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

Nearby Locations

Wyong Ryde Parramatta

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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".

23/May/2006: 'Low' mosquito numbers were trapped at both sites.

19/May/2006: 'Low' mosquito numbers were trapped at both sites.

9/May/2006: 'Low' mosquito numbers were trapped at both sites.

5/May/2006: 'Low' mosquito numbers were trapped at both sites.

27/Apr/2006: 'Low' mosquito numbers were trapped at both sites.

19/Apr/2006: Mosquito numbers were 'low' from Empire Bay. Killcare trapped 'medium' numbers (59), with 35 Ochlerotatus notoscriptus.

12/Apr/2006: Mosquito numbers were 'low' from Empire Bay. Killcare trapped 'medium' numbers (84), with 71 Ochlerotatus notoscriptus.

4/Apr/2006: Mosquito numbers continue to decline and were 'low' from Empire Bay. Killcare trapped 'medium' numbers (88), with 74 Ochlerotatus notoscriptus.

28/Mar/2006: Mosquito numbers were down this week and 'low' from Empire Bay. Killcare trapped 'high' numbers (102), with 79 Ochlerotatus vigilax.

24/Mar/2006: Empire Bay had a 'medium' collection of 94, with 68 Ochlerotatus notoscriptus. Killcare trapped 'high' numbers (341), with 260 Ochlerotatus vigilax.

10/Mar/2006: Mosquito numbers are well up following breeding of Ochlerotatus vigilax. Empire Bay yielded a 'high' catch of 213 mosquitoes, with 43 Ochlerotatus vigilax. Killcare trapped 'very high' numbers (1,460), with 1,376 Ochlerotatus vigilax.

21/Feb/2006: Mosquito numbers were down this week and 'low' from Empire Bay. Killcare trapped 'high' numbers (176), with 167 Ochlerotatus vigilax.

15/Feb/2006: Mosquito numbers are well up following the spring tides, with both sites catching 'high' numbers. Empire Bay yielded a collection of 413 mosquitoes, dominated by 274 Ochlerotatus vigilax. Killcare collected 949 mosquitoes, with 901 Ochlerotatus vigilax.

7/Feb/2006: Empire Bay had a 'medium' catch of 97, with 33 Ochlerotatus vigilax. Killcare had a 'high' collection of 262, strongly dominated by 194 Ochlerotatus vigilax.

31/Jan/2006: Both sites continue to trap 'high' numbers. Empire Bay collected 378 mosquitoes, with 73 Ochlerotatus vigilax. Killcare produced a catch of 373, dominated by 346 Ochlerotatus vigilax.

24/Jan/2006: Both sites trapped 'high' numbers. Empire Bay collected 224 mosquitoes, with 76 Culex sitiens. Killcare produced a catch of 207, dominated by 162 Ochlerotatus vigilax.

17/Jan/2006: Mosquito collections were down with the wet weather, in fact Empire Bay trapped 'low' numbers. Collections remain 'high' at Killcare, with 141 mosquitoes trapped, dominated by 104 Ochlerotatus vigilax.

10/Jan/2006: Mosquito numbers are well up this week. Empire Bay trapped 'medium' numbers (74), with 50 Ochlerotatus vigilax, while Killcare had a 'high' collection of 372, strongly dominated by 299 Ochlerotatus vigilax.

6/Jan/2006: Killcared trapped 'medium' numbers with a total of 87 mosquitoes, dominated by 55 Ochlerotatus vigilax. 'Low' mosquito numbers were trapped at Empire Bay.

19/Dec/2005: 'Low' mosquito numbers were trapped at both sites.

13/Dec/2005: Empire Bay trapped 'medium' (72) mosquito numbers, with 37 Ochlerotatus vigilax. Killcare produced 'high' numbers (113), with 63 Ochlerotatus vigilax.

7/Dec/2005: 'Low' mosquito numbers were trapped at Empire Bay. Killcare trapped 'high' numbers (113), with 48 Ochlerotatus vigilax.

30/Nov/2005: Killcare trapped 'high' mosquito numbers with a total of 117, including 46 Ochlerotatus vigilax. 'Low' mosquito numbers were trapped at Empire Bay.

24/Nov/2005: 'Low' mosquito numbers were trapped at Empire Bay.

10/Nov/2005: 'Medium' collections were made from both sites this week. Killcare trapped 83 mosquitoes, which included 56 Ochlerotatus notoscriptus. Empire Bay yielded 84 mosquitoes, dominated by 46 Ochlerotatus vigilax.

4/Nov/2005: Killcare trapped 'high' mosquito numbers (125), with 56 Ochlerotatus vigilax. Empire Bay produced a 'medium' (57) catch with 30 Ochlerotatus vigilax.

 

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