We have a great little insect book that has a page of photos showing the silhouettes of insects on leaves. Ever since they saw the book, my kids have wanted me to take such a photo myself. I had a great chance today…

Apoderus erythrogasterApoderus erythrogaster

Coleoptera: Attelabidae
Apoderus erythrogaster
leaf-rolling weevil = hime-kuro-otoshibumi

Location: forest area near Ikeda Village in Munakata (aerial photo)
Map: Google map link