Monthly Archives: September 2007


Found another species of hornet (kogata-suzume-bachi) today. This one was hunting around some plants/flowers next to the river. These hornets attack bees/wasps and carry the meat of the thoraxes back to their nests. Japanese hornets page (in Japanese) = here. … Continue reading

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Red Bug

Hemiptera: Largidae Physopelta cincticollis = hime-hoshi-kamemushi Location: path near Hyoutan Pond (map)

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