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5 Matching questions

  1. carrion beetles Buries small carcasses Adults feed on maggots and carrion
  2. Settling of blood in the body gives off a bluish-purple color
  3. carpet beetles Larvae and adults feed on dry skin and hairs
  4. Temperature*hour
  5. humpback flies Larvae feed on decaying bodies Some species can burrow to a depth of 50cm over four days Important in buried bodies
  1. a Livor Mortis
  2. b ADH ATB
  3. c Dermestids
  4. d
    Silphidae
  5. e Phoridae

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Coroner
  2. Algor Mortis
  3. Putrefaction
  4. Manner of death
  5. Spiracles

5 True/False questions

  1. A scientist who uses insects to help solve crimeRigor Mortis

          

  2. hister beetles Found in bloated, decay, and early drying stages Both larvae and adults feed on maggots and pupariaHisteridae

          

  3. rove beetles Arrive a few hours after a death Are active throughout decomposition process
    Staphylinidae

          

  4. head, thorax, abdomen, six legs, and wingsMummification

          

  5. temperature, access by inescts, burial, burial depth, access of animals, humdity, dryness, rainfall, body size, clothing, surface the body rest on, and traumaInfluences rate of decomposition

          

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