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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".
10/4/2002: All collections were 'low' this week.
3/4/2002: All collections were 'low' this week.
27/3/2002: Numbers were up this week and variable between the sites. Bangalla Street trapped 'low' numbers. Powells Creek had a 'high' catch of 123, with 48 Culex annulirostris. Concord Hospital yielded 'medium' numbers (55), with 43 Culex annulirostris.
20/3/2002: Only the Hospital site had 'medium' numbers, with 69 mosquitoes, including 42 Culex annulirostris. All other locations trapped 'low' numbers.
13/3/2002: Numbers were up slightly with 'medium' collections from Powells Creek Reserve and the Hospital site, while Bangalla Street trapped 'low' numbers. Powells Creek trapped 57 mosquitoes, with 27 vigilax. Concord Hospital yielded 55, with 24 Culex annulirostris.
6/3/2002: Collections were again down, and 'low' from all sites.
27/2/2002: Collections were slightly down but were from 'medium' to 'high' at all sites. Bangalla Street trapped 79 mosquitoes, wiht 42 Aedes notoscriptus. Powells Creek Reserve collected 108 mosquitoes, with 91 Aedes vigilax. Concord Hospital yielded 53, with 24 Aedes vigilax.
20/2/2002: Mosquito numbers were well up this week, with 'high' numbers from all sites due to increased Aedes vigilax numbers. Bangalla Street trapped 137 mosquitoes, with 91 Aedes vigilax. Powells Creek trapped 401, with 374 Aedes vigilax. The Hospital site yielded 170, with 101 Aedes vigilax.
13/2/2002: Only Powell's Creek Reserve had numbers that were 'medium' or higher. From this site, 54 mosquitoes were trapped, with 46 Aedes vigilax.
6/2/2002: All sites had 'low' mosquito numbers with the wet weather.
30/1/2002: Numbers are up this week, mainly due to increases in Aedes vigilax. Bangalla Street trapped 'medium' numbers (77), with 48 Aedes vigilax. Powells Creek Reserve had a 'high' collection of 157, with 145 Aedes vigilax. Concord Hospital had a 'medium' collection of 85 mosquitoes, with 51 Aedes vigilax.
24/1/2002: Bangalla Street had a 'low' collection, while numbers from the other sites were all 'medium'. Powells Creek trapped 84 mosquitoes, with 79 Aedes vigilax. Concord Hospital yielded 52, with 32 Aedes vigilax.
16/1/2002: Numbers were up this week, particularly from Aedes vigilax. Bangalla Street trapped 'medium' numbers (69), with 63 Aedes vigilax. Powells Creek Reserve had a 'high' collection of 116, with 89 Aedes vigilax. Concord Hospital had 'low' numbers.
9/1/2002: Bangalla Street had a 'low' collection, while the Powell's Creek Reserve had 'medium' numbers (56), with 51 Aedes alterans. The Hospital site had a trap failure.
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