Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • As regards the fauna; faunally.

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Examples

  • The area is faunistically rich, including European brown bear Ursus arctos, wolf Canis lupus, European otter Lutra lutra, wild cat Felis silvestris, eagle owl Bubo bubo, and capercaillie Tetra urogallus.

    Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia

  • Here, where several faunistically distinct areas are in contact, many species are only known from a single record or from a few localities, all within this district.

    Kuhrud-Kohbanan Mountains forest steppe

  • Mammoth Cave National Park, in a karst limestone landscape in the state of Kentucky, has the world's longest and most faunistically diverse network of caves and underground passageways.

    Mammoth Cave National Park, United States

  • These patches of moist forest are very distinct floristically and faunistically from the surrounding caatinga xeric shrublands, and occur on isolated mountains and ridges.

    Caatinga Enclaves moist forests

  • Linework for the ecoregion follows an elevational contour (1000 m) around the valley of the upper Cauca River which is distinct floristically and faunistically from the montane forests which encompass it.

    Cauca Valley dry forests

  • But in the end, and also for unknown causes, this great fauna died out in South America likewise, leaving a continent faunistically even more impoverished than North America.

    VIII. Primeval Man; and the Horse, the Lion, and the Elephant

  • The Arabian Gulf is also faunistically rich, with the world’s second largest dugong population in its seagrass beds.

    Islands and Protected Areas of the Gulf of California, Mexico

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