About the Authors
- Shuang Yang, Xin Li, Yun Ding, Qi Zhou, Yue Zhang, Ruoping Zhao, Lixin Peng, Wen Wang
- Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS)—Max Planck Junior Research Group, Key Laboratory of Cellular and Molecular Evolution, Kunming Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Kunming, Yunnan, China
- Shuang Yang, Xin Li, Yun Ding, Qi Zhou
- Graduate School of Chinese Academy Sciences, Beijing, China
- J. Roman Arguello, Frédéric Brunet, Manyuan Long
- Committee on Evolutionary Biology, The University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
- Ying Chen, Manyuan Long
- Department of Ecology and Evolution, The University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.
ML and WW conceived and designed the experiments. SY, JRA, ML, and WW analyzed data. SY, XL, YD, QZ, YC, YZ, RZ, FB, LP, and WW performed molecular and cytological experiments. JRA conducted computer simulation. SY, JRA, ML, and WW wrote the paper.