About the Authors

Jorge Soberón

jsoberon@ku.edu

Affiliation Biodiversity Institute and Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas, United States of America

A. Townsend Peterson

Affiliation Biodiversity Institute and Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist. The opinions in this Perspective are not the official points of view of our institutions or countries.