Overview

Distribution

Range Description

This species is endemic to New Zealand, where it is known from records from the North and South Islands, as well as Stewart Island.
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Ecology

Habitat

Habitat and Ecology

Habitat and Ecology
Very little information is available for this species, although it has been recorded in an artificial pond in Parnell (Moore pers. comm. 2011).

Systems
  • Freshwater
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Conservation

Conservation Status

IUCN Red List Assessment


Red List Category
LC
Least Concern

Red List Criteria

Version
3.1

Year Assessed
2013

Assessor/s
Collier, K.

Reviewer/s
Moore, S. & Brooks, E.

Contributor/s

Justification
This is not a well known species, however it is widespread across New Zealand, with no major threats known. It is therefore assessed as Least Concern.
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Population

Population
No information available.

Population Trend
Unknown
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Threats

Major Threats
This species may be susceptible to deteriorating water quality, however this has not been confirmed, and no major threats are known.
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Management

Conservation Actions

Conservation Actions
No conservation measures are required.
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