Active underground mines

English name: Active underground mines

Description (English)

Artificial underground spaces. They may constitute important substitution habitats for cave-dwelling bats and for significant subterranean invertebrates such as crustaceans, planarians etc. Excludes disused mines (H1.7).

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code J3.1

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 88 Mines and underground passages wider
Phase 1 habitat classification (UK) 1993 I23 Artifical rock exposure and waste: mine same
Milieux Naturels de Suisse 1998 3.5.5 Cavité artificielle avec influences humaines (mines, tunnels) wider
Biotopes of Slovakia 1996 7300000 Banské vody n/a
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 J3.1 Active underground mines same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 J3.1 Active underground mines same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 J3.1 Active underground mines same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 J3.1 Active underground mines same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 J3.1 Active underground mines same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 J2.13 Active mines same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 88 Part of Mines and underground passages narrower
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 88 Part of Mines and underground passages narrower
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 88   narrower
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 88   narrower
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1991 88   narrower
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