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. Therefore, it is assessed as Least Concern.

Distribution

This species has been recorded from South Africa (Natal) to Ethiopia and Uganda. In central Africa, it is known from northern Zambia and southern Democratic Republic of Congo.

Population trend

Trend

The population size is unknown.

Threats

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

Uses and trade

This species is not used.

Conservation

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

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