Table 1

Amphibian deaths and morbidity associated with chytridiomycosis

SpeciesLocationDate of deathNo. with chytridiomycosis/ no. examined
Taudactylus acutirostris Big Tableland, Australia, 15°42′S, 145°16′E, andNovember 1993–January 1994 2/2
Captive Townsville, AustraliaOctober 1993 5/7*
Litoria rheocola Big Tableland, Australia, 15°42′S, 145°16′EOctober–November 1993 1/2*
Litoria nannotis Big Tableland, Australia, 15°42′S, 145°16′EOctober–November 1993 2/4*
Taudactylus eungellensis Eungella National Park, 21°04′S, 148°38′EOctober 1995 1/1
Litoria lesueuri Mary River, Australia, 26°37′S, 152°41′EMay–June 1996 5/5
Limnodynastes dumerilii Goomburra, Australia, 27°58′S, 152°20′EDecember 1996 1/1
Litoria caerulea Brisbane, Australia, 27°38′S, 152°23′E,July–September 1996 7/8
Casino, Australia, 28°50′S, 153°02′E; andJuly 1996 3/4
Brisbane, Australia, 27°37′S, 152°38′EJune–July 1997 5/5
Limno dynastes tasmaniensis Adelaide, Australia, 34°46′S, 138°32′EMay–June 1996 4/4
Mixophyes fleayi Cunningham’s Gap, Australia, 28°03′S, 152°22′EAugust–October 1996 4/5
Bufo marinus Captive Geelong, AustraliaJune–August 199618/18
Mixophyes fasciolatus Captive Melbourne, AustraliaDecember 1996–February 199735/35
Litoria spenceri Central Highlands, Australia, 37°22′S, 146°02′EFebruary 1998 4/4
Atelopus chiriquiensis Captive, Cerro Pando, PanamaFebruary 1994 4/5
Atelopus varius Fortuna, Panama, 8°43′N, 82°14′WJanuary 1997 3/3
Bufo haematiticus Fortuna, Panama, 8°43′N, 82°14′WJanuary 1997 2/2
Cochranella prosoblepon Fortuna, Panama, 8°43′N, 82°14′WJanuary 1997 2/2
Cochranella albomaculata Fortuna, Panama, 8°43′N, 82°14′WJanuary 1997 2/2
Eleutherodactylus emcelae Fortuna, Panama, 8°43′N, 82°14′WJanuary 1997 8/8
Eleutherodactylus cruentus Fortuna, Panama, 8°43′N, 82°14′WJanuary 1997 2/2
  • * Histological examination of the skin was limited to the dorsum.