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Dingy Skipper Erynnis tages Wingspan 25mm. The most moth-like of the skippers, with a buzzing flight. Adult has dark grey-brown upperwings; underwings are reddish-brown. Flies May–June. Larva is nocturnal and feeds mainly on Bird’s-foot Trefoil but also related plants. Locally common in England and Wales in meadows and grassy woodland clearings.