Forensic Entomology Kit

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In collaboration with internationally renowned forensic entomologist Dr. Jason Byrd, Ph.D., Tri-Tech Forensics has designed this innovative Forensic Entomology Kit for the collection of insects and related arthropods that are associated with death investigations. Our joint efforts have created the critical instruction manual, customized forms, and unique components that are necessary to assist an investigator in today’s world.

Our partnership with Dr. Byrd produced the manual included with this Forensic Entomology Kit, providing specific instructions on the procedures to collect specimens for evaluation. Based on many years of crime scene investigation experience, the customized forms were written clearly and concisely in order to provide step-by-step directions that investigators will find easy to use. Even investigators with limited experience utilizing forensic entomology kits will find the kit to be straight-forward and designed to walk them through the process with confidence.

1 ea. Kit Case
10 ea. Entomology Log Sheet for Samples
10 ea. Forensic Entomology Data Form
10 ea. Temperature Calibration Form
1 ea. Instruction Booklet
1 ea. Set of 7 Nesting Specimen Containers
1 ea. ABFO Photomacrographic Scale
2 ea. Blunt Tip Disposable Forceps
1 ea. Killing Jar - 16 oz.
1 ea. Insect Net
1 ea. Collapsible Insect Net Handle - 12"
1 ea. KAA Chemical - 12 oz.
1 ea. 80% ETOH - 12 oz.
1 ea. Ethyl Acetate - 12 oz.
4 ea. Vented Container - 16 oz.
1 ea. Trowel
10 ea. Plastic Spoons
1 ea. Dial Thermometer
1 ea. Vermiculite - 16 oz.
1 ea. Sawtooth® Evidence Tape - Red
3 ea. Wide Mouth Sample Containers - 90 ml
16 ea. Vials with Cap - 20 ml - packaged in bubble pack bags
15 ea. Aluminum Foil Squares
50 ea. Non-Adhesive Paper Labels
50 ea. Adhesive Paper Labels
2 ea. Mechanical Pencils
20 ea. Towelettes
12 ea. Large Nitrile Barrier Gloves
12 ea. X-Large Nitrile Barrier Gloves

Dr. Jason H. Byrd, Ph.D., is a Board Certified Forensic Entomologist and Educational Program Director with the William R. Maples Center for Forensic Medicine, Department of Pathology, Immunology, and Laboratory Medicine, University of Florida, College of Medicine. He also instructs courses in Forensic Science at the University of Florida’s Hume Residential Honors College. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences and Secretary of the American Board of Forensic Entomology.