EUNIS habitat classification 2017 > M - Marine benthic habitats > MB5 - Infralittoral sand > MB55 - Mediterranean infralittoral sand > MB553 - Biocenosis of Mediterranean superficial muddy sands in sheltered waters > MB5532 - Facies with fresh water resurgences with Cerastoderma glaucum and Cyathura carinata

Facies with fresh water resurgences with Cerastoderma glaucum and Cyathura carinata

Description (English)

This facies, typical of fresh water springs, is characterised by the bivalve molluscs Cerastoderma glaucum and Cyathura carinata.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code MB5532
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 Cerastoderma glaucum
Invertebrates Cyathura carinata
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Cerastoderma glaucum Invertebrates
Cyathura carinata Invertebrates

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 2007 (revised descriptions 2012) A5.282 Facies with fresh water resurgences with Cerastoderma glaucum and Cyathura carinata same
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type Comment
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 A5.282 Facies with fresh water resurgences with Cerastoderma glaucum and Cyathura carinata same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 A4.332 Facies with fresh water resurgences with Cerastoderma glaucum and Cyathura carinata same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 A4.332 Facies with fresh water resurgences with Cerastoderma glaucum and Cyathura carinata same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 A4.342 Facies with fresh water resurgences with Cerastoderma glaucum and Cyathura carinata same
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