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Focusing primarily in death investigation and also addressing other legal matters and litigation in which arthropods may be involved, this book provides a complete photographic atlas of insects and related arthropods that may be encountered in forensic investigations. The text provides color photos of each pertinent arthropod within each taxonomic order along with a concise presentation of biological information on each of the species. In addition, the authors provide pertinent pictorial taxonomic keys for diptera and coleoptera, two insect orders that have species of significant importance in forensic investigations. Tables list important species within each taxonomic order.