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

Che Kamaruzaman NA, Mašán P, Velásquez Y, González-Medina A, Lindström   A, Braig HR, Perotti MA (2018) Macrocheles species (Acari:   Macrochelidae) 
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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)

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Meriem Taleb, Ghania Tail, and Halide Nihal Açıkgöz (2018) First record of Chrysomya megacephala (Fabricius, 1794) (Diptera Calliphoridae) in Algeria  14  Entomological News, 128(1):78-86.

Ali Açikgöz and H. Nihal Açikgöz (2018) Survey of Necrophagous Insects in Forensic Autopsies Associated with Human Remains in Turkey Entomological News, 127(4):315-328. Published By: The American Entomological Society

Halide Nihal Açıkgöz, Ali Açıkgöz Adli Tıp Bülteni, (2018) Effect of Killing Liquids on the Larval Length of forensically important Lucilia sericata ;  ARAŞTIRMA 23(1): 36-38 doi: 10.17986/blm.2017134561

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 

 Chick, A.I.R., (2016) Some records of Aphodiini (Scarabaeidae) on carrion. The Coleopterist25:3 111-113

 Ody, H., Bulling, M.T., Barnes, K.M. (2017) Effects of environmental temperature on oviposition behavior in three blow fly species of forensic importance. Forensic Science International. 275: 138-143
Crooks, E.R., Bulling, M.T., Barnes, K.M. (2016) Microbial effects on the development of forensically important blow fly species. Forensic Science International. 266: 185-190

 E. Moore, J. L. Pechal, M. E. Benbow & F. P. Drijfhout "The potential use of cuticular hydrocarbons and multivariate analysis to age empty puparial cases of Calliphora vicina and Lucilia sericata" Scientific Reports 7, Article number: 1933 (2017) doi:10.1038/s41598-017-01667-7

H.E. Moore, J.B. Butcher, C.D. Adam, C.R.Day, F.P.Drijfhout, “Age estimation of Calliphora (Diptera: Calliphoridae) larvae using cuticular hydrocarbon analysis and Artificial Neural Networks”, Forensic Science International, 268 (2016) 81-91

Rabi A. Musah, Edgard O. Espinoza, Robert B. Cody, Ashton D. Lesiak, Earl D. Christensen, Hannah E. Moore, Simin Maleknia & Falko P. Drijfhout (2015), “A High Throughput Ambient Mass Spectrometric Approach to Species Identification and Classification from Metabolome Profiles”. Nature Scientific Reports, 5:11520

Bonacci T., Storino P., Scalercio S., Brandmayr P. 2016. Darkness as factor influencing the oviposition delay in Calliphora vicina (Diptera: Calliphoridae). Journal of Forensic and Legal Medicine 44: 98e102.

ACIKGOZ HN, DIVRAK D, TALEB M. Identification of a Forensically and Medically Important Blowfly: A Case Study of Adult Calliphora vicina (Robineau-Desvoidy) in Turkey Identification of Adult Calliphora vicina. Eur J Forensic Sci. Online First: 27 Jun, 2016.doi:10.5455/ejfs.223264

Halide Nihal Açıkgöz (2016) Malpractices Concerning Collection of Forensic Entomological Evidence and Importance of Standardization in Turkey
Forensic Research & Criminology International Journal Volume 2 Issue 7 - 2016


Barnes, K.M., Grace, K.A., Bulling, M.T. (2015) Nocturnal oviposition behavior of forensically-important Diptera in Central England. Journal of Forensic Sciences. 60(6): 1601-1605

    Rabi A. Musah, Edgard O. Espinoza, Robert B. Cody, Ashton D. Lesiak, Earl D. Christensen, Hannah E. Moore, Simin Maleknia & Falko P. Drijfhout (2015), “A High Throughput Ambient Mass Spectrometric Approach to Species Identification and Classification from Metabolome Profiles”. Nature Scientific Reports, 5:11520.

    González Medina, A., Soriano Hernando, O., & Jiménez Ríos, G. (2015). The Use of the Developmental Rate of the Aquatic Midge Chironomus riparius (Diptera, Chironomidae) in the Assessment of the Postsubmersion Interval. Journal of Forensic Sciences, 60(3), 822-6.

    Y. Braet, L. Bourguignon , S. Vanpoucke, V. Drome, F. Hubrecht.  New developmental data for Cynomya mortuorum (L., 1761) in Belgium (Diptera: Calliphoridae) Forensic Science International 252 (2015) 29–32

    Bugelli V., ForniD., Bassi L.A., Di Paolo M., Marra D., Lenzi S., Toni C., Giusiani M., Domenici R., Gherardi M., Vanin S. 2014 Forensic Entomology and the Estimation of the Minimum Time Since Death in Indoor Cases. J Forensic Sci, doi: 10.1111/1556-4029.12647. e29

    Mazzarelli D., Vanin S., Gibelli D., Maistrello L., Porta D., Rizzi A., Cattaneo C. 2014 Splitting hairs: differentiating between entomological activity, taphonomy, and sharp force trauma on hair. Forensic Sci Med Pathol. doi:  10.1007/s12024-014-9636-6 e29


J. Pechal, H. Moore, F. Drijfhout, E. Benbow (2014), “Hydrocarbon Profiles Throughout Adult Calliphoridae Aging: A promising tool for forensic entomology”. Forensic Science International, 245 65-71.

H.E. Moore, C.D. Adam., F.P. Drijfhout (2014), “Identifying 1st instar larvae for three forensically important blowfly species using “fingerprint” cuticular hydrocarbon analysis”, Forensic Science International, 240 48-53

Silvia Greco; Pietro Brandmayr; Teresa Bonacci Synanthropy and Temporal Variability of Calliphoridae Living in Cosenza (Calabria, Southern Italy).  Journal of Insect Science 2014 14 (1): 216 doi: 10.1093/jisesa/ieu078 

Bonacci T et al. (2014) The Flesh Fly Sarcophaga (Liopygia) crassipalpis Macquart 1839 as an Invader of a Corpse in Calabria (Southern Italy). J Forensic Sci Criminol 1: 404.

Bonacci T et al. (2014) The Flesh Fly Sarcophaga (Liopygia) crassipalpis Macquart 1839 as an Invader of a Corpse in Calabria (Southern Italy). J Forensic Sci Criminol 1: 404.


 Barnes, K., Gennard, D. (2013) Rearing bacteria and maggots concurrently: a protocol using Lucilia sericata (Diptera: Calliphoridae) as a model species. Applied Entomology and Zoology. 48 (3): 247-253.

J.B. Butcher, H.E.Moore, C.R. Day, C.D. Adam, F.P Drijfhout (2013), “Artificial neural network analysis of hydrocarbon profiles for the ageing of Lucilia sericata for post mortem interval estimation”, Forensic Science International, 232 (1) 25-31

Bonacci T.,  Greco S.,  Whitmore D., and Curcio U. 2013. First data on myiasis caused by Wohlfahrtia magnifica (Schiner, 1862) (Insecta: Diptera: Sarcophagidae) in Calabria, southern Italy. Life: The Excitement of Biology 1 (4): 197-201.

Boulay, J., Devigne, C., Gosset, D. & Charabidze, D. (2013) Evidence of active aggregation behaviour in Lucilia sericata larvae and possible implication of a conspecific mark. Animal Behaviour, 85(6), 1191-1197. 

Jordaens K, Sonet G, Braet Y, De Meyer M,Backeljau T, Goovaerts F, Bourguignon L, Desmyter S (2013) DNA barcoding and the differentiation between North American and West European Phormia regina (Diptera, Calliphoridae, Chrysomyinae). In:

Nagy ZT, Backeljau T, De Meyer M, Jordaens K (Eds) DNA barcoding: a practicaltool for fundamental and applied biodiversity research. ZooKeys 365: 149–174. doi: 10.3897/zookeys.365.6202

Sonet G, Jordaens K, Braet Y, Bourguignon L, Dupont E, Backeljau T, De Meyer M, DesmyterS (2013) Utility of GenBank and the Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLD) for the identification of forensicallyimportant Diptera from Belgium and France. In:

Nagy ZT, Backeljau T, De Meyer M, Jordaens K (Eds) DNAbarcoding: a practical tool for fundamental and applied biodiversity research. ZooKeys 365: 307–328. doi: 10.3897/ zookeys.365.6027

T. Pasquerault, L. Cervantes, L. Dourel, B. Vincent, E; Gaudry & C. Rocheteau† (2013) Bulletin de la Société entomologique de France, 118 (4), 527-537. Estimation de l'âge de la nymphe de Calliphora vicina, C. vomitoria et Lucilia sericata par l'observation de caractères morphologiques externes (Diptera, Calliphoridae)

Damien Charabidze, Thomas Colard, Benoit Vincent, Thierry Pasquerault, Valery Hedouin (2013) Involvement of larder beetles (Coleoptera: Dermestidae)on human cadavers: a review of 81 forensic cases. Int J Legal Med DOI 10.1007/s00414-013-0945-1

Dadour, I.R. and Morris, B (2013). Forensic Entomology: A synopsis, guide and Update. In Rutty, G.N. (Ed) ‘Essentials of Autopsy Practice: Advances, Updates and Emerging Technologies’: 105-130;

SpringerGaudio D., Betto A., Vanin S., De Guio A., Galassi A., Cattaneo C. 2013 Excavation and Study of Skeletal Remains from a World War I Mass Grave. International Journal of Osteoarchaeology DOI: 10.1002/oa.2333

Vanin S, Zanotti E, Gibelli D, Taborelli A, Andreola S, Cattaneo C 2013 Decomposition and entomological colonization of charred bodies - a pilot study.Croat Med J. 2013 Aug 28;54(4):387-93.

Magni P.A., Leighton A.D., Guercini S., Dadour I.R. (2013). Forensic entomologists: an evaluation of their status. Journal Insect Science,13.78:1-9

Gaudry, Dourel, 2013, Forensic entomology: implementing quality assurance for expertise. International Journal of Legal Medicine. DOI 10.1007/s00414-013-0892-x

Frere, Suchaud, Bernier, Cottin, Vincent, Dourel, Lelong, Arpino. 2013. GC-MS analyzis of cutilar lipids in recent and older scavengers insect puparia. An approach to estimate postmortem interval (PMI). Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry. DOI 10.1007/s00216-013-7184-7

Magni P.A., Perez-Banon, C, Borrini M., Dadour I.R. (2013). Syritta pipiens (Diptera: Syrphidae), a new species associated with human cadavers. Forensic Sci. Int.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.forsciint.2013.05.023

Vanin S., Mazzariol S., Menandro ML., Lafisca A., Turchetto M. 2013 Myiasis by Megaselia scalaris (Diptera: Phoridae) in a Python affected by pulmonitis. Journal of Medical Entomology 50: 209-2011.

Dutto M., Pellegrino M., Vanin S. 2013 Nosocomial myiasis in a patient with diabetes. Journal of Hospital Infection 83(1):74-76.
Marchetti D., Arena E., Boschi I., Vanin S. 2013 Human DNA extraction from empty puparia. Forensic Science International 229:e26-e29

Cook DF, Voss, SC, Dadour, IR 2012 The laying of live larvae by the blowfly Calliphora varifrons (Diptera: Calliphoridae). Forensic Science International,  223,  44–4

Cook DF, Voss, SC, Dadour, IR 2012 The laying of live larvae by the blowfly Calliphora varifrons (Diptera: Calliphoridae). Forensic Science International,  223,  44–4

Magni, PA, Borrini, M, Dadour, IR. (2013) Human remains found in two wells: a forensic entomology perspective. Forensic Sci Med Pathol. DOI 10.1007/s12024-013-9428-4


H. Nihal Açikgöz  Elmas Kilincarslan  Ali Açikgöz (2012) Bovine Meat Versus Cat Food Journal of Animal and Veterinary Advances 11 (18): 3323-3326, 2012 ISSN: 1680-5593

Chick, A.I.R., (2012) Sargus bipunctatus (Scopoli) (Diptera, Stratiomyidae) on carrion in Nottinghamshire, and some considerations for forensic entomology. Dipterists Digest (Second series) 19 (2) 162

H.E. Moore, C.D. Adam, F.P. Drijfhout (2012), “Potential Use of Hydrocarbons for Aging Lucilia sericata Blowfly Larvae to Establish the Postmortem Interval”, Journal of Forensic Sciences, 58 (2), 404-412.

Acikgoz H. Nihal; Kilincarslan L. Elmas; Acikgoz Ali; 2012. Bovine Meat Versus Cat Food. Journal of Animal and Veterinary Advances, 11: 3323–3326. DOI: 10.3923/javaa.2012.3323.3326
URL: http://medwelljournals.com/abstract/?doi=javaa.2012.3323.3326
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AÇIKGÖZ, HN, Olay yerinden Ekolojik ve Entomolojik Verilerin Toplanması, (Collecting of Ecological and Entomological Data from Crime Scene) Jandarma Dergisi, January 2013, ISSSN:1300-2104,

, H, Adam, C, Drijfhout F, 2012, potential use of hydrocabons for aging Lucilia sericata blowfly larvae to establish postmortem interval, Forensic Science International DOI: 10.1111/1556-4029.12016

Feugang Youmessi et al. 2012 Biodiversity study of arthropods collected on rat carrion in Yaounde, Cameroon: first study on forensic entomology in Central Africa International Journal of Biosciences Vol. 2 (1) p. 1-8

Feugang Youmessi et al. 2012 First records on five species of Calliphoridae (Diptera) reared from maggot collected on rat carrions corpse during a forensic entomology experiment in the campus of the University of Yaounde I-Cameroon International Journal of Biosciences Vol. 2 (3) p. 75-80

Magni, P A. , Harvey , ML, Saravo, L, Dadour, IR 2012., Entomological evidence: Lessons to be learnt from a cold case review, Forensic Sci. Int. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.forsciint.2012.09.001

Brown,K, Thorne, A, Harvey, M 2012 Preservation of Calliphora vicina (Diptera: Calliphoridae) pupae for use in post-mortem interval estimation. Forensic Sci. Int.: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.forsciint.2012.08.029

Braet, Achterberg, Feugang Youmessi 2012Coelalysia nigriceps (Szépligeti, 1911) reared during a forensic study in Cameroon, with remarks on synonymy and biology (Hymenoptera, Braconidae, Alysiinae) Bulletin de la Société entomologique de France, 117 (3), 2012 : 381-389.

Jordaens & Sonet & Richet & Dupont & Braet & Desmyter Identification of forensically important Sarcophaga species (Diptera: Sarcophagidae) using the mitochondrial COI gene Int J Legal Med DOI 10.1007/s00414-012-0767-6

Why is the molecular identification of the forensically important blowfly species Lucilia caesar and L. illustris (family Calliphoridae) so problematic? Forensic Science International http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.forsciint.2012.08.020

Medina, A. G., Herrera, L. G., Perotti, M. A., & Ríos, G. J. (2013). Occurrence of Poecilochirus austroasiaticus (Acari: Parasitidae) in forensic autopsies and its application on postmortem interval estimation. Experimental and Applied Acarology, 59(3), 297-305.

Velásquez Y, Ivorra T, Grzywacz A, Martínez-Sánchez A, Magaña C, García-Rojo A, Rojo S. 2012 Larval morphology, development and forensic importance of Synthesiomyia nudiseta (Diptera: Muscidae) in Europe: a rare species or just overlooked?. Bulletin of Entomological Research, Available on CJO doi:10.1017/S0007485312000491

Szpila K, Villet M. 2012 Morphology and Identification of First Instars of African Blow Flies (Diptera: Calliphoridae) Commonly of Forensic Importance Journal of Medical Entomology, 48(4):738-752. 2011. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1603/ME10238 URL: http://www.bioone.org/doi/full/10.1603/ME10238

Villet, M. Amendt J 2012. Advances in Entomological Methods for Death Time Estimation E.E. Turk (ed.), Forensic Pathology Reviews, Volume 6, Forensic Pathology Reviews 6,

Villet, M. 2012. African carrion ecosystems and their insects communities in relation to forensic entomology. Pest Technology 5(1) 1-15.

Martín-Vega D., Baz A. 2012. Spatiotemporal distribution of necrophagous beetles (Coleoptera: Dermestidae, Silphidae) assemblages in natural habitats of central Spain. Annals of the Entomological Society of America 105: 44-53



Barnes, K., Gennard, D. (2011) The effect of bacterially-dense environments on the development and immune defences of the blowfly, Lucilia sericata (Diptera: Calliphoridae). Physiological Entomology. 36: 96-100.

 Martínez-Sánchez, A., Magaña, C., Saloña, M. & Rojo, S. 2011. First record of Hermetia illucens (Diptera: Stratiomyidae) on human corpses in Iberian Peninsula. Forensic Science International 206: 76-78

Vanin S., Zancaner S. 2011 Post-mortal lesions in freshwater environment. Forensic Science International. 212(1-3):e18-20

Vanin S., Gherardi M., V. Bugelli, Di Paolo M. 2011 Insects found ona human cadaver in central Italy including the blowfly Calliphora loewi (Diptera, Calliphoridae), a new species of forensic interest.Forensic Science International 207:e30-e33

Martín-Vega D. 2011. Skipping clues: forensic importance of the family Piophilidae (Diptera). Forensic Science International 212: 1-5.

Martín-Vega D., Baz A. 2011. Could the ‘vulture restaurants’ be a lifeboat for the recently rediscovered bone-skippers (Diptera: Piophilidae)? Journal of Insect Conservation 15: 747-753.

Martín-Vega D., Gómez-Gómez A., Baz A. 2011. The ‘coffin fly’ Conicera tibialis (Diptera: Phoridae) breeding on buried human remains after a postomortem interval of 18 years. Journal of Forensic Sciences 56: 1654-1656.
Cook, DF, Dadour IR, Voss, SC (2011) Management of stable fly and other nuisance flies breeding in rotting vegetable matter associated with horticultural crop production. International Journal of Pest Management Vol. 57, No. 4, October–December 2011, 315–320

Bonacci Teresa, Greco Silvia & Zetto Brandmayr Tullia. Insect fauna and degradation activity of Thanatophilus species on carrion in Southern Italy (Coleoptera: Silphidae). Entomol Gener 33(1/2): 063-070. ISSN: 0171-8177.

Halide Nihal Açikgöz, Ali Açikgöz, Tülay Isbasar, Predator Behavior of Chrysomya albiceps (Fabricius) (Diptera:Calliphoridae) on Human Corpses, Turkiye Parazitol Derg. Volume 35, Number 2, Page(s) 105-109, 2011 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed?term=chrysomya%20albiceps%20acikgoz

Moretti TC, Bonato V & Godoy WAC. Determining the season of death from the family composition of insects infesting carrion. European Journal of Entomology, 108: 211-218, 2011.

A Durdle, R A H Oorschot, R J Mitchell The transfer of human DNA by Lucilia cuprina (Meigen)(Diptera: Calliphoridae) Forensic Science International Genetics Supplement Series (2009) Volume: 2, Issue: 1, Publisher: Elsevier, Pages: 180-182

Dadour, I.R., Almanjahie, I., Fowkes, N.D, Keady, G., Vijayan, K. (2011) Temperature variations in a parked vehicle. Forensic Science International 207, 205–211


Chick, A.I.R., (2010) Carrion in: Chandler. P. (ed) A Dipterists Handbook Second Edition. AES publishing. 

Chick, A.I.R., (2010) Collection of Coleoptera from carrion. Beetle News. 2:1 March. 2 

Chick, A.I.R., (2010) Rhingia rostrata on carrion in Nottinghamshire. Hoverfly Newsletter 48, 8. 

Barnes, K., Dixon, R., Gennard, D. (2010) The antibacterial potency of the medicinal maggot, Lucilia sericata (Meigen): variation in laboratory evaluation. Journal of Microbiological Methods. 82(3): 234-237.

Barnes, K., Gennard, D., Dixon, R. (2010) An assessment of the antibacterial activity in larval excretion/secretion of four species of insects recorded in association with corpses, using Lucilia sericata Meigenas the marker species. Bulletin of Entomological Research, 22: 1-6.

Dadour, I.R., Almanjahie, I., Fowkes, N.D, Keady, G., Vijayan, K. (2011) Temperature variations in a parked vehicle. Forensic Science International 207, 205–211

Matuszewski S, Bajerlein D, Konwerski S. (2010) Catalogue of insects useful in time of death estimation in forests of Poland. Part 3: Insecta Coleoptera. Problemy Kryminalistyki, 269: 5-21

Matuszewski S, Bajerlein D, Konwerski S, Szpila K. (2010) Insect succession and carrion decomposition in selected forests of Central Europe. Part 3: Succession of carrion fauna. Forensic Science International, doi:10.1016/j.forsciint.2010.09.022

Prado e Castro, C., M. D. García, M. I. Arnaldos, and D. González-Mora. 2010. Sarcophagidae (Diptera) attracted to piglet carcasses including new records for Portuguese fauna. Graellsia, doi: 10.3989/graellsia.2010.v66.023.

Teresa Bonacci, Pietro Brandmayr, Arcangelo Fonti, Claudio Tersaruolo, Vannio Vercillo and Tullia Zetto Brandmayr. A case of Calliphora vicina Robineau-Desvoidy, 1830 (Diptera, Calliphoridae) breeding in a human corpse in Calabria (Southern Italy). Legal Medicine, 11 (2009): 30-32.

Bonacci Teresa , Brandmayr Pietro , Greco Silvia. , Tersaruolo Claudio. , Vercillo Vannio. , Zetto Tullia. , " A preliminary investigation of insect succession on carrion in Calabria (southern Italy) .Terrestrial Arthropod Reviews, 2010, 3: 97-110.Açikgöz (2010).Forensic Entomology. Turkiye Parazitol Derg. 2010;34(3):216-221.[Article free in Turkish]

Skowronek R, Chowaniec Cz. (2010) Polish forensic entomology - the past, present and future perspectives. Archiwum Medycyny Sadowej i Kryminologii, 60(1): 55-58

Szpila K, Voss JG, Pape T. (2010) A new dipteran forensic indicator in buried bodies. Med Vet Entomol, 24: 278-283

Martín-Vega D, Gómez-Gómez A, Baz A & LM Díaz-Aranda. 2010. New piophilid in town: the first Palaearctic record of Piophila megastigmata and its coexistence with Piophila casei in central Spain. Medical and Veterinary Entomology, doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2915.2010.00907.x

Martín-Vega D, Baz A & Michelsen V. 2010. Back from the dead: Thyreophora cynophila (Panzer, 1798) (Diptera: Piophilidae) 'globally extinct' fugitive in Spain. Systematic Entomology, doi: 10.1111/j.1365-3113.2010.00541.x

Baz, A.; Cifrián, B.; Martín-Vega, D.; Baena, M. 2010. Phytophagous insects captured in carrion-baited traps in Central Spain. Bulletin of Insectology, 63 (1): 21-30.

Baz, A.; Cifrián, B.; Martín-Vega, D. 2010. Ditribution of the german wasp (Vespula germanica) and the common wasp (Vespula vulgaris) in natural habitats in central Spain as shown by carrion-baited traps. Sociobiology, 55 (3): 871-881. Gómez-Gómez, A.;

Martín-Vega, D.; Tschorsnig, H. -P.; Baz, A.; Cifrián, B.; Díaz-Aranda, L. M. 2010. Tachinids associated with carrion in the centre of the Iberian Peninsula (Diptera: Tachinidae). Entomologia Generalis, 32: 217-226.

Velásquez Y, Magaña C, Martínez-Sánchez A & S Rojo. 2010. Diptera of forensic importance in the Iberian Peninsula: larval identification key. Medical and Veterinary Entomology. 24: 293-308.

Velásquez Y & AL Viloria. 2010. Instar determination of the Neotropical beetle Oxelytrum discicolle (Coleoptera: Silphidae). Journal of Medical Entomological. 47: 723-726.Velásquez Y & AL Viloria. 2009. Effects of temperature on the development of the Neotropical carrion beetle Oxelytrum discicolle (Brullé, 1840) (Coleoptera: Silphidae). Forensic Science International. 185: 107-109.

D. F. Cook, I. R. Dadour 2010 Larviposition in the ovoviviparous blowfly Calliphora dubia. Medical and Veterinary Entomology

Prado e Castro, C. & M.D. García. 2010. Additions to the Piophilidae (Diptera) fauna from Portugal, with new records. Graellsia 66 (1): 101-105.

Prado e Castro, C., M.D. García, A. Serrano, P. Gamarra & R. Outerelo. 2010. Staphylinid forensic communities from Lisbon with new records for Portugal (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae). Boletín Asociación española de Entomología 34 (1-2): 87-98.

MARTINS E, NEVES JA, MORETTI TC, GODOY WAC, THYSSEN PJ. Breeding of Ornidia obesa (Diptera: Syrphidae: Eristalinae) on Pig Carcasses in Brazil. Journal of Medical Entomology 47: 690-694, 2010 (doi: 10.1603/ME09254)

Laurent Dourel, Thierry Pasquerault, Emmanuel Gaudry, and Benoît Vincent, “Using Estimated On-Site Ambient Temperature Has Uncertain Benefit When Estimating Postmortem Interval,” Psyche, vol. 2010, Article ID 610639, 7 pages, 2010. doi:10.1155/2010/610639 Article in OpenWare here
Gómez-Gómez A., Díaz-Aranda,L.M. & Michelsen,V. 2009. A rediscovery of Centrophlebomyia furcata (Fabricius ,1794) (Diptera: Piophilidae) in Europe. Studia dipterologica 15(2008) (1-2):237-241

Voss, S., Spafford, H. and Dadour, I. (2010). Temperature-dependant development of the parasitoid Tachinaephagus zealandicus on five forensically important carrion fly species. Medical and Veterinary Entomology, 24: 189-198

Prado e Castro, C., M.I. Arnaldos & M.D. García. 2010. Additions to the Calliphoridae (Diptera) fauna from Portugal, with description of new records. Boletín Asociación española de Entomología 33(3-4) (2009): 425-437

Voss, S., Spafford, H. and Dadour, I. (2010). Temperature-dependant development of Nasonia vitripennis on five forensically important carrion fly species. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata 135: 37-47

Warren, J.-A. and Anderson, G.S. 2009. A comparison of development times for Protophormia terraenovae (R-D) reared on different food substrates. Canadian Society of Forensic Science Journal 42(3): 161-171

Kelly, J.A., van der Linde, T.C. and Anderson, G.S. 2009. The Influence of Clothing and Wrapping on Carcass Decomposition and Arthropod Succession during the Warmer Seasons in Central South Africa. Journal of Forensic Science 54(5): 1105-1112
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Saloma, M, Pellitero Moneo, B, Martin, B Estudio sobre la distribución de Califóridos (Diptera, Calliphoridae) en la Comunidad Autónoma del País Vasco Boln. Asoc. esp. Ent., 33 (1-2): 63-89, 2009

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Richards CS, Williams KA, Villet MH. (2009) Predicting geographic distribution of seven blowfly species (Diptera: Calliphoridae) in South Africa. African Entomology 17(2): 170-182

Richards CS, Villet MH (2009) Data quality in thermal summation models of development of forensically important blowflies. Medical and Veterinary Entomology 23: 269-276

Richards CS, Price BW, Villet MH (2009) Thermal eco-physiology of seven carrion-feeding blowflies (Diptera: Calliphoridae) in South Africa. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata 131: 11-19

Richards CS, Crous K, Villet MH (2009) Models of development for the blowflies Chrysomya chloropyga and C. putoria (Diptera: Calliphoridae). Medical and Veterinary Entomology 23: 56-61

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Urech, R. Green, PE Rice, MJ Brown, GW Webb, P Jordan, D Wingett, M Mayer, DG Butler, L Joshua, E Evans, I Toohey, L and Dadour, IR (2009) Suppression of populations of Australian sheep blowfly, Lucilia cuprina (Wiedemann) (Diptera: Calliphoridae), with a novel blowfly trap. Australian Journal of Entomology 48: 182-188

Dekeirsschieter J., Verheggen F.J., Gohy M., Hubrecht F., Bourguignon L., Lognay G., Haubruge E. Cadaveric volatile organic compounds released by decaying pig carcasses (Sus domesticus L.) in different biotopes. Forensic Science International 189 (2009) pp 46-53.

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L. Cainé, F. Corte Real, M. Saloma-Bordas, M. de Pancorbo, G. Lima, T. Magalhães, F. Pinheiro, (2008) DNA typing of Diptera collected from human corpses in Portugal, Forensic Sci. Int. 184 (1-3): e21-e23

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Moretti, Thiago de Carvalho ; Ribeiro, Odair Benedito ; Thyssen, Patricia Jacqueline ; Solis, Daniel Russ. Insects on decomposing carcasses of small rodents in a secondary forest in Southeastern Brazil. European Journal of Entomology, v. 105, p. 691-696, 2008

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Baz, Cifrian, Diaz-Aranda, Martin-Vega. 2007 The distribution of adult blow-flies (Diptera: Calliphoridae) along a n altitudinal gradient in Central Spain Ann. Soc. Entomol. 2007. 43(3) : 289-296.

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A history of southern African research relevant to forensic entomology
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Antenna 2006; 30(4): 159-164
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A review of postfeeding radial dispersal in blowflies: implications for forensic entomology.
Naturwiessenschaften (2006) 93: 207 - 215
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GOMES, L , ZUBEN, C.J. 2006
Forum Forensic entomology and main challenges in Brazil.
Neotropical entomology (2005) 35(1) 01-11
Keywords : Cadaver, Crime, Forensic entomology, Legal medecine


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Black Soldier flY (Diptera: Stratiomyidae) colonization of pig carrionin South Georgia. Journal of Forensic Sciences 50(1):152-153


Turchetto M. & Vanin S. 2004 Forensic evaluations of a crime case with monospecific necrophagous fly population infected by two parasitoid species. Anil Aggrawals Internet Journal for Forensic Medicine & Toxicology 5(1): 12-18.

Turchetto M., Vanin S. 2004 Forensic Entomology and Climatic Change. Forensic Science International 146 S: 207-209.

Turchetto M., Vanin S. 2004 Forensic entomology and globalisation. Parassitologia 46(1-2):187-190.

SCHNELL E SCHUEHLI, G. ; BARROS DE CARVALHO, c ; WIEGMANN, B. 2004 Regarding the taxonomic status of Ophyra R.-D. (Diptera: Muscidae): A molecar approach. Zootaxa 712: 1-12.García-Rojo, A.M.2004 Estudio de la sucesión de insectos en cadáveres en Alcalá de Henares (Comunidad Autónoma de Madrid) utilizando cerdos domésticos como modelos animales. Boletín de la Sociedad Entomológica Aragonesa. 2004.34:263-269.

TURCHETTO, M ; VANIN, S. 2004 Forensic evaluation on a crime with monospecific necrophagous fly population infected by two parasitoid species. Tachinaephagus zealandicus (Hymenoptera Encyrtidae)
Aggawal's Internet Journal of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology 5(1) (2004) 12-18

ROETERDINK, E.M.; DADOUR, I.R.; WATLING, R.J. 2004 Extraction of gunshot residues from the larvae of the forensically important blowfly Calliphora dubia (Macquart) (Diptera : Calliphoridae). International Journal of Legal Medicine. 118: 63-70

GOMES L ; ZUBEN C. 2004 Efeito da temperatura na profundidade de enterramento de larvas de Chrysomya megacephala (Fabricius, 1794) (Diptera: Calliphoridae) sob condiçoes controladas. Entomol. vect. 11(3) 551-557, 2004
Keywords : Chrysomya megacephala, Calliphoridae, larval dispersal, Forensic entomology

GOMES L ; ZUBEN C. 2004 Dispersao larval radial pos-alimentar em Lucilia cuprina (Diptera, Calliphoridae): profundidade, peso e distancia de enterramento para pupaçao. Keywords : Blowflies, Calliphoridae, Lucilia , Forensic entomology, larval dispersal Iheringia, Sér. Zool., Porto Alegre, 94(2):135-138 2004

KLOTZBACH, KRETTEK, BRATZKE, PUSCHEL, ZEHNER, AMENDT, 2004 The history of forensic entomology in German-speaking countries. Forensic Science International 144 (2004) 259-263

STR typing of human DNA from fly larvae fed on decomposing bodies. Journal of Forensic Sciences 49:337-340

ZEHNER, AMENDT, SHUTT, SAUER, KRETTEK, POVOLNY 2004 Genetic identification of forensically important flesh flies (Diptera: Sarcophagidae). Int. J. Legal. Med. (2004) 118 : 245-247

KANESHRAJAH, TURNER 2004 Calliphora vicina larvae grow at different rates on different body tissues. Int. J. Legal. Med. (2004) 118 : 242-244 ANDERSON, 2004 Determining time of death using blow fly eggs in the early post-mortem interval. Int. J. Legal. Med. (2004) 118 : 240-241

BOUREL, TOURNEL, HEDOUIN, GOSSET 2004 Entomofauna of buried bodies in northern France. Int. J. Legal. Med. (2004) 118 : 215-220

CAMPOBASSO, GHERARDI, CALIGARA, SIRONI, INTRONA 2004 Drug analysis in blowfly larvae and in human tissues. Int. J. Legal. Med. (2004) 118 : 210-214

ANDERSON, HOBISCHAK 2004 Decomposition of carrion in the marine environment in British Columbia, Canada. Int. J. Legal. Med. (2004) 118 : 206-209 ARNALDOS, ROMERA, PRESA, LUNA, GARCIA 2004
Studies on seasonal arthropod succession on carrion in the southeastern Iberian Peninsula Int. J. Legal. Med. (2004) 118 : 197-205

TRACQUI, KEYSER-TRACQUI, KINTZ, LUDES 2004 Entomotoxicology for the forensic toxicologist: much ado about nothing? Int. J. Legal Med.(2004) 118 : 194-196

PIEN, LALOUP, PIPELEERS-MARICHAL, GROOTARERT, DE BOECK, SAMYN, BOOMEN, VITS, WOOD 2004 Toxicological data and growth characteristics of single post-feeding larvae and puparia of Calliphora vicina obtained from a controlled nordiazepam study. Int. J. Legal Med.(2004) 118 : 190-193

O'BRIEN, TURNER 2004 Impact of Paracetamol on Calliphora vicina larval development Entomology Int. J. Legal Med.(2004) 118 : 188-189

GRASSBERGER, FRANK 2004 Initial study of arthropod succession on pig carrion in a central European urban habitat. Journal of Medical Entomology Volume 41, Number 3; 511-523 (2004)

AMENDT, KRETTEK and ZEHNER 2004 Forensic entomology Naturwissenschaften (2004) 91: 51-65

.LEFEBVRE , PASQUERAULT 2004 Temperature-dependent development of Ophyra aenescens (Wiedemann, 1830) and Ophyra capensis (Wiedemann, 1818) (Diptera, Muscidae). Forensic Science International 139 75-79 (2004)

Wei-Yun Chen, Ting-Hsuan Hung, and Shiuh-Feng Shiao 2004 Molecular Identification of Forensically Important Blow Fly Species (Diptera: Calliphoridae) in Taiwan.
Journal of medical Entomology Volume 41, Number 1; 47-57 (2004)

BENECKE M, JOSEPHI E, ZWEIHOFF R (2004) Neglect of the Elderly: Forensic Entomology Cases and Considerations . Forensic Science International 146 Suppl 1:S195-S199

BENECKE M (2004) Forensic Entomology: Arthropods and Corpses . In Tsokos M (ed.) Forensic Path Rev Vol II, Humana Press, Totowa (NJ, USA), p. 207-240


Turchetto M., Villemant C. & Vanin S. 2003 Two fly parasitoids collected during an entomo-forensic investigation: the widespread Nasonia vitripennis (Hymenoptera Pteromalidae) and the newly recorded Tachinaephagus zealandicus (Hymenoptera Encyrtidae). Boll. Soc. entomol. ital 135(1): 109-115.

TURCHETTO, M ; VILLEMANT-AITLEMKADEN, C.; VANIN, S. 2003 Two fly parasitoïds collected during an entomo-forensic investigation: the widespread Nasonia vitripennis (Hymenoptera Pteromalidae) and the newly recorded Tachinaephagus zealandicus (Hymenoptera Encyrtidae) Boll. Soc. entomol. ital., 135(2) : 109-115

HARVEY, M.L.; MANSELL, M.W.; VILLET, M.H.; DADOUR, I.R. 2003 Phylogeny of some forensically important Calliphoridae (Diptera) in Australia and Southern Africa. Medical, Veterinary Entomology. 17 : 1-7

GRASSBERGER, FRANK 2003 Temperature-related development of the parasitoid wasp Nasonia vitripennis as forensic indicator Medical and Veterinary Entomology Volume 17 Issue 3 Page 257 - September 2003

ARCHER, ELGAR 2003 Effects of decomposition on carcass attendance in a guild of carrion-breeding flies Medical and Veterinary Entomology Volume 17 Issue 3 Page 263 - September 2003

Hall, HUTCHINSON, FARKAS, ADAMS, WYATT 2003 A comparison of Lucitraps® and sticky targets for sampling the blowfly Lucilia sericata Medical and Veterinary Entomology Volume 17 Issue 3 Page 280 - September 2003

BHARTI, SINGH 2003 Insect faunal succession on decaying rabbit carcasses in Punjab, India Journal of Forensic Science Vol 48 (5): 1133-1142

GRASSBERGER and al. 2003 The blowfly Chrysomya albiceps (Wiedemann) (Diptera: Calliphoridae) as a new forensic indicator in Central Europe. International Journal of Legal Medicine; 117: 75-81.

WALLACE 2003 Ode to Rot: the role of insects in forensic investigations Scholars; Vol.9(1) 32-38.

SINCLAIR, VERNON, KLOK and CHOWN. 2003 Insects at low temperatures: an ecological perspective Ecology and Evolution; Vol. 18 N°5 May 2003.

Kom Sukontason, Kabkaew L. Sukontason, Somsak Piangjai, Tarinee Chaiwong, Noppawan Boonchu, and Hiromu Kurahashi 2003 Hairy Maggot of Chrysomya villeneuvi (Diptera: Calliphoridae), a Fly Species of Forensic Importance. Journal of medical Entomology Volume 40, Number 6; 983-84 (2003)

ADAMS, HALL 2003 Methods used for the killing and preservation of blowfly larvae, and their effect on post-mortem larval length Forensic Science International 138 50-61 (2003)

Mitochondrial DNA cytochrome oxidase I gene: potential for distinction between immature stages of some forensically important fly species (Diptera) in western Australia. Forensic Science International 131 (2003) 134-139.ARCHER and ELGAR 2003
Yearly activity patterns in southern Victoria (Australia) of seasonally active carrion insects. Forensic Science International 132 (2003) 173-176.CASTEL 2003
Lord of the flies, Criminal Research Institute of French Police Force. FOCUS May 2003 72-77.

AMES, TURNER 2003 Low temperature episodes in development of blowflies: implications for postmortem interval estimation Medical and Veterinary Entomology Volume 17 Issue 2 Page 178 - June 2003

SHAHID, SCHOENLY, HASKELL, HALL, ZHANG. 2003. Carcass enrichment does not alter decay rates or arthropod community structure: a test of the arthropod saturation hypothesis at the Anthropology Research Facility in Knoxville, Tennessee. Journal of Medical Entomology 40: 559-569

WATSON, CARLTON 2003 Spring Succession of Necrophilous Insects on Wildlife Carcasses in Louisiana Journal of Medical Entomology 40: 338-347

BOUREL, CALLET, HEDOUIN and GOSSET 2003 Flies eggs: a new method for the estimation of short-term post-mortem interval ? Forensic Science International 135 (2003) 27-34.

SCHROEDER, KLOTZBACH, ELIAS, AUGUSTIN and PUESCHEL 2003 Use of PCR-RFLP for differentiation of calliphorid larvae (Diptera, Calliphoridae) on human corpses. Forensic Science International 132(2003) 76-81.

L. FANTON; B. CHAUVET; M. LECLERCQ; D. MALICIER 2003"L'identification en médecine légale. Aspects actuels."(in French) Under direction of D. MALICIER. Edition ESKA ; Edition Alexandre Lacassagne. -2003-. Chapter 5 : Entomologie médicale. Pages : 69 to 79

BENECKE M, BARKSDALE L (2003) Distinction of bloodstain patterns from fly artifacs . Forensic Science International 137:152-9

BENECKE M (2003) Leichenbesiedlung durch Gliedertiere . In Brinkmann B, Madea B (Hrsg.) Handbuch gerichtliche Medizin. Kapitel 2.2.7 in Kapitel 2.2.: Die Leiche. Leichenerscheinungen und Todeszeitbestimmung. Springer, Heidelberg, New York, Tokyo, p. 170-187


GRASSBERGER and REITER 2002Effect of temperature on development of the forensically important holartic blow fly Protophormia terraenovae (R.-D.) (Diptera Calliphoridae Forensic Science International 128 (2002) 177-182.

GRASSBERGER and REITER 2002Effect of temperature on development of Liopygia (=Sarcophaga) argyrostoma (R.-D.) (Diptera Sarcophagidae) and its forensic implications. Journal of Forensic Sciences 2002 vol 47 n° 6 pp 1332-1336.

GREENBERG and KUNICH 2002"Entomology and the Law. Flies as Forensic Indicators". Edition Cambridge University Press. -2002- .

BENECKE M, LESSIG R (2002) El Maltrato Infantil y la Entomología Forense . Revista Jalisciense de Ciencias Forenses 2(3), 32-37

BENECKE M (2002) A Police Quarrel over "Maggots" in Soljanka Stew. Zoology 105 (Suppl. 5):96

BENECKE M (2002) Les insectes judiciaires . Pour La Science Nr. 296 (Juin 2002):76-83 [French text]

BENECKE M (2002) Wie Maden Mörder entlarven. Spektrum der Wissenschaft/Scientific American, Deutsche Ausgabe 3/2002:42-48


TURCHETTO, M ; LAFISCA, S.; COSTANTINI, G. 2001 Postmortem interval (PMI) determined by study sarcophagous biocenoses: three cases from the province of Venice (Italy). Forensic Science International 120 (2001) 28-31
Keywords : Postmortem interval (PMI), Insect succession, Life cycle, Fly breeding, Hermetia illucens.

DADOUR I.R.; COOK, D.F. and WIRTH, N. 2001 Rate of development of Hydrotaea rostrata under summer and winter (cyclic and constant) temperature regimes. Medical and Veterinary Entomology 15: 1-6

DADOUR I.R.; COOK, D.F.. FISSIOLI, J.N. and BAILEY, W.J. 2001 Forensic entomology : aplication, education and research in Western Australia. Forensic Science International. 120 / 48-52

BENECKE M (2001) Rein einseitiges Auftreten von Schmeißfliegen maden im Gesicht einer Faulleiche. [Unilateral occurence of blowfly maggots in the face of a decomposing body.] Archiv für Kriminologie 208:182-185 (Abstract in ) [Medline , PMID: 11824099]

BENECKE M (2001) Entomología Forense: El siguiente paso . Forensic Science International 120:1

BENECKE M (2001) A Brief History of Forensic Entomology . Forensic Science International 120:2-14 [ PDF ] [Medline: 21349956, PMID: 11457602]

BENECKE M, LESSIG R (2001) Child neglect and forensic entomology . Forensic Science International 120:155-159 [Medline: 21349978, PMID: 11457624] [also as .pdf]

BENECKE M (2001) [book review] Murder most putrid . Nature 410:752 BENECKE M (2001) Entomologie, forensische . Enzyklopädie der Naturwissenschaften und Technik. Ecomed eds., Landsberg/Lech. Delivered with 2. ed., Suppl. 6 (2/2001):F1-7 [ PDF ]

BENECKE M (2001) A Fly For The Prosecution by Lee Goff. Quaterly Review of Biology 76:65-66

BENECKE M (2001) Forensic entomology: Lethal child neglect and credit card fraud . Zoology 104 (Suppl IV):53 (Annual Meeting of the DZG (German Zoological Society))

BENECKE M (2001) Forensic entomology: The Next Step . Forensic Science International 120:1