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 in the highlands of Africa from South Africa to Ethiopia.

Population trend


The population size is unknown.


Water pollution and drainage and 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 population trend monitoring would be valuable.

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