This insect sucks the sap from the cones of various coniferous trees. These bugs may enter houses when the weather turns colder and like to make a home for themselves in beds. Where I saw them, they seemed at home on a purple thistle.
Seen at Mason Farm Biological Reserve
Lat: 35.93, Long: -79.04
Spotted on Jun 22, 2012
Submitted on Jul 29, 2012