Vena del Gesso Romagnola

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Source and more information: Natura 2000 Standard Data Form



Species summary

Nature directives' species in this site (78)
Species group Number
Amphibians 1
Birds 55
Fishes 4
Flowering Plants 1
Invertebrates 7
Mammals 9
Reptiles 1

Habitat types

Habitat type code Habitat type english name Cover [ha]
3140 Hard oligo-mesotrophic waters with benthic vegetation of Chara spp 0.22
3150 Natural eutrophic lakes with Magnopotamion or Hydrocharition -type vegetation 14.65
3240 Alpine rivers and their ligneous vegetation with Salix elaeagnos 1.65
5130 Juniperus communis formations on heaths or calcareous grasslands 182.06
5210 Arborescent matorral with Juniperus spp 7.23
6110 Rupicolous calcareous or basophilic grasslands of the Alysso-Sedion albi 64.6
6210 Semi-natural dry grasslands and scrubland facies on calcareous substrates (Festuco-Brometalia) (* important orchid sites) 513.53
6220 Pseudo-steppe with grasses and annuals of the Thero-Brachypodietea 262.15
6410 Molinia meadows on calcareous, peaty or clayey-silt-laden soils (Molinion caeruleae) 2.5
6430 Hydrophilous tall herb fringe communities of plains and of the montane to alpine levels 0.41
6510 Lowland hay meadows (Alopecurus pratensis, Sanguisorba officinalis) 7.41
7220 Petrifying springs with tufa formation (Cratoneurion) 1.04
8210 Calcareous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation 55.25
8240 Limestone pavements 0.4
8310 Caves not open to the public 31.31
9180 Tilio-Acerion forests of slopes, screes and ravines 14.2
91E0 Alluvial forests with Alnus glutinosa and Fraxinus excelsior (Alno-Padion, Alnion incanae, Salicion albae) 29.58
9260 Castanea sativa woods 51.24
92A0 Salix alba and Populus alba galleries 49.12
9340 Quercus ilex and Quercus rotundifolia forests 25.48
91AA Eastern white oak woods 92.48

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) Under Birds directive
  • Date classified as Special Protection Area (SPA)
February 2004
Habitats Directive 92/43/EEC (SCI) Under Habitats directive
  • Date proposed as Site of Community Importance (SCI)
June 1995
  • Date confirmed as Site of Community Importance
Not available
Date designated as Special Area of Conservation (SAC) March 2019
Date of Standard data form update December 2019

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Other resources

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Data download The Natura 2000 dataset is available from the European Environment Agency website
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