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Melinda A May
Livestock Arthropod Pests Research
Biological Science Lab Technician (Insects)

Phone: (830) 792-0350
Fax: (830) 792-0347

2700 FREDERCKSBURG ROAD
KERRVILLE , TX 78028

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Tracking ticks: 100+ years of monitoring cattle fever tick infestations in Texas -
Tick vector and disease pathogen surveillance of nilgai antelope, Boselaphus tragocamelus, in Southeastern Texas -
Implication of nilgai antelope (Artiodactyla: Bovidae) in reinfestations of Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus (Acari: Ixodidae) in South Texas: A review and update -
Lohmeyer, K.H., May, M.A., Thomas, D.B., Perez De Leon, A.A. 2018. Implication of nilgai antelope (Artiodactyla: Bovidae) in reinfestations of Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus (Acari: Ixodidae) in South Texas: A review and update. Journal of Medical Entomology. 55(3):515-522. https://doi.org/10.1093/jme/tjy004.
Efficacy of novaluron as a feed-through for control of immature horn flies, house flies, and stable flies (Diptera: Muscidae) developing in cow manure -
Lohmeyer, K.H., Pound, J.M., Yeater, K.M., May, M.A. 2014. Efficacy of Novaluron as a feed-through for control of immature horn flies, house flies, and stable flies (Diptera: Muscidae) developing in cow manure. Journal of Medical Entomology. 51(4):873-877.
Novel techniques developed to control cattle fever ticks feeding on free-ranging white-tailed deer along the Rio Grande in South Texas -
Distribution of Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus and R.(B.) annulatus (Acari: Ixodidae) re-infestitation detected in the U.S. along the Texas/Mexico border Reprint Icon -
Lohmeyer, K.H., Pound, J.M., May, M.A., Kammlah, D.M., Davey, R.B. 2011. Distribution of Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus and R.(B.) annulatus (Acari: Ixodidae) re-infestitation detected in the U.S. along the Texas/Mexico border. Journal of Medical Entomology. 48(4):770-774.
Distribution of cattle fever tick infestations detected in the U.S. along the Texas/Mexico border -
Are white-tailed deer compromising efforts to maintain eradication of cattle fever ticks from cattle herds in the U.S.? -