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Title: Larval morphology of Chrysomya nigripes (Diptera: Calliphoridae), a fly species of forensic importance
Authors: Kabkaew L. Sukontason
Roy C. Vogtsberger
Noppawan Boonchu
Tarinee Chaiwong
Duanghatai Sripakdee
Radchadawan Ngern-Klun
Somsak Piangjai
Kom Sukontason
Keywords: Agricultural and Biological Sciences
Immunology and Microbiology
Medicine
Veterinary
Issue Date: 1-May-2005
Abstract: The morphology of all instars of Chrysomya nigripes Aubertin, a blow fly species of forensic importance, is presented with the aid of both light microscopy and scanning electron microscopy (SEM). Morphological features of the cephalopharyngeal skeleton, anterior spiracle, posterior spiracle, and dorsal spines between the prothorax and mesothorax are highlighted. No consistent features were found, even using SEM, for distinguishing the first instar of C. nigripes from that of Chrysomya megacephala (F.) or Chrysomya rufifacies (Macquart), two other commonly associated blow fly species in corpses in Thailand. Several features observed in second and third instars proved to be valuable characteristics for separating these species. © 2005 Entomological Society of America.
URI: https://www.scopus.com/inward/record.uri?partnerID=HzOxMe3b&scp=19444367410&origin=inward
http://cmuir.cmu.ac.th/jspui/handle/6653943832/62022
ISSN: 00222585
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