Marstaller, R. 2010. The bryophyte communities of the order Hylocomietalia splendentis Gillet ex Vadam 1990. 141th contribution to the bryophyte vegetation of Thuringia. — Herzogia 23: 279–311.
The acidophytic or subneutrophytic bryophyte communities Eurhynchietum striati Wiśn. 1930, Hylocomietum brevirostris ass. nov., Brachythecio rutabuli-Cirriphylletum piliferi ass. nov. and Pleurozietum schreberi Wiśn. 1930 has been described in Thuringia and neighbouring areas. These communities grows on a thin humus layer over rock, on living bark and on rotten wood in forests and margins of forests. Syntaxonomy, phytosociological structure (with 5 vegetation tables), ecology and distribution of these communities are described.