entomofauna

[ en-tuh-moh-faw-nuh ]
/ ˌɛn tə moʊˈfɔ nə /

noun, plural en·to·mo·fau·nas, en·to·mo·fau·nae [en-tuh-moh-faw-nee] /ˌɛn tə moʊˈfɔ ni/. (used with a singular or plural verb)

the insect life of a region or habitat.

Nearby words

  1. entoil,
  2. entomb,
  3. entomic,
  4. entomion,
  5. entomo-,
  6. entomol.,
  7. entomological,
  8. entomologist,
  9. entomologize,
  10. entomology

Origin of entomofauna

First recorded in 1950–55; entomo- + fauna

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