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Forensic entomology

Forensic entomology is the study of insects, applied to forensics. It deals with what insects lay eggs when and where, and in what order they appear in dead bodies. This can be helpful in determining the time and location of the death in question

add list of insects and how soon after death they appear

add example of how an investigation is done

See also: decomposition

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