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Bugs – entomology – role of insects, TOD, collection and identity. By: Zakiya & Ilexuz. DID YOU KNOW?!. Bugs are everywhere and are used for a lot of things, but did you know they can also help scientists figure out who hit you in the head and knocked you out permanently!.

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Bugs entomology role of insects tod collection and identity

Bugs – entomology – role of insects, TOD, collection and identity

By:

Zakiya & Ilexuz


Did you know

DID YOU KNOW?!

  • Bugs are everywhere and are used for a lot of things, but did you know they can also help scientists figure out who hit you in the head and knocked you out permanently!


What role do bugs insects play in a crime scene investigation

What role do bugs/insects play in a crime scene investigation?

http://www.nhm.ac.uk/about-us/news/2008/june/crime-scene-insect-investigation-boost13073.html


What is the first bug at a crime scene and what is it s life cycle

What is the first bug at a crime scene, and what is it’s life cycle ?

  • http://ipm.ncsu.edu/AG369/notes/blow_flies.html , http://www.forensicentomology.com/appear.htm#bwfl


What part of the body attracts the bugs to the body and why

What part of the body attracts the bugs to the body and why?

  • http://www.expertlaw.com/library/forensic_evidence/forensic_entomology.html


Bugs entomology role of insects tod collection and identity

Other than the Blow Fly, what other bugs are attracted to the corpse and at what stage do they start to appear?

http://cienciaforense.com/Pages/Entomology/Overview.htm


How can the blood from a flesh eating bug contribute to solving a crime

How can the blood from a flesh eating bug contribute to solving a crime?

http://science.howstuffworks.com/forensic-entomology.htm/printable


Does the weather determine what type of bug will invade the body and explain

Does the weather determine what type of bug will invade the body and explain?

http://www.sfu.ca/~ganderso/forensicentomology.htm


A case study skeleton remains of a young girl

A Case Study: Skeleton Remains of a Young Girl

In Oahu, Hawaii skeleton remains were found in a shallow grave covered in dirt with bones partially exposed from the ground. The Skull facing upward and lower jaw located a meter from the skull …. Click link to read more.

http://www.clt.uwa.edu.au/__data/page/112507/fse09_case_studies.pdf


Bugs entomology role of insects tod collection and identity

Stages of Decomposition


What does the future hold

What Does the Future Hold?

  • Scanning electron microscopy- A new technology created in 2007 to figure out the form and ways of an egg and maggots. Requires the use of expensive equipment.

  • Potassium permanganate staining- When scanning cost too much this is the easier way to go. Involves only a few steps ..

  • Mitochondrial DNA- A method created in 2001, that uses mitochondria DNA to differentiate between different species of the subfamily.


Bibliography

Bibliography

Anderson, Dr.Gail S. Forensics Entomology. N.p., n.d. Web. 14 Mar. 2011. <http://www.sfu.ca/ ~ganderso/forensicentomology.htm>. Blow Flies. N.p., n.d. Web. 14 Mar. 2011. <http://ipm.ncsu.edu/AG369/notes/blow_flies.html>. Byrd, Dr. J H. Forensics Entomology. N.p., n.d. Web. 14 Mar. 2011. <http://www.forensicentomology.com/appear.htm#bwfl>. Fuller, John. How Stuff Works. N.p., n.d. Web. 14 Mar. 2011. <http://science.howstuffworks.com/ forensic-entomology.htm/printable>. Gamber, Michelle. Bugs and Bodies and Crime Scene Investigation. N.p., n.d. Web. 14 Mar. 2011. <http://www.tolweb.org/treehouses/?treehouse_id=4197>. Natural History Museum. N.p., n.d. Web. 14 Mar. 2011. <http://www.nhm.ac.uk/about-us/news/2008/ june/crime-scene-insect-investigation-boost13073.html>. Stærkeby, Morten. Forensics Entomology. N.p., n.d. Web. 14 Mar. 2011. <http://cienciaforense.com/ Pages/Entomology/Overview.htm>.


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