herpetofauna

noun
her·​pe·​to·​fauna | \ ¦hərpətō+ \

Definition of herpetofauna

: reptiles or reptile life especially of a particular region

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History and Etymology for herpetofauna

New Latin, from herpet- + fauna

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“Herpetofauna.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/herpetofauna. Accessed 25 Feb. 2021.

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