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

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Publication Information

Lea, I. 1841. Continuation of paper on fresh water and land shells. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society 2: 30-34.
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Species Described
Anodonta globosa Lea, 1841.
Lea, 1836, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 52 [nomen nudum].
Lea, 1841, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc.: 31.
Lea, 1842, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc.: 241 [79], pl. 24, fig. 56.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_86701, Concha Lake, 20 leagues S Vera Cruz near Tlocatalpan, Mexico.
= Pyganodon grandis
 
Anodonta montezuma Lea, 1841.
Lea, 1841, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc.: 31.
Lea, 1842, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc.: 240 [78], pl. 23, fig. 55.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE AMNH_30871, Central America.
= Anodontites trigonus
 
Unio bigbyensis Lea, 1841.
Lea, 1841, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc.: 30.
Lea, 1842, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc.: 237 [75], pl. 22, fig. 51.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84579, Bigby Cr., Tenn.
= Pleuronaia barnesiana
 
Unio callosus Lea, 1841.
Lea, 1841, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc.: 31.
Lea, 1842, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc.: 239 [77], pl. 23, fig. 54.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE AMNH_30561, Ohio Canal, 12 mi below Columbus, Franklin Co., Ohio.
= Sphenonaias callosa
 
Unio crocatus Lea, 1841.
Lea, 1841, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc.: 31.
Lea, 1842, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc.: 238 [76], pl. 22, fig. 52.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84908, Savannah R., Georgia.
= Leptodea ochracea
 
Unio duttonianus Lea, 1841.
Lea, 1841, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc.: 31.
Lea, 1842, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc.: 236 [74], pl. 22, fig. 50.
= Elliptio lanceolata
 
Unio georgianus Lea, 1841.
Lea, 1841, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc.: 31.
Lea, 1842, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc.: 235 [73], pl. 21, fig. 49.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84928, Stump Cr., Ga.
= Pleurobema georgianum
 
Unio rajahensis Lea, 1841.
Lea, 1841, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc.: 30.
Lea, 1842, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc.: 239, pl. 23, fig. 53.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84638, Rajah’s Tank, India.
= Parreysia rajahensis
 
Unio sapotalensis Lea, 1841.
Lea, 1841, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc.: 30.
Lea, 1842, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc.: 233 [71], pl. 21, fig. 47.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85072, Sapotal River, near Tlacatalpan, Mexico; 60 mi S of Vera Cruz.
= Actinonaias sapotalensis
 
Unio tecomatensis Lea, 1841.
Lea, 1841, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc.: 30.
Lea, 1842, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc.: 234 [72], pl. 21, fig. 48.
Type(s): LECTOTYPE USNM_85338, Tecomate River, near Tlacotalpan, [Vera Cruz State], Mexico.
= Cyrtonaias tampicoensis
 
 
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