Unmeasured side effects of mosquito control on biodiversity





diversity loss, non-target animals, conservation, Culicidae, extensive mosquito control, research gap


Intensive mosquito control programs are likely to contribute to insect diversity loss, but these effects are both underestimated and understudied. We recommend to conduct direct biodiversity monitoring programs to understand the effects of both chemical and biological control.


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Török, E., Hochkirch, A., Soltész, Z., Tscharntke, T., & Batáry, P. (2020). Unmeasured side effects of mosquito control on biodiversity. European Journal of Ecology, 6(1), 71-76. https://doi.org/10.17161/eurojecol.v6i1.13855