About the Authors

Árpád S. Nyári

arpinyari@gmail.com

Affiliations Department of Biology, Loyola University Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America, Department of Zoology, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, Oklahoma, United States of America

Sushma Reddy

Affiliation Department of Biology, Loyola University Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Obtained molecular sequences for phylogenetic framework: SR. Conceived and designed the experiments: ASN SR. Performed the experiments: ASN. Analyzed the data: ASN. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: ASN SR. Wrote the paper: ASN SR.