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The Freshwater Mussels (Unionoida) of the World
(and other less consequential bivalves)

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Publication Information

Lea, I. 1852. Descriptions of new species of the family Unionidæ. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society 5: 251-252.
Availably electronically? yes.

Species Described
Unio affinis Lea, 1852.
Lea, 1852, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc.: 251 [nomen nudum].
Lea, 1852, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc.: 271 [27], pl. 19, fig. 26.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84910, Louisiana.
= Lampsilis straminea
 
Unio clarkianus Lea, 1852.
Lea, 1852, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc.: 251 [nomen nudum].
Lea, 1852, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc.: 273, pl. 21, fig. 30.
Type(s): SYNTYPE ANSP_126052, Tenn.
= Hamiota altilis
 
Unio forbesianus Lea, 1852.
Lea, 1852, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc.: 251 [nomen nudum].
Lea, 1852, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc.: 264 [20], pl. 16, fig. 17.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84542, Savannah R., Ga.
= Elliptio congaraea
 
Unio keinerianus Lea, 1852.
Lea, 1852, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc.: 251 [nomen nudum].
Lea, 1852, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc.: 281 [37], pl. 23, fig. 40.
(incorrect original spelling of Unio kienerianus Lea, 1852)
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84273, Coosawattee R., Ga.
= Cyclonaias kieneriana
 
Unio lazarus Lea, 1852.
Lea, 1852, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc.: 251 [nomen nudum].
Lea, 1852, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc.: 259 [15], pl. 14, fig. 9.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_86155, Abbeville District, S.C.
= Elliptio arctata
 
Unio nigellus Lea, 1852.
Lea, 1852, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc.: 251 [nomen nudum].
Lea, 1852, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc.: 283 [39], pl. 24, fig. 42.
Type(s): LECTOTYPE USNM_85567, Chattahoochee, Columbus [Columbia], Ga.
= Elliptio nigella
 
Unio oregonensis Lea, 1852.
Lea, 1852, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc.: 252 [nomen nudum].
Lea, 1852, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc.: 275 [31], pl. 22, fig. 33.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85073, Columbia R., Oregon.
= Nephronaias oregonensis
 
Unio placitus Lea, 1852.
Lea, 1852, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc.: 252 [nomen nudum].
Lea, 1852, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc.: 279 [35], pl. 23, fig. 38.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85152, Alabama.
= Hamiota perovalis
 
Unio powellii Lea, 1852.
Lea, 1852, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc.: 252 [nomen nudum].
Lea, 1852, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc.: 270 [26], pl. 19, fig. 25.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85024, Saline R., Arkansas.
= Lampsilis powellii
 
Unio pygmaeus Lea, 1852.
Lea, 1852, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc.: 252 [as ‘pygmæus’] [nomen nudum].
Lea, 1852, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc.: 262, pl. 15, fig. 14 [as ‘pygmæus’].
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85240, Abbeville District, SC.
= Lasmigona subviridis
 
Unio satur Lea, 1852.
Lea, 1852, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc.: 252 [nomen nudum].
Lea, 1852, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc.: 265 [21], pl. 17, fig. 19.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84505, L. Calcasieu, La.
= Lampsilis satura
 
 
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