Synthesis of Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis infection in South America reveals patterns of host taxonomic and geographic risk

Claudio Soto-Azat, Mario Alvarado-Rybak, Ismael Barria-Oyarzo, Pablo Gonzalez, Andres Valenzuela-Sánchez, Sandra V. Flechas, Alexandra Peñafiel-Ricaurte, Andrew A. Cunningham, Leonardo D. Bacigalupe The fungus Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis (Bd),which is a cause of amphibian chytridiomycosis, has been associated with alarming population declines and extinctions of amphibians worldwide. With its high amphibian species richness,…

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