NSW Arbovirus Surveillance & Vector Monitoring Program
Bankstown 2012-2013
Mosquito/Virus Results

Nearby Locations

Georges River Ryde Parramatta

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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".

1/May/2013: Deepwater produced a 'high' catch of 404 mosquitoes including 117 Aedes vigilax. All other sites trapped 'low' mosquito numbers.

23/Apr/2013: There were three isolates of Stratford and one isolate of Edge Hill from the mosquitoes trapped on 18/Apr/13 from Deepwater. The Edge Hill virus was from Aedes procax, along with one Stratford, while the other two Stratford were from Aedes vigilax.

18/Apr/2013: Deepwater produced a 'high' catch of 290 mosquitoes including 89 Aedes vigilax. All other sites trapped 'low' mosquito numbers.

11/Apr/2013: Deepwater produced a 'medium' catch of 86 mosquitoes including 25 Aedes procax. All other sites trapped 'low' mosquito numbers.

20/Mar/2013: Deepwater produced a 'high' catch of 599 mosquitoes including 143 Aedes vigilax. The Crest had a 'medium' catch of 57, with 22 Culex annulirostris. Vera Place trapped a 'high' collection of 118 and included 46 Aedes multiplex. Bryant Street had a 'medium' catch trapping 80 mosquitoes, with 56 Culex quinquefasciatus. Morgans Creek yielded 'high' numbers (125), with 53 Aedes notoscriptus. All other sites trapped 'low' mosquito numbers.

28/Feb/2013: Morgans Creek trapped 'high' numbers (116), with 38 Aedes vigilax. Vera Place trapped a 'medium' collection of 86 and included 50 Aedes vigilax. Bryant Street had a 'medium' catch trapping 63 mosquitoes, with 32 Aedes notoscriptus. Trap failures occured at both Deepwater and Dilke Road. All other sites trapped 'low' mosquito numbers.

14/Feb/2013: Deepwater produced a 'very high' catch of 1,270 mosquitoes including 883 Aedes vigilax. Morgans Creek trapped 'high' numbers (333), with 132 Aedes procax. Dilke Road also produced 'high' numbers (125), with 93 Aedes vigilax. Vera Place trapped a 'high' collection of 124 and included 70 Aedes notoscriptus. Bryant Street had a 'medium' catch trapping 96 mosquitoes, with 57 Aedes notoscriptus. All other sites trapped 'low' mosquito numbers.

14/Feb/2013: Mosquito numbers are well up this week. Deepwater produced a 'very high' catch of 2,242 mosquitoes including 1, 992 Aedes vigilax. Morgans Creek trapped 'high' numbers (252), with 68 Aedes vigilax. Vera Place trapped a 'high' collection of 184 and included 99 Aedes notoscriptus. Bryant Street also had a 'high' catch trapping 178 mosquitoes, with 86 Culex quinquefasciatus. Viginicus Reserve yielded a 'medium' catch of 60, with 20 Aedes vigilax. Dilke Road also produced 'medium' numbers (90), with 80 Aedes vigilax. The other sites trapped 'low' mosquito numbers.

7/Feb/2013: Deepwater produced a 'high' catch of 660, with 581 Aedes vigilax. A 'high' yield was obtained at Vera Place and included 59 Aedes notoscriptus. Bryant St produced a 'medium' catch of 52, with 15 Aedes vigilax. Morgans Creek yielded 'medium' numbers (71), with 30 Aedes vigilax. The other sites trapped 'low' mosquito numbers.

31/Jan/2013: Deepwater produced a 'high' catch of 652, with 596 Aedes vigilax. Dilke Road had a 'high' catch of 106, with 87 Aedes vigilax. A 'medium' yield (52) was also obtained at Vera Place and included 39 Culex quinquefasciatus. Byrant Street also yielded 'medium' numbers (63), with 48 Aedes notoscriptus. Morgans Creek had a 'medium' catch of 59 and included 37 Aedes notoscriptus. The other sites trapped 'low' mosquito numbers.

24/Jan/2013: Collections varied between sites and mosquito numbers tended to be greater near sites of Aedes vigilax production. Deepwater produced a 'high' catch of 321, with 169 Aedes vigilax. A 'high' yield (132) was also obtained at Vera Place and included 108 Aedes notoscriptus. Byrant Street also yielded 'high' numbers (125), with 69 Culex quinquefasciatus. The Crest had a 'medium' catch of 65, with 16 Culex orbostiensis. Morgans Creek produced a 'medium' catch of 72, with 39 Aedes vigilax.

10/Jan/2013: A 'high' collection was made at Deepwater, with 69 Aedes vigilax. A 'medium' yield was obtained at Vera Place and included 38 Aedes notoscriptus. The Crest had a 'medium' catch of 91, with 43 Culex orbostiensis. Morgans Creek produced a 'medium' catch of 99, with 36 Aedes vigilax. Virginicus Reserve, Dilke Road and Byrant Street all yielded 'low' mosquito numbers.

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