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Synonyms for entomology

the branch of zoology that studies insects

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In a lecture held at the Forensic Sciences and Criminology Department for group of experts, Dr Jeffry Wales, a professor at Florida University and expert in forensic entomology, explained the methods that a forensic expert should take during examination of bodies.
Insect development and forensic entomology, pp 389-405 In Byrd JH, Castner JL [Eds], Forensic Entomology: The Utility of Arthropods in Legal Investigations.
Forensic entomology provides information about the time of death and also help forensic entomologists to determine whether the body was removed from the crime scene, to establish a relationship between insects and the suspect, to help in child, elderly and disabled neglect and abuse cases.
Ocurrence of Hymenoptera on a Sus scrofa carcass during summer and winter seasons in southeastern Brazil and its relevance to forensic entomology.
McDermid, a Scottish crime fiction writer and former newspaper crime reporter, turns out to be a remarkably intelligent and witty guide for a tour of such gruesome subjects as blood spatter, DNA analysis, toxicology exams and forensic entomology, a discipline that McDermid writes, mordantly, is "based on one grisly fact: a corpse makes a good lunch.
But it wasn't until 1935 that blowfly larvae were used to date a murder and convict a criminal using the science now known as forensic entomology.
Application of forensic entomology to estimate of the postmortem interval (PMI) in homicide investigations by the Rio de Janeiro Police Department in Brazil.
Insects (Diptera) associated with cadavers at the Institute of Legal Medicine in Pernambuco, Brazil: implications for forensic entomology.
Objective: Forensic entomology is today an increasingly robust science which has its main application in the estimation of the minimum postmortem interval based on the age of necrophagous insects (mainly blowflies) collected from cadavers.
The maggots are also important in forensic entomology (Louw & van der Linde 1993; Smith & Wall 1997; Anderson 2000; Oliva 2001; Clark et al.
It treats forensic entomology and covers emerging issues, such as the resurgence of many insect vectors and vector-borne diseases.
The proper identification of arthropod species of forensic importance is crucial in forensic entomology.
In addition, we perform different experiments and observations in order to fully exploit the potential of forensic entomology.
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