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Supplemental Information

Nexus file with the 100 trees used in the analyses

DOI: 10.7287/peerj.preprints.2701v1/supp-1

Age and diet data of each taxon

DOI: 10.7287/peerj.preprints.2701v1/supp-2

Data matrix employed in the analysis

DOI: 10.7287/peerj.preprints.2701v1/supp-3

Character list and the region to which each character was assigned

DOI: 10.7287/peerj.preprints.2701v1/supp-4

Additional Information

Competing Interests

The author declares that they have no competing interests.

Author Contributions

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

Data Deposition

The following information was supplied regarding data availability:

The raw data has been supplied as supplementary files.


This study was funded by a Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft grant (number FR 2457/5-1), awarded to Professor Jӧrg Fröbisch. The funders had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript.

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