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Aligena Lea 1843 (aligena)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Lasaeidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 17315

Synonyms: Kelliopsis Verrill and Bush 1898 (no. 292972), Orobitella Dall 1900 (no. 81487)

Parent taxon: Lasaeidae according to E. V. Coan and P. Valentich-Scott 2012

Sister taxa: Cymatioa, Diarmaidia, Kellia, Kurtiella, Lasaea, Neaeromya, Rochefortia, Scacchia

Subtaxa: Aligena (Aligena), Aligena aequata, Aligena cokeri, Aligena elevata, Aligena pustulosa, Aligena striata, Aligena texasiana

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Type: Aligena striata

Ecology: stationary infaunal suspension feeder