NSW Arbovirus Surveillance & Vector Monitoring Program
Byron Bay 2012-2013
Mosquito/Virus Results

Nearby Location

Tweed Heads

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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". 

16/Apr/13: There was one isolate of Ross River virus from Culex annulirostris trapped at Wiree Drive on 8/Apr/13.

4/Apr/13: There were two isolates of Stratford virus from Aedes procax trapped at Wiree Drive on 8/Apr/13.

11/Mar/2013: 'Medium' mosquito numbers were trapped this week at all sites. Luan Court yielded a catch of 64, with 21 Aedes notoscriptus. Wirree Drive yielded 81 mosquitoes and included 36 Aedes notoscriptus.

4/Mar/2013: All sites collected 'high' mosquito numbers. Luan Court yielded a catch of 107, with 62 Aedes notoscriptus. Hardy Ave, Ocean Shores collected 321, with 154 Aedes notoscriptus. Wirree Drive yielded 130 mosquitoes and included 83 Aedes notoscriptus.

25/Feb/2013: Hardy Ave, Ocean Shores had a 'high' collection of 313 mosquitoes, with 132 Aedes procax. Wirree Drive also yielded a 'high' catch of 434, predominated by 172 Aedes procax.

18/Feb/2013: Hardy Ave, Ocean Shores had a 'high' collection of 128 mosquitoes, with 43 Aedes procax. Luan Court yielded a 'low' catch. Wirree Drive yielded a 'high' catch of 130, predominated by Aedes procax.

11/Feb/2013: Wirree Drive trapped 'high' mosquito numbers with a total of 223, including 126 Aedes procax. Both other sites trapped 'low' numbers.

4/Feb/2013: Hardy Ave, Ocean Shores had a 'high' collection of 153 mosquitoes, with 99 Aedes notoscriptus. Wirree Drive, Ocean Shores produced a 'medium' catch of 59, with 34 Aedes notoscriptus. Luan Court yielded a 'low' catch.

7/Jan/2013: Both sites yielded 'low' mosquito catches.

17/Dec/2012: Both sites yielded 'low' mosquito catches.

10/Dec/2012: Ocean Shores had a 'high' collection of 123 mosquitoes, with 64 Aedes notoscriptus. Luan Court yielded a 'low' catch.

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