NSW Arbovirus Surveillance & Vector Monitoring Program
Tweed Heads 2013-2014
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".

5/May/2014: Mosquito numbers were 'low' from all sites.

29/Apr/2014: Piggabeen Road produced a 'high' catch of 276 and included 208 Culex sitiens. Beltana also had a 'high' collection yielding 314 mosquitoes including 88 Aedes vigilax. Koala Beach produced a 'medium' catch of 95, with 23 Aedes vigilax.

15/Apr/2014: Piggabeen Road produced a 'high' catch of 319 and included 100 Aedes vigilax. Beltana also had a 'high' collection yielding 169 mosquitoes including 122 Aedes vigilax. Koala Beach produced a 'low' catch.

8/Apr/2014: All sites yielded 'medium' collections. Piggabeen trapped 68 mosquitoes, with 24 Aedes vigilax. Beltana yielded 55 and included 43 Aedes vigilax, while Koala Beach yielded 80 mosquitoes and included 35 Aedes vigilax.

1/Apr/2014: Beltana Drive produced a 'medium' catch, trapping 63 mosquitoes, with 31 Aedes vigilax. Piggabeen Road also yielded a 'medium' catch, collecting 63 mosquitoes including 45 Culex sitiens. Koala Beach had 'low' numbers.

25/Mar/2014: Beltana Drive produced a 'medium' catch, trapping 73 mosquitoes, with 34 Aedes vigilax. Koala Beach produced a 'medium' collection of 68, with 36 Aedes vigilax. Piggabeen Road yielded 'low' numbers.

21/Mar/2014: There was one Ross River viral detection via the FTA cards from mosquitoes trapped at Piggabeen on 17/Mar/14.

17Mar/2014: Beltana Drive produced a 'high' catch, trapping 204 mosquitoes, with 174 Aedes vigilax. Koala Beach produced a 'medium' collection of 59, with 32 Aedes vigilax. Piggabeen Road yielded 'low' numbers.

10/Mar/2014: Beltana Drive produced a 'high' catch, trapping 481 mosquitoes, with 442 Aedes vigilax. Both other sites produced 'low' catches.

7/Mar/2014: There was one detection of Ross River virus via FTA card from mosquitoes collected from Beltana Drive on 5/March/2014.

5/Mar/2014: Beltana Drive produced a 'very high' catch, trapping 1,105 mosquitoes, with 962 Aedes vigilax. Both other sites produced 'low' catches.

25/Feb/2014: Beltana Drive produced a 'high' catch, trapping 653 mosquitoes, with 538 Aedes vigilax. Koala Beach produced a 'medium' collection of 69, with 60 Aedes vigilax. Piggabeen Road also yielded a 'medium' catch, collecting 54 mosquitoes including 51 Aedes vigilax.

18/Feb/2014: Beltana Drive produced a 'high' catch, trapping 236 mosquitoes, with 147 Aedes vigilax. Koala Beach produced a 'high' collection of 157, with 125 Aedes vigilax. Piggabeen Road yielded 'low' numbers.

10/Feb/2014: Beltana Drive produced a 'high' catch, trapping 131 mosquitoes, with 108 Aedes vigilax. Koala Beach produced a 'medium' collection of 67, with 31 Aedes vigilax. Piggabeen Road yielded 'low' numbers.

5/Feb/2014: Beltana Drive produced a 'high' catch, trapping 125 mosquitoes, with 83 Culex sitiens. Both other sites produced 'low' catches.

29/Jan/2014: Beltana Drive produced a 'high' catch, trapping 193 mosquitoes, with 72 Aedes vigilax. Both other sites produced 'low' catches.

22/Jan/2014: Beltana Drive produced a 'high' catch, trapping 323 mosquitoes, with 129 Aedes vigilax. Koala Beach produced a 'medium' collection of 62, with 49 Aedes vigilax. Piggabeen Road yielded 'low' numbers.

14/Jan/2014: Piggabeen Road yielded a 'medium' catch of 90 mosquitoes, with 28 Aedes vigilax. Beltana Drive produced a 'high' catch, trapping 330 mosquitoes, with 227 Aedes vigilax.

7/Jan/2014: Beltana Drive produced a 'medium' catch, trapping 68 mosquitoes, with 34 Aedes vigilax. The other two sites yielded 'low' numbers.

16/Dec/2013: Beltana Drive produced a 'high' catch, trapping 138 mosquitoes, with 86 Aedes vigilax. The other two sites yielded 'low' numbers.

10/Dec/2013: Piggabeen Road yielded a 'high' catch of 245 mosquitoes, with 181 Aedes vigilax. Beltana Drive also produced a 'high' catch, trapping 314 mosquitoes, with 256 Aedes vigilax. Koala Beach produced a 'low' collection.

3/Dec/2013: Piggabeen Road yielded a 'high' catch of 239 mosquitoes, with 178 Culex sitiens. Beltana Drive produced a 'medium' catch, trapping 61 mosquitoes, with 44 Culex sitiens. Koala Beach produced a 'low' collection.

26/Nov/2013: Piggabeen Road yielded a 'medium' catch of 96 mosquitoes, with 49 Culex sitiens. Beltana Drive also produced a 'medium' catch, trapping 86 mosquitoes, with 44 Culex sitiens. Koala Beach produced a 'low' collection.

19/Nov/2013: Piggabeen Road yielded a 'high' catch of 138 mosquitoes, with 121 Aedes vigilax. Beltana Drive also produced a 'high' catch, trapping 314 mosquitoes, with 256 Aedes vigilax. Koala Beach produced a 'low' collection.

11/Nov/2013: Piggabeen Road yielded a 'medium' catch of 54 mosquitoes, with 47 Culex sitiens. Beltana Drive also produced a 'medium' catch, trapping 68 mosquitoes, with 52 Culex sitiens. Koala Beach produced a 'low' collection.

6/Nov/2013: Beltana Drive produced a 'medium' catch, trapping 77 mosquitoes, with 43 Culex sitiens. Both other sites produced 'low' catches.

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