Volume 28, Issue 4 (October 1983)

    Collection and Preservation of Forensically Important Entomological Materials

    (Received 28 October 1982; accepted 7 February 1983)

    Published Online: October

    CODEN: JFSOAD

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    Abstract

    The insects and other invertebrates colonizing corpses as decomposition progresses can provide valuable information concerning the time and manner of death. Accurate determinations are possible, however, only when representative specimens are properly collected and preserved. The protocol developed by the authors describes equipment and techniques for sampling, preserving, packaging, shipping, and rearing forensically important insects. This information should aid medicolegal professionals in data collection, allowing accurate determinations by entomological means.


    Author Information:

    Burger, JF
    Associate professor, University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH

    Lord, WD
    Graduate research assistant, University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH


    Stock #: JFS11602J

    ISSN: 0022-1198

    DOI: 10.1520/JFS11602J

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    Title Collection and Preservation of Forensically Important Entomological Materials
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