Anthene kimboza

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Anthene kimboza
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Lycaenidae
Genus: Anthene
Species: A. kimboza
Binomial name
Anthene kimboza
(Kielland, 1990)[1]
  • Triclema kimboza Kielland, 1990
  • Anthene (Triclema) kimboza

Anthene kimboza is a butterfly in the family Lycaenidae. It is found in Kenya (the Arabuko-Sokoke Forest) and north-eastern Tanzania.[2] The habitat consists of forests at altitudes of about 500 metres.

The length of the forewings is about 10.2 mm. The upperside of the wings is brown and the underside of the forewings is pale brown with dark brown markings.


  1. ^ Anthene at Markku Savela's website on Lepidoptera
  2. ^ Afrotropical Butterflies: Lycaenidae - Tribe Lycaenesthini