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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. Descriptions of twelve new species of Naïades from North Carolina. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 9: 85-86.

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Attributed Species Names

Unio macer Lea, 1857
Lea, 1857, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 9: 86.
Lea, 1862, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 5 [O. 9]: 202 [24], pl. 29, fig. 271.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85425, Roanoke R., Weldon, N.C.

Unio wheatleyi Lea, 1857
Lea, 1857, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 9: 85.
(renamed Unio catawbensis Lea, 1862)

Anodonta virgulata Lea, 1857
Lea, 1857, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 9: 86.
Lea, 1862, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 5 [O. 9]: 213 [35], pl. 33, fig, 282.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_86593, Weldon, Roanoke R., N.C.

Unio percoarctatus Lea, 1857
Lea, 1857, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 9: 85.
Lea, 1862, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 5 [O. 8]: 59 [63], pl. 3, fig. 206.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85529, Catawba R., Mecklenburg Co., N.C.

Unio emmonsii Lea, 1857
Lea, 1857, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 9: 86.
Lea, 1862, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 5 [O. 8]: 56 [60], pl. 2, fig. 203.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_86028, Roanoke R., Weldon, N.C.

Unio spadiceus Lea, 1857
Lea, 1857, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 9: 86.
Lea, 1862, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 5 [O. 8]: 55 [59], pl. 1, fig. 201.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85251, Deep R., N.C.

Unio micans Lea, 1857
Lea, 1857, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 9: 85.
Lea, 1862, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 5 [O. 9]: 59 [63], pl. 3, fig. 207.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85077, Catawba R., Gaston Co., N Carolina.

Unio gracilentus Lea, 1857
Lea, 1857, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 9: 85.
Lea, 1862, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 5 [O. 8]: 58 [62], pl. 3, fig. 205.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85976, Catawba R., Gaston Co., N.C.

Unio striatulus Lea, 1857
Lea, 1857, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 9: 86.
Lea, 1862, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 5 [O. 8]: 55 [59], pl. 2, fig. 202.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84548, Roanoke R., Weldon, N.C.

Unio insulsus Lea, 1857
Lea, 1857, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 9: 86.
Lea, 1862, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 5 [O. 8]: 53 [57], pl. 1, fig. 199.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85644, Roanoke R., Weldon, N.C.

Unio genthii Lea, 1857
Lea, 1857, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 9: 85.
Lea, 1862, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 5 [O. 8]: 57 [61], pl. 2, fig. 204.
Type(s): SYNTYPES USNM_84833, Deep R., N.C.

Unio contractus Lea, 1857
Lea, 1857, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 9: 86.
Lea, 1862, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 5 [O. 9]: 203 [25], pl. 29, fig. 272.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_86102, Roanoke R., Weldon, N.C.

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