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Boris Leroy

  • Dr
  • Lecturer
  • National Museum for Natural History
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Research interests

Biodiversity Conservation; Climate Change; Species distribution models; Macroecology; Rarity

About

My research led me to develop mathematical and statistical tools for the conservation of invertebrate biodiversity. I developed these tools from the available biodiversity databases which provide information on species occurrence (e.g, atlas, naturalist inventories, museum data), with inherent biases (quantity and quality) that must be taken into account in such developments. These developments were mainly based on the taxon of spiders, with applications on other terrestrial invertebrate taxa (carabidae) and marine (invertebrate assemblages of subtidal rocky areas).

Co-authors (45)

  • Vladislav Ivanov
  • Celine Bellard
  • elsa bonnaud
  • Geslin Benoit
  • Mauro Paschetta
  • Franck Courchamp

Publications

Cross-taxon congruence in the rarity of subtidal rocky marine assemblages : No taxonomic shortcut for conservation monitoring

  • Leroy B
  • Gallon R
  • Feunteun E
Ecological Indicators (2017)
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Structural bias in aggregated species-level variables driven by repeated species co-occurrences: A pervasive problem in community and assemblage data

  • Hawkins B
  • Leroy B
  • Rodriguez M
Journal of Biogeography (2017)
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Massive yet grossly underestimated global costs of invasive insects

  • Bradshaw C
  • Leroy B
  • Bellard C
Nature Communications (2016)
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virtualspecies, an R package to generate virtual species distributions

  • Leroy B
  • Meynard C
  • Bellard C
Ecography (2015)
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virtualspecies: Generation of Virtual Species Distributions

  • Leroy B
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Professional experience

Lecturer

Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle

October 2014 - Present

Post-doctoral position

Universite Paris-Sud

January 2014 - September 2014(8 months)

Post-doctoral position

Universite de Rennes 1

January 2013 - February 2013(a month)

PhD student

Universite de Rennes 1

October 2009 - December 2012(3 years)

Education history

PhD

Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle

October 2009 - December 2012(3 years)