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

Nearby Locations

Ballina Port Stephens Wyong

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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".

6/4/2003: Mosquito numbers were 'low' from both sites.

30/3/2003: A 'medium' collection of 96 from Beltana Drive was yielded, dominated by 43 Ochlerotatus vigilax. Piggabeen Road trapped 'low' numbers.

23/3/2003: A 'high' collection of 150 from Beltana Drive was yielded, dominated by 98 Culex sitiens. Piggabeen Road trapped 'low' numbers.

16/3/2003: Both sites had numbers 'medium' or greater. Piggabeen Road trapped 112 mosquitoes, with 53 Culex sitiens. Beltana Road yielded 83 mosquitoes, with 57 Culex sitiens.

9/3/2003: Mosquito numbers continue to be up, with a 'high' collection of 229 from Beltana Drive, dominated by 162 Culex sitiens. Piggabeen Road trapped 'low' numbers.

2/3/2003: Mosquito collections were 'medium' from both sites this week. Piggabeen Road trapped 79 mosquitoes, with 25 Culex sitiens. Beltana Road yielded 80 mosquitoes, with 40 Culex sitiens.

23/2/2003: Mosquito numbers were up this week, with a 'high' collection of 134 from Beltana Drive, dominated by 121 Culex sitiens. Piggabeen Road trapped 'low' numbers.

16/2/2003: Mosquito numbers were 'low'.

9/2/2003: Mosquito numbers were 'low'.

2/2/2003: Mosquito numbers were 'low'.

26/1/2003: Mosquito numbers were 'low'.

19/1/2003: Mosquito numbers were 'low'.

12/1/2003: Mosquito numbers were 'low'.

5/1/2003: Mosquito numbers were 'low'.

29/12/2002: Mosquito numbers were 'low'.

22/12/2002: Mosquito numbers were 'low'.

15/12/2002: Mosquito numbers were 'low'.


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