GRP2 Formicidae

Sample information

Photos by: Jose T.
Collection date 05/15/2024
Captive / Cultivated? Wild-caught
Group California Academy of Mathematics and Science

Found in wet, damp dirt. Dirt was moist and the surrounding area was moist as well. Found near bushes. Crawling in dirt.

Putative identification Arthropoda Hexapoda Insecta Hymenoptera Formicidae


Extraction kit tweezers
DNA extraction location Whole arthropod
Single or Duplex PCR Single Reaction
Gel electrophoresis system Standard electrophoresis system
Buffer TAE
DNA stain Fast Blast
Gel images
Protocol notes


Wolbachia presence Yes
Confidence level Medium
Explanation of confidence level
Wolbachia 16S sequence
Arthropod COI sequence
Summary The Formicidae was found to be postive for Wolbachia.
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