|Captive / Cultivated?||Wild-caught|
|Group||Edmund Burke School|
Fall, Urban, hot temp
Brown, 6 legs with hairs on the back pair. Semi translucent shell, 2 antennae, armored head.
|Putative identification||Arthropoda Hexapoda Insecta Blattodea|
|Extraction kit||DNeasy (Qiagen)|
|DNA extraction location||Abdomen|
|Single or Duplex PCR||Single Reaction|
|Gel electrophoresis system||MiniOne|
|Explanation of confidence level||
There was no band for Wolbachia under E3, and there was a strong band under the positive control. Researchers at Penn State sent DNA sequences that matched the visual identification.
|Wolbachia 16S sequence|| Download AB1
|Arthropod COI sequence|| Download AB1
|Summary||The Blattodea was found to be negative for Wolbachia.|