Species List for Genus: Stegnaster
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Echinodermata (Phylum) > Asterozoa (Subphylum) > Asteroidea (Class) > Valvatacea (Superorder) > Valvatida (Order) > Asterinidae
(Family) > Stegnaster
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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Inflated Cushion Star, Marine, Endemic, 5 arms, hightly coloured and variable, red, orange, pink, yellow, green, and sometimes mottled. Intertidal to shallow subtidal
Throughout NZ, 0-35 metres ACFE.