Four faunal associations seem to be recognizable in the area.
Only one genus is represented in our faunal region, the genus Libythea.
Lower Sonoran faunal area: comprises the most arid deserts of North America, beginning west of lat.
They are all properly West Indian in their faunal relations, but have found lodgment on the American shore at various points.
Possibly climatic changes were responsible for the faunal shift from the region that is now a plateau in Central Brazil.
With over 125 illustrations from drawings by Philip R. Goodwin and from photographs, and with 40 faunal maps.
These five faunal regions are characterized by the presence of certain groups of insects which are more or less peculiar to them.
The range of the species is confined to the extreme northeastern part of our faunal territory.
faunal relationships and geographic distribution of mammals in Sonora, Mexico.
It is wholly unlike any other species found within the faunal limits with which this book deals.
1771, collective name for animals of a certain region or time, from Late Latin Fauna, a Roman fertility goddess, wife, sister, or daughter (or some combination thereof) of Faunus (see faun).
Popularized by Linnaeus, who adopted it as a companion word to flora and used it in the title of his 1746 catalogue of the animals of Sweden, "Fauna Suecica." First used in English by naturalist Gilbert White.
fauna fau·na (fô'nə)
n. pl. fau·nas or fau·nae (-nē')
Animals, especially the animals of a particular region or period, considered as a group.
Animals, especially the animals of a particular place and time.