|Captive / Cultivated?||Wild-caught|
|Group||Hampton Roads Academy|
I noticed that the Ant was sort of clear looking under the microscope, had black eyes and looked like it had a flat bottom half. Another thing is that it had six legs, had a circle band in side of the stomach.
|Putative identification||Arthropoda Hexapoda Insecta Hymenoptera|
|Extraction kit||Edwards Buffer|
|DNA extraction location||Whole arthropod|
|Single or Duplex PCR|
|Gel electrophoresis system||MiniOne|
My pellet was brown, it was actually pretty big and noticeable, I disturbed it once so I had to restart that process but then I finally got it.
|Explanation of confidence level||
It was low because my hand kept shaking while putting the liquid inside of the gel. I also Disturbed the pellet once.
|Wolbachia 16S sequence||
|Arthropod COI sequence||
|Summary||The Hymenoptera was found to be postive for Wolbachia.|