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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 (1860), 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. 1860. Descriptions of fifteen new species of Uruguayan Unionidæ. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 12: 90-92.

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Attributed Species Names

Anodonta forbesiana Lea, 1860
Lea, 1860, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 12: 92.
Lea, 1863, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 5 [O. 10]: 393, pl. 47, fig. 301.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_86694, Uruguay River.

Unio funebralis Lea, 1860
Lea, 1860, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 12: 91.
Lea, 1863, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 5 [O. 10]: 378 [14], pl. 41, fig. 286.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85777, Uruguay R., S. Amercia.

Unio nocturnus Lea, 1860
Lea, 1860, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 12: 91 [as ‘nocturnis’].
Lea, 1863, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 5 [O. 10]: 380 [16], pl. 42, fig. 288.
(correct name for Unio nocturnis Lea, 1860)
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85782, Uruguay R., S. Amercia.

Unio gratus Lea, 1860
Lea, 1860, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 12: 91.
Lea, 1863, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 5 [O. 10]: 382 [18], pl. 43, fig. 290.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85784, Uruguay R., S. Amercia.

Unio peraeformis Lea, 1860
Lea, 1860, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 12: 90 [as ‘peræformis’].
Lea, 1863, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 5 [O. 10]: 384 [20], pl. 43, fig. 292 [as ‘peræformis’].
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85774, Uruguay R., S. Amercia.

Unio disculus Lea, 1860
Lea, 1860, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 12: 91.
Lea, 1863, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 5 [O. 10]: 385 [21], pl. 44, fig. 293.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85775, Uruguay R., S. Amercia.

Unio wymanii Lea, 1860
Lea, 1860, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 12: 90.
Lea, 1863, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 5 [O. 10]: 381, pl. 42, fig. 289.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84378, Uruguay River.

Anodonta rubicunda Lea, 1860
Lea, 1860, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 12: 92.
Lea, 1863, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 5 [O. 10]: 392, pl. 46, fig. 299.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_86401, Uruguay River.

Unio piger Lea, 1860
Lea, 1860, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 12: 90.
Lea, 1863, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 5 [O. 10]: 387, pl. 45, fig. 296.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85164, Uruguay R., S. America.

Unio uruguayensis Lea, 1860
Lea, 1860, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 12: 90.
Lea, 1863, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 5 [O. 10]: 389, pl. 45, fig. 298.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85166, Uruguay R., S. America.

Unio nocturnis Lea, 1860
Lea, 1860, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 12: 91.
(incorrect original spelling of Unio nocturnus Lea, 1860)

Unio lepidus Lea, 1860
Lea, 1860, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 12: 91.
Lea, 1863, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 5 [O. 10]: 389, pl. 50, fig. 306.
(homonym of Unio lepidus Gould, 1856; renamed Unio lepidior Lea, 1870)
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85624, Uruguay R., S. America.

Anodonta wymanii Lea, 1860
Lea, 1860, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 12: 91.
Lea, 1863, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 5 [O. 10]: 390, pl. 44, fig. 294.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_86609, Uruguay River, S.A.

Anodonta uruguayensis Lea, 1860
Lea, 1860, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 12: 92.
Lea, 1863, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 5 [O. 10]: 393, pl. 48, fig. 302.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_86753, Uruguay River, S.A.

Unio piceus Lea, 1860
Lea, 1860, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 12: 91.
Lea, 1863, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 5 [O. 10]: 379, pl. 41, fig. 287.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85643, Uruguay R., S. America.

Unio aethiops Lea, 1860
Lea, 1860, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 12: 91 [as ‘æthiops’].
Lea, 1863, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 5 [O. 10]: 377, pl. 41, fig. 285 [as ‘æthiops’].
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85617, Uruguay R., S. America.

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