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

Nearby Locations

Byron Bay Ballina Port Stephens

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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".

25/Apr/2010: Piggabeen Road had a 'medium' catch of 61, with 39 Culex sitiens. Beltana Drive had a 'low' catch.

18/Apr/2010: Piggabeen Road had a 'high' catch of 169, with 74 Culex annulirostris. Beltana Drive also yielded a 'high' collection of 126, with 55 Culex annulirostris.

4/Apr/2010: Piggabeen Road had a 'medium' catch of 56, with 38 Culex sitiens. Beltana Drive had a 'low' catch.

21/Mar/2010: Piggabeen Road had a 'medium' catch of 95, with 25 Aedes vigilax. Beltana Drive collected 'medium' numbers (60), with 20 Culex sitiens.

14/Mar/2010: Piggabeen Road had a 'high' catch of 179, with 74 Verralina funerea. Beltana Drive also yielded a 'high' collection of 133, with 55 Culex annulirostris.

7/Mar/2010: Piggabeen Road had a 'low' collection. Beltana Drive collected 'medium' numbers (88), with 29 Culex sitiens.

28/Feb/2010: Both sites trapped 'low' mosquito numbers.

23/Feb/2010: Mosquito numbers continue to be 'high' from both sites although falling. Piggabeen Road trapped 214 mosquitoes, dominated by 89 Culex sitiens. Beltana Drive collected a total of 235 mosquitoes, dominated by 99 Culex sitiens.

17/Feb/2010: Mosquito numbers continue to be 'high' from both sites and rising. Piggabeen Road trapped 400 mosquitoes, dominated by 146 Verralina funerea. Beltana Drive collected a total of 684 mosquitoes, dominated by 381 Culex sitiens.

11/Feb/2010: Mosquito numbers continue to be 'high' from both sites. Piggabeen Road trapped 176 mosquitoes, dominated by 76 Verralina funerea. Beltana Drive collected a total of 148 mosquitoes, dominated by 62 Culex sitiens.

4/Feb/2010: Both sites continue to collect 'high' mosquito numbers. Piggabeen Road trapped 126 mosquitoes, dominated by 116 Culex sitiens. This species was also the predominated mosquito (76 out of 106) trapped at Beltana Drive.

20/Jan/2010: Both sites collected 'high' mosquito numbers. Piggabeen Road trapped 373 mosquitoes, dominated by 304 Culex sitiens. This species was also the predominated mosquito (182 out of 208) trapped at Beltana Drive.

14/Jan/2010: Piggabeen Road collected 'high' numbers trapping 394 mosquitoes with Culex sitiens (312) being the most common species trapped. Beltana Drive yielded 'low' numbers.

7/Jan/2010: Both sites produced 'high' mosquito numbers this week. Piggabeen Road collected 334 mosquitoes with Culex sitiens (130) being the most common species trapped. Beltana Drive yielded 145 mosquitoes and Ae. vigilax (58) was the dominant species.

23/Dec/2009: Both sites trapped 'low' mosquito numbers.

16/Dec/2009: Beltana Drive had a 'medium' catch of 94 mosquitoes, with Culex sitiens (73) dominating. Piggabeen Road had a 'low' collection.

4/Dec/2009: Both sites trapped 'low' mosquito numbers.

24/Nov/2009: Both sites trapped 'low' mosquito numbers.

20/Nov/2009: Both sites trapped 'low' mosquito numbers.

12/Nov/2009: Both sites trapped 'low' mosquito numbers.

4/Nov/2009: Both sites trapped 'low' mosquito numbers.

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