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  • n. Plural form of fauna.


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  • As I have pointed out in this post, old cemeteries are great places to preserve the native snail and other faunas of otherwise rapidly developing areas.

    Archive 2009-03-01

  • Pleistocene faunas from south China are difficult to subdivide based on the long temporal ranges of many taxa and a reduced number of genera in comparison to faunas from temperate north China.

    Archive 2009-02-01

  • The high species richness is derived in great part from the mixing of North and South American floras and faunas on this land bridge.

    Isthmian-Pacific moist forests

  • The coastal watersheds of northwestern South America have relatively sparse fish faunas compared to the great watersheds on the Atlantic side of the continent.

    Biological diversity in Tumbes-Chocó-Magdalena

  • Cambrian faunas was the previous entry in this blog.

    Mt. Vernon School Levy Passes - The Panda's Thumb

  • Back to the future: the contribution of palaeontology to the conservation of Australian forest faunas.

    Australian Fossil Mammal Sites, Australia

  • Before Riversleigh's fossil record began to unfold, there was only one Tertiary species known, but different thylacines have been identified from Riversleigh's Oligo-Miocene faunas.

    Australian Fossil Mammal Sites, Australia

  • One of the earliest terrestrial tetrapod faunas known in the world is from Joggins, Nova Scotia.


  • Two great animal faunas dominated the seas during the Paleozoic.


  • Relationship between mean July temperature and (a) the number of nesting bird species in western and middle Siberia; (b) the number of ground beetle species in local faunas of the Taymir Peninsula; and (c) the number of day butterfly species in the middle Siberian and Beringian areas of the Arctic [2].

    Implications of current species distributions for future biotic change in the Arctic


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