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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 (1865), 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. 1865. Description of six new species of western Asiatic Unionidæ. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 16: 285-286.

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Attributed Species Names

Monocondyloea mardinensis Lea, 1865
Lea, 1865, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 16: 286 [as ‘Monocondylœa mardinensis’].
Lea, 1868, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6 [O. 12]: 252, pl. 30, fig. 67 [as ‘Monocondylœa mardinensis’].
Type(s): FIGURED SYNTYPE USNM_86354, near Mardin, R. Tigris, Syria.

Unio homsensis Lea, 1865
Lea, 1865, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 16: 285.
Lea, 1868, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6 [O. 12]: 249 [9], pl. 29, fig. 63.
Type(s): SYNTYPE ANSP_125718, Orontes R., Lake Homs, N. Syria.

Unio orphaensis Lea, 1865
Lea, 1865, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 16: 285.
Lea, 1868, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6 [O. 12]: 250 [10], pl. 29, fig. 64.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85603, Tigris R., Pashalic of Orpha, Asiatic Turkey.

Unio kullethensis Lea, 1865
Lea, 1865, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 16: 285.
Lea, 1868, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6 [O. 12]: 251 [11], fig. 29, fig. 65.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85663, near Mardin, Asiatic Turkey.

Unio mardinensis Lea, 1865
Lea, 1865, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 16: 286.
Lea, 1868, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6 [O. 12]: 252 [12], pl. 30, fig. 66.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85664, R. Tigris, near Mardin, Asiatic Turkey.

Unio emesaensis Lea, 1865
Lea, 1865, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 16: 286.
Lea, 1868, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6 [O. 12]: 254 [14], pl. 30, fig. 68.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85856, Emesi, L. Homs, R. Orontes, N. Syria.

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