Underground standing waterbodies

English name: Underground standing waterbodies

Description (English)

Undergound waterbodies, without perceptible flow, which may be permanent or temporary, and may or may not be part of a cave system.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code H1.5
Bern Convention Included in a Resolution 4 habitat type at a higher level (H1)

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Not available

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Ramsar Wetland Types Zk Subterranean karst and cave hydrological systems overlap
Phase 1 habitat classification (UK) 1993 J5 Other habitat not defined
Milieux Naturels de Suisse 1998 1.4.4 Lac souterrain narrower
Biotopes of Slovakia 1996 7222200 Podzemné jazerá n/a
Biotopes of Slovakia 1996 7221300 Sintrové jazierka n/a
Biotopes of Slovakia 1996 7221200 Podzemné jazerá n/a
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 H1.5 Underground standing waterbodies same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 H1.5 Underground standing waterbodies same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 H1.5 Underground standing waterbodies same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 H1.5 Underground standing waterbodies same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 H1.3 Water column of underground standing water same
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