Camponotus chromaiodes

Sample information

Photos by: Nathan K
Collection date 09/19/2023
Captive / Cultivated? Wild-caught
Group Edmund Burke School

Arthropod caught on cement paving surrounded by grass and trees. This took place at the end of summer/beginning of fall. the temperature outside was around 80 degrees. The Arthropod is a reddish black color, with 6 legs, a large abdomen, a smaller thorax, and two antennae.

Putative identification Arthropoda Hexapoda Insecta Hymenoptera Formicidae Camponotus Camponotus chromaiodes


Extraction kit DNeasy (Qiagen)
DNA extraction location Abdomen
Single or Duplex PCR Single Reaction
Gel electrophoresis system MiniOne
Buffer TBE
DNA stain GelGreen
Gel images
Protocol notes


Wolbachia presence Yes
Confidence level High
Explanation of confidence level
Wolbachia 16S sequence Download AB1
Arthropod COI sequence Download AB1
Summary The Camponotus chromaiodes was found to be postive for Wolbachia.
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