|Red List Category & Criteria:
||Clausnitzer, V., Suhling, F. & Dijkstra, K.-D.B.
||Dijkstra, K.-D.B., Clausnitzer, V., Suhling, F., Samways, M., Samraoui, B., Boudot, J.P., Kipping, J. (Odonata Red List Authority) & Allen, D. (IUCN Freshwater Biodiversity Unit)
The species has been assessed as Least Concern in all regions in view of its wide distribution, and because it is unlikely to be declining fast enough to qualify for listing in a threatened category.
|Previously published Red List assessments:|
- 2009 – Least Concern (LC)
- 2006 – Least Concern (LC)
|Range Description:||The species has been recorded from Zimbabwe and Zambia to Ethiopia, west to Senegal and east to Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda.|
In eastern Africa, it is known to be widespread and common in Kenya, Tanzania, Ugandaand Malawi. Occurrence in Burundi is assumed.
In northeastern Africa, it is recorded from Ethiopia and Kenya, occurrence in Sudan is assumed.
In southern Africa, this species occurs in the northern tropical parts of the region. It has not yet been recorded from Angola, but is very likely to be there since the Namibian records are from the Angolan border.
In western Africa, it is known from West to Senegal.
Benin; Botswana; Congo; Congo, The Democratic Republic of the; Ethiopia; Guinea; Kenya; Malawi; Mozambique; Namibia; Nigeria; Senegal; Sierra Leone; Tanzania, United Republic of; Uganda; Zambia; Zimbabwe
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