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.
Ophiactis resiliens Lyman, 1879
|Classification:||Echinodermata (Phylum) > Asterozoa (Subphylum) > Ophiuroidea (Class) > Myophiuroidea (Subclass) > Amphilepidida (Order) > Ophiactoidea (Superfamily) > Ophiactidae (Family) > Ophiactis (Genus)|
|Distribution:||Throughout New Zealand down to about 210 metres, also in the Tasman Sea and southern Australia down to 520 metres|
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Note: Localities are approximate, and represent only some of the known localities for the species.