IUCN threat status:

Least Concern (LC)


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Range Description

The species is know only from a handful of records along Congo and Ubangi rivers in Congo Basin, and a single record from Nigeria.

In central Africa, it is known from the Democratic Republic of Congo (Lokutu, in RMNH), Kinshasa (lectotype ISNB, leg. Waelbroeck), Kasai, Lukenge (leg. Fontainas, paralectotype), Stanleyville (leg. Christy), Leopoldville (leg. Bequaert), Ubangi, Duma (ZMUH, leg. Schubotz) and Angola. It is assumed to be present in Nigeria, Cameroon and Congo.

In western Africa, the species is known from a single old record from Nigeria and even though the locality is not specified, its identification has been confirmed by the assessor.


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