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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]
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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.
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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]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

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’.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005
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Illinois: The Illinois species records are taken from the faunistic and biogeographic literature (Kaston 1955; Beatty & Nelson 1976; Moulder 1966, and Beatty 2002) and a field guide (Moulder 1992).
Stress value (0.15) indicated that the configuration was a good representation of the faunistic similarities between stations.
In spite of the higher species richness in the organic than the conventional system, both the faunistic and diversity indices were generally similar.
A faunistic study on aquatic Coleoptera (Helophoridae: Hydrophilidae) species in Elazig Province, Turkey.
unispinosus: Brunner von Wattenwyl 1878: 42 description; Jacobson 1905: 330, 356: key, description; Kirby 1906: 376 taxonomic list; Ramme 1933: 507, 509 (arrangement), 510 (checklist), 537-8 (description); Werner 1934: 323 f faunistics; (as hamatus); Bey-Bienko 1954: 136 description; Karabag 1958: 86 faunistic list; Ciplak 1993: 19 faunistic list; Otte 1997: 127 taxonomic list; Naskrecki & Otte 1999: CD-ROM taxonomic list; Heller et al.
Here we provide additional faunistic records for four species, redescribe C.
Comprehensive faunistic information is available in the literature for only a few Mexican states or large areas: Chiapas (de la Maza & de la Maza 1993), Guerrero (Vargas et al.