Forensic Entomology: What Can Flies on the Wall Tell Us About Murder?

Flies, beetles, mites, and parasites follow crime wherever it leads

A tsetse fly (Glossina morbitans). Coloured drawing by A.J.E Wellcome. From Wikimedia Commons

Forensic entomology is the study of insects (especially flies and beetles) and arthropods in criminal investigations. Bugs share a lot of information. Let’s dig in!

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