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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 (1841), 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. 1841. Continuation of paper on fresh water and land shells. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society 2: 30-34.

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Attributed Species Names

Unio rajahensis Lea, 1841
Lea, 1841, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc. 2: 30.
Lea, 1842, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 8 [O. 3]: 239, pl. 23, fig. 53.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84638, Rajah’s Tank, India.

Unio georgianus Lea, 1841
Lea, 1841, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc. 2: 31.
Lea, 1842, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 8 [O. 3]: 235 [73], pl. 21, fig. 49.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84928, Stump Cr., Ga.

Unio duttonianus Lea, 1841
Lea, 1841, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc. 2: 31.
Lea, 1842, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 8 [O. 3]: 236 [74], pl. 22, fig. 50.

Unio callosus Lea, 1841
Lea, 1841, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc. 2: 31.
Lea, 1842, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 8 [O. 3]: 239 [77], pl. 23, fig. 54.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE AMNH_30561, Ohio Canal, 12 mi below Columbus, Franklin Co., Ohio.

Unio crocatus Lea, 1841
Lea, 1841, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc. 2: 31.
Lea, 1842, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 8 [O. 3]: 238 [76], pl. 22, fig. 52.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84908, Savannah R., Georgia.

Unio tecomatensis Lea, 1841
Lea, 1841, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc. 2: 30.
Lea, 1842, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 8 [O. 3]: 234 [72], pl. 21, fig. 48.
Type(s): LECTOTYPE USNM_85338, Tecomate River, near Tlacotalpan, [Vera Cruz State], Mexico.

Unio sapotalensis Lea, 1841
Lea, 1841, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc. 2: 30.
Lea, 1842, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 8 [O. 3]: 233 [71], pl. 21, fig. 47.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85072, Sapotal River, near Tlacatalpan, Mexico; 60 mi S of Vera Cruz.

Anodonta globosa Lea, 1841
Lea, 1836, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 52. [nomen nudum]
Lea, 1841, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc. 2: 31.
Lea, 1842, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 8 [O. 3]: 241 [79], pl. 24, fig. 56.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_86701, Concha Lake, 20 leagues S Vera Cruz near Tlocatalpan, Mexico.

Unio bigbyensis Lea, 1841
Lea, 1841, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc. 2: 30.
Lea, 1842, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 8 [O. 3]: 237 [75], pl. 22, fig. 51.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84579, Bigby Cr., Tenn.

Anodonta montezuma Lea, 1841
Lea, 1841, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc. 2: 31.
Lea, 1842, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 8 [O. 3]: 240 [78], pl. 23, fig. 55.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE (MONOTYPY) AMNH_30871, Central America.

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