Ministrymon leda (W. H. Edwards, 1882)
Status: Very rare stray
NENHP Ranking: Not listed
Range: The Leda Hairstreak is a resident in portions of Nevada, California, Arizona, New Mexico and western Texas, south into Mexico from whence it strays northward.
Broods/Flight Times: Multiple broods from April through December is Arizona
Larval Hostplant(s): Mesquites (Prosopis sp.)
Habitat: As a stray it might be found anywhere
Overwintering: Not in our area
Notes: A single specimen is known from Nebraska (pictured below), taken by James Reiser in Sheridan County on 29 June 1989 along Highway 2 while observing Ruddy Coppers. The nearest other record is from near Denver – one of two from Colorado.