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1. What is the typical order in which insects begin to arrive on human remains?

* The typical order in which insects begin to arrive on human remains is blowflies, beetles, maggots, wasps, ants, and then spiders. 2. Describe the case that was one of the first recorded times of forensic entomology being used in a criminal case. What role did forensic entomology play in the case?

*The first case that forensic entomology was used involved a couple that was under investigation for the murder of a newborn baby. The baby was found in the couples fireplace mummified. This made it difficult to determine the time of death. So, Dr. Marcel Bergeret collected eggs and insects from the body and used t...

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