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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 (1857), 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. 1857. Description of thirteen new species of uniones, from Georgia. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 9: 31-32.

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Attributed Species Names

Unio rubellinus Lea, 1857
Lea, 1857, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 9: 32.
Lea, 1858, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 4 [O. 6]: 70, pl. 13, fig. 51.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84136, Othcaloosa R., Ga.

Unio concestator Lea, 1857
Lea, 1857, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 9: 31.
Lea, 1858, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 4 [O. 6]: 66, pl. 12, fig. 48.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85102, Columbus, Georgia.

Unio intercedens Lea, 1857
Lea, 1857, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 9: 32.
Lea, 1858, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 4 [O. 6]: 77, pl. 15, fig. 57.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85122, Columbus, Georgia.

Unio fallax Lea, 1857
Lea, 1857, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 9: 32.
Lea, 1858, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 4 [O. 6]: 79, pl. 15, fig. 59.

Unio columbensis Lea, 1857
Lea, 1857, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 9: 31.
Lea, 1858, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 4 [O. 6]: 75, pl. 14, fig. 55.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85360, creeks near Columbus, Ga.

Unio umbrosus Lea, 1857
Lea, 1857, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 9: 32.
(homonym of Unio umbrosus Lea, 1856; renamed Unio umbrans Lea, 1857)
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84848, Medellin R., Mexico.

Unio othcaloogensis Lea, 1857
Lea, 1857, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 9: 32.
Lea, 1858, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 4 [O. 6]: 74, pl. 14, fig. 54.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84615, Othcalooga Cr., Georgia.

Unio excavatus Lea, 1857
Lea, 1857, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 9: 32.
Lea, 1858, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 4 [O. 6]: 71, pl. 13, fig. 52.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84498, Othcaloosa, Georgia.

Unio extensus Lea, 1857
Lea, 1857, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 9: 31.
Lea, 1858, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 4 [O. 6]: 67, pl. 12, fig. 49.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85995, Dry Cr., Columbus, Ga.

Unio pyriformis Lea, 1857
Lea, 1857, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 9: 31.
Lea, 1858, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 4 [O. 6]: 69, pl. 12, fig. 50.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84781, near Columbus, Ga.

Unio radians Lea, 1857
Lea, 1857, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 9: 32.
Lea, 1859, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 4 [O. 7]: 201, pl. 23, fig. 84.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85156, Othcalooga Cr., Ga.

Unio apicinus Lea, 1857
Lea, 1857, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 9: 32.
Lea, 1858, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 4 [O. 6]: 76, pl. 14, fig. 56.

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