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

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Publication Information

Lea, I. 1857. Description of thirteen new species of uniones, from Georgia. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 9: 31-32.
Availably electronically? yes.

Species Described
Unio apicinus Lea, 1857.
Lea, 1857, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 32.
Lea, 1858, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 76, pl. 14, fig. 56.
= Leaunio lienosus
 
Unio columbensis Lea, 1857.
Lea, 1857, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 31.
Lea, 1858, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 75, pl. 14, fig. 55.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85360, creeks near Columbus, Ga.
= Uniomerus columbensis
 
Unio concestator Lea, 1857.
Lea, 1857, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 31.
Lea, 1858, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 66, pl. 12, fig. 48.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85102, Columbus, Georgia.
= Leaunio lienosus
 
Unio excavatus Lea, 1857.
Lea, 1857, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 32.
Lea, 1858, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 71, pl. 13, fig. 52.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84498, Othcaloosa, Georgia.
= Lampsilis ornata
 
Unio extensus Lea, 1857.
Lea, 1857, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 31.
Lea, 1858, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 67, pl. 12, fig. 49.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85995, Dry Cr., Columbus, Ga.
= Elliptio pullata
 
Unio fallax Lea, 1857.
Lea, 1857, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 32.
Lea, 1858, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 79, pl. 15, fig. 59.
= Leaunio lienosus
 
Unio intercedens Lea, 1857.
Lea, 1857, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 32.
Lea, 1858, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 77, pl. 15, fig. 57.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85122, Columbus, Georgia.
= Leaunio lienosus
 
Unio othcaloogensis Lea, 1857.
Lea, 1857, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 32.
Lea, 1858, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 74, pl. 14, fig. 54.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84615, Othcalooga Cr., Georgia.
= Epioblasma othcaloogensis
 
Unio pyriformis Lea, 1857.
Lea, 1857, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 31.
Lea, 1858, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 69, pl. 12, fig. 50.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84781, near Columbus, Ga.
= Pleurobema pyriforme
 
Unio radians Lea, 1857.
Lea, 1857, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 32.
Lea, 1859, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 201, pl. 23, fig. 84.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85156, Othcalooga Cr., Ga.
= Cambarunio nebulosa
 
Unio rubellinus Lea, 1857.
Lea, 1857, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 32.
Lea, 1858, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 70, pl. 13, fig. 51.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84136, Othcaloosa R., Ga.
= Medionidus acutissimus
 
Unio umbrosus Lea, 1857.
Lea, 1857, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 32.
(prim. homonym of Unio umbrosus Lea, 1856; renamed Unio umbrans Lea, 1857)
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84848, Medellin R., Mexico.
= Leaunio umbrans
 
 
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