About the Authors

Jianwei Li, Sabrina Lehmann, Irene Ojeda Naharros, Ernst A. Wimmer
Department of Developmental Biology, Johann-Friedrich-Blumenbach-Institute of Zoology and Anthropology, GZMB, Ernst-Caspari-Haus, Georg-August-University Göttingen, Göttingen, Germany

Bernhard Weißbecker, Stefan Schütz
Department of Forest Zoology and Forest Conservation, Büsgen-Institute, Georg-August-University Göttingen, Göttingen, Germany

Gerrit Joop
Department of Evolutionary Ecology and Genetics, Zoological Institute, Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel, Kiel, Germany

Corresponding Author

ewimmer@gwdg.de

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: JL EAW. Performed the experiments: JL SL BW ION GJ. Analyzed the data: JL SL BW GJ EAW. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: SS. Wrote the paper: JL EAW.