Central Mass. Mosquito Control Project

SEASON SUMMARY

 

 

Cumulative Surveillance Summary

Target Species

Ae. vex

Cq. per

Cs. mel

Oc. can

Culex

All Species

No. Pools

136

269

355

180

888

3786

Total Specimens

836

10578

2114

852

13980

37274

No. Pools WNV +

0

0

0

0

3*

3*

No. Pools EEE +

0

0

3*

0

0

3*

 

*Pool of WNV+ Culex Species collected in Westborough on 8/4/09

*Pool of WNV+ Culex Species collected in Westford on 8/6/09

*Pool of WNV+ Culex Species collected in Shrewsbury on 9/2/09

*Pool of EEE+ Culiseta melanura collected in Webster on 9/22/09

*Pool of EEE+ Culiseta melanura collected in Leominster on 9/22/09

*Pool of EEE+ Culiseta melanura collected in Webster on 10/9/09

 

Weather Summary (Northborough, MA): This mosquito season was extremely wet. Statewide monthly rainfall averages were as follows: May-4.04” (CMMCP/Northborough 2.71”); June-5.84” (CMMCP/Northborough 4.2”); July-7.80” (CMMCP/Northborough 12.1”); August-4.15” (CMMCP/Northborough 3.75”); September-2.21” (CMMCP/Northborough 2.41”).

 

 

 

CMMCP 2009 Mosquito Summary-

Target Species Δ From Last Predominant Trap Sites

Year’s Final Totals

Aedes vexans

-69.86%

Westborough, Dracut

Coquillettidia perturbans

-32.32%

Leominster, Tewksbury, Westborough

Culiseta melanura

+31.06%

Holliston, Boxborough

Ochlerotatus canadensis

-46.82%

Westborough, Hopkinton, Westford

Culex Species

+13.95%

Auburn, Northborough, Leominster

All Species

-7.240%

Leominster, Westford, Westborough

 

The predominant mosquito species for the 2009 surveillance season was Culex Species (~37.51% of total specimens collected) followed by Coquillettidia perturbans (~28.38% of total specimens collected).

Submitted by Frank Cornine, CMMCP Field Biologist


Central Mass. Mosquito Control Project

Weekly Report- 10/4/09-10/10/09

EPI Week #40

 

 

Cumulative Surveillance Summary

Target Species

Ae. vex

Cq. per

Cs. mel

Oc. can

Culex

All Species

No. Pools

136

269

355

180

888

3786

Total Specimens

836

10578

2114

852

13980

37274

No. Pools WNV +

0

0

0

0

3*

3*

No. Pools EEE +

0

0

3*

0

0

3*

 

*Pool of WNV+ Culex Species collected in Westborough on 8/4/09

*Pool of WNV+ Culex Species collected in Westford on 8/6/09

*Pool of WNV+ Culex Species collected in Shrewsbury on 9/2/09

*Pool of EEE+ Culiseta melanura collected in Webster on 9/22/09

*Pool of EEE+ Culiseta melanura collected in Leominster on 9/22/09

*Pool of EEE+ Culiseta melanura collected in Webster on 10/9/09

 

Weather Summary (Northborough, MA): The weather for this particular week averaged only 56.1F with a recorded high temperature of 73.3F and a recorded low temperature of 39.3F. For this week there was 0.58 inches of rain observed, with October comprising 1.49 inches to date (CMMCP/Northborough). Compared to the previous week, it was approximately .77F cooler on average, and rained about 1.31 inches less. The total statewide rainfall for the month of September was 2.21” (CMMCP/Northborough 2.41”).Scheduled spraying has ended due to low nighttime temperatures, a decrease in service requests and overall lower trap counts.

 

 

 

CMMCP Mosquito Summary-

Target Species Δ From Δ From Predominant Trap Site(s)

Last Week Last Year

Aedes vexans

+100.0%

-99.86%

Berlin

Coquillettidia perturbans

-100.0%

-100.0%

N/A

Culiseta melanura

-51.15%

-40.74%

Fitchburg, Millbury

Ochlerotatus canadensis

-66.67%

-98.50%

Uxbridge

Culex Species

-71.43%

-79.66%

Blackstone, Clinton, Uxbridge

All Species

-67.24%

-94.02%

Blackstone

**Comparisons may not be as significant as they appear due to low overall numbers.

 

Culiseta melanura was the predominant mosquito species for the week.

Submitted by Frank Cornine, CMMCP Field Biologist


 

Central Mass. Mosquito Control Project

Weekly Report- 9/27/09-10/3/09

EPI Week #39

 

 

Cumulative Surveillance Summary

Target Species

Ae. vex

Cq. per

Cs. mel

Oc. can

Culex

All Species

No. Pools

130

269

331

175

876

3670

Total Specimens

820

10578

1981

845

13963

36926

No. Pools WNV +

0

0

0

0

3*

3*

No. Pools EEE +

0

0

2*

0

0

2*

 

*Pool of WNV+ Culex Species collected in Westborough on 8/4/09

*Pool of WNV+ Culex Species collected in Westford on 8/6/09

*Pool of WNV+ Culex Species collected in Shrewsbury on 9/2/09

*Pool of EEE+ Culiseta melanura collected in Webster on 9/22/09

*Pool of EEE+ Culiseta melanura collected in Leominster on 9/22/09

 

Weather Summary (Northborough, MA): The weather for this particular week averaged only 55.33F with a recorded high temperature of 74.9F and a recorded low temperature of 40.2F. For this week there was 1.89 inches of rain observed, with October comprising 0.91 inches (CMMCP/Northborough). Compared to the previous week, it was approximately 5.68F cooler on average, and rained about 1.88 inches more. The total statewide rainfall for the month of September was 2.21” (CMMCP/Northborough 2.41”). Scheduled spraying has ended due to low nighttime temperatures, a decrease in service requests and overall lower trap counts.

 

 

 

CMMCP Mosquito Summary-

Target Species Δ From Δ From Predominant Trap Site(s)

Last Week Last Year

Aedes vexans

-100.0%

-100.0%

N/A

Coquillettidia perturbans

+200.0%

-57.14%

Holliston, Dracut

Culiseta melanura

-30.69%

+351.7%

Westborough, Ashland, Hopkinton

Ochlerotatus canadensis

-71.43%

-14.29%

Boxborough, Hopkinton

Culex Species

-51.72%

-64.41%

Boxborough, Milford

All Species

-21.91%

+87.55%

Westborough, Hopedale

**Comparisons may not be as significant as they appear due to low overall numbers.

 

Culiseta melanura was the predominant mosquito species for the week.

Submitted by Frank Cornine, CMMCP Field Biologist


 

Central Mass. Mosquito Control Project

Weekly Report- 9/20/09-9/26/09

EPI Week #38

 

 

Cumulative Surveillance Summary

Target Species

Ae. vex

Cq. per

Cs. mel

Oc. can

Culex

All Species

No. Pools

126

266

306

171

859

3546

Total Specimens

790

10573

1806

837

13916

36292

No. Pools WNV +

0

0

0

0

3*

3*

No. Pools EEE +

0

0

2*

0

0

2*

 

*Pool of WNV+ Culex Species collected in Westborough on 8/4/09

*Pool of WNV+ Culex Species collected in Westford on 8/6/09

*Pool of WNV+ Culex Species collected in Shrewsbury on 9/2/09

*Pool of EEE+ Culiseta melanura collected in Webster on 9/22/09

*Pool of EEE+ Culiseta melanura collected in Leominster on 9/22/09

 

Weather Summary (Northborough, MA): The weather for this particular week averaged 61.01F with a recorded high temperature of 80.5F and a recorded low temperature of only 36.9F. For this week there was only .1 inches of rain observed, with September comprising 1.43 inches to date (CMMCP/Northborough). Compared to the previous week, it was approximately 1.3F warmer on average, and rained about .4 inches less. The total statewide rainfall for the month of August was 4.15" (CMMCP/Northborough 3.75"). Scheduled spraying has ended due to low nighttime temperatures, a decrease in service requests and overall lower trap counts.

 

 

 

CMMCP Mosquito Summary-

Target Species Δ From Δ From Predominant Trap Site(s)

Last Week Last Year

Aedes vexans

+650.0%

+25.00%

Dracut, Wilmington, Clinton

Coquillettidia perturbans

-85.71%

-93.75%

Uxbridge

Culiseta melanura

+256.6%

+626.9%

Millbury, Webster

Ochlerotatus canadensis

+200.0%

+10.53%

Uxbridge, Millbury, Westborough

Culex Species

-65.48%

-58.77%

Hudson, Auburn

All Species

-17.52%

+54.92%

Millbury

**Comparisons may not be as significant as they appear due to low overall numbers.

 

Culiseta melanura was the predominant mosquito species for the week.

Submitted by Frank Cornine, CMMCP Field Biologist


Central Mass. Mosquito Control Project

Weekly Report- 9/13/09-9/19/09

EPI Week #37

 

 

Cumulative Surveillance Summary

Target Species

Ae. vex

Cq. per

Cs. mel

Oc. can

Culex

All Species

No. Pools

118

265

264

165

817

3319

Total Specimens

765

10572

1548

815

13725

35223

No. Pools WNV +

0

0

0

0

3*

3*

No. Pools EEE +

0

0

0

0

0

0

 

*Pool of WNV+ Culex Species collected in Westborough on 8/4/09

*Pool of WNV+ Culex Species collected in Westford on 8/6/09

*Pool of WNV+ Culex Species collected in Shrewsbury on 9/2/09

 

Weather Summary (Northborough, MA): The weather for this particular week averaged 59.71F with a recorded high temperature of 79.2F and a recorded low temperature of only 43.3F. For this week there was only .5 inches of rain observed, with September comprising 1.33 inches to date (CMMCP/Northborough). Compared to the previous week, it was approximately .2F warmer on average, and rained about .31 inches less. The total statewide rainfall for the month of August was 4.15" (CMMCP/Northborough 3.75"). Scheduled spraying has ended due to low nighttime temperatures, a decrease in service requests and overall lower trap counts.

 

 

 

CMMCP Mosquito Summary-

Target Species Δ From Δ From Predominant Trap Site(s)

Last Week Last Year

Aedes vexans

-90.00%

-93.94%

Westborough

Coquillettidia perturbans

-30.00%

-78.13%

Holliston

Culiseta melanura

+140.9%

-47.52%

Hopkinton, Holliston

Ochlerotatus canadensis

-66.67%

-58.82%

Hopkinton, Stow

Culex Species

+133.3%

-29.81%

Northborough, Hudson

All Species

+86.86%

-5.720%

Hudson, Northborough, Ashland

 

The predominant mosquito for the week was Culex Species.

Submitted by Frank Cornine, CMMCP Field Biologist – 23-Sep-09


 

Central Mass. Mosquito Control Project

Weekly Report- 9/6/09-9/12/09

EPI Week #36

 

 

Cumulative Surveillance Summary

Target Species

Ae. vex

Cq. per

Cs. mel

Oc. can

Culex

All Species

No. Pools

112

259

245

161

786

3116

Total Specimens

729

10565

1470

807

13433

34153

No. Pools WNV +

0

0

0

0

3*

3*

No. Pools EEE +

0

0

0

0

0

0

 

*Pool of WNV+ Culex Species collected in Westborough on 8/4/09

*Pool of WNV+ Culex Species collected in Westford on 8/6/09

*Pool of WNV+ Culex Species collected in Shrewsbury on 9/2/09

 

Weather Summary (Northborough, MA): The weather for this particular week averaged 59.51F with a recorded high temperature of 77.6F and a recorded low temperature of only 44.5F. For this week there was only .81 inches of rain observed, with September comprising .83 inches to date (CMMCP/Northborough). Compared to the previous week, it was approximately 5.06F cooler on average, and rained about .78 inches more. The total statewide rainfall for the month of August was 4.15" (CMMCP/Northborough 3.75"). Scheduled spraying has ended due to low nighttime temperatures, a decrease in service requests and overall lower trap counts.

 

 

CMMCP Mosquito Summary-

Target Species Δ From Δ From Predominant Trap Site(s)

Last Week Last Year

Aedes vexans

+81.82%

-20.00%

Shrewsbury

Coquillettidia perturbans

-23.08%

-76.19%

Westford

Culiseta melanura

-51.11%

-33.33%

Westborough, Westford

Ochlerotatus canadensis

+320.0%

+23.53%

Northbridge

Culex Species

-73.98%

-42.55%

Stow

All Species

-58.64%

-6.280%

Stow, Northbridge

 

The predominant mosquito for the week was Culex Species.

Submitted by Frank Cornine, CMMCP Field Biologist – 16-Sep-09


 

Central Mass. Mosquito Control Project

Weekly Report- 8/30/09-9/5/09

EPI Week #35

 

 

Cumulative Surveillance Summary

Target Species

Ae. vex

Cq. per

Cs. mel

Oc. can

Culex

All Species

No. Pools

101

253

229

157

740

2925

Total Specimens

696

10553

1435

784

13066

33169

No. Pools WNV +

0

0

0

0

2*

2*

No. Pools EEE +

0

0

0

0

0

0

 

*Pool of WNV+ Culex Species collected in Westborough on 8/4/09

*Pool of WNV+ Culex Species collected in Westford on 8/6/09

 

Weather Summary (Northborough, MA): The weather for this particular week averaged 64.57F with a recorded high temperature of 84F and a recorded low temperature of only 46F. For this week there was only .03 inches of rain observed, with September comprising .02 inches to date (CMMCP/Northborough). Compared to the previous week, it was approximately 4.66F cooler on average, and rained about 2.06 inches less. The total statewide rainfall for the month of August was 4.15" (CMMCP/Northborough 3.75"). Requests for spraying totaled 189 this week, 22% below the 6 year average of 230 for EPI week #35. This is a 235% decrease from EPI week #34. For the year we have received 96% more requests; 13,614 requests to date compared to the 6 year average of 6,926.

 

 

CMMCP Mosquito Summary-

Target Species Δ From Δ From Predominant Trap Site(s)

Last Week Last Year

Aedes vexans

-75.00%

-67.65%

Northborough

Coquillettidia perturbans

-91.88%

-80.30%

Boxborough, Hopkinton, Littleton

Culiseta melanura

-25.00%

+275.0%

Holliston, Westborough, Acton

Ochlerotatus canadensis

-66.67%

-70.59%

Hopkinton

Culex Species

-18.95%

-18.47%

Shrewsbury, Northborough

All Species

-26.95%

+9.580%

Shrewsbury, Webster, Hopedale

 

The predominant mosquito for the week was Culex Species.

Submitted by Frank Cornine, CMMCP Field Biologist – 10-Sep-09


 

Central Mass. Mosquito Control Project

Weekly Report- 8/23/09-8/29/09

EPI Week #34

 

 

Cumulative Surveillance Summary

Target Species

Ae. vex

Cq. per

Cs. mel

Oc. can

Culex

All Species

No. Pools

94

243

210

152

690

2688

Total Specimens

685

10540

1381

778

12409

31675

No. Pools WNV +

0

0

0

0

2*

2*

No. Pools EEE +

0

0

0

0

0

0

 

*Pool of WNV+ Culex Species collected in Westborough on 8/4/09

*Pool of WNV+ Culex Species collected in Westford on 8/6/09

 

Weather Summary (Northborough, MA): The weather for this particular week averaged 69.23F with a recorded high temperature of 87.8F and a recorded low temperature of only 54.1F. For this week there was 2.09 inches of rain observed, with August comprising 3.74 inches to date (CMMCP/Northborough). Compared to the previous week, it was approximately 10.18F cooler on average, and rained about 1.34 inches more. The total statewide rainfall for the month of July was 7.80" (CMMCP/Northborough 12.1"). Requests for spraying totaled 446 this week, 185% above the 6 year average of 241 for EPI week #34. This is a 80% decrease from EPI week #33. For the year we have received 87% more requests; 12,573 requests to date compared to the 6 year average of 6,696.

 

 

CMMCP Mosquito Summary-

Target Species Δ From Δ From Predominant Trap Site(s)

Last Week Last Year

Aedes vexans

+214.3%

+109.5%

Northbridge, Westborough

Coquillettidia perturbans

-29.52%

-41.61%

Tewksbury, Lunenburg

Culiseta melanura

+71.43%

+172.7%

Wilmington

Ochlerotatus canadensis

-58.33%

+50.00%

Millbury

Culex Species

-33.76%

+70.10%

Auburn, Tewksbury

All Species

-9.260%

+77.35%

Tewksbury, Ayer, Auburn

 

The predominant mosquito for the week was Culex Species, followed by Coquillettidia perturbans.

Submitted by Frank Cornine, CMMCP Field Biologist – 1-Sep-09


 

Central Mass. Mosquito Control Project

Weekly Report- 8/16/09-8/22/09

EPI Week #33

 

 

Cumulative Surveillance Summary

Target Species

Ae. vex

Cq. per

Cs. mel

Oc. can

Culex

All Species

No. Pools

87

225

193

140

627

2381

Total Specimens

641

10379

1299

761

11565

29623

No. Pools WNV +

0

0

0

0

2*

2*

No. Pools EEE +

0

0

0

0

0

0

 

*Pool of WNV+ Culex Species collected in Westborough on 8/4/09

*Pool of WNV+ Culex Species collected in Westford on 8/6/09

 

Weather Summary (Northborough, MA): The weather for this particular week averaged 79.41F with a recorded high temperature of 92.9F and a recorded low temperature of only 66.6F. For this week there was only .75 inches of rain observed, with August comprising 1.65 inches to date (CMMCP/Northborough). Compared to the previous week, it was approximately 7.72F warmer on average, and rained about 0.13 inches less. The total statewide rainfall for the month of July was 7.80" (CMMCP/Northborough 12.1"). Requests for spraying totaled 803 this week, 364% above the 6 year average of 220 for EPI week #33. This is a 13.5% increase from EPI week #32. For the year we have received 81.1% more requests; 12,127 requests to date compared to the 6 year average of 6,696.

 

 

CMMCP Mosquito Summary-

Target Species Δ From Δ From Predominant Trap Site(s)

Last Week Last Year

Aedes vexans

-79.71%

-74.55%

Westborough

Coquillettidia perturbans

-63.09%

-36.24%

Hopkinton, Westborough

Culiseta melanura

-20.45%

-61.54%

Westborough, Hopkinton

Ochlerotatus canadensis

+50.00%

+111.7%

Westborough

Culex Species

-30.98%

+10.74%

Hopedale

All Species

-45.91%

-8.120%

Westborough, Hopedale, Hopkinton

 

The predominant mosquito for the week was Culex Species, followed by Coquillettidia perturbans.

Submitted by Frank Cornine, CMMCP Field Biologist – 25-Aug-09


 

Central Mass. Mosquito Control Project

Weekly Report- 8/9/09-8/15/09

EPI Week #32

 

 

Cumulative Surveillance Summary

Target Species

Ae. vex

Cq. per

Cs. mel

Oc. can

Culex

All Species

No. Pools

77

202

173

124

565

2087

Total Specimens

366

9937

1237

555

10280

26350

No. Pools WNV +

0

0

0

0

2*

2*

No. Pools EEE +

0

0

0

0

0

0

 

*Pool of WNV+ Culex Species collected in Westborough on 8/4/09

*Pool of WNV+ Culex Species collected in Westford on 8/6/09

 

Weather Summary (Northborough, MA): The weather for this particular week averaged 71.69F with a recorded high temperature of 91.40F and a recorded low temperature of only 53.80F. For this week there was only .88 inches of rain observed, with August comprising .90 inches to date (CMMCP/Northborough). Compared to the previous week, it was approximately 0.88F warmer on average, and rained about 0.87 inches more. The total statewide rainfall for the month of July was 7.80" (CMMCP/Northborough 12.1"). Requests for spraying totaled 707 this week, 322% above the 6 year average of 220 for EPI week #32. This is a 21% decrease from EPI week #31. For the year we have received 81.6% more requests; 11,324 requests to date compared to the 6 year average of 6,235.

 

 

CMMCP Mosquito Summary-

Target Species Δ From Δ From Predominant Trap Site(s)

Last Week Last Year

Aedes vexans

+21.05%

-13.75%

Leominster

Coquillettidia perturbans

+64.88%

+17.82%

Leominster

Culiseta melanura

+29.41%

+238.5%

Westborough

Ochlerotatus canadensis

-64.18%

+2300%

Uxbridge

Culex Species

+34.13%

+334.1%

Auburn, Leominster

All Species

+50.34%

+173.9%

Ayer, Leominster

 

The predominant mosquito for the week was Culex Species, followed by Coquillettidia perturbans.

Submitted by Frank Cornine, CMMCP Field Biologist – 19-Aug-09


Central Mass. Mosquito Control Project

Weekly Report- 8/2/09-8/8/09

EPI Week #31

 

 

Cumulative Surveillance Summary

Target Species

Ae. vex

Cq. per

Cs. mel

Oc. can

Culex

All Species

No. Pools

64

179

156

107

487

1766

Total Specimens

297

9321

1190

528

8388

22630

No. Pools WNV +

0

0

0

0

0

0

No. Pools EEE +

0

0

0

0

0

0

 

 

Weather Summary (Northborough, MA): The weather for this particular week averaged 70.81F with a recorded high temperature of 87.00F and a recorded low temperature of only 50.70F. For this week there was only .01 inches of rain observed, with August comprising .02 inches to date (CMMCP/Northborough). Compared to the previous week, it was approximately 4.03F cooler on average, and rained about 1.63 inches less. The total rainfall for the month of July was 12.1" (CMMCP/Northborough). Requests for spraying totaled 857 this week, 302% above the 6 year average of 283 for EPI week #31. This is a 3% decrease from EPI week #30. For the year we have received 76.5% more requests; 10,617 requests to date compared to the 6 year average of 6,015.

 

No arboviruses have been confirmed in our service area as of this date.

 

CMMCP Mosquito Summary-

Target Species Δ From Δ From Predominant Trap Site(s)

Last Week Last Year

Aedes vexans

+35.71%

+1800%

Southborough

Coquillettidia perturbans

-52.18%

-45.55%

Boxborough, Marlborough

Culiseta melanura

-12.82%

+17.24%

Holliston, Southborough

Ochlerotatus canadensis

+123.3%

+1240%

Southborough, Hopkinton

Culex Species

+7.050%

+128.1%

Hudson, Marlborough

All Species

-13.56%

+47.46%

Hudson, Marlborough

 

The predominant mosquito for the week was Culex Species, followed by Coquillettidia perturbans.

Submitted by Frank Cornine, CMMCP Field Biologist – 11-Aug-09


 

Central Mass. Mosquito Control Project

Weekly Report- 7/26/09-8/1/09

EPI Week #30

 

 

Cumulative Surveillance Summary

Target Species

Ae. vex

Cq. per

Cs. mel

Oc. can

Culex

All Species

No. Pools

52

160

139

92

423

1485

Total Specimens

238

8873

1153

459

6930

19884

No. Pools WNV +

0

0

0

0

0

0

No. Pools EEE +

0

0

0

0

0

0

 

 

Weather Summary (Northborough, MA): The weather for this particular week averaged 74.84F with a recorded high temperature of 86.7F and a recorded low temperature of only 62.0F. For this week there was also a total of 1.64 inches of rain observed, with August only accounting for .01 inches (CMMCP/Northborough). Compared to the previous week, it was approximately 6.7F warmer on average, and rained about 1.5 inches less. The total rainfall for the month of July was 12.1" (CMMCP/Northborough). Requests for spraying totaled 882 this week, 308% above the 6 year average of 286 for EPI week #30. This is a 16% decrease from EPI week #29. For the year we have received 70% more requests; 9,760 requests to date compared to the 6 year average of 5,732.

 

No arboviruses have been confirmed in our service area as of this date.

 

CMMCP Mosquito Summary-

Target Species Δ From Δ From Predominant Trap Site(s)

Last Week Last Year

Aedes vexans

-50.59%

+50.00%

Dracut, Billerica

Coquillettidia perturbans

-54.99%

-35.16%

Webster, Dracut

Culiseta melanura

-73.29%

+44.44%

Webster

Ochlerotatus canadensis

+15.38%

+57.89%

Webster

Culex Species

+13.21%

+36.60%

Auburn, Clinton

All Species

-34.04%

+0.250%

Webster, Auburn

 

The predominant mosquito for the week was Coquillettidia perturbans, followed by Culex Species.

Submitted by Frank Cornine, CMMCP Field Biologist – 5-Aug-09


 

Central Mass. Mosquito Control Project

Weekly Report- 7/19/09-7/25/09

EPI Week #29

 

 

Cumulative Surveillance Summary

Target Species

Ae. vex

Cq. per

Cs. mel

Oc. can

Culex

All Species

No. Pools

38

139

124

81

367

1247

Total Specimens

196

8091

1111

425

5703

17173

No. Pools WNV +

0

0

0

0

0

0

No. Pools EEE +

0

0

0

0

0

0

 

 

Weather Summary (Northborough, MA): The weather for this particular week averaged 68.14F with a recorded high temperature of 84.9F and a recorded low temperature of only 57.0F. For this week there was also a total of 3.14 inches of rain observed, with July comprising 10.47 inches to date (CMMCP/Northborough). Compared to the previous week, it was approximately 1.37F cooler on average, and rained about 2.02 inches more. The total statewide rainfall for the month of June was 5.84" (CMMCP/Northborough 4.2"). Requests for spraying totaled 1029 this week, 265% above the 6 year average of 388 for EPI week #29. This is a 8% increase from EPI week #28. For the year we have received 63% more requests; 8,878 requests to date compared to the 6 year average of 5,447.

 

No arboviruses have been confirmed in our service area as of this date.

 

CMMCP Mosquito Summary-

Target Species Δ From Δ From Predominant Trap Site(s)

Last Week Last Year

Aedes vexans

+30.77%

+372.2%

Hudson, Hopkinton

Coquillettidia perturbans

+31.29%

+8.930%

Westborough

Culiseta melanura

+170.4%

+484.0%

Boxborough, Holliston

Ochlerotatus canadensis

-46.94%

+271.4%

Boxborough

Culex Species

+4.390%

+18.18%

Northborough, Westborough

All Species

+30.48%

+25.18%

Westborough, Boxborough

 

The predominant mosquito for the week was Coquillettidia perturbans, followed by Culex Species.

Submitted by Frank Cornine, CMMCP Field Biologist – 29-Jul-09


 

Central Mass. Mosquito Control Project

Weekly Report- 7/12/09-7/18/09

EPI Week #28

 

 

Cumulative Surveillance Summary

Target Species

Ae. vex

Cq. per

Cs. mel

Oc. can

Culex

All Species

No. Pools

28

122

106

73

315

1026

Total Specimens

111

6358

965

399

4832

13864

No. Pools WNV +

0

0

0

0

0

0

No. Pools EEE +

0

0

0

0

0

0

 

 

Weather Summary (Northborough, MA): The weather for this particular week averaged 69.51F with a recorded high temperature of 87.0F and a recorded low temperature of only 52.5F. For this week there was also a total of 1.12 inches of rain observed, with July comprising 7.33 inches to date (CMMCP/Northborough). Compared to the previous week, it was approximately 5.04F warmer on average, and rained about 2.29 inches less. The total statewide rainfall for the month of June was 5.84" (CMMCP/Northborough 4.2"). Requests for spraying totaled 949 this week, 208% above the 6 year average of 456 for EPI week #28. This is a 13% decrease from EPI week #27. For the year we have received 55.1% more requests; 7,849 requests to date compared to the 6 year average of 5,058.

 

No arboviruses have been confirmed in our service area as of this date.

 

CMMCP Mosquito Summary-

Target Species Δ From Δ From Predominant Trap Site(s)

Last Week Last Year

Aedes vexans

+400.0%

+364.3%

Billerica, Leominster

Coquillettidia perturbans

+19.35%

-46.99%

Leominster

Culiseta melanura

-49.06%

+20.00%

Westford, Millbury

Ochlerotatus canadensis

+75.00%

+32.43%

Billerica, Fitchburg

Culex Species

-12.12%

+35.80%

Auburn

All Species

+8.640%

+50.13%

Leominster

 

The predominant mosquito for the week was Coquillettidia perturbans, followed by Culex Species.

Submitted by Frank Cornine, CMMCP Field Biologist – 21-Jul-09


Central Mass. Mosquito Control Project

Weekly Report- 7/5/09-7/11/09

EPI Week #27

 

 

Cumulative Surveillance Summary

Target Species

Ae. vex

Cq. per

Cs. mel

Oc. can

Culex

All Species

No. Pools

18

103

92

62

256

827

Total Specimens

45

5038

905

349

3356

10601

No. Pools WNV +

0

0

0

0

0

0

No. Pools EEE +

0

0

0

0

0

0

 

 

Weather Summary (Northborough, MA): The weather for this particular week averaged 64.47F with a recorded high temperature of 83.0F and a recorded low temperature of only 48.6F. For this week there was also a total of 3.41 inches of rain observed, with July comprising 6.21 inches to date (CMMCP/Northborough). Compared to the previous week, it was approximately 1.23F cooler on average, and rained about .34 inches more. The total statewide rainfall for the month of June was 5.84" (CMMCP/Northborough 4.2"). Requests for spraying totaled 1,071 this week, 263% above the 6 year average of 406 for EPI week #27. This is a 19% increase from EPI week #26. For the year we have received 49.9% more requests; 6,900 requests to date compared to the 6 year average of 4,602.

 

No arboviruses have been confirmed in our service area as of this date.

 

CMMCP Mosquito Summary-

Target Species Δ From Δ From Predominant Trap Site(s)

Last Week Last Year

Aedes vexans

+44.44%

+ ∞

Southborough

Coquillettidia perturbans

-61.33%

+78.10%

Boxborough, Southborough

Culiseta melanura

-10.17%

+341.7%

Boxborough, Westborough

Ochlerotatus canadensis

-54.10%

-3.450%

Hopkinton

Culex Species

+89.17%

+355.2%

Northborough, Westborough

All Species

-38.87%

+144.1%

Boxborough, Southborough

*2008 EPI Week 27 had no observed Aedes vexans

 

The predominant mosquito for the week was Coquillettidia perturbans, followed by Culex Species.

Submitted by Frank Cornine, CMMCP Field Biologist – 13-Jul-09


 

Central Mass. Mosquito Control Project

Weekly Report- 6/28/09-7/4/09

EPI Week #26

 

 

Cumulative Surveillance Summary

Target Species

Ae. vex

Cq. per

Cs. mel

Oc. can

Culex

All Species

No. Pools

12

83

76

54

205

658

Total Specimens

32

3932

797

321

2481

8290

No. Pools WNV +

0

0

0

0

0

0

No. Pools EEE +

0

0

0

0

0

0

 

 

Weather Summary (Northborough, MA): The weather for this particular week averaged 65.70F with a recorded high temperature of 81.1F and a recorded low temperature of only 57.8F. For this week there was also a total of 3.07 inches of rain observed, with July comprising 2.8 inches to date (CMMCP/Northborough). Compared to the previous week, it was approximately .01F cooler on average, and rained about 2.1 inches more. The total statewide rainfall for the month of June was 5.84" (CMMCP/Northborough 4.2"). Requests for spraying totaled 898 this week, 58% above the 6 year average of 568 for EPI week #26. For the year we have received 38.9% more requests; 5,829 requests to date compared to the 6 year average of 4,196.

 

No arboviruses have been confirmed in our service area as of this date.

 

CMMCP Mosquito Summary-

Target Species Δ From Δ From Predominant Trap Site(s)

Last Week Last Year

Aedes vexans

+800.0%

+900.0%

Lancaster

Coquillettidia perturbans

+497.1%

+225.7%

Leominster, Tewksbury

Culiseta melanura

-27.61%

+372.0%

Wilmington

Ochlerotatus canadensis

+1.670%

+79.41%

Wilmington, Fitchburg

Culex Species

+148.1%

+48.13%

Chelmsford, Tewksbury

All Species

+258.6%

+170.1%

Tewksbury, Leominster

The predominant mosquito for the week was Coquillettidia perturbans, followed by Culex Species.

Submitted by Frank Cornine, CMMCP Field Biologist – 7-Jul-09


 

Central Mass. Mosquito Control Project

Weekly Report- 6/21/09-6/27/09

EPI Week #25

 

 

Cumulative Surveillance Summary

Target Species

Ae. vex

Cq. per

Cs. mel

Oc. can

Culex

All Species

No. Pools

9

61

63

43

163

526

Total Specimens

23

1071

679

260

2030

4703

No. Pools WNV +

0

0

0

0

0

0

No. Pools EEE +

0

0

0

0

0

0

 

 

Weather Summary (Northborough, MA): The weather for this particular week averaged 65.71F with a recorded high temperature of 84.5F and a recorded low temperature of 59.8F. For this week there was also a total of .97 inches of rain observed, raising the total for June to 3.93 inches (CMMCP/Northborough). Compared to the previous week, it was approximately 3.88F cooler on average, and rained about .61 inches less. The total statewide rainfall for the month of May was 4.04" (CMMCP/Northborough 2.71"). Requests for spraying totaled 767 this week, just slightly above the 6 year average of 719 for EPI week #25. For the year we have received 35.9% more requests; 4,931 requests to date compared to the 6 year average of 3,628.

 

No arboviruses have been confirmed in our service area as of this date.

 

CMMCP Mosquito Summary-

Target Species Δ From Δ From Predominant Trap Site(s)

Last Week Last Year

Aedes vexans

0.00%

+100.00%

Westford

Coquillettidia perturbans

+0.630%

+27.73%

Boxborough

Culiseta melanura

+39.32%

+640.9%

Boxborough, Hopkinton

Ochlerotatus canadensis

+62.16%

-42.86%

Hopkinton, Westford

Culex Species

-33.88%

-53.22%

Northbridge

All Species

+1.550%

+5.930%

Boxborough

The predominant mosquito for the week was Culex Species, followed by Coquillettidia perturbans.

Submitted by Frank Cornine, CMMCP Field Biologist – 29-Jun-09


 

Central Mass. Mosquito Control Project

Weekly Report- 6/14/09-6/20/09

EPI Week #24

 

 

Cumulative Surveillance Summary

Target Species

Ae. vex

Cq. per

Cs. mel

Oc. can

Culex

All Species

No. Pools

8

40

53

29

121

382

Total Specimens

22

587

515

199

1715

3516

No. Pools WNV +

0

0

0

0

0

0

No. Pools EEE +

0

0

0

0

0

0

 

 

Weather Summary (Northborough, MA): The weather for this particular week averaged 61.83F with a recorded high temperature of 79.4F and a recorded low temperature of only 43.5F. For this week there was also a total of 1.58 inches of rain observed, raising the total for June to 2.96 inches (CMMCP/Northborough). Compared to the previous week, it was approximately .78F cooler on average, and rained about .20 inches more. The total statewide rainfall for the month of May was 4.04" (CMMCP/Northborough 2.71").

 

 

CMMCP Mosquito Summary-

Target Species Δ From Δ From Predominant Trap Site(s)

Last Week Last Year

Aedes vexans

0.00%

-85.71%

Westford

Coquillettidia perturbans

+434.8%

+244.9%

Lunenburg, Wilmington

Culiseta melanura

-61.26%

+254.6%

Westford

Ochlerotatus canadensis

-22.92%

-22.92%

Westford

Culex Species

+110.4%

+38.29%

Auburn, Shrewsbury

All Species

+55.22%

+96.54%

Lunenburg, Auburn, Wilmington

The predominant mosquito for the week was Culex Species,

followed by Coquillettidia perturbans.

Submitted by Frank Cornine, CMMCP Field Biologist – 22-Jun-09


 

Central Mass. Mosquito Control Project

Weekly Report- 6/7/09-6/13/09

EPI Week #23

 

 

Cumulative Surveillance Summary

Target Species

Ae. vex

Cq. per

Cs. mel

Oc. can

Culex

All Species

No. Pools

7

22

35

18

79

242

Total Specimens

21

111

398

162

1170

2215

No. Pools WNV +

0

0

0

0

0

0

No. Pools EEE +

0

0

0

0

0

0

 

 

Weather Summary (Northborough, MA): The weather for this particular week averaged 62.61F with a recorded high temperature of 82.6F and a recorded low temperature of only 52.0F. For this week there was also a total of 1.38 inches of rain observed, which accounts for all the precipitation this month. Compared to the previous week, it was approximately .74F warmer on average, and rained about 1.32 inches more. The total statewide rainfall for the month of May was 4.04" (CMMCP/Northborough 2.71").

 

 

CMMCP Mosquito Summary-

Target Species Δ From Δ From Predominant Trap Site(s)

Last Week Last Year

Aedes vexans

-95.00%

+100.0%

Hopkinton

Coquillettidia perturbans

+304.6%

+888.9%

Natick

Culiseta melanura

+214.6%

+542.6%

Holliston

Ochlerotatus canadensis

-57.89%

-41.46%

Hopkinton

Culex Species

-71.53%

-61.02%

Hopedale

All Species

-31.54%

-17.15%

Holliston

 

The predominant mosquito for the week was Culiseta melanura, followed by Culex Species.

Compiled by Frank Cornine, CMMCP Field Biologist


 

Central Mass. Mosquito Control Project

Weekly Report- 5/31/09-6/6/09

MMWR Epi Week #22

 

 

Cumulative Surveillance Summary - Mosquito

Target Species

Ae. vex

Cq. per

Cs. mel

Oc. can

Culex

All Species

No. Pools

6

8

17

10

39

125

Total Specimens

20

22

96

114

909

1422

No. Pools WNV +

0

0

0

0

0

0

No. Pools EEE +

0

0

0

0

0

0

 

 

Weather Summary (Northborough, MA): The weather for this particular week averaged 61.87F with a recorded high temperature of 80.3F and a recorded low temperature of only 39.6F. For this week there was also a total of 0.06 inches of rain observed, which occurred 5/31. Compared to the previous week, it was approximately 3.5F warmer on average, and rained about .85 inches less. The total statewide rainfall for the month of May was 4.04" (CMMCP/Northborough 2.71").

 

CMMCP Mosquito Summary-

Target Species Δ From Δ From Predominant Trap Site(s)

Last Week Last Year

Aedes vexans

N/A

N/A

Northbridge

Coquillettidia perturbans

N/A

N/A

Westford

Culiseta melanura

N/A

N/A

Millbury, Westford

Ochlerotatus canadensis

N/A

N/A

Blackstone, Westford

Culex Species

N/A

N/A

Auburn, Stow

All Species

N/A

N/A

Auburn, Stow

 

The predominant mosquito for the week was Culex Species, followed by Ochlerotatus canadensis.

 

*2008 surveillance began EPI week 23

Compiled by Frank Cornine, CMMCP Field Biologist


PRIOR YEAR'S REPORTS:

2008 Surveillance data

2007 Surveillance data

2006 Surveillance data


CMMCP District information – the 39 cities and towns in the CMMCP service area are broken down into 5 Districts. Each District has a Crew Leader and Field Technician assigned full time. A general description of these Districts would be: District 1 (yellow), Northeast; District 2 (blue), Northwest; District 3 (green), Central; District 4 (red), Southeast and District 5 (gray), Southwest.