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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 twenty-seven new species of uniones from Georgia. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 9: 169-172.

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Attributed Species Names

Unio sudus Lea, 1857
Lea, 1857, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 9: 170.
Lea, 1859, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 4 [O. 7]: 194 [12], pl. 21, fig. 77.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85155, Dry Creek, near Columbus, Georgia.

Unio naviculoides Lea, 1857
Lea, 1857, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 9: 170.
Lea, 1858, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 4 [O. 6]: 94, pl. 20, fig. 74.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_86005, Buck Head Cr., Burke Co., Ga.

Unio penicillatus Lea, 1857
Lea, 1857, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 9: 171.
Lea, 1859, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 4 [O. 7]: 203 [21], pl. 23, fig. 85.
Type(s): LECTOTYPE USNM_84142, Flint River, near Albany, Georgia.

Unio rufus Lea, 1857
Lea, 1857, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 9: 171.
Lea, 1858, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 4 [O. 6]: 85, pl. 17, fig. 61.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_86070, Etowah R., Cass Co., Ga.

Unio subgibbosus Lea, 1857
Lea, 1857, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 9: 169.
Lea, 1858, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 4 [O. 6]: 53, pl. 6, fig. 36.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_86101, Oostanaula R., Floyd Co., Ga.

Unio obfuscus Lea, 1857
Lea, 1857, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 9: 172.
Lea, 1859, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 4 [O. 7]: 197 [15], pl. 22, fig. 80.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85089, Flint R., Macon Ga.

Unio aquilus Lea, 1857
Lea, 1857, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 9: 172.
Lea, 1858, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 4 [O. 6]: 92, pl. 20, fig. 72.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85993, Flint R., near Macon, Georgia.

Unio virens Lea, 1857
Lea, 1857, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 9: 169.
Lea, 1858, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 4 [O. 6]: 80, pl. 16, fig. 60.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85544, Georgia.

Unio savannahensis Lea, 1857
Lea, 1857, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 9: 169.
Lea, 1858, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 4 [O. 6]: 81, pl. 16, fig. 61.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85404, Savannah R., Ga.

Unio subflavus Lea, 1857
Lea, 1857, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 9: 170.
Lea, 1858, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 4 [O. 6]: 90, pl. 19, fig. 70.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85562, Walnut Creek, near Macon, Ga.

Unio sublatus Lea, 1857
Lea, 1857, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 9: 169.
Lea, 1858, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 4 [O. 6]: 82, pl. 16, fig. 62.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85897, Uchee Bar, Columbus, Ga.

Unio fumatus Lea, 1857
Lea, 1857, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 9: 171.
Lea, 1858, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 4 [O. 6]: 88, pl. 18, fig. 68.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85552, Chattahooche R., near Columbus, Georiga.

Unio woodwardius Lea, 1857
Lea, 1857, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 9: 170.
Lea, 1859, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 4 [O. 7]: 199, pl. 23, fig. 82; pl. 29, fig. 103 [as ‘woodwardianus’].

Unio bulbosus Lea, 1857
Lea, 1857, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 9: 172.
Lea, 1859, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 4 [O. 7]: 191 [9], pl. 21, fig. 75.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84715, Flint R., near Macon, Ga.

Unio modicus Lea, 1857
Lea, 1857, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 9: 171.
Lea, 1859, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 4 [O. 7]: 204 [22], pl. 24, fig. 86.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84787, Chattahoochee R., 10 mi above Columbus, Ga.

Unio plantii Lea, 1857
Lea, 1857, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 9: 171.
Lea, 1859, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 4 [O. 7]: 192 [10], pl. 21, fig. 76.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85005, Flint R., Macon, Ga.

Unio denigratus Lea, 1857
Lea, 1857, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 9: 171.
Lea, 1859, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 4 [O. 7]: 200 [18], pl. 23, fig. 83.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85568, near Columbus, Ga.

Unio purpurellus Lea, 1857
Lea, 1857, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 9: 171.
Lea, 1859, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 4 [O. 7]: 198 [16], pl. 23, fig. 81.
Type(s): LECTOTYPE USNM_85675, Flint R., Albany, Georgia.

Unio tetricus Lea, 1857
Lea, 1857, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 9: 170.
Lea, 1859, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 4 [O. 7]: 195 [13], pl. 22, fig. 78.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85655, Flint R., Albany, Ga.

Unio maconensis Lea, 1857
Lea, 1857, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 9: 172.
Lea, 1858, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 4 [O. 6]: 93, pl. 20, fig. 73.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_86004, Flint R., near Macon, Ga.

Unio tenebricus Lea, 1857
Lea, 1857, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 9: 171.
Lea, 1858, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 4 [O. 6]: 83, pl. 17, fig. 63.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85143, Etowah R., Georgia.

Unio subniger Lea, 1857
Lea, 1857, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 9: 172.
Lea, 1859, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 4 [O. 7]: 196 [14], pl. 22, fig. 79.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85560, Flint R. Macon, Ga.

Unio similis Lea, 1857
Lea, 1857, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 9: 169.
Lea, 1858, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 4 [O. 6]: 91, pl. 19, fig. 71.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85653, Buckhead Cr., Burke Co., Georgia.

Unio obnubilus Lea, 1857
Lea, 1857, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 9: 169.
Lea, 1858, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 4 [O. 6]: 84, pl. 17, fig. 64.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85646, Buckhead Cr., Burke Co., Georgia.

Unio opacus Lea, 1857
Lea, 1857, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 9: 169.
Lea, 1858, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 4 [O. 6]: 86, pl. 18, fig. 66.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85546, Buckhead Cr., Burke Co., Georgia.

Unio aequatus Lea, 1857
Lea, 1857, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 9: 170 [as ‘æquatus’].
Lea, 1858, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 4 [O. 6]: 89, pl. 19, fig. 69 [as ‘æquatus’].
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85561, Buckhead Cr., Burke Co., Georgia.

Unio viridicatus Lea, 1857
Lea, 1857, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 9: 170.
Lea, 1858, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 4 [O. 6]: 87, pl. 18, fig. 67.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85551, Buckhead Cr., Burke Co., Georgia.

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