Proteus anguinus caves

Description (English)

Caves of the Adriatic karst system of Italy, Slovenia, Croatia and Montenegro, harbouring the relict amphibian Proteus anguinus, the most remarkable of all troglobiont vertebrates.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code U1111

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Amphibians Proteus anguinus
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Proteus anguinus Olm Amphibians

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 2007 (revised descriptions 2012) H1.211 Proteus anguinus caves same
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type Comment
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 H1.211 Proteus anguinus caves same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 H1.211 Proteus anguinus caves same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 H1.211 Proteus anguinus caves same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 H1.211 Proteus anguinus caves same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 H1.211 Proteus anguinus caves same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 H1.111 Olm caves same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 65.11 Olm caves same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 65.11 Olm caves same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 65.11   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 65.11   same
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