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

Nearby Locations

Penrith Blue Mountains Parramatta

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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".

29/Apr/2009: All sites trapped 'low' mosquito numbers.

22/Apr/2009: Wheeney Creek trapped 'high' numbers (164) dominated by 61 Aedes procax. Freemans Reach collected 'medium' numbers (86) and included 51 Culex australicus. All other sites trapped 'low' mosquito numbers.

15/Apr/2009: All sites trapped 'low' mosquito numbers.

8/Apr/2009: McGraths Hill had a 'medium' catch of 83 mosquitoes, dominated by 33 Culex australicus. All other sites produced 'low' numbers.

25/Mar/2009: Wheeney Creek trapped 'medium' numbers (81) dominated by 32 Coquillettidia linealis. McGraths Hill had a 'medium' catch of 85 mosquitoes, dominated by 33 Culex annulirostris. Freeman's Reach had a 'medium' catch of 52 mosquitoes, dominated by 17 Aedes notoscriptus. Sackville yielded 'medium' numbers (70), with 32 Culex annulirostris. Yarramundi had a 'low' catch.

18/Mar/2009: Sackville yielded 'high' numbers (184), with 108 Culex annulirostris. Freeman's Reach had a 'medium' catch of 80 mosquitoes, dominated by 31 Aedes notoscriptus. All other sites produced 'low' numbers.

11/Mar/2009: Wheeney Creek trapped 'medium' numbers (58) dominated by 38 Aedes procax. All other sites produced 'low' numbers.

4/Mar/2009: Wheeney Creek trapped 'medium' numbers (55) dominated by 32 Aedes procax. Sackville yielded 'high' numbers (108), with 32 Culex annulirostris. All other sites produced 'low' numbers.

4/Feb/2009: Wheeney Creek trapped 'high' numbers (144) dominated by 138 Coquillettidia linealis. Freeman's Reach had a 'medium' catch of 57 mosquitoes, dominated by 41 Aedes notoscriptus.

29/Jan/2009: Most sites had trap failures due to dry ice supply issues.

22/Jan/2009: Wheeney Creek trapped 'high' numbers (282) dominated by 264 Coquillettidia linealis. Sackville also had a 'high' collection, trapping 159 mosquitoes with 82 Culex quinquefasciatus.

14/Jan/2009: Wheeney Creek trapped 'medium' numbers (93) dominated by 85 Coquillettidia linealis. Sackville also had a 'medium' collection, trapping 79 mosquitoes, with Coquillettidia linealis (60) being the dominant species. All other sites trapped 'low' numbers

18/Dec/2008: A collection from Wheeney Creek produced 'low' mosquito numbers.

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