Musca Domestica, 6405 Immensee (CH)

Sample information

Photos by: Felix L., Floyd S., Maximilian S.
Collection date 11/09/2023
Captive / Cultivated? Wild-caught
Group Gymnasium Immensee

Weather: High humidity, no rain, cloudy, wet

Location: Underneath the ceiling of a bus stop

Putative identification Arthropoda Hexapoda Insecta Diptera Muscidae Musca Musca domestica


Extraction kit BABEC
DNA extraction location Whole arthropod
Single or Duplex PCR Duplex Reaction
Gel electrophoresis system MiniOne
Buffer TAE
DNA stain GelGreen
Gel images
Protocol notes

On the Gel image, the respective lane is the fourth from the left (we were unable to extract DNA, so there’s no colour).


Wolbachia presence No
Confidence level High
Explanation of confidence level

We worked through the different steps carefully.

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