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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 custom Google search field. Either way, you win!

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 four new species of exotic uniones. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 8: 103.

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Attributed Species Names

Unio newcombianus Lea, 1856
Lea, 1856, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 8: 103.
Lea, 1857, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 3 [O. 6]: 312 [32], pl. 30, fig. 27.
Type(s): LECTOTYPE USNM_84419, Lake Nicaragua, Nicaragua.

Unio coloradoensis Lea, 1856
Lea, 1856, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 8: 103.
Lea, 1857, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 3 [O. 6]: 314 [34], pl. 31, fig. 29.
Type(s): LECTOTYPE USNM_84845, Colorado R., Texas.

Unio cambodiensis Lea, 1856
Lea, 1856, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 8: 103.
Lea, 1857, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 3 [O. 6]: 313 [33], pl. 30, fig. 28.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84909, Tackrong R., at Korat, Cambodia.

Unio nuttallianus Lea, 1856
Lea, 1856, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 8: 103.
Lea, 1857, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 3 [O. 6]: 310 [30], pl. 30, fig. 25.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85201, India.

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