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Habitats Directive Code
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Classification of habitat types according to Annex I to Directive 92/43/EEC.
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Open sea and tidal areas eu-legal Valid
Sandbanks which are slightly covered by sea water all the time eu-legal Valid
Posidonia beds (Posidonion oceanicae) eu-legal Valid
Estuaries eu-legal Valid
Mudflats and sandflats not covered by seawater at low tide eu-legal Valid
Coastal lagoons eu-legal Valid
Large shallow inlets and bays eu-legal Valid
Reefs eu-legal Valid
Submarine structures made by leaking gases eu-legal Valid
Sea cliffs and shingle or stony beaches eu-legal Valid
Annual vegetation of drift lines eu-legal Valid
Perennial vegetation of stony banks eu-legal Valid
Vegetated sea cliffs of the Atlantic and Baltic Coasts eu-legal Valid
Vegetated sea cliffs of the Mediterranean coasts with endemic Limonium spp eu-legal Valid
Vegetated sea cliffs with endemic flora of the Macaronesian coasts eu-legal Valid
Atlantic and continental salt marshes and salt meadows eu-legal Valid
Salicornia and other annuals colonizing mud and sand eu-legal Valid
Spartina swards (Spartinion maritimae) eu-legal Valid
Atlantic salt meadows (Glauco-Puccinellietalia maritimae) eu-legal Valid
Inland salt meadows eu-legal Valid
Mediterranean and thermo-Atlantic salt marshes and salt meadows eu-legal Valid
Mediterranean salt meadows (Juncetalia maritimi) eu-legal Valid
Mediterranean and thermo-Atlantic halophilous scrubs (Sarcocornetea fruticosi) eu-legal Valid
Halo-nitrophilous scrubs (Pegano-Salsoletea) eu-legal Valid
Salt and gypsum inland steppes eu-legal Valid
Mediterranean salt steppes (Limonietalia) eu-legal Valid
Iberian gypsum vegetation (Gypsophiletalia) eu-legal Valid
Pannonic salt steppes and salt marshes eu-legal Valid
Boreal Baltic archipelago, coastal and landupheaval areas eu-legal Valid
Baltic esker islands with sandy, rocky and shingle beach vegetation and sublittoral vegetation eu-legal Valid
Boreal Baltic islets and small islands eu-legal Valid
Boreal Baltic coastal meadows eu-legal Valid
Boreal Baltic sandy beaches with perennial vegetation eu-legal Valid
Boreal Baltic narrow inlets eu-legal Valid
Sea dunes of the Atlantic, North Sea and Baltic coasts eu-legal Valid
Embryonic shifting dunes eu-legal Valid
Shifting dunes along the shoreline with Ammophila arenaria ('white dunes') eu-legal Valid
Fixed coastal dunes with herbaceous vegetation ('grey dunes') eu-legal Valid
Decalcified fixed dunes with Empetrum nigrum eu-legal Valid
Atlantic decalcified fixed dunes (Calluno-Ulicetea) eu-legal Valid
Dunes with Hippophaë rhamnoides eu-legal Valid
Dunes with Salix repens ssp argentea (Salicion arenariae) eu-legal Valid
Wooded dunes of the Atlantic, Continental and Boreal region eu-legal Valid
Humid dune slacks eu-legal Valid
Machairs (* in Ireland) eu-legal Valid
Sea dunes of the Mediterranean coast eu-legal Valid
Crucianellion maritimae fixed beach dunes eu-legal Valid
Dunes with Euphorbia terracina eu-legal Valid
Malcolmietalia dune grasslands eu-legal Valid
Brachypodietalia dune grasslands with annuals eu-legal Valid
Coastal dunes with Juniperus spp eu-legal Valid
Cisto-Lavenduletalia dune sclerophyllous scrubs eu-legal Valid
Wooded dunes with Pinus pinea and/or Pinus pinaster eu-legal Valid
Inland dunes, old and decalcified eu-legal Valid
Dry sand heaths with Calluna and Genista eu-legal Valid
Dry sand heaths with Calluna and Empetrum nigrum eu-legal Valid
Inland dunes with open Corynephorus and Agrostis grasslands eu-legal Valid
Pannonic inland dunes eu-legal Valid
Standing water eu-legal Valid
Oligotrophic waters containing very few minerals of sandy plains (Littorelletalia uniflorae) eu-legal Valid
Oligotrophic waters containing very few minerals generally on sandy soils of the West Mediterranean, with Isoetes spp eu-legal Valid
Oligotrophic to mesotrophic standing waters with vegetation of the Littorelletea uniflorae and/or of the Isoeto-Nanojuncetea eu-legal Valid
Hard oligo-mesotrophic waters with benthic vegetation of Chara spp eu-legal Valid
Natural eutrophic lakes with Magnopotamion or Hydrocharition -type vegetation eu-legal Valid
Natural dystrophic lakes and ponds eu-legal Valid
Mediterranean temporary ponds eu-legal Valid
Turloughs eu-legal Valid
Lakes of gypsum karst eu-legal Valid
Transylvanian hot-spring lotus beds eu-legal Valid
Running water - sections of water courses with natural or semi-natural dynamics (minor, average and major beds) where the water quality shows no significant deterioration eu-legal Valid
Fennoscandian natural rivers eu-legal Valid
Alpine rivers and the herbaceous vegetation along their banks eu-legal Valid
Alpine rivers and their ligneous vegetation with Myricaria germanica eu-legal Valid
Alpine rivers and their ligneous vegetation with Salix elaeagnos eu-legal Valid
Constantly flowing Mediterranean rivers with Glaucium flavum eu-legal Valid
Water courses of plain to montane levels with the Ranunculion fluitantis and Callitricho-Batrachion vegetation eu-legal Valid
Rivers with muddy banks with Chenopodion rubri pp and Bidention pp vegetation eu-legal Valid
Constantly flowing Mediterranean rivers with Paspalo-Agrostidion species and hanging curtains of Salix and Populus alba eu-legal Valid
Intermittently flowing Mediterranean rivers of the Paspalo-Agrostidion eu-legal Valid
Temperate heath and scrub eu-legal Valid
Northern Atlantic wet heaths with Erica tetralix eu-legal Valid
Temperate Atlantic wet heaths with Erica ciliaris and Erica tetralix eu-legal Valid
European dry heaths eu-legal Valid
Dry Atlantic coastal heaths with Erica vagans eu-legal Valid
Endemic macaronesian heaths eu-legal Valid
Alpine and Boreal heaths eu-legal Valid
Bushes with Pinus mugo and Rhododendron hirsutum (Mugo-Rhododendretum hirsuti) eu-legal Valid
Sub-Arctic Salix spp scrub eu-legal Valid
Endemic oro-Mediterranean heaths with gorse eu-legal Valid
Subcontinental peri-Pannonic scrub eu-legal Valid
Rhodope Potentilla fruticosa thickets eu-legal Valid
Ponto-Sarmatic deciduous thickets eu-legal Valid
Sub-Mediterranean and temperate scrub eu-legal Valid
Stable xero-thermophilous formations with Buxus sempervirens on rock slopes (Berberidion pp) eu-legal Valid
Mountain Cytisus purgans formations eu-legal Valid
Juniperus communis formations on heaths or calcareous grasslands eu-legal Valid
Cistus palhinhae formations on maritime wet heaths eu-legal Valid
Mediterranean arborescent matorral eu-legal Valid
Arborescent matorral with Juniperus spp eu-legal Valid
Arborescent matorral with Zyziphus eu-legal Valid
Arborescent matorral with Laurus nobilis eu-legal Valid
Thermo-Mediterranean and pre-steppe brush eu-legal Valid
Laurus nobilis thickets eu-legal Valid
Low formations of Euphorbia close to cliffs eu-legal Valid
Thermo-Mediterranean and pre-desert scrub eu-legal Valid
Phrygana eu-legal Valid
West Mediterranean clifftop phryganas (Astragalo-Plantaginetum subulatae) eu-legal Valid
Sarcopoterium spinosum phryganas eu-legal Valid
Endemic phryganas of the Euphorbio-Verbascion eu-legal Valid
Natural grasslands eu-legal Valid
Rupicolous calcareous or basophilic grasslands of the Alysso-Sedion albi eu-legal Valid
Xeric sand calcareous grasslands eu-legal Valid
Calaminarian grasslands of the Violetalia calaminariae eu-legal Valid
Siliceous Pyrenean Festuca eskia grasslands eu-legal Valid
Siliceous alpine and boreal grasslands eu-legal Valid
Oro-Iberian Festuca indigesta grasslands eu-legal Valid
Alpine and subalpine calcareous grasslands eu-legal Valid
Macaronesian mesophile grasslands eu-legal Valid
Rupicolous pannonic grasslands (Stipo-Festucetalia pallentis) eu-legal Valid
Semi-natural dry grasslands and scrubland facies eu-legal Valid
Semi-natural dry grasslands and scrubland facies on calcareous substrates (Festuco-Brometalia) (* important orchid sites) eu-legal Valid
Pseudo-steppe with grasses and annuals of the Thero-Brachypodietea eu-legal Valid
Species-rich Nardus grasslands, on silicious substrates in mountain areas (and submountain areas in Continental Europe) eu-legal Valid
Sub-Pannonic steppic grasslands eu-legal Valid
Pannonic loess steppic grasslands eu-legal Valid
Pannonic sand steppes eu-legal Valid
Fennoscandian lowland species-rich dry to mesic grasslands eu-legal Valid
Nordic alvar and precambrian calcareous flatrocks eu-legal Valid
Eastern sub-mediteranean dry grasslands (Scorzoneratalia villosae) eu-legal Valid
Serpentinophilous grassland of Cyprus eu-legal Valid
Ponto-Sarmatic steppes eu-legal Valid
Oro-Moesian acidophilous grasslands eu-legal Valid
Sclerophillous grazed forests (dehesas) eu-legal Valid
Dehesas with evergreen Quercus spp eu-legal Valid
Semi-natural tall-herb humid meadows eu-legal Valid
Molinia meadows on calcareous, peaty or clayey-silt-laden soils (Molinion caeruleae) eu-legal Valid
Mediterranean tall humid grasslands of the Molinio-Holoschoenion eu-legal Valid
Hydrophilous tall herb fringe communities of plains and of the montane to alpine levels eu-legal Valid
Alluvial meadows of river valleys of the Cnidion dubii eu-legal Valid
Northern boreal alluvial meadows eu-legal Valid
Peat grasslands of Troodos eu-legal Valid
Mesophile grasslands eu-legal Valid
Lowland hay meadows (Alopecurus pratensis, Sanguisorba officinalis) eu-legal Valid
Mountain hay meadows eu-legal Valid
Fennoscandian wooded meadows eu-legal Valid
Sphagnum acid bogs eu-legal Valid
Active raised bogs eu-legal Valid
Degraded raised bogs still capable of natural regeneration eu-legal Valid
Blanket bogs (* if active bog) eu-legal Valid
Transition mires and quaking bogs eu-legal Valid
Depressions on peat substrates of the Rhynchosporion eu-legal Valid
Fennoscandian mineral-rich springs and springfens eu-legal Valid
Calcareous fens eu-legal Valid
Calcareous fens with Cladium mariscus and species of the Caricion davallianae eu-legal Valid
Petrifying springs with tufa formation (Cratoneurion) eu-legal Valid
Alkaline fens eu-legal Valid
Alpine pioneer formations of the Caricion bicoloris-atrofuscae eu-legal Valid
Boreal mires eu-legal Valid
Aapa mires eu-legal Valid
Palsa mires eu-legal Valid
Scree eu-legal Valid
Siliceous scree of the montane to snow levels (Androsacetalia alpinae and Galeopsietalia ladani) eu-legal Valid
Calcareous and calcshist screes of the montane to alpine levels (Thlaspietea rotundifolii) eu-legal Valid
Western Mediterranean and thermophilous scree eu-legal Valid
Eastern Mediterranean screes eu-legal Valid
Medio-European upland siliceous screes eu-legal Valid
Medio-European calcareous scree of hill and montane levels eu-legal Valid
Rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation eu-legal Valid
Calcareous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation eu-legal Valid
Siliceous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation eu-legal Valid
Siliceous rock with pioneer vegetation of the Sedo-Scleranthion or of the Sedo albi-Veronicion dillenii eu-legal Valid
Limestone pavements eu-legal Valid
Other rocky habitats eu-legal Valid
Caves not open to the public eu-legal Valid
Fields of lava and natural excavations eu-legal Valid
Submerged or partially submerged sea caves eu-legal Valid
Permanent glaciers eu-legal Valid
Forests of Boreal Europe eu-legal Valid
Western Taïga eu-legal Valid
Fennoscandian hemiboreal natural old broad-leaved deciduous forests (Quercus, Tilia, Acer, Fraxinus or Ulmus) rich in epiphytes eu-legal Valid
Natural forests of primary succession stages of landupheaval coast eu-legal Valid
Nordic subalpine/subarctic forests with Betula pubescens ssp czerepanovii eu-legal Valid
Fennoscandian herb-rich forests with Picea abies eu-legal Valid
Coniferous forests on, or connected to, glaciofluvial eskers eu-legal Valid
Fennoscandian wooded pastures eu-legal Valid
Fennoscandian deciduous swamp woods eu-legal Valid
Forests of Temperate Europe eu-legal Valid
Luzulo-Fagetum beech forests eu-legal Valid
Atlantic acidophilous beech forests with Ilex and sometimes also Taxus in the shrublayer (Quercion robori-petraeae or Ilici-Fagenion) eu-legal Valid
Asperulo-Fagetum beech forests eu-legal Valid
Medio-European subalpine beech woods with Acer and Rumex arifolius eu-legal Valid
Medio-European limestone beech forests of the Cephalanthero-Fagion eu-legal Valid
Sub-Atlantic and medio-European oak or oak-hornbeam forests of the Carpinion betuli eu-legal Valid
Galio-Carpinetum oak-hornbeam forests eu-legal Valid
Tilio-Acerion forests of slopes, screes and ravines eu-legal Valid
Old acidophilous oak woods with Quercus robur on sandy plains eu-legal Valid
Old sessile oak woods with Ilex and Blechnum in the British Isles eu-legal Valid
Eastern white oak woods eu-legal Valid
Thermophilous Fraxinus angustifolia woods eu-legal Valid
Moesian silver fir forests eu-legal Valid
Caledonian forest eu-legal Valid
Rhodopide and Balkan Range Scots pine forests eu-legal Valid
Bog woodland eu-legal Valid
Alluvial forests with Alnus glutinosa and Fraxinus excelsior (Alno-Padion, Alnion incanae, Salicion albae) eu-legal Valid
Riparian mixed forests of Quercus robur, Ulmus laevis and Ulmus minor, Fraxinus excelsior or Fraxinus angustifolia, along the great rivers (Ulmenion minoris) eu-legal Valid
Pannonic woods with Quercus petraea and Carpinus betulus eu-legal Valid
Pannonian woods with Quercus pubescens eu-legal Valid
Euro-Siberian steppic woods with Quercus spp eu-legal Valid
Taxus baccata woods of the British Isles eu-legal Valid
Illyrian Fagus sylvatica forests (Aremonio-Fagion) eu-legal Valid
Illyrian oak-hornbeam forests (Erythronio-carpinion) eu-legal Valid
Pannonian-Balkanic turkey oak –sessile oak forests eu-legal Valid
Pannonic inland sand dune thicket (Junipero-Populetum albae) eu-legal Valid
Holy Cross fir forest (Abietetum polonicum) eu-legal Valid
Western Carpathian calcicolous Pinus sylvestris forests eu-legal Valid
Dinaric dolomite Scots pine forests (Genisto januensis-Pinetum) eu-legal Valid
Western Pontic beech forests eu-legal Valid
Central European lichen scots pine forests eu-legal Valid
Sarmatic steppe pine forest eu-legal Valid
Dacian Beech forests (Symphyto-Fagion) eu-legal Valid
Moesian beech forests eu-legal Valid
Dobrogean beech forests eu-legal Valid
Dacian oak & hornbeam forests eu-legal Valid
Moesian silver lime woods eu-legal Valid
Mediterranean deciduous forests eu-legal Valid
Apeninne beech forests with Taxus and Ilex eu-legal Valid
Apennine beech forests with Abies alba and beech forests with Abies nebrodensis eu-legal Valid
Galicio-Portuguese oak woods with Quercus robur and Quercus pyrenaica eu-legal Valid
Quercus faginea and Quercus canariensis Iberian woods eu-legal Valid
Quercus trojana woods eu-legal Valid
Castanea sativa woods eu-legal Valid
Hellenic beech forests with Abies borisii-regis eu-legal Valid
Quercus frainetto woods eu-legal Valid
Cupressus forests (Acero-Cupression) eu-legal Valid
Salix alba and Populus alba galleries eu-legal Valid
Riparian formations on intermittent Mediterranean water courses with Rhododendron ponticum, Salix and others eu-legal Valid
Platanus orientalis and Liquidambar orientalis woods (Platanion orientalis) eu-legal Valid
Southern riparian galleries and thickets (Nerio-Tamaricetea and Securinegion tinctoriae) eu-legal Valid
Mediterranean sclerophyllous forests eu-legal Valid
Aegean Quercus brachyphylla woods eu-legal Valid
Olea and Ceratonia forests eu-legal Valid
Quercus suber forests eu-legal Valid
Quercus ilex and Quercus rotundifolia forests eu-legal Valid
Quercus macrolepis forests eu-legal Valid
Macaronesian laurel forests (Laurus, Ocotea) eu-legal Valid
Palm groves of Phoenix eu-legal Valid
Forests of Ilex aquifolium eu-legal Valid
Scrub and low forest vegetation with Quercus alnifolia eu-legal Valid
Woodlands with Quercus infectoria (Anagyro foetidae-Quercetum infectoriae) eu-legal Valid
Temperate mountainous coniferous forests eu-legal Valid
Acidophilous Picea forests of the montane to alpine levels (Vaccinio-Piceetea) eu-legal Valid
Alpine Larix decidua and/or Pinus cembra forests eu-legal Valid
Subalpine and montane Pinus uncinata forests (* if on gypsum or limestone) eu-legal Valid
Mediterranean and Macaronesian mountainous coniferous forests eu-legal Valid
Southern Apennine Abies alba forests eu-legal Valid
Abies pinsapo forests eu-legal Valid
(Sub-) Mediterranean pine forests with endemic black pines eu-legal Valid
Mediterranean pine forests with endemic Mesogean pines eu-legal Valid
Canary Island endemic pine forests eu-legal Valid
Endemic forests with Juniperus spp eu-legal Valid
Tetraclinis articulata forests eu-legal Valid
Mediterranean Taxus baccata woods eu-legal Valid
Cedrus brevifolia forests (Cedrosetum brevifoliae) eu-legal Valid
High oro-Mediterranean pine forests eu-legal Valid