NSW Arbovirus Surveillance & Vector Monitoring Program
Lake Macquarie 2007-2008
Mosquito/Virus Results

Nearby Locations

Wyong Gosford Port Stephens

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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".

8/Apr/2008: Dora Creek had a 'high' catch of 151, with 90 Aedes multiplex. All other sites trapped 'low' mosquito numbers.

2/Apr/2008: Dora Creek had a 'medium' catch of 81, with 28 Aedes multiplex. All other sites trapped 'low' mosquito numbers.

1/Apr/2008: There was one Edge Hill virus isolated from Aedes multiplex trapped at Dora Creek on 19/Mar/08.

26/Mar/2008: Dora Creek had a 'high' catch of 342, with 182 Aedes multiplex. Teralba trapped 'medium' numbers (84), with 22 Aedes notoscriptus. Belmont collected 'medium' numbers (58) and included 16 Culex annulirostris.

19/Mar/2008: Dora Creek had a 'high' catch of 132, with 71 Aedes multiplex. Teralba trapped 'medium' numbers (90), with 21 Aedes notoscriptus. Belmont had a 'low' catch.

11/Mar/2008: Dora Creek had a 'medium' catch of 84, with 46 Aedes multiplex. Belmont had a 'medium' catch of 54, including 16 Aedes procax. Teralba trapped 'medium' numbers (51), with 16 Aedes notoscriptus.

5/Mar/2008: Mosquito numbers were down this week. Dora Creek had a 'high' catch of 147, with 108 Aedes multiplex. Belmont had a 'medium' catch of 78, including 31 Aedes multiplex. Teralba had a trap failure.

27/Feb/2008: Mosquito numbers to be well up. Belmont Lagoon collected 'high' mosquito numbers, with a total of 279, including 148 Aedes procax. Dora Creek had a 'high' catch of 568, with 381 Aedes multiplex. Teralba trapped 'high' numbers (175), with 38 Aedes vigilax. A collection from Kotara also trapped 'high' numbers (259) and included 130 Culex annulirostris.

21/Feb/2008: Mosquito numbers are well up this week. Belmont Lagoon collected 'high' mosquito numbers, with a total of 110, including 33 Aedes procax. Dora Creek had a 'high' catch of 672, with 577 Aedes multiplex. Teralba trapped 'medium' numbers (70), with 24 Aedes notoscriptus.

13/Feb/2008: All sites trapped 'low' mosquito numbers.

6/Feb/2008: Belmont had a 'medium' catch of 82, including 22 Aedes procax. All other sites trapped 'low' mosquito numbers.

30/Jan/2008: All sites trapped 'low' mosquito numbers.

24/Jan/2008: All sites trapped 'low' mosquito numbers.

16/Jan/2008: Dora Creek trapped 'high' mosquito numbers (123), including 64 Aedes multiplex. All other sites trapped 'low' mosquito numbers.

9/Jan/2008: All sites trapped 'low' mosquito numbers.

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