NesackSP23-14-SB Neuroptera

Sample information

Photos by: Stephan B.
Collection date 01/26/2023
Captive / Cultivated? Wild-caught
Group Georgia Southern University

Collected with bug net and beat and stick method in the morning when it was cold. Insect appears green with two pairs of wings.

Putative identification Arthropoda Hexapoda Insecta Neuroptera


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

DNA extraction kit of in-house reagents was used.


Wolbachia presence No
Confidence level Medium
Explanation of confidence level

This was my first time doing a lab, throughout the exercises my confidence grew until the negative control was loaded wrongly. However I am quite confident in my results because of the research I’ve done in the past labs.

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