Petite montagne du Jura

Quick facts

  • Natura 2000 site (code FR4301334)
  • Under Habitats Directive
  • Since December 1998
  • Country: France
  • Administrative region: Franche-Comté (FR43)
  • Surface area: 383 km2 (38293.00 ha)
  • Marine area: 0%
  • Located in Continental biogeographical region
  • It protects 24 species of the Nature Directives
  • It protects 27 habitat types of the Habitats Directive

Source and more information: Natura 2000 Standard Data Form



Species summary

Nature directives' species in this site (24)
Species group Number
Amphibians 2
Fishes 3
Flowering Plants 2
Invertebrates 7
Mammals 10

Habitat types

Habitat type code Habitat type english name Cover [ha]
3140 Hard oligo-mesotrophic waters with benthic vegetation of Chara spp 3.82
3150 Natural eutrophic lakes with Magnopotamion or Hydrocharition -type vegetation 49.78
3230 Alpine rivers and their ligneous vegetation with Myricaria germanica 3.82
3260 Water courses of plain to montane levels with the Ranunculion fluitantis and Callitricho-Batrachion vegetation 3.82
5110 Stable xero-thermophilous formations with Buxus sempervirens on rock slopes (Berberidion pp) 19.14
5130 Juniperus communis formations on heaths or calcareous grasslands 114.87
6110 Rupicolous calcareous or basophilic grasslands of the Alysso-Sedion albi 19.14
6210 Semi-natural dry grasslands and scrubland facies on calcareous substrates (Festuco-Brometalia) (* important orchid sites) 2381.82
6410 Molinia meadows on calcareous, peaty or clayey-silt-laden soils (Molinion caeruleae) 72.75
6430 Hydrophilous tall herb fringe communities of plains and of the montane to alpine levels 26.8
6510 Lowland hay meadows (Alopecurus pratensis, Sanguisorba officinalis) 2439.26
7110 Active raised bogs 3.82
7140 Transition mires and quaking bogs 3.82
7210 Calcareous fens with Cladium mariscus and species of the Caricion davallianae 3.82
7220 Petrifying springs with tufa formation (Cratoneurion) 3.82
7230 Alkaline fens 19.14
8130 Western Mediterranean and thermophilous scree 3.82
8160 Medio-European calcareous scree of hill and montane levels 3.82
8210 Calcareous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation 3.82
8240 Limestone pavements 3.82
8310 Caves not open to the public 3.82
9110 Luzulo-Fagetum beech forests 38.29
9130 Asperulo-Fagetum beech forests 12253.8
9150 Medio-European limestone beech forests of the Cephalanthero-Fagion 298.68
9160 Sub-Atlantic and medio-European oak or oak-hornbeam forests of the Carpinion betuli 382.93
9180 Tilio-Acerion forests of slopes, screes and ravines 2297.58
91E0 Alluvial forests with Alnus glutinosa and Fraxinus excelsior (Alno-Padion, Alnion incanae, Salicion albae) 53.61

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)
December 1998
  • Date confirmed as Site of Community Importance
November 2007
Date designated as Special Area of Conservation (SAC) May 2009
Date of Standard data form update March 2012

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