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Blackwater Consulting provides a wide range of services pertaining to entomology and its relationship to legal issues. Explore the Services Section for our list of proficiencies. With extensive education, training , and field experience in the diverse arena of forensic entomology, Blackwater Consulting has a proven ability to help its clients make informed decisions relating to entomology and the law. For a closer look at the background of our primary, see our Credentials page. Also browse our Biology page for information on organisms with which we provide expert opinions and recommendations.

Black Soldier Fly

Adult flies are robust, approximently 5/8 of an inch long, with smoky black wings.Wings are held over the back when at rest. Adults superficially resemble wasps, but have no stinger and are harmless. Larvae are typically robust and feed on decomposin... Read More

Carrion Beetle

This insect is relatively large, rounded in form, and has a yellow pronotum with a black central spot. Larvae feed on carrion, particularly the drier parts such as hide and sinew. The adults feed primarily on the larvae of flies found in carrion, as ... Read More

Formosan subterranean Termites

The Formosan subterranean termite is one of the most destructive termite species in the world today.... Read More

Death Scene Insects

When a suspicious death occurs, a forensic entomologist may be called to assist in processing the cr... Read More

Wood Destroying Insects

These termites are small, yellow-white/ brown insects that live in the large colonies in soil. They ... Read More