Fellaster zelandiae (Gray, 1855)
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 are not.
Echinodermata (Phylum) > Echinozoa (Subphylum) > Echinoidea (Class) > Euechinoidea (Subclass) > Clypeasteroida (Order) > Clypaeasteridae
(Family) > Fellaster
(Genus) > zelandiae (Species)
Throughout the North and most of the South Island. Also the east coast of Australia including Tasmania
Sand Dollar, Marine, Live on sand or buried very shallow in sand from low tide to about 100 metres