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The effect of postmortem penetrative trauma on oviposition behavior of Calliphora vicina.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Forensic science international [Forensic Sci Int] 2023 May; Vol. 346, pp. 111647. Date of Electronic Publication: 2023 Mar 20.

Abstract: Flies in the family Calliphoridae are purported to demonstrate a strong attraction to and preferential colonization of wounds when present on human corpses or carrion. This well-circulated concept in Forensic Entomology is based on surprisingly few emp...

Identification of Forensically Important Carrion Beetles (Coleoptera: Staphilinidae) in China Based on COI and COII.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Journal of medical entomology [J Med Entomol] 2023 Jan 12; Vol. 60 (1), pp. 24-31.


Abstract: Unambiguous and speedy necrophagous insect species identification is common task in forensic entomological study. Carrion beetles (Staphilinidae: Silphinae) belong to a small group of Coleoptera with less than 200 species worldwide. Some species are co...

Colonization of Artificial Substrates by Invertebrate Macrofauna in a River Ecosystem-Implications for Forensic Entomology.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): International journal of environmental research and public health [Int J Environ Res Public Health] 2023 Feb 06; Vol. 20 (4). Date of Electronic Publication: 2023 Feb 06.

Abstract: Forensic entomology includes the analysis of organisms colonizing various parts of the body in order to determine the circumstances of an incident, mainly the time, place, and cause of death. The presence of insects and other arthropods on carcasses ca...

Temperature models of development for Necrodes littoralis L. (Coleoptera: Silphidae), a carrion beetle of forensic importance in the Palearctic region.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Scientific reports [Sci Rep] 2022 Jun 11; Vol. 12 (1), pp. 9689. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Jun 11.

Abstract: Analysis of insects can provide evidence in death cases, for example, by answering the question about the time of death. Apart from flies, beetles are the second most useful insect group in forensic entomology. To elucidate the time of death based on i...

Estimating the intra-puparial period of Hydrotaea spinigera (Stein,1910) (Diptera: Muscidae) with morphological and gene expression changes.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Acta tropica [Acta Trop] 2023 Jun; Vol. 242, pp. 106910. Date of Electronic Publication: 2023 Mar 23.


Abstract: Hydrotaea spinigera (Stein, 1910) (Diptera: Muscidae) is a forensically important sarcosaprophagous species widely distributed throughout the Oriental and Australasian regions. At the advanced decomposition stage or the skeletonize stage, the immature ...

Thick quilt may severely impact the estimation of postmortem interval using forensic entomology-based methods -two case reports.

Publication Type: Report

Source(s): Journal of forensic and legal medicine [J Forensic Leg Med] 2023 Apr; Vol. 95, pp. 102501. Date of Electronic Publication: 2023 Feb 23.


Abstract: This paper introduces two indoor cases in China, characterized by bodies lying on a mattress, covered with thick quilts and wearing clothes. There were obvious deviation in the estimated minimum postmortem interval (PMI min ) of the corpses using entom...

Forensic entomology when the evidence is "no insect." Best carrion fly species for predicting maximum postmortem interval in the United Arab Emirates.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Forensic science international [Forensic Sci Int] 2021 Nov; Vol. 328, pp. 110999. Date of Electronic Publication: 2021 Sep 15.

Abstract: The carrion insect species that most quickly deposit offspring on a corpse are, when available, likely to yield a more useful estimate of postmortem interval (PMI) compared to later arrivals. This is in part because the age of the oldest larva will be ...

Forensic Entomology in China Seeks Truth Continually.

Publication Type: Editorial & Opinion

Source(s): Fa yi xue za zhi [Fa Yi Xue Za Zhi] 2021 Jun; Vol. 37 (3), pp. 293-294.


Abstract: Abstract: Abstract.Competing Interests: The authors of this article and the planning committee members and staff have no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose. (Copyright© by the Editorial Department of Journal of Foren...

[Injuries after the biological exposure].

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Sudebno-meditsinskaia ekspertiza [Sud Med Ekspert] 2023; Vol. 66 (2), pp. 15-19.


Abstract: The aim of the scientific work is to justify the need to highlight the topic of injuries after the biological exposure in forensic medicine. The definition of the «biological trauma» concept is presented - it means impairment of the body structure and ...

Teaching Forensic Entomology, Forensic Anthropology, and Haematology & Serology during the COVID-19 pandemic: Practical activities for distance learning.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Science & justice : journal of the Forensic Science Society [Sci Justice] 2022 Nov; Vol. 62 (6), pp. 721-734. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Apr 26.

Abstract: As the COVID-19 pandemic upended college and university instruction throughout the world, instructors were hard-pressed to find suitable alternatives for practical activities typically carried out outside of classrooms-in laboratories, workshops, clini...