Arthropod succession patterns onto burnt carrion in two contrasting habitats in the Hawaiian Islands.

@article{vila1998ArthropodSP,
  title={Arthropod succession patterns onto burnt carrion in two contrasting habitats in the Hawaiian Islands.},
  author={Francisco {\'A}vila and M. Lee Goff},
  journal={Journal of forensic sciences},
  year={1998},
  volume={43 3},
  pages={581-6}
}
Decomposition studies were conducted using carcasses of domestic pigs, Sus scrofa L., one burned and the other unburned (the control) to determine effects of burning on arthropod succession patterns. The burnt carcass corresponded to a CGS level #2 burn victim. The studies were conducted in two contrasting habitats, both on the island of Oahu. The first was conducted in a xerophytic habitat from 1 Sept. 1995 through 1 Oct. 1995 while the second was conducted in a rainforest habitat from 29… CONTINUE READING