Limestone pavements

English name: Limestone pavements

Description (English)

More or less level surfaces of calcareous rock of lowlands, hills and mountains of non-desert regions of the Palaearctic, including karstic pavements, lapi‚s, with their clints and grikes.

Source:
EUNIS habitat classification
Interpretation Manual of the habitats targeted by Resolution No. 4

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code H3.511
Bern Convention Resolution 4 habitat type (used for designation of Emerald sites)
Relation to Annex I habitat types (EU Habitats Directive)

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
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 62.311 Limestone pavements source
CORINE Land Cover 3.3.2. Bare rock n/a
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 H3.511 Limestone pavements same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 H3.511 Limestone pavements same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 H3.511 Limestone pavements same
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