Erika Machtinger

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Titles and Affiliations
Assistant Professor, Entomology

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Recent Publications

Can restoration of fire-dependent ecosystems reduce ticks and tick-borne disease prevalence in the eastern United States?

Gallagher, M. R., Kreye, J. K., Machtinger, E. T., Everland, A., Schmidt, N. & Skowronski, N. S., Oct 2022, In: Ecological Applications. 32, 7, e2637.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Evaluation of tick control tube month of placement and modifications to increase visitation by small mammals

Green, K. D., Tiffin, H. S., Brown, J. E., Burgess, E. R. & Machtinger, E. T., Jul 2022, In: Ecosphere. 13, 7, e4155.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

High Prevalence of Antibodies against Canine Parvovirus and Canine Distemper Virus among Coyotes and Foxes from Pennsylvania: Implications for the Intersection of Companion Animals and Wildlife

Kimpston, C. N., Hatke, A. L., Castelli, B., Otto, N., Tiffin, H. S., Machtinger, E. T., Brown, J. D., van Why, K. R. & Marconi, R. T., Feb 2022, In: Microbiology Spectrum. 10, 1, e02532-21.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

An Exploratory Study on the Microbiome of Northern and Southern Populations of Ixodes scapularis Ticks Predicts Changes and Unique Bacterial Interactions

Kumar, D., Downs, L. P., Adegoke, A., Machtinger, E., Oggenfuss, K., Ostfeld, R. S., Embers, M. & Karim, S., Jan 2022, In: Pathogens. 11, 2, 130.

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Limited detection of shared zoonotic pathogens in deer keds and blacklegged ticks co-parasitizing white-tailed deer in the eastern United States

Olafson, P. U., Poh, K. C., Evans, J. R., Skvarla, M. J. & Machtinger, E. T., 2022, (Accepted/In press) In: Medical and Veterinary Entomology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Filth Fly Parasitoid (Hymenoptera: Pteromalidae) Monitoring Techniques and Species Composition in Poultry Layer Facilities

Pagac, A. A., Geden, C. J., Burgess, E. R., Riggs, M. R. & Machtinger, E. T., Nov 16 2022, In: Journal of medical entomology. 59, 6, p. 2006-2012 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

All for One Health and One Health for All: Considerations for Successful Citizen Science Projects Conducting Vector Surveillance from Animal Hosts

Poh, K. C., Evans, J. R., Skvarla, M. J. & Machtinger, E. T., Jun 2022, In: Insects. 13, 6, 492.

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Patterns of deer ked (Diptera: Hippoboscidae) and tick (Ixodida: Ixodidae) infestation on white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) in the eastern United States

Poh, K. C., Evans, J. R., Skvarla, M. J., Kent, C. M., Olafson, P. U., Hickling, G. J., Mullinax, J. M. & Machtinger, E. T., Dec 2022, In: Parasites and Vectors. 15, 1, 31.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Tissue-damaging marking methods do not affect tick burdens on field captured Peromyscus spp.

Roberts, C. E., Burgess, E. R., Miller, T. M., Wise, A. M., Dickerson, C. J., Skvarla, M. J., Li, A. Y. & Machtinger, E. T., Dec 2022, In: Wildlife Society Bulletin. 46, 5, e1385.

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A Call for the Development of a Sustainable Pest Management Program for the Economically Important Pest Flies of Livestock: A Beef Cattle Perspective

Smith, K. V., Delong, K. L., Boyer, C. N., Thompson, J. M., Lenhart, S. M., Strickland, W. C., Burgess, E. R., Tian, Y., Talley, J., Machtinger, E. T. & Trout Fryxell, R. T., 2022, In: Journal of Integrated Pest Management. 13, 1

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Horn Fly (Diptera: Muscidae) - Biology, Management, and Future Research Directions

Brewer, G. J., Boxler, D. J., Domingues, L. D., Trout Fryxell, R. T., Holderman, C., Loftin, K. M., Machtinger, E., Smythe, B., Talley, J. L. & Watson, W., 2021, In: Journal of Integrated Pest Management. 12, 1, 42.

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The Keds Are Alright: Community Collection of Ticks (Ixodida: Ixodidae) and Keds (Diptera: Hippoboscidae) from Hunter-Harvested Deer

Evans, J. R., Poh, K. C., Skvarla, M. & Machtinger, E. T., Nov 1 2021, In: Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 114, 6, p. 686-693 8 p.

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House Fly (Diptera: Muscidae): Biology, Pest Status, Current Management Prospects, and Research Needs

Geden, C. J., Nayduch, D., Scott, J. G., Burgess, E. R., Gerry, A. C., Kaufman, P. E., Thomson, J., Pickens, V. & Machtinger, E. T., 2021, In: Journal of Integrated Pest Management. 12, 1, 39.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Filth Fly Impacts to Animal Production in the United States and Associated Research and Extension Needs

Machtinger, E. T., Gerry, A. C., Murillo, A. C. & Talley, J. L., 2021, In: Journal of Integrated Pest Management. 12, 1, 41.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Landscape distribution and abundance of animal-associated adult filth flies on commercial swine facilities in North Carolina, US

Machtinger, E. T., Brown, J. E. & Burgess, E. R., Dec 2021, In: Medical and Veterinary Entomology. 35, 4, p. 633-645 13 p.

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