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  • n. Any fauna that live within groundwater systems, such as caves and aquifers, particularly the small, aquatic groundwater invertebrates.


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  • Uhh... Troopie? Did you know you could edit your comments? ;) Welcome to Wordie!

    May 22, 2008

  • Creatures that live within underwater caves and aquifers, usually invertebrates, though terrestrial air-breathing subterranean animals are also sometimes included.

    May 21, 2008

  • Stygofauna usually live within freshwater aquifers, but are also found in marine caves and wells along coasts.

    May 21, 2008

  • Not to be confused with Troglobites.

    May 21, 2008

  • Not a word one needs every day but what the hell!

    May 21, 2008