IUCN threat status:

Least Concern (LC)


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Range Description

The species has been recorded from Zambia (upper Zambezi and Congo basin), Angola, Malawi, Democratic Republic of Congo, and may also occur in Mozambique, where is occurrence needs to be confirmed. It is widespread in eastern and southern Africa. The record from Nigeria (Medler 1980) requires confirmation too.

In central Africa, it is found in northern Zambia, Angola, Democratic Republic of Congo

In eastern Africa, it known from records in Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Malawi and Burundi.

In southern Africa, the species is relatively widespread. It is known from Zambia (upper and middle Zambezi catchment) and Angola (upper Zambezi). It may also occur in Mozambique, although this has to be confirmed.

In western Africa, the species is reported from an unknown location in Nigeria, probably Jos Plateau (Dijkstra pers. Comm.).


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