IUCN threat status:

Least Concern (LC)


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Range Description

The species is widespread in sub-Saharan Africa.

In central Africa, it is known from Angola, Democratic Republic of Congo, Congo, Zambia, and assumed to be present in Central African Republic and Cameroon.

In eastern Africa, it has been recorded in Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Malawi and Burundi, where it is common and widespread. It is assumed to occur also in Malawi and Burundi.

In northeastern Africa, the species is recorded from Ethiopia and assumed to be present in Sudan.

In southern Africa, the species is widespread in the southern Africa region, along perennial running waters. It is not found in the arid southwest.

In western Africa, the species fairly local, present in Nigeria west to Guinea and Mali.


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