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fau·na

(faw'nă),
The animal forms of a continent, district, locality, or habitat.
[Mod. L. application of Fauna, sister of Faunus, a rural deity]

fauna

/fau·na/ (faw´nah) the collective animal organisms of a given locality.

fauna

(fô′nə)
n. pl. fau·nas or fau·nae (-nē′)
1. (used with a sing. or pl. verb) Animals, especially the animals of a particular region or period, considered as a group.
2. A catalog of the animals of a specific region or period.

fau′nal adj.
fau′nal·ly adv.

fau·na

(faw'nă)
The animal forms of a continent, district, locality, or habitat.
[Mod. L. application of Fauna, sister of Faunus, a rural deity]

fauna

the grouping of animals present in any one place or at any one time in geological history Together with the FLORA this constitutes the total of organisms living in a particular environment - ‘the flora and fauna’.
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2), has also yielded a conodont fauna described by Lindstrom & Pelhate (1971) and Paris et al.
SOUNDBITE (English) John Scanlon, Secretary-General, Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES):
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