Ear wig

Sample information

Collection date 04/12/2022
Captive / Cultivated? Wild-caught
Group Hampton Roads Academy

Ant head it had. Tweezer looking tail. Antennas. 6 legs

Putative identification Arthropoda Hexapoda Insecta Dermaptera


Extraction kit Edwards Buffer
DNA extraction location Abdomen
Single or Duplex PCR Single Reaction
Gel electrophoresis system MiniPCR
Buffer TBE
DNA stain GelGreen
Gel images
Protocol notes

Quite astonishing that there was no wolbachia and arthropod considering that my bug was under the class dermaptera.


Wolbachia presence No
Confidence level Low
Explanation of confidence level

Even though i collected an arthropod there was no arthropod band. Positive arthropod control didnt show arthropod band.

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