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2017, Vol. 5, Issue 2
Forensic use of Chrysomya albiceps (Wiedemann, 1819): the first cases indicating postmortem interval for human corpses in Republic of Macedonia

Dafina Klekovska, Valentina Slavevska-Stamenković, Stoe Smiljkov, Jelena Hinić, Katerina Rebok and Biljana Janeska

The Republic of Macedonia is a country on the Balkan Peninsula without any history of forensic entomology use even when insects are the only available indicators of time since death. Here, we report forensic entomology cases in which the necrophagous blow fly Chrysomia albiceps was used for the first time to estimate the time between death and the discovery of the corpse or the postmortem interval (PMI). This is the first record of this species in Macedonia.
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How to cite this article:
Dafina Klekovska, Valentina Slavevska-Stamenković, Stoe Smiljkov, Jelena Hinić, Katerina Rebok, Biljana Janeska. Forensic use of Chrysomya albiceps (Wiedemann, 1819): the first cases indicating postmortem interval for human corpses in Republic of Macedonia. J Entomol Zool Stud 2017;5(2):320-323.
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