Vials with collected insect evidence together with some of the tools used to search a grave and collect insects.
An example of insects collected from a crime scene.
A blow fly being identified using morphological features under a dissecting microscope in the laboratory. The blow fly would have been raised from a larva collected from a dead body at a crime scene.
Adult blow flies (Calliphoridae) raised from larvae collected from a body at a crime scene. These flies are identified under a dissecting microscope in the laboratory in order that they can be used to estimate elapsed time since death.
A forensic entomologist examining insect evidence under a dissecting microscope.
A pinned fly raised from a larva or maggot from a homicide victim.