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Different environmental gradients affect different measures of snake β-diversity in the Amazon rainforests

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Supplemental Information

Dataset of snakes from 21 sampling plots in central-southwestern Brazilian Amazonia

DOI: 10.7287/peerj.preprints.27146v1/supp-2

Additional Information

Competing Interests

The authors declare that they have no competing interests.

Author Contributions

Rafael de Fraga conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, analyzed the data, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, prepared figures and/or tables, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft.

Miquéias Ferrão conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft.

Adam J Stow conceived and designed the experiments, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft.

William E Magnusson conceived and designed the experiments, analyzed the data, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft.

Albertina P Lima conceived and designed the experiments, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft.

Field Study Permissions

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

Specimens were collected under RAN-ICMBio/IBAMA permanent license number 13777-2/2008. ICMBio and RAN are institutes of the Ministry of Environment, Government of Brazil. These permits were subject to approval of all procedures for collecting and euthanizing snakes.

Data Deposition

The following information was supplied regarding data availability:

For safety, we are uploading files containing raw data for review purposes, and if the manuscript is accepted for publication, the data will be made available in the public repository of PPBio - http://ppbio.inpa.gov.br

Funding

Data collection in the Madeira River plots was supported by the Wildlife Conservation Program from Santo Energia S.A. Data collection in the Highway BR-319 plots was financed by the PRONEX – CNPq/FAPEAM, proc. 653/2009 to A.P. Lima. A major grant from the FAPESP/FAPEAM (465/2010) and CNPq (473308/2009-6) to HIDROVEG project and additional funding from provided by PRONEX - FAPEAM (1600/2006). PPBio – Programa de Pesquisas em Biodiversidade (CNPq 558318/2009-6), INCT CENBAM – Centro de Estudos Integrados da Biodiversidade Amazônica and LBA – Programa de Grande Escala da Biosfera-Atmosfera na Amazônia supported logistics to data collection. The Coordenação de Aperfeiçoamento de Pessoal de Nível Superior – CAPES provided a scholarship to R. de Fraga. CNPq – Programa Ciência sem fronteiras provided scholarship to A. Stow. The funders had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript.


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