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. Therefore, it is assessed as Least Concern.


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


The population size is unknown.


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

Uses and trade

This species is not used.


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

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