NSW Arbovirus Surveillance & Vector Monitoring Program
Georges River 2008-2009
Mosquito/Virus Results

Nearby Locations

Ryde Parramatta 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".

19/May/2009: All sites trapped 'low' numbers.

12/May/2009: All sites trapped 'low' numbers.

5/May/2009: Alford's Point again trapped 'high' (116) mosquito numbers, including 46 Aedes vigilax. Lugarno collected 'medium' mosquito numbers (89), with 73 Aedes notoscriptus. Illawong had a 'low' catch.

28/Apr/2009: Alford's Point trapped 'medium' (62) mosquito numbers, including 47 Anopheles annulipes. All other sites trapped 'low' numbers.

28/Apr/2009: There was another isolate of Ross River virus from Aedes vigilax trapped near Alford's Point from 14/Apr.

21/Apr/2009: Alford's Point again trapped 'high' (137) mosquito numbers, including 98 Aedes vigilax. All other sites trapped 'low' numbers.

17/Apr/2009: There was one Ross River virus isolate from Culex australicus trapped at Alfords Point on the 14/Apr and one flavirus from Aedes vigilax trapped at the same location on the same date.

15/Apr/2009: Alford's Point trapped 'medium' (54) mosquito numbers, including 20 Aedes vigilax. All other sites trapped 'low' numbers.

14/Apr/2009: There was another one isolate of Ross River virus from Aedes vigilax trapped near Alford's Point and three Edge Hill virus isolates. Two were from traps near Alfords Point and one from Illawong.

9/Apr/2009: There were another two isolates of Ross River virus from Aedes vigilax trapped near Alford's Point.

7/Apr/2009: Alford's Point continued to trap 'high' (117) mosquito numbers, including 107 Aedes vigilax. All other sites trapped 'low' numbers.

3/Apr/2009: There were eleven isolates of Ross River virus from the mosquito collection made on 31/Mar/2009 and all were from Aedes vigilax. Ten isolates were made from mosquitoes trapped at Alford's Point, while one was from Illawong.

31/Mar/2009: Alford's Point continued to trap 'high' (630) mosquito numbers, including 521 Aedes vigilax. Illawong caught 'high' numbers (368) and included 301 Aedes vigilax. Lugarno collected 'medium' mosquito numbers (89), with 24 Culex annulirostris.

27/Mar/2009: There was one isolate of Edge Hill virus from Aedes vigilax trapped at Illawong on 11/Mar/2009.

25/Mar/2009: Alford's Point continued to trap 'high' (767) mosquito numbers, including 694 Aedes vigilax. Illawong caught 'high' numbers (408) and included 330 Aedes vigilax. Lugarno collected 'low' mosquito numbers.

25/Mar/2009: There were three isolates of Ross River virus from Aedes vigilax trapped at Alfords Point on 17/Mar/2009.

17/Mar/2009: Alford's Point trapped 'high' (680) mosquito numbers, including 573 Aedes vigilax. Illawong caught 'high' numbers (342) and included 260 Aedes vigilax. Lugarno had a trap failure.

12/Mar/2009: Alford's Point trapped 'high' (311) mosquito numbers, including 229 Aedes vigilax. Lugarno had a 'high' catch of 342 mosquitoes, dominated by 260 Aedes vigilax. Illawong caught 'high' numbers (281) and included 218 Aedes vigilax. .

6/Mar/2009: Alford's Point trapped 'high' (311) mosquito numbers, including 229 Aedes vigilax. Lugarno had a 'high' catch of 342 mosquitoes, dominated by 260 Aedes vigilax. Illawong caught 'high' numbers (281) and included 218 Aedes vigilax. .

25/Feb/2009: Alford's Point trapped 'very high' (1,467) mosquito numbers, including 1,442 Aedes vigilax. Illawong caught 'medium' numbers (68) and included 60 Aedes vigilax. Lugarno collected 'low' mosquito numbers.

17/Feb/2009: All sites collected 'low' mosquito numbers.

4/Feb/2009: Illawong caught 'high' numbers (191) and included 177 Aedes vigilax. Alfords Point produced a 'high' catch of 301, with 298 Aedes vigilax. Lugarno trapped 'low' numbers.

30/Jan/2009: Illawong caught 'high' numbers (170) and included 160 Aedes vigilax. Alfords Point produced a 'high' catch of 281, with 262 Aedes vigilax. Lugarno had a 'medium' catch of 69 mosquitoes and included 63 Aedes notoscriptus.

20/Jan/2009: Mosquito numbers are well up this week. Illawong caught 'high' numbers (276) and included 257 Aedes vigilax. Alfords Point produced a 'high' catch of 566, with 533 Aedes vigilax. Lugarno had a 'medium' catch of 65 mosquitoes and included 50 Aedes notoscriptus.

13/Jan/2009: Illawong caught 'high' numbers (215) and included 180 Aedes vigilax. Lugarno had a 'medium' catch of 93 mosquitoes and included 74 Aedes notoscriptus. Alfords Point produced a 'high' catch of 258, with 229 Aedes vigilax.

31/Dec/2008: Lugarno had a 'high' catch of 159 mosquitoes and included 143 Aedes notoscriptus. Alfords Point also produced a 'high' catch of 354, with 276 Aedes vigilax.

22/Dec/2008: All sites collected 'low' mosquito numbers.

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