Matese Casertano

Quick facts

  • Natura 2000 site (code IT8010013)
  • Under Habitats Directive
  • Since May 1995
  • Country: Italy
  • Administrative region: Campania (ITF3)
  • Surface area: 222 km2 (22216.00 ha)
  • Marine area: 0%
  • Located in Mediterranean biogeographical region
  • It protects 67 species of the Nature Directives
  • It protects 21 habitat types of the Habitats Directive

Source and more information: Natura 2000 Standard Data Form



Species summary

Nature directives' species in this site (67)
Species group Number
Amphibians 2
Birds 49
Fishes 5
Flowering Plants 1
Invertebrates 4
Mammals 5
Mosses & Liverworts 1

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 222.16
3150 Natural eutrophic lakes with Magnopotamion or Hydrocharition -type vegetation 222.16
3260 Water courses of plain to montane levels with the Ranunculion fluitantis and Callitricho-Batrachion vegetation 222.16
5130 Juniperus communis formations on heaths or calcareous grasslands 1110.8
5330 Thermo-Mediterranean and pre-desert scrub 1110.8
6110 Rupicolous calcareous or basophilic grasslands of the Alysso-Sedion albi 222.16
6210 Semi-natural dry grasslands and scrubland facies on calcareous substrates (Festuco-Brometalia) (* important orchid sites) 1555.12
6210 Semi-natural dry grasslands and scrubland facies on calcareous substrates (Festuco-Brometalia) (* important orchid sites) 666.48
6220 Pseudo-steppe with grasses and annuals of the Thero-Brachypodietea 1110.8
6230 Species-rich Nardus grasslands, on silicious substrates in mountain areas (and submountain areas in Continental Europe) 222.16
6430 Hydrophilous tall herb fringe communities of plains and of the montane to alpine levels 1110.8
6510 Lowland hay meadows (Alopecurus pratensis, Sanguisorba officinalis) 1110.8
8120 Calcareous and calcshist screes of the montane to alpine levels (Thlaspietea rotundifolii) 1110.8
8210 Calcareous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation 1110.8
8310 Caves not open to the public 222.16
9180 Tilio-Acerion forests of slopes, screes and ravines 222.16
9210 Apeninne beech forests with Taxus and Ilex 4443.2
9260 Castanea sativa woods 1110.8
9340 Quercus ilex and Quercus rotundifolia forests 2221.6
91M0 Pannonian-Balkanic turkey oak –sessile oak forests 1110.8
91AA Eastern white oak woods 1110.8

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)
May 1995
  • Date confirmed as Site of Community Importance
Not available
Date designated as Special Area of Conservation (SAC) May 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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