NSW Arbovirus Surveillance & Vector Monitoring Program
Penrith 2004-2005
Mosquito/Virus Results

Nearby Locations

Hawkesbury Blue Mountains Parramatta

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News & Comments

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".

9/Mar/2005: Both the STP and ADI site trapped 'medium' numbers. The STP trapped 61 mosquitoes, with 20 Anopheles annulipes. The ADI collected 80, with 24 Mansonia uniformis. The Werrington site trapped 'low' numbers.

1/Mar/2005: All sites trapped 'low' mosquito numbers.

15/Feb/2005: The STP trapped 'medium' numbers (55), with 29 Ochlerotatus notoscriptus. The other sites produced 'low' numbers.

8/Feb/2005: There were two trap failures this week; at the STW and the Werrington site. The ADI trapped 'low' mosquito numbers.

1/Feb/2005: The ADI trapped 'high' numbers (130), including 73 Ochlerotatus normanensis. The STP yielded a 'medoium' collection of 55 mosquitoes, dominated by 23 Ochlerotatus alternans. Werrington trapped 'low' numbers.

11/Jan/2005: All sites trapped 'low' mosquito numbers.

8/Dec/2004: All sites trapped 'low' mosquito numbers.

30/Nov/2004: All sites trapped 'low' mosquito numbers.

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