|Captive / Cultivated?||Wild-caught|
|Group||Norwich Free Academy|
It has a brown head, black body, and brown the rest of the way down. It has pinchers at the rear end and six legs. Two antennas and has a shiny casing. It was found in a leaf pile by a river.
|Putative identification||Hexapoda Insecta Dermaptera|
|Extraction kit||Edwards Buffer|
|DNA extraction location||Abdomen|
|Single or Duplex PCR||Single Reaction|
|Gel electrophoresis system||Standard electrophoresis system|
|DNA stain||Fast Blast|
The ear wig is in well six. I used the abdomen because the rest of the body wasn’t necessary.
|Explanation of confidence level||
My control didn’t show up on the gel.
|Wolbachia 16S sequence||
|Arthropod COI sequence||
|Summary||The Dermaptera was found to be negative for Wolbachia.|