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Two possibilities for l = 1, 2 case: k ∈ Perm+ and k ∈ Perm− ). The set of relations of type B is not empty when 2k + l > 4 and l > 0. Moreover, the relation of type B reverses the cyclic ordering on F (resp. moves k from Perm± to Perm∓ ). Hence, the faces glued according to the relations of type B connect two different components of C (2k,l) /A. Therefore, the orientation double cover RM (2k,l) is nontrivial when 2k + l > 4 and l > 0 which simply means that the moduli space RM (2k,l) is not orientable in this case.

This example is considered in details in the next section. 1. Conjecturally, the tropical Ψ-divisors are limits of some natural representatives of the divisors for the complex ψ-classes under the collapse of the complex moduli space onto the corresponding tropical moduli space M0,n . Note that our choice for the tropical Ψ-divisor is not contained in the boundary ∂M0,n ⊂ M0,n (cf. the calculus of the complex boundary classes in [2]), but comes as a closure of a divisor in M0,n . 47 Grigory Mikhalkin 4.