Red List of South African Species

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Least Concern (LC)

Rationale

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 therefore assessed as Least Concern.

Distribution

This species is widespread in the southern Africa region, with records ranging from South Africa to Kenya, Uganda and the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Population trend

Trend

No information is available on the population.

Threats

The main threat to this species is water pollution.

Uses and trade

This species is not used.

Conservation

Research into the population trend would be valuable.

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