First report of maggots of family piophilidae recovered from human cadavers in Malaysia

Nazni, W.A. and Jeffery, J. and Sa'djyah, L. and Noorijuliana, W.M. and Chen, C.D. and Rohayu, S.A. and Hafizam, A.H. and Lee, H.L. (2008) First report of maggots of family piophilidae recovered from human cadavers in Malaysia. Tropical Biomedicine, 25 (2). pp. 173-175. ISSN 0127-5720

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Abstract

Piophila casei (Linnaeus) (Diptera: Piophilidae) is reported from human cadavers in two separate forensic cases for the first, time in Malaysia. Both bodies were found indoors. The first case, was that of a male of unknown nationality and age and also contained maggots of the muscid Ophyra spinigera (Stein). The second case was a female Chinese whose body also contained other species of maggots but these were not identifiable.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Q Science > QH Natural history > QH301 Biology
Divisions: Faculty of Science > Institute of Biological Sciences
Depositing User: miss munirah saadom
Date Deposited: 09 Oct 2013 08:20
Last Modified: 09 Oct 2013 08:20
URI: http://eprints.um.edu.my/id/eprint/8492

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