Known from the Asi Nehri/Orontes watershed. Also Ref. 106151. Threatened due to habitat loss, eutrophication/pollution, construction of weirs/dams in rivers and water abstraction. Proposed for Annex II of the EU Habitats Directive (Ref. 58342).
Status of threat: Critically Endangered (Ref. 58342). "nEurTurk."