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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 (1861), 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. 1861. Descriptions of twenty-five new species of Unionidæ from Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, Tennessee, and Florida. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 13: 38-41.

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Attributed Species Names

Unio beadleianus Lea, 1861
Lea, 1861, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 13: 39.
Lea, 1862, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 5 [O. 8]: 94 [98], pl. 14, fig. 242.
Type(s): SYNTYPE USNM_85746, Pearl R., Jackson, Miss.

Unio chickasawhensis Lea, 1861
Lea, 1861, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 13: 39.
Lea, 1862, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 5 [O. 8]: 101 [105], pl. 16, fig. 250.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85759, Chickasawha R., Clark Co., Miss.

Unio pauperculus Lea, 1861
Lea, 1861, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 13: 39.
Lea, 1862, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 5 [O. 8]: 99 [103], pl. 15, fig. 247.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85763, Columbus, Miss.

Unio anaticulus Lea, 1861
Lea, 1861, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 13: 40.
Lea, 1862, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 5 [O. 8]: 92 [96], pl. 13, fig. 240.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84735, Columbus, Miss.

Unio cicur Lea, 1861
Lea, 1861, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 13: 39.
Lea, 1862, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 5 [O. 8]: 93 [97], pl. 13, fig. 241.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85532, Little Ocmulgee R., Georgia.

Unio decumbens Lea, 1861
Lea, 1861, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 13: 40.
Lea, 1862, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 5 [O. 8]: 87 [291], pl. 12, fig. 236.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_86150, Alabama.

Unio germanus Lea, 1861
Lea, 1861, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 13: 40.
Lea, 1866, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6 [O. 11]: 49 [53], pl. 19, fig. 54.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85296, Coosa R., Ala.

Unio flavidulus Lea, 1861
Lea, 1861, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 13: 39.
Lea, 1862, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 5 [O. 8]: 97 [101], pl. 15, fig. 245.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84719, Columbus, Miss.

Unio cinnamomicus Lea, 1861
Lea, 1861, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 13: 39.
Lea, 1862, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 5 [O. 8]: 100 [104], pl. 16, fig. 248.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85317, Tombigbee R., Columbus, Miss.

Unio concolor Lea, 1861
Lea, 1861, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 13: 40.
Lea, 1862, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 5 [O. 8]: 89 [83], pl. 12, fig. 237.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85319, Big Prairie Cr., Perry Co., Ala.

Unio spillmanii Lea, 1861
Lea, 1861, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 13: 39.
Lea, 1862, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 5 [O. 8]: 98 [102], pl. 15, fig. 246.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84925, Columbus, Mississippi.

Unio ornatus Lea, 1861
Lea, 1861, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 13: 41.
Lea, 1862, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 5 [O. 8]: 85 [89], pl. 11, fig. 234.
(homonym of Unio ovatus var. ornatus Conrad, 1835)
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85854, Alabama.

Unio medius Lea, 1861
Lea, 1861, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 13: 40.
Lea, 1862, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 5 [O. 8]: 78 [82], pl. 10, fig. 227.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84794, Coosa R., Ala.

Unio lewisii Lea, 1861
Lea, 1861, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 13: 40.
Lea, 1862, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 5 [O. 8]: 71 [75], pl. 8, fig. 220.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85806, Coosa R., Ala.

Unio crapulus Lea, 1861
Lea, 1861, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 13: 39.
Lea, 1866, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6 [O. 11]: 42 [46], pl. 15, pl. 40.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84821, Etowah R., Ga.

Margaritana quadrata Lea, 1861
Lea, 1861, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 13: 41.
Lea, 1862, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 5 [O. 9]: 210, pl. 32, fig. 279.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_86264, E. Tenn.

Unio irrasus Lea, 1861
Lea, 1861, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 13: 38.
Lea, 1862, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 5 [O. 8]: 91 [95], pl. 13, fig. 239.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84637, Etowah R., Ga.

Unio verus Lea, 1861
Lea, 1861, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 13: 40.
Lea, 1862, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 5 [O. 8]: 83 [87], pl. 11, fig. 231.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84589, Cahawba R., Ala.

Unio anthonyi Lea, 1861
Lea, 1861, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 13: 41.
Lea, 1862, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 5 [O. 9]: 197 [19], pl. 27, fig. 266.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84986, Florida.

Unio rubidus Lea, 1861
Lea, 1861, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 13: 40.
Lea, 1862, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 5 [O. 8]: 95 [99], pl. 14, fig. 244.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84381, Columbus, Tombigbee R., Miss.

Unio ocmulgeensis Lea, 1861
Lea, 1861, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 13: 38 [as ‘ocmulgéensis’].
Lea, 1862, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 5 [O. 8]: 95 [99], pl. 14, fig. 243 [as ‘ocmulgéensis’].
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85901, Little Ocmulgee R., Lumber City, Georgia.

Unio fabaceus Lea, 1861
Lea, 1861, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 13: 38.
Lea, 1862, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 5 [O. 8]: 90 [94], pl. 13, fig. 238.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85165, Oostanula R., Ga.

Margaritana alabamensis Lea, 1861
Lea, 1861, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 13: 41.
Lea, 1862, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 5 [O. 8]: 104 [108], pl. 16, fig. 249.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_86262, Talladega Cr., Alabama.

Unio asperatus Lea, 1861
Lea, 1861, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 13: 41.
Lea, 1862, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 5 [O. 8]: 68 [72], pl. 7, fig. 218.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84272, Claiborne, Ala.

Unio perpurpureus Lea, 1861
Lea, 1861, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 13: 41.
Lea, 1866, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6 [O. 11]: 46 [50], pl. 16, fig. 44.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85246, Tenn.

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