|Captive / Cultivated?||Wild-caught|
|Group||Walton High School|
The beetle is small, black, and about 1/4 inch long. It was found in a slightly damp, tree covered dirt collection. It was very still until disturbed by outside forces and became very squirmy. The beetle has a noticeable pair of antennae on their head.
|DNA extraction location|
|Single or Duplex PCR|
|Gel electrophoresis system|
|Explanation of confidence level||
The researched percentage of woodland ground beetles being infected with Wolbachia is very low, so I think that this organism does not have it. Although, it is still unknown.
|Wolbachia 16S sequence||
|Arthropod COI sequence||