Species List for Genus: Patiriella
Echinodermata (Phylum) > Asterozoa (Subphylum) > Asteroidea (Class) > Valvatacea (Superorder) > Valvatida (Order) > Asterinidae
(Family) > Patiriella
Other non-Molluscan Phyla (Echinodermata, Brachiopoda etc) are being added to the checklist and photo sections of the website. This is to help identify species that may be mistaken for Mollusca, but are not.
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Cushion Star, Marine, Endemic, 5 arms, sometimes 4 or 6, colour highly variable, sometimes mottled. Intertidal to sublittoral
North and South Islands, and Chatham Islands. Has spread to southern Australia and Tasmania ACFME.