Responses of Lucilia sericata Meigen (Diptera: Calliphoridae) to cadaveric volatile organic compounds.

@article{Frederickx2012ResponsesOL,
  title={Responses of Lucilia sericata Meigen (Diptera: Calliphoridae) to cadaveric volatile organic compounds.},
  author={Christine Frederickx and Jessica Dekeirsschieter and François J Verheggen and {\'E}ric Haubruge},
  journal={Journal of forensic sciences},
  year={2012},
  volume={57 2},
  pages={386-90}
}
Flies of the Calliphoridae Family are the most forensically important insects because of their abundance on the decedent during the first minutes following death. Necrophagous insects are attracted at a distance by a decomposing body, through the use of volatile chemical cues. We tested the possible attractive role of some volatile organic chemicals (VOCs) released by decaying cadavers, on male and female of Lucilia sericata Meigen (Diptera: Calliphoridae). Two complementary approaches were… CONTINUE READING
11 Citations
63 References
Similar Papers

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 11 extracted citations

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 63 references

Factors affecting the oviposition of Phaenicia sericata (meigen) (diptera, calliphoridae)

  • C Easton, D. Feir
  • J Kansas Entomol Soc
  • 1991
Highly Influential
4 Excerpts

Factors that influence insect succession on carrion

  • GS Anderson
  • 2009
1 Excerpt

Insects of forensic importance. In: Byrd JL, Cast- ner JH, editors. Forensic entomology: the utility of arthropods in legal investigations

  • JL Byrd, JH Castner
  • 2009

Forensic entomology: an introduction

  • DE Gennard
  • 2007
2 Excerpts

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…