Female American Dog Tick

Sample information

Photos by: Niomee T.
Collection date
Captive / Cultivated?
Group Essex North Shore Agricultural & Technical School
Putative identification Arthropoda Hexapoda Entognatha


Extraction kit
DNA extraction location
Single or Duplex PCR
Gel electrophoresis system MiniOne
Buffer TBE
DNA stain GelGreen
Gel images
Protocol notes


Wolbachia presence No
Confidence level Medium
Explanation of confidence level

Both of my samples were negative. I am very confident in this because I followed the procedure correctly and I have run this sample two times, obtaining the same results.

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