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Plectromerus lingafelteri Micheli & Nearns

Charyn Micheli, SI Museum Specialist, Coleoptera


  • Phone:   202-633-1018
  • Fax:   202-786-2894
  • E-mail Address:   MicheliC@si.edu
  • USPS Address:
    Smithsonian Institution
    PO Box 37012, MRC 187
    Washington, DC 20013-7012
  • Public Carrier Address:
    Smithsonian Institution
    National Museum of Natural History
    10th & Constitution NW
    Washington, DC 20560-0165
  • Education:

    B.S. in Biology, Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico

    M.S. in Entomology, University of Maryland

Charyn Micheli

Duties and Interests:

As a Museum Specialist, Charyn provides research support to Dr. Terry Erwin on various projects on Carabid beetles. She also serves as a the primary contact person for many families of Coleoptera, including the water beetles. Her duties include the care of specimens, data management, photography, dissection, and general curatorial duties.

Selected Publications:

Erwin, T.L., Micheli, C. and Chaboo, C.S. 2015. Beetles (Coleoptera) of Peru: A Survey of the Families. Carabidae. Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society, 88(2): 151-162. doi:10.2317/kent-88-02-151-162.1

Erwin, Terry L., Micheli, Charyn 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, Vol. 5, ACOREP. 92 pages.

Micheli, Charyn J. 2010. Nomenclatural changes within West Indian Acanthocinini (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae: Lamiinae). Zootaxa, 2622: 65-67.

Monné, M. A., Monné, M. L., Lingafelter, S. W., Micheli, C. J., and E. H. Nearns. 2010. Cerambycidae Holotypes of the Museu Nacional Rio de Janeiro (MNRJ). Available from: http://www.cerambycids.com/brazil/mnrj/ (Accessed on 5/21/2010)

Martins, U. R., Monné, M. A., Monné, M. L., Lingafelter, S. W., Micheli, C. J., and Nearns, E. H. 2010. Cerambycidae Holotypes of the Museu de Zoologia Universidade de São Paulo (MZSP). Available from: http://www.cerambycids.com/brazil/mzsp/ (Accessed on 5/21/2010)

Lingafelter, S. W. and C. J. Micheli. 2009. The genus Leptostylopsis of Hispaniola (Coleoptera, Cerambycidae, Acanthocinini). ZooKeys 17: 1-55.

Micheli, J. A. and C. J. Micheli. 2006.  Reinstatement of Solenoptera michelii (Chemsak, 1979) (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae: Prioninae: Solenopterini) as a valid species. Zootaxa 1161: 65-68.

Micheli, C. J. and E. Nearns. 2005. Two new species of Plectromerus Haldeman (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae) from the West Indies. Zootaxa 1028: 23-36.

Micheli, J. A. and C. J. Micheli. 2004.  Five new Puerto Rican longhorn beetles and other notes on West Indian Acanthocinini (Coleoptera:  Cerambycidae:  Lamiinae). Journal of the New York Entomological Society 112(1): 18-36.

Lingafelter, S. W. and C. J. Micheli. 2004.  New species of Cerambycidae (Coleoptera) from Puerto Rico with records and notes for other species. Journal of the New York Entomological Society 112(1): 37-55.

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