Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1080936

Leda Ministreak
Ministrymon leda

Observation date: June 20, 2015
Submitted by: diwalks2@gmail.com
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: was a treat we were not expecting in this area about 5,000 Laguna Mountains. just above Anza Borrego Desert. we have found these before in the Desert, not this far west in pine and chaparral wood land with grassy meadows.
Status: Stray
Verified by: Ken Davenport
Verified date: May 13, 2016
Coordinator notes: This hairstreak strays up into the mountains regularly in much of Arizona. ID is based on lack of records for other lookalike species in California. Yours does look different.-Ken Davenport
Checklist region(s): United States, California, San Diego County