Pavement Ant

Sample information

Collection date 08/29/2023
Captive / Cultivated? Wild-caught
Group St. Paul Academy and Summit School

This ant was found on the pavement next to a big ant colony near the lawn. It is black and small with an antennae.

Putative identification Arthropoda Hexapoda Insecta Hymenoptera Formicidae Tetramorium


Extraction kit
DNA extraction location
Single or Duplex PCR Single Reaction
Gel electrophoresis system MiniPCR
Buffer TBE
DNA stain GelGreen
Gel images
Protocol notes


Wolbachia presence No
Confidence level Medium
Explanation of confidence level

My data doesn’t seem completely wrong because my arthropod DNA showed up, so I’m kind of confident that the procedure went right and my arthopod is wolbachia negative.

Wolbachia 16S sequence
Arthropod COI sequence
Summary The Tetramorium was found to be negative for Wolbachia.
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