|Captive / Cultivated?||Wild-caught|
|Group||Neuqua Valley High School|
I found the boxelder bug on my brick wall house. I found it early in the morning like 6 or 7 . The bug was very tame went into the bag easily.
|Putative identification||Arthropoda Hexapoda Insecta Hemiptera Rhopalidae|
|Extraction kit||Puregene (Qiagen)|
|DNA extraction location||Whole arthropod|
|Single or Duplex PCR|
|Gel electrophoresis system||Standard electrophoresis system|
|Explanation of confidence level||
i am confident in these results because they were tested by vanderbilt university which is a very good school .
|Wolbachia 16S sequence||
|Arthropod COI sequence|| Download FASTA
|Summary||The Rhopalidae was found to be negative for Wolbachia.|