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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 (1859), 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. 1859. [Change of name of Margaritana etowahensis to M. georgiana]. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 11: 280.

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Attributed Species Names

Margaritana georgiana Lea, 1859
Lea, 1859, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 11: 280.
(new name for Margaritana etowahensis Lea, 1858)
Type(s): TYPE USNM_86259, Etowah R., Ga.

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