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

Nearby Locations

Ryde Parramatta Penrith

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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: All sites trapped 'low' mosquito numbers.

22/Apr/2013: Alfords Point produced a 'medium' catch of 51, with 7 Aedes vigilax. The other sites had 'low' mosquito numbers.

18/Apr/2013: There was one isolate of Edge Hill virus from Aedes vigilax trapped at Alfords Point on 14/Apr/13.

14/Apr/2013: Alfords Point produced a 'medium' catch of 65, with 17 Aedes vigilax. Illawong produced a 'medium' catch of 74, with 61 Aedes notoscriptus. Lugarno had 'low' mosquito numbers.

9/Apr/2013: There was one isolate of Stratford virus from Aedes vigilax trapped at Alfords Point on 2/Apr/13. Lugarno had a trap failure.

2/Apr/2013: Alfords Point produced a 'high' catch of 132, which was dominated by 45 Aedes vigilax. Illawong produced a 'high' catch of 124, with 49 Aedes vigilax.

19/Mar/2013: Alfords Point produced a 'high' catch of 124, which was dominated by 59 Aedes vigilax. Lugarno collected 'medium' (60) mosquito numbers that included 32 Aedes notoscriptus. Illawong produced a 'high' catch of 351, with 254 Aedes vigilax.

12/Mar/2013: Alfords Point produced a 'high' catch of 953, which was dominated by 894 Aedes vigilax. Both other sites collected 'low' mosquito numbers.

26/Feb/2013: Alfords Point produced a 'high' catch of 953, which was dominated by 894 Aedes vigilax. Lugarno collected 'medium' (83) mosquito numbers that included 50 Aedes notoscriptus. Illawong produced a 'medium' catch of 77, with 42 Aedes vigilax.

11/Feb/2013: There has been a dramatic increase in mosquito numbers, notably Aedes vigilax, following the recent rains. Alfords Point produced a 'very high' collection of 3,414, which included 3,238 Aedes vigilax. Illawong also produced 'very high' numbers (1,455), with 1,300 Aedes vigilax.Lugarno collected 'high' (156) mosquito numbers that included 79 Aedes notoscriptus.

7/Feb/2013: All sites again trapped 'high' mosquito numbers. Alfords Point yielded 772 mosquitoes, with 763 Aedes vigilax. Illawong trapped 378, with 369Aedes vigilax. Lugano yielded a collection of 135, with 92 Aedes vigilax.

29/Jan/2013: All sites trapped 'high' mosquito numbers. Alfords Point yielded 824 mosquitoes, with 814 Aedes vigilax. Illawong trapped 510, with 485 Aedes vigilax. Lugarno produced 138 mosquitoes, including 42 Aedes vigilax.

22/Jan/2013: Alfords Point produced a 'very high' mosquito collection of 1,203, dominated by 1,170 Aedes vigilax. Lugarno produced a 'high' catch of 126, with 82 Aedes notoscriptus. Illawong also yielded 'high' numbers with a mosquito collection of 641, predominated by 622 Aedes vigilax.

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