Sample Information: Ant arthropod

Sample information

Photos by: Marakii W.
Collection date 06/25/2023
Captive / Cultivated? Wild-caught
Group Arroyo High School
Putative identification Arthropoda Hexapoda Insecta


Extraction kit DNeasy (Qiagen)
DNA extraction location body without wings
Single or Duplex PCR Single Reaction
Gel electrophoresis system Standard electrophoresis system
Buffer TAE
DNA stain SYBR Safe
Gel images
Protocol notes


Wolbachia presence No
Confidence level Low
Explanation of confidence level

We aren’t confident because we aren’t Wolbachia positive and if they did have Wolbachia it would have shown since from the gel we can see that the DNA ladder in fact worked as intended.

Wolbachia 16S sequence
Arthropod COI sequence
The insects was found to be negative for Wolbachia.
BLAST at The Wolbachia Project   BLAST at NCBI
Summary The Insecta was found to be negative for Wolbachia.
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