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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 eight new species of Naïades from various parts of the United States. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 9: 84.

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Attributed Species Names

Anodonta lewisii Lea, 1857
Lea, 1857, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 9: 84.
Lea, 1860, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 4 [O. 8]: 362 [44], pl. 62, fig. 187.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_86595, Mohawk, N.Y.

Unio texasiensis Lea, 1857
Lea, 1857, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 9: 84.
Lea, 1860, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 4 [O. 8]: 359, pl. 61, fig. 184 [as ‘texasensis’].
Type(s): LECTOTYPE USNM_85302, DeWitt Cr., Texas.

Unio pinguis Lea, 1857
Lea, 1857, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 9: 84.
Lea, 1858, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 4 [O. 6]: 78, pl. 15, fig. 58.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85008, St. Peters River, Upper Mississippi.

Anodonta modesta Lea, 1857
Lea, 1857, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 9: 84.
Lea, 1860, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 4 [O. 8]: 364 [46], pl. 63, fig. 189.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_86534, pond near Kalamazoo, Mich.

Unio higginsii Lea, 1857
Lea, 1857, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 9: 84.
Lea, 1862, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 5 [O. 9]: 188 [10], pl. 24, fig. 258.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84823, Muscatine, Iowa.

Anodonta lacustris Lea, 1857
Lea, 1857, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 9: 84.
Lea, 1860, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 4 [O. 8]: 363 [45], pl. 62, fig. 188.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_86597, Mohawk, N.Y.

Unio abbevillensis Lea, 1857
Lea, 1857, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 9: 84.
Lea, 1858, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 4 [O. 6]: 51 [51], pl. 6, fig. 34.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85583, Newmarket (Abbeville District) S. Carolina.

Unio jamesianus Lea, 1857
Lea, 1857, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 9: 84.
Lea, 1858, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 4 [O. 6]: 52 [52], pl. 6, fig. 35.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85365, Jackson, Miss.

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