Sample 1 – Mosquito

Sample information

Photos by: Kaitlynn C.
Location No map location data available.
Collection date 10/04/2020
Captive / Cultivated? Wild-caught
Group Toms River High School East

When I caught the mosquito it was more difficult than expected. Every time I went to go grab one it flew away. When I caught it I looked at it and the legs were very long and the body was very small.

Putative identification Arthropoda Hexapoda Insecta Diptera Culicidae Culex


Extraction kit
DNA extraction location
Single or Duplex PCR
Gel electrophoresis system
DNA stain
Gel images
Protocol notes


Wolbachia presence Yes
Confidence level Low
Explanation of confidence level

I have no idea if this mosquito has Wolbachia I kind of just guessed that it did.

Wolbachia 16S sequence
Arthropod COI sequence
Summary The Culex was found to be postive for Wolbachia.
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