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Small, invertebrate animals found in the soil, characteristically annelids (worms), arthropods (Arthropoda), nematodes, and molluscs. These organisms are readily removed from a soil sample by using a Tullgren funnel or a similar device. Compare macrofauna; microfauna.

Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences — Ecology and Conservation.

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