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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. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society 5: 251-252.

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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.
Lea, 1852, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc. 5: 251. [nomen nudum]
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.
Lea, 1852, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc. 5: 251. [nomen nudum]
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85253, Coosawattee R., Murray Co., Ga.

Unio succissus Lea, 1852
Lea, 1852, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 10 [O. 5]: 275 [31], pl. 21, fig. 32.
Lea, 1852, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc. 5: 252. [nomen nudum]
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.
Lea, 1852, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc. 5: 251. [nomen nudum]
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85933, Siam.

Unio stewardsonii Lea, 1852
Lea, 1852, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 10 [O. 5]: 278, pl. 23, fig. 36.
Lea, 1852, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc. 5: 252. [nomen nudum]
Type(s): HOLOTYPE ANSP_56572, Chattanooga River, Ga.

Unio sordidus Lea, 1852
Lea, 1852, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 10 [O. 5]: 254 [10], pl. 12, fig. 1 [as ‘sordidis’].
Lea, 1852, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc. 5: 252. [nomen nudum]
(correct name for Unio sordidis Lea, 1852)
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85688, Abbeville, S.C.

Unio henleyianus Lea, 1852
Lea, 1852, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc. 5: 251. [nomen nudum]
(error for Unio hanleyianus Lea, 1852)

Unio irreptus Lea, 1852
Lea, 1852, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc. 5: 251. [nomen nudum]
(error for Unio ineptus Lea, 1852)

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 reevesianus Lea, 1852
Lea, 1852, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc. 5: 252. [nomen nudum]
(error for Unio reeveianus Lea, 1852)

Unio sagittaformis Lea, 1852
Lea, 1852, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc. 5: 252. [nomen nudum]
(error for Unio sagittiformis Lea, 1852)

Margaron (Anodonta) troutwiniana Lea, 1852
Lea, 1852, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 51.
Lea, 1852, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc. 5: 252 [as ‘Anodonta troutwiniana’]. [nomen nudum]
(error for Anodonta trautwiniana Lea, 1852)

Unio ineptus Lea, 1852
Lea, 1852, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 10 [O. 5]: 261 [17], pl. 15, fig. 12.
Lea, 1852, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc. 5: 251 [as ‘irreptus’]. [nomen nudum]
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.
Lea, 1852, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc. 5: 251. [nomen nudum]
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85383, Oconee R., near Athens, Georgia.

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 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.
Lea, 1852, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc. 5: 251. [nomen nudum]
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.
Lea, 1852, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc. 5: 251. [nomen nudum]
Type(s): HOLOTYPE ANSP_42081, Chattahoochee R.

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 hanleyianus Lea, 1852
Lea, 1852, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 10 [O. 5]: 279 [35], pl. 23, fig. 37.
Lea, 1852, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc. 5: 251 [as ‘henleyianus’]. [nomen nudum]
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84717, Coosawattee R., Ga.

Unio decoratus Lea, 1852
Lea, 1852, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 10 [O. 5]: 257, pl. 13, fig. 6.
Lea, 1852, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc. 5: 251. [nomen nudum]
Type(s): LECTOTYPE USNM_83972, Abbeville, S. Carolina.

Unio troschelianus Lea, 1852
Lea, 1852, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 10 [O. 5]: 280 [36], pl. 23, fig. 39.
Lea, 1852, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc. 5: 252. [nomen nudum]
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84790, Coosawattee R., Ga.

Unio fraternus Lea, 1852
Lea, 1852, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 10 [O. 5]: 263 [19], pl. 16, fig. 15.
Lea, 1852, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc. 5: 251. [nomen nudum]
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.
Lea, 1852, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc. 5: 251. [nomen nudum]
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85153, Abbeville, S Carolina.

Anodonta schroeteriana Lea, 1852
Lea, 1852, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 10 [O. 5]: 292, pl. 29, fig. 55 [as ‘schröteriana’].
Lea, 1852, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc. 5: 252 [as ‘schröteriana’]. [nomen nudum]
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_86727, Rio Negro, Brazil.

Anodonta wheatleyi Lea, 1852
Lea, 1852, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 10 [O. 5]: 287, pl. 26, fig. 49.
Lea, 1852, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc. 5: 252. [nomen nudum]
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_86723, Amazon River, ParĂ¡.

Anodonta denigrata Lea, 1852
Lea, 1852, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 10 [O. 5]: 285, pl. 25, fig. 45.
Lea, 1852, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc. 5: 252. [nomen nudum]
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.
Lea, 1852, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc. 5: 252. [nomen nudum]
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.
Lea, 1852, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc. 5: 252. [nomen nudum]
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.
Lea, 1852, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc. 5: 252 [as ‘troutwiniana’]. [nomen nudum]
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.
Lea, 1852, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc. 5: 251. [nomen nudum]
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.
Lea, 1852, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc. 5: 251. [nomen nudum]
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.
Lea, 1852, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc. 5: 252 [as ‘reevesianus’]. [nomen nudum]
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 cuvierianus Lea, 1852
Lea, 1852, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 10 [O. 5]: 263 [19], pl. 16, fig. 16.
Lea, 1852, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc. 5: 251. [nomen nudum]
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85401, Washington Co., 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 barrattii Lea, 1852
Lea, 1852, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 10 [O. 5]: 256 [12], pl. 13, fig. 5.
Lea, 1852, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc. 5: 251. [nomen nudum]
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_86010, Abbeville District, S.C.

Unio merus Lea, 1852
Lea, 1852, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 10 [O. 5]: 260 [16], pl. 15, fig. 10.
Lea, 1852, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc. 5: 251. [nomen nudum]
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85698, Abbeville District, S.C.

Unio nigerrimus Lea, 1852
Lea, 1852, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 10 [O. 5]: 268, pl. 18, fig. 23.
Lea, 1852, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc. 5: 251. [nomen nudum]
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.
Lea, 1852, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc. 5: 252. [nomen nudum]
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85131, Georgia.

Unio sagittiformis Lea, 1852
Lea, 1852, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 10 [O. 5]: 277 [33], pl. 22, fig. 35.
Lea, 1852, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc. 5: 252 [as ‘sagittaformis’]. [nomen nudum]
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85970, Oconee R., near Athens, Ga.

Unio tuomeyi Lea, 1852
Lea, 1852, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 10 [O. 5]: 256 [12], pl. 13, fig. 4.
Lea, 1852, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc. 5: 252. [nomen nudum]
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85669, Abbeville District, S. Carolina.

Anodonta arkansensis Lea, 1852
Lea, 1852, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 10 [O. 5]: 293 [49], pl. 29, fig. 56.
Lea, 1852, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc. 5: 252. [nomen nudum]
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_86603, Lit. Ark. R., at Santa Fe...

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.

Anodonta shaefferiana Lea, 1852
Lea, 1852, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 10 [O. 5]: 288 [44], pl. 26, fig. 50.
Lea, 1852, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc. 5: 252. [nomen nudum]
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_86685, Horn Lake Creek, Tenn.

Anodonta tortilis Lea, 1852
Lea, 1852, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 10 [O. 5]: 291, pl. 28, fig. 54.
Lea, 1852, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc. 5: 252. [nomen nudum]
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_86405, Cartagena, S.A.

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.
Lea, 1852, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc. 5: 252. [nomen nudum]
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.
Lea, 1852, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc. 5: 252. [nomen nudum]
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.
Lea, 1852, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc. 5: 251. [nomen nudum]
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.
Lea, 1852, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc. 5: 252. [nomen nudum]
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85657, near Savannah, Georgia.

Unio perstriatus Lea, 1852
Lea, 1852, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 10 [O. 5]: 255 [11], pl. 12, fig. 3.
Lea, 1852, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc. 5: 252. [nomen nudum]
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85892, Abbeville, S.C.

Unio nigrinus Lea, 1852
Lea, 1852, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 10 [O. 5]: 284 [40], pl. 24, fig. 44.
Lea, 1852, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc. 5: 252. [nomen nudum]
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_86132, W Florida.

Unio prevostianus Lea, 1852
Lea, 1852, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 10 [O. 5]: 269 [25], pl. 19, fig. 24.
Lea, 1852, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc. 5: 252. [nomen nudum]

Anodonta opaca Lea, 1852
Lea, 1852, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 10 [O. 5]: 285, pl. 25, fig. 46.
Lea, 1852, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc. 5: 252. [nomen nudum]
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.
Lea, 1852, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc. 5: 252. [nomen nudum]
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’].
Lea, 1852, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc. 5: 252 [as ‘linnæana’]. [nomen nudum]
(correct name for Anodonta linnaena Lea, 1852)
Type(s): FIGURED SYNTYPE USNM_86702, Lake Concordia, Louisiana.

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.

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