This species appears to be known from only the type specimen, collected from Eritrea. There is very little further information on this species, and it is not currently possible to accurately assess its extinction risk. Therefore, it is assessed as Data Deficient.
Why suggested for a Global Red List Assessment?
This species appears to only be known from its type specimen. This was possibly collected in, what is today, Eritrea, with the type being collected in “Erythraea” in August 1914 (Saccardo 1916).
Population and Trends
There is no information regarding population size and trends.
Population Trend: Uncertain
Habitat and Ecology
The type description says that this species was collected at the foot of a tree (Saccardo 1916), but there is no further information, and so it is not possible to identify the exact habitat type.
Without further information it is not possible to ascertain the key threats to this species.
Searches are required to look for this species, and so allow for more detailed knowledge of its range, ecology, population size and trend.
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