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

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Publication Information

Lea, I. 1859. Descriptions of eight new species of Unionidæ, from Georgia, Mississippi, and Texas. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 11: 112-113.
Availably electronically? yes.

Species Described
Anodonta texasensis Lea, 1859.
Lea, 1859, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 113.
Lea, 1860, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 366 [48], pl. 63, fig. 191.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_86680, Texas.
= Pyganodon grandis
 
Margaritana elliptica Lea, 1859.
Lea, 1859, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 113.
Lea, 1862, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 106 [110], pl. 18, fig. 254.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_86258, Columbus, Miss.
= Strophitus radiatus
 
Unio aureus Lea, 1859.
Lea, 1859, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 112.
Lea, 1862, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 195 [17], pl. 26, fig. 264.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84572, Texas.
= Cyclonaias aurea
 
Unio burkensis Lea, 1859.
Lea, 1859, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 112.
Lea, 1859, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 215 [33], pl. 27, fig. 95.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85998, Buck Head Cr., Burke Co., Ga.
= Elliptio complanata
 
Unio corvus Lea, 1859.
Lea, 1859, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 112.
Lea, 1859, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 217 [35], pl. 28, fig. 97.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84539, Buckhead Cr., Burke Co., Ga.
= Elliptio congaraea
 
Unio curtus Lea, 1859.
Lea, 1859, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 112.
Lea, 1862, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 103 [107], pl. 17, fig. 253.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84737, Columbus, Miss.
= Pleurobema curtum
 
Unio permiscens Lea, 1859.
Lea, 1859, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 112.
Lea, 1862, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 102 [106], pl. 17, fig. 251.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_86118, Columbus, Miss.
= Potamilus purpuratus
 
Unio spissus Lea, 1859.
Lea, 1859, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 112.
Lea, 1859, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 208 [26], pl. 25, fig. 89.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84853, Satilla R., Ga.
= Elliptio downiei
 
 
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