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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. Descriptions of six new species of fresh water and land shells of Texas and Tamaulipas, from the collection of the Smithsonian Institution. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 9: 101-102.

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Attributed Species Names

Anodonta henryiana Lea, 1857
Lea, 1857, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 9: 102.
(incorrect original spelling of Anodonta henryana Lea, 1857)

Unio bairdianus Lea, 1857
Lea, 1857, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 9: 102.
Lea, 1860, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 4 [O. 8]: 361 [43], pl. 61, fig. 186.
Type(s): POSSIBLE SYNTYPE USNM_85303, Devils R., Texas.

Unio popeii Lea, 1857
Lea, 1857, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 9: 102.
Lea, 1860, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 4 [O. 8]: 372 [54], pl. 66, fig. 197.
Type(s): LECTOTYPE USNM_85895, Rio Salado, near Leon, Mexico.

Anodonta henryana Lea, 1857
Lea, 1857, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 9: 102 [as ‘henryiana’].
Lea, 1860, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 4 [O. 8]: 373 [55], pl. 66, fig. 198.
(correct name for Anodonta henryiana Lea, 1857)
Type(s): LECTOTYPE USNM_86692, Matamoras, Mexico.

Unio berlandierii Lea, 1857
Lea, 1857, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 9: 101.
Lea, 1860, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 4 [O. 8]: 369 [51], pl. 65, fig. 194.
Type(s): LECTOTYPE USNM_84427, Matamoras, Mexico.

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