Ezo-Haru-zemi
(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.

 
 

Sugitani-Ruri-shijimi
(Celastrina sugitanii )
 

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

 
 

Sekkei-Kawagera
(Eocapnia nivalis )
 

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

 
 

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