Scarlet dwarf (Nannophya pygmaea)（Haccho tombo）
Scarlet dwarfs glittering with morning dew
Scarlet dwarfs, Japan’s smallest dragonflies, emerge in wet paddy fields in Kozagawa Town, an area rich in nature, in and around June. While male adults have red bodies, female adults have a striped pattern of yellow and dark brown. The insect has been registered in Wakayama Prefecture’s Red Data Book as a Near Threatened (NT) species.
Fifteen min. on foot from Myoukenbashi[妙見橋] bus stop on the Kogawa Route of Kozagawa Town Furusato Bus
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）