24-hour catches: Bwamba Tree Survey, Volume II

Scope and Content

Catch records titled Twenty four hour catch record, Yellow Fever Research Institute. Data recorded under subject headings include: Catch number; Date; Time started; Locality; Number of catchers; Bait hours; Hours LMT (includes hours of the day); Weather. Records capture the time of; the total number of species caught and weather conditions per catch from each platform level.

The catch records describe 24 hour mosquito catches taken from trees around Bwamba, Uganda, and relate to nine Catch Series, made from six catches per series. Three boys were used as bait on a ground level platform.  

  • Catch Series 146-47-84-86-88-90 at Ntotoro II (62) Oct 1947-Mar 1948 (pp 1-21);
  • Catch Series 197-199-201-203-207 at Ntotoro III (77) Mar-Apr 1948 (pp 22-42);
  • Catch Series 198-200-202-204-206-208 at Ntotoro IV (55) May-Jun 1948 (pp 43-57);
  • Catch Series 185-87-89-91-93-95 at Ntotoro V (73) Mar 1948 (pp 65-84);
  • Catch Series 264-67-73-76-79 at Ntotoro VI (59) Jun 1948 (pp 85-105);
  • Catch Series 305-08-11-14-17-20 at Ntotoro VII (46) Jun-Jul 1948 (pp 106-126);
  • Catch Series 228-231-234-237-240-243 Nyabiasa River (48) May-Jun 1948 (pp 127-147);
  • Catch Series 229-232-235-238-241-244 Kirimia II (53) May-Jun 1948 (pp 148-168);
  • Catch Series 246-249-252-255-258-261 Mahahawu River (56) Jun 1948 (pp 169-189);
  • Catch Series 147-250-253-256-262 at Sara River (54) Jun 1948 (pp 190-209).