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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 twelve new species of Uniones, from Georgia. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 11: 170-172.

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Attributed Species Names

Unio baldwinensis Lea, 1859
Lea, 1859, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 11: 170.
Lea, 1860, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 4 [O. 8]: 330 [12], pl. 51, fig. 155.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85420, Carter’s Cr., Baldwin Co., N.C. [Georgia].

Unio raeensis Lea, 1859
Lea, 1859, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 11: 171 [as ‘raeénsis’].
Lea, 1860, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 4 [O. 8]: 331 [13], pl. 52, fig. 156 [as ‘raeénsis’].
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85571, Rae Cr., Georgia.

Unio quadratus Lea, 1859
Lea, 1859, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 11: 172.
Lea, 1860, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 4 [O. 8]: 338 [20], pl. 54, fig. 163.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85718, Factory Cr., near Columbus, Ga.

Unio latus Lea, 1859
Lea, 1859, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 11: 171.
Lea, 1860, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 4 [O. 8]: 334 [16], pl. 53, fig. 159.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85898, Savannah, Ga.

Unio johannis Lea, 1859
Lea, 1859, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 11: 171.
Lea, 1860, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 4 [O. 8]: 343 [25], pl. 55, fig. 168.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84830, Alabama R., Tuscaloosa, Ala.

Unio viridans Lea, 1859
Lea, 1859, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 11: 170.
Lea, 1860, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 4 [O. 8]: 337 [19], pl. 54, fig. 162.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85579, Columbus, Ga.

Unio modicellus Lea, 1859
Lea, 1859, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 11: 171.
Lea, 1860, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 4 [O. 8]: 347, pl. 57, fig. 172.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84841, Connasauga R., Ga.

Unio inusitatis Lea, 1859
Lea, 1859, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 11: 171.
Lea, 1860, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 4 [O. 8]: 333 [15], pl. 52, fig. 158.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85531, Swift Cr., bel. Macon, Ga.

Unio salebrosus Lea, 1859
Lea, 1859, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 11: 170.
Lea, 1860, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 4 [O. 8]: 332 [14], pl. 52, fig. 157.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85574, Flat Rock Cr., near Columbus, Ga.

Unio jonesii Lea, 1859
Lea, 1859, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 11: 171.
Lea, 1860, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 4 [O. 8]: 339, pl. 54, fig. 164.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85257, Euharlee Creek, Georgia.

Unio hallenbeckii Lea, 1859
Lea, 1859, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 11: 170.
Lea, 1860, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 4 [O. 8]: 328 [10], pl. 51, fig. 154.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85537, Black Dirt Creek, near Columbus, Georiga.

Unio verutus Lea, 1859
Lea, 1859, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 11: 171.
Lea, 1860, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 4 [O. 8]: 335 [17], pl. 53, fig. 160.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85899, Flat Rock Cr., near Columbus, Ga.

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