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Ecological divergence of burying beetles into the forest canopy

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Ecological divergence of burying beetles into the forest canopy https://t.co/iUbKGrwKHj
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Supplemental Information

Dataset used in our study, excluding zeros (traps that did not catch any beetles)

DOI: 10.7287/peerj.preprints.3444v1/supp-1

Dataset used in our study, including zeros (traps that did not catch any beetles)

DOI: 10.7287/peerj.preprints.3444v1/supp-2

R code: Test for differences between ground and canopy traps in number of species and number of beetles, random forest models, binomial GLM models

DOI: 10.7287/peerj.preprints.3444v1/supp-3

Readme file: description of variables in the datasets

DOI: 10.7287/peerj.preprints.3444v1/supp-4

Additional Information

Competing Interests

The authors declare that they have no competing interests.

Author Contributions

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

Kevin W Burke performed the experiments, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Adam Schizkoske conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments.

David V Beresford reviewed drafts of the paper.

Paul R Martin 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.

Funding

This work was supported a Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada grant to Paul R. Martin (NSERC Discovery Grant No. RGPIN/355519-2013), and the Summer Work Experience Program at Queen's University. The funders had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript.


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