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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 twenty-four new species of Unionidæ of the United States. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 15: 191-194.

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Attributed Species Names

Unio nasutidus Lea, 1863
Lea, 1863, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 15: 192.
(incorrect original spelling of Unio nasutulus Lea, 1863)

Anodonta bealei Lea, 1863
Lea, 1863, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 15: 194.
Lea, 1866, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6 [O. 11]: 26 [30], pl. 9, fig. 25.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_86690, Leon Co., Texas.

Unio squalidus Lea, 1863
Lea, 1863, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 15: 192.
Lea, 1866, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6 [O. 11]: 22 [26], pl. 7, fig. 20.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85376, Roanoke R., Weldon, N.C.

Anodonta dolearis Lea, 1863
Lea, 1863, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 15: 193.
(incorrect original spelling of Anodonta doliaris Lea, 1863)

Anodonta doliaris Lea, 1863
Lea, 1863, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 15: 193 [as ‘dolearis’].
Lea, 1866, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6 [O. 11]: 24 [28], pl. 8, fig. 23.
(correct name for Anodonta dolearis Lea, 1863)

Unio indefinilus Lea, 1863
Lea, 1863, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 15: 192.
(incorrect original spelling of Unio indefinitus Lea, 1863)

Unio weldonensis Lea, 1863
Lea, 1863, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 15: 191.
Lea, 1866, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6 [O. 11]: 11 [15], pl. 3, fig. 8.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85407, Roanoke R., Weldon, N.C.

Unio gastonensis Lea, 1863
Lea, 1863, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 15: 191.
Lea, 1866, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6 [O. 11]: 20 [24], pl. 6, fig. 18.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85409, Mine Cr., Gaston Co., N.C.

Unio aberrans Lea, 1863
Lea, 1863, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 15: 191.
Lea, 1866, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6 [O. 11]: 7 [11], pl. 1, fig. 3.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85600, Neuse R., 10 mi E of Raleigh, N. Carolina.

Unio mecklenbergensis Lea, 1863
Lea, 1863, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 15: 191.
Lea, 1866, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6 [O. 11]: 17 [21], pl. 5, fig. 15.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85419, near Charlotte, Mecklenburg, Co., N.C.

Unio raleighensis Lea, 1863
Lea, 1863, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 15: 191.
Lea, 1866, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6 [O. 11]: 6 [10], pl. 1, fig. 2.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85592, Neuse R., near Raleigh, N.C.

Unio mediocris Lea, 1863
Lea, 1863, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 15: 192.
Lea, 1866, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6 [O. 11]: 24 [28], pl. 7, fig. 22.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85611, Neuse R., Raleigh, N.C.

Unio indefinitus Lea, 1863
Lea, 1863, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 15: 192 [as ‘indefinilus’].
Lea, 1866, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6 [O. 11]: 15 [19], pl. 4, fig. 12.
(correct name for Unio indefinilus Lea, 1863)
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85388, Long Creek, Mecklenburg Co., N.C.

Unio chathamensis Lea, 1863
Lea, 1863, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 15: 191.
Lea, 1866, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6 [O. 11]: 21 [25], pl. 6, fig. 19.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85672, Rocky R., Chatham Co., N.C.

Unio ablatus Lea, 1863
Lea, 1863, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 15: 193.
(incorrect original spelling of Unio oblatus Lea, 1863)

Unio quadrilaterus Lea, 1863
Lea, 1863, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 15: 192.
Lea, 1866, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6 [O. 11]: 5 [9], pl. 1, fig. 1.
Type(s): FIGURED SYNTYPE USNM_85385, Neuse R., near Raleigh, N.C.

Unio oblatus Lea, 1863
Lea, 1863, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 15: 193 [as ‘ablatus’].
Lea, 1866, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6 [O. 11]: 13 [17], pl. 4, fig. 10.
(correct name for Unio ablatus Lea, 1863)
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_86001, Gaston Co., N.C.

Unio pertenuis Lea, 1863
Lea, 1863, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 15: 193.
Lea, 1866, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6 [O. 11]: 8 [12], pl. 2, fig. 4.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_86139, Neuse R., Raleigh, N. Carolina.

Unio charlottensis Lea, 1863
Lea, 1863, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 15: 191.
Lea, 1866, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6 [O. 11]: 8 [12], pl. 2, fig. 5.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85402, near Charlotte, Mecklenburg Co., North Carolina.

Unio lucidus Lea, 1863
Lea, 1863, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 15: 192.
Lea, 1866, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6 [O. 11]: 9 [13], pl. 2, fig. 6.
(homonym of Unio (Anodontes) lucida d’Orbigny, 1835)
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85242, Livingston Cr., Brunswick Co., N.C.

Unio curatus Lea, 1863
Lea, 1863, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 15: 193.
Lea, 1866, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6 [O. 11]: 23 [27], pl. 7, fig. 21.

Unio nasutulus Lea, 1863
Lea, 1863, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 15: 192 [as ‘nasutidus’].
Lea, 1866, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6 [O. 11]: 12 [16], pl. 3, fig. 9.
(correct name for Unio nasutidus Lea, 1863)
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_86027, Livingston Cr., Brunswick Co., N.C.

Unio livingstonensis Lea, 1863
Lea, 1863, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 15: 192.
Lea, 1866, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6 [O. 11]: 14 [18], pl. 4, fig. 11.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85536, Livingston Cr., Brunswick Co., N.C.

Unio perlucens Lea, 1863
Lea, 1863, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 15: 193.
Lea, 1866, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6 [O. 11]: 18 [22], pl. 5, fig. 16.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85076, Six Runs, Sampson Co., N Carolina.

Unio waccamawensis Lea, 1863
Lea, 1863, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 15: 193.
Lea, 1866, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6 [O. 11]: 16 [20], pl. 5, fig. 14.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84437, Waccamaw Lake, N. Carolina.

Unio perlatus Lea, 1863
Lea, 1863, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 15: 193.
Lea, 1866, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6 [O. 11]: 15 [19], pl. 4, fig. 13.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_86006, Black Rock Landing, Cape Fear R., N.C.

Unio viridulus Lea, 1863
Lea, 1863, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 15: 193.
Lea, 1866, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6 [O. 11]: 10 [14], pl. 3, fig. 7.
(homonym of Unio favidens var. viridula Benson, 1862)
Type(s): HOLOTYPE (MONOTYPY) USNM_85908, Neuse R., near Raleigh, N.C.

Unio cistellaeformis Lea, 1863
Lea, 1863, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 15: 192 [as ‘cistellæformis’].
Lea, 1866, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6 [O. 11]: 19 [23], pl. 6, fig. 17 [as ‘cistellæformis’].
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85533, Neuse R., near Raleigh, N. Carolina.

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