Barren Tethyan lava flows

English name: Barren Tethyan lava flows

Description (English)

Lava flows, fields, dykes, necks, domes, cones of the volcanoes of the Mediterranean Basin and of western Asia, unvegetated, occupied by usually discontinuous communities dominated by algae, lichens, notably Stereocaulon vesubianum, or mosses, sometimes colonized by very sparse vascular plants.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code H6.243
Bern Convention Included in a Resolution 4 habitat type at a higher level (H6)

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 66.331 Barren Tethyan lava flows 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 H6.243 Barren Tethyan lava flows same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 H6.243 Barren Tethyan lava flows same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 H6.243 Barren Tethyan lava flows same
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