Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

Charyn Micheli

Museum Specialist, Coleoptera
Department / Division
Education
  • B.S. in Biology, Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico
  • M.S. in Entomology, University of Maryland
Research Interests

Provides research support to Dr. Terry Erwin on various projects on Carabid beetles; serve as the primary contact person for many families of Coleoptera, including the water beetles; duties include the care of specimens, data management, photography, dissection, and general curatorial duties.

Publications
  • Erwin, Terry L., Micheli, Charyn J., and Chaboo, Caroline S. 2015. "Beetles (Coleoptera) of Peru: A Survey of the Families. Carabidae." Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society, 151–162. 88, (2), Kansas Entomological Society. https://doi.org/10.2317/kent-88-02-151-162.1.
  • Erwin, Terry L., Micheli, Charyn J., and Hevel, Gary. 2012. The beetle family Carabidae of Guyane (French Guyana): the tribes, genera, and number of species known, with notes on their ways of life. (Insecta: Coleoptera: Adephaga). Paris: Le Coléoptériste, ACOREP.
  • Micheli, Charyn J. 2011. "Longicornios de Puerto Rico (Coleoptera, Cerambycidae)" by Julio Micheli [presentation]. Art Exhibit "Julio Micheli: Coleópteros de Puerto Rico", February 2, 2011. Museo de Art de Ponce, Ponce, PR.
  • Micheli, Charyn J. 2010. "Nomenclatural changes within West Indian Acanthocinini (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae: Lamiinae)." Zootaxa, 65–67. (2622), AUCKLAND; PO BOX 41383, AUCKLAND, ST LUKES 1030, NEW ZEALAND: MAGNOLIA PRESS.
  • Lingafelter, Steven W. and Micheli, Charyn J. 2009. "The genus Leptostylopsis of Hispaniola (Coleoptera, Cerambycidae, Acanthocinini)." Zookeys, 1–55. (17), SOFIA; GEO MILEV STR 13A, SOFIA, 1111, BULGARIA: PENSOFT PUBLISHERS. https://doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.17.217.
  • Micheli, Charyn J. 2006. The Longhorned Woodboring Beetles of Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic [presentation]. 1100th Entomological Society of Washington Regular Meeting, April 6, 2006. National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC.
  • Micheli, Julio A. and Micheli, Charyn J. 2006. "Reinstatement of Solenoptera michelii (Chemsack, 1979) (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae: Prioninae: Solenopterini) as a valid species." Zootaxa, 65–68. 1161, Auckland, New Zealand: Magnolia Press. https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.1161.1.3.
  • Micheli, Charyn J. 2005. Preliminary analysis of Neotropical Acanthocinini (Cerambycidae: Lamiinae) [presentation]. Systematics and Faunistics of Neotropical Longhorned Woodboring Beetles Symposium, November 10, 2005. National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC.
  • Micheli, Charyn J. and Nearns, Eugenio H. 2005. "Two new species of Plectromerus Haldeman (Coleooptera: Cerambycidae) from the West Indies." Zootaxa, 23–26. 1028, Auckland, New Zealand: Magnolia Press. https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.1028.1.2.
  • Lingafelter, Steven W. and Micheli, Charyn J. 2004. "New species of Cerambycidae (Coleoptera) from Puerto Rico with records and notes for other species." Journal of the New York Entomological Society, 37–55. 112, (1), New York Entomological Society.

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