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Revisited larval morphology of Thanatophilus rugosus (Coleoptera: Silphidae)
Determination of insect species and their instars, occurring on human remains, is important information that allows us to use insects for estimation of postmortem interval and detect possibleExpand
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Description of immature stages of Thanatophilus sinuatus (Coleoptera: Silphidae)
Necrophagous beetles of genus Thanatophilus are well recognized as a group of beetles with a high potential utility in forensic entomology. They can be used to estimate postmortem interval (PMI) orExpand
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Revision of Palearctic and Oriental Necrophila Kirby et Spence, part 3: subgenus Calosilpha Portevin (Coleoptera: Silphidae: Silphinae).
A taxonomic revision of the subgenus Calosilpha Portevin, 1920 (of the genus Necrophila Kirby & Spence, 1828) through Asia is presented. Four valid species are recognized: (1) Necrophila (C.)Expand
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Revision of Palaearctic and Oriental Necrophila Kirby & Spence, part 1: subgenus Deutosilpha Portevin (Coleoptera: Silphidae)
A taxonomic revision of the subgenus Chrysosilpha Portevin, 1921 (of the genus Necrophila Kirby & Spence, 1828) ispresented. Three valid species are recognized: (1) N. (C.) formosa (Laporte, 1832),Expand
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Developmental Biology of Forensically Important Beetle, Necrophila (Calosilpha) brunnicollis (Coleoptera: Silphidae)
Abstract The postmortem interval (PMI) estimation, in cases where the body was discovered in an advanced stage of decomposition, is predominantly based on entomological evidence. However, very fewExpand
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Taxonomic revision of genus Ablattaria Reitter (Coleoptera, Silphidae) using geometric morphometrics
Abstract The genus Ablattaria Reitter, 1884 (Coleoptera: Silphidae: Silphinae) is revised. Four taxa are recognized as valid species: Ablattaria arenaria (Kraatz, 1876), Ablattaria cribrataExpand
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Developmental Models of the Forensically Important Carrion Beetle, Thanatophilus sinuatus (Coleoptera: Silphidae).
Carrion beetles of genus Thanatophilus (Leach, 1815) are an important group of necrophagous insects, with great potential for forensic entomology in temperate zones of Africa, America, Asia, andExpand