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Supplementary Materials

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  • Fig. S1. Distribution function of seed size diameter (mm) dispersed by the major frugivores in the Atlantic forest, Brazil.
  • Fig. S2. Maximum tree height by class of species according to its seed diameter and wood density.
  • Fig. S3. Relationship between wood density and seed diameter by dispersal mode.
  • Fig. S4. Relationships between abiotic variables and magnitude of carbon loss.
  • Fig. S5. Relationships between the compositional variables of each community and its magnitude of carbon loss.
  • Fig. S6. Linear regression of the above-ground biomass (AGB) and the proxy for basal area (BA) times the wood specific gravity (WSG) times maximum height for the different types of forest.
  • Fig. S7. Diagnostic plots of the regression model using basal area (BA) times the wood specific gravity (WSG) times tree maximum height (MaxHeight) as a proxy for AGB.
  • Table S1. Trait information of the 2014 species analyzed (available in the data repository).
  • Table S2. Atlantic Forest communities analyzed, their spatial localization in Brazil, and abiotic characteristics.
  • Table S3. Spearman correlations among dispersal traits and carbon traits.
  • Table S4. T test between carbon loss in random scenarios and defaunated scenarios at different intervals of species removed.
  • Table S5. Generalized linear model results showing the influence of abiotical and compositional variables on the magnitude of carbon loss of each community.
  • Table S6. Compositional characteristics of Atlantic Forest communities.
  • Supplementary code and data file available at https://github.com/pedroj/MS_Carbon (DOI:10.5281/zenodo.31880).
  • Code file S1. Simulation code in R (Simulation_Code.RMD).
  • Code file S2. Read me (Simulation_Code.html).
  • Data file S1. Trait information of the 2014 species analyzed (Table S1_Trait Data. xls).
  • Data file S2. Community data example for the simulation code (prove_community.csv).
  • References (188–214)

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