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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 eleven new species of uniones, from Georgia. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 8: 262-263.

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Attributed Species Names

Unio geminus Lea, 1856
Lea, 1856, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 8: 262.
Lea, 1858, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 4 [O. 6]: 63, pl. 10, fig. 45.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84856, Buckhead Cr., Burke Co., Ga.

Unio favosus Lea, 1856
Lea, 1856, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 8: 262.
Lea, 1858, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 4 [O. 6]: 58, pl. 8, fig. 40.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84585, Othcalooga Cr., Ga.

Unio elliottii Lea, 1856
Lea, 1856, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 8: 262.
Lea, 1858, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 4 [O. 6]: 54, pl. 7, fig. 37.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84019, Othcalooga Cr., Gordon Co., Ga.

Unio rostraeformis Lea, 1856
Lea, 1856, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 8: 262 [as ‘rostræformis’].
Lea, 1858, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 4 [O. 6]: 64, pl. 10, fig. 46 [as ‘rostriformis’].
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85973, Swift Creek, near Macon, Georgia.

Unio blandianus Lea, 1856
Lea, 1856, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 8: 263.
Lea, 1858, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 4 [O. 6]: 65, pl. 11, fig. 47.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84190, Othcaloosa Cr., Ga.

Unio errans Lea, 1856
Lea, 1856, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 8: 262.
Lea, 1858, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 4 [O. 6]: 60, pl. 9, fig. 42.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85541, Tobesaufkee Cr., near Macon, Ga.

Unio rostriformis Lea, 1856
Lea, 1856, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 8: 262 [as ‘rostræformis’].
Lea, 1858, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 4 [O. 6]: 64, pl. 10, fig. 46.
Lea, 1870, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 60.
(error for Unio rostraeformis Lea, 1856)

Unio rutilans Lea, 1856
Lea, 1856, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 8: 262.
Lea, 1858, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 4 [O. 6]: 59, pl. 9, fig. 41.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85093, Othcalooga Cr., Gordon Co., Georgia.

Unio pullatis Lea, 1856
Lea, 1856, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 8: 262.
(incorrect original spelling of Unio pullatus Lea, 1856)
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_86020, creeks near Columbus, Ga.

Unio pullatus Lea, 1856
Lea, 1856, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 8: 262 [as ‘pullatis’].
Lea, 1858, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 4 [O. 6]: 57, pl. 8, fig. 39.
(correct name for Unio pullatis Lea, 1856)
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_86020, creeks near Columbus, Ga.

Unio gracilior Lea, 1856
Lea, 1856, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 8: 262.
Lea, 1858, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 4 [O. 6]: 56, pl. 8, fig. 38 [as ‘gracillior’].
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85088, Buckhead Creek, Georgia.

Unio subellipsis Lea, 1856
Lea, 1856, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 8: 262.
Lea, 1858, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 4 [O. 6]: 62, pl. 10, fig. 44.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85095, creeks near Columbus, Georgia.

Unio vicinus Lea, 1856
Lea, 1856, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 8: 262.
Lea, 1858, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 4 [O. 6]: 61, pl. 9, fig. 43.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85543, Swift Cr., bel. Macon, Ga.

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