|Captive / Cultivated?||Wild-caught|
|Group||Hillsboro High School|
Was caught attached to a Red CarpenterAnt and was later detached. Was found at the base of a tree with other ants nearby.
|Putative identification||Hexapoda Insecta Hymenoptera Formicidae|
|Extraction kit||DNeasy (Qiagen)|
|DNA extraction location||Whole arthropod|
|Single or Duplex PCR|
|Gel electrophoresis system||MiniPCR|
|Explanation of confidence level||
I am confident with the controls and protocol, and the band on the gel was thick.
|Wolbachia 16S sequence||
|Arthropod COI sequence||
|Summary||The Formicidae was found to be postive for Wolbachia.|