IUCN threat status:

Least Concern (LC)


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Range Description

The species has been recorded from the Savannah belt from Guinea-Bissau to Nigeria and Uganda, also recorded from Senegal.

In central Africa, since the northern areas of Cameroon and Central African Republic have hardly been surveyed, this species is likely to occur in the area as well.

In eastern Africa, it has been recorded in Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Malawi and Burundi: unconfirmed record for Uganda (see Pinhey 1961), the systematics of the genus Aethiothemis are yet to be solved.

In northeastern Africa, the species is known from an old record from Ethiopia is uncertain. Listed NA until presence or absence is confirmed.

In western Africa, the species is known from Guinea-Bissau to Cameroon and Chad.


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