faunula


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faunula

(ˈfɔːnjʊlə) or

faunule

n, pl -ulae (-jʊliː) or -ules
1. (Zoology) the fauna of a small single environment
2. (Palaeontology) fossil fauna, dominated by representatives of a single community, found in a single stratum or in several thin adjacent strata
[C20: from fauna + -ule]