aeroplankton

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aeroplankton

(ˈɛərəʊˌplæŋktən)
n
the tiny plants, animals, and bacteria living and floating in the air
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Swifts feed on so-called aerial plankton, bugs and spiders that are swept into the sky by high winds.
Following the afternoon dispersal associated with the onset of the sea breeze, unusually high densities of green darners were observed 10-20 km inland, but these did not exhibit obvious directional flight and were probably following concentrations of aerial plankton advected inland by the sea breeze (Russell and Wilson, 1996).
"In the air over a heavily infested field, whiteflies look like aerial plankton," he says.
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