|Captive / Cultivated?||Wild-caught|
|Group||Hillsboro High School|
The ant was easy to capture considering my hands are huge and it’s tiny. At first it tried to run away but I had sugar on my gloves and it seemed to be attracted to it. The ant was small, less then an inch small and had a thin black coat as the shell of the body.
|Putative identification||Hexapoda Insecta|
|DNA extraction location||Abdomen|
|Gel electrophoresis system|
-Easy to see in gel image.
|Explanation of confidence level|
|Wolbachia 16S sequence||
|Arthropod COI sequence||
|Summary||The Insecta was found to be postive for Wolbachia.|