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Forensic entomology: the influence of the burning of a body on insect succession and calculation of the postmortem interval
(University of the Free State, 2009)
Forensic entomology is the application of the study of insects and other arthropods which are associated with legal issues and certain suspected criminal events. Successional studies have been successfully applied in ...
Key diagnostic characteristics of the developmental stages of forensically important calliphoridae and sarcophagidae in central South Africa
(University of the Free State, 2011-12-15)
English: The first insects attracted to a decomposing body are usually representatives of the Diptera, in particular members of the families Calliphoridae (blow flies) and Sarcophagidae (flesh flies). These flies will ...
The influence of clothing, wrapping and physical trauma on carcass decomposition and arthropod succession in central South Africa
(University of the Free State, 2006-06)
English: Forensic entomology is the study of arthropods associated with bodies. Arthropod successional studies have been successfully used to estimate a postmortem interval. This research was to determine the influence of ...