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

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Publication Information

Lea, I. 1862. Descriptions of eleven new species of the genus Unio from the United States. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 13: 391-393.
Availably electronically? yes.

Species Described
Unio chunii Lea, 1862.
Lea, 1862, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 392.
Lea, 1862, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 196 [18], pl. 27, fig. 265.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84636, Dallas, Texas.
= Fusconaia chunii
 
Unio contiguus Lea, 1862.
Lea, 1862, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 392.
Lea, 1862, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 199 [21], pl. 28, fig. 268.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85120, Stewarts Mill Dam, Union Co., N.C.
= Leaunio lienosus
 
Unio heermannii Lea, 1862.
Lea, 1862, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 392.
Lea, 1862, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 194 [16], pl. 26, fig. 263.
Type(s): LECTOTYPE USNM_83932, Medina R., Texas.
= Cyrtonaias tampicoensis
 
Unio northamptonensis Lea, 1862.
Lea, 1862, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 392.
Lea, 1862, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 190 [12], pl. 25, fig. 260.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85527, Conn. R., Northampton, Mass.
= Elliptio complanata
 
Unio riddellii Lea, 1862.
Lea, 1862, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 392.
Lea, 1862, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 198 [20], pl. 27, fig. 267.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84635, Dallas, Texas.
= Pleurobema riddellii
 
Unio rostrum Lea, 1862.
Lea, 1862, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 391.
Lea, 1862, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 201 [23], pl. 29, fig. 270.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85556, Davidson Co., N.C.
= Elliptio complanata
 
Unio sampsonii Lea, 1862.
Lea, 1862, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 392.
Lea, 1862, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 192, pl. 25, fig. 261.
Type(s): SYNTYPES USNM_84802, Wabash R., New Harmony, Ind.
= Epioblasma sampsonii
 
Unio squameus Lea, 1862.
Lea, 1862, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 391.
Lea, 1862, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 200 [22], pl. 28, fig. 269.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85530, N.C.
= Elliptio complanata
 
Unio tesserulae Lea, 1862.
Lea, 1862, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 392 [as ‘tesserulæ’].
Lea, 1866, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 40 [44], pl. 15, fig. 39 [as ‘tesserulæ’].
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84426, Nolachucky R., Tenn.
= Pleurobema oviforme
 
Unio vestitus Lea, 1862.
Lea, 1862, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 393.
Lea, 1862, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 189 [11], pl. 25, fig. 259.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85332, Ogeechee R., Georgia.
= Elliptio congaraea
 
Unio wardii Lea, 1862.
Lea, 1862, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 392.
Lea, 1862, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 187 [9], pl. 24, fig. 257.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84237, Mahoning R., Ohio.
= Theliderma metanevra
 
 
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