Maggots in rainy day seen with in: (AIIMS May 2014)
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1 -2 days
Maggots in a dead body under normal conditions are seen in 1-3 days after death and in a rainy day may be seen within 1-2 days.
Entomology of the cadaver-
a. Eggs of houseflies are deposited in 6-12 hrs in nostrils, mouth etc.
b. In 8-12 hrs maggots (larvae) are produced from the eggs.
c. Maggots become pupae in 4-5 days.
d. Pupae become adult flies in 3-5 days.
e. Total time from egg-laying to adult flies = 8-10 days.