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

Nearby Locations

Hawkesbury Parramatta Ryde

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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".

12/4/2000: 'High' mosquito numbers (110) were trapped from the STW, with 80 Aedes notoscriptus. The ADI site and Huntington Reserve trapped no mosquitoes.

5/4/2000: 'Low' numbers were trapped from Huntington Reserve and the ADI site, while 'medium' (99) numbers were collected from the STW, with Aedes notoscriptus (60) being the most common mosquito.

29/3/2000: The STW had 'high' numbers (159), with 101 Aedes notoscriptus. The ADI site trapped no mosquitoes, while the Huntington Reserve had 'low' numbers.

14/3/2000: All sites trapped 'low' mosquito numbers.

14/12/99: 'Low' numbers were collected from the ADI and the Leonay sites. The STW had 'high' numbers (109), with 50 Culex quinquefasciatus.

8/12/99: The STP had 'high' numbers (113), with 51 Culex quinquefasciatus. Leonay had 'medium' numbers (51), with 17 Coquillettidia linealis. ADI had 'low' numbers.

30/11/99: 'Low' numbers were trapped from all sites.

23/11/99: 'High' numbers (157) were trapped at the Sewerage Treatment Plant, with 48 Aedes notoscriptus and 45 Culex quinquefasciatus. Huntington Reserve had a 'medium' collection (54), with 20 Aedes notoscriptus. Low numbers were trapped at the ADI site.

18/11/99: The Sewerage Treatment Plant had 'low' numbers due to a trap failure. Huntington Reserve had a 'medium' collection (77), with 21 Anopheles annulipes.

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