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Competing Interests

The authors declare that they have no competing interests.

Author Contributions

Natália J Mendes conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, analyzed the data, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, wrote the paper, prepared figures and/or tables, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Vanessa P Cruz conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, analyzed the data, wrote the paper, prepared figures and/or tables, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Fernando Y Ashikaga conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, analyzed the data, prepared figures and/or tables, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Sâmia M Camargo performed the experiments, analyzed the data, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Claudio Oliveira analyzed the data, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Andrew N Piercy contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, reviewed drafts of the paper.

George H Burgess contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Rui Coelho analyzed the data, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Miguel N Santos contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Fernando F Mendonça conceived and designed the experiments, analyzed the data, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, wrote the paper, prepared figures and/or tables, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Fausto Foresti analyzed the data, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Animal Ethics

The following information was supplied relating to ethical approvals (i.e., approving body and any reference numbers):

Institutional Review Board Ministério do Meio Ambiente - MMA. Approval number the statement of the research: 50463-1.

DNA Deposition

The following information was supplied regarding the deposition of DNA sequences:

GenBank

BankIt1851998 Seq1 KT598263

BankIt1851998 Seq2 KT598264

BankIt1851998 Seq3 KT598265

BankIt1851998 Seq4 KT598266

BankIt1851998 Seq5 KT598267

BankIt1851998 Seq6 KT598268

BankIt1851998 Seq7 KT598269

BankIt1851998 Seq8 KT598270

BankIt1851998 Seq9 KT598271

Data Deposition

The following information was supplied regarding data availability:

Genbank

Funding

R. Coelho is supported by an Investigador-FCT contract from the Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT, Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia) supported by the EU European Social Fund and the Programa Operacional Potencial Humano (Ref: IF/00253/2014). N.J. Mendes was supported by a grant from Foundation for Research Support of the São Paulo State - FAPESP (Ref: 2013/14555-4). This work was funded by FAPESP (Ref: BIOTA 2011/23787-0). The funders had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript.


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