|Captive / Cultivated?||Wild-caught|
|Group||Hampton Roads Academy|
The ants were walking in a line to and from the large azalea bush, which has the nest in it. They used a crack in the driveway for shelter.
|Putative identification||Hexapoda Insecta Hymenoptera|
|Extraction kit||Edwards Buffer|
|DNA extraction location||Whole arthropod|
|Single or Duplex PCR|
|Gel electrophoresis system||MiniOne|
The pellet was not visible
|Explanation of confidence level||
There was a band for Wolbachia, but it was very faint.
Arthropod control -A didn’t seem to work
-A, +A control in Wolbachia didn’t seem to work.
|Wolbachia 16S sequence||
|Arthropod COI sequence||
|Summary||The Hymenoptera was found to be postive for Wolbachia.|