About the Authors

Charles J. Marsh

C.Marsh@leeds.ac.uk

Current address: School of Biology, University of Leeds, Leeds, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom

Affiliation Department of Life Sciences, Imperial College London at Silwood Park, Ascot, Berkshire, United Kingdom

Julio Louzada

Affiliation Departamento de Biologia, Universidade Federal de Lavras, Lavras, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Wallace Beiroz

Affiliation Departamento de Biologia, Universidade Federal de Lavras, Lavras, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Robert M. Ewers

Affiliation Department of Life Sciences, Imperial College London at Silwood Park, Ascot, Berkshire, United Kingdom

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: CJM. Performed the experiments: CJM WB. Analyzed the data: CJM. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: JL WB. Wrote the manuscript: CJM RME JL.