About the Authors

Tod W. Reeder

Affiliation Department of Biology, San Diego State University, San Diego, California, 92182, United States of America

Ted M. Townsend

Affiliation Department of Biology, San Diego State University, San Diego, California, 92182, United States of America

Daniel G. Mulcahy

Affiliation Laboratories of Analytical Biology, Smithsonian Institution, 10th & Constitution Aves. NW, Washington, D.C., 20560, United States of America

Brice P. Noonan

Affiliation Department of Biology, University of Mississippi, Box 1848, Mississippi, 38677, United States of America

Perry L. Wood Jr.

Affiliation Department of Biology and Bean Life Science Museum, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, 84602, United States of America

Jack W. Sites Jr.

Affiliation Department of Biology and Bean Life Science Museum, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, 84602, United States of America

John J. Wiens

wiensj@email.arizona.edu

Affiliation Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, 85721, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: TWR JJW. Performed the experiments: TWR DGM PLW JJW. Analyzed the data: TWR DGM PLW JJW. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: TWR DGM PLW JJW. Wrote the paper: TWR TMT DGM BPN PLW JWS JJW.