About the Authors

Konstantin Khalturin

Affiliation Zoological Institute, Christian-Albrechts-University, Am Botanishen Garten 1-9, 24118 Kiel, Germany

Friederike Anton-Erxleben

Affiliation Zoological Institute, Christian-Albrechts-University, Am Botanishen Garten 1-9, 24118 Kiel, Germany

Sylvia Sassmann

Affiliation Zoological Institute, Christian-Albrechts-University, Am Botanishen Garten 1-9, 24118 Kiel, Germany

Jörg Wittlieb

Affiliation Zoological Institute, Christian-Albrechts-University, Am Botanishen Garten 1-9, 24118 Kiel, Germany

Georg Hemmrich

Affiliation Zoological Institute, Christian-Albrechts-University, Am Botanishen Garten 1-9, 24118 Kiel, Germany

Thomas C. G Bosch

To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: tbosch@zoologie.uni-kiel.de

Affiliation Zoological Institute, Christian-Albrechts-University, Am Botanishen Garten 1-9, 24118 Kiel, Germany

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

KK, FA-E, JW, GH, and TCGB conceived and designed the experiments. KK, FA-E, SS, JW, GH, and TCGB performed the experiments. KK, FA-E, SS, JW, GH, and TCGB analyzed the data. GH contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools. KK and TCGB wrote the paper.