Melanoplus spretus

Sample information

Photos by: Julianna B
Collection date 09/05/2023
Captive / Cultivated? Wild-caught
Group Benedictine University

Sample collected by Fall 2023 Students.

Putative identification Arthropoda Hexapoda Insecta Orthoptera Acrididae Melanoplus


Extraction kit DNeasy (Qiagen) blood and tissue kit
DNA extraction location Abdomen
Single or Duplex PCR Single Reaction
Gel electrophoresis system Standard electrophoresis system
Buffer TAE
DNA stain SYBR Safe
Gel images
Protocol notes


Wolbachia presence No
Confidence level High
Explanation of confidence level

Low E-Value and high percent identity.

Wolbachia 16S sequence
Arthropod COI sequence Download FASTA   
Summary The Melanoplus was found to be negative for Wolbachia.
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