About the Authors

Russell A. Ligon

russell.ligon@gmail.com

Current address: School of Life Sciences, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, United States of America

Affiliation Department of Biological Sciences, Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama, United States of America

Lynn Siefferman

Affiliation Department of Biological Sciences, Appalachian State University, Boone, North Carolina, United States of America

Geoffrey E. Hill

Affiliation Department of Biological Sciences, Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: RAL LS GEH. Performed the experiments: RAL. Analyzed the data: RAL. Wrote the paper: RAL LS GEH.