Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

Charyn Micheli

Museum Specialist, Coleoptera
Department / Division
  • 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.

  • 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.
  • 2011. ""Longicornios de Puerto Rico (Coleoptera, Cerambycidae)" by Julio Micheli." Given at Art Exhibit "Julio Micheli: Coleópteros de Puerto Rico",
  • 2006. "The Longhorned Woodboring Beetles of Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic." Given at 1100th Entomological Society of Washington Regular Meeting,
  • 2005. "Preliminary analysis of Neotropical Acanthocinini (Cerambycidae: Lamiinae)." Given at Systematics and Faunistics of Neotropical Longhorned Woodboring Beetles Symposium,