Beetle

Sample information

Picture
Location
Collection date 04/01/2021
Captive / Cultivated? Wild-caught
Group Hampton Roads Academy
Observations

2 antenna, 3 sets of legs, shell, not reactive to light

Putative identification Hexapoda Insecta Coleoptera

Methods

Extraction kit Edwards Buffer
DNA extraction location Abdomen
Gel electrophoresis system MiniOne
Buffer TBE
DNA stain GelGreen
Gel images
Protocol notes

The pellet was small, visible, and dark in color.

Results

Wolbachia presence Yes
Confidence level Medium
Explanation of confidence level

Arthropod control -A didn’t seem to work.

-A, +A control in Wolbachia gels didn’t seem to work

Wolbachia 16S sequence
Arthropod COI sequence
Summary The Coleoptera was found to be postive for Wolbachia.
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