Easy to use, intuitive and for all the public

  • Send photos of tiger mosquito or yellow fever mosquito

  • Tell us if you see possible breeding sites

  • Validate photos from other participants

  • View or modify your observations on the map

  • Keep up to date with our notifications

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Tips to do useful photos in science and management

Focus on the head and the thorax of the mosquito

The tiger mosquito and the yellow fever are differentiated by its drawing in the thorax. The tiger mosquito has a single white stripe, while the yellow fever mosquito has a lyre-shaped drawing. When sending observations with the app make mainly visible the thorax and, if you can, also the abdomen and the legs.

Hold the mosquito from the legs

Make visible the thorax and if possible also the abdomen and legs

Download the Mosquito Alert photographer’s guide

Localize possible breeding sites

Tell us if you see stagnant water at the public road like water drains, ornamental fountains and public drinking fountains.

Show the breeding site and its characteristics with a general view

Add photos of the water or larvae


Learn how to catch mosquitoes

Follow the steps and get the best photos of mosquitos

See more tricks

Why is your participation important?

The information you submit may be key to generating a participatory alert system to improve management of this species and minimize the risk of disease transmission.

The photos you submit will be part of a common database that will be used for research, monitoring and control of the tiger mosquito and yellow fever mosquito. For example, we are investigating how citizen data can help to improve predictions about the presence and spread of these two mosquitoes in Spain.

You can consult the photos sent by the participants in the public map of Mosquito Alert with the result of validation of an expert, even validated by the citizens themselves.


Collaborate validating photos from other users



Consult the map of citizen observations