NSW Arbovirus Surveillance & Vector Monitoring Program
Georges River 2014-2015
Mosquito/Virus Results

Nearby Locations

Sydney Olympic Park 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".

28/Apr/2015: Lugarno yielded a 'medium' collection of 83 mosquitoes, including 82 Aedes notoscriptus. All other sites yielded 'low' numbers.

24/Apr/2015: Lugarno yielded a 'medium' collection of 68 mosquitoes, including 63 Aedes notoscriptus. All other sites yielded 'low' numbers.

14/Apr/2015: Lugarno yielded a 'medium' collection of 69 mosquitoes, including 51 Aedes notoscriptus. All other sites yielded 'low' numbers.

7/Apr/2015: Alfords Point yielded a 'medium' collection of 52 mosquitoes, including 39 Aedes vigilax. All other sites yielded 'low' numbers.

1/Apr/2015: There was one Ross River viral detections via the FTA cards from yesterday's mosquito collection at Picnic Point.

31/Mar/2015: Alfords Point yielded a 'medium' collection of 80 mosquitoes, including 41 Culex annulirostris. Illawong produced a 'medium' collection of 60 mosquitoes, including 42 Culex annulirostris. Picnic Point had a 'medium' collection of 84, with 26 Culex annulirostris. Lugarno yielded 'low' numbers.

24/Mar/2015: Alfords Point yielded a 'medium' collection of 96 mosquitoes, including 47 Aedes vigilax. Illawong produced a 'medium' collection of 93 mosquitoes, including 84 Culex annulirostris. Picnic Point had a 'high' collection of 138, with 66 Culex annulirostris. Lugarno yielded 'low' numbers.

18/Mar/2015: There were three Ross River viral detections via the FTA cards from yesterday's mosquito collections, including one detection each from Alfords Point, Lugarno and Illawong.

17/Mar/2015: Alfords Point yielded a 'medium' collection of 79 mosquitoes, including 50 Aedes vigilax. All other sites had 'low' numbers.

13/Mar/2015: There was one isolate of Edge Hill virus from Aedes procax trapped at Lugarno on 3/Mar/2015.

11/Mar/2015: There were two Ross River viral detections via the FTA cards from yesterday's mosquito collections, including one detection each from Lugarno and Picnic Point. There was also an isolate of Edge Hill virus from Aedes multiplex trapped at Picnic Point on 24/Feb/2015.

10/Mar/2015: Alfords Point yielded a 'high' collection of 481 mosquitoes, including 343 Aedes vigilax. Lugarno also produced 'high' mosquito numbers trapping a total of 112, with 76 Culex annulirostris. Illawong yielded a 'medium' catch of 85 and included 39 Culex annulirostris. Picnic Point had a 'high' collection of 442, with 287 Culex annulirostris.

6/Mar/2015: There was one isolate of Barmah Forest virus from Aedes vigilax trapped at Alfords Point on 17/Feb/2015.

3/Mar/2015: Alfords Point yielded a 'high' collection of 376 mosquitoes, including 206 Aedes vigilax. Lugarno produced 'medium' mosquito numbers trapping a total of 56, with 28 Aedes notoscriptus. Illawong yielded a 'low' catch. Picnic Point had a 'medium' collection of 64, with 24 Culex annulirostris.

23/Feb/2015: Alfords Point yielded a 'high' collection of 361 mosquitoes, including 292 Aedes vigilax. Lugarno produced 'medium' mosquito numbers trapping a total of 51, with 37 Aedes notoscriptus. Illawong yielded a 'low' catch. Picnic Point had a 'high' collection of 120, with 51 Aedes vigilax.

19/Feb/2015: There was one detection of Ross River virus from mosquitoes trapped at Picnic Point on 17/Feb/2015.

17/Feb/2015: Alfords Point yielded a 'high' collection of 942 mosquitoes, including 814 Aedes vigilax. Lugarno produced 'medium' mosquito numbers trapping a total of 61, with 40 Aedes notoscriptus. Illawong yielded a 'medium' catch of 60, including 19 Aedes vigilax. Picnic Point had a 'high' collection of 189, with 90 Aedes vigilax.

13/Feb/2015: There was one detection of Ross River virus from mosquitoes trapped at Alfords Point on 11/Feb/2015.

11/Feb/2015: Alfords Point yielded a 'high' collection of 760 mosquitoes, including 728 Aedes vigilax. Lugarno produced 'medium' mosquito numbers trapping a total of 58, with 41 Aedes notoscriptus. Illawong yielded a 'medium' catch of 67, including 34 Aedes vigilax. Picnic Point had a 'high' collection of 615, with 469 Aedes vigilax.

3/Feb/2015: Alfords Point yielded a 'high' collection of 484 mosquitoes, including 457 Aedes vigilax. Lugarno produced 'medium' mosquito numbers trapping a total of 64, with 49 Aedes notoscriptus. Illawong yielded a 'low' catches. Picnic Point had a 'medium' collection of 90, with 73 Aedes vigilax.

28/Jan/2015: Alfords Point yielded a 'high' collection of 353 mosquitoes, including 312 Aedes vigilax. Illawong and Lugarno yielded 'low' catches. Picnic Point had a 'high' collection of 248, with 160 Aedes vigilax.

21/Jan/2015: Alfords Point yielded a 'high' collection of 346 mosquitoes, including 265 Aedes vigilax. Lugarno produced 'high' mosquito numbers trapping a total of 136, with 125 Aedes notoscriptus. Illawong yielded a 'low' catch. Picnic Point had a 'high' collection of 431, with 373 Aedes vigilax.

14/Jan/2015: All sites trapped 'high' mosquito numbers. Alfords Point collected 268 mosquitoes, including 246 Aedes vigilax. Lugarno produced a total of 101, with 82 Aedes notoscriptus. Illawong yielded 231, including 199 Aedes vigilax. Picnic Point had a collection of 430, with 290 Aedes multiplex.

9/Jan/2015: Alfords Point yielded a 'very high' collection of 1,436 mosquitoes, including 1,397 Aedes vigilax. This was the only site trapped this week.

30/Dec/2014: Mosquito collections were down upon the recent week. Alfords Point trapped 'low' mosquito numbers. Illawong yielded a 'medium' catch of 99, including 66 Aedes vigilax. Lugarno produced 'high' mosquito numbers trapping a total of 264 with 181 Aedes notoscriptus.

23/Dec/2014: Mosquito numbers were well up this week with two 'very high' collections. Alfords Point was one of the sites with 'very high' collections with a total of 1,646 mosquitoes, dominated by 1,550 Aedes vigilax. Lugarno produced 'high' mosquito numbers trapping a total of 178, with 127 Aedes notoscriptus. Illawong yielded a 'very high' catch of 1,266, including 976 Aedes notoscriptus. Picnic Point had a 'high' collection of 695, with 537 Aedes vigilax.

17/Dec/2014: Alfords Point yielded a 'high' collection of 342 mosquitoes, including 289 Aedes vigilax. Lugarno produced 'high' mosquito numbers trapping a total of 135, with 125 Aedes notoscriptus. Illawong yielded a 'medium' catch of 59, including 52 Aedes notoscriptus. Picnic Point had a 'medium' collection of 81, with 65 Aedes vigilax.

10/Dec/2014: Alfords Point yielded a 'very high' collection of 1,359 mosquitoes, including 1,288 Aedes vigilax. Lugarno produced 'high' mosquito numbers trapping a total of 125, with 83 Aedes notoscriptus. Illawong yielded a 'medium' catch of 73, including 31 Aedes vigilax. Picnic Point had a 'high' collection of 349, with 258 Aedes vigilax.

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