Earwig – ADK2

Sample information

Photos by: Xavier M.
Collection date 05/05/2022
Captive / Cultivated? Captive / Cultivated
Group Woodford County High School

Collected near a dry creek bed with medium vegetation, mature and young trees present. Suburban environment. Collected with a malaise trap.

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

There are two bands. The dark blue one indicates earwig DNA, and the purple indicates Wolbachia DNA.

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