Massif de Madres-Coronat

Quick facts

  • Natura 2000 site (code FR9101473)
  • Under Habitats Directive
  • Since April 2002
  • Country: France
  • Administrative region: Languedoc-Roussillon (FR81)
  • Surface area: 214 km2 (21363.00 ha)
  • Marine area: 0%
  • Located in Alpine and Mediterranean biogeographical regions
  • It protects 13 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 (13)
Species group Number
Flowering Plants 2
Invertebrates 5
Mammals 6

Habitat types

Habitat type code Habitat type english name Cover [ha]
3130 Oligotrophic to mesotrophic standing waters with vegetation of the Littorelletea uniflorae and/or of the Isoeto-Nanojuncetea 214.12
3160 Natural dystrophic lakes and ponds 214.12
4030 European dry heaths 428.24
4060 Alpine and Boreal heaths 428.24
4080 Sub-Arctic Salix spp scrub 214.12
4090 Endemic oro-Mediterranean heaths with gorse 214.12
5110 Stable xero-thermophilous formations with Buxus sempervirens on rock slopes (Berberidion pp) 214.12
5120 Mountain Cytisus purgans formations 5138.88
6110 Rupicolous calcareous or basophilic grasslands of the Alysso-Sedion albi 214.12
6170 Alpine and subalpine calcareous grasslands 214.12
6210 Semi-natural dry grasslands and scrubland facies on calcareous substrates (Festuco-Brometalia) (* important orchid sites) 428.24
6230 Species-rich Nardus grasslands, on silicious substrates in mountain areas (and submountain areas in Continental Europe) 856.48
6430 Hydrophilous tall herb fringe communities of plains and of the montane to alpine levels 214.12
6520 Mountain hay meadows 642.36
7110 Active raised bogs 214.12
8130 Western Mediterranean and thermophilous scree 214.12
8210 Calcareous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation 214.12
8220 Siliceous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation 214.12
9120 Atlantic acidophilous beech forests with Ilex and sometimes also Taxus in the shrublayer (Quercion robori-petraeae or Ilici-Fagenion) 428.24
9150 Medio-European limestone beech forests of the Cephalanthero-Fagion 214.12
91E0 Alluvial forests with Alnus glutinosa and Fraxinus excelsior (Alno-Padion, Alnion incanae, Salicion albae) 642.36
9340 Quercus ilex and Quercus rotundifolia forests 1284.72
9430 Subalpine and montane Pinus uncinata forests (* if on gypsum or limestone) 4068.28

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 2008
 
Date designated as Special Area of Conservation (SAC) March 2011
 
Date of Standard data form update October 2013

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