Note: At the 2009 IABPA meeting in Portland, OR, USA, the IABPA membership voted to adopt the SWGSTAIN recommended terminology.
- Fly Spot
- [An artefact of fly activity similar in size and shape to medium or high velocity impact spatter.]*
Fly activity at the crime scene may result in bloodstains which look a lot like impact spatter. This may be caused by flies tracking or regurgitating blood.
|Bevel & Gardner||May be confused with Spatter Family - Non-linear - Impact Spatter|
|James, Kish & Sutton||Altered - Insects|
|Wonder||Not a pattern.|
|SWGSTAIN||Insect Stain - A bloodstain resulting from insect activity.|