Unknown Spider

Sample information

Photos by: Isabella R.
Collection date 10/03/2020
Captive / Cultivated? Wild-caught
Group Bordenstein Lab

some sort of spider sitting in its web which hangs from birch branch, southfacing side of the tree


small (~1/2cm), pointed abdomen is brown, dark thorax, pale legs

Putative identification Arthropoda Chelicerata Arachnida Araneae


Extraction kit DNeasy (Qiagen)
DNA extraction location Whole arthropod
Single or Duplex PCR
Gel electrophoresis system MiniOne
Buffer TBE
DNA stain GelGreen
Gel images
Protocol notes


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