Earwig

Sample information

Picture
Location
Collection date 10/11/2020
Captive / Cultivated? Wild-caught
Group Hampton Roads Academy
Observations
Putative identification Hexapoda Insecta Dermaptera

Methods

Extraction kit Edwards Buffer
DNA extraction location Whole arthropod
Gel electrophoresis system MiniOne
Buffer TBE
DNA stain GelGreen
Gel images
Protocol notes

No visible pellet

Results

Wolbachia presence No
Confidence level Medium
Explanation of confidence level

Wolbachia gel: Wolbachia DNA didn’t work, negative control not loaded (mistake made). Primer Dimers in Wolbachia Gel

Arthropod gel:

Arthropod Controls didn’t return band. Water should not have a band.

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