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. Therefore, it is listed as Least Concern.

Distribution

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

Population trend

Trend

The population size is unknown.

Threats

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.

Conservation

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

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