|Captive / Cultivated?||Wild-caught|
|Group||Norwich Free Academy|
Arthropod was found in an shaded field next to a river. The It has an hard, shiny exoskeleton, and a black stripe down the dorsal side of its back.
|Putative identification||Crustacea Malacostraca Isopoda Philosciidae Philoscia Philoscia muscorum|
|Extraction kit||Edwards Buffer|
|DNA extraction location||Abdomen|
|Single or Duplex PCR||Single Reaction|
|Gel electrophoresis system||Standard electrophoresis system|
|DNA stain||Fast Blast|
I used the abdomen of this bug, because it had a hard shell. This bug is loacated in the sixth well.
|Explanation of confidence level||
This bug was not positive with Wolbachia. My confidence is low because the positive control didn’t show up.
|Wolbachia 16S sequence||
|Arthropod COI sequence||
|Summary||The Philoscia muscorum was found to be postive for Wolbachia.|