Mount Etna hedgehog-heaths

English name: Mount Etna hedgehog-heaths

Description (English)

Lava-colonising hedgehog-heaths of Mount Etna formed by cushions of Astragalus granatensis ssp. siculus, with Berberis aetnensis, Juniperus hemisphaerica, Genista aetnensis, Adenocarpus bivonae, Viola aethnensis.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code F7.46
Bern Convention Included in a Resolution 4 habitat type at a higher level (F7)
Relation to Annex I habitat types (EU Habitats Directive)

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Conifers Juniperus hemisphaerica
Flowering Plants Berberis aetnensis
Flowering Plants Genista aetnensis
Flowering Plants Viola aethnensis
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Juniperus hemisphaerica Conifers
Berberis aetnensis Flowering Plants
Genista aetnensis Flowering Plants
Viola aethnensis Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 31.76 Mount Etna hedgehog-heaths source
CORINE Land Cover 3.2.3. Sclerophyllous vegetation n/a
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 F7.46 Mount Etna hedgehog-heaths same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 F7.46 Mount Etna hedgehog-heaths same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 F7.46 Mount Etna hedgehog-heaths same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 F7.46 Mount Etna hedgehog-heaths same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 F6.46 Mount Etna hedgehog-heaths same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 F5.46 Mount Etna hedgehog-heaths same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 31.76 Mount Etna hedgehog-heaths same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 31.76 Mount Etna hedgehog-heaths same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 31.76   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 31.76   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1991 31.76   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1989 31.76   same
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