Tetramorium immigrans

Sample information

Collection date 04/04/2023
Captive / Cultivated? Wild-caught
Group Woodbridge High School

Pavement ant with wings. A few mm in length.

Putative identification Arthropoda Hexapoda


Extraction kit DNeasy (Qiagen) blood and tissue kit
DNA extraction location
Single or Duplex PCR Single Reaction
Gel electrophoresis system Standard electrophoresis system
Buffer TAE
DNA stain GelGreen
Gel images
Protocol notes


Wolbachia presence No
Confidence level High
Explanation of confidence level

The controls worked, which was how I know this arthropod was Wolbachia negative.

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