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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 (1845), 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. 1845. Descriptions of new fresh water and land shells. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society 4: 162-168.

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Attributed Species Names

Unio latecostatus Lea, 1845
Lea, 1845, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc. 4: 163.
Lea, 1848, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 10 [O. 4]: 68 [42], pl. 1, fig. 2.
Type(s): POSSIBLE SYNTYPE ANSP_127444, Ala. River, Selma, Alabama.

Unio fulgidus Lea, 1845
Lea, 1845, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc. 4: 164.
Lea, 1848, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 10 [O. 4]: 73 [47], pl. 4, fig. 10.
Type(s): FIGURED SYNTYPE USNM_84649, Alexandria, La.

Unio estabrookianus Lea, 1845
Lea, 1845, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc. 4: 164.
Lea, 1848, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 10 [O. 4]: 77 [51], pl. 6, fig. 17.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84389, Clinch R., Tenn.

Unio utriculus Lea, 1845
Lea, 1845, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc. 4: 164.
Lea, 1848, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 10 [O. 4]: 69 [43], pl. 1, fig. 3.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85172, N.C.

Unio symmetricus Lea, 1845
Lea, 1845, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc. 4: 164.
Lea, 1848, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 10 [O. 4]: 73 [47], pl. 4, fig. 11.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85604, Alexandria, La.

Unio fuliginosus Lea, 1845
Lea, 1845, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc. 4: 164.
Lea, 1848, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 10 [O. 4]: 78 [52], pl. 7, fig. 19.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85665, Cobbs Cr., near Phil, Pennsylvania.

Margaritana minor Lea, 1845
Lea, 1845, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc. 4: 165.
Lea, 1848, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 10 [O. 4]: 82 [56], pl. 8, fig. 26.
Type(s): LECTOTYPE USNM_86224, N.C.

Unio pallescens Lea, 1845
Lea, 1845, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc. 4: 164.
Lea, 1848, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 10 [O. 4]: 79, pl. 7, fig. 20.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE (MONOTYPY) USNM_84958, Tuscaloosa, Alabama.

Unio unicolor Lea, 1845
Lea, 1845, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc. 4: 163.
Lea, 1848, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 10 [O. 4]: 74 [48], pl. 4, fig. 12.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85750, Tuscaloosa, Alabama.

Unio compressissimus Lea, 1845
Lea, 1845, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc. 4: 163.
Lea, 1848, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 10 [O. 4]: 81, pl. 8, fig. 23.
Type(s): FIGURED SYNTYPE USNM_84474, Holston R., Tenn.

Unio simplex Lea, 1845
Lea, 1845, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc. 4: 163.
Lea, 1848, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 10 [O. 4]: 76 [50], pl. 5, fig. 15.
Type(s): FIGURED SYNTYPE USNM_84951, Black Warrior River, Alabama.

Unio flavescens Lea, 1845
Lea, 1845, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc. 4: 163.
Lea, 1848, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 10 [O. 4]: 72 [46], pl. 3, fig. 9.
Type(s): FIGURED SYNTYPE USNM_84952, Black Warrior River, Alabama.

Unio tumescens Lea, 1845
Lea, 1845, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc. 4: 164.
Lea, 1848, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 10 [O. 4]: 71 [45], pl. 3, fig. 7.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84646, Alexandria, La.

Unio pulvinulus Lea, 1845
Lea, 1845, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc. 4: 164.
Lea, 1848, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 10 [O. 4]: 81 [55], pl. 8, fig. 24.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84838, Tuscaloosa, Alabama.

Unio hyalinus Lea, 1845
Lea, 1845, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc. 4: 164.
Lea, 1848, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 10 [O. 4]: 69, pl, 2, fig. 4.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_86131, Richmond, Va.

Unio caliginosus Lea, 1845
Lea, 1845, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc. 4: 165.
Lea, 1848, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 10 [O. 4]: 79 [53], pl. 7, fig. 21.
Type(s): FIGURED SYNTYPE USNM_85108, Red R., Alexandria, Louisiana.

Unio hippopoeus Lea, 1845
Lea, 1845, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc. 4: 163 [as ‘hippopœus’].
Lea, 1848, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 10 [O. 4]: 67 [41], pl. 1, fig. 1 [as ‘hippopœus’].
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84096, L. Erie.

Unio atrocostatus Lea, 1845
Lea, 1845, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc. 4: 163.
Lea, 1848, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 10 [O. 4]: 70 [44], pl. 2, fig. 5 [as ‘atro-costatus’].

Unio approximus Lea, 1845
Lea, 1845, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc. 4: 164.
Lea, 1848, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 10 [O. 4]: 74 [48], pl. 5, fig. 13.
Type(s): FIGURED SYNTYPE USNM_85017, Red R., Alexandria, Louisiana.

Unio gouldii Lea, 1845
Lea, 1845, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc. 4: 165.
Lea, 1848, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 10 [O. 4]: 76 [50], pl. 6, fig. 16.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE (MONOTYPY) USNM_85160, Tuscaloosa, Alabama.

Anodonta tetragona Lea, 1845
Lea, 1845, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc. 4: 165.
Lea, 1848, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 10 [O. 4]: 82 [56], pl. 8, fig. 25.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_86682, Alexandria, La.

Unio binneyi Lea, 1845
Lea, 1845, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc. 4: 165.
Lea, 1848, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 10 [O. 4]: 77 [51], pl. 6, figs. 18.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE (MONOTYPY) USNM_85170, South America, Alabama?

Unio caperatus Lea, 1845
Lea, 1845, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc. 4: 164.
Lea, 1848, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 10 [O. 4]: 75, pl. 5, fig. 14.
Type(s): FIGURED SYNTYPE USNM_84305, Clinch R., E. Tenn.

Unio pellucidus Lea, 1845
Lea, 1845, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc. 4: 163.
Lea, 1848, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 10 [O. 4]: 70 [44], pl. 2, fig. 6.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE (MONOTYPY) ANSP_56493, [no locality available - North America].

Unio spatulatus Lea, 1845
Lea, 1845, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc. 4: 164.
Lea, 1848, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 10 [O. 4]: 80 [54], pl. 8, figs. 22.
Type(s): FIGURED SYNTYPE USNM_84982, Rock R., Wis.

Unio pernodosus Lea, 1845
Lea, 1845, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc. 4: 163.
Lea, 1848, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 10 [O. 4]: 71 [45], pl. 3, fig. 8.
Type(s): SYNTYPE USNM_84298, N.C.

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