EAFE 2022 :

Dear EAFE members and colleagues,
We are looking forward to welcoming you at the XVIII Meeting of the European Association for Forensic Entomology and IV International Conference in Funerary Archaeoentomology. The scientific programme is available at the meeting website: (

If you have not registered yet, please complete your registration at the meeting website: (

All the conferences, as well as the EAFE welcome reception and ICFAE farewell cocktail, will take place at Colegio de San Ildefonso (the main buidling of the Universtiy of Alcalá):
Colegio de San Ildefonso
University of Alcalá
Plaza de San Diego, s/n
28801 Alcalá de Henares (Madrid)

The EAFE Annual General Meeting will take place on 17th June at 17:15. If you are not attending the conferfence in person, you can attend the general meeting online through the mail you received by email.

In order to prepare your trip to Spain, please be aware that at the airport you will be required to show an EU digital COVID certificate (or equivalent) of COVID-19 vaccination, or a negative certificate of an active infection diagnostic test or a recovery certificate after having this disease. I recommend you to check the specific requirements on the official website of the Spanish Ministry of Health ( Please, take also into account that, under the current legislation, facemasks are mandatory in the public transport, healthcare centres and pharmacies, but they are optional in other indoor scenarios.

Please do not hesitate to contact me at the e-mail address if you have any question or if I can be of any help.
Seeing you next week,
Daniel Martín-Vega

Insectes, cadavres et scènes de crime Traité d'entomologie forensique Entomology and the Law


New Forensic Entomology papers

  • Açıkgöz, HN, Multiple Drug Analysis of Chrysomya albiceps Larvae Provides Important Forensic Insights to Unravel Drug-Associated Mortalities. Vol. 128. 2018: BIOONE. 99-107.

  • Meriem Taleb, Ghania Tail, Halide Nihal Açıkgöz, Brahim Djedouani & Moussa Toumi (2018) First data on the distribution of Lucilia sericata Meigen, Calliphora vicina Robineau-Desvoidy and Chrysomya albiceps Wiedmann (Diptera, Calliphoridae) in Algeria Zoology and Ecology  ISSN: 2165-8005 (Print) 2165-8013 (Online) Journal homepage:

  •  Chick, A.I.R., (2016) Some records of Aphodiini (Scarabaeidae) on carrion. The Coleopterist25:3 111-113
  • Chick, A.I.R. and Dye, A., (2017)  Apis mellifera (Linnaeus, 1761) (Hymenoptera: Apidae) on carrion, a note of the behaviour and a review of the literature. The Entomologist's Record and Journal of Variation  129 (6) 311-312