Black-bordered Lemon Moth (Marimatha Nigrofimbria)

Sample information

Photos by: Sara P., Solomon D., Sabina T., and Sofia P.
Collection date 08/22/2021
Captive / Cultivated? Wild-caught
Group The School for Science and Math at Vanderbilt

Weather: 29℃

Habitat: Terrestrial Plains

Elevation: 191.26 m

Putative identification Arthropoda Hexapoda Insecta Lepidoptera Noctuidae Marimatha Marimatha nigrofimbria


Extraction kit DNeasy (Qiagen)
DNA extraction location Whole arthropod
Single or Duplex PCR Single Reaction
Gel electrophoresis system MiniOne
Buffer TBE
DNA stain GelGreen
Gel images
Protocol notes


Wolbachia presence No
Confidence level High
Explanation of confidence level

The samples have been tested by students and they have also been tested and sequenced from Wolbachia Project responsible personnel.

Wolbachia 16S sequence
Arthropod COI sequence
Summary The Marimatha nigrofimbria was found to be negative for Wolbachia.
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