Massif du Ger et du Lurien

Quick facts

  • Natura 2000 site (code FR7200743)
  • Under Habitats Directive
  • Since April 2002
  • Country: France
  • Administrative region: Aquitaine (FR61)
  • Surface area: 142 km2 (14150.00 ha)
  • Marine area: 0%
  • Located in Alpine biogeographical region
  • It protects 14 species of the Nature Directives
  • It protects 30 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 (14)
Species group Number
Invertebrates 6
Mammals 7
Reptiles 1

Habitat types

Habitat type code Habitat type english name Cover [ha]
3150 Natural eutrophic lakes with Magnopotamion or Hydrocharition -type vegetation 0.03
4030 European dry heaths 347
4060 Alpine and Boreal heaths 1274
4090 Endemic oro-Mediterranean heaths with gorse 0.45
5110 Stable xero-thermophilous formations with Buxus sempervirens on rock slopes (Berberidion pp) 32.2
5130 Juniperus communis formations on heaths or calcareous grasslands 5.3
6110 Rupicolous calcareous or basophilic grasslands of the Alysso-Sedion albi 17.9
6140 Siliceous Pyrenean Festuca eskia grasslands 256
6170 Alpine and subalpine calcareous grasslands 1051
6210 Semi-natural dry grasslands and scrubland facies on calcareous substrates (Festuco-Brometalia) (* important orchid sites) 193
6230 Species-rich Nardus grasslands, on silicious substrates in mountain areas (and submountain areas in Continental Europe) 1509
6410 Molinia meadows on calcareous, peaty or clayey-silt-laden soils (Molinion caeruleae) 2.15
6430 Hydrophilous tall herb fringe communities of plains and of the montane to alpine levels 31
7110 Active raised bogs 1.5
7150 Depressions on peat substrates of the Rhynchosporion 0.2
7230 Alkaline fens 9.3
8110 Siliceous scree of the montane to snow levels (Androsacetalia alpinae and Galeopsietalia ladani) 389
8120 Calcareous and calcshist screes of the montane to alpine levels (Thlaspietea rotundifolii) 17.7
8130 Western Mediterranean and thermophilous scree 1457
8210 Calcareous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation 868
8220 Siliceous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation 526
8230 Siliceous rock with pioneer vegetation of the Sedo-Scleranthion or of the Sedo albi-Veronicion dillenii 1.5
8310 Caves not open to the public 0.3
9120 Atlantic acidophilous beech forests with Ilex and sometimes also Taxus in the shrublayer (Quercion robori-petraeae or Ilici-Fagenion) 813
9140 Medio-European subalpine beech woods with Acer and Rumex arifolius 141.5
9150 Medio-European limestone beech forests of the Cephalanthero-Fagion 83
9180 Tilio-Acerion forests of slopes, screes and ravines 39
91E0 Alluvial forests with Alnus glutinosa and Fraxinus excelsior (Alno-Padion, Alnion incanae, Salicion albae) 0.25
9430 Subalpine and montane Pinus uncinata forests (* if on gypsum or limestone) 83.6
9430 Subalpine and montane Pinus uncinata forests (* if on gypsum or limestone) 3.5

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)
April 2002
  • Date confirmed as Site of Community Importance
December 2003
 
Date designated as Special Area of Conservation (SAC) October 2014
 
Date of Standard data form update August 2017

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