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 assessed as Least Concern.


This species is widespread in eastern and southern Africa except in dense rainforest, from Ethiopia to Angola and South Africa. Old reference from Guinea must be erroneous.

Population trend


The population size is unknown.


Water pollution in the vicinity of cities and habitat loss due to agriculture are threats to this species.

Uses and trade

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


No information is available on conservation actions for this species.

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