Facies with Callianassa tyrrhena and Kellia corbuloides

English name: Facies with Callianassa tyrrhena and Kellia corbuloides

Description (English)

This facies of superficial muddy sands in sheltered waters is characterised by the dominance of the ghost shrimp Callianassa tyrrhena and the bivalve mollusc Kellia corbuloides.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code A5.281
Bern Convention Included in a Resolution 4 habitat type at a higher level (A5)

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Invertebrates Callianassa tyrrhena
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Callianassa tyrrhena Invertebrates

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Barcelona Convention 199812 III.2.3.1. Facies with Callianassa tyrrhena and Kellia corbuloides source
CORINE Land Cover 5.2.3. Sea and ocean n/a
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 A5.281 Facies with Callianassa tyrrhena and Kellia corbuloides same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 A4.331 Facies with Callianassa tyrrhena and Kellia corbuloides same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 A4.331 Facies with Callianassa tyrrhena and Kellia corbuloides same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 A4.341 Facies with Callianassa tyrrhena and Kellia corbuloides same
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