Micralestes acutidens was reported from 23 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 15 of them (endemic, native, introduced);
Table 2: possible in 8 of them (stray, questionable);
Table 3: absent from 0 of them (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error).
Table 4: all reports listed together.

Distribution: Africa: Congo, Okavango, Zambezi (Ref. 7248, 120641), Kunene and east coast rivers south to the Pongolo (Ref. 7248), Cross and Sanaga Rivers (Ref. 80290) and Tanzania (Ref. 4967). Nilo-Sudan and West-African reports of M. acutidens (e.g. Ref. 367, 51193) are misidentifications of M. elongatus (see DVD version of Ref. 81279; see also Ref. 2880).
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Table 1: Present in 15 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Africa Angola AGO native 11970
Africa Botswana BWA native 27501
Africa Cameroon CMR native 80290
Africa Central Afr. Rp CAF native 59215
Africa Congo COG native 59215
Africa Congo Dem Rp COD native 42032
Africa Malawi MWI native 39192
Africa Mozambique MOZ native 7248
Africa Namibia NAM native 33857
Africa Nigeria NGA native 80290
Africa South Africa ZAF native 7248
Africa Swaziland SWZ native 7248
Africa Tanzania TZA native 4967
Africa Zambia ZMB native 7248
Africa Zimbabwe ZWE native 94654

Table 2: Possible in 8 countries/islands (stray, questionable)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Africa Benin BEN questionable 5331
Africa Chad TCD questionable 5331
Africa Cote d'Ivoire CIV questionable 272
Africa Egypt EGY questionable 5331
Africa Ghana GHA questionable 272
Africa Niger NER questionable 5331
Africa Sierra Leone SLE questionable 4743
Africa Sudan SDN questionable 5331

Table 4: Reported from 23 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Africa Angola AGO native 11970
Africa Benin BEN questionable 5331
Africa Botswana BWA native 27501
Africa Cameroon CMR native 80290
Africa Central Afr. Rp CAF native 59215
Africa Chad TCD questionable 5331
Africa Congo COG native 59215
Africa Congo Dem Rp COD native 42032
Africa Cote d'Ivoire CIV questionable 272
Africa Egypt EGY questionable 5331
Africa Ghana GHA questionable 272
Africa Malawi MWI native 39192
Africa Mozambique MOZ native 7248
Africa Namibia NAM native 33857
Africa Niger NER questionable 5331
Africa Nigeria NGA native 80290
Africa Sierra Leone SLE questionable 4743
Africa South Africa ZAF native 7248
Africa Sudan SDN questionable 5331
Africa Swaziland SWZ native 7248
Africa Tanzania TZA native 4967
Africa Zambia ZMB native 7248
Africa Zimbabwe ZWE native 94654
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