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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 (1859), 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. 1859. Descriptions of seven new species of Uniones from South Carolina, Florida, Alabama, and Texas. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 11: 154-155.

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Attributed Species Names

Unio houstonensis Lea, 1859
Lea, 1859, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 11: 155.
Lea, 1860, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 4 [O. 8]: 358 [40], pl. 60, fig. 183.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85768, Rutersville, Texas.

Unio rutersvillensis Lea, 1859
Lea, 1859, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 11: 155.
Lea, 1860, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 4 [O. 8]: 356 [38], pl. 60, fig. 181.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84976, Clear Creek, Rutersville, Fayette Co., Texas.

Unio cacao Lea, 1859
Lea, 1859, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 11: 154.
Lea, 1860, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 4 [O. 8]: 344, pl. 56, fig. 169.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85724, Choctahatchee R., W. Florida.

Unio hepaticus Lea, 1859
Lea, 1859, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 11: 154.
Lea, 1860, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 4 [O. 8]: 348 [30], pl. 57, fig. 173.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85559, Salkehatchie R., S. Carolina.

Unio viridiradiatus Lea, 1859
Lea, 1859, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 11: 154.
Lea, 1860, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 4 [O. 8]: 336 [18], pl. 53, fig. 161.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_86018, Big Uchee R., bel. Columbus, Ga.

Unio forsheyi Lea, 1859
Lea, 1859, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 11: 155.
Lea, 1860, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 4 [O. 8]: 357 [39], pl. 60, fig. 182.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84169, Texas.

Unio macrodon Lea, 1859
Lea, 1859, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 11: 154.
Lea, 1862, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 5 [O. 9]: 193 [15], pl. 26, fig. 262.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_25714, Rutersville, Texas.

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