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Key to Geographical Ranges
The symbols K.A.C.F.M.An. are used to indicate the geographical range of the species. They have been adopted to give an approxomation of the range of each species within New Zealand.
K=
Kermadec Islands
A=
Aupourian - Kaipara Harbour, north around North Cape, encompassing the Three Kings Islands and south to East Cape
C=
Cookian - Lower North Island and the northern part of the South Island
F=
Forsterian - Otago, Fiordland and Stewart Island
M=
Moriorian - Chatham Islands, Pitt Island
An=
Antipodean - Subantarctic Islands of New Zealand
FW =
Freshwater
L =
Land
E =
Endemic
I =
Introduced
Phylum Echinodermata, Subphylum Echinozoa, Class Echinoidea
Sub Class Cidaroidea
Order Cidaroida
Eucidaris Pomel, 1883
metularia (Lamarck, 1816)
Goniocidaris (Aspidocidaris) Mortensen, 1928
corona Baker, 1968 A.C.F.M.E.
magi Pawson, 1964 A.C.E.
parasol Fell, 1958 A.C.F.M.An.E.
umbraculum Hutton, 1878 A.C.F.M.E.
Ogmocidaris Mortensen, 1921
benhami Mortensen, 1921 A.C.F.E.
Plococidaris Mortensen, 1909
verticillata (Lamarck, 1816)
Sub Class Euechinoidea
Order Camarodonta
Dermechinus Mortensen, 1942
horridus (A.Agassiz, 1879) K.A.C.F.M.An.
Evechinus Verrill, 1871 Evechinus chloroticus (Valenciennes, 1846) (=Echinus Linnaeus)
chloroticus (Valenciennes, 1846) A.C.F.M.E.
Heliocidaris L.Agassiz & Desor, 1846
tuberculata (Lamarck, 1816) K.A.
Amblypheustes L.Agassiz, 1841
elevatus (Hutton, 1872) A.
Pseudechinus Mortensen, 1903
albocinctus (Hutton, 1872) C.F.E.
flemingi Fell, 1958 C.F.M.E.
huttoni Benham, 1908 A.C.F.E.
magellanicus (Philippi, 1857) An.
novaezelandiae (Mortensen, 1921) C.F.An.E.
Tripneustes L.Agassiz, 1841
gratilla (Linnaeus, 1758) (=fasciatus Lamarck, =angulosa Leske, =variegata Leske, =inflatus Blainville, =pentagonus Lamarck, =peronii Blainville, =virgatus  Des Moulins, =australiae Tenison-Woods, =nigricans A.Agassiz K.A.
Order Clypeasteroida
Clypeaster Lamarck, 1801
australasiae (Gray, 1851) K.A.
Fellaster Durham, 1955
zelandiae (Gray, 1855) A.C.F.
Mortonia Gray, 1851
polyporus (Mortensen, 1921) K.A.E.
Jacksonaster Lambert in Lambert & Thiery, 1914
depressum (L.Agassiz, 1841) K.A.
Order Spatangoida
Brissus Gray, 1825
gigas H.B.Fell, 1947 A.E.
Paramaretia Mortensen, 1950
peloria (H.L.Clark, 1916) A.C.F.M.
Echinocardium Gray, 1825
cordatum Pennant, 1777 A.C.F.M.An.
Spatangus Gray, 1825
beryl Fell, 1963 F.E.
multispinus Mortensen, 1925 A.C.F.M.E.
Order Diadematoida
Centrostephanus Peters, 1855
rodgersii (A.Agassiz, 1864) K.A.
Diadema Gray, 1825
palmeri Baker, 1967 A.
Order Pedinoida
Caenopedina A.Agassiz, 1869
novaezelandiae Pawson, 1964 A.E.
Order Neognathostomata
Apatopygus Hawkins, 1920
recens (Milne Edwards, 1836) A.C.F.