Founder members of Mission Spider

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    Lilou Leonetti

    Vice-President & Secretary

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    Alexis Bourgeois

    Treasurer

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    Marine Trillat

    President & Communication Officer

Who are We ?

Marine Trillat

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I have always been interested in thematics related to the protection of nature and this is what initially pushed me towards a BEP, then a professional baccalaureate of the animal industry. However, I quickly realized how limited this type of job was. This is what motivated me to pursue my studies with a bachelor’s degree in biology in Grenoble with the objective of working in conservation biology!

Thus, I completed my education on a Master’s degree in Ecology Engineering and Biodiversity Management in Montpellier.

Rather focused on project management and molecular biology, I like the challenge and the more I am outside, the better I am!

When it comes to spiders, I’ve always found them fascinating. Just look at their hunting strategies or simply look at the iridescent colours of a jumping Siler semiglaucus to learn more about this taxon!

Marine Trillat- President and Communication officer

To get to know me better, check out my website or Linkedin profile below!

personnal website

Lilou Leonetti

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Passionate about everything that moves on more than two legs, crawls and slips, I started breeding animals since I was 6 years old. Very quickly, all of this grew… Over 70 species of phasms, 30 species of arachnids, 12 species of butterflies, 9 species of reptiles, 5 species of amphibians, 4 species of fish and traditional dogs, cats & rats arrived at home, some are in transit, some are still there!

With them, I struggle to change the opinion of the “general public” and raise awareness about their cause. At school level, I alternated between a CQP animal care and a BTSA for Management and Protection of Nature.

The heart of my passion and my skills are for the Araneomorphs on which I have been working for more than 4 years, especially since June 2018 in the Caribbean (Martinique).

Lilou Leonetti - Vice Presidente and Secretaty

To get to know me better, check out my Facebook or Linkedin profile or my Flickr below!

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Alexis Bourgeois

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I completed a BTSA Management and Protection of Nature, followed by a Professional Licentiate MINA Management and Diagnosis of Natural Environments. Passionate about botany and entomology since always, I have been working on spiders for 6 years, I have carried out an inventory in Taiwan. Following a civic service in a naturalist association, I am currently employed by the Syndicat des eaux de l'Aude.

I also help to improve my knowledge of French spiders by working with various nature reserves and conservatories, mainly in the Alps, Auvergne and Franche-Comté.

Alexis Bourgeois - Treasurer

To get to know me better, check out my Linkedin profile below!

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