NSW Arbovirus Surveillance & Vector Monitoring Program
Ballina 2010-2011
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".  

3/May/2011: Both sites trapped 'high' mosquito numbers. North Creek Road collected 147 mosquitoes, with 54 Verrallina funerea. Pacific Pines yielded 207 and included 79 Culex orbostiensis.

24/Apr/2011: Pacific Pines had a 'low' catch. North Creek Road had a 'high' catch of 111, with 61 Verrallina funerea.

19/Apr/2011: Both sites continue to trap 'high' mosquito numbers. North Creek Road collected 913 mosquitoes, including 493Verrallina funerea. Pacific Pines trapped 880, with 442 Verrallina funerea.

14/Apr/2011: Both sites again trapped 'high' mosquito numbers. North Creek Road collected 284 mosquitoes, including 190 Verrallina funerea. Pacific Pines trapped 548, with 299 Verrallina funerea.

5/Apr/2011: Pacific Pines had a 'very high' collection of 1,270 mosquitoes and included 925 Verrallina funerea. North Creek Road had a 'high' catch of 330, with 221 Verrallina funerea.

30/Mar/2011: Both sites continue to trap 'high' mosquito numbers. North Creek Road collected 438 mosquitoes, including 159 Verrallina funerea. Pacific Pines trapped 205, with 40 Mansonia uniformis and 22 Culex annulirostris.

22/Mar/2011: Both sites trapped 'high' mosquito numbers. North Creek Road collected 419 mosquitoes, including 129 Verrallina funerea. Pacific Pines trapped 397, with 91 Coquillettidia xanthogaster and 66 Culex annulirostris.

16/Mar/2011: North Creek Road had a 'high' catch of 502, with 178 Mansonia uniformis. Pacific Pines yielded a 'medium' catch of 52, with 17 Culex orbostiensis.

8/Mar/2011: Both sites trapped 'high' mosquito numbers. North Creek Road collected 214 mosquitoes, including 40 Coquillettidia xanthogaster. Pacific Pines trapped 285, with 100 Coquillettidia xanthogaster.

28/Feb/2011: Mosquito collections were well up this week. North Creek Road had a 'high' catch of 993, with 423 Verrallina funerea. Pacific Pines yielded a 'very high' collection of 1,035, with 546 Verrallina funerea.

23/Feb/2011: Both sites trapped 'high' mosquito numbers. North Creek Road collected 132 mosquitoes, including 70 Coquillettidia xanthogaster. Pacific Pines trapped 279, with 166 Coquillettidia xanthogaster.

16/Feb/2011: Both sites trapped 'high' mosquito numbers. North Creek Road collected 168 mosquitoes, including 101 Aedes notoscriptus. Pacific Pines trapped 241, with 104 Coquillettidia xanthogaster.

9/Feb/2011: North Creek Road produced a 'high' catch of 198 mosquitoes, with 54 Mansonia uniformis. Pacific Pines had a trap failure.

1/Feb/2011: North Creek Road produced a 'high' catch of 246 mosquitoes, with 100 Coquillettidia xanthogaster. Pacific Pines had 'medium' numbers (73), with 16 Coquillettidia xanthogaster.

25/Jan/2011: Mosquito numbers continue to climb and were 'high' from both sites. North Creek Road produced a catch of 256, with 82 Aedes notoscriptus. Pacific Pines collected 104, with 50 Culex edwardsi.

17/Jan/2011: Mosquito numbers were 'high' this week from both sites. North Creek Road produced a catch of 140, with 85 Aedes notoscriptus. Pacific Pines collected 101 and included 45 Culex edwardsi.

11/Jan/2011: Both sites trapped 'medium' mosquito numbers this week. North Creek Road produced a catch of 100, with 71 Aedes notoscriptus. Pacific Pines collected 52 and included 16 Coquillettidia xanthogaster.

5/Jan/2011: North Creek Road produced a 'high' catch of 123 mosquitoes. Pacific Pines had 'low' numbers.

14/Dec/2010: North Creek Road produced a 'high' catch of 291 mosquitoes, with 135 Aedes notoscriptus.

8/Dec/2010: North Creek Road produced a 'high' catch of 165 mosquitoes, with 132 Aedes notoscriptus.

1/Dec/2010: North Creek Road produced a 'high' catch of 237 mosquitoes, with 137 Aedes notoscriptus. Pacific Pines had a trap failure.

17/Nov/2010: North Creek Road produced a 'high' catch of 128 mosquitoes, with 91 Aedes notoscriptus. Pacific Pines had 'low' numbers.

11/Nov/2010: North Creek Road produced a 'medium' catch of 79 mosquitoes, with 33 Aedes notoscriptus. Pacific Pines had 'low' numbers.

3/Nov/2010: North Creek Road produced a 'medium' catch of 51 mosquitoes, with 18 Aedes notoscriptus. Pacific Pines had 'low' numbers.

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