Val di Farma

Quick facts

  • Natura 2000 site (code IT51A0003)
  • Under Habitats Directive
  • Since June 1995
  • Country: Italy
  • Administrative region: Toscana (ITE1)
  • Surface area: 87 km2 (8695.00 ha)
  • Marine area: 0%
  • Located in Mediterranean 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
Birds 16
Fishes 5
Invertebrates 3
Mammals 6
Reptiles 3

Habitat types

Habitat type code Habitat type english name Cover [ha]
3150 Natural eutrophic lakes with Magnopotamion or Hydrocharition -type vegetation 0.002
3240 Alpine rivers and their ligneous vegetation with Salix elaeagnos 1.74
3270 Rivers with muddy banks with Chenopodion rubri pp and Bidention pp vegetation 0.19
3280 Constantly flowing Mediterranean rivers with Paspalo-Agrostidion species and hanging curtains of Salix and Populus alba 0.01
4030 European dry heaths 535.73
5110 Stable xero-thermophilous formations with Buxus sempervirens on rock slopes (Berberidion pp) 0.17
5130 Juniperus communis formations on heaths or calcareous grasslands 4.32
6130 Calaminarian grasslands of the Violetalia calaminariae 0.1
6210 Semi-natural dry grasslands and scrubland facies on calcareous substrates (Festuco-Brometalia) (* important orchid sites) 0.75
6220 Pseudo-steppe with grasses and annuals of the Thero-Brachypodietea 0.004
6420 Mediterranean tall humid grasslands of the Molinio-Holoschoenion 4.1
7220 Petrifying springs with tufa formation (Cratoneurion) 0.001
8220 Siliceous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation 0.003
8230 Siliceous rock with pioneer vegetation of the Sedo-Scleranthion or of the Sedo albi-Veronicion dillenii 0.01
8310 Caves not open to the public 0
91E0 Alluvial forests with Alnus glutinosa and Fraxinus excelsior (Alno-Padion, Alnion incanae, Salicion albae) 30.61
9210 Apeninne beech forests with Taxus and Ilex 6.82
9260 Castanea sativa woods 895.86
92A0 Salix alba and Populus alba galleries 141.54
9330 Quercus suber forests 219.42
9340 Quercus ilex and Quercus rotundifolia forests 702.15
91L0 Illyrian oak-hornbeam forests (Erythronio-carpinion) 18.03
91M0 Pannonian-Balkanic turkey oak –sessile oak forests 2196.99

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)
June 1995
  • Date confirmed as Site of Community Importance
Not available
 
Date designated as Special Area of Conservation (SAC) December 2016
 
Date of Standard data form update December 2019

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