NSW Arbovirus Surveillance & Vector Monitoring Program
Ryde 2003-2004
Mosquito/Virus Results

Nearby Locations

Parramatta Penrith Blue Mountains

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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".

31/Mar/2004: Only Wharf Road trapped numbers higher than 'medium', with a total of 50 mosquitoes, including 40 Culex sitiens.

24/Mar/2004: All sites trapped 'low' numbers.

17/Mar/2004: Mosquito numbers are well up this week. Lambert Park trapped 'high' numbers (128), with 48 Culex annulirostris. Wharf Road collected 'medium' numbers (74), including 46 Culex sitiens. The Golf Course also yielded a 'medium' collection of 67, with 40 Ochlerotatus vigilax. All other sites trapped 'low' numbers.

9/Mar/2004: All sites again trapped 'low' numbers.

2/Mar/2004: All sites again trapped 'low' numbers.

27/Feb/2004: All sites trapped 'low' numbers.

18/Feb/2004: Mosquito numbers were well down this week. Wharf Road trapped 'medium' (70) numbers, with 52 Ochlerotatus vigilax. Maze Park also yielded 'medium' numbers (83), including 63 Ochlerotatus notoscriptus. All other sites had 'low' collections.

11/Feb/2004: Maze Park continues with the 'high' numbers, with 108 mosquitoes, including 94 Ochlerotatus notoscriptus. Wharf Road trapped 'medium' numbers (66), with Ochlerotatus vigilax (36) dominating. Lambert Park yielded 'medium' (69) mosquito collections, with 49 Ochlerotatus notoscriptus. All other sites had 'low' collections.

6/Feb/2004: Maze Park trapped 'high' numbers (199), dominated by 170 Ochlerotatus notoscriptus. Wharf Road yielded 'medium' numbers, with 50 Ochlerotatus vigilax. All other sites had 'low' collections.

28/Jan/2004: Collections were 'medium' at both Maze Park and the Golf Course, trapping 86 and 58 mosquitoes respecitively, with Ochlerotatus notoscriptus dominating at both sites (68 & 51). All other sites trapped 'low' numbers.

21/Jan/2004: Numbers were again up and  'medium' or higher from most sites. Wharf Rd trapped 108 mosquitoes, with 81 Ochlerotatus vigilax. The Golf Course yielded 63, including 49 Ochlerotatus notoscriptus. Maze Park had similar numbers with 76 mosquitoes, including 60 Ochlerotatus notoscriptus. Darvall, Lamber Park & Miriam Parks yielded 'low' numbers.

14/Jan/2004: Only Lambert Park trapped 'medium' numbers, with 58 mosquitoes, including 36 Culex annulirostris. All other sites had 'low' collections.

7/Jan/2004: Mosquito numbers had risen this week and where 'medium' or higher from most sites. Wharf Rd trapped 61 mosquitoes, including 52 Ochlerotatus vigilax. The Golf Course yielded 62, with 23 Ochlerotatus vigilax. Maze Park collected 'high' numbers (172), predominatly Ochlerotatus notoscriptus (160). Lambert Park trapped 94 mosquitoes, with 41 Ochlerotatus notoscriptus. Darvall & Miriam Parks yielded 'low' numbers.

23/Dec/2003: Maze Park collected 'high' numbers (149), with 135 Ochlerotatus notoscriptus. 'Medium' numbers (54) were trapped at Lambert Park, with 28 Ochlerotatus notoscriptus. All other sites trapped 'low' numbers.

17/Dec/2003: Maze Park trapped 'high' numbers (170), strongly dominated by Ochlerotatus notoscriptus in number (151). Miriam Park also had a 'high' collection (104), which was again dominated by Ochlerotatus notoscriptus. All other sites trapped 'low' numbers. 

11/Dec/2003: Maze Park and Lambert Park both collected 'medium' numbers with 77 and 54 mosquitoes respectively. Ochlerotatus notoscriptus dominated both sites. All other trapping sites yielded 'low' numbers.

3/Dec/2003: All sites yielded 'low' numbers for the start of the season.

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