Bare limestone inland cliffs

English name: Bare limestone inland cliffs

Description (English)

Limestone rocks and cliffs of lowlands, hills and mountains of non-desert regions of the Palaearctic. Their lichen communities are composed of internal crustose lichens (Protoblastenia, Verrucaria, Petractis, Polyblastia), external crustose lichens (Caloplaca, Xanthoria) or gelatinous (Collema) and foliose (Dermatocarpon) lichens.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code H3.2E
Bern Convention Included in a Resolution 4 habitat type at a higher level (H3.2)

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 62.41 Limestone dry inland cliffs source
CORINE Land Cover 3.3.2. Bare rock n/a
Nordic Vegetation Classification 1994 5.1.5.1 Bedrock alvar type n/a
Nordic Vegetation Classification 1994 5.1.5.1a Lecanora calcarea bedrock variant n/a
Milieux Naturels de Suisse 1998 3.4.1.1 Paroi calcaire sans végétation vasculaire same
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 H3.2E Bare limestone inland cliffs same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 H3.2E Bare limestone inland cliffs same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 H3.2E Bare limestone inland cliffs same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 H3.2E Bare limestone inland cliffs same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 H3.2E Bare limestone inland cliffs same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 H3.1E Bare limestone inland cliffs same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 62.41 Limestone bare inland cliffs same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 62.41 Limestone bare inland cliffs same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 62.41   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 62.41   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1991 62.41   same
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