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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 twelve new species of uniones and other fresh-water shells of the United States. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 10: 165-166.
Availably electronically? yes.

Species Described
Unio chattanoogaensis Lea, 1858.
Lea, 1858, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 166.
Lea, 1859, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 209 [27], pl. 25, fig. 90.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84729, Chattanooga, Tenn.
= Pleurobema decisum
 
Unio downiei Lea, 1858.
Lea, 1858, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 166.
Lea, 1859, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 210 [28], pl. 25, fig. 91.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84854, Satilla R., Ga.
= Elliptio downiei
 
Unio hazelhurstianus Lea, 1858.
Lea, 1858, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 166.
Lea, 1859, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 211 [29], pl. 26, fig. 92 [as ‘hazlehurstianus’].
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_86009, Satilla R., Camden Co., Ga.
= Elliptio lanceolata
 
Unio neislerii Lea, 1858.
Lea, 1858, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 165.
Lea, 1859, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 212 [30], pl. 26, fig. 93.
Type(s): LECTOTYPE USNM_83993, Flint R., Lanier, Georgia.
= Amblema neislerii
 
Unio postellii Lea, 1858.
Lea, 1858, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 165.
Lea, 1862, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 214 [32], pl. 26, fig. 94.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85470, Carter’s Cr., Baldwin Co., Ga.
= Elliptio complanata
 
Unio prattii Lea, 1858.
Lea, 1858, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 166.
Lea, 1859, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 206 [24], pl. 24, figs. 88-88a.
Type(s): POSSIBLE SYNTYPES USNM_85145, Roswell, Cobb Co., Georgia.
= Leaunio lienosus
 
Unio roswellensis Lea, 1858.
Lea, 1858, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 165.
Lea, 1862, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 205 [23], pl. 24, fig. 87.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85467, Chattahooche R., Roswell, Cobb Co., Ga.
= Elliptio pullata
 
Unio satillaensis Lea, 1858.
Lea, 1858, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 166.
Lea, 1859, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 216 [34], pl. 27, fig. 96.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84855, Satilla R., Camden Co., Ga.
= Elliptio downiei
 
 
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