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

Nearby Locations

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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".

30/Apr/2010: There was one Edge Hill virys from Aedes vigilax trapped at Heatherbrae on 13/Apr/2010.

21/Apr/2010: Karuah had a 'high' collection of 123, with 87 Aedes vigilax. Numbers at Heatherbrae continue to be 'very high' with a catch of 1,006 mosquitoes including 955 Aedes vigilax.

20/Apr/2010: The other flavivirus isolate from Aedes vigilax trapped at Heatherbrae on 30/Mar/2010 was Edge Hill virus.

16/Apr/2010: One of the flavivirus isolates from Aedes vigilax trapped at Heatherbrae on 30/Mar/2010 was Edge Hill virus.

14/Apr/2010: Karuah trapped 'medium' mosquito numbers (52),with 36 Aedes vigilax. Heatherbrae yielded a 'high' catch of 134, which was dominated by 115 Aedes vigilax.

8/Apr/2010: There were two flavivirus isolates from Aedes vigilax trapped at Heatherbrae on 30/Mar/2010

30/Mar/2010: Gan Gan trapped 'medium' (98) mosquito numbers and included 44 Coquillettidia linealis. Saltash had 'medium' (97) mosquito numbers and included 50 Aedes vigilax. Medowie produced a 'high' catch of 279, with 236 Aedes vigilax. Karuah had a partial trap failure collecting 'low' numbers. Heatherbrae had a the largest mosquito catch for the entire season (all the highest from all of NSW), with a 'every high' catch of 6,392 which included 5462 Aedes vigilax.

23/Mar/2010: Gan Gan trapped 'medium' (54) mosquito numbers and included 21 Coquillettidia linealis. Saltash had 'low' numbers. Medowie produced a 'high' catch of 144, with 113 Aedes vigilax. Karuah had a 'high' collection of 439, with 363 Aedes vigilax. Heatherbrae had 'very high' numbers, with a catch of 3, 786 mosquitoes, which included 3,394 Aedes vigilax.

17/Mar/2010: Gan Gan and Saltash both produced 'low' numbers. Medowie had a 'high' catch of 104, with 92 Aedes vigilax. Karuah also had 'high' numbers (199) and included 173 Aedes vigilax. Heatherbrae trapped the greatest numbers with a 'very high' collection of 1,764, which included 1,615 Aedes vigilax.

11/Mar/2010: There was one Edge Hill virus isolate made from Aedes vigilax trapped on 2/Mar/2010 from Karuah.

10/Mar/2010: Gan Gan and Saltash both produced 'low' numbers. Medowie had a 'medium' catch of 72, with 31 Aedes vigilax. Karuah produced a 'high' catch of 363, with 297 Aedes vigilax. Heatherbrae also had 'high' numbers, with a catch of 833 mosquitoes, which included 387 Aedes vigilax.

8/Mar/2010: There were two isolates of Stratford virus both made from Aedes vigilax trapped on 18/Feb/2010. One each was from Karuah and Heatherbrae.

4/Mar/2010: There was one isolate of Edge Hill virus made from Aedes vigilax trapped on 18/Feb/2010 from Heatherbrae.

2/Mar/2010: Gan Gan and Saltash both produced 'low' numbers. Medowie had a 'high' catch of 117, with 90 Aedes vigilax. Karuah also had 'high' numbers (335) and included 287 Aedes vigilax. Heatherbrae had a trap failure.

19/Feb/2010: There were two arboviral isolates made from Aedes vigilax trapped at Karuah on 2/Feb/2010; one each of Stratford and Edge Hill virus.

17/Feb/2010: Gan Gan trapped 'medium' (79) mosquito numbers and included 30 Aedes vigilax. Saltash had 'high' numbers (106), with 85 Aedes vigilax. Medowie had a 'very high' catch of 1,288 and included 1,220 Aedes vigilax. Karuah had a 'very high' collection of 1,564, with 1,403 Aedes vigilax. Heatherbrae trapped the greatest numbers with a 'very high' collection of 1,834, which included 1,256 Aedes vigilax.

10/Feb/2010: Gan Gan trapped 'medium' (61) mosquito numbers and included 24 Coquillettidia linealis. Saltash had 'low' numbers. Medowie had a 'high' catch (284) and included 268 Aedes vigilax. Karuah had a 'very high' collection of 1,118, with 985 Aedes vigilax. Heatherbrae had a trap failure.

8/Feb/2010: There was one isolate of Edge Hill virus made from Aedes vigilax trapped at Karuah on 18/Jan/2010.

2/Feb/2010: Gan Gan trapped 'medium' (73) mosquito numbers and included 30 Coquillettidia linealis. Saltash had 'low' numbers. Medowie had a 'medium' catch (98) and included 63 Aedes vigilax. Karuah had a 'high' collection of 395, with 314 Aedes vigilax. Heatherbrae trapped the greatest numbers with a 'very high' collection of 1,361, which included 919 Aedes vigilax.

19/Jan/2010: Gan Gan trapped 'medium' (63) mosquito numbers and included 12 Aedes vigilax. Saltash had a 'medium' catch of 52, with 45 Aedes vigilax. Medowie had 'high' numbers (274) and included 257 Aedes vigilax. Karuah had a 'high' collection of 655, with 564 Aedes vigilax. Heatherbrae also had a 'high' collection, trapping 394 mosquitoes which included 314 Aedes vigilax.

12/Jan/2010: Gan Gan trapped 'high' (119) mosquito numbers and included 48 Coquillettidia linealis. Saltash and Medowie had 'low' numbers. Karuah had a 'high' collection of 568, with 478 Aedes vigilax. Heatherbrae also had a 'high' collection, trapping 640 mosquitoes which included 411 Aedes vigilax.

15/Dec/2009: Gan Gan trapped 'high' (120) mosquito numbers and included 65 Coquillettidia linealis. Saltash had a trap failure. Medowie produced a 'high' catch of 199, and Aedes vigilax (91) was the most predominate mosquito. Karuah had a 'high' collection of 599, with 495 Aedes vigilax. Heatherbrae had a 'very high' collection, trapping 1,615 mosquitoes which included 1,030 Aedes vigilax.

8/Dec/2009: Gan Gan trapped 'high' (279) mosquito numbers and included 182 Coquillettidia linealis. Saltash had a 'medium' catch of 98, with 27 Coquillettidia linealis. Medowie produced a 'high' catch of 590 and Coquillettidia linealis (401) was the most predominate mosquito. Karuah had a 'high' collection of 485, with 372 Aedes vigilax. Heatherbrae had a 'very high' collection, trapping 1,144 mosquitoes which included 682 Coquillettidia linealis.

31/Nov/2009: Gan Gan and Saltash trapped 'low' mosquito numbers. Medowie produced a 'high' catch of 125, and Coquillettidia linealis (63) was the most predominate mosquito. Karuah had a 'high' collection of 307, with 238 Aedes vigilax. Heatherbrae had a 'high' collection, trapping 154 mosquitoes which included 67 Aedes vigilax.

25/Nov/2009: Gan Gan trapped 'medium' (97) mosquito numbers and included 44 Coquillettidia linealis. Saltash also had 'medium' numbers (96), with 34 Aedes vigilax. Medowie produced a 'low' catch. Karuah had a 'high' collection of 396, with 298 Aedes vigilax. Heatherbrae had 'medium' (79) mosquito numbers and included 24 Coquillettidia linealis.

17/Nov/2009: Gan Gan trapped 'low' mosquito numbers. Saltash yielded a 'high' collection of 173 mosquitoes, with 89 Coquillettidia linealis. Medowie also produced a 'high' catch of 113, and Coquillettidia linealis (93) was the most predominate mosquito. Karuah had a 'high' collection of 323, with 268 Aedes vigilax. Heatherbrae had the first 'very high' collection of the season, trapping 1,204 mosquitoes which included 856 Coquillettidia linealis.

10/Nov/2009: The first collection of the week yielded 'high' numbers at both Saltash and Heatherbrae. Saltash trapped a total of 101 mosquitoes ('high'), with Coquillettidia linealis (42) dominating the collection. Heatherbrae collected 157 mosquitoes ('high' numbers) and Coquillettidia linealis (87) was also the predominate species. All other sites yielded 'low' numbers.

 

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