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

Nearby Location

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: Ocean Shores trapped 'medium' mosquito numbers, with 27 Aedes notoscriptus. Luan Court yielded a 'low' catch.

14/Apr/2010: Ocean Shores trapped 'low' mosquito numbers. Luan Court yielded a 'high' catch of 132 with 54 Aedes notoscriptus.

6/Apr/2010: Wirree Drive produced a 'medium' catch of 61 mosquitoes and included 20 Aedes notoscriptus. Luan Court yielded a 'high' catch of 108 with 32 Culex orbostiensis.

30/Mar/2010: Wirree Drive produced a 'high' catch of 129 mosquitoes and included 51 Aedes notoscriptus. Luan Court yielded a 'medium' catch of 87 with 39Aedes notoscriptus.

30/Mar/2010: There was one Stratford virusisolate from Aedes notoscriptus trapped at Wirree Drive on 23/Mar/2010.

23/Mar/2010: Mosquito numbers are again 'high' from both trapping sites. Wirree Drive collected 267 mosquitoes, dominated by 82 Aedes notoscriptus. Luan Court yielded 141 mosquitoes, which included 82 Aedes notoscriptus.

16/Mar/2010: Mosquito numbers continue to be 'high' from both trapping sites. Wirree Drive collected 281 mosquitoes, dominated by 114 Aedes notoscriptusx. Luan Court yielded 158 mosquitoes, which included 74 Culex orbostiensis.

8/Mar/2010: Wirree Drive produced the greatest catch of the season to date, with a 'high' collection of 525 mosquitoes dominated by 241 Aedes procax. Luan Court trapped 'medium' numbers (56), which included 29 Aedes notoscriptus.

23/Feb/2010: Mosquito numbers continue to be 'high' from both trapping sites. Wirree Drive collected 251 mosquitoes, dominated by 70 Aedes procax. Luan Court yielded 195 mosquitoes, which included 93 Aedes multiplex.

19/Feb/2010: There was one Stratford virus isolate made from Aedes notoscriptus collected on 9/Feb/2010 at Wirree Drive.

16/Feb/2010: Wirree Drive produced the greatest catch of the season to date, with a 'high' collection of 409 mosquitoes dominated by 78 Aedes vigilax. Luan Court trapped 'medium' numbers (89), which included 61 Aedes notoscriptus.

15/Feb/2010: There was one Stratford virus isolate made from Aedes notoscriptus collected on 2/Feb/2010 at Wirree Drive.

10/Feb/2010: Wirree Drive had a 'high' collection of 162 mosquitoes dominated by 128 Aedes notoscriptus. Luan Court trapped 'medium' numbers (162), including 14 Aedes notoscriptus.

2/Feb/2010: Wirree Drive had a 'medium' collection of 62 mosquitoes dominated by 56 Aedes notoscriptus. Luan Court trapped 'low' numbers.

28/Jan/2010: Wirree Drive had a 'high' collection of 199 mosquitoes dominated by 98 Culex sitiens. Luan Court trapped 'low' numbers.

19/Jan/2010: Wirree Drive had a 'medium' collection of 58 mosquitoes dominated by 25 Culex sitiens. Luan Court trapped 'low' numbers.

12/Jan/2010: Wirree Drive had a 'high' collection of 265 mosquitoes dominated by 206 Aedes notoscriptus. Luan Court trapped 'low' numbers.

5/Jan/2010: Wirree Drive had a 'high' collection of 172 mosquitoes dominated by 140 Aedes notoscriptus. Luan Court trapped 'low' numbers.

22/Dec/2009: Wirree Drive had a 'high' collection of 171 mosquitoes dominated by 148 Aedes notoscriptus. Luan Court trapped 'low' numbers.

16/Dec/2009: Wirree Drive had a 'medium' collection of 52 mosquitoes dominated by 38 Aedes notoscriptus. Luan Court had a trap failure.

24/Nov/2009: Wirree Drive had a 'high' collection of 281 mosquitoes dominated by 221 Aedes notoscriptus. Luan Court trapped 'medium' numbers (54), which included 33 Aedes notoscriptus.

17/Nov/2009: Wirree Drive had a 'high' collection of 156 mosquitoes dominated by 138 Aedes notoscriptus. Luan Court trapped 'low' numbers.

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