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Hubbard, C. and A. Murillo. 2022. Concentration dependent feeding on imidacloprid by behaviorally resistant house flies, Musca domestica L. (Diptera: Muscidae). Journal of Medical Entomology. DOI: 10.1093/jme/tjac130

Jarrett, R., M. Erasmus, A. Murillo, K. Scoles, and D. M. Karcher. 2022. Laying hen production and welfare in a cage-free setting is impacted by the northern fowl mite. Journal of Applied Poultry Research. 31: 1-21. DOI: 10.1016/j.japr.2022.100290


Murillo, A., C. Hubbard, N. Hinkle, A. and Gerry. 2021. Big Problems With Little House Fly (Diptera: Fanniidae). Journal of Integrated Pest Management. 12. DOI: 10.1093/jipm/pmaa023.

Machtinger, E., A. Gerry, A. Murillo, J. Talley. 2021. Filth Fly Impacts to Animal Production in the United States and Associated Research and Extension Needs. Journal of Integrated Pest Management. 12. DOI: 10.1093/jipm/pmab026.


Murillo, A. and B. Mullens. 2020. Collecting and monitoring for northern fowl mite (Acari: Macronyssidae) and poultry red mite (Acari: Dermanyssidae) in poultry systems. Journal of Insect Science. 20: 1-7. DOI: 10.1093/jisesa/ieaa032.

Murillo, A., A. Abdoli, R. Blatchford, E. Keogh, A. Gerry. 2020. Parasitic mites alter chicken behaviour and negatively impact animal welfare. Scientific Reports. 10: 1-12. DOI: 10.1038/s41598-020-65021-0.


Murillo, A. 2019. Highlights in the Field of Veterinary Entomology, 2018. Journal of Medical Entomology. 56: 1194-1198. DOI: 10.1093/jme/tjz111.


Murillo, A., D. Cox, and B. Mullens. 2018. Longevity of Fly Baits Exposed to Field Conditions. Journal of Economic Entomology. 111: 967-973. DOI: 10.1093/jee/toy016.


Wong, N., E. McDermott, A. Murillo, and B. Mullens. 2017. Field Distribution and Density of Culicoides sonorensis (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae) Eggs in Dairy Wastewater Habitats. Journal of Medical Entomology. 55: 392-397. DOI: 10.1093/jme/tjx203.

Murillo, A. and B. Mullens. 2017. A review of the biology, ecology, and control of the northern fowl mite, Ornithonyssus sylviarum (Acari: Macronyssidae). Veterinary Parasitology. 246: 30-37. DOI: 10.1016/j.vetpar.2017.09.002.

Mullens, B., A. Murillo, H. Zoller, A. Heckeroth, F. Jirjis, and A. Flochlay Sigognault. 2017. Comparative in vitro evaluation of contact activity of fluralaner, spinosad, phoxim, propoxur, permethrin, and deltamethrin against the northern fowl mite, Ornithonyssus sylviarum. Parasites & Vectors. 10: 358. DOI: 10.1186/s13071-017-2289-z.


Murillo, A. and B. Mullens. 2016. Timing Diatomaceous Earth-filled Dustbox Use for Management of Northern Fowl Mites (Acari: Macronyssidae) in Cage-Free Poultry Systems. Journal of Economic Entomology. 109: 2572-2579. DOI: 10.1093/jee/tow165.

Murillo, A. and B. Mullens. 2016. Sulfur Dust Bag: A Novel Technique for Ectoparasite Control in Poultry Systems. Journal of Economic Entomology. 109: 2229-2233. DOI: 10.1093/jee/tow146.

Murillo, A., M. Chappell, J. Owen, and B. Mullens. 2016. Northern fowl mite (Ornithonyssus sylviarum) effects on metabolism, body temperatures, skin condition, and egg production as a function ofhen MHC haplotype. Poultry Science. 95: 2536-2546. DOI:10.3382/ps/pew175.

Murillo, A. and B. Mullens. 2016. Diversity and Prevalence of Ectoparasites of Backyard Chicken Flocks in Southern California. Journal of Medical Entomology. 53: 707-711. DOI: 10.1093/jme/tjv243.


Murillo, A., A. Gerry, N. Gallagher, N. Peterson, and B. Mullens. 2014. Laboratory and field assessment of cyantraniliprole relative to existing fly baits. Pest Management Science. 71: 752–758. DOI: 10.1002/ps.3847.



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