Maggots and murder
- CASE STUDY: BLOWFLY CLUES. // Entomology & Palynology: Evidence from the Natural World;2005, p48
The article presents a case study on the discovery of a hidden crime scene in Illinois through the help of blowflies. The strong sense of smell of flies for decaying remains has helped authorities to search for a body that was thrown on a well on a farm.
- CASE STUDY: FLYSPECKS AND MURDER. // Entomology & Palynology: Evidence from the Natural World;2005, p60
The article presents a case study on the role of blowflies in the discovery of the motive of the double homicide in Lincoln, Nebraska in 1997. Burglary or assault is the speculated motivation for the crime. Adult black blowflies and their first- and third-instar larvae are the insect evidence...
- Untitled. // Entomology & Palynology: Evidence from the Natural World;2005, p43
The article focuses on the findings of an observation on the fly activity of blowflies at night conducted by forensic entomologist Bernard Greenberg. Phaenicia sericata is one of the North American blowfly species observed by Greenberg. The observation highlights the importance of fly behavior...
- Bugs on the Beat. Halfmann, Janet // Boys' Life;Jul2000, Vol. 90 Issue 7, p42
Focuses on the use of insects found on dead bodies in solving crime investigations through a process called forensic entomology.
- Book reviews: FORENSIC ENTOMOLOGY. Hoots, Rita; Eichman, Phillip // American Biology Teacher (National Association of Biology Teache;May2001, Vol. 63 Issue 5, p374
Reviews the book `A Fly for the Prosecution: How Evidence Helps Solve Crimes,' by M. Lee Goff.
- A Fly for the Prosecution. Adams, Phoebe-Lou // Atlantic Monthly (10727825);Jun2000, Vol. 285 Issue 6, p117
The article reviews the book "A Fly for the Prosecution," by M. Lee Goff.
- Forensic Entomology. // Monkeyshines on Health & Science;Mar2003 Forensic Science, p30
Focuses on the study discipline of forensic entomology which involves studying insects and the related arthropods which can be found in criminal investigations. Origin of human beings and insects; Division of forensic entomology into urban and medicolegal entomology.
- THIS BUG'S LIFE. // Indianapolis Monthly;Oct2006, Vol. 30 Issue 2, p285
The article presents information about the Crime Scene Insects exhibition, being held at the Indiana State Museum in Indianapolis, Indiana. The exhibition documents the offensive history of forensic entomology and the use of maggots, flies, and beetles to solve crimes from their rough origins in...
- First Medicolegal Forensic Entomology Case of Central Amazon: A Suicide by Hanging with Incomplete Suspension. de Souza, Eduardo Rodrigues; Rafael, José Albertino; Xavier Filho, Francisco Felipe; Da-Silva-Freitas, Juliana Oliveira; Oliveira-Costa, Janyra; Ururahy-Rodrigues, Alexandre // EntomoBrasilis;ene-abr2014, Vol. 7 Issue 1, p12
This report describes the first medicolegal forensic entomology case of Central Amazon. A suicide by hanging took place in a "terra firme" primary forest on an upland plateau. The postmortem interval estimation was calculated on the basis of the biology of the blow fly Hemilucilia segmentaria...