Troglophile invertebrate caves

English name: Troglophile invertebrate caves

Description (English)

Caves harbouring communities that include no troglobiont organisms, but include troglophile invertebrates. Generally, they are caves crossed by watercourses or with rich trophic substratum, excavated in limestone afforested zones.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code H1.24
Bern Convention Included in a Resolution 4 habitat type at a higher level (H1)
Relation to Annex I habitat types (EU Habitats Directive)

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 65.5 Troglophile invertebrate caves source
Milieux Naturels de Suisse 1998 3.5 Grottes et cavernes obscures wider
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 H1.24 Troglophile invertebrate caves same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 H1.24 Troglophile invertebrate caves same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 H1.24 Troglophile invertebrate caves same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 H1.24 Troglophile invertebrate caves same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 H1.24 Troglophile invertebrate caves same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 H1.22 Troglophile invertebrate caves same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 65.5 Troglophile invertebrate caves same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 65.5 Troglophile invertebrate caves same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 65.5   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 65.5   same
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