Zemen

Quick facts

  • Natura 2000 site (code BG0001012)
  • Under Habitats Directive
  • Since October 2007
  • Country: Bulgaria
  • Administrative region: Yugozapaden (BG41)
  • Surface area: 178 km2 (17758.04 ha)
  • Marine area: 0%
  • Located in Continental biogeographical region
  • It protects 35 species of the Nature Directives
  • It protects 23 habitat types of the Habitats Directive

Source and more information: Natura 2000 Standard Data Form


Species


List

Species summary

Nature directives' species in this site (35)
Species group Number
Amphibians 2
Fishes 3
Flowering Plants 2
Invertebrates 9
Mammals 16
Reptiles 3

Habitat types

Habitat type code Habitat type english name Cover [ha]
3150 Natural eutrophic lakes with Magnopotamion or Hydrocharition -type vegetation 1.70477
3260 Water courses of plain to montane levels with the Ranunculion fluitantis and Callitricho-Batrachion vegetation 170.832
4090 Endemic oro-Mediterranean heaths with gorse 1708.32
5130 Juniperus communis formations on heaths or calcareous grasslands 27.7025
5210 Arborescent matorral with Juniperus spp 683.685
6110 Rupicolous calcareous or basophilic grasslands of the Alysso-Sedion albi 38.7125
6220 Pseudo-steppe with grasses and annuals of the Thero-Brachypodietea 1.70477
6430 Hydrophilous tall herb fringe communities of plains and of the montane to alpine levels 341.665
6510 Lowland hay meadows (Alopecurus pratensis, Sanguisorba officinalis) 1.70477
8210 Calcareous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation 170.832
8230 Siliceous rock with pioneer vegetation of the Sedo-Scleranthion or of the Sedo albi-Veronicion dillenii 31.0766
8310 Caves not open to the public 0
9130 Asperulo-Fagetum beech forests 556.182
9150 Medio-European limestone beech forests of the Cephalanthero-Fagion 293.363
9170 Galio-Carpinetum oak-hornbeam forests 946.326
9180 Tilio-Acerion forests of slopes, screes and ravines 146.859
91E0 Alluvial forests with Alnus glutinosa and Fraxinus excelsior (Alno-Padion, Alnion incanae, Salicion albae) 8.87902
91H0 Pannonian woods with Quercus pubescens 1243.06
92A0 Salix alba and Populus alba galleries 0.17758
40A0 Subcontinental peri-Pannonic scrub 1.70477
62A0 Eastern sub-mediteranean dry grasslands (Scorzoneratalia villosae) 1367.37
91M0 Pannonian-Balkanic turkey oak –sessile oak forests 1703.71
91W0 Moesian beech forests 31.6093

Designation information

NATURA 2000 is the ecological network for the conservation of wild animals and plant species and natural habitats of Community importance within the Union. It consists of sites classified under the Birds Directive and the Habitats Directive (the Nature Directives).

NATURA 2000 site under

Birds Directive 2009/147/EC (SPA) Not under Birds directive
 
Habitats Directive 92/43/EEC (SCI) Under Habitats directive
  • Date proposed as Site of Community Importance (SCI)
October 2007
  • Date confirmed as Site of Community Importance
December 2008
 
Date of Standard data form update July 2015

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