AbstractObjective: The objective was to determine the decomposition process and forensically important Calliphoridae (Diptera) succession on dog carrcass during one year.Materials and Methods: This study was conducted from June 2009 to June 2010 in three different area of Samsun province, Turkey. One dog's carcass (Canis lupus familiaris L.), weighing 15-20 kg, was placed in each area during each season (total 12 carcasses, per year). Ambient daily temperature (maximum and minimum), relative humidity (RH) wer… Show more
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