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WIREs Forensic Science
Volume 3 Issue 5 (September 2021)
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Forensic Entomology: An introduction to the literature of the United States
Published Online: Aug 12 2021
DOI: 10.1002/wfs2.1435
Decomposing remains housing the two largest groups of forensically relevant insects, flies, and beetles.
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Focus Articles

A review of Forensic Entomology literature in the Mountain Prairie region of the United States
Published Online: Aug 12 2021
DOI: 10.1002/wfs2.1412
Blow flies and maggots on a pig carcass during decomposition (Photo Credit: Krystal R. Hans).
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A review of Forensic Entomology literature in the Northeastern United States
Published Online: Aug 12 2021
DOI: 10.1002/wfs2.1402
Piglet decomposition displaying multiple life stages and orders of insects (photo credit: Lauren M. Weidner).
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A review of the Forensic Entomology literature in the midwestern United States
Published Online: Aug 12 2021
DOI: 10.1002/wfs2.1424
Decomposition of a pig carcass facilitated by blow fly larvae (Photo Credit: Krystal R. Hans)
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A review of the Forensic Entomology literature in the south‐eastern United States
Published Online: Aug 12 2021
DOI: 10.1002/wfs2.1411
The bronze bottle blow fly (Lucilia cuprina) (Weidemann) pictured above is common species in the south‐eastern United States. Despite its abundance, there is very little published literature on this and other common species that would be useful for forensic entomology casework.
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A review of Forensic Entomology literature in the southwestern United States
Published Online: Aug 12 2021
DOI: 10.1002/wfs2.1421
Chrysomya rufifacies larvae. This invasive species entered the United States in the 1980s and has become a dominant colonizer of remains in much of the southwest. (Photo credit: Andrew Meeds).
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A review of Forensic Entomology in the Pacific United States
Published Online: Aug 12 2021
DOI: 10.1002/wfs2.1423
A Chrysomya rufifacies adult displays bubbling behavior. Photo: A. Meeds
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A review of the Forensic Entomology literature in the Pacific Southwest of the United States
Published Online: Aug 12 2021
DOI: 10.1002/wfs2.1433
Photograph showing the forensically important blow fly Lucilia sericata (Meigen) (Diptera: Calliphoridae) in the wild.
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A review of Forensic Entomology literature in Alaska, United States
Published Online: Feb 15 2021
DOI: 10.1002/wfs2.1413
A pair of Lucilia spp. perch on a plant near carrion. (Photo: A. Meeds).
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