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 therefore assessed as Least Concern.


This species is widespread Sub-Saharan Africa. In southern Africa, this species is widespread, but not in the arid southwest, Botswana or at the Cape. There is only one historic record in northern Namibia.

Population trend


No information is available on the population.


The main threat to this species is destruction of its habitat due to agriculture, as well as water pollution.

Uses and trade

This species is not used.


Research into and monitoring of the population trend would be valuable.

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