Unknown Spider

Sample information

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

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 Chelicerata Arachnida Araneae

Methods

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

Results

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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