About the Authors

Ashok Kumar Mallik

Contributed equally to this work with: Ashok Kumar Mallik, N. Srikanthan Achyuthan

Roles Conceptualization, Data curation, Formal analysis, Investigation, Methodology, Resources, Software, Supervision, Validation, Visualization, Writing – original draft

ashokgene@gmail.com

Affiliation Center for Ecological Sciences, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, Karnataka, India

N. Srikanthan Achyuthan

Contributed equally to this work with: Ashok Kumar Mallik, N. Srikanthan Achyuthan

Roles Conceptualization, Data curation, Formal analysis, Investigation, Methodology, Supervision, Validation, Visualization, Writing – original draft

Affiliation Center for Ecological Sciences, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, Karnataka, India

Sumaithangi R. Ganesh

Roles Data curation, Methodology, Supervision, Validation, Writing – original draft, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Chennai Snake Park, Raj Bhavan post, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

Saunak P. Pal

Roles Data curation, Investigation, Resources

Affiliations Center for Ecological Sciences, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, Karnataka, India, Bombay Natural History Society, Hornbill House, Opposite Lion Gate, Fort, Mumbai, India

S. P. Vijayakumar

Roles Conceptualization, Funding acquisition, Resources, Supervision, Writing – review & editing

Affiliations Center for Ecological Sciences, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, Karnataka, India, Department of Biological Sciences, The George Washington University, Washington, DC, United States of America

Kartik Shanker

Roles Conceptualization, Funding acquisition, Investigation, Methodology, Project administration, Resources, Supervision, Validation, Visualization, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Center for Ecological Sciences, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, Karnataka, India

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.