Scorpion Fly

Forensic entomology makes use of scorpionflies’ habit of feeding on human corpses. Scorpionflies were the first insects to arrive at a donated human cadaver and remained on the corpse for one and a half days. The presence of scorpionflies thus indicates that a body must be fresh.

Scorpion Fly

Scorpion Fly

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