Using host associations to predict spatial patterns in the species richness of the parasites of North American carnivores
Version of Record online: 28 SEP 2010
© 2010 Blackwell Publishing Ltd/CNRS
Volume 13, Issue 11, pages 1411–1418, November 2010
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Harris, N. C. and Dunn, R. R. (2010), Using host associations to predict spatial patterns in the species richness of the parasites of North American carnivores. Ecology Letters, 13: 1411–1418. doi: 10.1111/j.1461-0248.2010.01527.x
- Issue online: 19 OCT 2010
- Version of Record online: 28 SEP 2010
- Editor, Vojtech Novotny Manuscript received 10 December 2009 First decision made 5 January 2010 Second decision made 26 May 2010 Third decision made 12 July 2010 Manuscript accepted 23 July 2010
Figure S1 Because empirical estimates of how parasite diversity varies across the geographic range of hosts are lacking, we explored how using 5, 20 and 50% truncation of parasite ranges would alter spatial patterns using the southern-bias scenario (where parasite distributions are limited from the northern-most regions).
Figure S2 Latitudinal patterns in total parasite species richness with complete matching of host and parasite ranges for northern (a), southern (b), central (c) and marginal (d) biases relative to the distributions of their hosts.
Table S1 Estimates of total and specialist parasite species richness for 29 species of North American carnivores.
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