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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 (1856), 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. 1856. Description of twenty-five new species of exotic uniones. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 8: 92-95.

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Attributed Species Names

Unio suavidicus Lea, 1856
Lea, 1856, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 8: 95.
Lea, 1857, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 3 [O. 6]: 309 [29], pl. 29, fig. 24.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85727, Amazon R., S.A.

Unio tumidulus Lea, 1856
Lea, 1856, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 8: 93.
Lea, 1857, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 3 [O. 6]: 295 [15], pl. 25, fig. 9.
Type(s): LECTOTYPE USNM_84712, Siam.

Unio sagittarius Lea, 1856
Lea, 1856, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 8: 93.
Lea, 1857, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 3 [O. 6]: 298 [18], pl. 26, fig. 12.
Type(s): LECTOTYPE USNM_85934, Siam.

Unio luteus Lea, 1856
Lea, 1856, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 8: 93 [as ‘lutens’].
Lea, 1857, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 3 [O. 6]: 291 [11], pl. 24, fig. 4.
(correct name for Unio lutens Lea, 1856)
Type(s): HOLOTYPE AMNH_29109, Newville [Tavoy], Burma, Asia.

Unio rusticus Lea, 1856
Lea, 1856, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 8: 93.
Lea, 1857, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 3 [O. 6]: 294 [14], pl. 25, fig. 7.
Type(s): LECTOTYPE USNM_84082, Siam.

Unio wheatleyanus Lea, 1856
Lea, 1856, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 8: 94.
Lea, 1857, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 3 [O. 6]: 308 [28], pl. 29, fig. 23.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85335, Montevideo, Uruguay.

Unio brownii Lea, 1856
Lea, 1856, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 8: 95.
Lea, 1857, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 3 [O. 6]: 307 [27], pl. 29, fig. 22.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_86124, “Mocha Arabia” Prob. S. America.

Unio myersianus Lea, 1856
Lea, 1856, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 8: 92.
Lea, 1857, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 3 [O. 6]: 290 [10], pl. 22, fig. 2.
Type(s): LECTOTYPE USNM_83950, Siam.

Unio housei Lea, 1856
Lea, 1856, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 8: 92.
Lea, 1857, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 3 [O. 6]: 291 [11], pl. 23, fig. 3.
Type(s): LECTOTYPE USNM_83951, Siam.

Unio verreauianus Lea, 1856
Lea, 1856, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 8: 94.
Lea, 1857, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 3 [O. 6]: 301 [21], pl. 27, fig. 16.
Type(s): LECTOTYPE USNM_84418, C. Good Hope.

Unio africanus Lea, 1856
Lea, 1856, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 8: 94.
Lea, 1857, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 3 [O. 6]: 300 [20], pl. 27, fig. 15.
Type(s): LECTOTYPE USNM_85233, C. Good Hope.

Unio hainesianus Lea, 1856
Lea, 1856, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 8: 92.
Lea, 1857, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 3 [O. 6]: 289 [9], pl. 21, fig. 1.
Type(s): LECTOTYPE AMNH_31070, Siam, Asia.

Unio effulgens Lea, 1856
Lea, 1856, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 8: 94.
Lea, 1857, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 3 [O. 6]: 303 [23], pl. 28, fig. 18.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84406, Brazil.

Unio scobinatus Lea, 1856
Lea, 1856, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 8: 93.
Lea, 1857, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 3 [O. 6]: 299 [19], pl. 26, fig. 13.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84145, Siam.

Unio phaselus Lea, 1856
Lea, 1856, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 8: 94.
Lea, 1857, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 3 [O. 6]: 297 [17], pl. 26, fig. 11.
(renamed Unio phaseolus de Gregorio, 1914)
Type(s): LECTOTYPE USNM_84143, Siam.

Unio nucleus Lea, 1856
Lea, 1856, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 8: 94.
Lea, 1857, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 3 [O. 6]: 306 [26], pl. 28, fig. 21.

Unio substriatus Lea, 1856
Lea, 1856, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 8: 93.
Lea, 1857, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 3 [O. 6]: 300 [20], pl. 26, fig. 14.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85199, Siam.

Unio shurtleffianus Lea, 1856
Lea, 1856, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 8: 94.
Lea, 1857, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 3 [O. 6]: 302 [22], pl. 27, fig. 17.
Type(s): SYNTYPE MCZ_175566, [Bombay] Ahmednager, India.

Unio umbrosus Lea, 1856
Lea, 1856, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 8: 95.
Lea, 1857, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 3 [O. 6]: 311 [31], pl. 30, fig. 26.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84848, Medellin R., Mexico.

Unio humilis Lea, 1856
Lea, 1856, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 8: 93.
Lea, 1857, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 3 [O. 6]: 296 [16], pl. 26, fig. 10.
Type(s): LECTOTYPE USNM_84153, Siam.

Unio dunkerianus Lea, 1856
Lea, 1856, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 8: 94.
Lea, 1857, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 3 [O. 6]: 305 [25], pl. 28, fig. 20.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84155, Rio Grande, New Grenada.

Unio lutens Lea, 1856
Lea, 1856, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 8: 93.
(incorrect original spelling of Unio luteus Lea, 1856)

Unio gravidus Lea, 1856
Lea, 1856, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 8: 93.
Lea, 1857, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 3 [O. 6]: 292 [12], pl. 24, fig. 5.
Type(s): LECTOTYPE USNM_83935, Siam.

Unio eximius Lea, 1856
Lea, 1856, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 8: 93.
Lea, 1857, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 3 [O. 6]: 294 [14], pl. 25, fig. 8.
Type(s): LECTOTYPE USNM_83900, Siam.

Unio inornatus Lea, 1856
Lea, 1856, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 8: 93.
Lea, 1857, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 3 [O. 6]: 293 [13], pl. 24, fig. 6.
Type(s): LECTOTYPE USNM_85196, Siam.

Unio shuttleworthii Lea, 1856
Lea, 1856, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 8: 94.
Lea, 1857, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 3 [O. 6]: 304 [24], pl. 28, fig. 19.
(homonym of Unio shuttleworthi Küster, 1856)
Type(s): LECTOTYPE USNM_84416, Moreton Bay, Australia.

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