The plant is a California Poppy .
Several of these were observed on prickly poppy in the prairie. Described as the "Pricklypoppy Blister Beetle" on BG:
Found on a potato leave today.
An Orange Blister Beetle. I believe this ID is correct, but may be way off again.
Eating Delphinium flower down to the stem
A beetle in black was captured
Blister beetles are beetles (Coleoptera) of the family Meloidae, so called for their defensive secretion of a blistering agent, cantharidin. There are approximately 7,500 known species worldwide. Many are conspicuous and some aposematically colored, announcing their toxicity to would-be predators.