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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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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.

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 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 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.

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