Sample information

Photos by: Gabriel L.
Collection date 03/27/2024
Captive / Cultivated? Wild-caught
Group River Valley Community College

Caught flying around in house.

Putative identification Arthropoda Hexapoda Insecta Diptera Culicidae Anopheles Anopheles punctipennis


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

When prepping gel, we doubled the recipe from 0.2g of agaroseĀ  & 20ml of buffer to 0.4g of agarose and 40ml of buffer.


Wolbachia presence Unknown
Confidence level Low
Explanation of confidence level

Some controls worked but some did not. One of our positive controls did not work. Also, the mosquito did not test positive for arthropod DNA. Indicating that initial extraction did not go according to plan.

Wolbachia 16S sequence
Arthropod COI sequence
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