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||The forests with Juniperus phoenicea are very well represented and distributed. Taking into consideration the intense inclination of the relief, their slow growth and the difficulties of reestablishment of the vegetation on hard limestone, we realise their special ecological and aesthetic value. Their protection and sustainable management would be important for the future development of the area. The formations of Euphorbia dendroides in certain areas combine with the phrygana communities and create a mosaic of high ecological and aesthetic value. The remnants of the ancient Quercus macrolepis forest have been degraded and have a limited distribution. Special protection of the area is required. Concerning the vertebrate fauna of this site, some taxa, other than birds, are known to occur here (see section 3.2). Among them, mammalian and reptilian species are included in the lists of Annex II of the E.E.C. Directive 92/43. Of these, the monk seal Monachus monachus, is a priority species of this directive, and together with the bat Rhinolophus ferrumequinum, are threatened species in Greece mentioned in the Greek Red Data Book as "Endangered" and "Vulnerable" respectively. The remaining taxa are evaluated as Other Important Species according to the motivation system used in section 3.3. The hamster Cricetulus migratorius is a threatened taxon placed in the category "Endangered" in the Greek Red Data Book. Some of the Other Important Species taxa are protected by the Bern Convention (motivation C) whereas, all taxa are protected by the Greek Presidential Decree 67/1981, thus being eligible for the D motivation. Cricetulus migratorius receives the D motivation since it shows the southwestern end of its distribution area in Greece. The invertebrate species listed in section 3.3 with motivation C are protected by the Bern Convention.