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Publication Information

Lea, I. 1831. Observations on the Naïades, and descriptions of new species of that and other families. Transactions of the American Philosophical Society 4 [O. 1]: 63-121, pls. 3-18 (Obs. 1: 73-131).
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Species Described
Cyrena jayensis Lea, 1831.
Lea, 1831, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc.: 108, pl. 17, fig. 52.
(renamed Batissa jayana Deshayes, 1854)
= Batissa violacea
 
Cyrena rotundata Lea, 1831.
Lea, 1831, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc.: 107, pl. 17, fig. 51.

 
Cyrena woodiana Lea, 1831.
Lea, 1831, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc.: 110, pl. 18, fig. 55.
= Corbicula fluminea
 
Symphynota bilineata Lea, 1831.
Lea, 1831, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc.: 98, pl. 11, fig. 19.
Type(s): SYNTYPES ANSP_41876, River Hoogley [about 100 mi above Calcutta] Hindostan.
= Lamellidens marginalis
 
Symphynota inflata Lea, 1831.
Lea, 1831, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc.: 99 [109], pl. 14, fig. 28.
(renamed Unio alabamensis Conrad, 1834)
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_83909, Claiborne, Ala.
= Potamilus inflatus
 
Unio acutissimus Lea, 1831.
Lea, 1831, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc.: 89 [99], pl. 10, fig. 18.
Type(s): IDIOTYPE MCZ_178887, Alabama River.
= Medionidus acutissimus
 
Unio angustatus Lea, 1831.
Lea, 1831, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc.: 114 [124], pl. 17, fig. 43.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85896, Cooper R., S. Carolina.
= Elliptio angustata
 
Unio anodontoides Lea, 1831.
Lea, 1831, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc.: 81 [91], pl. 8, fig. 11.
= Lampsilis teres
 
Unio arcaeformis Lea, 1831.
Lea, 1831, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc.: 116, pl. 17, fig. 44.
Type(s): IDIOTYPE USNM_84422, Florence, Alabama.
= Epioblasma arcaeformis
 
Unio asper Lea, 1831.
Lea, 1831, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc.: 85 [95], pl. 9, fig. 15.
Type(s): UNKNOWN USNM_84212, Claiborne, Ala. R., Alabama.
= Quadrula apiculata
 
Unio asperrimus Lea, 1831.
Lea, 1831, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc.: 71 [81], pl. 5, fig. 3.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84174, Cincinnati, Ohio.
= Quadrula quadrula
 
Unio brevidens Lea, 1831.
Lea, 1831, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc.: 75, pl. 6, fig. 6.
Type(s): IDIOTYPE USNM_85349A, Nashville, Tenn.
= Epioblasma brevidens
 
Unio caeruleus Lea, 1831.
Lea, 1831, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc.: 95 [105], pl. 13, fig. 25 [as ‘cæruleus’].
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85193, Bengal, India.
= Radiatula caerulea
 
Unio castaneus Lea, 1831.
Lea, 1831, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc.: 91 [101], pl. 11, fig. 21.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84824, Claiborne, Alabama.
= Obovaria arkansasensis
 
Unio congaraeus Lea, 1831.
Lea, 1831, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc.: 72 [82], pl. 6, fig. 4 [as ‘congaræus’].
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85693, Congaree R., Columbia, S.C.
= Elliptio congaraea
 
Unio cuprinus Lea, 1831.
Lea, 1831, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc.: 94, pl. 12, fig. 24.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_86121, Mexico.
= Popenaias metallica
 
Unio decisus Lea, 1831.
Lea, 1831, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc.: 92 [102], pl. 12, fig. 23.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84723, Claiborne, Ala.
= Pleurobema decisum
 
Unio ebenus Lea, 1831.
Lea, 1831, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc.: 84 [94], pl. 9, fig. 14.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85792, Cincinnati, Ohio.
= Reginaia ebena
 
Unio elegans Lea, 1831.
Lea, 1831, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc.: 83 [93], pl. 9, fig. 13.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84449, Cincinnati, Ohio.
= Truncilla truncata
 
Unio fabalis Lea, 1831.
Lea, 1831, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc.: 86, pl. 10, fig. 16.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85270A, Ohio R.
= Paetulunio fabalis
 
Unio formosus Lea, 1831.
Lea, 1831, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc.: 111, pl. 16, fig. 41.
= Epioblasma triquetra
 
Unio glans Lea, 1831.
Lea, 1831, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc.: 82, pl. 8, fig. 12.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85312, New Harmony, Ind.
= Toxolasma lividum
 
Unio incurvus Lea, 1831.
Lea, 1831, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc.: 97, pl. 13, fig. 27.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE (MONOTYPY) USNM_85731, Gibralter.
= Potomida littoralis
 
Unio lens Lea, 1831.
Lea, 1831, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc.: 80, pl. 8, fig. 10.
= Obovaria subrotunda
 
Unio multiplicatus Lea, 1831.
Lea, 1831, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc.: 70, pl. 4, fig. 2.
= Megalonaias nervosa
 
Unio multistriatus Lea, 1831.
Lea, 1831, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc.: 91, pl. 12, fig. 22.
Type(s): POSSIBLE SYNTYPE USNM_84114, R. Joanes, near Bahia, Brazil.
= Diplodon multistriatus
 
Unio obesus Lea, 1831.
Lea, 1831, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc.: 96, pl. 13, fig. 26.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85366, Little Ogeechee, Georgia.
= Uniomerus carolinianus
 
Unio olivarius Lea, 1831.
Lea, 1831, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc.: 108, pl. 16, fig. 38.
Type(s): SYNTYPES ANSP_41742, Bengal.
= Radiatula olivaria
 
Unio oriens Lea, 1831.
Lea, 1831, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc.: 73, pl. 6, fig. 5.
(renamed Odatelia radiata Rafinesque, 1832)
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_86271, Cincinnati, (Ohio R.), Ohio.
= Hemistena lata
 
Unio perplexus Lea, 1831.
Lea, 1831, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc.: 112, pl. 17, fig. 42.
(prim. homonym of Unio perplexus Say, 1829)
Type(s): SYNTYPE USNM_84324, Cincinnati, Ohio.
= Epioblasma torulosa
 
Unio pileus Lea, 1831.
Lea, 1831, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc.: 119, pl. 18, fig. 47.
Type(s): FIGURED SYNTYPE USNM_84602A, Cincinnati, Ohio.
= Epioblasma personata
 
Unio pustulatus Lea, 1831.
Lea, 1831, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc.: 79 [89], pl. 7, fig. 9.
Type(s): SYNTYPE USNM_84200, Cincinnati, Ohio.
= Cyclonaias nodulata
 
Unio pustulosus Lea, 1831.
Lea, 1831, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc.: 76 [86], pl. 7, fig. 7.
= Cyclonaias pustulosa
 
Unio pyramidatus Lea, 1831.
Lea, 1831, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc.: 109 [119], pl. 16, fig. 39.
Type(s): SYNTYPES ANSP_41726, Ohio River.
= Pleurobema rubrum
 
Unio soleniformis Lea, 1831.
Lea, 1831, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc.: 87, pl. 10, fig. 17.
= Cumberlandia monodonta
 
Unio stapes Lea, 1831.
Lea, 1831, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc.: 77, pl. 7, fig. 8.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE (MONOTYPY) USNM_84218, Alabama R., Ala.
= Theliderma stapes
 
Unio subovatus Lea, 1831.
Lea, 1831, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc.: 118 [128], pl. 18, fig. 46.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84509, Cincinnati, Ohio.
= Lampsilis cardium
 
Unio subrotundus Lea, 1831.
Lea, 1831, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc.: 117 [127], pl. 18, fig. 45.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85832, Cincinnati, Ohio.
= Fusconaia subrotunda
 
Unio trapezoides Lea, 1831.
Lea, 1831, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc.: 69 [79], pl. 3, fig. 1.
Type(s): FIGURED SYNTYPE USNM_84103, Lake St. Joseph, Mis.
= Plectomerus dombeyanus
 
Unio trigonus Lea, 1831.
Lea, 1831, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc.: 110 [120], pl. 16, fig. 40.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84629, Louisville, KY.
= Fusconaia flava
 
Unio varicosus Lea, 1831.
Lea, 1831, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc.: 90 [100], pl. 11, fig. 20.
(prim. homonym of Unio varicosa Lamarck, 1819)
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84320, Cincinnati, Ohio.
= Plethobasus cicatricosus
 
 
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