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Forensic Entomology : An Indian Prospective


Manish Sharma, Devinder Singh
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Insects are the dominant group of animals on earth today. They occur practically everywhere and far outnumber all other terrestrial animals taken together. Several hundred thousand different kinds of insects have been described, three times as many as there are in the rest of animal kingdom and some authorities believe that the total number of different species of insects may approach 30 million. Forensic entomology is the study of insects and fauna found in and around the carcasses, and their use in the estimation of post mortem interval (PMI). The aim of the present review is to show the current status of the forensic entomology in India.

Manish Sharma, Devinder Singh

Forensic entomology, Insects, Medico-legal investigation, PMI

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Publication Details

Published in : Volume 2 | Issue 1 | January-Febuary - 2016
Date of Publication Print ISSN Online ISSN
2016-02-25 2395-1990 2394-4099
Page(s) Manuscript Number   Publisher
207-209 IJSRSET162148   Technoscience Academy

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Manish Sharma, Devinder Singh, "Forensic Entomology : An Indian Prospective", International Journal of Scientific Research in Science, Engineering and Technology(IJSRSET), Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099, Volume 2, Issue 1, pp.207-209, January-Febuary-2016.
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