Red List of South African Species

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Least Concern (LC)

Rationale

This is a widespread species with no known major widespread threats that is unlikely to be declining fast enough to qualify for listing in a threatened category. It is therefore assessed as Least Concern.

Distribution

The species has been recorded from South Africa to Tanzania, the occurrence in Malawi is assumed. A record from Kenya needs confirmation.

Population trend

Trend

Population size is unknown.

Threats

The main threats to the species are drainage and destruction of swampy habitats through agriculture and wood plantations. Water pollution is also a threat.

Conservation

No conservation measures known but information on taxonomy, population ecology, habitat status and population trends would be valuable.

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