Withens Clough and Staups Moor jamieharrop2014-07-13T19:37:00+01:00July 13th, 2014|0 Comments Withens Clough: Loads of ringlets and small skippers, also butterwort, heath spotted orchid and a nice cluster of bog asphodel in flower.On Staups Moor I found this caterpillar. Can anyone identify it please? It was about 2” long. Regards, Chris No Comments ChrisJB July 15, 2014 at 9:03 pm - Reply I've since found out that it is a red sword grass caterpillar. Chris AndyC July 16, 2014 at 6:10 am - Reply Very rare , not recorded locally before and only 2 Yorkshire records. Well done great find.. Steve Blacksmith July 16, 2014 at 7:19 pm - Reply Can you email us please, Chris ? Your great find might affect land management. AndyC July 16, 2014 at 11:19 pm - Reply The larval stage is rare , the moth has a stronghold in Calderdale… ChrisJB July 24, 2014 at 5:18 pm - Reply Just letting you know Steve that I have emailed you with more precise details. I hope the email address I have for you is still current. Chris Leave A Comment Cancel replyComment Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Don't subscribe All Replies to my comments Notify me of followup comments via e-mail. You can also subscribe without commenting.