Central Mass. Mosquito Control Project

2010 SEASON SUMMARY

 

 

Cumulative Surveillance Summary

Target Species

Ae. vex

Cq. per

Cs. mel

Oc. can

Culex

All Species

No. Pools

100

275

193

73

786

2791

Total Specimens

1727

8655

731

421

9302

27085

No. Pools WNV +

0

0

0

0

11

11

No. Pools EEE +

0

0

0

0

0

0

Pool of WNV+ Culex Species collected in Berlin on 7/29/10

Pool of WNV+ Culex Species collected in Auburn on 8/4/10

Pool of WNV+ Culex Species collected in Auburn on 8/4/10

Pool of WNV+ Culex Species collected in Auburn on 8/4/10

Pool of WNV+ Culex Species collected in Chelmsford on 8/11/10

Pool of WNV+ Culex Species collected in Auburn on 8/13/10

Pool of EEE+ Coquillettidia perturbans collected in Bolton on 8/20/10 (DPH collection)

Pool of WNV+ Culex Species collected in Worcester on 8/20/10 (DPH collection)

Pool of WNV+ Culex Species collected in Worcester on 8/20/10 (DPH collection)

Pool of WNV+ Culex Species collected in Natick on 8/25/10

Pool of WNV+ Culex Species collected in Auburn on 8/26/10

Pool of WNV+ Culex Species collected in Grafton on 9/4/10 (DPH collection)

Pool of WNV+ Culex Species collected in Worcester on 9/4/10 (DPH collection)

Pool of WNV+ Culex Species collected in Auburn on 9/9/10

Pool of WNV+ Culex Species collected in Grafton on 9/14/10 (DPH collection)

Pool of WNV+ Culex Species collected in Auburn on 9/15/10

Pool of WNV+ Culex Species collected in Auburn on 9/23/10

Horse in Warren tested positive for EEE, onset date of 7/31/10

Horse in Lancaster tested positive for EEE, onset date of 8/12/10

Horse in Hudson tested positive for WNV, onset date of 9/17/10

Human in Worcester tested positive for WNV, onset date of 8/19/10

Human in Worcester tested positive for WNV, onset date of 8/25/10

 

 

Weather Summary (Northborough, MA): This mosquito season was much drier than the previous season. Statewide monthly rainfall averages were as follows: May-2.78” (CMMCP/Northborough 2.42”); June-3.54” (CMMCP/Northborough 3.89”); July-2.75” (CMMCP/Northborough 1.48”); August-4.25” (CMMCP/Northborough 2.50”); September-2.11” (CMMCP/Northborough 1.77”). For the year we received 26% more requests than average; 9,777 requests to date compared to the 7 year average of 7,758. Requests were 30% less than the 2009 totals; 9,777 in 2010 against 12,762 in 2009.

 

CMMCP 2010 Mosquito Summary-

 

Target Species

Δ From

Predominant Trap Site(s)

 

 

Last Year’s totals

 

Aedes vexans*

+58.37%

Chelmsford

Coquillettidia perturbans*

-38.50%

Millbury, Acton

Culiseta melanura*

-66.32%

Holliston

Ochlerotatus canadensis

-54.11%

Hopkinton

Culex Species

-38.86%

Auburn, Shrewsbury

All Species

-38.83%

Chelmsford, Holliston, Auburn

 

The predominant mosquito species for the 2010 surveillance season was Culex Species (~37.49% of total specimens collected) followed by Coquillettidia perturbans (~28.53% of total specimens collected).

Submitted by Frank Cornine, CMMCP Field Biologist


Central Mass. Mosquito Control Project

Weekly Report- 9/26/10 – 10/2/10

EPI Week #39

 

 

Cumulative Surveillance Summary

Target Species

Ae. vex

Cq. per

Cs. mel

Oc. can

Culex

All Species

No. Pools

97

275

192

73

784

2780

Total Specimens

1723

8655

730

421

9299

27070

No. Pools WNV +

0

0

0

0

11

11

No. Pools EEE +

0

0

0

0

0

0

Pool of WNV+ Culex Species collected in Berlin on 7/29/10

Pool of WNV+ Culex Species collected in Auburn on 8/4/10

Pool of WNV+ Culex Species collected in Auburn on 8/4/10

Pool of WNV+ Culex Species collected in Auburn on 8/4/10

Pool of WNV+ Culex Species collected in Chelmsford on 8/11/10

Pool of WNV+ Culex Species collected in Auburn on 8/13/10

Pool of EEE+ Coquillettidia perturbans collected in Bolton on 8/20/10 (DPH collection)

Pool of WNV+ Culex Species collected in Worcester on 8/20/10 (DPH collection)

Pool of WNV+ Culex Species collected in Worcester on 8/20/10 (DPH collection)

Pool of WNV+ Culex Species collected in Natick on 8/25/10

Pool of WNV+ Culex Species collected in Auburn on 8/26/10

Pool of WNV+ Culex Species collected in Grafton on 9/4/10 (DPH collection)

Pool of WNV+ Culex Species collected in Worcester on 9/4/10 (DPH collection)

Pool of WNV+ Culex Species collected in Auburn on 9/9/10

Pool of WNV+ Culex Species collected in Grafton on 9/14/10 (DPH collection)

Pool of WNV+ Culex Species collected in Auburn on 9/15/10

Pool of WNV+ Culex Species collected in Auburn on 9/23/10

Horse in Warren tested positive for EEE, onset date of 7/31/10

Horse in Lancaster tested positive for EEE, onset date of 8/12/10

Hose in Hudson tested positive for WNV, onset date of 9/17/10

Human in Worcester tested positive for WNV, onset date of 8/19/10

Human in Worcester tested positive for WNV, onset date of 8/25/10

 

Weather Summary (Northborough, MA): The weather for this particular week averaged 64.1F with a recorded high temperature of 81.6F and a recorded low temperature of only 44.4F. For this week there was a total of 2.36 inches of rain observed. Compared to the previous week, it was approximately 2.6F cooler on average, and rained 2.35 inches more. There has been 1.66 inches of rain accumulated in October. September finished with 1.47 inches of rain in the CMMCP area, while August, July and June finished with 2.50, 1.48 and 3.89 inches respectively. Standard spray operations have ceased due to low service requests and predominant weather patterns. Vector control will be available if needed according to weather conditions and other factors. For the year we have received 26% more requests than average; 9,777 requests to date compared to the 7 year average of 7,758. Requests were 30% less than the 2009 totals; 9,777 in 2010 against 12,762 in 2009.

 

CMMCP 2010 Mosquito Summary-

 

Target Species

Δ From

Δ From

Predominant Trap Site(s)

 

 

Last Week

Last Year

 

Aedes vexans*

-78.13%

+ ∞

Milford

Coquillettidia perturbans*

+33.33%

+33.33%

Acton

Culiseta melanura*

-37.50%

-96.18%

Holliston

Ochlerotatus canadensis

-00.00%

-100.0%

N/A

Culex Species

-76.79%

-69.05%

Northbridge, Natick

All Species

-39.69%

-25.48%

Natick, Milford

 

The predominant mosquito for the week was Oc. japonicus, followed by Ae. vexans

 

*Single digit specimens collected

Submitted by Frank Cornine, CMMCP Field Biologist


Central Mass. Mosquito Control Project

Weekly Report- 9/19/10 – 9/25/10

EPI Week #38

 

 

Cumulative Surveillance Summary

Target Species

Ae. vex

Cq. per

Cs. mel

Oc. can

Culex

All Species

No. Pools

85

272

189

73

771

2702

Total Specimens

1634

8651

693

421

9269

26509

No. Pools WNV +

0

0

0

0

10

10

No. Pools EEE +

0

0

0

0

0

0

Pool of WNV+ Culex Species collected in Berlin on 7/29/10

Pool of WNV+ Culex Species collected in Auburn on 8/4/10

Pool of WNV+ Culex Species collected in Auburn on 8/4/10

Pool of WNV+ Culex Species collected in Auburn on 8/4/10

Pool of WNV+ Culex Species collected in Chelmsford on 8/11/10

Pool of WNV+ Culex Species collected in Auburn on 8/13/10

Pool of EEE+ Coquillettidia perturbans collected in Bolton on 8/20/10 (DPH collection)

Pool of WNV+ Culex Species collected in Worcester on 8/20/10 (DPH collection)

Pool of WNV+ Culex Species collected in Worcester on 8/20/10 (DPH collection)

Pool of WNV+ Culex Species collected in Natick on 8/25/10

Pool of WNV+ Culex Species collected in Auburn on 8/26/10

Pool of WNV+ Culex Species collected in Grafton on 9/4/10 (DPH collection)

Pool of WNV+ Culex Species collected in Worcester on 9/4/10 (DPH collection)

Pool of WNV+ Culex Species collected in Auburn on 9/9/10

Pool of WNV+ Culex Species collected in Grafton on 9/14/10 (DPH collection)

Pool of WNV+ Culex Species collected in Auburn on 9/15/10

Horse in Warren tested positive for EEE, onset date of 7/31/10

Horse in Lancaster tested positive for EEE, onset date of 8/12/10

Horse in Hudson tested positive for WNV, onset date of 9/17/10

Human in Worcester tested positive for WNV, onset date of 8/19/10

Human in Worcester tested positive for WNV, onset date of 8/25/10

 

Weather Summary (Northborough, MA): The weather for this particular week averaged 66.7F with a recorded high temperature of 85.6F and a recorded low temperature of only 40.3F. For this week there was a total of 0.01 inches of rain observed. Compared to the previous week, it was approximately 6.8F warmer on average, and rained 0.28 inches less. There has been 0.77 inches of rain accumulated in September. August finished with 2.50 inches of rain in the CMMCP area (4.25 statewide), while July and June finished with 1.48 inches and 3.89 inches respectively. Standard spray operations have ceased due to low service requests and predominant weather patterns. Vector control will be available if needed according to weather conditions and other factors. For the year we have received 26% more requests than average; 9,777 requests to date compared to the 7 year average of 7,758. Requests were 30% less than the 2009 totals; 9,777 in 2010 against 12,762 in 2009.

 

CMMCP 2010 Mosquito Summary-

 

Target Species

Δ From

Δ From

Predominant Trap Site(s)

 

 

Last Week

Last Year

 

Aedes vexans*

+228.2%

+2613%

Chelmsford

Coquillettidia perturbans*

-66.67%

+200.0%

Millbury

Culiseta melanura*

+33.33%

-95.77%

Fitchburg, Westborough

Ochlerotatus canadensis

+00.00%

-100.0%

N/A

Culex Species

-23.29%

-35.63%

Billerica

All Species

+46.08%

-3.51%

Chelmsford

 

The predominant mosquito for the week was Ae. vexans, followed by Cq. perturbans and Culex Species.

 

*Single digit specimens collected

Submitted by Frank Cornine, CMMCP Field Biologist


Central Mass. Mosquito Control Project

Weekly Report- 9/12/10 – 9/18/10

EPI Week #37

 

 

Cumulative Surveillance Summary

Target Species

Ae. vex

Cq. per

Cs. mel

Oc. can

Culex

All Species

No. Pools

70

269

183

73

745

2605

Total Specimens

1210

8647

684

421

9052

25588

No. Pools WNV +

0

0

0

0

9

9

No. Pools EEE +

0

0

0

0

0

0

Pool of WNV+ Culex Species collected in Berlin on 7/29/10

Pool of WNV+ Culex Species collected in Auburn on 8/4/10

Pool of WNV+ Culex Species collected in Auburn on 8/4/10

Pool of WNV+ Culex Species collected in Auburn on 8/4/10

Pool of WNV+ Culex Species collected in Chelmsford on 8/11/10

Pool of WNV+ Culex Species collected in Auburn on 8/13/10

Pool of EEE+ Coquillettidia perturbans collected in Bolton on 8/20/10 (DPH collection)

Pool of WNV+ Culex Species collected in Worcester on 8/20/10 (DPH collection)

Pool of WNV+ Culex Species collected in Worcester on 8/20/10 (DPH collection)

Pool of WNV+ Culex Species collected in Natick on 8/25/10

Pool of WNV+ Culex Species collected in Auburn on 8/26/10

Pool of WNV+ Culex Species collected in Grafton on 9/4/10 (DPH collection)

Pool of WNV+ Culex Species collected in Worcester on 9/4/10 (DPH collection)

Pool of WNV+ Culex Species collected in Auburn on 9/9/10

Pool of WNV+ Culex Species collected in Grafton on 9/14/10 (DPH collection)

Horse in Warren tested positive for EEE, onset date of 7/31/10

Horse in Lancaster tested positive for EEE, onset date of 8/12/10

Human in Worcester tested positive for WNV, onset date of 8/19/10

 

Weather Summary (Northborough, MA): The weather for this particular week averaged 59.86F with a recorded high temperature of 73.1F and a recorded low temperature of only 42.2F. For this week there was a total of 0.29 inches of rain observed. Compared to the previous week, it was approximately 5.45F cooler on average, and rained 0.20 inches more. There has been 0.76 inches of rain accumulated in September. August finished with 2.50 inches of rain in the CMMCP area (4.25 statewide), while July and June finished with 1.48 inches and 3.89 inches respectively. Standard spray operations have ceased due to low service requests and predominant weather patterns. Vector control will be available if needed according to weather conditions and other factors. For the year we have received 26% more requests than average; 9,777 requests to date compared to the 7 year average of 7,758. Requests were 30% less than the 2009 totals; 9,777 in 2010 against 12,762 in 2009.

 

CMMCP 2010 Mosquito Summary-

 

Target Species

Δ From

Δ From

Predominant Trap Site(s)

 

 

Last Week

Last Year

 

Aedes vexans*

-92.85%

+6100%

Natick, Milford

Coquillettidia perturbans*

-88.14%

+28.57%

Holliston

Culiseta melanura*

-100.0%

-88.68%

Westborough

Ochlerotatus canadensis

+00.00%

-100.0%

N/A

Culex Species

-13.64%

-71.03%

Natick

All Species

-80.81%

-45.52%

Natick, Holliston, Milford

 

The predominant mosquito for the week was Ae. vexans, followed by Cq. perturbans and Culex Species.

 

*Single digit specimens collected

Submitted by Frank Cornine, CMMCP Field Biologist


Central Mass. Mosquito Control Project

Weekly Report- 9/5/10 – 9/11/10

EPI Week #36

 

 

Cumulative Surveillance Summary

Target Species

Ae. vex

Cq. per

Cs. mel

Oc. can

Culex

All Species

No. Pools

56

266

175

73

729

2507

Total Specimens

1036

8637

672

421

8957

24999

No. Pools WNV +

0

0

0

0

8

8

No. Pools EEE +

0

0

0

0

0

0

Pool of WNV+ Culex Species collected in Berlin on 7/29/10

Pool of WNV+ Culex Species collected in Auburn on 8/4/10

Pool of WNV+ Culex Species collected in Auburn on 8/4/10

Pool of WNV+ Culex Species collected in Auburn on 8/4/10

Pool of WNV+ Culex Species collected in Chelmsford on 8/11/10

Pool of WNV+ Culex Species collected in Auburn on 8/13/10

Pool of EEE+ Coquillettidia perturbans collected in Bolton on 8/20/10 (DPH collection)

Pool of WNV+ Culex Species collected in Worcester on 8/20/10 (DPH collection)

Pool of WNV+ Culex Species collected in Worcester on 8/20/10 (DPH collection)

Pool of WNV+ Culex Species collected in Natick on 8/25/10

Pool of WNV+ Culex Species collected in Auburn on 8/26/10

Pool of WNV+ Culex Species collected in Grafton on 9/4/10 (DPH collection)

Pool of WNV+ Culex Species collected in Worcester on 9/4/10 (DPH collection)

Horse in Warren tested positive for EEE, onset date of 7/31/10

Horse in Lancaster tested positive for EEE, onset date of 8/12/10

Human in Worcester tested positive for WNV, onset date of 8/19/10

 

Weather Summary (Northborough, MA): The weather for this particular week averaged 65.31F with a recorded high temperature of 86.1F and a recorded low temperature of only 48.5F. For this week there was a total of 0.09 inches of rain observed. Compared to the previous week, it was approximately 12.35F cooler on average, and rained 0.29 inches less. There has been 0.47 inches of rain accumulated in September. August finished with 2.50 inches of rain in the CMMCP area (4.25 statewide), while July and June finished with 1.48 inches and 3.89 inches respectively. Standard spray operations have ceased due to low service requests and predominant weather patterns. Vector control will be available if needed according to weather conditions and other factors. For the year we have received 26% more requests than average; 9,777 requests to date compared to the 7 year average of 7,758. Requests were 30% less than the 2009 totals; 9,777 in 2010 against 12,762 in 2009.

 

CMMCP 2010 Mosquito Summary-

 

Target Species

Δ From

Δ From

Predominant Trap Site(s)

 

 

Last Week

Last Year

 

Aedes vexans*

+ ∞

+3115%

Chelmsford

Coquillettidia perturbans*

+7.270%

+490.0%

Westford, Chelmsford

Culiseta melanura*

-75.00%

-95.45%

Clinton

Ochlerotatus canadensis

+00.00%

-100.0%

N/A

Culex Species

-74.71%

-79.63%

Shrewsbury, Hudson

All Species

+248.1%

+116.2%

Chelmsford

 

The predominant mosquito for the week was Ae. vexans, followed by Cq. perturbans and Culex Species.

 

*Single digit specimens collected

Submitted by Frank Cornine, CMMCP Field Biologist


Central Mass. Mosquito Control Project

Weekly Report- 8/29/10 – 9/4/10

EPI Week #35

 

 

Cumulative Surveillance Summary

Target Species

Ae. vex

Cq. per

Cs. mel

Oc. can

Culex

All Species

No. Pools

40

258

174

73

707

2419

Total Specimens

199

8543

671

421

8837

23674

No. Pools WNV +

0

0

0

0

8*

8*

No. Pools EEE +

0

0

0

0

0

0

*Pool of WNV+ Culex Species collected in Berlin on 7/29/10

*Pool of WNV+ Culex Species collected in Auburn on 8/4/10

*Pool of WNV+ Culex Species collected in Auburn on 8/4/10

*Pool of WNV+ Culex Species collected in Auburn on 8/4/10

*Pool of WNV+ Culex Species collected in Chelmsford on 8/11/10

*Pool of WNV+ Culex Species collected in Auburn on 8/13/10

Pool of EEE+ Coquillettidia perturbans collected in Bolton on 8/20/10 (DPH collection)

Pool of WNV+ Culex Species collected in Worcester on 8/20/10 (DPH collection)

Pool of WNV+ Culex Species collected in Worcester on 8/20/10 (DPH collection)

*Pool of WNV+ Culex Species collected in Natick on 8/25/10

*Pool of WNV+ Culex Species collected in Auburn on 8/26/10

Horse in Warren tested positive for EEE, onset date of 7/31/10

Horse in Lancaster tested positive for EEE, onset date of 8/12/10

 

Weather Summary (Northborough, MA): The weather for this particular week averaged 77.66F with a recorded high temperature of 95.8F and a recorded low temperature of only 57.5F. For this week there was a total of 0.38 inches of rain observed. Compared to the previous week, it was approximately 12.79F warmer on average, and rained 1.71 inches less. There has been 0.38 inches of rain accumulated in September. August finished with 2.50 inches of rain in the CMMCP area (4.25 statewide), while July and June finished with 1.48 inches and 3.89 inches respectively. Requests for spraying totaled 176 this week, 27% less than the 7 year average of 224 for EPI week #35. This is even with EPI week #34. For the year we have received 26% more requests than average; 9,777 requests to date compared to the 7 year average of 7,758.

 

CMMCP 2010 Mosquito Summary-

 

Target Species

Δ From

Δ From

Predominant Trap Site(s)

 

 

Last Week

Last Year

 

Aedes vexans*

-30.77%

-18.18%

Natick, Northborough

Coquillettidia perturbans*

+17.92%

+861.5%

Northborough, Shrewsbury

Culiseta melanura*

-72.22%

-88.89%

Stow

Ochlerotatus canadensis

+00.00%

-100.0%

N/A

Culex Species

-8.000%

-55.66%

Leominster, Westford

All Species

+2.230%

-41.26%

Hopkinton, Shrewsbury

 

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

 

*Single digit specimens collected

Submitted by Frank Cornine, CMMCP Field Biologist


Central Mass. Mosquito Control Project

Weekly Report- 8/22/10 - 8/28/10

EPI Week #34

 

 

Cumulative Surveillance Summary

Target Species

Ae. vex

Cq. per

Cs. mel

Oc. can

Culex

All Species

No. Pools

35

243

166

73

671

2298

Total Specimens

178

8329

660

421

8412

22587

No. Pools WNV +

0

0

0

0

6*

6*

No. Pools EEE +

0

0

0

0

0

0

*Pool of WNV+ Culex Species collected in Berlin on 7/29/10

*Pool of WNV+ Culex Species collected in Auburn on 8/4/10

*Pool of WNV+ Culex Species collected in Auburn on 8/4/10

*Pool of WNV+ Culex Species collected in Auburn on 8/4/10

*Pool of WNV+ Culex Species collected in Chelmsford on 8/11/10

*Pool of WNV+ Culex Species collected in Auburn on 8/13/10

 

Horse in Lancaster tested positive for EEE, onset date of 8/12/10

 

Weather Summary (Northborough, MA): The weather for this particular week averaged 64.87F with a recorded high temperature of 82.9F and a recorded low temperature of only 49.1F. For this week there was a total of 2.09 inches of rain observed. Compared to the previous week, it was approximately 7.43F cooler on average, and rained 1.98 inches more. There has been 2.50 inches of rain accumulated in August. July finished with 1.48 inches of rain, while the total rainfall for the month of June was 3.54 inches. Requests for spraying totaled 173 this week, 56% less than the 7 year average of 270 for EPI week #34. This is 74% less than EPI week #33. For the year we have received 27% more requests than average; 9,601 requests to date compared to the 7 year average of 7,534.

 

CMMCP 2010 Mosquito Summary-

 

Target Species

Δ From

Δ From

Predominant Trap Site(s)

 

 

Last Week

Last Year

 

Aedes vexans*

+550.0%

-70.45%

Clinton, Chelmsford

Coquillettidia perturbans

-16.54%

-33.75%

Clinton, Tewksbury

Culiseta melanura*

+1700%

-70.00%

Billerica, Tewksbury

Ochlerotatus canadensis

+00.00%

-100.0%

N/A

Culex Species

-37.30%

-60.94%

Auburn, Shrewsbury

All Species

-22.00%

-58.02%

Auburn, Clinton

 

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

 

*Single digit specimens collected

Submitted by Frank Cornine, CMMCP Field Biologist


Central Mass. Mosquito Control Project

Weekly Report- 8/15/10 - 8/21/10

EPI Week #33

 

 

Cumulative Surveillance Summary

Target Species

Ae. vex

Cq. per

Cs. mel

Oc. can

Culex

All Species

No. Pools

28

223

159

72

615

2123

Total Specimens

78

7955

634

420

7596

20504

No. Pools WNV +

0

0

0

0

6*

6*

No. Pools EEE +

0

0

0

0

0

0

*Pool of WNV+ Culex Species collected in Berlin on 7/29/10

*Pool of WNV+ Culex Species collected in Auburn on 8/4/10

*Pool of WNV+ Culex Species collected in Auburn on 8/4/10

*Pool of WNV+ Culex Species collected in Auburn on 8/4/10

*Pool of WNV+ Culex Species collected in Chelmsford on 8/11/10

*Pool of WNV+ Culex Species collected in Auburn on 8/13/10

*Horse in Lancaster tested positive for EEE, onset date of 8/12/10

 

Weather Summary (Northborough, MA): The weather for this particular week averaged 72.30F with a recorded high temperature of 89.0F and a recorded low temperature of only 50.2F. For this week there was a total of 0.11 inches of rain observed. Compared to the previous week, it was approximately 0.96F cooler on average, and rained 0.14 inches less. There has been 0.41 inches of rain accumulated in August. July finished with 1.48 inches of rain, while the total rainfall for the month of June was 3.54 inches. Requests for spraying totaled 301 this week, eve with the 7 year average of 303 for EPI week #33. This is 31% more than EPI week #32. For the year we have received 30% more requests than average; 9,428 requests to date compared to the 7 year average of 7,264.

 

CMMCP 2010 Mosquito Summary-

 

Target Species

Δ From

Δ From

Predominant Trap Site(s)

 

 

Last Week

Last Year

 

Aedes vexans*

-71.43%

-85.71%

Sherborn, Northborough

Coquillettidia perturbans

-79.04%

-44.05%

Hopkinton, Holliston

Culiseta melanura*

-94.74%

-97.14%

Stow

Ochlerotatus canadensis

+00.00%

-100.0%

N/A

Culex Species

-44.43%

-58.73%

Auburn, Millville

All Species

-50.50%

-51.17%

Littleton, Shrewsbury

 

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

 

*Single digit specimens collected

Submitted by Frank Cornine, CMMCP Field Biologist


Central Mass. Mosquito Control Project

Weekly Report- 8/8/10 - 8/14/10

EPI Week #32

 

 

Cumulative Surveillance Summary

Target Species

Ae. vex

Cq. per

Cs. mel

Oc. can

Culex

All Species

No. Pools

24

208

156

72

571

1956

Total Specimens

73

7764

628

420

7007

19259

No. Pools WNV +

0

0

0

0

4*

4*

No. Pools EEE +

0

0

0

0

0

0

*Pool of WNV+ Culex Species collected in Berlin on 7/29/10

*Pool of WNV+ Culex Species collected in Auburn on 8/4/10

*Pool of WNV+ Culex Species collected in Auburn on 8/4/10

*Pool of WNV+ Culex Species collected in Auburn on 8/4/10

 

Weather Summary (Northborough, MA): The weather for this particular week averaged 73.26F with a recorded high temperature of 92.3F and a recorded low temperature of only 51.0F. For this week there was a total of 0.25 inches of rain observed. Compared to the previous week, it was approximately 0.21F cooler on average, and rained 0.20 inches more. There has been 0.30 inches of rain accumulated in August. July finished with 1.48 inches of rain, while the total rainfall for the month of June was 3.54 inches. Requests for spraying totaled 229 this week, 26% less than the 7 year average of 289 for EPI week #32. This is 113% less than EPI week #31. For the year we have received 31% more requests; 9,127 requests to date compared to the 7 year average of 6,961.

 

CMMCP 2010 Mosquito Summary-

 

Target Species

Δ From

Δ From

Predominant Trap Site(s)

 

 

Last Week

Last Year

 

Aedes vexans

+600.0%*

-89.86%

Millbury, Webster

Coquillettidia perturbans

+306.7%

-1.460%

Millbury, Webster

Culiseta melanura

+375.0%

-56.82%

Webster, Tewksbury

Ochlerotatus canadensis

+00.00%

-100.0%

N/A

Culex Species

+29.86%

-48.75%

Hudson, Shrewsbury

All Species

+92.55%

-46.64%

Millbury, Webster

 

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

 

*Single digit specimens collected

Submitted by Frank Cornine, CMMCP Field Biologist


Central Mass. Mosquito Control Project

Weekly Report- 8/1/10 - 8/7/10

EPI Week #31

 

 

Cumulative Surveillance Summary

Target Species

Ae. vex

Cq. per

Cs. mel

Oc. can

Culex

All Species

No. Pools

19

185

142

71

509

1719

Total Specimens

61

6855

600

410

5825

16573

No. Pools WNV +

0

0

0

0

1

1

No. Pools EEE +

0

0

0

0

0

0

*Pool of WNV+ Culex Species collected in Berlin on 7/29/10

 

 

Weather Summary (Northborough, MA): The weather for this particular week averaged 73.47F with a recorded high temperature of 91.8F and a recorded low temperature of only 53.5F. For this week there was a total of 0.05 inches of rain observed. Compared to the previous week, it was approximately 0.16F cooler on average, and rained 0.03 inches more. July finished with 1.48 inches of rain, while the total rainfall for the month of June was 3.54 inches. Requests for spraying totaled 489 this week, 34% more than the 7 year average of 365 for EPI week #31. This is about even from EPI week #30. For the year we have received 34% more requests; 8,898 requests to date compared to the 7 year average of 6,672.

 

CMMCP 2010 Mosquito Summary-

 

Target Species

Δ From

Δ From

Predominant Trap Site(s)

 

 

Last Week

Last Year

 

Aedes vexans

-66.66%

-98.25%

Fitchburg

Coquillettidia perturbans

-31.65%

-60.05%

Stow, Littleton

Culiseta melanura

+400.0%*

-88.24%

Holliston

Ochlerotatus canadensis

-100.0%

-100.0%

N/A

Culex Species

+137.6%

-47.07%

Shrewsbury, Northbridge, Auburn

All Species

+31.34%

-58.33%

Shrewsbury, Northbridge, Stow

 

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

 

*Single digit specimens collected

Submitted by Frank Cornine, CMMCP Field Biologist


Central Mass. Mosquito Control Project

Weekly Report- 7/25/10-7/31/10

EPI Week #30

 

 

Cumulative Surveillance Summary

Target Species

Ae. vex

Cq. per

Cs. mel

Oc. can

Culex

All Species

No. Pools

16

166

134

69

448

1533

Total Specimens

50

6601

583

391

4802

14852

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 73.63F with a recorded high temperature of 90.7F and a recorded low temperature of only 54.6F. For this week there was a total of 0.02 inches of rain observed. Compared to the previous week, it was approximately 1.31F cooler on average, and rained 0.85 inches less. July finished with 1.48 inches of rain, while the total rainfall for the month of June was 3.54 inches. Requests for spraying totaled 497 this week, 34% more than the 7 year average of 371 for EPI week #30. This is a 40% increase from EPI week #29. For the year we have received 34% more requests; 8,409 requests to date compared to the 7 year average of 6,307.

 

CMMCP 2010 Mosquito Summary-

 

Target Species

Δ From

Δ From

Predominant Trap Site(s)

 

 

Last Week

Last Year

 

Aedes vexans

+300%*

-92.86%

Stow

Coquillettidia perturbans

-65.18%

-72.05%

Stow, Billerica, Lancaster

Culiseta melanura

-100.0%

-100.0%

Westford

Ochlerotatus canadensis

+00.00%

-96.67%

Chelmsford

Culex Species

-74.20%

-76.15%

Auburn, Ashland, Westborough

All Species

-63.15%

-72.58%

Stow, Lancaster

 

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

 

*Single digit specimens collected

Submitted by Frank Cornine, CMMCP Field Biologist


Central Mass. Mosquito Control Project

Weekly Report- 7/18/10-7/24/10

EPI Week #29

 

 

Cumulative Surveillance Summary

Target Species

Ae. vex

Cq. per

Cs. mel

Oc. can

Culex

All Species

No. Pools

11

148

127

68

395

1341

Total Specimens

27

6303

575

390

4353

13767

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 74.94F with a recorded high temperature of 90.4F and a recorded low temperature of only 60.1F. For this week there was a total of 0.87 inches of rain observed. Compared to the previous week, it was approximately 1.96F cooler on average, and rained 0.45 inches more. July has accumulated only 1.46 inches of rain, while the total rainfall for the month of June was 3.54 inches. Requests for spraying totaled 355 this week, 35% less than the 7 year average of 480 for EPI week #29. This is a 23% decrease from EPI week #28. For the year we have received 33% more requests; 7,912 requests to date compared to the 7 year average of 5,936.

 

CMMCP 2010 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

-21.85%

-63.88%

Acton

Culiseta melanura

-65.52%

-93.15%

Holliston

Ochlerotatus canadensis

-50.00%

-96.15%

Stow

Culex Species

+146.1%

+4.640%

Auburn, Westborough

All Species

+22.19%

-50.92%

Acton, Holliston, Auburn

 

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

Submitted by Frank Cornine, CMMCP Field Biologist


Central Mass. Mosquito Control Project

Weekly Report- 7/11/10-7/17/10

EPI Week #28

 

 

Cumulative Surveillance Summary

Target Species

Ae. vex

Cq. per

Cs. mel

Oc. can

Culex

All Species

No. Pools

10

132

116

67

337

1159

Total Specimens

26

5131

548

389

3398

11047

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 76.90F with a recorded high temperature of 92.5F and a recorded low temperature of only 64.8F. For this week there was a total of 0.42 inches of rain observed. Compared to the previous week, it was approximately 3.80F cooler on average, and rained 0.25 inches more. July has accumulated only 0.59 inches of rain, while the total rainfall for the month of June was 3.54 inches. Requests for spraying totaled 437 this week, 21% less than the 7 year average of 527 for EPI week #28. This is a 15% decrease from EPI week #27. For the year we have received 38% more requests; 7,557 requests to date compared to the 7 year average of 5,456.

 

CMMCP 2010 Mosquito Summary-

 

Target Species

Δ From

Δ From

Predominant Trap Site(s)

 

 

Last Week

Last Year

 

Aedes vexans

-83.33%

-98.46%

Billerica

Coquillettidia perturbans

+40.00%

-39.32%

Westford, Billerica

Culiseta melanura

+400.0%

-46.30%

Westford, Webster

Ochlerotatus canadensis

-50.00%

-95.92%

Westford, Webster

Culex Species

+51.46%

-55.61%

Chelmsford, Auburn

All Species

+41.00%

-47.58%

Westford, Billerica

 

The predominant mosquito for the week was Coquillettidia perturbans.

Submitted by Frank Cornine, CMMCP Field Biologist


Central Mass. Mosquito Control Project

Weekly Report- 7/4/10-7/10/10

EPI Week #27

 

 

Cumulative Surveillance Summary

Target Species

Ae. vex

Cq. per

Cs. mel

Oc. can

Culex

All Species

No. Pools

9

108

104

65

288

1067

Total Specimens

25

4270

515

387

2922

9480

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 80.7F with a recorded high temperature of 99.9F and a recorded low temperature of only 60.3F. For this week there was a total of 0.18 inches of rain observed. Compared to the previous week, it was approximately 8.99F warmer on average, and rained 0.18 inches more. July has accumulated only 0.18 inches of rain, while the total rainfall for the month of June was 3.54 inches. Requests for spraying totaled 504 this week, about even with the 7 year average of 501 for EPI week #27. This is a 22% decrease from EPI week #26. For the year we have received 44% more requests; 7,120 requests to date compared to the 7 year average of 4,929.

 

CMMCP 2010 Mosquito Summary-

 

Target Species

Δ From

Δ From

Predominant Trap Site(s)

 

 

Last Week

Last Year

 

Aedes vexans

+300.0%

+50.00%

Hopkinton, Shrewsbury

Coquillettidia perturbans

-13.67%

+9.090%

Auburn, Acton

Culiseta melanura

-75.00%

-93.33%

Holliston

Ochlerotatus canadensis

-71.43%

-33.33%

Auburn, Shrewsbury

Culex Species

-21.37%

+41.10%

Westford, Northbridge

All Species

-17.67%

-2.970%

Holliston, Auburn, Acton

 

The predominant mosquito for the week was Coquillettidia perturbans.

Submitted by Frank Cornine, CMMCP Field Biologist


Central Mass. Mosquito Control Project

Weekly Report- 6/27/10-7/3/10

EPI Week #26

 

 

Cumulative Surveillance Summary

Target Species

Ae. vex

Cq. per

Cs. mel

Oc. can

Culex

All Species

No. Pools

6

98

97

63

256

945

Total Specimens

19

3910

474

385

2556

8516

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 71.71F with a recorded high temperature of 90.7F and a recorded low temperature of only 52.1F. For this week there was a total of 0.00 inches of rain observed. Compared to the previous week, it was approximately 2.48F cooler on average, and rained about .54 inches less. June accumulated 3.89 inches of rain, while the total rainfall for the month of May was 3.02 inches. Requests for spraying totaled 616 this week, even with the 7 year average of 615 for EPI week #26. This is a 33% decrease from EPI week #25. For the year we have received 49% more requests; 6,616 requests to date compared to the 7 year average of 4,428.

 

CMMCP 2010 Mosquito Summary-

 

Target Species

Δ From

Δ From

Predominant Trap Site(s)

 

 

Last Week

Last Year

 

Aedes vexans

+200.0%

+33.33%

Westborough

Coquillettidia perturbans

+02.21%

-62.76%

Westford, Lancaster, Millbury

Culiseta melanura

-63.38%

-77.97%

Westford, Chelmsford

Ochlerotatus canadensis

-84.76%

-73.77%

Westford, Leominster

Culex Species

-24.71%

-02.52%

Leominster, Clinton

All Species

-11.46%

-54.17%

Leominster, Westford, Lancaster

 

The predominant mosquito for the week was Coquillettidia perturbans.

Submitted by Frank Cornine, CMMCP Field Biologist


Central Mass. Mosquito Control Project

Weekly Report- 6/20/10-6/26/10

EPI Week #25

 

 

Cumulative Surveillance Summary

Target Species

Ae. vex

Cq. per

Cs. mel

Oc. can

Culex

All Species

No. Pools

4

70

79

55

198

732

Total Specimens

6

2191

437

369

1841

5748

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 74.19F with a recorded high temperature of 91.2F and a recorded low temperature of only 57.6F. For this week there was a total of 0.54 inches of rain observed. Compared to the previous week, it was approximately 6.86F warmer on average, and rained about .49 inches more. June has accumulated 3.89 inches of rain, while the total rainfall for the month of May was 2.42 inches. Requests for spraying totaled 819 this week, 13% above the 7 year average of 725 for EPI week #25. This is a 30% increase from EPI week #24. For the year we have received 57% more requests; 6,000 requests to date compared to the 7 year average of 3,813.

 

CMMCP 2010 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

+41.58%

+117.5%

Shrewsbury, Stow

Culiseta melanura

-6.580%

-56.44%

Holliston

Ochlerotatus canadensis

+707.7%

+75.00%

Hopkinton

Culex Species

+82.92%

+221.3%

Southborough, Hopedale

All Species

+54.89%

+85.64%

Shrewsbury, Holliston

 

The predominant mosquito for the week was Coquillettidia perturbans.

Submitted by Frank Cornine, CMMCP Field Biologist


Central Mass. Mosquito Control Project

Weekly Report- 6/13/10-6/19/10

EPI Week #24

 

 

Cumulative Surveillance Summary

Target Species

Ae. vex

Cq. per

Cs. mel

Oc. can

Culex

All Species

No. Pools

4

48

57

43

144

497

Total Specimens

6

906

279

262

984

3094

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 67.33F with a recorded high temperature of 89.7F and a recorded low temperature of only 49.2F. For this week there was also a total of 0.13 inches of rain observed. Compared to the previous week, it was approximately 6.29F warmer on average, and rained about 1.98 inches less. June has accumulated 3.35 inches of rain, while the total rainfall for the month of May was 2.42 inches. Requests for spraying totaled 631 this week, 11% below the 7 year average of 699 for EPI week #24. This is a 15% decrease from EPI week #23. For the year we have received 68% more requests; 5,181 requests to date compared to the 7 year average of 3,088.

 

CMMCP 2010 Mosquito Summary-

 

Target Species

Δ From

Δ From

Predominant Trap Site(s)

 

 

Last Week

Last Year

 

Aedes vexans

-75.00%

+00.00%

Dracut

Coquillettidia perturbans

+569.1%

+54.62%

Lunenburg, Wilmington

Culiseta melanura

+153.3%

-35.04%

Lunenburg, Wilmington, Tewksbury

Ochlerotatus canadensis

-81.16%

-64.86%

Holliston

Culex Species

+264.9%

+16.12%

Auburn

All Species

+216.4%

+21.72%

Lunenburg, Wilmington, Auburn

 

The predominant mosquito for the week was Coquillettidia perturbans.

Submitted by Frank Cornine, CMMCP Field Biologist


Central Mass. Mosquito Control Project

Weekly Report- 6/6/10-6/12/10

EPI Week #23

 

 

Cumulative Surveillance Summary

Target Species

Ae. vex

Cq. per

Cs. mel

Oc. can

Culex

All Species

No. Pools

3

22

42

33

93

326

Total Specimens

5

155

198

234

386

1463

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 61.04F with a recorded high temperature of 80.9F and a recorded low temperature of only 45.2F. For this week there was also a total of 2.11 inches of rain observed. Compared to the previous week, it was approximately 10.17F cooler on average, and rained about 1 inch more. The total rainfall for the month of May was 2.42 inches. Requests for spraying totaled 729 this week, 11% below the 7 year average of 811 for EPI week #23. This is a 33% decrease from EPI week #22. For the year we have received 91% more requests; 4,550 requests to date compared to the 7 year average of 2,389.

 

 

CMMCP 2010 Mosquito Summary-

 

Target Species

Δ From

Δ From

Predominant Trap Site(s)

 

 

Last Week

Last Year

 

Aedes vexans

+400.0%

+300.0%

Northborough, Shrewsbury

Coquillettidia perturbans

+340.0%

+23.60%

Marlborough, Holliston

Culiseta melanura

-40.00%

-90.07%

Hopkinton

Ochlerotatus canadensis

+68.29%

+43.75%

Hopkinton, Boxborough

Culex Species

+50.98%

-33.04%

Marlborough, Acton

All Species

+84.16%

-40.29%

Marlborough, Hopkinton, Holliston

 

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

 

*Low early season numbers may contribute to these comparisons being not as significant as they appear

Submitted by Frank Cornine, CMMCP Field Biologist


 

 

PRIOR YEAR'S REPORTS:

2009 Surveillance data

 

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.