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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 (1862), 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. 1862. Descriptions of eleven new species of the genus Unio from the United States. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 13: 391-393.

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Attributed Species Names

Unio northamptonensis Lea, 1862
Lea, 1862, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 13: 392.
Lea, 1862, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 5 [O. 9]: 190 [12], pl. 25, fig. 260.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85527, Conn. R., Northampton, Mass.

Unio wardii Lea, 1862
Lea, 1862, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 13: 392.
Lea, 1862, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 5 [O. 9]: 187 [9], pl. 24, fig. 257.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84237, Mahoning R., Ohio.

Unio rostrum Lea, 1862
Lea, 1862, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 13: 391.
Lea, 1862, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 5 [O. 9]: 201 [23], pl. 29, fig. 270.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85556, Davidson Co., N.C.

Unio contiguus Lea, 1862
Lea, 1862, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 13: 392.
Lea, 1862, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 5 [O. 9]: 199 [21], pl. 28, fig. 268.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85120, Stewarts Mill Dam, Union Co., N.C.

Unio vestitus Lea, 1862
Lea, 1862, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 13: 393.
Lea, 1862, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 5 [O. 9]: 189 [11], pl. 25, fig. 259.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85332, Ogeechee R., Georgia.

Unio squameus Lea, 1862
Lea, 1862, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 13: 391.
Lea, 1862, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 5 [O. 9]: 200 [22], pl. 28, fig. 269.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85530, N.C.

Unio riddellii Lea, 1862
Lea, 1862, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 13: 392.
Lea, 1862, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 5 [O. 9]: 198 [20], pl. 27, fig. 267.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84635, Dallas, Texas.

Unio heermannii Lea, 1862
Lea, 1862, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 13: 392.
Lea, 1862, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 5 [O. 9]: 194 [16], pl. 26, fig. 263.
Type(s): LECTOTYPE USNM_83932, Medina R., Texas.

Unio sampsonii Lea, 1862
Lea, 1862, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 13: 392.
Lea, 1862, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 5 [O. 9]: 192, pl. 25, fig. 261.
Type(s): SYNTYPES USNM_84802, Wabash R., New Harmony, Ind.

Unio chunii Lea, 1862
Lea, 1862, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 13: 392.
Lea, 1862, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 5 [O. 9]: 196 [18], pl. 27, fig. 265.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84636, Dallas, Texas.

Unio tesserulae Lea, 1862
Lea, 1862, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 13: 392 [as ‘tesserulæ’].
Lea, 1866, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6 [O. 11]: 40 [44], pl. 15, fig. 39 [as ‘tesserulæ’].
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84426, Nolachucky R., Tenn.

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