Welcome to Chrysomelidae @ MIZA

The family Chrysomelidae, commonly known as leaf beetles include in excess of 35,000 species in over 2,500 genera, making it one of the largest families of beetles.

This site presents the collection of Chrysomelidae at the Museo del Instituto de Zoología Agrícola, Facultad de Agronomía, Universidad Central de Venezuela. The vast majority of specimens of this collection were collected in travel in Central and South America by the Bechyné's or received in exchange.

Scratchpads developed and conceived by (alphabetical): Ed Baker, Katherine Bouton Alice Heaton Dimitris Koureas, Laurence Livermore, Dave Roberts, Simon Rycroft, Ben Scott, Vince Smith