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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 (1858), 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. 1858. Descriptions of new species of Unio, from Tennessee, Alabama, and North Carolina. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 10: 40-41.

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Attributed Species Names

Unio meredithii Lea, 1858
Lea, 1858, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 10: 40.
Lea, 1862, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 5 [O. 8]: 65 [69], pl. 6, fig. 214.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84393, Florence, Ala.

Unio turgidulus Lea, 1858
Lea, 1858, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 10: 40.
Lea, 1862, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 5 [O. 8]: 62, pl. 5, fig. 211.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84946, Cumberland R., Tenn.

Unio neusensis Lea, 1858
Lea, 1858, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 10: 41.
Lea, 1862, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 5 [O. 8]: 60 [64], pl. 4, fig. 208.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85465, Neuse R., near Raleigh, N.C.

Unio exactus Lea, 1858
Lea, 1858, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 10: 41.
Lea, 1862, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 5 [O. 8]: 62 [66], pl. 4, fig. 210.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85002, Neuse R., near Raleigh, N.C.

Unio purus Lea, 1858
Lea, 1858, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 10: 41.
Lea, 1862, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 5 [O. 8]: 61 [65], pl. 4, fig. 209.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85003, Neuse R., near Raleigh, N.C.

Unio pybasii Lea, 1858
Lea, 1858, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 10: 40.
Lea, 1862, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 5 [O. 8]: 67, pl. 6, fig. 216.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85138, Tuscumbia, Alabama.

Unio perradiatus Lea, 1858
Lea, 1858, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 10: 40.
Lea, 1862, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 5 [O. 8]: 66 [70], pl. 6, fig. 215.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84501, Florence, Alabama.

Unio virescens Lea, 1858
Lea, 1858, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 10: 40.
Lea, 1860, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 4 [O. 8]: 341 [23], pl. 55, fig. 166.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84927, Tuscumbia, Alabama.

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