Malcolm Vidrine


Professor Emeritus of Biology.
Active biology researcher with numerous accomplishments, including working on teams that discovered leprosy in wild armadillos, modelled mosquito and other invertebrate populations in southwestern Louisiana rice fields, discovered and inventoried prairie remnants then restored prairies in southwestern Louisiana (Cajun Prairie), studied biogeography of freshwater mussels in Louisiana, and described new species and numerous associations of symbiotic freshwater mites (Unionicola) and their molluscan hosts. Dr. Vidrine also taught biology and genetics for 37 years at LSU Eunice, where he still serves as a part-time instructor. He has published 116 scientific articles, 10 popular articles and 20 books on the above research projects.

Books by Malcolm Vidrine