virtualspecies: Generation of Virtual Species Distributions

Provides a framework for generating virtual species distributions, a procedure increasingly used in ecology to improve species distribution models. This package integrates the existing methodological approaches with the objective of generating virtual species distributions with increased ecological realism.

Version: 1.6
Depends: R (≥ 3.5), terra
Imports: ade4, graphics, grDevices, rnaturalearth, raster, stats, utils, viridis
Published: 2023-09-26
DOI: 10.32614/CRAN.package.virtualspecies
Author: Boris Leroy [cre, aut], Christine N. Meynard [ctb], Celine Bellard [ctb], Franck Courchamp [ctb], Robin Delsol [ctb], Willson Gaul [ctb]
Maintainer: Boris Leroy <leroy.boris at>
License: GPL-2 | GPL-3 [expanded from: GPL (≥ 2.0)]
NeedsCompilation: no
Citation: virtualspecies citation info
Materials: NEWS
CRAN checks: virtualspecies results


Reference manual: virtualspecies.pdf


Package source: virtualspecies_1.6.tar.gz
Windows binaries: r-devel:, r-release:, r-oldrel:
macOS binaries: r-release (arm64): virtualspecies_1.6.tgz, r-oldrel (arm64): virtualspecies_1.6.tgz, r-release (x86_64): virtualspecies_1.6.tgz, r-oldrel (x86_64): virtualspecies_1.6.tgz
Old sources: virtualspecies archive


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