20052020

Research output per year

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Research Output

2020

Chemical Mediation of Oviposition by Anopheles Mosquitoes: a Push-Pull System Driven by Volatiles Associated with Larval Stages

Schoelitsz, B., Mwingira, V., Mboera, L. E. G., Beijleveld, H., Koenraadt, C. J. M., Spitzen, J., van Loon, J. J. A. & Takken, W., 2 Apr 2020, In : Journal of Chemical Ecology. 46, 4, p. 397-409 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access

Effects of larval exposure to sublethal doses of Bacillus thuringiensis var. israelensis on body size, oviposition and survival of adult Anopheles coluzzii mosquitoes

Gowelo, S., Chirombo, J., Spitzen, J., Koenraadt, C. J. M., Mzilahowa, T., Van Den Berg, H., Takken, W. & McCann, R., 16 May 2020, In : Parasites and Vectors. 13, 1, 259.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access

How to catch a malaria mosquito? Study and development of odour-baited traps

Cribellier, A., Spitzen, J., van Leeuwen, J. L. & Muijres, F. T., 14 Feb 2020, Wias Annual Conference 2020: Frontiers in Animal Sciences. WIAS, p. 37-37

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingAbstractAcademic

Open Access

The Influence of Larval Stage and Density on Oviposition Site-Selection Behavior of the Afrotropical Malaria Mosquito Anopheles coluzzii (Diptera: Culicidae)

Mwingira, V., Spitzen, J., Mboera, L. E. G., Torres-Estrada, J., Takken, W. & Reisen, W. (ed.), May 2020, In : Journal of Medical Entomology. 57, 3, p. 657–666 tjz172.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

4 Citations (Scopus)
2019

Effect of overwintering on survival and vector competence of the West Nile virus vector Culex pipiens

Koenraadt, C. J. M., Möhlmann, T. W. R., Verhulst, N. O., Spitzen, J. & Vogels, C. B. F., 27 Mar 2019, In : Parasites and Vectors. 12, 1, 147.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
5 Citations (Scopus)

Research agenda for preventing mosquito-transmitted diseases through improving the built environment in sub-Saharan Africa

Shenton, F. C., Addissie, A., Alabaster, G., Baziwe, D., Carrasco Tenezaca, M., Chinula, D., Jatta, E., Jawara, M., Jones, R., Knudsen, J., Krystosik, A. R., Mccann, R., Murima, N., Mutuku, F., Nguela, R. L., Nieto Sanchez, C., Nix, E., Okumu, F., Ruel-bergeron, S., Spitzen, J. & 6 others, Tusting, L. S., Wilson, A. L., Wood, H., Zahouli Bi Zahouli, J., Davies, M. & Lindsay, S. W., 8 Nov 2019, In : Cities & Health. 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
2018

Flight behaviour of malaria mosquitoes around odour-baited traps: Capture and escape dynamics

Cribellier, A., van Erp, J. A., Hiscox, A., Lankheet, M. J., van Leeuwen, J. L., Spitzen, J. & Muijres, F. T., 8 Aug 2018, In : Royal Society Open Science. 5, 8, 180246.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
4 Citations (Scopus)

Impact of partially and fully closed eaves on house entry rates by mosquitoes

Mburu, M. M., Juurlink, M., Spitzen, J., Moraga, P., Hiscox, A., Mzilahowa, T., Takken, W. & McCann, R. S., 3 Jul 2018, In : Parasites and Vectors. 11, 1, 383.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
2 Citations (Scopus)

Impact of Skin Microbiome on Attractiveness to Arthropod Vectors and Pathogen Transmission

Verhulst, N. O., Boulanger, N. & Spitzen, J., 9 Feb 2018, Skin and Arthropod Vectors. Boulanger, N. (ed.). London: Academic Press Elsevier, p. 55-81

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

1 Citation (Scopus)

Keeping track of mosquitoes: A review of tools to track, record and analyse mosquito flight

Spitzen, J. & Takken, W., 2 Mar 2018, In : Parasites and Vectors. 11, 1, 123.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
8 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
2017

Effect of insecticide-treated bed nets on house-entry by malaria mosquitoes: The flight response recorded in a semi-field study in Kenya

Spitzen, J., Koelewijn, T., Mukabana, W. R. & Takken, W., 2017, In : Acta Tropica. 172, p. 180-185

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
5 Citations (Scopus)

Escaping blood-fed malaria mosquitoes minimize tactile detection without compromising on take-off speed

Muijres, F. T., Chang, S. W., van Veen, W. G., Spitzen, J., Biemans, B. T., Koehl, M. A. R. & Dudley, R., 2017, In : Journal of Experimental Biology. 220, 20, p. 3751-3762

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

13 Citations (Scopus)
2016

Visualization of house-entry behaviour of malaria mosquitoes

Spitzen, J., Koelewijn, T., Mukabana, W. R. & Takken, W., 2016, In : Malaria Journal. 15, 1, 233.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
11 Citations (Scopus)
2014

Absence of Close-Range Excitorepellent Effects in Malaria Mosquitoes Exposed to Deltamethrin-Treated Bed Nets

Spitzen, J., Ponzio, C. A. M., Koenraadt, C. J. M., Pates Jamet, H. V. & Takken, W., 2014, In : American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 90, 6, p. 1124-1132

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

10 Citations (Scopus)
2013

A 3D Analysis of Flight Behavior of Anopheles gambiae sensu stricto Malaria Mosquitoes in Response to Human Odor and Heat

Spitzen, J., Spoor, C. W., Grieco, F., ter Braak, C. J. F., Beeuwkes, J., van Brugge, S. P., Kranenbarg, S., Noldus, L., van Leeuwen, J. L. & Takken, W., 2013, In : PLoS ONE. 8, 5, e62995.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
49 Citations (Scopus)
2012

Protein Tyrosine Phosphatase-Induced Hyperactivity Is a Conserved Strategy of a Subset of BaculoViruses to Manipulate Lepidopteran Host Behavior

van Houte, S., Ros, V. I. D., Mastenbroek, T. G., Vendrig, N. J., Hoover, K., Spitzen, J. & van Oers, M. M., 2012, In : PLoS ONE. 7, 10, 11 p., e46933.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
42 Citations (Scopus)
2011

Track3D: a new system for tracking, visualization and analysis of insect flight behaviour in 3D

Noldus, L. P. J. J., Grieco, F., Spoor, C. W., van Leeuwen, J. L., Spitzen, J. & Takken, W., 2011, The 6th Asia-Pacific Conference on Chemical Ecology, October 11-15, 2011, Beijing, China. p. 112-112

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingAbstractAcademic

Open Access
2010

Sugar-fermenting yeast as an organic source of carbon dioxide to attract the malaria mosquito Anopheles gambiae

Smallegange, R. C., Schmied, W. H., van Roey, K. J., Verhulst, N. O., Spitzen, J., Mukabana, W. R. & Takken, W., 2010, In : Malaria Journal. 9, 15 p., 292.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
92 Citations (Scopus)

Sugar-fermenting yeast as an organic source of carbon dioxide to attract the malaria mosquito Anopheles gambiae s.s.

Smallegange, R. C., Schmied, W. H., van Roey, K. J., Verhulst, N. O., Spitzen, J., Mukabana, W. R. & Takken, W., 2010, In : Malaria Journal. 9, Suppl. 2, p. 029 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalAbstractAcademic

Open Access
2009

Skink predation by hedgehogs at Macraes Flat, Otago, New Zealand

Spitzen-van der Sluijs, A., Spitzen, J., Houston, D. & Stumpel, A. H. P., 2009, In : New Zealand Journal of Ecology. 33, 2, p. 205-207

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

5 Citations (Scopus)
2008

3-D flight behaviour of the malaria mosquito Anopheles gambiae s.s. inside an odour plume

Beeuwkes, J., Spitzen, J., Spoor, C. W., van Leeuwen, J. L. & Takken, W., 2008, In : Proceedings of the Netherlands Entomological Society meeting. 19, p. 137-146

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/Letter to the editorAcademic

Effect of human odours and positioning of CO2 release point on trap catches of the malaria mosquito Anopheles gambiae sensu stricto in an olfactometer

Spitzen, J., Smallegange, R. C. & Takken, W., 2008, In : Physiological Entomology. 33, 2, p. 116-122

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

32 Citations (Scopus)

Track 3D: Visualization and flight track analysis of Anopheles gambiae s.s. mosquitoes

Spitzen, J., Spoor, C. W., Kranenbarg, S., Beeuwkes, J., Noldus, L. P. J. J., van Leeuwen, J. L. & Takken, W., 2008, Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Methods and Techniques in Behavioral Research, Measuring Behavior 2008, Maastricht, The Netherlands, 26 - 29 August, 2008. Ballintijn, M. R., Bogers, N. D., Grieco, F., Loijens, L. W. S., Spink, A. J., Noldus, L. P. J. J., Smit, G. & Zimmerman, P. H. (eds.). p. 133-135

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference paperAcademic

Open Access

Variations in Ixodes ricinus Density and Borrelia Infections Associated with Cattle Introduced into a Woodland in The Netherlands

Gassner, F., Verbaarschot, P. G. H., Smallegange, R. C., Spitzen, J., van Wieren, S. E. & Takken, W., 2008, In : Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 74, 23, p. 7138-7144

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
15 Citations (Scopus)
2007

Attractiveness of MM-X traps baited with human or synthetic odor to mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae) in The Gambia

Qiu, Y. T., Smallegange, R. C., ter Braak, C. J. F., Spitzen, J., van Loon, J. J. A., Jawara, M., Milligan, P., Galimard, A. M. S., van Beek, T. A., Knols, B. G. J. & Takken, W., 2007, In : Journal of Medical Entomology. 44, 6, p. 970-983

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
50 Citations (Scopus)

Bluetongue: an emerging vector-borne disease outbreak in North-western Europe

Takken, W., van Rooij, E. M. A., Verhulst, N. O., Jacobs, F., Huijben, S., Beeuwkes, J., Groot, N., Vos, V. C. A., Spitzen, J., Heutink, R. C. G. & van Rijn, P. A., 2007, Emerging Pests and Vector-borne Diseases in Europe. Takken, W. & Knols, B. G. J. (eds.). Wageningen: Wageningen Academic Publishers, p. 113-121 500 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterAcademicpeer-review

Open Access

Monitoring systems for adult insect pests and disease vectors

Qiu, Y. T., Spitzen, J., Smallegange, R. C. & Knols, B. G. J., 2007, Emerging Pests and Vector-borne Diseases in Europe. Takken, W. & Knols, B. G. J. (eds.). Wageningen: Wageningen Academic Publishers, p. 329-353 500 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Open Access
2005

Analyzing the flight behavior of malaria mosquitoes: A challenge in 3 dimensions

Takken, W. & Spitzen, J., 2005, Abstracts 5th International Conference on Methods and Techniques in Behavioral Research, Wageningen, The Netherlands, 30 August - 2 September 2005. Ballintijn, M. R., Bruisten-Jeannot, C. A., Grieco, F., Loijens, L. W. S., Noldus, L. P. J. J., van Santen, J. & Zimmerman, P. H. (eds.). Wageningen, The Netherlands, p. 267

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingAbstractAcademic

Open Access
8 Citations (Scopus)

Malaria mosquito rearing : maintaining quality and quantity of laboratory-reared insects

Spitzen, J. & Takken, W., 2005, Proceedings of the Netherlands Entomological Society Meeting. Vol. 16. p. 95-100

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference paperAcademic