Red List of South African Species

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Least Concern (LC)


Zygonyx natalensis is a widespread species with no known major widespread threats. It is unlikely to be declining fast enough to qualify for listing in a threatened category. It is therefore assessed as Least Concern.


Zygonyx natalensis is widespread in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Population trend


The population size is unknown.


Water pollution, and drainage and destruction of habitats caused by agriculture are threats to this species.

Uses and trade

This species is not used.


No precise information on conservation actions is available but research into trends and monitoring of this species would be valuable.

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