Blowflies

Some articles on blowflies:

Protophormia Terraenovae - Importance - Forensic
... up the first wave of fauna to colonize a corpse, blowflies are among the most accurate forensic indicators of time elapsed since death, technically referred to as the post-mortem interval (PMI) ... away from the body to pupate, as is common for most blowflies, displacement behavior becomes the determining factor of age ... Evidence of drug use can be found in blowflies feeding upon cadavers with post-mortem drugs in their systems ...
Lucilia Silvarum - Life Cycle
... Lucilia Silvarum is one of the two species of blowflies that causes myiasis in anurans ... The adult blowflies deposit their eggs on the anurans' backs which hatch into larvae after a couple hours ... Generally, it takes them nine days to pupate into adult blowflies ...
Calliphora Loewi - Research
... has been performed using synthetic trap baits instead of carcasses to capture blowflies ... loewi and other various blowflies were caught in these traps ... Blowflies are attracted to decaying hosts due to the odors produced by bacterial decomposition ...