Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

Michael Carleton

Emeritus Curator
Department / Division
Education
  • Ph.D. (Zoology): University of Michigan, 1979
  • B.S. (Wildlife Biology): University of Massachusetts, 1966
Research Interests

Systematics and evolution of muroid rodents.

Publications
Article

... more... less

Chapter
  • Carleton, Michael D. 2015. "Genus Microryzomys Thomas, 1917." in Mammals of South America, Volume 2. Rodents, edited by Patton, James L., Pardinas, Ulyses F. J., and D'Elia, Guillermo., 355–359. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press.
  • Carleton, Michael D. 2015. "Genus Transandinomys Weksler, Percequillo, and Voss, 2006." in Mammals of South America, Volume 2. Rodents, edited by Patton, James L., Pardinas, Ulyses F. J., and D'Elia, Guillermo., 456–460. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press.
  • Carleton, Michael D. and Musser, Guy G. 2015. "Genus Oecomys Thomas, 1906." in Mammals of South America, Volume 2. Rodents, edited by Patton, James L., Pardinas, Ulyses F. J., and D'Elia, Guillermo., 393–417. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press.
  • Carleton, Michael D. 2013. "Genus Dasymys Shaggy Rats." in Mammals of Africa, Volume III: Rodents, Hares and Rabbits, edited by Happold, David C. D., 392–394. London: Bloomsbury Publishing.
  • Carleton, Michael D. 2013. "Dasymys foxi Fox's Shaggy Rat." in Mammals of Africa, Volume III: Rodents, Hares and Rabbits, edited by Happold, David C. D., 394–395. London: Bloomsbury Publishing.
  • Carleton, Michael D. 2013. "Dasymys montanus Montane Shaggy Rat." in Mammals of Africa, Volume III: Rodents, Hares and Rabbits, edited by Happold, David C. D., 396–397. London: Bloomsbury Publishing.
  • Carleton, Michael D. 2013. "Dasymys nudipes Angolan Shaggy Rat." in Mammals of Africa, Volume III: Rodents, Hares and Rabbits, edited by Happold, David C. D., 397–398. London: Bloomsbury Publishing.
  • Carleton, Michael D. 2013. "Genus Hybomys Forest Mice." in Mammals of Africa, Volume III: Rodents, Hares and Rabbits, edited by Happold, David C. D., 420–421. London: Bloomsbury Publishing.
  • Carleton, Michael D. 2013. "Hybomys planifrons Liberian Forest Mouse." in Mammals of Africa, Volume III: Rodents, Hares and Rabbits, edited by Happold, David C. D., 424–425. London: Bloomsbury Publishing.
  • Carleton, Michael D. 2013. "Genus Lemniscomys Grass Mice." in Mammals of Africa, Volume III: Rodents, Hares and Rabbits, edited by Happold, David C. D., 441–443. London: Bloomsbury Publishing.
  • Carleton, Michael D. 2013. "Thallomys loringi Loring's Acacia Rat." in Mammals of Africa, Volume III: Rodents, Hares and Rabbits, edited by Happold, David C. D., 558–559. London: Bloomsbury Publishing.
  • Carleton, Michael D. 2013. "Subfamily Otomyinae - Vlei Rats and Whistling Rats." in Mammals of Africa, Volume III: Rodents, Hares and Rabbits, edited by Happold, David C. D., 571–573. London: Bloomsbury Publishing.
  • Carleton, Michael D. and Happold, David C. D. 2013. "Hybomys trivirgatus Three-striped Forest Mouse." in Mammals of Africa, Volume III: Rodents, Hares and Rabbits, edited by Happold, David C. D., 425–426. London: Bloomsbury Publlishing.
  • Carleton, Michael D. and Happold, David C. D. 2013. "Order Rodentia - Rodents." in Mammals of Africa, Volume III: Rodents, Hares and Rabbits, edited by Happold, David C. D., 27–37. London: Bloomsbury Publishing.
  • Carleton, Michael D. and Musser, Guy G. 2013. "Family Nesomyidae." in Mammals of Africa, Volume III: Rodents, Hares and Rabbits, edited by Happold, David C. D., 153. London: Bloomsbury Publishing.
  • Carleton, Michael D. and Musser, Guy G. 2013. "Subfamily Cricetomyinae - Pouched Rats and Pouched Mice." in Mammals of Africa, Volume III: Rodents, Hares and Rabbits, edited by Happold, David C. D., 153–154. London: Bloomsbury Publishing.
  • Carleton, Michael D. and Musser, Guy G. 2013. "Subfamily Mystromyinae - White-tailed Rat." in Mammals of Africa, Volume III: Rodents, Hares and Rabbits, edited by Happold, David C. D., 201. London: Bloomsbury Publishing.
  • Carleton, Michael D. and Musser, Guy G. 2013. "Subfamily Petromyscinae - Pigmy Rock Mice." in Mammals of Africa, Volume III: Rodents, Hares and Rabbits, edited by Happold, David C. D., 203–204. London: Bloomsbury Publishing.
  • Carleton, Michael D. and Musser, Guy G. 2013. "Family Cricetidae." in Mammals of Africa, Volume III: Rodents, Hares and Rabbits, edited by Happold, David C. D., 210. London: Bloomsbury Publishing.
  • Carleton, Michael D. and Musser, Guy G. 2013. "Subfamily Arvicolinae - Voles, Lemmings and Muskrats." in Mammals of Africa, Volume III: Rodents, Hares and Rabbits, edited by Happold, David C. D., 210–211. London: Bloomsbury Publishing.
  • Carleton, Michael D. and Musser, Guy G. 2013. "Subfamily Lophiomyinae - Maned Rat." in Mammals of Africa, Volume III: Rodents, Hares and Rabbits, edited by Happold, David C. D., 212–213. London: Bloomsbury Publishing.
  • Carleton, Michael D. and Musser, Guy G. 2013. "Family Muridae." in Mammals of Africa, Volume III: Rodents, Hares and Rabbits, edited by Happold, David C. D., 216. London: Bloomsbury Publishing.
  • Carleton, Michael D. and Musser, Guy G. 2013. "Subfamily Deomyinae - Spiny Mice, Link Rat and Brush-furred Rats." in Mammals of Africa, Volume III: Rodents, Hares and Rabbits, edited by Happold, David C. D., 217. London: Bloomsbury Publishing.
  • Carleton, Michael D. and Musser, Guy G. 2013. "Subfamily Gerbillinae - Gerbils and Jirds." in Mammals of Africa, Volume III: Rodents, Hares and Rabbits, edited by Happold, David C. D., 260–262. London: Bloomsbury Publishing.
  • Musser, Guy G. and Carleton, Michael D. 2013. "Subfamily Leimacomyinae - Buttner's Forest Mouse." in Mammals of Africa, Volume III: Rodents, Hares and Rabbits, edited by Happold, David C. D., 358–359. London: Bloomsbury Publishing.
  • Musser, Guy G. and Carleton, Michael D. 2013. "Subfamily Murinae - Rats and Mice." in Mammals of Africa, Volume III: Rodents, Hares and Rabbits, edited by Happold, David C. D., 361–362. London: Bloomsbury Publishing.
  • Musser, Guy G. and Carleton, Michael D. 2013. "Subfamily Delanymyinae - Delany's Swamp Mouse." in Mammals of Africa, Volume III: Rodents, Hares and Rabbits, edited by Happold, David C. D., 165–166. London: Bloomsbury Publishing.
  • Musser, Guy G. and Carleton, Michael D. 2013. "Subfamily Dendromurinae - African Climbing Mice." in Mammals of Africa, Volume III: Rodents, Hares and Rabbits, edited by Happold, David C. D., 168–169. London: Bloomsbury Publishing.
  • Musser, Guy G. and Carleton, Michael D. 2013. "Subfamily Spalacidae - Mole Rats." in Mammals of Africa, Volume III: Rodents, Hares and Rabbits, edited by Happold, David C. D., 144–148. London: Bloomsbury Publishing.
  • Musser, Guy G. and Carleton, Michael D. 2013. "Family Spalacidae." in Mammals of Africa, Volume III: Rodents, Hares and Rabbits., edited by Happold D. C. D., 143–144. London: Bloomsbury Publishing.
  • Musser, Guy G. and Carleton, Michael D. 2013. "Subfamily Tachyoryctincae - African Root-rats." in Mammals of Africa, Volume III: Rodents, Hares and Rabbits., edited by Happold, D. C. D., 147–148. London: Bloomsbury Publishing.
  • Carleton, Michael D. and Musser, Guy G. 2005. "Order Rodentia." in Mammal Species of the World, Third Edition, edited by Wilson, Don E. and Reeder, D. M., 745–752. The Johns Hopkins University Press.
  • Musser, Guy G. and Carleton, Michael D. 2005. "Superfamily Muroidea." in Mammal Species of the World, Third Edition, edited by Wilson, Don E. and Reeder, D. M., 894–1531. The Johns Hopkins University Press.
  • Carleton, Michael D. 2003. "Eliurus, Tufted-tailed Rats." in The Natural History of Madagascar, edited by Goodman, S. M. and Benstead, J. P., 1373–1380. The University of Chicago Press.
  • Carleton, Michael D. and Goodman, S. M. 2003. "Macrotarsomys, Big-footed Mice." in The Natural History of Madagascar, edited by Goodman, S. M. and Benstead, J. P., 1386–1388. The University of Chicago Press.
  • Carleton, Michael D. and Goodman, S. M. 2003. "Rodentia: Brachytarsomys, White-tailed tree rats, Antsangy." in The Natural History of Madagascar, edited by Goodman, S. M. and Benstead, J. P., 1368–1370. The University of Chicago Press.
  • Carleton, Michael D. and Goodman, S. M. 2003. "Gymnuromys, Voalavoanala." in The Natural History of Madagascar, edited by Goodman, S. M. and Benstead, J. P., 1381–1383. The University of Chicago Press.
  • 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 Sytematics, Phylogeny and Paleontology of Small Mammals-- An International Conference Devoted to the 90th Anniversary of Prof. I. M. Gromov, edited by Averianov, A. O. and Abramson, N. I., 96–98. Proceedings of the Zoological Institute.
  • Jansa, S. A. and Carleton, Michael D. 2003. "Brachyuromys, Short-tailed Rats, Malagasy Voles." in The Natural History of Madagascar, edited by Goodman, S. M. and Benstead, J. P., 1370–1373. The University of Chicago Press.
  • Jansa, S. A. and Carleton, Michael D. 2003. "Systematics and phylogenetics of Madagascar's native rodents." in The Natural History of Madagascar, edited by Goodman, S. M. and Benstead, J. P., 1257–1265. The University of Chicago Press.
  • Carleton, Michael D. 1989. "Systematics and Evolution." in Advances in the Study of Peromyscus (Rodentia), edited by Kirkland, D. L. and Layne, J., 367. Lubbock: Texas Tech University Press.
  • Carleton, Michael D. 1985. "Macroanatomy." in Biology of New World Microtus, edited by Tamarin, R. H., 116–175.
  • Carleton, Michael D. 1984. "Chapter 9: Introduction to Rodents." in Orders and Families of Recent Mammals of the World, edited by Anderson, S. and Jones, J. K., 255–265. New York: John Wiley & Sons.
  • Carleton, Michael D. and Musser, Guy G. 1984. "Chapter 11: Muroid Rodents." in Orders and Families of Recent Mammals of the World, edited by Anderson, S. and Jones, J. K., 289–379. New York: John Wiley & Sons.
  • 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, 1–63.

... more... less

Book
  • 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.
  • Myers, Philip and Carleton, Michael D. 1981. The Species of Oryzomys (Oligoryzomys) in Paraguay: And the Identity of Azara's "Rat Sixième Ou Rat À Tarse Noir". Museum of Zoology, University of Michigan.