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The Freshwater Mussels (Unionoida) of the World (and other less consequential bivalves)

FM(U)otW(aolcb) is the web version of the MUSSEL Project Database. Follow the links to browse the data or use the custom Google search field. Either way, you win!

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 four new species of exotic Unionidæ. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 11: 187.

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Attributed Genus Names

Monocondyloea Lea, 1852
Lea, 1852, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 45 [as ‘Monocondylœa’].
Lea, 1859, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 11: 187 [as ‘Monocondylœa’].
Lea, 1860, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 4 [O. 7]: 235 [53] [as ‘Monocondylœa’].
Lea, 1870, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 73 [as ‘Monocondylœa’].
(error for Monocondylaea d’Orbigny, 1835)

Attributed Species Names

Monocondyloea rhomboidea Lea, 1859
Lea, 1859, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 11: 187 [as ‘Monocondylœa rhomboidea’].
Lea, 1860, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 4 [O. 7]: 263 [81], pl. 42, fig. 143.
Type(s): SYNTYPES USNM_86329, Tigris R., near Bagdad, Asia.

Monocondyloea planulata Lea, 1859
Lea, 1859, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 11: 187 [as ‘Monocondylœa planulata’].
Lea, 1860, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 4 [O. 7]: 262, pl. 42, fig. 142.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_86351, Java5989.

Unio rudus Lea, 1859
Lea, 1859, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 11: 187.
Lea, 1860, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 4 [O. 7]: 266, pl. 43, fig. 146.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85337, Rio de la Plata, S. Am.

Unio bulloides Lea, 1859
Lea, 1859, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 11: 187.
Lea, 1860, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 4 [O. 7]: 264 [82], pl. 42, fig. 144.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85776, Rio de la Plata, S.A.

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