Species List for Genus: Ophiopsammus
Echinodermata (Phylum) > Asterozoa (Subphylum) > Ophiuroidea (Class) > Myophiuroidea (Subclass) > Metophiurida (Infraclass) > Ophintegrida (Superorder) > Ophiacanthida (Order) > Ophiodermatoidea (Superfamily) > Ophiodermatidae
(Family) > Ophiopsammus
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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Marine, Red/dark orange disc with banded red and white arms towards tip
Northern North Island, NZ and Kermadec Islands. Also recorded from Australia KA
Marine, Endemic, Dark crimson with distinctive small red spots over entire dorsal surface and ventral disc
Throughout NZ, from Northland to Stewart Island, from low tide ACFE.