Appendix A: Description of the study area and the sampling locations.
Ecological Archives E093-074-A1.
Appendix B: Detailed description of null model development plus a discussion of the assumptions and their link with theory.
Ecological Archives E093-074-A2.
Appendix C: Detailed description of structural equation model (SEM) development, plus a discussion of the assumptions of the SEMs presented in the main text and extra SEM results, not shown in the main text.
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Appendix D: Traditional multiple regression analyses showing how trait similarity patterns change over environmental gradients.
Ecological Archives E093-074-A4.
Supplement 1: R script files to calculate trait expansion and dispersion patterns, a community composition matrix input file, and a species traits input file for both R scripts.
Ecological Archives E093-074-S1.