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fauna
Subject Category
P Natural Resources, Earth and Environmental Sciences
Definition
The animal life of an area, "animal" being used in the broad sense to include birds, fish, reptiles, insects, mollusks, crustaceans, etc., in addition to mammals.
Definition Source
Schwarz, Charles F.; Thor, Edward C.; Elsner, Gary H. 1976. Wildland planning glossary. Gen. Tech. Rep. PSW-13. Berkeley, Calif.: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Experiment Station
RDF/XML Format:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/9588.rdf
Persistent URI:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/9588
Used For
natural fauna
Broader Term
biological resources
Narrower Term
avifauna
herpetofauna
soil fauna
Related Term
animals
biogeography
ethnozoology
indigenous species
scientific expeditions
Spanish
fauna
Term Number
9588