entomofauna

noun

en·​to·​mo·​fau·​na ˌen-tə-mō-ˈfȯ-nə How to pronounce entomofauna (audio)
-ˈfä-
: a fauna of insects : the insects of an environment or region

Word History

Etymology

New Latin

First Known Use

1951, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of entomofauna was in 1951

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“Entomofauna.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/entomofauna. Accessed 5 Mar. 2024.

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