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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 seven new species of Margaritanæ, and four new species of Anodontæ. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 10: 138-139.
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Species Described
Anodonta danielsii Lea, 1858.
Lea, 1858, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 139.
Lea, 1860, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 365 [47], pl. 63, fig. 190.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_86426, Topeka, Kas.
= Pyganodon grandis
 
Anodonta dariensis Lea, 1858.
Lea, 1858, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 139.
Lea, 1859, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 230 [48], pl. 28, fig. 99.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_86600, Macon (Swift Creek), Georgia.
= Pyganodon cataracta
 
Anodonta gesnerii Lea, 1858.
Lea, 1858, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 139.
Lea, 1859, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 231 [49], pl. 31, fig. 109.
Type(s): TYPE USNM_86427, Uphaupee Cr., ..., Ala.
= Pyganodon grandis
 
Anodonta hallenbeckii Lea, 1858.
Lea, 1858, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 139.
Lea, 1859, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 232 [50], pl. 32, fig. 112.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_86428, Uphaupee Cr., Macon Co., Alabama.
= Pseudodontoideus connasaugaensis
 
Margaritana connasaugaensis Lea, 1858.
Lea, 1858, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 135.
Lea, 1859, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 229 [47], pl. 32, fig. 113.
(renamed Strophitus conasaugaensis Ortmann, 1923)
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_86277, Connasauga Cr., W. Georgia.
= Pseudodontoideus connasaugaensis
 
Margaritana elliottii Lea, 1858.
Lea, 1858, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 138.
Lea, 1859, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 226, pl. 31, fig. 108.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_86257, Uchee bar bel. Columbus, Ga.
= Strophitus radiatus
 
Margaritana etowahensis Lea, 1858.
Lea, 1858, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 138.
Lea, 1859, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 227 [45], pl. 31, fig. 110.
(renamed Margaritana georgiana Lea, 1859)
= Lasmigona etowaensis
 
Margaritana gesnerii Lea, 1858.
Lea, 1858, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 138.
Lea, 1862, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 211 [33], pl. 32, fig. 280.
= Pseudodontoideus subvexus
 
Margaritana spillmanii Lea, 1858.
Lea, 1858, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 138.
Lea, 1862, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 105 [109], pl. 17, fig. 252.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_86278, Magbys Cr., near Columbus, Miss.
= Pseudodontoideus subvexus
 
Margaritana tombecbeensis Lea, 1858.
Lea, 1858, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 138.
(incorrect original spelling of Margaritana tombigbeensis Lea, 1858)
= Pseudodontoideus subvexus
 
Margaritana tombigbeensis Lea, 1858.
Lea, 1858, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 138 [as ‘tombecbeensis’].
Lea, 1862, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 107, pl. 18, fig. 255 [as ‘tombigbéensis’].
(correct name for Margaritana tombecbeensis Lea, 1858)
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_86253, Tombigbee R., near Columbus, Miss.
= Pseudodontoideus subvexus
 
Margaritana triangulata Lea, 1858.
Lea, 1858, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 138.
Lea, 1859, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 228 [46], pl. 32, fig. 111.
Type(s): LECTOTYPE USNM_86249 (selected by Clarke, 1981), Chattahoochee R., Ga.
= Alasmidonta triangulata
 
 
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