The terms macrofauna , mesofauna, and microfauna are used especially in describing those organisms living in or on soil or benthic sediment.
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New Latin, from mes- + fauna
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“Mesofauna.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mesofauna. Accessed 25 Sep. 2021.
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