Dermacentor variabilis

Sample information

Picture
Photos by: Andy C.
Location
Collection date 07/05/2023
Captive / Cultivated? Wild-caught
Group Talladega College
Observations
Putative identification Arthropoda Chelicerata Arachnida Ixodida Ixodidae Dermacentor Dermacentor variabilis

Methods

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

Results

Wolbachia presence No
Confidence level High
Explanation of confidence level

PCR ran with Wolbachia DNA control and DNA from Wolbachia positive fruit flies.

Wolbachia 16S sequence
Arthropod COI sequence Download AB1
GCACNCNANCTCGGAGTTGAGCAGGAGTCCAGGAATAAGAATAAGAATTTTAATTCGAATAGAATTAAGCCAACCAGGAACTTTAATTCGGAAATGATCAAATTTATAACGTAATTGTAACTGCCCATGCATTTATTATAATTTTTTTCATAGTTATGCCTATCATAATTGGTGGGTTTGGAAACTGACTTGTACCATTTANATAAGGAGCCCCAGATATAGCATTTCCACGAATAAATANTANAAGATTTTGACTTTNACCTCCTTCATTATTTTTACTTATAANTCCTTCATTAATTGAATCAGGAGCAGGAACAGGTTGAACTGTTTATCCCCNTTAATCACCAAATTTNTCTCATTATGGACCTTCAGTTGATTAAGCTATTTTAAGCCTTNATCTAGCAGGTGCTTCCANTATTTAAGGAGCAATTANTTTAATAACCACATTNTTAATTAAACGNCCAATTGGTTAAACTCTGGAACGAATACTTTAATTTGTTTGACCAGTTTAAATAACAGCAATTTTACTTCTCCTTTCTCTCCNTGTTTAAGCAGGAGCCATTACNATTTTTTAAACAGATCGAAACTTTAAAACTTCCTTTTTCGACCCTCCAGGGGGGGAAGACCCCTTTTTGTATCATNCATCTTTTTGGATTATTAAGCNNNNNNNNNNNNTAAAAA
BLAST at The Wolbachia Project   BLAST at NCBI
Summary The Dermacentor variabilis was found to be negative for Wolbachia.
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