About the Authors

Robert D. Anderson

Affiliation Department of Entomology and Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics – Penn State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Simon Blanford

stb13@psu.edu

Affiliations Department of Entomology and Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics – Penn State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States of America, Department of Biology and Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics – Penn State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Nina E. Jenkins

Affiliation Department of Entomology and Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics – Penn State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Matthew B. Thomas

Affiliations Department of Entomology and Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics – Penn State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States of America, Department of Biology and Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics – Penn State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: RDA SB MBT. Performed the experiments: RDA. Analyzed the data: RDA. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: NEJ. Wrote the paper: RDA SB MBT.