Winter Tick

Sample information

Photos by: Niomee T.
Collection date 03/01/2021
Captive / Cultivated? Captive / Cultivated
Group Essex North Shore Agricultural & Technical School
Putative identification Arthropoda Hexapoda Entognatha


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


Wolbachia presence No
Confidence level High
Explanation of confidence level

Ran gel twice and obtained the same results. This leads me to be confident in my findings.

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