Definition of microfaunal in English:

microfaunal

adjective

Ecology
  • See microfauna

    • ‘In Scladina cave, oscillations between glacial and more temperate episodes have been demonstrated by microfaunal, palinological, and isotopic data.’
    • ‘The Silurian section has served as a standard for regional and interregional studies as a consequence of its well-documented macro- and microfaunal assemblages.’
    • ‘Qualitative analyses of macro-and microfaunal assemblages often, though not always, also support the patterns described above.’
    • ‘Among the microfaunal elements, the planktonic foraminifera suffered almost complete annihilation, and catastrophic extinction of almost all coccolithic algae also occurred at the end of the period.’