NZ Mollusca
Phylum: Echinodermata

Amblypheustes elevatus (Hutton, 1872)

Amblypheustes elevatus
In a shallow rock pool, Rarawa, Far North, NZ, approx. 25mm diameter
Amblypheustes elevatus
, approx. 25mm diameter
Amblypheustes elevatus
Dorsal view, Rarawa, Far North, NZ, approx. 25mm diameter
Amblypheustes elevatus
Ventral view, Rarawa, Far North, NZ, approx. 25mm diameter
Classification: Echinodermata - Echinozoa - Echinoidea - Euechinoidea - Camarodonta - Temnopleuridae - Amblypheustes
Family: TEMNOPLEURIDAE
Size/Grows to: Diameter 70mm
Distribution: Northern North Island, NZ, 0-70 metes [A.]
Some known Localities
  • Paxton Point, Great Exhibition Bay, Far North, NZ
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    Note: Localities are approximate, and represent only some of the known localities for the species.