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Table 2 Spatiotemporal distribution of foxes with mange-like lesions from 1958 to 2018. Affected foxes (Vulpes vulpes) with mange-like lesions submitted from three biogeographical regions and eleven subregions in the framework of the general health surveillance programme for wildlife in Switzerland. Percentage (%) followed by the number of foxes affected/examined in parentheses

From: Spatiotemporal spread of sarcoptic mange in the red fox (Vulpes vulpes) in Switzerland over more than 60 years: lessons learnt from comparative analysis of multiple surveillance tools

(Sub)region 1958–1969 1970–1979 1980–1989 1990–1999 2000–2009 2010–2018 Total
1 Jura 40 (2/5) 14 (2/14) 0 (0/9) 0 (0/15) 33 (13/39) 38 (14/37) 26 (31/119)
1.1 Southern Jura nd nd nd nd nd 50 (1/2) 50 (1/2)
1.2 Central Jura nd nd 0 (0/1) 0 (0/1) 50 (2/4) 0 (0/1) 29 (2/7)
1.3 Northern Jura 40 (2/5) 14 (2/14) 0 (0/8) 0 (0/14) 31 (11/35) 38 (13/34) 25 (28/110)
2 Plateau 31 (9/29) 22 (6/27) 0 (0/13) 5 (3/56) 24 (36/153) 15 (28/181) 18 (83/459)
2.1 Western Plateau 33 (6/18) 24 (6/25) 0 (0/9) 3 (1/29) 28 (31/110) 14 (7/49) 22 (51/240)
2.2 Eastern Plateau 27 (3/11) 0 (0/2) 0 (0/4) 7 (20/27) 12 (5/43) 16 (21/132) 22 (49/219)
3 Alps 67 (6/9) 18 (8/45) 0 (0/13) 28 (11/40) 61 (167/276) 13 (21/159) 39 (214/542)
3.1 Northwestern Alps 63 (5/8) 29 (2/7) 0 (0/10) 22 (6/27) 71 (88/124) 8 (3/36) 49 (104/212)
3.2 Central Alps nd nd 0 (0/1) nd 55 (12/22) 17 (5/30) 32 (17/53)
3.3 Northeastern Alps 100 (1/1) nd 0 (0/1) 0 (0/2) 7 (1/15) 39 (7/18) 24 (9/37)
3.4 Southwestern Alps nd nd nd 0.0 (0/1) 65 (50/77) 24 (4/17) 57 (54/95)
3.5 Southern Alps nd nd 0 (0/1) 67 (2/3) 83 (5/6) 0 (0/3) 54 (7/13)
3.6 Southeastern Alps nd 16 (6/38) nd 43 (3/7) 34 (11/32) 4 (2/55) 17 (22/132)
Switzerland 40 (17/43) 19 (16/86) 0 (0/35) 13 (14/111) 46 (216/468) 17 (63/377) 30 (326/1120)
  1. Abbreviation: nd: no data