Earwig (XM-1)

Sample information

Photos by: Xavier M
Collection date 05/16/2022
Captive / Cultivated? Wild-caught
Group Woodford County High School

pincer butt, six legs, antenna, brown

Putative identification Arthropoda Hexapoda Insecta


Extraction kit Instagene Matrix
DNA extraction location Whole arthropod
Single or Duplex PCR Single Reaction
Gel electrophoresis system Standard electrophoresis system
Buffer TAE
DNA stain Fast Blast
Gel images
Protocol notes


Wolbachia presence Yes
Confidence level High
Explanation of confidence level

The earwig DNA was wolbachia positive during our electrophoresis test and we dont believe there were any mistakes during the procedure.

Wolbachia 16S sequence
Arthropod COI sequence
Summary The Insecta was found to be postive for Wolbachia.
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