faunule

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faunula or faunule (ˈfɔːnjʊlə, ˈfɔːnjuːl)
 
n , pl -ulae, -ules
1.  the fauna of a small single environment
2.  fossil fauna, dominated by representatives of a single community, found in a single stratum or in several thin adjacent strata
 
[C20: from fauna + -ule]
 
faunule or faunule (ˈfɔːnjʊlə, ˈfɔːnjuːl, -jʊliː)
 
n
 
[C20: from fauna + -ule]

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