|Captive / Cultivated?||Wild-caught|
|Group||Hampton Roads Academy|
The arthropod was found in a terrestrial environment near some small rocks. It was a wooded area near shrubs and flowers. Flying ants have elbowed antennas and long fore wings. It has a thin waist constricted at the thorax and small hind wings. The darkly-colored ant is slightly larger than a grain of rice.
|Putative identification||Arthropoda Hexapoda Insecta Hymenoptera|
|Extraction kit||Edwards Buffer|
|DNA extraction location||Whole arthropod|
|Single or Duplex PCR||Single Reaction|
|Gel electrophoresis system||MiniOne|
Possible result mistakes:
Pellet Description: small, visible black segments of body churned up
|Explanation of confidence level||
The positive control did not test for an arthropod, and the negative control tested to be an arthropod.
|Wolbachia 16S sequence||
|Arthropod COI sequence||
|Summary||The Hymenoptera was found to be negative for Wolbachia.|