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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. New Unionidæ of the United States and Arctic America. Journal of the Academy of Natural Sciences 5 [O. 9]: 187-216, pls. 24-33 (Obs. 9: 9-38).

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Attributed Species Names

Unio contractus Lea, 1857
Lea, 1857, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 9: 86.
Lea, 1862, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 5 [O. 9]: 203 [25], pl. 29, fig. 272.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_86102, Roanoke R., Weldon, N.C.

Unio macer Lea, 1857
Lea, 1857, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 9: 86.
Lea, 1862, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 5 [O. 9]: 202 [24], pl. 29, fig. 271.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85425, Roanoke R., Weldon, N.C.

Anodonta virgulata Lea, 1857
Lea, 1857, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 9: 86.
Lea, 1862, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 5 [O. 9]: 213 [35], pl. 33, fig, 282.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_86593, Weldon, Roanoke R., N.C.

Unio higginsii Lea, 1857
Lea, 1857, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 9: 84.
Lea, 1862, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 5 [O. 9]: 188 [10], pl. 24, fig. 258.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84823, Muscatine, Iowa.

Unio micans Lea, 1857
Lea, 1857, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 9: 85.
Lea, 1862, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 5 [O. 9]: 59 [63], pl. 3, fig. 207.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85077, Catawba R., Gaston Co., N Carolina.

Unio roswellensis Lea, 1858
Lea, 1858, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 10: 165.
Lea, 1862, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 5 [O. 9]: 205 [23], pl. 24, fig. 87.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85467, Chattahooche R., Roswell, Cobb Co., Ga.

Unio postellii Lea, 1858
Lea, 1858, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 10: 165.
Lea, 1862, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 5 [O. 9]: 214 [32], pl. 26, fig. 94.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85470, Carter’s Cr., Baldwin Co., Ga.

Margaritana gesnerii Lea, 1858
Lea, 1858, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 10: 138.
Lea, 1862, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 5 [O. 9]: 211 [33], pl. 32, fig. 280.

Unio aureus Lea, 1859
Lea, 1859, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 11: 112.
Lea, 1862, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 5 [O. 9]: 195 [17], pl. 26, fig. 264.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84572, Texas.

Unio macrodon Lea, 1859
Lea, 1859, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 11: 154.
Lea, 1862, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 5 [O. 9]: 193 [15], pl. 26, fig. 262.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_25714, Rutersville, Texas.

Anodonta showalterii Lea, 1860
Lea, 1860, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 12: 307.
Lea, 1862, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 5 [O. 9]: 215 [37], pl. 33, fig. 284.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_86487, Coosa River, Wetumpka, Ala.

Anodonta kennicottii Lea, 1861
Lea, 1861, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 13: 56.
Lea, 1862, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 5 [O. 9]: 214 [36], pl. 33, fig. 283.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_86442, N End of Lake Winnipeg.

Anodonta simpsoniana Lea, 1861
Lea, 1861, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 13: 56.
Lea, 1862, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 5 [O. 9]: 212 [34], pl. 32, fig. 281.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_86434, Fort Rae, Gt. Slave Lake.

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 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 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 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 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 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.

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.

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 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 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].

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