About the Authors

Frank Glaw

Affiliation Zoologische Staatssammlung München, München, Germany

Jörn Köhler

Affiliation Hessisches Landesmuseum Darmstadt, Darmstadt, Germany

Ted M. Townsend

Affiliation Department of Biology, San Diego State University, San Diego, California, United States of America

Miguel Vences


Affiliation Division of Evolutionary Biology, Zoological Institute, Technical University of Braunschweig, Braunschweig, Germany

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: FG JK TMT MV. Performed the experiments: FG JK TMT MV. Analyzed the data: FG JK TMT MV. Wrote the paper: FG JK TMT MV.