NSW Arbovirus Surveillance & Vector Monitoring Program
Gosford 2006-2007
Mosquito/Virus Results

Nearby Locations

Wyong Lake Macquarie 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".

24/Apr/2007: Both sites trapped 'low' numbers.

18/Apr/2007: Empire Bay trapped 'medium' numbers (52), with 17 Aedes notoscriptus. Killcare had a 'high' catch of 181 and included 119 Aedes vigilax.

3/Apr/2007: Empire Bay trapped 'medium' numbers (84), with 36 Aedes notoscriptus. Killcare had a 'high' catch of 274 and included 230 Aedes vigilax.

30/Mar/2007: There was one isolate of Edge Hill virus, from Aedes vigilax trapped at Killcare on 23/Mar/07.

29/Mar/2007: Empire Bay trapped 'medium' numbers (72), with 37 Aedes notoscriptus. Killcare had a 'high' catch of 253 and included 226 Aedes vigilax.

23/Mar/2007: Killcare had a 'high' catch of 425 and included 392 Aedes vigilax. Empire Bay yielded 'low' numbers.

16/Mar/2007: Empire Bay trapped 'medium' numbers (76), with 34 Aedes notoscriptus. Killcare had a 'high' catch of 298 and included 267 Aedes vigilax.

9/Mar/2007: Empire Bay trapped 'high' numbers (126) and included 54 Aedes notoscriptus. Killcare had a 'medium' catch of 58, with 41 Aedes vigilax.

2/Mar/2007: Empire Bay trapped 'high' numbers (117) and included 69 Aedes notoscriptus. Killcare had a 'medium' catch of 79, with 53 Aedes notoscriptus.

23/Feb/2007: 'Medium' mosquito numbers were again trapped at both sites. Empire Bay yielded 85 mosquitoes, with 60 Aedes notoscriptus. Killcare collected 67, with 31 Aedes vigilax.

15/Feb/2007: 'Medium' mosquito numbers were trapped at both sites. Empire Bay yielded 98 mosquitoes, with 65 Aedes notoscriptus. Killcare collected 86, with 71 Aedes vigilax.

8/Feb/2007: The first 'high' catch of the season was made this week, with 122 mosquitoes trapped from Killcare. This trap was domianted by 116 Aedes vigilax. Empire Bay trapped 'low' numbers.

1/Feb/2007: Both sites trapped 'low' numbers.

24/Jan/2007: Both sites trapped 'low' numbers.

17/Jan/2007: Both sites trapped 'low' numbers.

4/Jan/2007: Both sites trapped 'low' numbers.

20/Dec/2006: Killcare trapped 'medium' (85) mosquito numbers, with 20 Aedes vigilax. Empire Bay trapped 'low' numbers.

12/Dec/2006: 'Medium' mosquito numbers were trapped at both sites. Empire Bay trapped 57 mosquitoes, with 48 Aedes vigilax. Killcare collected 83, with 61 Aedes notoscriptus.

8/Dec/2006: 'Medium' mosquito numbers were trapped this week at Empire Bay with a collection of 63, dominated by Aedes vigilax (49). Killcare trapped 'low' numbers.

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