• 1 School of Biological Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia, and Department of Forensic Medicine, Penang Hospital, 11800, Penang, Malaysia
Trop Biomed, 2010 Apr;27(1):131-3.
PMID: 20562823


The pupae of Desmometopa sp. (Diptera: Milichiidae) were collected from a human corpse found indoor in active decay stage together with the larvae of Sarcophagidae, Synthesiomyia nudiseta (Wulp), Chrysomya megacephala (Fabricius) and Chrysomya rufifacies (Macquart). This research note is the first report of the Desmometopa sp. recovered from a human corpse in Malaysia.

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