Red List of South African Species

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Least Concern (LC)


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


This species is widespread in tropical sub-Saharan Africa, except from rainforest areas.

Population trend


The population size is unknown.


The main threats to this species are habitat loss due to agriculture and dam construction. It is also threatened by water pollution.

Uses and trade

There is no use or trade information for this species.


No conservation measures are known but information on taxonomy, population ecology, habitat status and population trends would be valuable. Habitat and site-based conservation is also required.

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