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Volume 22, Number 7—July 2016

Dispatch

Expanding Distribution of Lethal Amphibian Fungus Batrachochytrium salamandrivorans in Europe

Annemarieke Spitzen-van der Sluijs, An Martel, Johan Asselberghs, Emma K. Bales, Wouter Beukema, Molly C. Bletz, Lutz Dalbeck, Edo Goverse, Alexander Kerres, Thierry Kinet, Kai Kirst, Arnaud Laudelout, Luis F. Marin da Fonte, Andreas Nöllert, Dagmar Ohlhoff, Joana Sabino-Pinto, Benedikt R. Schmidt, Jeroen Speybroeck, Frank Spikmans, Sebastian Steinfartz, Michael Veith, Miguel Vences, Norman Wagner, Frank Pasmans, and Stefan LöttersComments to Author 
Author affiliations: Reptile, Amphibian & Fish Conservation Netherlands, Nijmegen, the Netherlands (A. Spitzen-van der Sluijs, E. Goverse, F. Spikmans); Ghent University, Merelbeke, Belgium (A. Martel, W. Beukema, F. Pasmans); Natuurpunt Hylawerkgroep Beneden-Nete, Mechelen/Duffel, Belgium (J. Asselberghs); Technische Universität Braunschweig, Braunschweig, Germany (E.K. Bales, M.C. Bletz, J. Sabino-Pinto, S. Steinfartz, M. Vences); Biologische Station, Düren, Germany (L. Dalbeck, D. Ohlhoff); Consultant, Monschau, Germany (A. Kerres); Natagora, Namur, Belgium (T. Kinet, A. Laudelout); Biologische Station, Aachen, Germany (K. Kirst); Trier University, Trier, Germany (L.F. Marin da Fonte, M. Veith, N. Wagner, S. Lötters); Consultant, Jena, Germany (A. Nöllert); University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland (B.R. Schmidt); Koordinationsstelle für Amphibien und Reptilienschutz in der Schweiz, Neuchâtel, Switzerland (B.R. Schmidt); Research Institute for Nature and Forest, Brussels, Belgium (J. Speybroeck)

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Study sites for collection of amphibians in Western Europe, 2010–2016. Numbers correspond to field sites at which amphibians were collected and examined for Batrachochytrium salamandrivorans (Bsal) (Technical Appendix). Solid circles, Bsal detected; open circles, Bsal not detected. Larger cities are indicated in light gray. Note that there are additional sites where the fungus remained undetected (not shown).

Figure. Study sites for collection of amphibians in Western Europe, 2010–2016. Numbers correspond to field sites at which amphibians were collected and examined for Batrachochytrium salamandrivorans (Bsal) (Technical Appendix). Solid circles, Bsal detected; open circles, Bsal not detected. Larger cities are indicated in light gray. Note that there are additional sites where the fungus remained undetected (not shown).

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