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Succession pattern of carrion-feeding insects in Paramo, Colombia.
The minimum postmortem interval can be estimated based on knowledge of the pattern of insect succession on a corpse. To use this approach requires that we take into account the rates of insectExpand
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Asilidae is one of the largest Diptera families with more than 7,000 recognized species worldwide. All their species are predators on arthropods, mainly insects. This catalogue presents 71 speciesExpand
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Descripción y clave de los estadios inmaduros de las principales especies de Calliphoridae (Diptera) de importancia forense en Colombia
Larvae of 13 blowfly species from Colombia are described and an illustrated key for all them is presented. All larval instars of Calliphora nigribasis Macquart, Cochliomyia macellaria (Fabricius),Expand
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Successional behavior and occurrence matrix of carrion-associated arthropods in the urban area of Medellín, Colombia.
Forensic entomology is a scientific tool applied to the study of insect or arthropod succession at the scene of a crime or that associated with an accident or natural death. Interpreting thisExpand
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Se presenta una clave dicotomica ilustrada para la identificacion taxonomica de 12 generos y 29 especies de califoridos (Diptera: Calliphoridae) presentes en Colombia
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Description of Pintomyia limafalcaoae and Pintomyia antioquiensis, two new species of phlebotomine sand fly (Diptera, Psychodidae) from the Colombian Andes.
Two new species of phlebotomine sand fly from Colombian Andes are described, belonging to the subgenus Pifanomyia of the genus Pintomyia. P. (P.) limafalcaoae sp. nov. for which both sexes areExpand
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The first phylogenetic study of Mesembrinellidae (Diptera: Oestroidea) based on molecular data: clades and congruence with morphological characters
The Mesembrinellidae (Diptera: Oestroidea) comprise a small group of strictly Neotropical calyptrate flies, with 36 described species. The group has often been treated as a subfamily ofExpand
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Rearing five species of Diptera (Calliphoridae) of forensic importance in Colombia in semicontrolled field conditions
AbstRACt The family Calliphoridae is widely known to lead the colonization of corpses and their development rates are frequently used to estimate the postmortem interval. This study presents theExpand
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Identification and characterization of two novel lysozymes from Rhodnius prolixus, a vector of Chagas disease.
Lysozymes have been described in invertebrates as digestive or immune molecules. We report here the characterization of two novel c-type lysozymes, RpLys-A (EU250274) and RpLys-B (EU250275), isolatedExpand
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