Red List of South African Species

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Least Concern (LC)


Urothemis assignata is a widespread and common species with no known major widespread threats. It is unlikely to be declining fast enough to qualify for listing in a threatened category. Therefore, it is assessed as Least Concern.


Urothemis assignata is widespread in Africa except in forested areas.

Population trend


No information is available on the population.


Drainage and destruction of swampy habitats caused by agriculture is a threat to this species.

Uses and trade

This species is not used.


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

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