NSW Arbovirus Surveillance & Vector Monitoring Program
Concord 2002-2003
Mosquito/Virus Results

Nearby Locations

Parramatta Ryde Penrith

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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".

9/4/2003: All sites trapped 'low' numbers.

3/4/2003: Numbers are down this week with 'medium' or lower numbers from all sites. The Hospital site trapped 61 mosquitoes, with 41 Ochlerotatus vigilax. Powells Creek trapped 53, with 42 Ochlerotatus vigilax. Bangalla Street yielded 'low' numbers.

28/3/2003: The Hospital site yielded a 'medium' collection of 50, with 37 Ochlerotatus vigilax. Bangalla Street trapped 'medium' numbers (70), with 45 Ochlerotatus vigilax. Powells Creek also had 'medium' numbers (50), with 48 Ochlerotatus vigilax.

19/3/2003: Numbers are similar this week, with another 'high' (101) collection from Powells Creek, dominated by 86 Ochlerotatus vigilax. The Hospital trapped 'medium' numbers (54), with 51 Ochlerotatus vigilax. Bangalla Street had a trap failure.

11/3/2003: Powells Creek trapped 'high' (138) mosquito numbers, dominated by 122 Ochlerotatus vigilax. The other sites experienced trap failures.

6/3/2003: Numbers are well up this week, with the first 'high' collection from Bangalla Street, with a total of 241 mosquitoes, dominated by 216 Ochlerotatus vigilax. The Hospital site trapped 'medium' numbers (86), with 78 Ochlerotatus vigilax. Powells Creek collected 'low' mosquito numbers.

26/2/2003: Numbers were again down with only Bangalla Street having numbers 'medium' or higher. From this site 95 mosquitoes were trapped, including 48 Ochlerotatus vigilax.

19/2/2003: Numbers only slightly down upon the previous week. The Hospital site had a 'high' collection of 111, dominated by 100 Ochlerotatus vigilax. Bangalla St yielded 'medium' numbers (44), with 60 Ochlerotatus vigilax. Powells Creek also had a 'medium' trap (63), including 52 Ochlerotatus vigilax.

13/2/2003: Mosquito numbers were well up and the highest for the season so far. The Hospital site had a 'high' collection of 206, dominated by 199 Ochlerotatus vigilax. Bangalla St yielded 'medium' numbers (93), with 60 Ochlerotatus vigilax. Powells Creek also had a 'medium' trap (88), including 83 Ochlerotatus vigilax.

6/2/2003: Mosquito numbers were well down this week, with only Powells Creek recording 'medium' numbers or higher. This included 78 Ochlerotatus vigilax out of a total of 84 mosquitoes trapped.

31/1/2003: Like the Parramatta sites, mosquito numbers were again well up this week. Poweels Creek trapped 'high' numbers (155), with 152 Ochlerotatus vigilax. The Hospital had a 'medium' catch of 75, dominated by Ochlerotatus vigilax (70). Bangalla Street had a 'low' catch.

21/1/2002: Mosquito numbers are well up this week. Powells Creek trapped 'high' numbers (115), with 107 Ochlerotatus vigilax. Bangalla Street yielded 'medium' numbers (86), including 79 Ochlerotatus vigilax. The Hospital site trapped 'low' numbers.  

14/1/2003: Powell's Creek had a 'medium' catch of 65 mosquitoes, including 54 Ochlerotatus vigilax. Bangalla Street yielded 'low' numbers, while the Hospital site had a trap failure.

1/1/2003: Only Powell's Creek had mosquito numbers greater than 'low', with a collection of 73 mosquitoes including 55 Ochlerotatus vigilax.

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