faunizone

noun
fau·​ni·​zone | \ ˈfȯnəˌzōn, ˈfän- \
plural -s

Definition of faunizone

: a group of geologic beds deposited during the life span of a particular assemblage of organisms and thus characterized by the fossils of a particular fauna

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History and Etymology for faunizone

fauni- (from fauna) + zone

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“Faunizone.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/faunizone. Accessed 5 Jul. 2022.

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