Bug; seems similar to https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/1901785 , could be the same species.
I've been told these are "harvesters", but I don't see that listed. Here is a mass outside a wooden shed. They bob up and down, moving around at night.
Minima worker on leaf.
Tiny fly on Sleepy Daisy
Nectaring on Cowpen Daisy at Refuge HQ.
Photographed at some distance with my old point-and-shoot camera. Not a crisp image but just adding documentation for this species at the Refuge.
This female Cloudless Sulphur was ovipositing on Lindheimer Senna at the Refuge HQ.
Two caterpillars feeding on tomato.
two of them Sitting on milkweed plant.
Photographed on the Refuge HQ.
Nectaring on Cowpen Daisy at the Refuge HQ. I haven't tried to key this out to species, nor would I expect that to be an easy task.
Butterfly emerging from chrysalis
Nectaring on Cowpen Daisy at the Refuge HQ.