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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 (1831), 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. 1831. Observations on the Naïades, and descriptions of new species of that and other families. Transactions of the American Philosophical Society 4 [O. 1]: 63-121, pls. 3-18 (Obs. 1: 73-131).

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Attributed Species Names

Unio cuprinus Lea, 1831
Lea, 1831, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 4 [O. 1]: 94, pl. 12, fig. 24.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_86121, Mexico.

Unio caeruleus Lea, 1831
Lea, 1831, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 4 [O. 1]: 95 [105], pl. 13, fig. 25 [as ‘cæruleus’].
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85193, Bengal, India.

Unio obesus Lea, 1831
Lea, 1831, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 4 [O. 1]: 96, pl. 13, fig. 26.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85366, Little Ogeechee, Georgia.

Unio incurvus Lea, 1831
Lea, 1831, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 4 [O. 1]: 97, pl. 13, fig. 27.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE (MONOTYPY) USNM_85731, Gibralter.

Symphynota bilineata Lea, 1831
Lea, 1831, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 4 [O. 1]: 98, pl. 11, fig. 19.
Type(s): SYNTYPES ANSP_41876, River Hoogley [about 100 mi above Calcutta] Hindostan.

Symphynota inflata Lea, 1831
Lea, 1831, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 4 [O. 1]: 99 [109], pl. 14, fig. 28.
(renamed Unio alabamensis Conrad, 1834)
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_83909, Claiborne, Ala.

Unio olivarius Lea, 1831
Lea, 1831, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 4 [O. 1]: 108, pl. 16, fig. 38.
Type(s): SYNTYPES ANSP_41742, Bengal.

Unio pyramidatus Lea, 1831
Lea, 1831, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 4 [O. 1]: 109 [119], pl. 16, fig. 39.
Type(s): SYNTYPES ANSP_41726, Ohio River.

Unio trigonus Lea, 1831
Lea, 1831, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 4 [O. 1]: 110 [120], pl. 16, fig. 40.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84629, Louisville, KY.

Unio formosus Lea, 1831
Lea, 1831, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 4 [O. 1]: 111, pl. 16, fig. 41.

Unio perplexus Lea, 1831
Lea, 1831, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 4 [O. 1]: 112, pl. 17, fig. 42.
(homonym of Unio perplexus Say, 1829)
Type(s): SYNTYPE USNM_84324, Cincinnati, Ohio.

Unio angustatus Lea, 1831
Lea, 1831, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 4 [O. 1]: 114 [124], pl. 17, fig. 43.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85896, Cooper R., S. Carolina.

Unio arcaeformis Lea, 1831
Lea, 1831, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 4 [O. 1]: 116, pl. 17, fig. 44.
Type(s): IDIOTYPE USNM_84422, Florence, Alabama.

Unio subrotundus Lea, 1831
Lea, 1831, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 4 [O. 1]: 117 [127], pl. 18, fig. 45.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85832, Cincinnati, Ohio.

Unio subovatus Lea, 1831
Lea, 1831, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 4 [O. 1]: 118 [128], pl. 18, fig. 46.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84509, Cincinnati, Ohio.

Unio pileus Lea, 1831
Lea, 1831, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 4 [O. 1]: 119, pl. 18, fig. 47.
Type(s): FIGURED SYNTYPE USNM_84602A, Cincinnati, Ohio.

Cyrena woodiana Lea, 1831
Lea, 1831, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 4 [O. 1]: 110, pl. 18, fig. 55.

Unio soleniformis Lea, 1831
Lea, 1831, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 4 [O. 1]: 87, pl. 10, fig. 17.

Cyrena rotundata Lea, 1831
Lea, 1831, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 4 [O. 1]: 107, pl. 17, fig. 51.

Unio decisus Lea, 1831
Lea, 1831, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 4 [O. 1]: 92 [102], pl. 12, fig. 23.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84723, Claiborne, Ala.

Cyrena jayensis Lea, 1831
Lea, 1831, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 4 [O. 1]: 108, pl. 17, fig. 52.
(renamed Batissa jayana Deshayes, 1854)

Unio trapezoides Lea, 1831
Lea, 1831, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 4 [O. 1]: 69 [79], pl. 3, fig. 1.
Type(s): FIGURED SYNTYPE USNM_84103, Lake St. Joseph, Mis.

Unio multiplicatus Lea, 1831
Lea, 1831, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 4 [O. 1]: 70, pl. 4, fig. 2.

Unio asperrimus Lea, 1831
Lea, 1831, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 4 [O. 1]: 71 [81], pl. 5, fig. 3.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84174, Cincinnati, Ohio.

Unio congaraeus Lea, 1831
Lea, 1831, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 4 [O. 1]: 72 [82], pl. 6, fig. 4 [as ‘congaræus’].
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85693, Congaree R., Columbia, S.C.

Unio oriens Lea, 1831
Lea, 1831, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 4 [O. 1]: 73, pl. 6, fig. 5.
(renamed Odatelia radiata Rafinesque, 1832)
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_86271, Cincinnati, (Ohio R.), Ohio.

Unio brevidens Lea, 1831
Lea, 1831, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 4 [O. 1]: 75, pl. 6, fig. 6.
Type(s): IDIOTYPE USNM_85349A, Nashville, Tenn.

Unio pustulosus Lea, 1831
Lea, 1831, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 4 [O. 1]: 76 [86], pl. 7, fig. 7.

Unio stapes Lea, 1831
Lea, 1831, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 4 [O. 1]: 77, pl. 7, fig. 8.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE (MONOTYPY) USNM_84218, Alabama R., Ala.

Unio pustulatus Lea, 1831
Lea, 1831, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 4 [O. 1]: 79 [89], pl. 7, fig. 9.
Type(s): SYNTYPE USNM_84200, Cincinnati, Ohio.

Unio lens Lea, 1831
Lea, 1831, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 4 [O. 1]: 80, pl. 8, fig. 10.

Unio anodontoides Lea, 1831
Lea, 1831, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 4 [O. 1]: 81 [91], pl. 8, fig. 11.

Unio glans Lea, 1831
Lea, 1831, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 4 [O. 1]: 82, pl. 8, fig. 12.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85312, New Harmony, Ind.

Unio elegans Lea, 1831
Lea, 1831, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 4 [O. 1]: 83 [93], pl. 9, fig. 13.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84449, Cincinnati, Ohio.

Unio ebenus Lea, 1831
Lea, 1831, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 4 [O. 1]: 84 [94], pl. 9, fig. 14.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85792, Cincinnati, Ohio.

Unio asper Lea, 1831
Lea, 1831, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 4 [O. 1]: 85 [95], pl. 9, fig. 15.
Type(s): UNKNOWN USNM_84212, Claiborne, Ala. R., Alabama.

Unio fabalis Lea, 1831
Lea, 1831, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 4 [O. 1]: 86, pl. 10, fig. 16.
Type(s): FIGURED SYNTYPE USNM_85270A, Ohio R.

Unio acutissimus Lea, 1831
Lea, 1831, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 4 [O. 1]: 89 [99], pl. 10, fig. 18.
Type(s): IDIOTYPE MCZ_178887, Alabama River.

Unio varicosus Lea, 1831
Lea, 1831, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 4 [O. 1]: 90 [100], pl. 11, fig. 20.
(homonym of Unio varicosa Lamarck, 1819)
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84320, Cincinnati, Ohio.

Unio castaneus Lea, 1831
Lea, 1831, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 4 [O. 1]: 91 [101], pl. 11, fig. 21.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84824, Claiborne, Alabama.

Unio multistriatus Lea, 1831
Lea, 1831, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 4 [O. 1]: 91, pl. 12, fig. 22.
Type(s): POSSIBLE SYNTYPE USNM_84114, R. Joanes, near Bahia, Brazil.

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