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Pull a leg off (or two) and throw the rest in Pampel's or similar. There is more than enough DNA in there.

Best

Jason

On 25/02/2015 11:32 PM, "James Harrison" <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

Dear Scarab Workers

 

·         Have there been any recent developments in the best way to preserve scarab larvae for both morphological and molecular work?

·         Has anyone tried squeezing out the gut contents especially in large larvae?

·         Has anyone tried injecting squeezed larvae with alcohol gel?

·         Your experiences, thoughts and papers covering this topic would be greatly appreciated!

Best regards

James

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