|Captive / Cultivated?||Wild-caught|
|Group||Acton-Boxborough Regional High School|
This was found in a pitfall trap baited with honey at the edge of the woods.
|Putative identification||Hexapoda Insecta Hymenoptera Formicidae|
|Extraction kit||DNeasy (Qiagen)|
|DNA extraction location||Abdomen|
|Single or Duplex PCR|
|Gel electrophoresis system||MiniOne|
|Explanation of confidence level||
The control match wasn’t good, but it did work a little bit, which validates these results.
|Wolbachia 16S sequence||
|Arthropod COI sequence|| Download AB1
NNNNNNNNNNNNNNGNNNNNNNNNTNCTNNNNNTNNATCCTGNAANTCCNGAGNNNNGANTGGNNNNCTACCNTATNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNTTANNBLAST at The Wolbachia Project BLAST at NCBI
|Summary||The Formicidae was found to be negative for Wolbachia.|