NSW Arbovirus Surveillance & Vector Monitoring Program
Parramatta 2004-2005
Mosquito/Virus Results

Nearby Locations

Ryde 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".

24/Mar/2005: George Kendall Reserve trapped 'high' numbers (140), with 56 Ochlerotatus vigilax. Eric Primrose Reserve  yielded a 'medium' collection of 54 mosquitoes, including 29 Ochlerotatus vigilax. All other sites trapped 'low' numbers.

17/Mar/2005: Both George Kendall Reserve and Eric Primrose Reserve trapped 'high' mosquito numbers. The former trapped 132 mosquitoes dominated by 83 Ochlerotatus vigilax, while the latter produced a collection of 112, with 67 Culex annulirostris. All other sites trapped 'low' numbers.

10/Mar/2005: George Kendall Reserve trapped 'high' numbers (185), dominated by 134 Ochlerotatus vigilax. Eric Primrose Reserve  yielded a 'medium' collection of 53 mosquitoes, including 35 Ochlerotatus vigilax. All other sites trapped 'low' numbers.

3/Mar/2005: Mosquito numbers are back up due to large collections of Ochlerotatus vigilax. George Kendall Reserve yielded a 'high' collection of 390, with 274 Ochlerotatus vigilax. Eric Primrose Reserve also trapped 'high' numbers (211), with 151 Ochlerotatus vigilax. All other sites trapped 'low' numbers.

24/Feb/2005: Overall mosquito numbers were down this week. Eric Primrose Reserve trapped 'high' numbers (138), dominated by 115 Ochlerotatus vigilax. George Kendall Reserve yielded a 'medium' collection of 77 mosquitoes, including 53 Ochlerotatus vigilax. All other sites trapped 'low' numbers.

17/Feb/2005: George Kendall Reserve again collected 'high' numbers (326), with 246 Ochlerotatus vigilax. Eric Primrose Reserve trapped 'medium' numbers (95), with 79 Ochlerotatus vigilax. All other sites trapped 'low' numbers.

10/Feb/2005: George Kendall Reserve collected 'high' numbers (281), with 204 Ochlerotatus vigilax. Eric Primrose Reserve trapped 'medium' numbers (93), with 28 Ochlerotatus vigilax. All other sites trapped 'low' numbers.

3/Feb/2005: George Kendall Reserve trapped 'high' mosquito numbers with a total of 131, including 76 Ochlerotatus vigilax. All other sites trapped 'low' numbers.

21/Jan/2005: Mosquito numbers remain stable and were similar to the last two weeks. George Kendall Reserve collected 'high' numbers (167), with 110 Ochlerotatus vigilax. Eric Primrose Reserve trapped 'medium' numbers (57), with 42 Ochlerotatus vigilax. All other sites trapped 'low' numbers.

13/Jan/2005: Similar mosquito numbers to last week were again trapped. George Kendall Reserve collected 'high' numbers (189), with 157 Ochlerotatus vigilax. Eric Primrose Reserve trapped 'medium' numbers (66), with 38 Ochlerotatus vigilax. All other sites trapped 'low' numbers.

5/Jan/2005: George Kendall Reserve trapped 'high' numbers (128), with 92 Ochlerotatus vigilax. Eric Primrose Reserve trapped 'medium' numbers (87), with 26 Ochlerotatus vigilax. All other sites trapped 'low' numbers.

16/Dec/2004: Numbers were even lower this week, with 'low' numbers trapped from all sites except for Gerge Kendall Reserve, which collected 'medium' numbers (59), including 23 Ochlerotatus vigilax.

9/Dec/2004: Mosquito numbers were lower this week, although George Kendall Reserve continued with the 'high' (183) numbers, dominated by 145 Ochlerotatus vigilax. All other sites trapped 'low' numbers.

2/Dec/2004: Mosquito numbers are well up for the first trapping week, with a 'high' collection of 509 from George Kendall Reserve, which was dominated by 491 Ochlerotatus vigilax. Eric Primrose Reserve yielded 'medium' numbers (55), including 40 Ochlerotatus vigilax. All other sites trapped 'low' numbers.

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