About the Authors

Max Rabus

rabus@bio.lmu.de

Affiliations Department of Biology II, Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich, Germany, Department of Animal Ecology I, University of Bayreuth, Germany

Thomas Söllradl

Affiliation Department of Precision, and Micro-Engineering, Engineering Physics, University of Applied Sciences Munich, Germany

Hauke Clausen-Schaumann

Affiliations Department of Precision, and Micro-Engineering, Engineering Physics, University of Applied Sciences Munich, Germany, Center for NanoScience, Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich, Germany

Christian Laforsch

Affiliations Department of Animal Ecology I, University of Bayreuth, Germany, Geo-Bio Center, Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich, Germany

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: MR TS HCS CL. Performed the experiments: MR TS. Analyzed the data: MR. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: HCS CL. Wrote the manuscript: MR TS HCS CL.