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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. New exotic Unionidæ. Journal of the Academy of Natural Sciences 5 [O. 10]: 377-400, pls. 41-50 (Obs. 10: 13-36).

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Attributed Species Names

Anodonta latomarginata Lea, 1834
Lea, 1834, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 5 [O. 1]: 76, pl. 12, fig. 34 [as ‘lato-marginata’].
Lea, 1863, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 5 [O. 10]: 394 [as ‘lato-marginata’].
Type(s): IDIOTYPE MCZ_175657, Brazil.

Anodonta cailliaudii Lea, 1860
Lea, 1860, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 12: 308.
Lea, 1863, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 5 [O. 10]: 395 [31], pl. 45, fig. 297.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_86705, Brazil.

Anodonta rubicunda Lea, 1860
Lea, 1860, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 12: 92.
Lea, 1863, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 5 [O. 10]: 392, pl. 46, fig. 299.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_86401, Uruguay River.

Mycetopus emarginatus Lea, 1860
Lea, 1860, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 12: 308.
Lea, 1863, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 5 [O. 10]: 398 [34], pl. 50, fig. 305.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_86787, Siam.

Anodonta forbesiana Lea, 1860
Lea, 1860, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 12: 92.
Lea, 1863, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 5 [O. 10]: 393, pl. 47, fig. 301.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_86694, Uruguay River.

Anodonta moricandii Lea, 1860
Lea, 1860, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 12: 90.
Lea, 1863, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 5 [O. 10]: 396, pl. 49, fig. 303.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_86695, Bahia, Brazil.

Unio wymanii Lea, 1860
Lea, 1860, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 12: 90.
Lea, 1863, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 5 [O. 10]: 381, pl. 42, fig. 289.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84378, Uruguay River.

Unio uruguayensis Lea, 1860
Lea, 1860, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 12: 90.
Lea, 1863, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 5 [O. 10]: 389, pl. 45, fig. 298.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85166, Uruguay R., S. America.

Unio piger Lea, 1860
Lea, 1860, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 12: 90.
Lea, 1863, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 5 [O. 10]: 387, pl. 45, fig. 296.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85164, Uruguay R., S. America.

Unio funebralis Lea, 1860
Lea, 1860, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 12: 91.
Lea, 1863, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 5 [O. 10]: 378 [14], pl. 41, fig. 286.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85777, Uruguay R., S. Amercia.

Unio nocturnus Lea, 1860
Lea, 1860, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 12: 91 [as ‘nocturnis’].
Lea, 1863, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 5 [O. 10]: 380 [16], pl. 42, fig. 288.
(correct name for Unio nocturnis Lea, 1860)
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85782, Uruguay R., S. Amercia.

Unio gratus Lea, 1860
Lea, 1860, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 12: 91.
Lea, 1863, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 5 [O. 10]: 382 [18], pl. 43, fig. 290.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85784, Uruguay R., S. Amercia.

Unio peraeformis Lea, 1860
Lea, 1860, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 12: 90 [as ‘peræformis’].
Lea, 1863, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 5 [O. 10]: 384 [20], pl. 43, fig. 292 [as ‘peræformis’].
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85774, Uruguay R., S. Amercia.

Unio disculus Lea, 1860
Lea, 1860, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 12: 91.
Lea, 1863, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 5 [O. 10]: 385 [21], pl. 44, fig. 293.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85775, Uruguay R., S. Amercia.

Anodonta amazonensis Lea, 1860
Lea, 1860, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 12: 89.
Lea, 1863, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 5 [O. 10]: 395 [31], pl. 46, fig. 300.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_86724, Upper Amazon, Brazil.

Unio patelloides Lea, 1860
Lea, 1860, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 12: 89.
Lea, 1863, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 5 [O. 10]: 383 [19], pl. 43, fig. 291.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85780, Amazon R., Brazil.

Unio trifidus Lea, 1860
Lea, 1860, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 12: 89.
Lea, 1863, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 5 [O. 10]: 386 [22], pl. 54, fig. 295.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85352, Buenos Ayres, Argentina.

Unio occatus Lea, 1860
Lea, 1860, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 12: 307.
Lea, 1863, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 5 [O. 10]: 398, pl. 50, fig. 304.
Type(s): LECTOTYPE USNM_84077, Bengal, India.

Unio lepidus Lea, 1860
Lea, 1860, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 12: 91.
Lea, 1863, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 5 [O. 10]: 389, pl. 50, fig. 306.
(homonym of Unio lepidus Gould, 1856; renamed Unio lepidior Lea, 1870)
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85624, Uruguay R., S. America.

Anodonta wymanii Lea, 1860
Lea, 1860, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 12: 91.
Lea, 1863, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 5 [O. 10]: 390, pl. 44, fig. 294.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_86609, Uruguay River, S.A.

Anodonta uruguayensis Lea, 1860
Lea, 1860, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 12: 92.
Lea, 1863, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 5 [O. 10]: 393, pl. 48, fig. 302.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_86753, Uruguay River, S.A.

Unio piceus Lea, 1860
Lea, 1860, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 12: 91.
Lea, 1863, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 5 [O. 10]: 379, pl. 41, fig. 287.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85643, Uruguay R., S. America.

Unio aethiops Lea, 1860
Lea, 1860, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 12: 91 [as ‘æthiops’].
Lea, 1863, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 5 [O. 10]: 377, pl. 41, fig. 285 [as ‘æthiops’].
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85617, Uruguay R., S. America.

Monocondyloea wheatleyi Lea, 1862
Lea, 1862, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 14: 176 [as ‘Monocondylœa wheatleyi’].
Lea, 1863, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 5 [O. 10]: 399 [34], pl. 50, fig. 307.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_86331, R. Tigris, Syria.

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