Ptelina carnuta, the Bordered Buff, is a butterfly in the Lycaenidae family. It is found in Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Togo, southern Nigeria, Cameroon, Gabon, the Republic of Congo, the Central African Republic, the Democratic Republic of Congo (Haut-Uele, Ituri, Tshopo, Equateur, Kinshasa, Sankuru and Lualaba), Uganda and north-western Tanzania. The habitat consists of forests.
Adult males and females feed at extrafloral nectaries of vine tendrils and bamboo and on shoots of plants belonging to the family Marantaceae.
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