Troglobiont invertebrate sulphur caves

English name: Troglobiont invertebrate sulphur caves

Description (English)

Deoxygenated, relatively warm caves, with atmospheres rich in carbon dioxide and sulphur vapour or methane and hydrogen sulfide, harbouring relict thermophile faunas of highly distinctive troglobiont and stygobiont invertebrates.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code H1.234
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
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 65.44 Troglobiont invertebrate sulphur caves source
Milieux Naturels de Suisse 1998 3.5 Grottes et cavernes obscures wider
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 H1.234 Troglobiont invertebrate sulphur caves same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 H1.234 Troglobiont invertebrate sulphur caves same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 H1.234 Troglobiont invertebrate sulphur caves same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 H1.234 Troglobiont invertebrate sulphur caves same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 H1.234 Troglobiont invertebrate sulphur caves same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 H1.214 Troglobiont invertebrate sulphur caves same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 65.44 Troglobiont invertebrate sulphur caves same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 65.44 Troglobiont invertebrate sulphur caves same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 65.44   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 65.44   same
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