Arthropods and Corpses

@inproceedings{Benecke2005ArthropodsAC,
  title={Arthropods and Corpses},
  author={Mark Benecke},
  year={2005}
}
The determination of the colonization interval of a corpse (“postmortem interval”) has been the major topic of forensic entomologists since the 19th century. The method is based on the link of developmental stages of arthropods, especially of blowfly larvae, to their age. The major advantage against the standard methods for the determination of the early postmortem interval (by the classical forensic pathological methods such as body temperature, postmortem lividity and rigidity, and chemical… CONTINUE READING

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