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The variables associated with each HormoneBase entry are listed below:

Variable name |
Variable definition |
Data type/unit |

Vert_Group |
Taxonomic group (amphibian, bird, fish, mammal, reptile) | String |

Genus |
Genus | String |

Species |
Species | String |

Common_name |
Common name | String |

Population_1 |
Name of first location at which samples were collected (city/region, state/province, country) | String |

Population_2 |
If applicable, name of second location at which samples were collected | String |

Population_3 |
If applicable, name of third location at which samples were collected | String |

Latitude |
Latitude of primary sampling location | Degrees decimal |

Longitude |
Longitude of primary sampling location | Degrees decimal |

LatLongEst |
Were latitude and longitude reported in the paper or estimated by data entry team? | Binary (Reported/Estimated) |

Elevation |
Elevation at primary sampling location | Numerical (in m) |

Years |
Year(s) during which study was conducted | Year |

Year_1 |
First year of study | Year |

Year_final |
Final year of study | Year |

Breeding_Cycle |
Data collected during breeding or non-breeding | Binary (Breeding/Nonbreeding) |

Molt |
Measurements were collected during molt | Binary (Y/N) |

Life_Stage |
Life history sub-stage (when provided): Prebreeding, Courtship, Incubation, Copulation, Gravid/Pregnant, Non-Gravid/Pregnant, Laying, Young care, Lactation, Post-breeding, Migration, Torpor, Hibernation, Pre-basic molt. If hormones were measured for a distinct morph or social status, indicate here. | String |

LifeHistConfirmed |
Sampled individuals were confirmed to be in the designated life history stage | Binary (Y/N) |

Jan_Sampled |
Measures were collected in January | Binary (Y/N) |

Feb_Sampled |
Measures were collected in February | Binary (Y/N) |

Mar_Sampled |
Measures were collected in March | Binary (Y/N) |

Apr_Sampled |
Measures were collected in April | Binary (Y/N) |

May_Sampled |
Measures were collected in May | Binary (Y/N) |

June_Sampled |
Measures were collected in June | Binary (Y/N) |

July_Sampled |
Measures were collected in July | Binary (Y/N) |

Aug_Sampled |
Measures were collected in August | Binary (Y/N) |

Sept_Sampled |
Measures were collected in September | Binary (Y/N) |

Oct_Sampled |
Measures were collected in October | Binary (Y/N) |

Nov_Sampled |
Measures were collected in November | Binary (Y/N) |

Dec_Sampled |
Measures were collected in December | Binary (Y/N) |

Time_min |
Beginning of sampling window | Time (24h:min) |

Time_max |
End of sampling window | Time (24h:min) |

CaptureMethod |
Method of capture | String |

SampleMethod |
Sampling active (known time to sampling, no attractants), passive (captured for unknown period before sampling), or attractant (captured with aid of playback, baited traps, etc.) | Active, Passive, Attractant |

MaxLatency_A |
Maximum sampling latency for androgens | Numerical (min) |

MaxLatency_Cort |
Maximum sampling latency for baseline glucocorticoids | Numerical (min) |

LateStressCort |
Latency between capture and stress-induced sample | Numerical (min) |

StressorType |
Type of stressor applied (baseline to stress-induced) | String |

MajorStressPop |
Major stressor experienced by population (if relevant) | String |

Method |
Assay method | String |

A_AntibodyKit |
Kit or antibody used for androgen assays | String |

Cort_AntibodyKit |
Kit or antibody used for cort assays | String |

CORT |
Glucocorticoid measured | Binary (corticosterone/ cortisol) |

Androgen |
Androgen measured | Binary (testosterone/ 11-ketotestosterone) |

M_A_ Mean |
Males – mean androgen concentration | Numerical (ng/mL) |

M_A_SE |
Males – Standard error of androgens | Numerical |

M_A_CV |
Males – Coefficient of variation in androgens | Numerical |

M_A_N |
Males – Sample size for androgens | Numerical |

M_A_Min |
Males – Minimum reported androgen value | Numerical (ng/mL) |

M_A_Max |
Males – Maximum reported androgen value | Numerical (ng/mL) |

M_A_RemoveOutlier |
Males – Were androgen outliers removed? | Binary (Y/N) |

F_A_Mean |
Females – Mean androgen concentration | Numerical (ng/mL) |

F_A_SE |
Females – Standard error of androgens | Numerical |

F_A_CV |
Females – Coefficient of variation in androgens | Numerical |

F_A_N |
Females – Sample size for androgens | Numerical |

F_A_Min |
Females – Minimum reported androgen value | Numerical (ng/mL) |

F_A_Max |
Females – Maximum reported androgen value | Numerical (ng/mL) |

F_A_RemoveOutlier |
Females – Were androgen outliers removed? | Binary (Y/N) |

M_BC_Mean |
Males – mean baseline cort concentration | Numerical (ng/mL) |

M_BC_SE |
Males – Standard error of baseline cort | Numerical |

M_BC_CV |
Males – Coefficient of variation in baseline cort | Numerical |

M_BC_N |
Males – Sample size for baseline cort | Numerical |

M_BC_Min |
Males – Minimum reported value of baseline cort | Numerical (ng/mL) |

M_BC_Max |
Males – Maximum reported value of baseline cort | Numerical (ng/mL) |

M_BC_RemoveOutlier |
Males – Were baseline cort outliers removed? | Binary (Y/N) |

F_BC_Mean |
Females – Mean baseline cort concentration | Numerical (ng/mL) |

F_BC_SE |
Females – Standard error of baseline cort | Numerical |

F_BC_CV |
Females – Coefficient of variation in baseline cort | Numerical |

F_BC_N |
Females – Sample size for baseline cort | Numerical |

F_BC_Min |
Females – Minimum reported value of baseline cort | Numerical (ng/mL) |

F_BC_Max |
Females – Maximum reported value of baseline cort | Numerical (ng/mL) |

F_BC_RemoveOutlier |
Females – Were baseline cort outliers removed? | Binary (Y/N) |

M_SC_Mean |
Males – Mean stress-induced cort concentration | Numerical (ng/mL) |

M_SC_SE |
Males – Standard error of stress-induced cort | Numerical |

M_SC_CV |
Males – Coefficient of variation in stress-induced cort | Numerical |

M_SC_N |
Males – Sample size for stress-induced cort | Numerical |

M_SC_Min |
Males – Minimum reported value of stress-induced cort | Numerical (ng/mL) |

M_SC_Max |
Males – Maximum reported value of stress-induced cort | Numerical (ng/mL) |

M_SC_RemoveOutlier |
Males – Were stress-induced cort outliers removed? | Binary (Y/N) |

F_SC_Mean |
Females – Mean stress-induced cort concentration | Numerical (ng/mL) |

F_SC_SE |
Females – Standard error of stress-induced cort | Numerical |

F_SC_CV |
Females – Coefficient of variation in stress-induced cort | Numerical |

F_SC_N |
Females – Sample size for stress-induced cort | Numerical |

F_SC_Min |
Females – Minimum reported value of stress-induced cort | Numerical (ng/mL) |

F_SC_Max |
Females – Maximum reported value of stress-induced cort | Numerical (ng/mL) |

F_SC_RemoveOutlier |
Females – Were stress-induced cort outliers removed? | Binary (Y/N) |

OutlierCriteria |
Criteria for removing outliers | String |

Notes |
Notes on data | String |

Lab_ID |
PI of lab where assays conducted, if specified; if unspecified, arbitrarily assigned to one of the collaborating endocrine labs | String |

Ref_ID |
Reference to data source | Code |