NSW Arbovirus Surveillance & Vector Monitoring Program
Lake Macquarie 2014-2015
Mosquito/Virus Results

Nearby Locations

Wyong Gosford  

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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: Belmont produced a 'medium' catch of 59, with 24 Aedes procax. The other sites had 'low' numbers.

14/Apr/2015: Mosquito numbers were 'low'.

7/Apr/2015: Dora Creek had 'medium' mosquito numbers (74), with 22 Coquillettidia linealis. Both other sites trapped 'low' numbers.

31/Mar/2015: All sites had 'medium' mosquito numbers this week. Belmont trapped 75, with 22 Culex orbostiensis. Teralba produced a catch of 54 mosquitoes, wtih 20 Aedes vigilax. Dora Creek yielded 64 and included 17 Culex annulirostris.

24/Mar/2015: Belmont produced a 'medium' catch of 83 , with 21 Coquillettidia linealis. Teralba had a 'high' catch, trapping 102 mosquitoes, with 34 Culex sitiens. Dora Creek yielded a 'low' catch.

17/Mar/2015: Teralba had a 'medium' catch, trapping 57 mosquitoes, with 25 Culex sitiens. The other sites had 'low' numbers.

16/Mar/2015: There was one Ross River viral detection via the FTA cards from the mosquitoes trapped on 10/Mar/2015 at Dora Creek.

10/Mar/2015: Belmont produced a 'medium' catch of 74, with 63 Aedes multiplex. Teralba also had a 'medium' catch, trapping 56 mosquitoes, with 32 Culex sitiens. Dora Creek yielded a 'low' catch.

3/Mar/2015: Belmont produced a 'high' catch of 186, with 103 Aedes multiplex. Teralba also had a 'high' catch, trapping 125 mosquitoes, with 75 Culex sitiens. Dora Creek yielded a 'medium' catch of 76, with 24 Aedes multiplex.

24/Feb/2015: Belmont produced a 'high' catch of 146, with 102 Aedes multiplex. Both other sites trapped 'low' numbers.

20/Feb/2015: There was one detection of Barmah Forest virus via the FTA cards from the mosquitoes trapped on 17/Feb/2015 from Dora Creek.

17/Feb/2015: Belmont produced a 'medium' catch of 65, with 40 Aedes multiplex. Dora Creek aslo had a 'medium' collection with 77 mosquitoes, including 24 Aedes notoscriptus. Teralba numbers were 'low'.

16/Feb/2015: There was one detection of Barmah Forest virus via the FTA cards from the mosquitoes trapped on 10/Feb/2015 from Belmont.

10/Feb/2015: Belmont produced a 'medium' catch of 88, with 62 Aedes multiplex. Teralba aslo had a 'medium' collection with 74 mosquitoes, including 30 Culex sitiens. Dora Creek was 'low'.

3/Feb/2015: Mosquito numbers were 'low'.

23/Jan/2015: There was one detection of Barmah Forest virus via the FTA cards from the mosquitoes trapped on 19/Jan/2015 from Teralba.

20/Jan/2015: Mosquito numbers were 'low'.

14/Jan/2015: Mosquito numbers were 'low'.

7/Jan/2015: Mosquito numbers were 'low'.

17/Dec/2014: Mosquito numbers were 'low'.

10/Dec/2014: Mosquito numbers were 'low'.

3/Dec/2014: Mosquito numbers were 'low'.

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