6. Forensic Entomology and Wildlife

  1. Jane E. Huffman3 and
  2. John R. Wallace4
  1. Jeffery K. Tomberlin1 and
  2. Michelle R. Sanford2

Published Online: 10 FEB 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781119953142.ch6

Wildlife Forensics: Methods and Applications

Wildlife Forensics: Methods and Applications

How to Cite

Tomberlin, J. K. and Sanford, M. R. (2011) Forensic Entomology and Wildlife, in Wildlife Forensics: Methods and Applications (eds J. E. Huffman and J. R. Wallace), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781119953142.ch6

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Northeast Wildlife DNA Laboratory, Department of Biological Sciences, East Stroudsburg University, East Stroudsburg, PA, 18301, USA

  2. 4

    Department of Biology, Millersville University, Millersville, PA 17551, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Forensic & Investigative Sciences Program, Department of Entomology, 2475 TAMU, College Station, TX 77843-2475, USA

  2. 2

    Department of Entomology 2475 TAMU College Station, TX 77843-2475, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 10 FEB 2012
  2. Published Print: 16 DEC 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470662588

Online ISBN: 9781119953142

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Keywords:

  • forensic entomology, wildlife;
  • entomological evidence, animal abuse;
  • insects as evidence;
  • forensic entomology;
  • myiasis, and livestock;
  • arthropod distribution;
  • aquatic arthropod community;
  • Sarcophagidae;
  • burying beetles, Silphidae;
  • forensic entomology, litigation

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Application of Forensic Entomology to Wildlife Crimes

  • Arthropods Commonly Encountered

  • Diptera

  • Coleoptera

  • Sampling

  • Conclusion

  • Appendix

  • Acknowledgements

  • References