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

FM(U)otW(aolcb) is the web version of the MUSSEL Project Database. Follow the links to browse the data or use the search fields. Either way, you win!

Taxa known only as fossils are highlighted in gray. Those without representatives in fresh waters are highlighted in gold.

 

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Publication Information

Lea, I. 1841. Continuation of Mr. Lea's paper on fresh water and land shells. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society 2: 81-83.
Availably electronically? yes.

Species Described
Unio argenteus Lea, 1841.
Lea, 1841, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc.: 82.
Lea, 1842, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc.: 242 [80], pl. 25, fig. 57.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84778, Holston R., Tenn.
= Pleurobema oviforme
 
Unio brumbyanus Lea, 1841.
Lea, 1841, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc.: 82 [as ‘brumleyanus’].
Lea, 1842, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc.: 245, pl. 26, fig. 62.
(correct name for Unio brumleyanus Lea, 1841)
= Ptychobranchus greenii
 
Unio brumleyanus Lea, 1841.
Lea, 1841, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc.: 82.
(incorrect original spelling of Unio brumbyanus Lea, 1841)
= Ptychobranchus greenii
 
Unio moestus Lea, 1841.
Lea, 1841, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc.: 82 [as ‘mœstus’].
Lea, 1842, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc.: 244 [82], pl. 26, fig. 60 [as ‘mæstus’].
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85320, French Broad R., E Tenn.
= Toxolasma lividum
 
Unio regularis Lea, 1841.
Lea, 1841, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc.: 82.
Lea, 1842, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc.: 243, pl. 25, fig. 59.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85067, French Broad River, E Tenn.
= Cambarunio iris
 
Unio sparsus Lea, 1841.
Lea, 1841, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc.: 82.
Lea, 1842, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc.: 242 [80], pl. 25, fig. 58.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84222, Holston R., Tenn.
= Theliderma sparsa
 
 
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