Culex Mosquito

Sample information

Photos by: Fiona L.
Collection date 05/02/2021
Captive / Cultivated? Captive / Cultivated
Group South Plainfield High School
Putative identification Arthropoda Hexapoda Insecta Diptera Culicidae Culex


Extraction kit DNeasy (Qiagen)
DNA extraction location Abdomen
Single or Duplex PCR Single Reaction
Gel electrophoresis system Standard electrophoresis system
Buffer TBE
DNA stain Other
Gel images
Protocol notes

Used DNeasy(Qiagen) with modifications. We substituted ATL with P2 and AL with N3.


Wolbachia presence Yes
Confidence level High
Explanation of confidence level
Wolbachia 16S sequence
Arthropod COI sequence
Summary The Culex was found to be postive for Wolbachia.
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