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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 seven new species of Margaritanæ, and four new species of Anodontæ. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 10: 138-139.

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Attributed Species Names

Anodonta danielsii Lea, 1858
Lea, 1858, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 10: 139.
Lea, 1860, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 4 [O. 8]: 365 [47], pl. 63, fig. 190.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_86426, Topeka, Kas.

Margaritana connasaugaensis Lea, 1858
Lea, 1858, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 10: 135.
Lea, 1859, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 4 [O. 7]: 229 [47], pl. 32, fig. 113.
(renamed Strophitus conasaugaensis Ortmann, 1923)
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_86277, Connasauga Cr., W. Georgia.

Margaritana tombigbeensis Lea, 1858
Lea, 1858, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 10: 138 [as ‘tombecbeensis’].
Lea, 1862, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 5 [O. 8]: 107, pl. 18, fig. 255 [as ‘tombigbéensis’].
(correct name for Margaritana tombecbeensis Lea, 1858)
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_86253, Tombigbee R., near Columbus, Miss.

Anodonta hallenbeckii Lea, 1858
Lea, 1858, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 10: 139.
Lea, 1859, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 4 [O. 7]: 232 [50], pl. 32, fig. 112.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_86428, Uphaupee Cr., Macon Co., Alabama.

Anodonta gesnerii Lea, 1858
Lea, 1858, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 10: 139.
Lea, 1859, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 4 [O. 7]: 231 [49], pl. 31, fig. 109.
Type(s): TYPE USNM_86427, Uphaupee Cr., ..., Ala.

Margaritana etowahensis Lea, 1858
Lea, 1858, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 10: 138.
Lea, 1859, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 4 [O. 7]: 227 [45], pl. 31, fig. 110.
(renamed Margaritana georgiana Lea, 1859)

Anodonta dariensis Lea, 1858
Lea, 1858, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 10: 139.
Lea, 1859, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 4 [O. 7]: 230 [48], pl. 28, fig. 99.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_86600, Macon (Swift Creek), Georgia.

Margaritana elliottii Lea, 1858
Lea, 1858, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 10: 138.
Lea, 1859, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 4 [O. 7]: 226, pl. 31, fig. 108.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_86257, Uchee bar bel. Columbus, Ga.

Margaritana gesnerii Lea, 1858
Lea, 1858, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 10: 138.
Lea, 1862, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 5 [O. 9]: 211 [33], pl. 32, fig. 280.

Margaritana spillmanii Lea, 1858
Lea, 1858, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 10: 138.
Lea, 1862, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 5 [O. 8]: 105 [109], pl. 17, fig. 252.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_86278, Magbys Cr., near Columbus, Miss.

Margaritana triangulata Lea, 1858
Lea, 1858, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 10: 138.
Lea, 1859, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 4 [O. 7]: 228 [46], pl. 32, fig. 111.
Type(s): LECTOTYPE USNM_86249, Chattahoochee R., Ga.

Margaritana tombecbeensis Lea, 1858
Lea, 1858, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 10: 138.
(incorrect original spelling of Margaritana tombigbeensis Lea, 1858)

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