NV 70 Potato Aphid

Sample information

Picture
Location
Collection date 11/02/2026
Captive / Cultivated? Wild-caught
Group Neuqua Valley High School
Observations

 Sample was found on a planter that had tomatoes, and carrots. Specimen was found by pulling one of the carrots out

Putative identification Hexapoda Insecta

Methods

Extraction kit Puregene (Qiagen)
DNA extraction location
Gel electrophoresis system Standard electrophoresis system
Buffer LB
DNA stain GelRed
Gel images
Protocol notes

Results

Wolbachia presence No
Confidence level High
Explanation of confidence level

Wolbachia DNA was not present in the gel-electrophiresis results

Wolbachia 16S sequence Download AB1
Arthropod COI sequence
Summary The Insecta was found to be negative for Wolbachia.
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