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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 ten new species of Unionidæ of the United States. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 14: 168-169.

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Attributed Species Names

Unio leibii Lea, 1862
Lea, 1862, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 14: 168.
Lea, 1866, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6 [O. 11]: 44 [48], pl. 15, fig. 42.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84425, Michigan.

Unio bealei Lea, 1862
Lea, 1862, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 14: 169.
Lea, 1862, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 5 [O. 9]: 204 [26], pl. 30, fig. 273.
Type(s): LECTOTYPE USNM_85305, Leon Co., Texas.

Anodonta leonensis Lea, 1862
Lea, 1862, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 14: 169.
Lea, 1866, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6 [O. 11]: 25 [29], pl. 9, fig. 24.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_87806, Leon, Texas.

Anodonta williamsii Lea, 1862
Lea, 1862, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 14: 169.
Lea, 1866, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6 [O. 11]: 27 [31], pl. 10, fig. 26.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_86687, Potomac R., near Mt. Vernon, Va.

Anodonta tryonii Lea, 1862
Lea, 1862, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 14: 169.
Lea, 1866, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6 [O. 11]: 28 [32], pl. 10, fig. 27.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_86572, Potomac R., near chain bridge, D.C.

Unio mercerii Lea, 1862
Lea, 1862, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 14: 169.
Lea, 1862, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 5 [O. 9]: 209 [31], pl. 31, fig. 278.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_86057, Lee Co., Flint Dr., Ga.

Unio speciosus Lea, 1862
Lea, 1862, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 14: 168.
Lea, 1862, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 5 [O. 9]: 207 [29], pl. 31, fig. 276.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84172, Leon Co., Texas.

Unio arkansasensis Lea, 1862
Lea, 1862, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 14: 169.
Lea, 1862, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 5 [O. 9]: 206 [28], pl. 30, fig. 275.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_25710, Hot Springs, Arkansas.

Unio grandidens Lea, 1862
Lea, 1862, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 14: 168.
Lea, 1862, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 5 [O. 9]: 205 [27], pl. 30, fig. 274.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84313, Hot Springs, Ark. [no - Asia].

Unio gerhardtii Lea, 1862
Lea, 1862, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 14: 168.
Lea, 1862, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 5 [O. 9]: 208 [30], pl. 31, fig. 277.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_25711, Chattanooga, Ga.

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