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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 (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 six new species of uniones from Alabama. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 9: 83.

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Attributed Species Names

Unio thorntonii Lea, 1857
Lea, 1857, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 9: 83.
Lea, 1866, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6 [O. 11]: 38 [42], pl. 14, fig. 36.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85829, Tuscumbia, Alabama.

Unio mooresianus Lea, 1857
Lea, 1857, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 9: 83.
Lea, 1866, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6 [O. 11]: 39 [43], pl. 14, fig. 37.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84695, Tuscumbia, Ala.

Unio mundus Lea, 1857
Lea, 1857, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 9: 83.
Lea, 1866, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6 [O. 11]: 40 [44], pl. 14, fig. 38.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84767, Tuscumbia, Ala.

Unio propinquus Lea, 1857
Lea, 1857, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 9: 83.
Lea, 1862, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 5 [O. 8]: 63 [67], pl. 5, fig. 212.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84332, Florence, Alabama.

Unio biemarginatus Lea, 1857
Lea, 1857, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 9: 83.
Lea, 1866, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6 [O. 11]: 47 [51], pl. 16, fig. 45.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84608, Florence, Alabama.

Unio florentinus Lea, 1857
Lea, 1857, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 9: 83.
Lea, 1862, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 5 [O. 8]: 64 [68], pl. 5, fig. 213.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84948, Florence, Alabama.

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