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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Lycaenidae
Subfamily: Lipteninae

Lipteninae is a butterfly subfamily within the family Lycaenidae, whose members are also known as gossamer-winged butterflies. They are found in the Afrotropical ecozone. Some taxonomists rank Lipteninae as tribe Liptenini of subfamily Poritiinae.