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Muthuvelu Nadchatram

Muthuvelu Nadchatram, Malaysian acarologist (Kampung Chetty, Port Jackson 27 December 1927 – Kuala Lumpur 21 November 2011)


Authored about 150 scientific papers


First to show that colour of ticks or mites reflected its habitat and lifestyle

First to take pictures of reproductive behavior of mites

With J. Audy. A method of rearing individual trombiculid mites in the field. Nature 174:1021, 1954


DESCRIBED ACARI TAXA

Genera

Bishoplinia 1965 with Vercammen-Grandjean

Colobatriglyphus 1983 with Fain

Ereynetoides 1962 with Fain

Heaslipioides 1966 with Vercammen-Grandjean & Traub

Lorillatum 1963

Mesonyssoides 1962 with Fain

Micronychites 1981 with Fain & Lukoschus

Micronychitoides 1981 with Fain & Lukoschus

Nakhoda 1975 with Domrow

Nasalialges 1980 with Fain

Rattimyobia 1980 with Fain & Lukoschus

Susa 1960 with Audy

Traubacarus 1957 with Audy

Vercammenia 1958 with Audy

Species/Subspecies

About 265


HONORS

Nadchatramia Wen 1999 (Acari)