Siphunculina quinquangula (Loew) (Diptera, Chloropidae) new to Japan: Emergence from the remains stage of pig carcass, with the implications for forensic entomology

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Iwasa, Mitsuhiro; Oikawa, Shohei; Kanmiya, Kenkichi;
  • Publisher: Japan Society of Medical Entomology and Zoology
  • Journal: 衛星動物 = Medical Entomology and Zoology,volume 64,issue 2,pages103-106 (issn: 0424-7086)
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  • Subject: Diptera | Chloropidae | Siphunculina quinquangula | new record | pig carcass | forensic entomology | Japan

A chloropid species, Siphunculina quinquangula (Loew, 1873) is recorded for the first time from Japan. Adult flies were collected in emergence traps covered on the remains stage of an exposed pig carcass. The implications are given for S. quinquangula (Loew) in estimati... View more
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