Portland State University – Acrididae

Sample information

Photos by: Isaac Y.
Collection date 10/09/2023
Captive / Cultivated? Wild-caught
Group Portland State University
Putative identification Arthropoda Hexapoda Insecta Orthoptera Acrididae


Extraction kit DNeasy (Qiagen) blood and tissue kit
DNA extraction location Partial abdomen
Single or Duplex PCR Single Reaction
Gel electrophoresis system Standard electrophoresis system
Buffer TAE
DNA stain GelRed
Gel images
Protocol notes


Wolbachia presence No
Confidence level High
Explanation of confidence level

Lane 2 shows a band for COI, Lane 3 is a positive Wolbachia control, and Lane 4 is blank for Wolbachia in the insect.

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