Hypolycaena clenchi

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Hypolycaena clenchi
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Lycaenidae
Genus: Hypolycaena
Species: H. clenchi
Binomial name
Hypolycaena clenchi
Larsen, 1997[1]

Hypolycaena clenchi, the Clench's fairy hairstreak, is a butterfly in the Lycaenidae family. It is found in Sierra Leone, Liberia, Ivory Coast, Ghana and possibly Cameroon, the Republic of the Congo and Equatorial Guinea.[2] The habitat consists of forests.


  1. ^ Hypolycaena at Markku Savela's Lepidoptera and Some Other Life Forms
  2. ^ Afrotropical Butterflies: Lycaenidae - Subtribe Hypolycaenina