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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 ten new species of Unionidæ of the United States. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 14: 168-169.
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Species Described
Anodonta leonensis Lea, 1862.
Lea, 1862, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 169.
Lea, 1866, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 25 [29], pl. 9, fig. 24.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_87806, Leon, Texas.
= Pyganodon grandis
 
Anodonta tryonii Lea, 1862.
Lea, 1862, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 169.
Lea, 1866, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 28 [32], pl. 10, fig. 27.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_86572, Potomac R., near chain bridge, D.C.
= Pyganodon cataracta
 
Anodonta williamsii Lea, 1862.
Lea, 1862, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 169.
Lea, 1866, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 27 [31], pl. 10, fig. 26.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_86687, Potomac R., near Mt. Vernon, Va.
= Pyganodon cataracta
 
Unio arkansasensis Lea, 1862.
Lea, 1862, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 169.
Lea, 1862, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 206 [28], pl. 30, fig. 275.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_25710, Hot Springs, Arkansas.
= Obovaria arkansasensis
 
Unio bealei Lea, 1862.
Lea, 1862, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 169.
Lea, 1862, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 204 [26], pl. 30, fig. 273.
Type(s): LECTOTYPE USNM_85305, Leon Co., Texas.
= Toxolasma texasiense
 
Unio gerhardtii Lea, 1862.
Lea, 1862, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 168.
Lea, 1862, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 208 [30], pl. 31, fig. 277.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_25711, Chattanooga, Ga.
= Hamiota altilis
 
Unio grandidens Lea, 1862.
Lea, 1862, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 168.
Lea, 1862, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 205 [27], pl. 30, fig. 274.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84313, Hot Springs, Ark. [no - Asia].
= Aculamprotula grandidens
 
Unio leibii Lea, 1862.
Lea, 1862, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 168.
Lea, 1866, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 44 [48], pl. 15, fig. 42.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84425, Michigan.
= Obovaria subrotunda
 
Unio mercerii Lea, 1862.
Lea, 1862, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 169.
Lea, 1862, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 209 [31], pl. 31, fig. 278.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_86057, Lee Co., Flint Dr., Ga.
= Elliptio pullata
 
Unio speciosus Lea, 1862.
Lea, 1862, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 168.
Lea, 1862, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 207 [29], pl. 31, fig. 276.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84172, Leon Co., Texas.
= Quadrula apiculata
 
 
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