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

Nearby Locations

Bourke Collarenebri Fords Bridge

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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".

8/5/2000: Numbers are lower than previous weeks, but still 'high' (196). Aedes theobaldi (57) was the most common mosquito.

22/3/2000: 'Very high' mosquito numbers (1080) were again collected this week, however Culex annulirostris (786) is now dominating the species.

5/3/2000: 'Very high' mosquito numbers (2404) were collected this week, with the floodwater Aedes dominating the collection. Aedes eidsvoldensis (1705) was the most commonly trapped species.

27/2/2000: 'High' numbers (394) continue, with 198 Culex quinquefasciatus, however there is a distinct change in species composition this week with several floodwater Aedes species including Aedes eidsvoldensis, Aedes sagax (and the closely related Aedes Marks no. 85) and Aedes theobaldi.

14/2/2000: Again 'high' mosquito numbers (512) were trapped and Culex quinquefasciatus (431) continue to dominate the collections.

8/2/2000: 'High' mosuito numbers (544) were again trapped and all were Culex quinquefasciatus.

24/1/2000: 'High' mosquito numbers (455) were trapped, although the majority (393) were Culex quinquefasciatus.

17/1/2000: 'Very high' numbers (1125) were trapped, although the vast majority (1069) were Culex quinquefasciatus.

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