Liptena evanescens

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Liptena evanescens
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Lycaenidae
Genus: Liptena
Species: L. evanescens
Binomial name
Liptena evanescens
(Kirby, 1887)[1]
  • Pentila evanescens Kirby, 1887
  • Teriomima xanthis Holland, 1890

Liptena evanescens, the pink liptena, is a butterfly in the Lycaenidae family. It is found in eastern Ivory Coast, Ghana, Nigeria (south and the Cross River loop), Cameroon, Bioko, Sao Tome and Gabon.[2] The habitat consists of forests.


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