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Competing Interests

Todd Vision is an Academic Editor for PeerJ.

Author Contributions

Peter E Midford conceived and designed the experiments, analyzed the data, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, wrote the paper.

T Alex Dececchi conceived and designed the experiments, analyzed the data, wrote the paper.

James P Balhoff conceived and designed the experiments, analyzed the data, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, wrote the paper.

Wasila M Dahdul conceived and designed the experiments, analyzed the data, wrote the paper.

Nizar Ibrahim conceived and designed the experiments, analyzed the data, wrote the paper.

Hilmar Lapp conceived and designed the experiments, wrote the paper.

John G Lundberg conceived and designed the experiments, analyzed the data, wrote the paper.

Paula M Mabee conceived and designed the experiments, wrote the paper.

Paul C Sereno conceived and designed the experiments, wrote the paper.

Monte Westerfield conceived and designed the experiments, wrote the paper.

Todd J Vision conceived and designed the experiments, wrote the paper.

David C Blackburn conceived and designed the experiments, analyzed the data, wrote the paper.

Grant Disclosures

The following grant information was disclosed by the authors:

National Science Foundation: DBI-0641025, DBI-1062404, DBI-1062542, EF-0423641, EF-0905606

NIH: HG002659

Funding

This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation (NSF, grants DBI-0641025, DBI-1062404, and DBI-1062542) and the National Evolutionary Synthesis Center (NSF EF-0423641 and NSF EF-0905606). Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the NSF. We also acknowledge support from the National Institutes of Health (HG002659). The funders had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript.

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