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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 (1856), 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. 1856. Description of a new sub-genus of Naïades. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 8: 79.

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Attributed Genus Names

Plagiodon Lea, 1856
Lea, 1856, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 8: 79.
Lea, 1857, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 3 [O. 6]: 317 [37].
(homonym of Duméril & Bibron, 1841 [Amphib.]; renamed Iheringella Pilsbry, 1893)
Type species: Plagiodon isocardioides Lea, 1857 (monotypy) = Iheringella isocardiodes

Attributed Species Names

Plagiodon isocardioides Lea, 1857
Lea, 1856, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 8: 79 [as ‘isocardiodes’].
Lea, 1857, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 3 [O. 6]: 318 [38], pl. 32, fig. 32.
(new name for Plagiodon isocardiodes Lea, 1856)
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_86326, Rio Plata, S.A.

Taxonomic Opinions

Plagiodon isocardiodes

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