EUNIS habitat classification 2017 > M - Marine benthic habitats > MA5 - Littoral sand > MA55 - Mediterranean littoral sand > MA551 - Biocenosis of Mediterranean supralittoral sands > MA5513 - Mediterranean supralittoral facies of tree truncks which have been washed ashore

Mediterranean supralittoral facies of tree truncks which have been washed ashore

Description (English)

Tree trunks or other large pieces of wood slowly decaying found on supralittoral beaches after being washed ashore after prolonged periods in the sea. Characteristic species are Agabiformius obtusus, Orchestia stephenseni, Dolichoiulus tongiorgii, Scarites laevigatus, Mesites pallidipennis, Orchestia sp, Porcelio sp. and Brachytemnoides filum

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code MA5513
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

Not available

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 2007 (revised descriptions 2012) B1.223 Facies of tree trunks which have been washed ashore same
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type Comment
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 B1.223 Facies of tree trunks which have been washed ashore same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 B1.223 Facies of tree trunks which have been washed ashore same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 B1.223 Facies of tree trunks which have been washed ashore same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 B1.223 Facies of tree trunks which have been washed ashore same
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