Correction to: Ecol Res (2017) 32: 503–509

The article “Tree hollows can affect epiphyte species composition”, written by Shinichi Tatsumi, Takayuki Ohgue, Wakana Azuma, Veera Tuovinen, Yume Imada, Akira S. Mori, Göran Thor, Åsa Ranlund, was originally published electronically on the publisher’s internet portal (currently SpringerLink) on 17 May 2017 without open access. With the author(s)’ decision to opt for Open Choice the copyright of the article changed on 30 March 2018 to © The Author(s) 2018 and the article is forthwith distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License (, which permits use, duplication, adaptation, distribution and reproduction in any medium or format, as long as you give appropriate credit to the original author(s) and the source, provide a link to the Creative Commons license and indicate if changes were made.

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