About the Authors

Ivana Mali

im1040@txstate.edu

Affiliation Department of Biology, Texas State University, San Marcos, Texas, United States of America

Michael W. Vandewege

Affiliation Department of Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Entomology and Plant Pathology, Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States of America

Scott K. Davis

Affiliation Turtle Survival Alliance, Fort Worth, Texas, United States of America

Michael R. J. Forstner

Affiliation Department of Biology, Texas State University, San Marcos, Texas, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: IM MRJF SKD. Analyzed the data: IM MVW. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: MVW. Wrote the paper: IM MVW MRJF. Contributed to compiling of data: SKD.