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 in sub-Saharan Africa, except rainforest regions.

Population trend


The population size is unknown.


Water pollution and destruction of gallery forest caused by agriculture and wood extraction are threats to this species.

Uses and trade

There is no use or trade information for this species.


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

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