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

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This page documents data for Lea (1852), such as genera and species attributed to that publication (including known misspellings, misidentifications, and other unavailable names) as well as taxonomic opinions, if available. Taxonomic opinions refer to uses of genera and species as valid and invalid in that work.

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Publication information

Lea, I. 1852. Descriptions of new species of the family Unionidæ [New fresh water and land shells]. Transactions of the American Philosophical Society 10 [O. 5]: 253-294, pls. 12-29 (Obs. 5: 9-50).

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Attributed Species Names

Unio concavus Lea, 1852
Lea, 1852, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 10 [O. 5]: 260, pl. 15, fig. 11.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85154, Abbeville District, S Carolina.

Unio luridus Lea, 1852
Lea, 1852, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 10 [O. 5]: 273 [29], pl. 20, fig. 29.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85253, Coosawattee R., Murray Co., Ga.

Unio sordidis Lea, 1852
Lea, 1852, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 10 [O. 5]: 254 [10].
(incorrect original spelling of Unio sordidus Lea, 1852)

Unio succissus Lea, 1852
Lea, 1852, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 10 [O. 5]: 275 [31], pl. 21, fig. 32.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84574, W Florida.

Unio ingallsianus Lea, 1852
Lea, 1852, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 10 [O. 5]: 282, pl. 24, fig. 41.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85933, Siam.

Unio sordidus Lea, 1852
Lea, 1852, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 10 [O. 5]: 254 [10], pl. 12, fig. 1 [as ‘sordidis’].
(correct name for Unio sordidis Lea, 1852)
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85688, Abbeville, S.C.

Unio placitus Lea, 1852
Lea, 1852, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc. 5: 252. [nomen nudum]
Lea, 1852, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 10 [O. 5]: 279 [35], pl. 23, fig. 38.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85152, Alabama.

Unio ineptus Lea, 1852
Lea, 1852, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 10 [O. 5]: 261 [17], pl. 15, fig. 12.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85326, Abbeville District, SC.

Unio hebes Lea, 1852
Lea, 1852, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 10 [O. 5]: 267 [23], pl. 18, fig. 21.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85383, Oconee R., near Athens, Georgia.

Anodonta linnaena Lea, 1852
Lea, 1852, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 10 [O. 5]: 289 [45] [as ‘linnæna’].
(incorrect original spelling of Anodonta linnaeana Lea, 1852)

Unio satur Lea, 1852
Lea, 1852, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc. 5: 252. [nomen nudum]
Lea, 1852, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 10 [O. 5]: 265 [21], pl. 17, fig. 19.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84505, L. Calcasieu, La.

Unio nux Lea, 1852
Lea, 1852, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 10 [O. 5]: 283 [39], pl. 24, fig. 43.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85316, Alabama R., Ala.

Unio forbesianus Lea, 1852
Lea, 1852, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc. 5: 251. [nomen nudum]
Lea, 1852, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 10 [O. 5]: 264 [20], pl. 16, fig. 17.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84542, Savannah R., Ga.

Unio moussonianus Lea, 1852
Lea, 1852, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 10 [O. 5]: 268 [24], pl. 118, fig. 22.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85168, Georgia.

Unio floridensis Lea, 1852
Lea, 1852, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 10 [O. 5]: 274 [30], pl. 21, fig. 31.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE ANSP_42081, Chattahoochee R.

Unio troschelianus Lea, 1852
Lea, 1852, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 10 [O. 5]: 280 [36], pl. 23, fig. 39.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84790, Coosawattee R., Ga.

Unio hanleyianus Lea, 1852
Lea, 1852, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 10 [O. 5]: 279 [35], pl. 23, fig. 37.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84717, Coosawattee R., Ga.

Anodonta wheatleyi Lea, 1852
Lea, 1852, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 10 [O. 5]: 287, pl. 26, fig. 49.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_86723, Amazon River, ParĂ¡.

Anodonta schroeteriana Lea, 1852
Lea, 1852, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 10 [O. 5]: 292, pl. 29, fig. 55 [as ‘schröteriana’].
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_86727, Rio Negro, Brazil.

Unio fraternus Lea, 1852
Lea, 1852, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 10 [O. 5]: 263 [19], pl. 16, fig. 15.
Type(s): LECTOTYPE USNM_85396, Abbeville, S.C.

Unio buxeus Lea, 1852
Lea, 1852, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 10 [O. 5]: 261 [17], pl. 15, fig. 13.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85153, Abbeville, S Carolina.

Unio decoratus Lea, 1852
Lea, 1852, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 10 [O. 5]: 257, pl. 13, fig. 6.
Type(s): LECTOTYPE USNM_83972, Abbeville, S. Carolina.

Unio keinerianus Lea, 1852
Lea, 1852, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc. 5: 251. [nomen nudum]
Lea, 1852, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 10 [O. 5]: 281 [37], pl. 23, fig. 40.
(incorrect original spelling of Unio kienerianus Lea, 1852)
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84273, Coosawattee R., Ga.

Unio pygmaeus Lea, 1852
Lea, 1852, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc. 5: 252 [as ‘pygmæus’]. [nomen nudum]
Lea, 1852, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 10 [O. 5]: 262, pl. 15, fig. 14 [as ‘pygmæus’].
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85240, Abbeville District, SC.

Unio kienerianus Lea, 1852
Lea, 1852, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 10 [O. 5]: 281 [37], pl. 23, fig. 40 [as ‘keineriana’].
(correct name for Unio keinerianus Lea, 1852)

Anodonta denigrata Lea, 1852
Lea, 1852, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 10 [O. 5]: 285, pl. 25, fig. 45.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_86535, Campbell Co., Tenn.

Anodonta oblita Lea, 1852
Lea, 1852, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 10 [O. 5]: 290, pl. 28. fig. 52.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_86536, Campbell Co., Tenn.

Unio rufusculus Lea, 1852
Lea, 1852, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 10 [O. 5]: 258, pl. 14, fig. 7.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85683, Abbeville, S.C.

Unio affinis Lea, 1852
Lea, 1852, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc. 5: 251. [nomen nudum]
Lea, 1852, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 10 [O. 5]: 271 [27], pl. 19, fig. 26.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84910, Louisiana.

Unio oregonensis Lea, 1852
Lea, 1852, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc. 5: 252. [nomen nudum]
Lea, 1852, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 10 [O. 5]: 275 [31], pl. 22, fig. 33.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85073, Columbia R., Oregon.

Anodonta trautwiniana Lea, 1852
Lea, 1852, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 10 [O. 5]: 287, pl. 26, fig. 48.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_86684, Carthegena, U.S. Colombia.

Unio gibbesianus Lea, 1852
Lea, 1852, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 10 [O. 5]: 254 [10], pl. 12, fig. 2.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85685, Abbeville, S.C.

Unio kleinianus Lea, 1852
Lea, 1852, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 10 [O. 5]: 265 [21], pl. 17, fig. 18.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84041, Suwanee R., Fla.

Unio reeveianus Lea, 1852
Lea, 1852, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 10 [O. 5]: 272, pl. 20, fig. 28.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85025, Alexandria, Louisiana.

Unio powellii Lea, 1852
Lea, 1852, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc. 5: 252. [nomen nudum]
Lea, 1852, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 10 [O. 5]: 270 [26], pl. 19, fig. 25.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85024, Saline R., Arkansas.

Unio clarkianus Lea, 1852
Lea, 1852, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc. 5: 251. [nomen nudum]
Lea, 1852, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 10 [O. 5]: 273, pl. 21, fig. 30.
Type(s): SYNTYPE ANSP_126052, Tenn.

Unio cuvierianus Lea, 1852
Lea, 1852, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 10 [O. 5]: 263 [19], pl. 16, fig. 16.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85401, Washington Co., Ga.

Unio nigerrimus Lea, 1852
Lea, 1852, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 10 [O. 5]: 268, pl. 18, fig. 23.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85307, Alexandria, Louisiana.

Unio proximus Lea, 1852
Lea, 1852, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 10 [O. 5]: 271 [27], pl. 20, fig. 27.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85131, Georgia.

Anodonta tortilis Lea, 1852
Lea, 1852, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 10 [O. 5]: 291, pl. 28, fig. 54.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_86405, Cartagena, S.A.

Unio tuomeyi Lea, 1852
Lea, 1852, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 10 [O. 5]: 256 [12], pl. 13, fig. 4.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85669, Abbeville District, S. Carolina.

Unio barrattii Lea, 1852
Lea, 1852, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 10 [O. 5]: 256 [12], pl. 13, fig. 5.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_86010, Abbeville District, S.C.

Unio sagittiformis Lea, 1852
Lea, 1852, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 10 [O. 5]: 277 [33], pl. 22, fig. 35.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85970, Oconee R., near Athens, Ga.

Unio merus Lea, 1852
Lea, 1852, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 10 [O. 5]: 260 [16], pl. 15, fig. 10.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85698, Abbeville District, S.C.

Anodonta arkansensis Lea, 1852
Lea, 1852, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 10 [O. 5]: 293 [49], pl. 29, fig. 56.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_86603, Lit. Ark. R., at Santa Fe...

Anodonta shaefferiana Lea, 1852
Lea, 1852, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 10 [O. 5]: 288 [44], pl. 26, fig. 50.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_86685, Horn Lake Creek, Tenn.

Unio nigellus Lea, 1852
Lea, 1852, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc. 5: 251. [nomen nudum]
Lea, 1852, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 10 [O. 5]: 283 [39], pl. 24, fig. 42.
Type(s): LECTOTYPE USNM_85567, Chattahoochee, Columbus [Columbia], Ga.

Unio lazarus Lea, 1852
Lea, 1852, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc. 5: 251. [nomen nudum]
Lea, 1852, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 10 [O. 5]: 259 [15], pl. 14, fig. 9.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_86155, Abbeville District, S.C.

Unio rumphianus Lea, 1852
Lea, 1852, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 10 [O. 5]: 276 [32], pl. 22, fig. 34.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84189, West Georgia.

Anodonta californiensis Lea, 1852
Lea, 1852, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 10 [O. 5]: 286 [42], pl. 25, fig. 47.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_86393, Colo. R., Calif.

Unio lamarckianus Lea, 1852
Lea, 1852, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 10 [O. 5]: 266 [22], pl. 17, fig. 20.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84306, White R., Arkansas.

Unio whiteianus Lea, 1852
Lea, 1852, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 10 [O. 5]: 258 [14], pl. 14, fig. 8.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85657, near Savannah, Georgia.

Unio prevostianus Lea, 1852
Lea, 1852, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 10 [O. 5]: 269 [25], pl. 19, fig. 24.

Unio nigrinus Lea, 1852
Lea, 1852, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 10 [O. 5]: 284 [40], pl. 24, fig. 44.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_86132, W Florida.

Unio perstriatus Lea, 1852
Lea, 1852, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 10 [O. 5]: 255 [11], pl. 12, fig. 3.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85892, Abbeville, S.C.

Anodonta opaca Lea, 1852
Lea, 1852, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 10 [O. 5]: 285, pl. 25, fig. 46.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_128835, New Orleans.

Anodonta virens Lea, 1852
Lea, 1852, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 10 [O. 5]: 290 [46], pl. 28, fgi. 53.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_86666, Red R., Alexandria, Louisiana.

Anodonta linnaeana Lea, 1852
Lea, 1852, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 10 [O. 5]: 289 [45], pl. 27, fig. 51 [as ‘linnæana’].
(correct name for Anodonta linnaena Lea, 1852)
Type(s): FIGURED SYNTYPE USNM_86702, Lake Concordia, Louisiana.

Unio stewardsonii Lea, 1852
Lea, 1852, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 10 [O. 5]: 278, pl. 23, fig. 36.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE ANSP_56572, Chattanooga River, Ga.

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