NSW Arbovirus Surveillance & Vector Monitoring Program
Port Stephens 2010-2011
Mosquito/Virus Results

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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".

11/Apr/2011: All sites trapped 'low' mosquito numbers, although Heatherbrae had a trap failure.

4/Apr/2011: Gan Gan yielded 'medium' mosquito numbers (77) with 49 Aedes vigilax. Saltash had a 'medium' catch of 58, with 36 Aedes vigilax. Medowie yielded a 'high' catch of 348 and included 318 Aedes vigilax. Karuah had a 'high' collection of 247, with 234 Aedes vigilax. Heatherbrae collected 'very high' numbers with a total of 1,762 including 1,221 Aedes vigilax.

21/Mar/2011: Gan Gan yielded 'low' mosquito numbers. Saltash had a 'medium' catch of 53, with 14 Aedes vigilax. Medowie yielded a 'medium' catch of 84 and included 48 Aedes vigilax. Karuah had a 'high' collection of 135, with 120 Aedes vigilax. Heatherbrae collected 'very high' numbers with a total of 1,217 including 519 Coquillettidia linealis.

14/Mar/2011: There was one Ross River viral isolate from Coquillettidia linealis trapped at Gan Gan on 7/Mar/2011.

7/Mar/2011: Gan Gan yielded a 'high' collection of 214 mosquitoes and included 119 Coquillettidia linealis. Saltash trapped 'low' mosquito numbers. Medowie yielded a 'high' catch of 165 and included 149 Aedes vigilax. Karuah had a 'high' collection of 196, with 164 Aedes vigilax. Heatherbrae collected 'high' numbers with a total of 941, with 482 Aedes vigilax.

22/Feb/2011: Mosquito numbers were overall well down this week. Gan Gan, Saltash and Medowie all trapped 'low' mosquito numbers. Karuah had a 'medium' collection of 56, with 41 Aedes vigilax. Heatherbrae collected 'high' numbers with a total of 199, with 125 Coquillettidia linealis.

7/Feb/2011: Gan Gan had a trap failure. Saltash trapped 'low' mosquito numbers. Medowie yielded a 'high' catch of 102 and included 88 Aedes vigilax. Karuah had a 'high' collection of 120, with 111 Aedes vigilax. Heatherbrae collected 'high' numbers with a total of 461 including 90 Coquillettidia linealis and 118 Aedes vigilax.

1/Feb/2011: All sites trapped 'high' mosquito numbers this week. Gan Gan yielded 257 mosquitoes and included 142 Aedes vigilax. Saltash had a catch of 163 and included 155 Aedes vigilax. Medowie yielded 697 mosquitoes with the collection being strongly dominated by 639 Aedes vigilax. Karuah had a collection of 744, with 703 Aedes vigilax. Heatherbrae also yielded 'high' numbers (222), wtih 163 Aedes vigilax.

31/Jan/2011: There was one isolate of Barmah Forest virus from Aedes vigilax trapped at Medowie on 25/Jan/2011.

17/Jan/2011: Mosquito numbers were 'high' or greater from all sites. Gan Gan collected102 mosquitoes and included 54 Coquillettidia linealis. Saltash produced a catch of 107, with 62 Aedes vigilax. Medowie yielded 315 mosquitoes with the collection being strongly dominated by 252 Aedes vigilax. Karuah had a collection of 435, with 385 Aedes vigilax. Heatherbrae collected 1,477 mosquitoes, with 718 Aedes vigilax and 525 Coquillettidia linealis.

21/Jan/2011: There was one isolate of Barmah Forest virus from Aedes vigilax trapped at Gan Gan on 18/Jan/2011.

17/Jan/2011: Mosquito numbers were up across almost all sites this week. Gan Gan had a 'high' collecton of 136 and incldued 57 Coquillettidia linealis. Saltash had a 'high' catch of 114 and included 89 Aedes vigilax. Medowie yielded a 'high' catch of 574 and included 491 Aedes vigilax. Karuah had a 'high' catch of 371 and included 327 Aedes vigilax. Heatherbrae collected 'high' numbers with a total of 456 including 169 Coquillettidia linealis and 170 Aedes vigilax.

17/Jan/2011: There were two BFV isolates from Aedes vigilax trapped on 12/Jan/2011. One each were from Karuah and Heatherbrae.

11/Jan/2011: Gan Gan yielded a 'medium' collection of 66 mosquitoes and included 31 Coquillettidia linealis. Saltash had a 'medium' catch of 64 and included 25 Aedes vigilax. Medowie yielded a 'medium' catch of 58 and included 37 Aedes vigilax. Karuah had a 'high' catch of 230 and included 166 Aedes vigilax. Heatherbrae collected 'high' numbers with a total of 870 including 410 Coquillettidia linealis and 320 Aedes vigilax.

21/Dec/2010: Gan Gan yielded a 'medium' collection of 97 mosquitoes and included 27 Coquillettidia linealis. Saltash had a 'high' catch of 175 and included 30 Aedes vigilax. Medowie yielded a 'high' catch of 244 and included 125 Aedes vigilax. Karuah had a 'high' catch of 159 and included 39 Aedes vigilax. Heatherbrae collected 'high' numbers with a total of 193 including 77 Coquillettidia linealis.

14/Dec/2010: Gan Gan and Saltash trapped 'low' mosquito numbers. Medowie yielded a 'medium' catch of 89 and included 23 Aedes vigilax. Karuah had a 'high' catch of 509 and included 329 Aedes vigilax. Heatherbrae collected 'high' numbers with a total of 662 including 366 Coquillettidia linealis.

8/Dec/2010: Gan Gan yielded a 'medium' collection of 70 mosquitoes and included 28 Coquillettidia linealis. Saltash had a 'medium' catch of 92 and included 29 Aedes multiplex. Medowie yielded 'low' numbers. Karuah had a 'high' catch of 106 and included 32 Aedes vigilax. Heatherbrae collected 'high' numbers with a total of 648 including 320 Coquillettidia linealis.

30/Nov/2010: Gan Gan, and Saltash trapped 'low' mosquito numbers. Medowie yielded a 'medium' catch of 78 and included 20 Aedes vigilax. Karuah had a 'high' catch of 161 and included 66 Aedes vigilax. Heatherbrae collected 'high' numbers with a total of 165 including 94 Coquillettidia linealis.

23/Nov/2010: Gan Gan and Medowie trapped 'low' mosquito numbers. Saltash had a 'high' catch of 106 and included 49 Aedes multiplex. Karuah had a 'high' catch of 185 and included 62 Aedes vigilax. Heatherbrae collected 'high' numbers with a total of 789 including 278 Aedes vigilax.

17/Nov/2010: Gan Gan trapped 'low' mosquito numbers. Saltash had a 'medium' catch of 75 and included 29 Aedes multiplex. Medowie yielded a 'high' catch of 105 and included 30 Aedes vigilax. Karuah had a 'high' catch of 127 and included 37 Aedes vigilax. Heatherbrae collected 'high' numbers with a total of 681 including 299 Aedes vigilax.

9/Nov/2010: Gan Gan, Saltash and Medowie trapped 'low' mosquito numbers. Karuah had a 'medium' catch of 52 and included 18 Coquillettidia linealis. Heatherbrae collected 'high' numbers with a total of 161 including 94 Coquillettidia linealis.

 

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