TABLE 3.

Diagnostic PCR detection of the Burkholderia symbionts in the tissues of R. clavatus and L. chinensis

SpeciesSexNo. positivea
ForelegProboscisForegutMidgut section 1Midgut sections 2 and 3Midgut section 4 (crypts)HindgutTestis or ovary
R. clavatusMale000021041
Female000221010
L. chinensisMale000001000
Female001011010
  • a Ten individuals were examined for each species and each sex.