Sarcosaprophagous Fly Activity in Maryland

    Volume 36, Issue 1 (January 1991)

    ISSN: 0022-1198


    Page Count: 6

    Introna, F
    Researcher, Institute of Legal Medicine, University of Bari, Bari, MD

    Smialek, JE
    Chief medical examiner, Office of the Chief Medical Examiner, Baltimore, MD

    Suman, TW
    Entomologist, Anne Arundel Community College, Arnold, MD

    (Received 15 August 1980; accepted 26 February 1990)


    Eighty-six successful rearings of sarcosaprophagous flies characteristic of the first successional insect wave of infestation of a corpse were conducted under field conditions in Maryland. Different species were observed to be active during spring and summer. The development times for the immature stages of each species, with the related temperatures at which the development occurred are reported for both seasons studied.

    Paper ID: JFS13024J

    DOI: 10.1520/JFS13024J

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    Title Sarcosaprophagous Fly Activity in Maryland
    Symposium , 0000-00-00
    Committee E30