NSW Arbovirus Surveillance & Vector Monitoring Program
Baulkham Hills 2005-2006
Mosquito/Virus Results

Nearby Locations

Hawkesbury Blue Mountains Penrith

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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".

15/Feb/2006: Both Cliftonville and Leetsville trapped 'high' numbers. Cliftonville yielded 109 mosquitoes, with 42 Culex annulirostris. Leestville trapped 181, with 126 Coquillettidia linealis.

31/Jan/2005: Cliftonville trapped 'high' numbers (256), with 166 Coquillettidia linealis. Leetsvale also had 'high' numbers (219) and included 126 Coquillettidia linealis. A trap set at Cattai produced 'low' numbers.

20/Dec/2005: Both Ferndale and Cliftonville trapped 'medium' numbers with 92 & 88 mosquito respectively. Culex annulirostris was the most common species collected from both sites (67 & 55 respectively). Leetsvale trapped 'low' numbers.

13/Dec/2005: Cliftonville again trapped a 'high' collection, yielding 143 mosquitoes, with 75 Coquillettidia linealis. Both Leetsvale and Ferndale collected 'low' numbers.

6/Dec/2005: The first collection of the year yielded 'high' numbers (156) from Cliftonville, which included a mix of species with Coquillettidia linealis (92) dominating. Leetsvale trapped 'medium' numbers (71), with 36 Coquillettidia linealis. Ferndale produced 'low' numbers.

 

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