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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 (1863), 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. 1863. Descriptions of eleven new species of exotic Unionidæ. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 15: 189-190.

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Attributed Species Names

Unio tripartitus Lea, 1863
Lea, 1863, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 15: 190.
Lea, 1866, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6 [O. 11]: 57 [61], pl. 19, fig. 55.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84397, India.

Monocondyloea compressa Lea, 1863
Lea, 1863, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 15: 190 [as ‘Monocondylœa compressa’].
Lea, 1866, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6 [O. 11]: 30 [34], pl. 11, fig. 29.
(homonym of Spatha compressa Martens, 1860)
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_86340, Siam.

Unio rasus Lea, 1863
Lea, 1863, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 15: 189.
Lea, 1866, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6 [O. 11]: 50 [54], pl. 17, fig. 47.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85231, Assyria.

Unio mosulensis Lea, 1863
Lea, 1863, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 15: 190.
Lea, 1866, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6 [O. 11]: 52 [57], pl. 17, fig. 49.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85230, River Tigris, Mosul, Persia.

Unio bourguignatianus Lea, 1863
Lea, 1863, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 15: 189.
Lea, 1866, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6 [O. 11]: 54 [58], pl. 18, fig. 51.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84713, R. Tigris at Mosul, Persia.

Unio dignatus Lea, 1863
Lea, 1863, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 15: 189.
Lea, 1866, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6 [O. 11]: 51 [55], pl. 17, fig. 48.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84714, R. Tigris at Bagdad, Persia.

Unio delicatus Lea, 1863
Lea, 1863, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 15: 189.
Lea, 1866, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6 [O. 11]: 58 [62], pl. 19, fig. 56.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84906, R. Orontes, Syria.

Anodonta dallasiana Lea, 1863
Lea, 1863, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 15: 190.
Lea, 1866, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6 [O. 11]: 29 [33], pl. 11, fig. 28.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_86443, Mo. of Saskatchewan R., L. Winnipeg.

Unio damascensis Lea, 1863
Lea, 1863, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 15: 190.
Lea, 1866, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6 [O. 11]: 55 [59], pl. 18, fig. 52.

Unio orontesensis Lea, 1863
Lea, 1863, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 15: 190.
Lea, 1866, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6 [O. 11]: 53 [57], pl. 18, fig. 50.
Type(s): FIGURED SYNTYPE USNM_85535, R. Orontes, Syria.

Unio syriacus Lea, 1863
Lea, 1863, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 15: 189.
Lea, 1866, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6 [O. 11]: 56 [60], pl. 19, fig. 53.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84408, River Orontes, Syria.

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