NSW Arbovirus Surveillance & Vector Monitoring Program
Ballina 2009-2010
Mosquito/Virus Results

Nearby Location

Byron Bay Tweed Heads

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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".  

28/Apr/2010: North Creek Road trapped 'high' numbers (162), with 67 Aedes notoscriptus. Lennox Heads had a 'medium' catch of 68, with 27 Aedes multiplex.

21/Apr/2010: Both sites continue to trap 'high' mosquito numbers. North Creek Road collected 206, with 87 Verrallina funerea. Lennox Heads trapped 116 mosquitoes, with 48 Aedes multiplex.

14/Apr/2010: North Creek Road trapped 'high' numbers (400), with 202 Verrallina funerea. Lennox Heads also trapped 'high' numbers (107), with 42 Aedes multiplex.

8/Apr/2010: North Creek Road trapped 'high' numbers (124), with 50 Aedes notoscriptus. Lennox Heads also trapped 'high' numbers (128), with 27 Aedes multiplex.

24/Mar/2010: North Creek Road trapped 'high' numbers (508), with 400 Verrallina funerea. Lennox Heads also trapped 'high' numbers (163), with 60 Aedes multiplex.

18/Mar/2010: North Creek Road trapped 'high' numbers (261), with 200 Verrallina funerea. Lennox Heads also trapped 'high' numbers (261), with 56 Aedes multiplex.

9/Mar/2010: North Creek Road trapped 'high' numbers (310), with 92 Verrallina funerea. Lennox Heads trapped 'medium' numbers (94), with 41 Aedes multiplex.

4/Mar/2010: North Creek Road trapped 'high' numbers (679), with 298 Verrallina funerea.

23/Feb/2010: North Creek Road trapped 'high' numbers (602), with 290 Verrallina funerea. Lennox Heads trapped 'low' numbers.

18/Feb/2010: North Creek Road trapped 'high' numbers (541), with 341 Verrallina funerea. Lennox Heads had a trap failure.

10/Feb/2010: North Creek Road trapped 'high' numbers (331), with 251 Verrallina funerea. Lennox Heads had a trap failure.

3/Feb/2010: North Creek Road had a 'high' catch of 155 mosquitoes, dominated by 92 Culex sitiens. Lennox Heads had a trap failure.

28/Jan/2010: North Creek Road had a 'high' catch of 133 mosquitoes, dominated by 104 Culex sitiens. Lennox Heads trapped 'medium' numbers (56), with 44 Culex sitiens.

19/Jan/2010: North Creek Road had a 'high' catch of 303 mosquitoes, dominated by 230 Culex sitiens. Lennox Heads trapped 'medium' numbers (67), with 35 Culex sitiens.

13/Jan/2010: There were two collections made this week at both sites. Traps set overnight on the 12/Jan resulted in a trap failure at Lennox Heads, while the North Creek Road site collected 592 mosquitoes, with 304 Verrallina funerea. The second run of traps was set on the 13/Jan. In this case, Lennox Head produced 'low' numbers, while North Creek Road had another 'high' catch of 233 mosquitoes including 233 Verrallina funerea.

6/Jan/2010: North Creek Road had a 'high' catch of 307 mosquitoes, dominated by 106 Aedes notoscriptus. Lennox Heads trapped 'low' numbers.

22/Dec/2009: North Creek Road had a 'high' catch of 131 mosquitoes, dominated by 65 Culex sitiens. Lennox Heads had a nil catch.

16/Dec/2009: North Creek Road had a 'high' catch of 170 mosquitoes, dominated by 78 Culex sitiens. Lennox Heads trapped 'low' numbers.

3/Dec/2009: North Creek Road had a 'high' catch of 155 mosquitoes, dominated by 85 Culex sitiens. Lennox Heads trapped 'low' numbers.

25/Nov/2009: North Creek Road had a 'medium' catch of 81 mosquitoes, dominated by 28 Culex sitiens. Lennox Heads had a nil catch.

19/Nov/2009: North Creek Road had a 'high' catch of 249 mosquitoes, dominated by 147 Aedes notoscriptus. Lennox Heads trapped 'low' numbers.

12/Nov/2009: Both sites trapped 'low' numbers from the first trapping run of the season.

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