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.


Palpopleura jucunda is widespread in Sub-Saharan Africa except from rainforest areas.

Population trend


The population size is unknown. This species is locally common all across the southern African region.


Drainage and destruction of swampy habitats caused by agriculture is the primary threat to this species.

Uses and trade

This species is not used.


No information is available on conservation actions for this species but research into and monitoring of the population trend would be valuable.

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