entomofauna


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entomofauna

(ɛnˈtɒməˌfɔːnə)
n
(Zoology) entomol the insect life of a region
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en•to•mo•fau•na

(ˌɛn tə moʊˈfɔ nə)

n., pl. -nas, -nae (-nē). (used with a sing. or pl. v.)
the indigenous insects of a habitat.
[1950–55]
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(1985) Analisis de la entomofauna necrofila de un cafetal en el Soconusco, Chiapas.
Contudo, com o crescimento de areas com plantios florestais e necessario realizar o monitoramento constante da entomofauna associada a estes, visto que ha um grande numero de especies-praga registradas, e a Classe Hexapoda apresenta varios grupos considerados bioindicadores, pois possuem grande diversidade de especies, habitat e apresentam significativa importancia nos processos biologicos dos ecossistemas (BERTI FILHO, 1995).
There is no previous evidence of Anthaxia midas midas occurring in Asia; and this study now adds this species to the entomofauna of Asia and Anatolian.