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

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Publication Information

Lea, I. 1858. Descriptions of new species of Unio, from Tennessee, Alabama, and North Carolina. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 10: 40-41.
Availably electronically? yes.

Species Described
Unio exactus Lea, 1858.
Lea, 1858, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 41.
Lea, 1862, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 62 [66], pl. 4, fig. 210.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85002, Neuse R., near Raleigh, N.C.
= Elliptio complanata
 
Unio meredithii Lea, 1858.
Lea, 1858, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 40.
Lea, 1862, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 65 [69], pl. 6, fig. 214.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84393, Florence, Ala.
= Pleuronaia barnesiana
 
Unio neusensis Lea, 1858.
Lea, 1858, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 41.
Lea, 1862, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 60 [64], pl. 4, fig. 208.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85465, Neuse R., near Raleigh, N.C.
= Elliptio complanata
 
Unio perradiatus Lea, 1858.
Lea, 1858, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 40.
Lea, 1862, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 66 [70], pl. 6, fig. 215.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84501, Florence, Alabama.
= Lampsilis fasciola
 
Unio purus Lea, 1858.
Lea, 1858, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 41.
Lea, 1862, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 61 [65], pl. 4, fig. 209.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85003, Neuse R., near Raleigh, N.C.
= Elliptio complanata
 
Unio pybasii Lea, 1858.
Lea, 1858, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 40.
Lea, 1862, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 67, pl. 6, fig. 216.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85138, Tuscumbia, Alabama.
= Leaunio vanuxemensis
 
Unio turgidulus Lea, 1858.
Lea, 1858, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 40.
Lea, 1862, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 62, pl. 5, fig. 211.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84946, Cumberland R., Tenn.
= Epioblasma turgidula
 
Unio virescens Lea, 1858.
Lea, 1858, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 40.
Lea, 1860, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 341 [23], pl. 55, fig. 166.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84927, Tuscumbia, Alabama.
= Lampsilis virescens
 
 
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