KELL-AB-SP24 (Lepidoptera)

Sample information

Photos by: Rochelle B.
Location No map location data available.
Collection date 01/22/2024
Captive / Cultivated? Wild-caught
Group Georgia Southern University
January 22, 2024
1:38 pm
outside of the Science Building
trees, bushes, and flowers
Putative identification Arthropoda Hexapoda Insecta Lepidoptera


Extraction kit
DNA extraction location Abdomen
Single or Duplex PCR Single Reaction
Gel electrophoresis system Standard electrophoresis system
Buffer TAE
DNA stain Other
Gel images
Protocol notes

DNA extraction kit of in-house reagents was used.


Wolbachia presence No
Confidence level High
Explanation of confidence level

I was highly confident because of the peer-reviewed articles I had looked up proving that my insect the Lepidooperta is uncommon to carry the Wolbachia infection and that it is rare for them to.

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