mosquitoes
foto Hans Smid | Anopheles gambiae
Publications

Peer reviewed

  • De Boer JG, Robinson A, Powers SJ, Burgers SLGE, Caulfield JC, Birkett MA, Smallegange RC, Van Genderen PJJ, Bousema T, Sauerwein RW, Pickett JA, Takken W and Logan JG (2017). Odours of Plasmodium falciparum infected participants influence mosquito-host interactions. Scientific Reports 7: 9283.
  • Van Loon JJA, Smallegange RC, Bukovinszkiné-Kiss G, Jacobs F, De Rijk M, Mukabana WR, Verhulst NO, Menger DJ and Takken W (2015). Mosquito attraction: crucial role of carbon dioxide in formulation of a five-component blend of human-derived volatiles. Journal of Chemical Ecology 41: 567-573.
  • Turley AP, Smallegange RC, Takken W, Zalucki MP, O’Neill SL and McGraw EA (2014). Wolbachia infection does not alter attraction of the mosquito Aedes aegypti to human odours. Medical and Veterinary Entomology 28: 457-460.
  • Takken W, Smallegange RC, Vigneau AJ, Johnston V, Brown M, Mordue-Luntz AJ and Billingsley PF (2013). Larval nutrition differentially affects adult fitness and Plasmodium development in the malaria vectors Anopheles gambiae and Anopheles stephensi. Parasites & Vectors 6: 345.
  • Smallegange RC, Van Gemert GJ, Van de Vegte-Bolmer M, Sauerwein RW, Takken W and Logan JG (2013). Malaria infected mosquitoes express enhanced attraction to human odor. PLoS ONE 8: e63602.
  • Verhulst NO, Beijleveld H, Qiu YT, Maliepaard C, Schulz S, Verduyn W, Haasnoot GW, Mumm R, Takken W, Van Loon JJA and Smallegange RC (2013). Relation between HLA genes, human skin volatiles and attractiveness of humans to malaria mosquitoes. Infection, Genetics and Evolution 18: 87-93.
  • Mukabana WR, Mweresa CK, Omusula P, Orindi BO, Smallegange RC, Van Loon JJA and Takken W (2012). Evaluation of low density polyethylene and nylon for delivery of synthetic mosquito attractants. Parasites & Vectors 5: 202.
  • Verhulst NO, Smallegange RC and Takken W. (2012). The role of mosquitoes in malaria parasite transmission from non-human primates to humans. Frontiers in System Biology 3: 197.
  • Smallegange RC, Bukovinszkiné-Kiss G, Otieno B, Mbadi PA, Takken W, Mukabana WR, and Van Loon JJA. (2012). Identification of attractants and inhibitors for behavioural disruption of the malaria mosquito Anopheles gambiae: laboratory and semi-field assays Physiological Entomology 37: 60-71.
  • Mukabana WR, Mweresa CK, Otieno B, Omusula P, Smallegange RC, van Loon JJA and Takken W (2012). A novel synthetic odorant blend for trapping of the malaria mosquito and other African mosquito species. Journal of Chemical Ecology 38: 235-244.
  • Verhulst NO, Qiu YT, Beijleveld H, Maliepaard C, Knights D, Schulz S, Berg-Lyons D, Lauber CL, Verduijn W, Haasnoot GW, Mumm R, Bouwmeester HJ, Claas FHJ, Dicke M, van Loon JJA, Takken W, Knight R, Smallegange RC (2011). Composition of human skin microbiota affects attractiveness to malaria mosquitoes. PLoS ONE: e28991.
  • Qiu YT, Smallegange RC, Van Loon JJA and Takken W (2011). Behavioural responses of Anopheles gambiae sensu stricto to components of human breath, sweat and urine depend on mixture composition and concentration. Medical and Veterinary Entomology 25: 247-255. 
  • Jawara M, Awolola TS, Pinder M, Jeffries D, Smallegange RC, Takken W and Conway DJ (2011). Field testing of different chemical combinations as odour baits for trapping wild mosquitoes in The Gambia. PLoS ONE 6: e19676.
  • Verhulst NO, Mukabana WR, Takken W and Smallegange RC (2011). Human skin microbiota and their volatiles as odour baits for the malaria mosquito Anopheles gambiae s.s. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata 139: 170-179.
  • Smallegange RC, Verhulst NO and Takken W (2011). Sweaty skin: An invitation to bite? Trends in Parasitology 27: 143-148. (highly accessed)
  • Verhulst NO, Mbadi PA, Bukovinszkiné Kiss G, Mukabana WR, Van Loon JJA, Takken W and Smallegange RC (2011). Improvement of a synthetic lure for Anopheles gambiae using compounds produced by human skin microbiota. Malaria Journal 10: 28.
  • Verhulst NO, Andriessen R, Groenhagen U, Bukovinszkiné Kiss G, Schulz S, Takken W, Van Loon JJA, Schraa G and Smallegange RC (2010). Differential attraction of malaria mosquitoes to volatile blends produced by human skin bacteria. PLoS ONE 5: e15829.
  • Smallegange RC, Schmied WH, Van Roey KJ, Verhulst NO, Spitzen J, Mukabana WR and Takken W (2010). Sugar-fermenting yeast as an organic source of carbon dioxide to attract the malaria mosquito Anopheles gambiae. Malaria Journal 9: 292. (highly accessed)
  • Smallegange RC and Takken W (2010). Host-seeking behaviour of mosquitoes - responses to olfactory stimuli in the laboratory. ECVD-Volume 2. Eds W Takken and BGJ Knols. Wageningen Academic Publishers, Wageningen, The Netherlands. 438 pp.
  • Verhulst NO, Takken W, Dicke M, Schraa G and Smallegange RC (2010). Minireview. Chemical ecology of interactions between human skin microbiota and mosquitoes. FEMS Microbiology Ecology 74: 1-9.
  • Smallegange RC, Knols BGJ and Takken W (2010). Effectiveness of synthetic versus natural human volatiles as attractants for the malaria mosquito Anopheles gambiae Giles sensu stricto. Journal of Medical Entomology 47: 338-344.
  • Okumu FO, Killeen GF, Ogoma S, Biswaro L, Smallegange RC, Mbeyela E, Titus E, Munk C, Ngonyani H, Takken W, Mshinda H, Mukabana WR, and Moore SJ (2010). Development and field evaluation of a synthetic mosquito lure that is more attractive than humans. PLoS ONE 5: e8951.
  • Verhulst NO, Bijeleveld H, Knols BGJ, Takken W, Schraa G, Bouwmeester HJ and Smallegange RC (2009). Cultured skin microbiota attracts malaria mosquitoes. Malaria Journal 8: 302. (highly accessed)
  • Jawara M, Smallegange RC, Jeffries D, Nwakanma DC, Awolola TS, Knols BGJ, Takken W and Conway DJ (2009). Optimising odour baited trap methods for collecting mosquitoes during the malaria season in The Gambia. PLoS ONE 12: e8167.
  • Smallegange RC, Qiu YT, Bukovinszkiné Kiss G, Van Loon JJA and Takken W (2009). The effect of aliphatic carboxylic acids on olfaction-based host-seeking of the malaria mosquito Anopheles gambiae sensu stricto (Diptera: Culicidae). Journal of Chemical Ecology 35: 933-943.
  • Smallegange RC, Kelling FJ and Den Otter CJ (2008). Types and numbers of sensilla on antennae and maxillary palps of small and large houseflies, Musca domestica (Diptera, Muscidae). Microscopy Research and Technique 71: 880-886.
  • Gassner F, Verbaarschot P, Smallegange RC, Spitzen J, Van Wieren S and Takken W (2008). Variations in Ixodes ricinus density and Borrelia infections associated with cattle introduced into a woodland in the Netherlands. Applied Environmental Microbiology 74: 7138-7144.
  • Schmied WH, Takken W, Killeen GF, Knols BGJ and Smallegange RC (2008). Evaluation of two counterflow traps for testing behaviour-mediating compounds for the malaria vector Anopheles gambiae s.s. under semi-field conditions in Tanzania. Malaria Journal 7: 230.
  • Smallegange RC, Van Loon JJA, Blatt SE, Harvey JA and Dicke M (2008). Parasitoid load affects plant fitness in a tritrophic system. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata 128: 172-183.
  • Blatt SE, Smallegange RC, Hess L, Harvey JA, Dicke M and Van Loon JJA (2008). Tolerance of Brassica nigra to Pieris brassicae herbivory. Botany 86: 641-648.
  • Spitzen J, Smallegange RC and Takken W (2008). Effect of human odours and positioning of CO2 release point on trap catches of the malaria mosquito Anopheles gambiae s.s. in an olfactometer Physiological Entomology 33: 116-122.
  • Smallegange RC and Den Otter CJ (2007). Houseflies, annoying and dangerous. ECVD-Volume 1. Eds. W Takken and BGJ Knols. Wageningen Academic Publishers, Wageningen, The Netherlands. 500 pp.
  • Qiu YT, Spitzen J, Smallegange RC and Knols BGJ (2007). Monitoring systems for adult insect pests and disease vectors. In: Emerging pests and vector-borne diseases in Europe. ECVD-Volume 1. Eds. W Takken and BGJ Knols. Wageningen Academic Publishers, Wageningen, The Netherlands. 500 pp.
  • Smallegange RC, Van Loon JJA, Blatt SE, Harvey JA, Agerbirk N and Dicke M (2007). Flower vs. leaf feeding by Pieris brassicae: Glucosinolate-rich flower tissues are preferred and sustain higher growth rate. Journal of Chemical Ecology 33: 1831–1844.
  • Qiu YT, Smallegange RC, Ter Braak CJF, Spitzen J, Van Loon JJA, Jawara M, Milligan P, Galimard AM, Van Beek TA, Knols BGJ and Takken W (2007). Attractiveness of MM-X traps baited with human or synthetic odor to mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae) in The Gambia. Journal of Medical Entomology 44: 970-983.
  • Qiu YT, Smallegange RC, Van Loon JJA, Ter Braak CJF and Takken W (2006). Interindividual variation in the attractiveness of human odours to the malaria mosquito Anopheles gambiae s.s. Medical and Veterinary Entomology 20: 280-287.
  • Smallegange RC, Everaarts TC and Van Loon JJA (2006). Associative learning of visual and gustatory cues in the large cabbage white butterfly, Pieris brassicae. Animal Biology 56: 157-172.
  • Smallegange RC, Qiu YT, Van Loon JJA and Takken W (2005). Synergism between ammonia, lactic acid and carboxylic acids as kairomones in the host-seeking behaviour of the malaria mosquito Anopheles gambiae sensu stricto (Diptera: Culicidae). Chemical Senses 30: 145-152.
  • Smallegange RC, Qiu YT, Van Loon JJA and Takken W (2005). Synergism between ammonia, lactic acid and carboxylic acids as kairomones in the host-seeking behaviour of the malaria mosquito Anopheles gambiae sensu stricto (Diptera: Culicidae). Chemical Senses 30: 145-152.
  • Qiu YT, Smallegange RC, Hoppe S, Van Loon JJA, Bakker E-J and Takken W (2004). Behavioural and electrophysiological responses of the malaria vector mosquito Anopheles gambiae to human skin emanations. Medical and Veterinary Entomology 18: 429-438.
  • Scholte E-J, Njiru B, Smallegange RC, Takken W and Knols BGJ (2003). Infection of adult malaria (Anopheles gambiae s.s.) and bancroftian filariasis (Culex quinquefasciatus) disease vectors with the entomopathogenic fungus Metarhizium anisopliae. Malaria Journal 2: 29. (highly accessed)

PhD thesis

  • Smallegange RC (2003). Attractiveness of different light wavelengths, flicker frequencies and odours to the housefly (Musca domestica L.). University of Groningen, The Netherlands.

Others

  • Mul MF, Smallegange RC and Brooks M (2015). Preventieve maatregelen tegen huisvliegen in vleeskuikenstallen. Voorkomen van introductie van Campylobacter door vliegen op vleeskuikenbedrijven. Livestock Research Rapport 836. Wageningen UR Livestock Research, Wageningen, The Netherlands, 28 pp.
  • Smallegange RC (2011). Elektrische insectenvallen: niet zo simpel als het lijkt. Dierplagen Informatie 3: 12-17.
  • Smallegange RC, Schmied WH, Van Roey KJ, Verhulst NO, Spitzen J, Mukabana WR and Takken W (2010). Sugar-fermenting yeast as an organic source of carbon dioxide to attract the malaria mosquito Anopheles gambiae. Malaria Journal 9, Suppl. 2: O29.
  • Knols BGJ and Smallegange RC (2009). Book review. Public health significance of urban pests. The Lancet Infectious Diseases 9: 535-536.
  • Verhulst NO, Takken W and Smallegange RC (2008). Structural design affects entry response of mosquitoes in olfactometers. Proceedings of the section Experimental and Applied Entomology of the Netherlands Entomological Society (NEV) 19: 129-136.
  • Dijksterhuis K and Smallegange RC (2006). Swimming to fight malaria. MIMCom malaria news update 10 April 2006.
  • Smallegange RC and Bruin J (2005). Van het lab naar de praktijk. Entomologische Berichten 65: 118-119.
  • Smallegange RC (2004). Fatal attraction. Control of the housefly (Musca domestica). Entomologische Berichten 64: 87-92.
  • Qiu YT, Smallegange RC, Smid H, Van Loon JJA, Galimard AMS, Posthumus MA, Van Beek TA and Takken W (2004). GC-EAG analysis of human odours that attract the malaria mosquito Anopheles gambiae sensu stricto. Proceedings of the section Experimental and Applied Entomology of the Netherlands Entomological Society (NEV) 15: 59-64.
  • Smallegange RC, Qiu YT, Galimard AMS, Posthumus MA, Van Beek TA, Van Loon JJA and Takken W (2003). Why humans are attractive to malaria mosquitoes. Entomologische Berichten 63: 50-53.
  • Smallegange RC, Geier M and Takken W (2002). Behavioural responses of Anopheles gambiae to ammonia, lactic acid and a fatty acid in a Y-tube olfactometer. Proceedings of the section Experimental and Applied Entomology of the Netherlands Entomological Society (NEV) 13: 147-152.
  • Smallegange RC, Kelling FJ and Den Otter CJ (1999). Behavioural and electrophysiological responses of houseflies to attractive odours. Proceedings of the section Experimental and Applied Entomology of the Netherlands Entomological Society (NEV) 10: 99-104.
  • Smallegange RC and Den Otter CJ (1998). Attraction of the housefly (Musca domestica L.). Proceedings of the section Experimental and Applied Entomology of the Netherlands Entomological Society (NEV) 9: 201-204.
  • Smallegange RC and Den Otter CJ (1997). Light preferences of Musca domestica L. Proceedings of the section Experimental and Applied Entomology of the Netherlands Entomological Society (NEV) 8: 199-200.
  • Siepel H, Bink FA, van der Werf DC, Maaskamp F and Smallegange RC (1996). BERMVLINDER, een expertsysteem voor vlindervriendelijk bermbeheer. Report of DLO-Instituut voor Bos- en Natuuronderzoek, Wageningen (Institute for Forestry and Nature Research).
  • Van Loon JJA, Everaarts TC and Smallegange RC (1992). Associative learning in host-finding by female Pieris brassicae butterflies: relearning preferences. Proceedings of the 8th International Symposium on Insect-Plant Relationships: 162-164.