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Competing Interests

Emilio M. Bruna, Thiago J. Izzo, Brian D. Inouye, and Heraldo L. Vasconcelos are affiliated with the Biological Dynamics of Forest Fragments Project, (INPA-STRI)

Author Contributions

Emilio M Bruna 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, wrote the grant that funded the research.

Thiago J Izzo conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, analyzed the data, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Brian D Inouye conceived and designed the experiments, analyzed the data, reviewed drafts of the paper, wrote the grant that funded the research.

Heraldo L Vasconcelos conceived and designed the experiments, analyzed the data, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Field Study Permissions

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

IBAMA License Number 226/2005

CNPq/MCT Scientific Expedition Processo CMC-033.03 and extensions

Grant Disclosures

The following grant information was disclosed by the authors:

CNPq Grants 552680/2006-0 and 490518/2006-0 and US National Science Foundation grants DEB-0452720 and DEB-0453631.

Data Deposition

The following information was supplied regarding the deposition of related data:

We will deposit to Dryad upon acceptance. Because the journal to which this article has been submitted is not an "integrated journal" Dryad does not allow deposition of data until the article has been accepted.

Funding

Financial support was provided by Brazil’s Conselho Nacional de Desenvolvimento Científico e Tecnológico and the US National Science Foundation. The funders had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript.


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