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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 (1868), 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. 1868. New Unionidæ, Melanidæ, etc., chiefly of the United States. Journal of the Academy of Natural Sciences 6 [O. 12]: 249-302, pls. 29-45 (Obs. 12: 9-62).

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Attributed Species Names

Unio punctatus Lea, 1865
Lea, 1865, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 17: 89.
Lea, 1868, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6 [O. 12]: 261 [21], pl. 32, fig. 76.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84968, Tuscumbia, Alabama.

Unio lyonii Lea, 1865
Lea, 1865, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 17: 89.
Lea, 1868, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6 [O. 12]: 259 [19], pl. 32, fig. 74.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85804, E. Tenn.

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 cromwellii Lea, 1865
Lea, 1865, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 17: 89.
Lea, 1868, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6 [O. 12]: 258 [18], pl. 31, fig. 73.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85280, Kiokee Creek, near Albany, Georgia.

Unio marginis Lea, 1865
Lea, 1865, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 17: 89.
Lea, 1868, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6 [O. 12]: 255 [15], pl. 31, fig. 69.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85295, Blue Springs, Georgia.

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.

Unio doliaris Lea, 1865
Lea, 1865, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 17: 88.
Lea, 1868, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6 [O. 12]: 260 [20], pl. 32, fig. 75.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84936, Etowah R., Georgia.

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 amabilis Lea, 1865
Lea, 1865, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 17: 89.
Lea, 1868, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6 [O. 12]: 257 [17], pl. 31, fig. 72.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84573, Butler, Taylor Co., Ga.

Unio rufofuscus Lea, 1865
Lea, 1865, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 17: 76.
Lea, 1868, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6 [O. 12]: 282, pl. 39, fig. 96.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84101, [no locality available - South America].

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 tortuosus Lea, 1865
Lea, 1865, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 17: 76.
Lea, 1868, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6 [O. 12]: 286, pl. 39, fig. 98.

Unio proprius Lea, 1865
Lea, 1865, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 17: 89.
Lea, 1868, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6 [O. 12]: 256 [16], pl. 31, fig. 70.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85141, Lafayette, Georgia.

Unio wrightii Lea, 1865
Lea, 1865, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 17: 75.
Lea, 1868, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6 [O. 12]: 283, pl. 39, fig. 97.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84129, China.

Unio protensus Lea, 1865
Lea, 1865, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 17: 88.
Lea, 1868, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6 [O. 12]: 256 [16], pl. 31, fig. 71.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85994, River Eno, near Millsburg, Orange Co., N. Carolina.

Unio firmus Lea, 1866
Lea, 1866, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 18: 33.
Lea, 1868, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6 [O. 12]: 267, pl. 34, fig. 82.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85113, S. America.

Unio rugososulcatus Lea, 1866
Lea, 1866, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 18: 33.
Lea, 1868, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6 [O. 12]: 266 [26], pl. 34, fig. 81.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84392, Central America.

Anodonta pazii Lea, 1866
Lea, 1866, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 18: 35.
Lea, 1868, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6 [O. 12]: 274, pl. 36, fig. 87.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_86703, So. Am.

Unio asperulus Lea, 1866
Lea, 1866, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 18: 133.
Lea, 1868, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6 [O. 12]: 280, pl. 38, fig. 94.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84078, Siam.

Unio peculiaris Lea, 1866
Lea, 1866, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 18: 33.
Lea, 1868, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6 [O. 12]: 265, pl. 34, fig. 80.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85190, S. America.

Unio acutirostris Lea, 1866
Lea, 1866, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 18: 34.
Lea, 1868, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6 [O. 12]: 270 [30], pl. 35, fig. 84.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE (MONOTYPY) USNM_85930, S. America.

Unio paraguayensis Lea, 1866
Lea, 1866, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 18: 34.
Lea, 1868, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6 [O. 12]: 271, pl. 35, fig. 85.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85068, Paraguay.

Unio ampullaceus Lea, 1866
Lea, 1866, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 18: 34.
Lea, 1868, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6 [O. 12]: 269, pl. 35, fig. 83.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85614, S. America.

Monocondyloea pazii Lea, 1866
Lea, 1866, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 18: 34 [as ‘Monocondylœa pazii’].
Lea, 1868, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6 [O. 12]: 273, pl. 36, fig. 88 [as ‘Monocondylœa’].
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_86342, South America.

Unio apprimus Lea, 1866
Lea, 1866, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 18: 34.
Lea, 1868, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6 [O. 12]: 263, pl. 33, fig. 78.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85167, S. America.

Unio locellus Lea, 1866
Lea, 1866, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 18: 34.
Lea, 1868, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6 [O. 12]: 264, pl. 33, fig. 79.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85189, Buenos Ayres, Argentina.

Monocondyloea lentiformis Lea, 1866
Lea, 1866, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 18: 34 [as ‘Monocondylœa lentiformis’].
Lea, 1868, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6 [O. 12]: 272, pl. 36, fig. 86 [as ‘Monocondylœa’].
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_86335, South America.

Unio siamensis Lea, 1866
Lea, 1866, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 18: 133.
Lea, 1868, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6 [O. 12]: 279 [39], pl. 38, fig. 93.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85893, Siam.

Unio pilatus Lea, 1866
Lea, 1866, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 18: 133.
Lea, 1868, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6 [O. 12]: 281, pl. 38, fig. 95.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85195, Siam.

Unio evitatus Lea, 1866
Lea, 1866, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 18: 133.
Lea, 1868, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6 [O. 12]: 279, pl. 38, fig. 92.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85191, Bengal.

Unio parcus Lea, 1866
Lea, 1866, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 18: 34.
Lea, 1868, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6 [O. 12]: 262, pl. 33, fig. 77.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85198, S. America.

Unio bisselianus Lea, 1867
Lea, 1867, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 19: 81.
Lea, 1868, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6 [O. 12]: 277 [37], pl. 37, fig. 90.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85373, Bissels Pond, Charlotte, N.C.

Unio clinchensis Lea, 1867
Lea, 1867, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 19: 81.
Lea, 1868, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6 [O. 12]: 278 [38], pl. 37, fig. 91.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84596, Clinch R., Tenn.

Unio jewettii Lea, 1867
Lea, 1867, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 19: 81.
Lea, 1868, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6 [O. 12]: 276 [36], pl. 37, fig. 89.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85374, Sink of Noonan’s Lake, Fla.

Anodonta youkanensis Lea, 1867
Lea, 1867, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 19: 81 [as ‘youconensis’].
Lea, 1868, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6 [O. 12]: 287 [47], pl. 40, fig. 99.
(correct name for Anodonta youconensis Lea, 1867)
Type(s): FIGURED SYNTYPE USNM_86624, Upper Yukon R., Alaska.

Anodonta bridgesii Lea, 1868
Lea, 1868, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 20: 95.
Lea, 1868, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6 [O. 12]: 291 [51], pl. 42, fig. 104.
Type(s): TYPES USNM_86691, Lake Nicaragua.

Anodonta jewettiana Lea, 1868
Lea, 1868, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 20: 95.
Lea, 1868, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6 [O. 12]: 289, pl. 41, fig. 101 [as ‘jewettii’].
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_86681, Lake Nicaragua.

Anodonta granadensis Lea, 1868
Lea, 1868, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 20: 96.
Lea, 1868, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6 [O. 12]: 288 [48], pl. 41, fig. 100.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_86655, L. Nicaragua.

Anodonta jewettii Lea, 1868
Lea, 1868, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6 [O. 12]: 289, pl. 41, fig. 101.
(error for Anodonta jewettiana Lea, 1868)

Unio pawensis Lea, 1868
Lea, 1868, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 20: 161.
Lea, 1868, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6 [O. 12]: 302 [62], pl. 45, fig. 114.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85380, Catawba R., N.C.

Unio granadensis Lea, 1868
Lea, 1868, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 20: 95.
Lea, 1868, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6 [O. 12]: 293 [53], pl. 42, fig. 103.
(renamed Micronaias marshalli Morrison, 1943)
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84388, Lake Nicaragua, Nicaragua.

Unio beaverensis Lea, 1868
Lea, 1868, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 20: 161.
Lea, 1868, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6 [O. 12]: 297 [57], pl. 44, fig. 109.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85598, Beaver Cr., Cahawba R., N.C.

Unio nubilus Lea, 1868
Lea, 1868, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 20: 161.
Lea, 1868, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6 [O. 12]: 298 [58], pl. 44, fig. 110.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85417, Paw Cr., near Charlotte, Mecklenburg, Co., N.C.

Unio humerosus Lea, 1868
Lea, 1868, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 20: 161.
Lea, 1868, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6 [O. 12]: 301 [61], pl. 45, fig. 113.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85414, Sugar Cr., near Charlotte, Mecklenburg, Co., N.C.

Anodonta inaequivalva Lea, 1868
Lea, 1868, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 20: 95 [as ‘inæquivalva’].
Lea, 1868, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6 [O. 12]: 292 [52], pl. 43, fig. 108 [as ‘inæquivalva’].
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_86767, Lake Nicaragua.

Anodonta lenticularis Lea, 1868
Lea, 1868, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 20: 95.
Lea, 1868, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6 [O. 12]: 290 [50], pl. 41, fig. 102.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_86704, Lake Nicaragua.

Unio ferussacianus Lea, 1868
Lea, 1868, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6 [O. 12]: 255, footnote.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85182, Bagdad, Persia.

Unio datus Lea, 1868
Lea, 1868, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 20: 161.
Lea, 1868, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6 [O. 12]: 299 [59], pl. 44, fig. 111.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85097, Beaver Cr., Catawba R., N.C.

Unio dorsatus Lea, 1868
Lea, 1868, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 20: 160.
Lea, 1868, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6 [O. 12]: 300 [60], pl. 45, fig. 112.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84494, Catawba R., N.C.

Unio encarpus Lea, 1868
Lea, 1868, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 20: 95.
Lea, 1868, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6 [O. 12]: 294 [54], pl. 42, fig. 105.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84386, L. Nicaragua.

Unio nicaraguensis Lea, 1868
Lea, 1868, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 20: 95.
Lea, 1868, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6 [O. 12]: 296 [56], pl. 43, fig. 107.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84390, Lake Nicaragua.

Unio gabbianus Lea, 1868
Lea, 1868, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 20: 95.
Lea, 1868, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6 [O. 12]: 295 [55], pl. 43, fig. 106.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84387, L. Nicaragua.

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