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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 (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]: 303-343, pls. 46-54 (Obs. 12: 62-103).

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Attributed Species Names

Unio strebelii Lea, 1866
Lea, 1866, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 18: 133.
Lea, 1868, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6 [O. 12]: 318 [78], pl. 51, fig. 131.
Type(s): FIGURED SYNTYPE USNM_85661, Vera Cruz, Mexico.

Unio vallatus Lea, 1868
Lea, 1868, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 20: 145.
Lea, 1868, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6 [O. 12]: 315 [75], pl. 50, fig. 128.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE (MONOTYPY) USNM_84275, Alabama R., Ala.

Unio ortonii Lea, 1868
Lea, 1868, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 20: 161.
Lea, 1868, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6 [O. 12]: 321, pl. 52, fig. 134.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE (MONOTYPY) USNM_703563, River Napo, Ecuador.

Unio topekaensis Lea, 1868
Lea, 1868, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 20: 144.
Lea, 1868, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6 [O. 12]: 313 [73], pl. 49, fig. 126.
Type(s): FIGURED SYNTYPE USNM_84978, Falls City, Nebraska.

Unio sparus Lea, 1868
Lea, 1868, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 20: 143.
Lea, 1868, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6 [O. 12]: 306, pl. 47, fig. 119.
Type(s): FIGURED SYNTYPE USNM_85082, Swamp Creek, Georgia.

Unio sphaericus Lea, 1868
Lea, 1868, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 20: 145 [as ‘sphæricus’].
Lea, 1868, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6 [O. 12]: 319 [79], pl. 51, fig. 132 [as ‘sphæricus’].
Type(s): FIGURED SYNTYPE USNM_84271, Pearl River, Jackson, Miss.

Unio difficilis Lea, 1868
Lea, 1868, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 20: 144.
Lea, 1868, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6 [O. 12]: 311 [71], pl. 49, fig. 124.
Type(s): FIGURED SYNTYPE USNM_85158, Swamp Cr., Georgia.

Anodonta strebelii Lea, 1868
Lea, 1868, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 20: 150.
Lea, 1868, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6 [O. 12]: 322 [82], pl. 52, fig. 135.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE (MONOTYPY) USNM_25433, Vera Cruz, Mexico.

Unio fassinans Lea, 1868
Lea, 1868, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 20: 143.
Lea, 1868, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6 [O. 12]: 305 [65], pl. 47, fig. 118.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE (MONOTYPY) USNM_84926, headwaters of Holston R., Tenn.

Unio planior Lea, 1868
Lea, 1868, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 20: 145.
Lea, 1868, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6 [O. 12]: 316 [76], pl. 50, fig. 129.
Type(s): FIGURED SYNTYPE USNM_84391, Tennessee.

Unio murrayensis Lea, 1868
Lea, 1868, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 20: 143.
Lea, 1868, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6 [O. 12]: 303 [62], pl. 46, fig. 115.
Type(s): FIGURED SYNTYPE USNM_84769, Conasagua Cr., Ga.

Unio corvunculus Lea, 1868
Lea, 1868, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 20: 144.
Lea, 1868, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6 [O. 12]: 314 [74], pl. 50, fig. 127.
Type(s): FIGURED SYNTYPE USNM_85293, Swamp Cr., Ga.

Unio cylindrellus Lea, 1868
Lea, 1868, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 20: 144.
Lea, 1868, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6 [O. 12]: 308 [68], pl. 48, fig. 121.
Type(s): FIGURED SYNTYPE USNM_85300, N Alabama.

Unio uhareensis Lea, 1868
Lea, 1868, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 20: 145 [as ‘uharéensis’].
Lea, 1868, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6 [O. 12]: 304 [63], pl. 46, fig. 116 [as ‘uharéensis’].
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85576, Uharee R., Mongomery Co., N.C.

Unio prunoides Lea, 1868
Lea, 1868, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 20: 150.
Lea, 1868, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6 [O. 12]: 323, pl. 53, fig. 136.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE (MONOTYPY) ANSP_41791, So. America.

Unio brazosensis Lea, 1868
Lea, 1868, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 20: 144.
Lea, 1868, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6 [O. 12]: 309 [69], pl. 48, fig. 122.
Type(s): FIGURED SYNTYPE USNM_84110, Brazos River, Tex.

Unio lincecumii Lea, 1868
Lea, 1868, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 20: 144.
Lea, 1868, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6 [O. 12]: 312 [72], pl. 49, fig. 125.
Type(s): FIGURED SYNTYPE USNM_84112, Dallas Co., Texas.

Unio veracruzensis Lea, 1868
Lea, 1868, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 20: 150.
Lea, 1868, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6 [O. 12]: 320 [80], pl. 52, fig. 133.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE (MONOTYPY) USNM_25432, Vera Cruz, Mexico.

Anodonta napoensis Lea, 1868
Lea, 1868, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 20: 162.
Lea, 1868, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6 [O. 12]: 324 [84], pl. 53, fig. 137.
Type(s): FIGURED SYNTYPE USNM_25429, Rio Napo, Ecuador.

Unio corvinus Lea, 1868
Lea, 1868, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 20: 144.
Lea, 1868, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6 [O. 12]: 310 [70], pl. 48, fig. 123.
Type(s): FIGURED SYNTYPE USNM_85277, Flint R., Ga.

Unio genuinus Lea, 1868
Lea, 1868, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 20: 161.
Lea, 1868, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6 [O. 12]: 305 [64], pl. 46, fig. 117.
Type(s): FIGURED SYNTYPE USNM_85123, Bissels Pond, N.C.

Unio chinensis Lea, 1868
Lea, 1868, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 20: 150.
Lea, 1868, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6 [O. 12]: 325, pl. 53, fig. 138.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE (MONOTYPY) MCZ_175567, Hong Kong, China.

Unio copei Lea, 1868
Lea, 1868, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 20: 144.
Lea, 1868, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6 [O. 12]: 307 [67], pl. 47, fig. 120.
Type(s): FIGURED SYNTYPE USNM_85137, headwaters, N Branch Holston R., E Tenn.

Unio refulgens Lea, 1868
Lea, 1868, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 20: 145.
Lea, 1868, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6 [O. 12]: 317 [77], pl. 51, fig. 130.
Type(s): FIGURED SYNTYPE USNM_84290, Enterprise, Lauderdale Co., Miss. [Alabama].

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