Unknown Caterpillar

Sample information

Picture
Photos by: Isabella R.
Location
Collection date 10/04/2020
Captive / Cultivated? Wild-caught
Group Bordenstein Lab
Observations

on a spider plant leaf in a NE facing flower bed in a suburban back yard, 73 degrees F

some sort of caterpillar; ~1cm long, yellow head, green underbelly, black mottled back

Putative identification Hexapoda Insecta Lepidoptera

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 No
Confidence level High
Explanation of confidence level
Wolbachia 16S sequence
Arthropod COI sequence
Summary The Lepidoptera was found to be negative for Wolbachia.
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