Overwintering of Eucorysses grandis （Okin-kamemushi-no Etto）
Orange stink bugs pass the winter.
In the nature-rich Ugui Peninsula in Nachi-Katsuura Town, you can see Eucorysses grandis (a stink bug of the family Scutelleridae), which is known as a southern hemisphere species, overwintering on the reverse side of a leaf. This stink bug species is quite large in size, measuring 2 to 2.5 cm in total length. It has an orange body with black spots.
25 minutes’ walk, or 5 minutes by car, from JR Ukui Station. (The station’s name “Ukui” used to be pronounced “Ugui.”)
Mifune Matsuri Festival – a Finale of the Kumano Taisha Grand Shrine Matsuri Festival (One of the Annual Grand Festivals Held at Kumano Hayatama Taisha Grand Shrine)
（Kumano Hayatama Taisha Reitai-sui, Mifune Matsuri）