NSW Arbovirus Surveillance & Vector Monitoring Program
Concord 1999-2000
Mosquito/Virus Results

Nearby Locations

Parramatta Penrith Hawkesbury

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Note that for mosquito numbers 0 - 50 mosquitoes = "Low", 51 - 100 = "Medium",
101 - 1,000 = "High", 1,001 - 10,000 = "Very High", >10,000 = "Extreme".

17/4/2000: All sites trapped 'low' mosquito numbers.

9/4/2000: Numbers were down this week. Bangalla had 'medium' (63) numbers, with 27 Culex quinquefasciatus. All other sites had 'low' collections.

2/4/2000:  Numbers continue to be elevated but not due to higher Culex sitiens populations rathern than Aedes vigilax. Bangalla Street collected 'high' numbers (174), with 102 Culex quinquefasciatus. Powells Creek trapped 'medium' numbers (66), with 25 Culex sitiens. The Hospital had a 'high' collection (224), with 97 Culex sitiens. Alfred Strret trapped 54 mosquitoes with 21 Culex quinquefasciatus.

20/3/2000: Numbers are noticably greater and were 'high' from all three sites. This was due to a higher prevalance of Aedes vigilax. Bangalla Street trapped 156 mosquitoes, with 70 Aedes vigilax. Powells Creek collected 147 mosquitoes, with 108 Aedes vigilax. Concord Hospital trapped 141 mosquitoes, with 61 Aedes vigilax. A collection from Alfred Street trapped 31 mosquitoes with Coquillettidia linealis (12) dominating the collection.

13/3/2000: Bangalla Road trapped 'medium numbers (79), with Culex quinquefasciatus (45) dominating. The other sites collected 'low' numbers.

6/3/2000: Powells Creek had a 'medium' collection (56), with 35 Aedes vigilax. All other sites had 'low' numbers.

27/2/2000: Bangalla Street trapped 'medium' numbers, with 31 Culex quinquefasciatus. The other sites had 'low' numbers.

21/2/2000: All sites trapped 'low' mosquito numbers.

14/2/2000: All sites trapped 'low' mosquito numbers.

7/2/2000: The Hospital and Bangalla street sites both trapped 'low' mosquito numbers. Powells Creek Reserve had a 'medium' collection (71), with 47 Aedes vigilax.

31/1/2000: 'Low' numbers were trapped from all sites.

24/1/2000: 'Low' numbers were trapped from all sites.

17/1/2000: 'Low' numbers were trapped from all sites.

10/1/2000: 'Medium' numbers (61) were trapped at Bangalla Street, with 37 Aedes notoscriptus. All other sites had 'low' numbers.

5/1/2000: Bangalla Rd had 'medium' numbers (53), with 23 Aedes notoscriptus. The other sites had 'low' numbers.

20/12/99: 'Low' numbers were collected from all sites.

13/12/99: 'Low' numbers were collected from all sites.

7/12/99: 'Low' numbers were collected from all sites.

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