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
Journal Article
Book
  • 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.
Presentation/Lecture
  • 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: Museo de Arte de Ponce.
  • 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.
  • 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.