About the Authors

Sievert Rohwer, Vanya G. Rohwer, Michelle M. Copple
Burke Museum and Department of Biology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States of America

Robert E. Ricklefs
Department of Biology, University of Missouri-St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

Corresponding Author

rohwer@u.washington.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

The author(s) have made the following declarations about their contributions: Conceived and designed the experiments: SR RER VGR MC. Performed the experiments: SR RER VGR MC. Analyzed the data: SR RER VGR MC. Wrote the paper: SR RER.