in the late Chinese mythology the god who protects farmers against locusts
by eliminating them. Pa-cha
is depicted as a naked to the waist human with a beak-like nose. His body beneath the waist resembles a bell (some legends state he was born from a bell) with big crawled bird paws underneath. Hair flocks on his head right behind the ears look similar to small corns. In one hand he carries a crook-neck pumpkin, where he puts the locust to in order to kill it. In the other hand he carries one of the following objects: a sword, golden nugget, wood-made hammer or a banner with an inscription on it: "I collect locusts and destroy them."
A ceremony to his honor is said to be held every year after harvesting.