NSW Arbovirus Surveillance & Vector Monitoring Program
Sydney Olympic Park 2014-2015
Mosquito/Virus Results

Nearby Locations

Georges River

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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: Haslams Creek produced a 'medium' catch of 71 and included 35 Aedes vigilax. Mosquito numbers were 'low' at the other sites.

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

14/Apr/2015: Nurrawang yielded a 'low' catch. Haslams Creek produced a 'high' catch of 107 and included 29 Culex annulirostris. Newington Nature Reserve had a 'medium' catch trapping 77 mosquitoes, with 25 Culex annulirostris.

7/Apr/2015: Nurrawang yielded a 'medium' catch of 80, with 52 Culex sitiens. Haslams Creek produced a 'low' catch. Newington Nature Reserve had a 'medium' catch trapping 64 mosquitoes, with 22 Aedes vigilax.

30/Mar/2015: Nurrawang yielded a 'low' catch. Haslams Creek produced a 'high' catch of 212 and included 123 Culex annulirostris. Newington Nature Reserve had a 'high' catch trapping 463 mosquitoes, with 274 Culex annulirostris.

25/Mar/2015: Nurrawang yielded a 'medium' catch of 86, with 65 Culex annulirostris. Haslams Creek produced a 'medium' catch of 96 and included 67 Culex annulirostris. Newington Nature Reserve had a 'high' catch trapping 339 mosquitoes, with 175 Culex annulirostris.

18/Mar/2015: There was one detection of Ross River virus via the FTA cards from yesterdays collection at Nurrawang Wetlands.

17/Mar/2015: Nurrawang yielded a 'high' catch of 103, with 24 Culex annulirostris. Haslams Creek produced a 'low' catch. Newington Nature Reserve had a 'high' catch trapping 124 mosquitoes, with 55 Aedes vigilax.

11/Mar/2015: There were two detections of Ross River virus via the FTA cards from this weeks mosquito collections, which included one Ross River each from Haslam's Creek and Newington Nature Reserve.

10/Mar/2015: Nurrawang yielded a 'high' catch of 168, with 73 Culex annulirostris. Haslams Creek produced a 'medium' catch of 86 and included 27 Culex annulirostris. Newington Nature Reserve had a 'high' catch trapping 100 mosquitoes, with 37 Culex annulirostris.

3/Mar/2015: There was one isolate of Edge Hill virus from Aedes vigilax trapped on 9/Feb/2015 from Haslam's Creek.

3/Mar/2015: Nurrawang yielded a 'medium' catch of 74, with 24 Culex sitiens. Haslams Creek produced a 'high' catch of 124 and included 50 Aedes vigilax. Newington Nature Reserve had a 'high' catch trapping 294 mosquitoes, with 193 Aedes vigilax.

25/Feb/2015: There was a detection of Ross River virus from the honey-baited FTA cards set at Newington Nature Reserve on 25/Feb/15.

25/Feb/2015: Haslams Creek produced a 'low' catch. Newington Nature Reserve had a 'high' catch trapping 161 mosquitoes, with 71 Culex sitiens. Nurrawang yielded a 'high' catch of 300, with 214 Culex sitiens.

17/Feb/2015: Haslams Creek produced a 'high' catch of 822 and included 429 Aedes vigilax. Newington Nature Reserve had a 'high' catch trapping 488 mosquitoes, with 211 Aedes vigilax. Nurrawang yielded a 'medium' catch of 82, with 46 Culex sitiens.

10/Feb/2015: All sites produced 'high' mosquito numbers. Narrawang collected a total of 293, with 135 Culex sitiens. Haslams Creek yielded 687, dominated by 466 Aedes vigilax. Newington Nature Reserve trapped 519 mosquitoes, with 252 Aedes vigilax.

3/Feb/2015: Haslams Creek produced a 'high' catch of 172 and included 67 Aedes vigilax. Nurrawang yielded a 'medium' catch of 63, with 27 Culex annulirostris. Newington Nature Reserve had a 'medium' catch 87 mosquitoes, with 63 Aedes vigilax.

27/Jan/2015: Haslams Creek produced a 'high' catch of 388 and included 246 Culex annulirostris. Nurrawang yielded a 'medium' catch of 71, with 55 Culex annulirostris. Newington Nature Reserve had a 'high' catch trapping 245 mosquitoes, with 128 Culex annulirostris.

21/Jan/2015: All sites produced 'high' mosquito numbers. Haslams Creek trapped 985 mosquitoes, wiht 393 Aedes vigilax. Nurrawang yielded a total of 367, with 162 Culex sitiens. Newington Nature Reserve produced a collection of 273 mosquitoes, dominated by 106 Aedes vigilax.

13/Jan/2015: Haslams Creek produced a 'high' catch of 374 and included 170 Aedes vigilax. Nurrawang yielded a 'medium' catch of 72, with 30 Aedes vigilax. Newington Nature Reserve had a 'high' catch trapping 573 mosquitoes, with 376 Aedes vigilax.

6/Jan/2015: Mosquito numbers were up this week following the high tides in December with 'high' numbers from all sites. Haslams Creek trapped a total of 681, with 481 Aedes vigilax, while Nurrawang collected 253 mosquitoes and included 103 Aedes vigilax. Newington Nature Reserve yielded 884, with 731 Aedes vigilax.

30/Dec/2014: Mosquito numbers continue to be 'high' at both sites, although were lower in number than the previous week. Haslams Creek trapped a total of 344, with 117 Aedes vigilax, while Nurrawang collected 162 mosquitoes and included 49 Aedes vigilax. Newington Nature Reserve yielded 377, with 199 Aedes vigilax.

24/Dec/2014: Mosquito numbers 'high' at all three sites. Haslams Creek trapped a total of 526, with 381 Aedes vigilax, while Nurrawang collected 348 mosquitoes and included 220 Aedes vigilax. Newington Nature Reserve yielded 537, with 447 Aedes vigilax.

16/Dec/2014: Mosquito numbers were again 'high' at both sites. Haslams Creek trapped a total of 201, with 77 Aedes vigilax, while Nurrawang collected 139 mosquitoes and included 54 Aedes vigilax. The new site of Newington Nature Reserve also had a 'high' catch trapping 188 mosquitoes, with 97 Aedes vigilax.

9/Dec/2014: Mosquito numbers continue to be 'high' at both sites, although were lower in number than the previous week. Haslams Creek trapped a total of 363, with 243 Aedes vigilax, while Nurrawang collected 181 mosquitoes and included 75 Aedes vigilax.

3/Dec/2014: Mosquito numbers were 'high' at both sites. Haslams Creek trapped a total of 829, with 675 Aedes vigilax, while Nurrawang collected 131 mosquitoes and included 55 Aedes vigilax.

25/Nov/2014: Haslams Creek produced a 'very high' catch of 1,419 mosquitoes and included 1,356 Aedes vigilax. Nurrawang yielded a 'high' catch of 548, with 471 Aedes vigilax.

18/Nov/2014: Haslams Creek produced a 'high' catch of 121 and included 41 Aedes vigilax. Nurrawang yielded a 'medium' catch of 90, with 33 Culex annulirostris.

11/Nov/2014: Haslams Creek produced a 'high' catch of 202 and included 92 Aedes vigilax. Nurrawang yielded a 'medium' catch of 92, with 39 Culex australicus.

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