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

Nearby Locations

Wyong Gosford Port Stephens

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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".

30/May/2007: All sites trapped 'high' mosquito numbers this week. Belmont Lagoon collected a total of 115, with 85 Aedes multiplex. Dora Creek trapped 284, with 60 Aedes procax. Teralba yielded 143, wiht 63 Culex sitiens.

23/May/2007: Belmont Lagoon trapped 'high' (199) numbers, with 148 Culex australicus. Dora Creek collected 'high' mosquito numbers (176), with 89 Aedes procax. Teralba had a 'medium' catch of 59, including 25 Culex sitiens.

22/May/2007: there was one isolate of Barmah Forest virus from Aedes procax collected at Dora Creek on 16/May/2007.

16/May/2007: Belmont Lagoon trapped 'high' (619) numbers, with 447 Aedes procax. Dora Creek collected 'high' mosquito numbers (202), with 60 Aedes procax. Teralba had a 'medium' catch of 112, including 28 Culex sitiens.

8/May/2007: Belmont Lagoon trapped 'medium' (58) numbers, with 14 Culex annulirostris. Dora Creek collected 'high' mosquito numbers (312), with 82 Aedes multiplex. Teralba also had a 'high' catch of 112, including 76 Culex sitiens.

2/May/2007: Belmont Lagoon trapped 'medium' (65) numbers, with 14 Culex annulirostris. Dora Creek collected 'high' mosquito numbers (124), with 38 Aedes vigilax. Teralba trapped 'low' numbers.

18/Apr/2007: Belmont Lagoon trapped 'medium' (69) numbers, with 25 Aedes notoscriptus. Dora Creek collected 'high' mosquito numbers (242), with 66 Aedes vigilax. Teralba also had a 'high' catch of 123, including 85 Culex sitiens.

11/Apr/2007: Belmont Lagoon trapped 'high' (128) numbers, with 77 Aedes notoscriptus. Dora Creek collected 'high' mosquito numbers (160), with 74 Aedes vigilax. Teralba trapped 'low' numbers.

4/Apr/2007: All sites trapped 'high' mosquito numbers this week. Belmont Lagoon collected 171 mosquitoes, dominated by 57 Aedes vigilax. Dora Creek trapped 745, with 316 Coquillettidia linealis. Teralba trapped 238 mosquitoes, with 100 Aedes vigilax.

28/Mar/2007: Belmont Lagoon trapped trapped 'high' (117) numbers, with 51 Aedes notoscriptus. Dora Creek collected 'high' mosquito numbers (156), with 39 Aedes vigilax. Teralba trapped 'low' numbers.

21/Mar/2007: All sites trapped 'high' mosquito numbers this week. Belmont Lagoon collected 173 mosquitoes, dominated by 62 Aedes vigilax. Dora Creek trapped 512, with 168 Culex annulirostris. Teralba trapped 274 mosquitoes, with 192 Aedes vigilax.

7/Mar/2007: Belmont Lagoon trapped trapped 'high' (120) numbers, with 70 Aedes notoscriptus. Teralba had 'medium' numbers (100), with 71 Aedes vigilax. Dora Creek collected 'medium' mosquito numbers (87), with 31 Coquillettidia linealis.

7/Mar/2007: Dora Creek collected 'high' mosquito numbers (132), with 27 Aedes vigilax. Teralba had 'medium' numbers (81), with 36 Culex sitiens. Belmont Lagoon trapped trapped 'low' numbers.

28/Feb/2007: Belmont Lagoon produced a 'medium' catch of 78 mosquitoes including 36 Aedes vigilax. Teralba had 'medium' numbers (72), with 43 Aedes vigilax. Dora Creek had a 'low' catch.

21Feb/2007: Dora creek trapped 'high' numbers (186), with 80 Aedes vigilax. All other sites trapped 'low' numbers.

14/Feb/2007: all sites trapped 'low' numbers.

7/Feb/2007: Dora Creek collected 'high' mosquito numbers (190), with 83 Aedes vigilax. Both other sites trapped trapped 'low' numbers.

31/Jan/2007: Dora Creek collected 'medium' mosquito numbers (81), with 36 Coquillettidia linealis. Both other sites trapped trapped 'low' numbers.

24/Jan/2007: Dora Creek collected 'high' mosquito numbers (104), with 55 Coquillettidia linealis. Both other sites trapped trapped 'low' numbers.

17/Jan/2007: Dora Creek collected 'high' mosquito numbers (136), with 90 Coquillettidia linealis. Both other sites trapped trapped 'low' numbers.

10/Jan/2007: All sites collected 'low' numbers.

3/Jan/2007: Dora Creek collected 'medium' mosquito numbers (63), with 35 Aedes notoscriptus. Both other sites trapped trapped 'low' numbers.

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