NSW Arbovirus Surveillance & Vector Monitoring Program
Hawkesbury 2000-2001
Mosquito/Virus Results

Nearby Locations

Penrith Blue Mountains Parramatta

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News & Comments

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".

28/3/2001: Numbers were 'low' from all sites.

20/3/2001: Numbers were 'high' (107) from Wheeney Ck, with 81 Aedes Marks no.51. Both McGraths Hill and Yarramundi trapped 'low' numbers.

27/2/2001: Wheeney Creek had 'medium' numbers (78) this week, with 74 Aedes Marks no.51. Both McGraths Hill and Yarramundi trapped 'low' numbers.

20/2/2001: Numbers dropped this week, with 'low' numbers from both Wheeney Creek and McGraths Hill. Yarramundi had a 'medium' collection of 88 mosquitoes, with 34 Culex annulirostris.

15/2/2001:  The highest numbers to date this season was collected this week, with 'high' numbers from all sites except McGraths Hills which had 'medium' numbers. Wheeney Ck trapped 167 mosquitoes, with 130 Aedes Marks no.51. Yarramundi collected 131, with 71 Aedes Marks no.51. McGraths Hill trapped 62 mosquitoes, with 23 Culex quinquefasciatus.

31/1/2001: Numbers were 'low' from all sites with the rainy weather.

23/1/2001: Wheeney Ck and McGraths Hill both had 'medium' collections with 92 (85 Coquillettidia linealis) and 65 (30 Culex quinquefasciatus) mosquitoes respectively, while numbers continue to be 'l;ow' from Yarramundi.

16/1/2001: Both Wheeney Ck and Yarramundi again had 'low' numbers, while McGraths Hill had 'medium' numbers (74), with 29 Culex quinquefasciatus.

11/12/2000: Both Wheeney Ck and Yarramundi had 'low' numbers. A 'high' (135) collection was made from McGraths Hill, with 40 Culex quinquefasciatus.

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