Data from: Condition-specific competition governs the geographic distribution and diversity of ectoparasites

Malenke JR, Newbold N, Clayton DH

Date Published: September 24, 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5061/dryad.2003

 

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Title Louse populations at high and low humidity levels
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Description This file contains the population sizes of the two species of lice, C. macrourae3 and C. baculoides at the high and low humidity treatments in a captive animal experiment.
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Title Populations of C. macrourae3 alone and sharing a host
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Description This file and the next file contain the population size data for the tests for the presence of competition between either louse species alone compared to sharing the host. The data has been split into a file for C. macrourae3 and one for C. baculoides data.
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Title Populations of C. baculoides alone and sharing a host
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Description This file and the previous file contain the population size data for the tests for the presence of competition between either louse species alone compared to sharing the host. The data has been split into a file for C. macrourae3 and one for C. baculoides data.
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Title Survival and reproduction of lice in incubator across humidity levels
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Description This file contains all the data for the incubator survival and reproduction experiments. It includes adult survival data, number of surviving nymphs per female, and number of eggs laid per female for both C. macrourae3 and C. baculoides at 4 different relative humidity levels (70%, 60%, 50% and 40%).
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Title Change in mass of C. macrourae3 and C. baculoides in incubator
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Description This file contains the data for the short-term weight loss trial in an incubator. It includes average weights for groups C. macourae3 and C. baculoides before and after time spent in a low humidity environment.
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When using this data, please cite the original publication:

Malenke JR, Newbold N, Clayton DH (2011) Condition-specific competition governs the geographic distribution and diversity of ectoparasites. The American Naturalist 177(4): 522-534. http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/658176

Additionally, please cite the Dryad data package:

Malenke JR, Newbold N, Clayton DH (2011) Data from: Condition-specific competition governs the geographic distribution and diversity of ectoparasites. Dryad Digital Repository. http://dx.doi.org/10.5061/dryad.2003
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