(Terpnosia nigricosta )

A representative cicada in the beech forest. They begin to chirp in chorus in early summer with a distinctive sound.


Broad-winged damselfly
(of the Calopterygidae family)

Has an upright, thin body with delicate, beautiful wings. They need two environments to thrive, such as a forest and a river.


(Celastrina sugitanii )

Larva eat flowers and buds of the Japanese horse chestnut (Aesculus turbinat). The cobalt blue on its wing surfaces is beautiful.


(Eocapnia nivalis )

Called Yuki-mushi (snow insects), they are often seen walking on the snow around the beginning of March.


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