8. The Use of Hair Morphology in the Identification of Mammals

  1. Jane E. Huffman2 and
  2. John R. Wallace3
  1. Lisa Knecht

Published Online: 10 FEB 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781119953142.ch8

Wildlife Forensics: Methods and Applications

Wildlife Forensics: Methods and Applications

How to Cite

Knecht, L. (2011) The Use of Hair Morphology in the Identification of Mammals, in Wildlife Forensics: Methods and Applications (eds J. E. Huffman and J. R. Wallace), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781119953142.ch8

Editor Information

  1. 2

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

  2. 3

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

Author Information

  1. Northeast Wildlife DNA Laboratory, East Stroudsburg University, East Stroudsburg, PA 18301, 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:

  • hair morphology;
  • hair examination;
  • mammal identification;
  • SEM in hair morphology;
  • Ohio Bureau, Criminal Identification;
  • medullae classification;
  • hair pigment;
  • hair storage, cleaning;
  • DESK-1 Model Sputter Coater

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Types of Hair

  • Hair Structure

  • Techniques for Studying Hair Structure

  • Conclusion

  • References