mesofauna

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From meso- (medium, intermediate) + -fauna (animals).

Noun[edit]

mesofauna (plural mesofaunae or mesofaunas)

  1. A general term for a group including any animal of intermediate size, typically invertebrates, such as bivalves, arthropods, insects, and annelids.

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