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.


Orthetrum hintzi is widespread and common in continental Sub-Saharan Africa.

Population trend


The population size is unknown.


The major threat to this species is habitat destruction due to agriculture.

Uses and trade

There is no use or trade information available for this species.


Monitoring of the population trend would be valuable.

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