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Carleton, Michael D., Smeenk, Chris, Angermann, Renate and Goodman, Steven M. 2014. Taxonomy of nesomyine rodents (Muroidea: Nesomyidae: Nesomyinae): Designation of lectotypes and restriction of type localities for species-group taxa in the genus Nesomys Peters. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 126(4): 414-455. doi:10.2988/0006-324X-126.4.414

Musser, Guy G. and Carleton, Michael D. 2013. Subfamily Murinae - Rats and Mice. In: Happold, David C. D., Mammals of Africa, Volume III: Rodents, Hares and Rabbits. London: Bloomsbury Publishing, pp.361-362.

Carleton, Michael D. 2013. Genus Dasymys Shaggy Rats. In: Happold, David C. D., Mammals of Africa, Volume III: Rodents, Hares and Rabbits. London: Bloomsbury Publishing, pp.392-394.

Carleton, Michael D. 2013. Dasymys foxi Fox's Shaggy Rat. In: Happold, David C. D., Mammals of Africa, Volume III: Rodents, Hares and Rabbits. London: Bloomsbury Publishing, pp.394-395.

Carleton, Michael D. and Happold, David C. D. 2013. Order Rodentia - Rodents. In: Happold, David C. D., Mammals of Africa, Volume III: Rodents, Hares and Rabbits. London: Bloomsbury Publishing, pp.27-37.

Carleton, Michael D. 2013. Hybomys planifrons Liberian Forest Mouse. In: Happold, David C. D., Mammals of Africa, Volume III: Rodents, Hares and Rabbits. London: Bloomsbury Publishing, pp.424-425.

Carleton, Michael D. and Happold, David C. D. 2013. Hybomys trivirgatus Three-striped Forest Mouse. In: Happold, David C. D., Mammals of Africa, Volume III: Rodents, Hares and Rabbits. London: Bloomsbury Publlishing, pp.425-426.

Carleton, Michael D. 2013. Genus Lemniscomys Grass Mice. In: Happold, David C. D., Mammals of Africa, Volume III: Rodents, Hares and Rabbits. London: Bloomsbury Publishing, pp.441-443.

Musser, Guy G. and Carleton, Michael D. 2013. Subfamily Spalacidae - Mole Rats. In: Happold, David C. D., Mammals of Africa, Volume III: Rodents, Hares and Rabbits. London: Bloomsbury Publishing, pp.144-148.

Carleton, Michael D. and Musser, Guy G. 2013. Family Nesomyidae. In: Happold, David C. D., Mammals of Africa, Volume III: Rodents, Hares and Rabbits. London: Bloomsbury Publishing, pp.153

Carleton, Michael D. and Musser, Guy G. 2013. Subfamily Cricetomyinae - Pouched Rats and Pouched Mice. In: Happold, David C. D., Mammals of Africa, Volume III: Rodents, Hares and Rabbits. London: Bloomsbury Publishing, pp.153-154.

Carleton, Michael D. and Musser, Guy G. 2013. Subfamily Petromyscinae - Pigmy Rock Mice. In: Happold, David C. D., Mammals of Africa, Volume III: Rodents, Hares and Rabbits. London: Bloomsbury Publishing, pp.203-204.

Carleton, Michael D. and Musser, Guy G. 2013. Family Cricetidae. In: Happold, David C. D., Mammals of Africa, Volume III: Rodents, Hares and Rabbits. London: Bloomsbury Publishing, pp.210

Musser, Guy G. and Carleton, Michael D. 2013. Family Spalacidae. In: Happold D. C. D., Mammals of Africa, Volume III: Rodents, Hares and Rabbits.. London: Bloomsbury Publishing, pp.143-144.

Musser, Guy G. and Carleton, Michael D. 2013. Subfamily Tachyoryctincae - African Root-rats. In: Happold, D. C. D., Mammals of Africa, Volume III: Rodents, Hares and Rabbits.. London: Bloomsbury Publishing, pp.147-148.

Carleton, Michael D. and Musser, Guy G. 2013. Subfamily Gerbillinae - Gerbils and Jirds. In: Happold, David C. D., Mammals of Africa, Volume III: Rodents, Hares and Rabbits. London: Bloomsbury Publishing, pp.260-262.

Musser, Guy G. and Carleton, Michael D. 2013. Subfamily Leimacomyinae - Buttner's Forest Mouse. In: Happold, David C. D., Mammals of Africa, Volume III: Rodents, Hares and Rabbits. London: Bloomsbury Publishing, pp.358-359.

Carleton, Michael D. and Musser, Guy G. 2013. Subfamily Arvicolinae - Voles, Lemmings and Muskrats. In: Happold, David C. D., Mammals of Africa, Volume III: Rodents, Hares and Rabbits. London: Bloomsbury Publishing, pp.210-211.

Musser, Guy G. and Carleton, Michael D. 2013. Subfamily Delanymyinae - Delany's Swamp Mouse. In: Happold, David C. D., Mammals of Africa, Volume III: Rodents, Hares and Rabbits. London: Bloomsbury Publishing, pp.165-166.

Musser, Guy G. and Carleton, Michael D. 2013. Subfamily Dendromurinae - African Climbing Mice. In: Happold, David C. D., Mammals of Africa, Volume III: Rodents, Hares and Rabbits. London: Bloomsbury Publishing, pp.168-169.

Carleton, Michael D. and Musser, Guy G. 2013. Subfamily Mystromyinae - White-tailed Rat. In: Happold, David C. D., Mammals of Africa, Volume III: Rodents, Hares and Rabbits. London: Bloomsbury Publishing, pp.201

Carleton, Michael D. and Musser, Guy G. 2013. Subfamily Lophiomyinae - Maned Rat. In: Happold, David C. D., Mammals of Africa, Volume III: Rodents, Hares and Rabbits. London: Bloomsbury Publishing, pp.212-213.

Carleton, Michael D. and Musser, Guy G. 2013. Family Muridae. In: Happold, David C. D., Mammals of Africa, Volume III: Rodents, Hares and Rabbits. London: Bloomsbury Publishing, pp.216

Carleton, Michael D. and Musser, Guy G. 2013. Subfamily Deomyinae - Spiny Mice, Link Rat and Brush-furred Rats. In: Happold, David C. D., Mammals of Africa, Volume III: Rodents, Hares and Rabbits. London: Bloomsbury Publishing, pp.217

Carleton, Michael D. 2013. Dasymys montanus Montane Shaggy Rat. In: Happold, David C. D., Mammals of Africa, Volume III: Rodents, Hares and Rabbits. London: Bloomsbury Publishing, pp.396-397.

Carleton, Michael D. 2013. Dasymys nudipes Angolan Shaggy Rat. In: Happold, David C. D., Mammals of Africa, Volume III: Rodents, Hares and Rabbits. London: Bloomsbury Publishing, pp.397-398.

Carleton, Michael D. 2013. Genus Hybomys Forest Mice. In: Happold, David C. D., Mammals of Africa, Volume III: Rodents, Hares and Rabbits. London: Bloomsbury Publishing, pp.420-421.

Carleton, Michael D. 2013. Thallomys loringi Loring's Acacia Rat. In: Happold, David C. D., Mammals of Africa, Volume III: Rodents, Hares and Rabbits. London: Bloomsbury Publishing, pp.558-559.

Carleton, Michael D. 2013. Subfamily Otomyinae - Vlei Rats and Whistling Rats. In: Happold, David C. D., Mammals of Africa, Volume III: Rodents, Hares and Rabbits. London: Bloomsbury Publishing, pp.571-573.

Carleton, Michael D. and Stanley, William T. 2012. Species limits within the Praomys delectorum group (Rodentia: Muridae: Murinae) of East Africa: a morphometric reassessment and biogeographical implications. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 165(2): 420-469. doi:10.1111/j.1096-3642.2012.00817.x

Taylor, Peter J., Lavrenchenko, Leonid A., Carleton, Michael D., Verheyen, Erik, Bennett, Nigel C., Oosthuizen, Carel J. and Maree, Sarita 2011. Specific limits and emerging diversity patterns in East African populations of laminate-toothed rats, genus Otomys (Muridae: Murinae: Otomyini): Revision of the Otomys typus complex. Zootaxa, 3024: 1-66.

Ding, X., Leigh, C. M., Goodman, S. M., Bedford, J. M., Carleton, Michael D. and Breed, W. G. 2010. Sperm morphology in the Malagasy rodents (Muroidea: Nesomyinae). Journal of Morphology, 271(12): 1493-1500. doi:10.1002/jmor.10889

Carleton, Michael D. and Arroyo-Cabrales, Joaquin 2009. Review of the Oryzomys couesi complex (Rodentia: Cricetidae: Sigmodontinae) in western Mexico. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History, 331: 94-127.

Carleton, Michael D. 2009. They sort out like nuts and bolts: a scientific biography of Guy G. Musser. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History, 331: 4-32.

Carleton, Michael D., Emmons, Louise H. and Musser, Guy G. 2009. A new species of the rodent genus Oecomys (Cricetidae: Sigmodontinae: Oryzomyini) from eastern Bolivia, with emended definitions of O. concolor (Wagner) and O. mamorae (Thomas). American Museum Novitates, 3661: 1-32.

Voss, R. S. and Carleton, Michael D. (eds.) 2009. Systematic mammalogy: Contributions in honor of Guy G. Musser New York: American Museum of Natural History. (Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History; 331) 450 pages.

Gardner, Alfred L. and Carleton, Michael D. 2009. A new species of Reithrodontomys, subgenus Aporodon (Cricetidae: Neotominae), from the highlands of Costa Rica, with comments on Costa Rican and Panamanian Reithrodontomys. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History, 331: 157-182.

Schmidt, David F., Ludwig, Craig A. and Carleton, Michael D. 2008. The Smithsonian Institution African Mammal Project (1961-1972): An Annotated Gazetteer of Collecting Localities and Summary of Its Taxonomic and Geographic Scope. Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology, 628: 1-320. doi:10.5479/si.00810282.628

Carleton, Michael D. and Goodman, S. M. 2007. A new species of the Eliurus majori complex (Rodentia: Muroidea: Nesomyidae) from south-central Madagascar, with remarks on emergent species groupings in the genus Eliurus. American Museum Novitates, 3547: 21

Carleton, Michael D., Kerbis Peterhans, J. C. and Stanley, W. T. 2006. Review of the Hylomyscus denniae group (Rodentia: Muridae) in eastern Africa, with comments on the generic allocation of Epimys endorobae Heller. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 119(2): 293-325. doi:10.2988/0006-324X(2006)119[293:ROTHDG]2.0.CO;2

O'Brien, C., McShea, William J., Guimondou, S., Barriere, P. and Carleton, Michael D. 2006. Terrestrial small mammals (Soricidae and Muridae) from the Gamba Complex in Gabon: species composition and comparison of sampling tecnhiques. Bulletin of the Biological Society of Washington, 12: 353-363.

Carleton, Michael D. and Byrne, E. Schaefer 2006. The status of Otomys orestes dollmani Heller, 1912 (Muridae: Otomyinae), a rodent described from the Mathews Range, central Kenya. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 119(4): 477-515. doi:10.2988/0006-324X(2006)119[477:TSOOOD]2.0.CO;2

Carleton, Michael D. and Stanley, W. T. 2005. Review of the Hylomyscus denniae complex (Rodentia: Muridae) in Tanzania, with a description of a new species. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 118(3): 619-646.

Carleton, Michael D. and Lawlor, T. E. 2005. Peromyscus from Santa Catalina Island, Sea of Cortez, Mexico: taxonomic identities and biogeographic implications. Journal of Mammalogy, 86(4): 814-825.

Jenkins, P. D. and Carleton, Michael D. 2005. Charles Immanuel Forsyth Major's expedition to Madagascar, 1894 to 1896: beginnings of modern systematic study of the island's mammalian fauna. Journal of Natural History, 39(20): 1779-1818.

Carleton, Michael D. and Musser, Guy G. 2005. Order Rodentia. In: Wilson, Don E. and Reeder, D. M., Mammal Species of the World, Third Edition. The Johns Hopkins University Press, pp.745-752.

Musser, Guy G. and Carleton, Michael D. 2005. Superfamily Muroidea. In: Wilson, Don E. and Reeder, D. M., Mammal Species of the World, Third Edition. The Johns Hopkins University Press, pp.894-1531.

Carleton, Michael D. 2003. Eliurus, Tufted-tailed Rats. In: Goodman, S. M. and Benstead, J. P., The Natural History of Madagascar. The University of Chicago Press, pp.1373-1380.

Carleton, Michael D. and Goodman, S. M. 2003. Macrotarsomys, Big-footed Mice. In: Goodman, S. M. and Benstead, J. P., The Natural History of Madagascar. The University of Chicago Press, pp.1386-1388.

Carleton, Michael D. and Goodman, S. M. 2003. Gymnuromys, Voalavoanala. In: Goodman, S. M. and Benstead, J. P., The Natural History of Madagascar. The University of Chicago Press, pp.1381-1383.

Jansa, S. A. and Carleton, Michael D. 2003. Systematics and phylogenetics of Madagascar's native rodents. In: Goodman, S. M. and Benstead, J. P., The Natural History of Madagascar. The University of Chicago Press, pp.1257-1265.

Carleton, Michael D., Musser, Guy G. and Pavlinov, I. Ya 2003. Myodes Pallas, 1811, is the valid name for the genus of red-backed voles. In: Averianov, A. O. and Abramson, N. I., Sytematics, Phylogeny and Paleontology of Small Mammals-- An International Conference Devoted to the 90th Anniversary of Prof. I. M. Gromov. Proceedings of the Zoological Institute, pp.96-98.

Jansa, S. A. and Carleton, Michael D. 2003. Brachyuromys, Short-tailed Rats, Malagasy Voles. In: Goodman, S. M. and Benstead, J. P., The Natural History of Madagascar. The University of Chicago Press, pp.1370-1373.

Carleton, Michael D. and Goodman, S. M. 2003. Rodentia: Brachytarsomys, White-tailed tree rats, Antsangy. In: Goodman, S. M. and Benstead, J. P., The Natural History of Madagascar. The University of Chicago Press, pp.1368-1370.

Carleton, Michael D., Sanchez, O. and Vidales, G. Urbano 2002. A New Species of Habromys (Muridae: Neotominae) from Mexico, with Generic Review of Species Definitions and Remarks on Diversity Patterns Among Mesoamerican Small Mammals Restricted to Humid Montane Forests. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 115(3): 488-533.

Carleton, Michael D., Goodman, S. M. and Rakotondravony, D. 2001. A new species of tufted-tailed rat, genus Eliurus (Muridae : Nesomyinae), from western Madagascar, with notes on the distribution of E-myoxinus. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 114(4): 972-987.

Carleton, Michael D. and Goodman, S. M. 2000. Rodents of the Parc National de Marojejy, Madagascar. Fieldiana: Zoology, 97: 231-263.

Carleton, Michael D. and Olson, Storrs L. 1999. Amerigo Vespucci and the Rat of Fernando de Noronha: a New Genus and Species of Rodentia (Muridae: Sigmodontinae) from a Volcanic Island off Brazil's Continental Shelf. American Museum Novitates, 3256: 1-59.

Carleton, Michael D., Fisher, Robert D. and Gardner, Alfred L. 1999. Identification and distribution of cotton rats, genus Sigmodon (Muridae : Sigmodontinae), of Nayarit, Mexico. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 112(4): 813-856.

Goodman, S. M., Carleton, Michael D. and Pidgeon, M. 1999. The Rodents of the Reserve Naturelle Integrale d'Andohahela, Madagascar. Fieldiana: Zoology, New Series, 94: 217-249.

Musser, G. G., Carleton, Michael D., Brothers, E. M. and Gardner, Alfred L. 1998. Systematic studies of oryzomyine rodents (Muridae, Sigmodontinae): Diagnoses and distributions of species formerly assigned to Oryzomys "capito". Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History, 236: 10

Carleton, Michael D. and Goodman, S. M. 1998. New Taxa of Nesomyine Rodents (Muroidea: Muridae) from Madagascar's Northern Highlands, with Taxonomic Comments on Previously Described Forms. Fieldiana: Zoology, 90: 163-200.

Goodman, S. M. and Carleton, Michael D. 1998. The Rodents of the Reserve Speciale d'Anjanaharibe-Sud, Madagascar. Fieldiana: Zoology, New Series, 90: 201-221.

Carleton, Michael D. and Van der Straeten, E. 1997. Morphological differentiation among Subsaharan and north African populations of the Lemniscomys barbarus complex (Rodentia : Muridae). Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 110(4): 640-680.

Musser, G. G., Brothers, E. M., Carleton, Michael D. and Hutterer, R. 1996. Taxonomy and Distributional Records of Oriental and European Apodemus, with a Review of the Apodemus-Sylvaemus Problem. Bonner Zoologische Beitrage, Bonn, 46(1-4): 143-190.

Carleton, Michael D. and Goodman, S. M. 1996. The rodents of the Réserve Naturelle Intégrale d'Andringitra, Madagascar. Fieldiana: Zoology, New Series, 85: 257-283.

Goodman, S. M. and Carleton, Michael D. 1996. The Rodents of the Réserve Naturelle Intégrale d'Andringitra. Fieldiana: Zoology, New Series, 85: 231-256.

Carleton, Michael D. and Goodman, S. M. 1996. Systematic Studies of Madagascar's Endemic Rodents (Muroidea: Nesomyinae): A New Genus and Species from the Central Highlands. Fieldiana: Zoology, New Series, 85: 231-256.

Carleton, Michael D. and Musser, G. G. 1995. Systematic Studies of Oryzomyine Rodents (Muridae, Sigmodontinae) - Definition and Distribution of Oligoryzomys-Vegetus (Bangs, 1902). Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 108(2): 338-369.

Brown, J. H., Carleton, Michael D., Estes, J. A., Fleming, T. H. and Musser, G. G. 1994. Hooper,emmet,t. - 1911-1992 - Obituary. Journal of Mammalogy, 75(3): 787-792.

Carleton, Michael D. 1994. Systematic studies of Madagascar's endemic rodents (Muroidea: Nesomyinae): revision of the genus Eliurus. American Museum Novitates, 3087: 1-55.

Voss, R. S. and Carleton, Michael D. 1993. A new genus for Hesperomys molitor Winge and Holochilus magnus Hershkovitz (Mammalia, Muridae) with an analysis of its phylogenetic relationships. American Museum Novitates, 3085: 1-39.

Carleton, Michael D. and Martinez, C. 1991. Morphometric Differentiation among West African Populations of the Rodent Genus Dasymys (Muroidea, Murinae), and its Taxonomic Implications. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 104(3): 419-435.

Carleton, Michael D. 1989. Systematics and Evolution. In: Kirkland, D. L. and Layne, J., Advances in the Study of Peromyscus (Rodentia). Lubbock: Texas Tech University Press, pp.367

Carleton, Michael D. and Musser, G. G. 1989. Systematic Studies of Oryzomyine Rodents (Muridae, Sigmodontinae): A Synopsis of Microryzomys. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History, 191: 1-83.

Carleton, Michael D. and Robbins, C. B. 1985. On the Status and Affinities of Hybomys-Planifrons (Miller, 1900) (Rodentia, Muridae). Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 98(4): 956-1003.

Carleton, Michael D. 1985. Macroanatomy. In: Tamarin, R. H., Biology of New World Microtus. pp.116-175.

Carleton, Michael D. 1984. Chapter 9: Introduction to Rodents. In: Anderson, S. and Jones, J. K., Orders and Families of Recent Mammals of the World. New York: John Wiley & Sons, pp.255-265.

Carleton, Michael D. and Musser, Guy G. 1984. Chapter 11: Muroid Rodents. In: Anderson, S. and Jones, J. K., Orders and Families of Recent Mammals of the World. New York: John Wiley & Sons, pp.289-379.

Carleton, Michael D. 1982. Distribution and systematics of Peromyscus (Mammalia:Rodentia) of Nayarit, Mexico. Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology, 352: 1-46. doi:10.5479/si.00810282.352

Carleton, Michael D. 1981. A Survey of Gross Stomach Morphology in Microtinae (Rodentia, Muroidea). Zeitschrift Fur Saugetierkunde-International Journal of Mammalian Biology, 46(2): 93-108.

Carleton, Michael D. 1980. Phylogenetic Relationships in Neotomine-Peromyscine Rodents (Muroidea) and a Reappraisal of the Dichotomy within New World Cricetinae. Miscellaneous Publications Museum of Zoology, University of Michigan, 157: 1-146.

Carleton, Michael D. and Eshelman, R. E. 1979. A Synopsis of Fossil Grasshopper Mice, Genus Onychomys, and Their Relationships to Recent Species. Papers on Paleontology, University of Michigan Museum of Paleontology, 21: 1-63.

Carleton, Michael D. 1979. Taxonomic Status and Relationships of Peromyscus boylii from El Salvador. Journal of mammalogy, 60: 280-296.

Carleton, Michael D. and Myers, P. 1979. Karyotypes of Some Harvest Mice, Genus Reithrodontomys. Journal of mammalogy, 60: 307-313.

Carleton, Michael D. and Eshelman, R. 1979. A Synopsis of Fossil Grasshopper Mice, Genus Onychomys, and Their Relationship to Recent Species. In: Contributions of Museum of Paleontology, University of Michigan. pp.1-63.

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