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Alleinacin Squires and Ritterbush 1981 (clam)

Bivalvia - Veneroidei

PaleoDB taxon number: 17318

Full reference: R. L. Squires and L. Ritterbush. 1981. A new astartid bivalve genus from the Upper Cretaceous of southern California. Journal of Paleontology 55(4):896-897

Parent taxon: Astartidae according to R. L. Squires and L. Ritterbush 1981

Sister taxa: Astartellinae, Astartinae, Astartoides, Astartopsis, Balantioselena, Digitaria, Ensio, Eriphylinae, Goodallia, Lirotarte, Lyapinella, Middalya, Nargunella, Opinae, Oxyeurax, Permartella, Pinzonellinae, Praeconia, Pressastarte, Radiastarte, Taxocardia, Terraiinae, Trigonopinae, Woodia

Subtaxa: Alleinacin sulcata

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Type: Astarte sulcata

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder