NV 70 Potato Aphid

Sample information

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

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

Putative identification Arthropoda Hexapoda Insecta


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


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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