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Vincent Clifford Moran

Vincent Clifford Moran, South African agricultural entomologist (Salisbury, Rhodesia 22 September 1937 –

Received international acclaim for his research on insect pests and the use of insects for biological control of alien weeds 



With H.G. Zimmerman & J.H. Hoffmann. Biological control in the management of invasive alien plants in South Africa and the role of working for water programme. S. Afr. J. Science p. 34-40, 2004

With J.H. Hoffmann. Localized failure of a weed biological control agent attributed to insecticide drift. Agric. Ecosyst. Environm. 52:197-203, 1995

With J.H. Hoffmann & H.G. Zimmermann. Objectives, constraints and tactics in the biological control of mesquite weeds (Prosopis) in South Africa. Biol. Control 3:804-83, 1993

With J.H. Hoffmann. Novel graphs for depicting herbivore damage on plants: the biological control of Sesbania punicea (Fabaceae) by an introduced weevil. J. Appl. Ecology 26:353-60, 1989

With G.B. Dennill. On insect plant associations in agriculture and the selection of agents for weed biocontrol. Ann. Appl. Biology 114:157, 1989

With J.H. Hoffmann. The invasive weed Sesbania punicea in South Africa and prospects for its biological control. S. Afr. J. Science 84:740-2, 1988

With H.G. Zimmerman. The biological control of cactus weeds: achievements and prospects. Biocontr. News & Inform. 5:297-320, 1984

With B.H. Gunn & G.H. Walter. Wind dispersal and settling of first instar crawlers of the cochineal insect Dactylopius austrinus (Homoptera: Coccoidea: Dactylopiida). Ecol. Ent. 7:409-41, 1982 

With T.R.E. Southwood & C.E.J. Kennedy. The richness, abundance and biomass of the arthropod communities on trees. J. Anim. Ecol. 51:635-49, 1982

With T.R.E. Southwood. The guild composition of arthropod communities in trees. J. Animal Ecol. 51:289-06, 1982

Interaction between phytophagous insects and their Opuntia hosts. Ecol. Entom. 5:153-67, 1980

With B.S. Cobby. On the life-history and fecundity of the cochineal insect, Dactylopius austrinus De Lotto  (Homoptera: Dactylopiidae), a biological control agent for the cactus Opuntia aurantiaca (1979)

With D.P. Annecke. Critical reviews of biological pest control in South Africa. II. The prickly pear, Opuntia fícus-indica (L.) Miller. J. Entomol. Soc. South. Africa 39:111-6, 1978 

With M.P. Hassell. Equilibrium levels and biological control. J. Ent. Soc. South. Afr. 39:357-66, 1976

With H.G. Zimmermann & D.P. Annecke. The identity and distribution of Opuntia aurantiaca Lindley. Taxon 25:281-7, 1976

With R.P. Brown. The antennae, host plant chemoreception and probing activity of the citrus Psylla. J. Entom. Soc. South Africa 36:191-202, 1973

With G.J. Youthed. The solar-day activity rhythm of myrmeleontid larvae. J. Insect Physiol. 15:1103-16, 1969


Moraniella Loginova 1972 (Homoptera)

Moranida Mansell 1983 (Neuroptera)