Published on March 15, 2014
By: Ashley Straniero & Shaun Connolly
From the Beginning… First discovered by Francesco Redi (17th Century) Exposed vs. Unexposed Meat Spontaneous Generation Theory
Insects at the Crime Scene Flies vs. Beetles Blow Flies and Flesh Flies are first to inhabit a body (Calliphoridae and Sarcophagidae) (Sexton beetle)
Weather and Observations of Body Sun vs. Shade Position of Body Inside vs. Outside Maggot Mass Temperature Air Temperature Soil Temperature
Collection of Bugs First appeared bugs are captured first (very fast retrievers) Ethyl Acetate to immobilize bugs (75%) Properly label bugs (graphite only)
Estimating Time of Death PMI (Post Mortem Interval) Identifying types of species of insects – Rate of development Tampering with the results: season, temperature, sun exposure, etc.
Sequence of Insect Arrival 1st Responders=Blow Flies which are attracted to the foul odor (several hours after death) 2nd Responders=Flesh Flies appear directly after or at the same time as Blow Flies Under certain weather conditions, the Flesh Fly will appear first since they can fly during rainfall.
-”Flyspecks” -Insect Tracks - Regurgitation
Diversity of Forensic Entomology -Child Abuse -Elderly Abuse -Animal Abuse -Car Accidents
-Urban -Stored- Product -Medico- Legal Vide o
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