Biota



the animals, plants, fungi, etc., of a region or period.
Historical Examples

Gardening for the Million Alfred Pink
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 4 Various
Mammals of the San Gabriel Mountains of California Terry A. Vaughan
Seventeen Species of Bats Recorded from Barro Colorado Island, Panama Canal Zone E. Raymond Hall
A Population Study of the Prairie Vole (Microtus ochrogaster) in Northeastern Kansas Edwin P. Martin

noun
the plant and animal life of a particular region or period
n.
biota
(bī-ō’tə)
The organisms of a specific region or period considered as a group.

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