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. Therefore, it is listed as Least Concern.


This species has been recorded from Kenya to northeastern South Africa and Namibia and westwards to Senegal.

Population trend


The population size is unknown.


Drainage and destruction of swampy habitats due to agriculture and water pollution are the main plausible threats to the species. However, this species is unlikely to be under threat across its whole range.

Uses and trade

This species is not used.


In southern Africa, this species occurs within protected areas across its range.

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