|Captive / Cultivated?||Wild-caught|
|Group||Hampton Roads Academy|
The moth was gray and small. It stayed mostly in place on the surface they were on. It had 2 sets of wings with a long thin golden stripe running along the wing. It had small antennae. It had large eyes and a fuzzy head.
|Putative identification||Arthropoda Hexapoda Insecta Lepidoptera|
|Extraction kit||Edwards Buffer|
|DNA extraction location||Whole arthropod|
|Single or Duplex PCR|
|Gel electrophoresis system||MiniOne|
The pellet was large and clearly visible as well as ovular in shape.
|Explanation of confidence level||
The arthropod control didn’t seem to work, and this is my first time extracting DNA.
|Wolbachia 16S sequence||
|Arthropod COI sequence||
|Summary||The Lepidoptera was found to be negative for Wolbachia.|