The use of Megaselia abdita (Diptera: Phoridae) in forensic entomology.

Abstract

This case study demonstrates the importance of the Phorid, Megaselia abdita (Schmitz), as an indicator for post-mortem interval estimation in criminal investigations involving forensic entomology where it is usually the more frequently occurring Calliphorids that are most useful. A case example is discussed where the temperatures were low for the period of… (More)

Topics

1 Figure or Table

Cite this paper

@article{Manlove2008TheUO, title={The use of Megaselia abdita (Diptera: Phoridae) in forensic entomology.}, author={John D Manlove and R Henry L Henry Disney}, journal={Forensic science international}, year={2008}, volume={175 1}, pages={83-4} }