Red List of South African Species

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Least Concern (LC)


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.


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

Population trend


The population size is unknown.


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

Uses and trade

This species is not used.


There is no information available on conservation actions in place.

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