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. It is therefore assessed as Least Concern.

Distribution

This species has been recorded from Kenya, Tanzania, Mozambique, Zimbabwe and South Africa.

Population trend

Trend

No information is available on the population.

Threats

Water pollution and drainage and destruction of swampy habitats for agriculture are threats to this species.

Uses and trade

This species is not used.

Conservation

Research into population size and range, and monitoring of the population trend would be valuable. Habitat and site-based actions are also required.

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