|Captive / Cultivated?||Wild-caught|
|Group||Georgia Southern University|
The collection habitat for my insect was in a woody area on a sunny day. The method used was a sweep net.
|Putative identification||Arthropoda Hexapoda Insecta Hymenoptera|
|DNA extraction location||Whole arthropod|
|Single or Duplex PCR||Single Reaction|
|Gel electrophoresis system||Standard electrophoresis system|
|Explanation of confidence level||
I felt confident throughout this entire process because my instructor gave me plenty of opportunities to practice with the different equipment used in this research project such as loading the gel in the wells, pipetting the correct volumes and etc. She also corrected me on any errors before moving forward to the next step.
|Wolbachia 16S sequence||
|Arthropod COI sequence||
|Summary||The Hymenoptera was found to be postive for Wolbachia.|