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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. New Unionidæ of the United States and Arctic America. Journal of the Academy of Natural Sciences 5 [O. 9]: 187-216, pls. 24-33 (Obs. 9: 9-38).
Availably electronically? yes.

Species Described
Anodonta kennicottii Lea, 1861.
Lea, 1861, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 56.
Lea, 1862, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 214 [36], pl. 33, fig. 283.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_86442, N End of Lake Winnipeg.
= Pyganodon grandis
 
Anodonta showalterii Lea, 1860.
Lea, 1860, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 307.
Lea, 1862, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 215 [37], pl. 33, fig. 284.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_86487, Coosa River, Wetumpka, Ala.
= Strophitus radiatus
 
Anodonta simpsoniana Lea, 1861.
Lea, 1861, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 56.
Lea, 1862, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 212 [34], pl. 32, fig. 281.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_86434, Fort Rae, Gt. Slave Lake.
= Pyganodon grandis
 
Anodonta virgulata Lea, 1857.
Lea, 1857, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 86.
Lea, 1862, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 213 [35], pl. 33, fig, 282.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_86593, Weldon, Roanoke R., N.C.
= Pyganodon cataracta
 
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 quadrata Lea, 1861.
Lea, 1861, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 41.
Lea, 1862, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 210, pl. 32, fig. 279.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_86264, E. Tenn.
= Lasmigona subviridis
 
Unio anthonyi Lea, 1861.
Lea, 1861, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 41.
Lea, 1862, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 197 [19], pl. 27, fig. 266.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84986, Florida.
= Elliptio monroensis
 
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 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 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 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 contractus Lea, 1857.
Lea, 1857, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 86.
Lea, 1862, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 203 [25], pl. 29, fig. 272.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_86102, Roanoke R., Weldon, N.C.
= Elliptio complanata
 
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 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 higginsii Lea, 1857.
Lea, 1857, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 84.
Lea, 1862, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 188 [10], pl. 24, fig. 258.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84823, Muscatine, Iowa.
= Lampsilis higginsii
 
Unio macer Lea, 1857.
Lea, 1857, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 86.
Lea, 1862, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 202 [24], pl. 29, fig. 271.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85425, Roanoke R., Weldon, N.C.
= Elliptio roanokensis
 
Unio macrodon Lea, 1859.
Lea, 1859, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 154.
Lea, 1862, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 193 [15], pl. 26, fig. 262.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_25714, Rutersville, Texas.
= Truncilla macrodon
 
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 micans Lea, 1857.
Lea, 1857, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 85.
Lea, 1862, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 59 [63], pl. 3, fig. 207.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85077, Catawba R., Gaston Co., N Carolina.
= Elliptio icterina
 
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 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 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 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 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 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
 
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 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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