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.
Stichaster australis (Verrill, 1867)
|Classification:||Echinodermata (Phylum) > Asterozoa (Subphylum) > Asteroidea (Class) > Forcipulatida (Order) > Stichasteridae (Family) > Stichaster (Genus)|
|Distribution:||Throughout NZ, Chatham and Snares Islands|
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Note: Localities are approximate, and represent only some of the known localities for the species.