Alaena ngonga

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Alaena ngonga
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Lycaenidae
Genus: Alaena
Species: A. ngonga
Binomial name
Alaena ngonga
Jackson, 1966[1]

Alaena ngonga, the Ngong Zulu, is a butterfly in the Lycaenidae family. It is found in central Kenya and Tanzania (Masai and Serengeti).[2] The habitat consists of rocky hillsides in savanna.


  1. ^ Alaena at Markku Savela's Lepidoptera and some other life forms
  2. ^ Afrotropical Butterflies: Lycaenidae - Subtribe Pentilina