Rock pavement lichen communities

English name: Rock pavement lichen communities

Description (English)

More or less level surfaces of rock of lowlands, hills and mountains of non-desert regions of the Palaearctic exposed by erosion or weathering processes, colonized by dense lichen mats.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code E4.22

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 62.32 Rock pavement lichen communities source
CORINE Land Cover 3.3.3. Sparsely vegetated areas n/a
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 E4.22 Rock pavement lichen communities same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 E4.22 Rock pavement lichen communities same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 E4.22 Rock pavement lichen communities same
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