Figure 3. Time bar indicating when chytridiomycosis first appeared in the major centers of occurrence in relation to each other. Following a 23-year interruption in occurrences after the Xenopus laevis infection in 1938, records outside Africa appear with increasing frequency up until the present; North America (22), Australia (2,23), South America (5), Central America (24), Europe (6), Oceania (New Zealand) (25).
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