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

Nearby Locations

Byron Bay Ballina Port Stephens

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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".

30/Apr/13: Piggabeen Road had a 'low' catch. Beltana Road collected a 'medium' yield (60) and included 24 Aedes vigilax. Koala Beach trapped 'medium' numbers (81), which was dominated by 34 Aedes procax.

22/Apr/13: Piggabeen Road had a 'medium' catch of 96 mosquitoes, with 19 Culex annulirostris. Beltana Road collected a 'high' yield (104) and included 23 Culex annulirostris. Koala Beach trapped 'high' numbers (149), which was dominated by 42 Culex annulirostris.

15/Apr/13: Piggabeen Road had a 'medium' catch of 87 mosquitoes, with 43 Culex annulirostris. Beltana Road collected a 'high' yield (335) and included 194 Culex annulirostris. Koala Beach trapped 'medium' numbers (97), which was dominated by 46 Aedes notoscriptus.

8/Apr/13: 'High' mosquito numbers continue from all sites. Piggabeen Road trapped 148, with 92 Culex annulirostris. Beltana Road collected 187, including 105 Culex annulirostris. Koala Beach yielded a catch of 116 mosquitoes and included 23 Culex annulirostris.

8/Apr/13: There was one isolate of Edge Hill virus from Aedes vigilax trapped at Beltana on 25/Mar/13.

3/Apr/13: Piggabeen Road had a 'medium' catch of 54 mosquitoes, with 24 Culex annulirostris. Beltana Road collected a 'high' yield (238) and included 115 Culex annulirostris. Koala Beach trapped 'high' numbers (107), which was dominated by 28 Culex annulirostris.

25/Mar/13: 'High' mosquito numbers continue from all sites. Piggabeen Road trapped 730, with 291 Aedes procax. Beltana Road collected 305, including 74 Culex annulirostris. Koala Beach yielded a catch of 121 mosquitoes and included 30 Culex annulirostris.

18/Mar/13: All sites had 'high' mosquito numbers this week. Piggabeen Road trapped 119, with 31 Culex annulirostris. Beltana Road collected 414, including 138 Culex annulirostris. Koala Beach yielded a catch of 180 mosquitoes and included 70 Aedes procax.

11/Mar/13: All sites had 'high' mosquito numbers this week. Piggabeen Road trapped 172, with 57 Aedes funerea. Beltana Road collected 463, including 228 Culex annulirostris. Koala Beach yielded a catch of 171 mosquitoes and included 62 Aedes sp. 51.

5/Mar/13: Piggabeen Road had a 'high' catch of 171 mosquitoes, with 75 Aedes funerea. Beltana Road collected a 'medium' yield (100) and included 25 Culex annulirostris. Koala Beach trapped 'high' numbers (378), which was dominated by 259 Aedes sp. 51.

26/Feb13: Beltana Road collected a 'high' yield (466) and included 174 Verrallina funerea. Koala Beach trapped 'high' numbers (902), which was dominated by 677 Aedes sp. 51.

19/Feb13: Piggabeen Road yielded a 'high' collection of 207 mosquitoes and included 143 Verrallina funerea.

12/Feb13: Piggabeen Road yielded a 'high' collection of 338 mosquitoes and included 146 Verrallina funerea. Beltana Road collected a 'high' yield (916) and included 340 Culex sitiens. Koala Beach trapped 'high' numbers (204), which was dominated by 160Aedes sp. 51.

5/Feb13: Piggabeen Road yielded a 'high' collection of 455 mosquitoes and included 226 Verrallina funerea. Beltana Road collected a 'high' yield (739) and included 278 Verrallina funerea. Koala Beach trapped 'high' numbers (124), which was dominated by 97 Aedes sp. 51.

25/Jan/13: All sites collected at least 'high' mosquito numbers. Piggabeen Road trapped 207 mosquitoes , with 143 Aedes funerea. Beltana Road collected 466, with 146 Culex sitiens. Koala Breach trapped 'very high' numbers collecting 1,614 mosquitoes, with 1,279 Aedes sp. 51.

12/Jan/13: Piggabeen Road trapped 388 and included 146 Aedes funerea. Beltana Road collected 916, with 198 Aedes vigilax. All sites again produced 'high' mosquito catches. Koala Breach trapped 204 mosquitoes, with 160 Aedes sp. 51.

6/Jan/13: All sites produced 'high' mosquito catches. Piggabeen Road trapped 455 and included 226 Aedes funerea. Beltana Road collected 739, with 295 Culex sitiens. Koala Breach trapped 124 mosquitoes, with 97 Aedes sp. 51.

22/Jan/13: Piggabeen Road yielded a 'high' catch of 305 mosquitoes, with 111 Aedes vigilax. Beltana Road produced a 'high' catch of 781, with 401 Culex sitiens. Koala Beach produced a 'low' catch.

15/Jan/13: Piggabeen Road yielded a 'high' catch of 285 mosquitoes, with 78 Aedes vigilax. Beltana Road produced a 'very high' catch of 1,100, with 1,046 Culex sitiens. Koala Beach produced a 'low' catch.

9/Jan/13: Piggabeen Road yielded a 'high' catch of 178 mosquitoes, with 48 Aedes vigilax. Beltana Road produced a 'high' catch of 157, with 106 Culex sitiens. Koala Beach produced a 'low' catch.

17/Dec/12: Piggabeen Road yielded a 'high' catch of 271 mosquitoes, dominated by 107 Verrallina funerea. Beltana Road produced a 'high' catch of 486, with 425 Culex sitiens. Koala Beach produced a 'low' catch.

12/Dec/12: Piggabeen Road yielded a 'medium' catch of 52 mosquitoes, dominated by 34 Culex sitiens. Beltana Road produced a 'medium' catch of 57, with 44 Culex sitiens. Koala Beach produced a 'low' catch.

3/Dec/12: Piggabeen Road yielded a 'high' catch of 103 mosquitoes, dominated by 53 Culex sitiens. Beltana Road produced a 'medium' catch of 58, with 50 Culex sitiens. Koala Beach produced a 'low' catch.

27/Nov/11: Mosquito numbers were 'low'.

13/Nov/11:Mosquito numbers were 'low'.

29/Oct/12: Mosquito numbers were 'low'.

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