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mac·ro·fau·na

 (mă′krō-fô′nə)
n. pl. macrofauna or ma·cro·fau·nas
Macroscopic animals of soil or benthic sediments that are greater than about 1 or 2 millimeters in size, such as earthworms or polychaetes.

mac′ro·fau′nal adj.

macrofauna

(ˈmækrəʊˌfɔːnə)
n
(Biology) any animals visible to the naked eye
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Middle and Late Pleistocene Macrofaunas of the Neuwied Basin Region (Rhineland Palatinate) of West Germany.