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 has been recorded from South Africa to Somalia and Ethiopia, westwards to southern Angola and eastern Democratic Republic of Congo.

Population trend


Its specific population size is unknown but this species is locally common in southern Africa.


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

Uses and trade

This species is not used.


No information is available on conservation actions in place for this species.

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