NSW Arbovirus Surveillance & Vector Monitoring Program
Hawkesbury 2015-2016
Mosquito/Virus Results

Nearby Locations

Penrith Blacktown

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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: Wheeney Creek had a 'medium' catch of 52, with 45 Culex annulirostris. All other sites had 'low' numbers.

22/Mar/2016: Mosquito numbers were 'low'.

9/Mar/2016: McGraths Hill had 'medium' numbers (86), with 38 Culex annulirostris. All other sites had 'low' numbers.

1/Mar/2016: Wheeney Creek had a 'high' catch of 110, with 42 Aedes procax. McGraths Hill had 'medium' numbers (89), with 54 Culex quinquefasciatus. All other sites had 'low' numbers.

23/Feb/2016: Wheeney Creek had a 'high' catch of 322, with 110 Culex annulirostris. McGraths Hill also had 'high' numbers (127), with 78 Culex quinquefasciatus. All other sites had 'low' numbers.

16/Feb/2016: Wheeney Creek had a 'high' catch of 239, with 123 Aedes Marks no.51 (a close relative of Aedes procax). All other sites had 'low' numbers.

9/Feb/2016: Wheeney Creek had a 'high' catch of 232, with 135 Aedes Marks no.51 (a close relative of Aedes procax). McGraths Hill also produced a 'high' collection (257), with 135 Culex quinquefasciatus. All other sites had 'low' numbers.

2/Feb/2016: Wheeney Creek had a 'high' catch of 157, although being wet from the heavy rains made them impossible to identify. McGraths Hill also had 'high' numbers (283), the majority being Culex quinquefasciatus. All other sites had 'low' numbers.

19/Jan/2016: Wheeney Creek had a 'high' catch of 219 and included 205 Aedes Marks no.51 (a close relative of Aedes procax). McGraths Hill also had 'high' numbers, however the mosquitoes were too badly damaged for species identification.

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