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.


Nachikatsuura Town
Ukui (or pronounced "Ugui"), Nachi Katsuura Town
Season / Time zone
Winter / Daytime
Weather conditions
Sunny Cloudy
Frequency of appearance
According to seasons


25 minutes’ walk, or 5 minutes by car, from JR Ukui Station. (The station’s name “Ukui” used to be pronounced “Ugui.”)

Recommended spot

Kumano Hayatama Taisha Grand Shrine > JR Nachi Station