Vallée de la Mamer et de l'Eisch

Quick facts

  • Natura 2000 site (code LU0001018)
  • Under Habitats Directive
  • Since December 1998
  • Country: Luxembourg
  • Administrative region: Luxembourg (Grand-Duché) (LU00)
  • Surface area: 68 km2 (6799.39 ha)
  • Marine area: 0%
  • Located in Continental biogeographical region
  • It protects 32 species of the Nature Directives
  • It protects 19 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 (32)
Species group Number
Amphibians 1
Birds 22
Fishes 2
Invertebrates 1
Mammals 6

Habitat types

Habitat type code Habitat type english name Cover [ha]
3140 Hard oligo-mesotrophic waters with benthic vegetation of Chara spp 0.19
3150 Natural eutrophic lakes with Magnopotamion or Hydrocharition -type vegetation 2
3260 Water courses of plain to montane levels with the Ranunculion fluitantis and Callitricho-Batrachion vegetation 0
4030 European dry heaths 4.28
5130 Juniperus communis formations on heaths or calcareous grasslands 0
6110 Rupicolous calcareous or basophilic grasslands of the Alysso-Sedion albi 0
6210 Semi-natural dry grasslands and scrubland facies on calcareous substrates (Festuco-Brometalia) (* important orchid sites) 2.8
6410 Molinia meadows on calcareous, peaty or clayey-silt-laden soils (Molinion caeruleae) 2.45
6430 Hydrophilous tall herb fringe communities of plains and of the montane to alpine levels 0.6
6510 Lowland hay meadows (Alopecurus pratensis, Sanguisorba officinalis) 83.53
7220 Petrifying springs with tufa formation (Cratoneurion) 0
8210 Calcareous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation 0
8220 Siliceous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation 0.05
8310 Caves not open to the public 0
9110 Luzulo-Fagetum beech forests 311.23
9130 Asperulo-Fagetum beech forests 2784.93
9150 Medio-European limestone beech forests of the Cephalanthero-Fagion 0
9160 Sub-Atlantic and medio-European oak or oak-hornbeam forests of the Carpinion betuli 185.78
91E0 Alluvial forests with Alnus glutinosa and Fraxinus excelsior (Alno-Padion, Alnion incanae, Salicion albae) 54.36

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)
December 1998
  • Date confirmed as Site of Community Importance
December 2004
 
Date designated as Special Area of Conservation (SAC) November 2009
 
Date of Standard data form update September 2012

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