Wood Bug – KC040623

Sample information

Picture
Location
Collection date 04/06/2023
Captive / Cultivated? Wild-caught
Group Arroyo High School
Observations
  • The wood bug was a white color
  • The wood bug was found near the back of the school
  • The wood bug was found on a piece of wood.
Putative identification Hexapoda Insecta Isoptera

Methods

Extraction kit DNeasy (Qiagen)
DNA extraction location Abdomen
Single or Duplex PCR Single Reaction
Gel electrophoresis system Standard electrophoresis system
Buffer TAE
DNA stain SYBR Safe
Gel images
Protocol notes
  • Lane 1 – DNA Ladder
  • Lane 2 – Arthropod 1 (Wood bug)
  • Lane 3 – Arthropod 2 (Moth)
  • Lane 4 – Arthropod Positive Control
  • Lane 5 – Arthropod Negative Control
  • Lane 6 – DNA Positive Control
  • Lane 7 – Water

Results

Wolbachia presence No
Confidence level Low
Explanation of confidence level

Our confidence level is low because none of the bands showed up except for our DNA ladder and DNA control.

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