EUNIS habitat classification 2017 > M - Marine benthic habitats > MA1 - Littoral rock > MA15 - Mediterranean littoral rock > MA151 - Biocenosis of Mediterranean supralittoral rock > MA1511 - Association with Entophysalis deusta and Verrucaria amphibia

Association with Entophysalis deusta and Verrucaria amphibia

Description (English)

Littoral rocks, mostly limestone, with the lichen Hydropunctaria amphibia (Syn. Verrucaria amphibia) and Cynaobacteria forming coloured belts. Characteristic species include Entophysalis deusta, Euraphia depressa, Fucellia maritima, Hydropunctaria amphibia, Ligia italica, Mastigocoleus testarum, Melarhaphe neritoides and Scytonematopsis crustacea

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code MA1511
Relation to Resolution 4 habitat type (used for designation of Emerald sites)

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Invertebrates Euraphia depressa
Invertebrates Fucellia maritima
Invertebrates Ligia italica
Invertebrates Melarhaphe neritoides
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Euraphia depressa Invertebrates
Fucellia maritima Invertebrates
Ligia italica Invertebrates
Melarhaphe neritoides Invertebrates

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 2007 (revised descriptions 2012) B3.116 Association with Entophysalis deusta and Verrucaria amphibia same
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type Comment
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 B3.116 Association with Entophysalis deusta and Verrucaria amphibia same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 B3.117 Association with Entophysalis deusta and Verrucaria amphibia same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 B3.117 Association with Entophysalis deusta and Verrucaria amphibia same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 B3.117 Association with Entophysalis deusta and Verrucaria amphibia same
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