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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 (1857), 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. 1857. [Prososed change of the names of Unio umbrosus and Unio Wheatleyi to U. umbrans and U. catawbensis, respectively]. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 9: 104.

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Attributed Species Names

Unio catawbensis Lea, 1857
Lea, 1857, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 9: 104.
Lea, 1862, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 5 [O. 8]: 54 [58], pl. 1, fig. 200.
(new name for Unio wheatleyi Lea, 1857)
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85547, Catawba R., N.C.

Unio umbrans Lea, 1857
Lea, 1857, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 9: 104.
Lea, 1858, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 4 [O. 6]: 72, pl. 13, fig. 53.
(new name for Unio umbrosus Lea, 1857)
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85121, Othcalooga Creek, Georgia.

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