NSW Arbovirus Surveillance & Vector Monitoring Program
Ryde 2004-2005
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".

20/Apr/2005: All sites trapped 'low' numbers.

13/Apr/2005: All sites trapped 'low' numbers.

30/Mar/2005: Lambert Park was the only site that trapped numbers above 'low'. From this site there were a total of 58 mosquitoes trapped, with 20 Culex annulirostris.

23/Mar/2005: Only Lambert Park trapped 'high' numbers (156), with 101 Culex annulirostris. Maze Park yielded a 'medium' catch (88), wih 43 Ochlerotatus notoscriptus. All other sites trapped 'low' numbers.

16/Mar/2005: Lambert Park again trapped the only 'high' collection this week, with a total of 164 mosquitoes, dominated by 91 Ochlerotatus notoscriptus. Maze Park also produced a 'high' catch of 115, with 69 Ochlerotatus notoscriptus. Wharf Road had a 'medium' collection of 70, including 30 Culex annulirostris. The Golf Course also had 'medium' numbers (52), with 18 Ochlerotatus notoscriptus. All other sites trapped 'low' numbers.

9/Mar/2005: Lambert Park trapped the only 'high' collection this week, with a total of 111 mosquitoes, dominated by 90 Ochlerotatus notoscriptus. Wharf Road had a 'medium' collection of 85, including 53 Ochlerotatus vigilax. Maze Park produced a 'medium' collection of 71, with 56 Ochlerotatus notoscriptus. All other sites trapped 'low' numbers.

2/Mar/2005: Mosquito numbers remain up at several sites. Wharf Road again had a 'high' collection (128 mosquitoes), with 105 Ochlerotatus vigilax. Maze Park produced a 'medium' collection of 58, with 37 Ochlerotatus notoscriptus. Lambert Park also had 'medium' numbers (64), with 26 Ochlerotatus notoscriptus.  All other sites trapped 'low' numbers.

23/Feb/2005: Mosquito numbers were generally up due to large collections of Ochlerotatus vigilax. Wharf Road trapped 'high' numbers (213), dominated strongly by 186 Ochlerotatus vigilax. The Golf Course also produced 'high' (107) trap results, with 53 Ochlerotatus vigilax. Lambert Park yielded a 'medium' catch of 78, with 42 Ochlerotatus vigilax. All other sites trapped 'low' numbers.

16/Feb/2005: Lambert Park again collected 'high' mosquito numbers, trapping a total of 174, including 110 Ochlerotatus notoscriptus. Wharf Road produced a 'medium' catch of 76, dominated by 61 Ochlerotatus vigilax. Maze Park yielded 'medium' counts (66 mosquitoes), with 52 Ochlerotatus notoscriptus. All other sites trapped 'low' numbers. 

11/Feb/2005: Only Lambert Park and Maze Park trapped 'medium' numbers. The former site collected 59 mosquitoes, including 41 Ochlerotatus notoscriptus, while Maze Park yielded 58 mosquitoes, with 45 Ochlerotatus notoscriptus. All other sites trapped 'low' numbers. 

2/Feb/2005: Lambert Park trapped 'high' numbers (180) this week, dominated by 122 Ochlerotatus notoscriptus. Wharf Road collected 'medium' numbers this week, trapping 84 mosquitoes, including 46 Ochlerotatus vigilax. Maze Park also had 'medium' numbers (78) with, 72 Ochlerotatus notoscriptus. The Golf Course had a trap failure, while all other sites trapped 'low' numbers. 

25/Jan/2005: Wharf Road trapped 'high' mosquito numbers (104), dominated by 93 Ochlerotatus vigilax. Lmabert Park had a 'medium' collection (75), with 29 Ochlerotatus vigilax. All other sites trapped 'low' numbers.

19/Jan/2005: All sites trapped 'low' numbers.

12/Jan/2005: Numbers from all sites were 'low' to 'medium'. Wharf Road trapped 69 mosquitoes, with 50 Ochlerotatus notoscriptus. Lambert Park yielded 78 including 39 Ochlerotatus notoscriptus. Maze Park trapped 77 mosquitoes, dominated by 41 Ochlerotatus notoscriptus. All other sites trapped 'low' numbers.

22/Dec/2004: Maze Park was the only site that had numbers above 'low', with a collection of 62 mosquitoes being mainly Ochlerotatus notoscriptus (46).

15/Dec/2004: Maze Park trapped 'high' numbers (102), including 79 Ochlerotatus notoscriptus. Lambert Park also yielded 'high' numbers (191), including 173 Ochlerotatus notoscriptus. All other sites trapped 'low' numbers.

8/Dec/2004: All sites (excluding the Golf Course, which had 'low' numbers) trapped 'medium' mosquito numbers. Wharf Road collected 64 mosquitoes, including 52 Ochlerotatus vigilax. Maze Parl yielded 64, with 52 Ochlerotatus notoscriptus. Lambert Park trapped 68, dominated by 34 Ochlerotatus notoscriptus. Darvall Park collected 52, with 40 Ochlerotatus notoscriptus.

2/Dec/2004: Mosquito numbers are well up early in the season. Lambert Park had a 'high' collection (124), dominated by 80 Ochlerotatus notoscriptus. Wharf Road trapped 'medium' numbers (55), dominated by Ochlerotatus vigilax. Maze Park yielded a 'medium' collection of 63, with 47 Ochlerotatus notoscriptus. The Golf Course, Darvall Park and Miriam Park trapped 'low' numbers.

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