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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. Descriptions of twelve new species of Naïades from North Carolina. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 9: 85-86.
Availably electronically? yes.

Species Described
Anodonta virgulata Lea, 1857.
Lea, 1857, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 86.
Lea, 1862, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 213 [35], pl. 33, fig, 282.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_86593, Weldon, Roanoke R., N.C.
= Pyganodon cataracta
 
Unio contractus Lea, 1857.
Lea, 1857, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 86.
Lea, 1862, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 203 [25], pl. 29, fig. 272.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_86102, Roanoke R., Weldon, N.C.
= Elliptio complanata
 
Unio emmonsii Lea, 1857.
Lea, 1857, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 86.
Lea, 1862, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 56 [60], pl. 2, fig. 203.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_86028, Roanoke R., Weldon, N.C.
= Elliptio lanceolata
 
Unio genthii Lea, 1857.
Lea, 1857, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 85.
Lea, 1862, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 57 [61], pl. 2, fig. 204.
Type(s): SYNTYPES USNM_84833, Deep R., N.C.
= Venustaconcha constricta
 
Unio gracilentus Lea, 1857.
Lea, 1857, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 85.
Lea, 1862, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 58 [62], pl. 3, fig. 205.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85976, Catawba R., Gaston Co., N.C.
= Elliptio arctata
 
Unio insulsus Lea, 1857.
Lea, 1857, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 86.
Lea, 1862, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 53 [57], pl. 1, fig. 199.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85644, Roanoke R., Weldon, N.C.
= Elliptio complanata
 
Unio macer Lea, 1857.
Lea, 1857, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 86.
Lea, 1862, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 202 [24], pl. 29, fig. 271.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85425, Roanoke R., Weldon, N.C.
= Elliptio roanokensis
 
Unio micans Lea, 1857.
Lea, 1857, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 85.
Lea, 1862, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 59 [63], pl. 3, fig. 207.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85077, Catawba R., Gaston Co., N Carolina.
= Elliptio icterina
 
Unio percoarctatus Lea, 1857.
Lea, 1857, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 85.
Lea, 1862, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 59 [63], pl. 3, fig. 206.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85529, Catawba R., Mecklenburg Co., N.C.
= Elliptio complanata
 
Unio spadiceus Lea, 1857.
Lea, 1857, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 86.
Lea, 1862, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 55 [59], pl. 1, fig. 201.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85251, Deep R., N.C.
= Elliptio complanata
 
Unio striatulus Lea, 1857.
Lea, 1857, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 86.
Lea, 1862, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 55 [59], pl. 2, fig. 202.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84548, Roanoke R., Weldon, N.C.
= Fusconaia masoni
 
Unio wheatleyi Lea, 1857.
Lea, 1857, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 85.
(renamed Unio catawbensis Lea, 1862)
= Elliptio complanata
 
 
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