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Título: A Forensic Entomology case from the Amazon rain forest of Brazil
Autor(es): José Roberto Pujol Luz
H Marques
Alexandre Ururahy Rodrigues
F H A Santana
L C Arantes
Reginaldo Constantino
José Albertino Rafael
Assunto: Entomologia Forense
Amazônia
Diptera
ISSN: 0022-1198
Revista: Journal of Forensic Sciences
Volume: 51
Resumo: The first case of application of forensic entomology in the Brazilian Amazonia is described. The corpses of 26 men were found in the rainforest in Rondonia State, Brazil. Fly larvae collected on the bodies during autopsy were identified as Paralucilia fulvinota (Diptera, Calliphoridae). No data or specimens were collected at the crime scene. At the laboratory, the larvae developed into pupae in 58 h and into adults in 110.5 h. The total development time for P. fulvinota was measured in field experiments inside the forest. The age of the larvae when collected from the bodies was estimated as the difference between the time required for them to become adults and the total development time for this species. The estimated age of the maggots and the minimum postmortem interval was 5.7 days.
URI: http://repositorio.inpa.gov.br/handle/123/1169
ISSN: 0022-1198
DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1556-4029.2006.00217.x
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