NSW Arbovirus Surveillance & Vector Monitoring Program
Georges River 2015-2016
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".

29/Mar/2016: There was a big jump in mosquito numbers this week. Alfords Point yielded a 'high' catch of 427, with 382 Aedes vigilax. Picnic Point had a 'high' collection of 101 mosquitoes, which included 93 Aedes vigilax. All other sites had 'low' numbers.

21/Mar/2016: Mosquito numbers were 'low' at all sites.

16/Mar/2016: Alfords Point produced a 'high' catch of 103, dominated by 57 Culex annulirostris. Picnic Point had a 'high' collection of 124 mosquitoes, which included 45 Culex annulirostris. All other sites had 'low' numbers.

7/Mar/2016: Alfords Point produced a 'medium' catch of 61, dominated by 38 Aedes vigilax. Picnic Point had a 'high' collection of 129 mosquitoes, which included 52 Aedes vigilax. All other sites had 'low' numbers.

29/Feb/2016: Mosquito numbers were 'low' at all sites.

15/Feb/2016: Alfords Point produced a 'high' catch of 384, dominated by 249 Aedes vigilax. Picnic Point had a 'high' collection of 412 mosquitoes, which included 219 Aedes vigilax. Illawong produced a 'medium' catch of 77 and included 30 Aedes notoscriptus. Lugarno had 'low' numbers.

10/Feb/2016: Alfords Point produced a 'high' catch of 379, dominated by 296 Aedes vigilax. Picnic Point had a 'high' collection of 101 mosquitoes, which included 67 Aedes vigilax. Illawong produced a 'medium' catch of 58 and included 27 Aedes notoscriptus. Lugarno had 'low' numbers.

3/Feb/2016: Alfords Point produced a 'high' catch of 372, dominated by 270 Aedes vigilax. Picnic Point had a 'high' collection of 202 mosquitoes, which included 82 Aedes vigilax. Illawong produced a 'medium' catch of 82 and included 49 Aedes notoscriptus. Lugarno had 'low' numbers.

21/Jan/2016: Alfords Point produced a 'high' catch of 247, dominated by 205 Aedes vigilax. Picnic Point had a 'high' collection of 107 mosquitoes, which included 29 Aedes vigilax. Illawong produced a 'high' catch of 196 and included 146 Aedes vigilax.

12/Jan/2016: Alfords Point produced a 'high' catch of 220, dominated by 188 Aedes vigilax. Picnic Point had a 'high' collection of 155 mosquitoes, which included 39 Aedes vigilax. Illawong produced a 'high' catch of 112 and included 68 Aedes vigilax. Lugarno had 'low' numbers.

6/Jan/2016: Mosquito numbers were 'low' following the cool, wet weather.

21/Dec/2015: Alfords Point produced a 'high' catch of 199, dominated by 197 Aedes vigilax. Picnic Point had a 'high' collection of 122 mosquitoes, which included 83 Aedes vigilax. Illawong produced a 'medium' catch of 81 and included 71 Aedes vigilax. All other sites had 'low' numbers.

17/Dec/2015: Picnic Point produced a 'high' trap of 145, with 69 Coqullettidia linealis. Alfords Point had a trap failure. All other sites had 'low' numbers.

10/Dec/2015: Alfords Point produced a 'high' catch of 542, dominated by 517 Aedes vigilax. Lugarno had a 'high' collection of 279 mosquitoes, with 216 Aedes notoscriptus. Illawong also had 'high' numbers, yielding a collection of 461, dominated by 362 Aedes vigilax.

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