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faunula

faunule (ˈfɔːnjuːl)

/ (ˈfɔːnjʊlə) /
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noun plural -ulae (-jʊliː) or -ules

the fauna of a small single environment
fossil fauna, dominated by representatives of a single community, found in a single stratum or in several thin adjacent strata

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Word Origin for faunula

C20: from fauna + -ule

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