Gran Canaria pine-rockrose forests

English name: Gran Canaria pine-rockrose forests

Description (English)

Pinus canariensis forests of Gran Canaria, with Cistus symphytifolius var. leucophyllus and Lotus spartioides; they are the main habitat of the threatened Dendrocopos major thanneri and Fringilla teydea polatzeki.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code G3.813
Bern Convention Included in a Resolution 4 habitat type at a higher level (G3.8)

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Birds Dendrocopos major thanneri
Birds Fringilla teydea polatzeki
Conifers Pinus canariensis
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Dendrocopos major thanneri Birds
Fringilla teydea polatzeki Birds
Pinus canariensis Conifers

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 42.913 Gran Canaria pine-rockrose forests source
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G3.813 Gran Canaria pine-rockrose forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G3.813 Gran Canaria pine-rockrose forests same
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