About the Authors

Colin Fontaine, Isabelle Dajoz, Jacques Meriguet
UMR 7618: Biogéochimie et Ecologie des Milieux Continentaux (BIOEMCO), Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris, France

Colin Fontaine, Isabelle Dajoz, Jacques Meriguet, Michel Loreau
UMR 7625: Fonctionnement et Évolution des Systèmes Écologiques, Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris, France

Michel Loreau
Department of Biology, McGill University, Montréal, Québec, Canada

Corresponding Author

colin.fontaine@biologie.ens.fr

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

CF and ID designed the experiment. CF, ID, and JM performed the experiment. CF analysed the data. CF, ID, and ML conceived the work and wrote the paper.