A forensic entomology case from the Amazon rain forest of Brazil.

@article{PujolLuz2006AFE,
  title={A forensic entomology case from the Amazon rain forest of Brazil.},
  author={Jos{\'e} Roberto Pujol-Luz and Helder M Marques and Alexandre Ururahy-Rodrigues and Jos{\'e} Albertino Rafael and Fernando H A Santana and Luciano C Arantes and Reginaldo Constantino},
  journal={Journal of forensic sciences},
  year={2006},
  volume={51 5},
  pages={1151-3}
}
The first case of application of forensic entomology in the Brazilian Amazonia is described. The corpses of 26 men were found in the rainforest in Rondonia State, Brazil. Fly larvae collected on the bodies during autopsy were identified as Paralucilia fulvinota (Diptera, Calliphoridae). No data or specimens were collected at the crime scene. At the laboratory, the larvae developed into pupae in 58 h and into adults in 110.5 h. The total development time for P. fulvinota was measured in field… CONTINUE READING

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