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.
Echinocardium cordatum Pennant, 1777
|Classification:||Echinodermata (Phylum) > Echinozoa (Subphylum) > Echinoidea (Class) > Euechinoidea (Subclass) > Spatangoida (Order) > Loveniidae (Family) > Echinocardium (Genus)|
|Distribution:||Widespread 3-300 metres, around New Zealand and Australia, north and south Pacific, the Atlantic, and Mediterranean, but discontinuously. Not found in tropical seas|
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Note: Localities are approximate, and represent only some of the known localities for the species.