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The Freshwater Mussels (Unionoida) of the World (and other less consequential bivalves)

FM(U)otW(aolcb) is the web version of the MUSSEL Project Database. Follow the links to browse the data or use the custom Google search field. Either way, you win!

This page documents data for Lea (1864), 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. 1864. Descriptions of two new species of Unionidæ from South Africa. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 16: 113.

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Attributed Species Names

Unio natalensis Lea, 1864
Lea, 1864, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 16: 113.
Lea, 1866, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6 [O. 11]: 59 [63], pl. 20, fig. 57.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE (MONOTYPY) ANSP_41686, Umpingave River, Natal, S. Afr.

Spatha natalensis Lea, 1864
Lea, 1864, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 16: 113.
Lea, 1866, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6 [O. 11]: 64 [68], pl. 20, fig. 58.
Type(s): FIGURED SYNTYPE USNM_86778, Umpingave River, Port Natal, Af.

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