About the Authors

Edgardo Díaz-Ferguson

edgard03@ufl.edu

Affiliation Department of Biology, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, United States of America

Robert Haney

Affiliation Department of Organismal Biology and Anatomy, University of Chicago, Illinois, Chicago, United States of America

John Wares

Affiliation Department of Genetics, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, United States of America

Brian Silliman

Affiliation Department of Biology, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: EEDF BS. Performed the experiments: EEDF. Analyzed the data: EEDF RAH. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: EEDF RAH JW BS. Wrote the paper: EEDF RAH. Collected the samples in five out of eight sites: EEDF. Answered queries from reviewers: EEDF. Edits, reviewed proficiency of English language and contributed with technological support: RAH. Edits, intellectual support, guidance during the research: JW. Sampling, intellectual guidance and reviewed the proficiency of English language of the manuscript: BS.