NSW Arbovirus Surveillance & Vector Monitoring Program
Ballina 2011-2012
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".  

27/Mar/2012: Both sites trapped 'high' mosquito numbers. North Creek Road yielded a collection of 269 mosquitoes, with 96 Aedes Marks no. 52 (closely related to Aedes procax). Pacific Pines had a trap of 140 and included 33 Culex orbostiensis.

21/Mar/2012: Pacific Pines yielded a 'medium' collection of 99, including 20 Culex orbostiensis. North Creek Road had a 'high' collection of 476 mosquitoes, including 222 Coquillettidia xanthogaster.

14/Mar/2012: North Creek Road had a 'high' collection of 233 mosquitoes, including 67Verralina funerea. Pacific Pines yielded a 'medium' trap of 90, including 35 Coquillettidia xanthogaster.

7/Mar/2012: North Creek Road had a 'very high' collection of 1,084 mosquitoes, including 508 Coquillettidia xanthogaster. Pacific Pines yielded a 'high' trap of 131, including 39 Coquillettidia linealis.

29/Feb/2012: Both sites continue to trap 'high' mosquito numbers. North Creek Road yielded a collection of 291 mosquitoes, with 87 Coquillettidia xanthogaster. Pacific Pines had a trap of 119 and included 66 Coquillettidia xanthogaster.

21/Feb/2012: Both sites again trapped 'high' mosquito numbers. North Creek Road yielded a collection of 529 mosquitoes, with 145 Culex sitiens. Pacific Pines had a trap of 168 and included 58 Aedes funerea.

14/Feb/2012: Both sites trapped 'high' mosquito numbers. North Creek Road yielded a collection of 374 mosquitoes, with 127 Aedes notoscriptus. Pacific Pines had a trap of 167 and included 59 Aedes multiplex.

7/Feb/2012: North Creek Road yielded a 'high' collection of 486 mosquitoes, with 222 Verralina funerea. Pacific Pines trapped 'low' numbers due to a partial trap failure.

2/Feb/2012: Both sites trapped 'high' mosquito numbers. North Creek Road yielded a collection of 754 mosquitoes, with 564 Verralina funerea. Pacific Pines had a trap of 695 and included 636 Verralina funerea.

24/Jan/2012: North Creek Road yielded a 'high' collection of 354 mosquitoes, with 125 Culex sitiens.

17/Jan/2012: North Creek Road yielded a 'high' collection of 712 mosquitoes, with 459 Verralina funerea.

10/Jan/2012: North Creek Road yielded a 'high' collection of 270 mosquitoes, with 112 Verralina funerea.

3/Jan/2012: North Creek Road yielded a 'high' collection of 125 mosquitoes, with 35 Culex sitiens.

20/Dec/2011: North Creek Road yielded a 'high' collection of 668 mosquitoes, with 283 Verralina funerea.

13/Dec/2011: North Creek Road yielded a 'high' collection of 772 mosquitoes, with 588 Verralina funerea.

5/Dec/2011: North Creek Road yielded a 'high' collection of 479 mosquitoes, with 302 Verralina funerea. The trap at Pacific Pines was vandalised.

29/Nov/2011: North Creek Road yielded a 'high' collection of 377 mosquitoes, with 126 Coquillettidia xanthogaster.

22/Nov/2011: Both sites trapped 'high' numbers. North Creek Road yielded a collection of 356 mosquitoes, with 178 Coquillettidia xanthogaster. Pacific Pines trapped 253 mosquitoes, with 222 Coquillettidia xanthogaster.

15/Nov/2011: North Creek Road yielded a 'very high' collection of 1,032 mosquitoes, with 425 Aedes notoscriptus. Pacific Pines trapped 'high' numbers with a collection of 268 mosquitoes, including 82 Aedes mulitplex.

9/Nov/2011: Both sites trapped 'high' numbers. North Creek Road yielded a collection of 320 mosquitoes, with 99 Coquillettidia xanthogaster. Pacific Pines trapped 379 mosquitoes, with 273 Coquillettidia xanthogaster.

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