This is not a Mollusc. Other non-Molluscan Phyla (Echinodermata, Brachiopoda etc) have been included to help identify species that may be mistaken for Mollusca, but actually are not.
Evechinus chloroticus (Valenciennes, 1846)
|Classification:||Echinodermata (Phylum) > Echinozoa (Subphylum) > Echinoidea (Class) > Euechinoidea (Subclass) > Camarodonta (Order) > Echinometridae (Family) > Evechinus (Genus)|
|Size/Grows to:||Diameter 16-18cm|
|Distribution:||Throughout New Zealand, from low tide to around 12-14 metres|
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Note: Localities are approximate, and represent only some of the known localities for the species.