Red List of South African Species

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Least Concern (LC)

Rationale

It is assessed as Least Concern in view of its wide distribution and because it is unlikely to be declining fast enough to qualify for listing in a threatened category.

Distribution

This species is widespread in tropical sub-Saharan Africa, except rainforest areas, and also occurs in Madagascar.

Population trend

Trend

The population size is unknown.

Threats

Urbanisation, water abstraction and water pollution are threats to this species.

Uses and trade

This species is not used.

Conservation

There is no information available on conservation actions in place.

Lead agencies, Partners, Funders and Data providers

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