Himacerus mirmicoides BK15

Sample information

Photos by: Benoit K.
Collection date 04/30/2021
Captive / Cultivated? Wild-caught
Group KantiWil
Putative identification Hexapoda Insecta Hemiptera Nabidae Himacerus Himacerus mirmicoides


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


Wolbachia presence Yes
Confidence level Medium
Explanation of confidence level

The line of BK15 shows no band of CO1, but the W-band alone is clearly visible.

Wolbachia 16S sequence
coming soon
BLAST at The Wolbachia Project   BLAST at NCBI
Arthropod COI sequence
Summary The Himacerus mirmicoides was found to be postive for Wolbachia.
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