IUCN threat status:

Least Concern (LC)


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Range Description

The species has been recorded from Mozambique, Malawi, Zambia, Zimbabwe, and from Uganda to Sierra Leone. Records are extremely scattered from southwestern Africa to Mozambique, including the Congo Basin.

In central Africa, it has been recorded from Cameroon and Democratic Republic of Congo.

Records in Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda (unknown locally, assumed from Kampala area), Malawi (Nkatha Bay) and Burundi. Its occurrence in Tanzania is assumed.

In southern Africa, this is known only from two records from central Mozambique. It is expected to be more widespread in the region than currently known.

In western Africa, it has only been reported for Sierra Leone (Green 1979; specimen identified by Gambles), Cote d'Ivoire (Lindley 1974) and Nigeria.


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