Definition of herpetofaunal in English:

herpetofaunal

adjective

Zoology
  • See herpetofauna

    • ‘Research should be directed at identifying the causes and extent of decline of the 7 herpetofaunal species we identified as decreasing on the refuge.’
    • ‘Thus far we have made great progress in our herpetofaunal surveys of the Southeast Coastal Network Parks.’
    • ‘Unlike calling frog and toad surveys, this method samples the entire herpetofaunal community, not just those that are vocal.’
    • ‘The Southeast is the stronghold of US herpetofaunal biodiversity and comprises approximately half of the nation's species of amphibians and reptiles, of which about 20% are endemic.’
    • ‘In 1997 and 1998, a herpetofaunal survey was conducted in conjunction with the Binational Expedition.’