Deep-Sea Echinoderms of New Zealand
Family Clypeasteridae — Clypeaster Lamarck, 1801 — Clypeaster australasiae (Gray)
Clypeaster Lamarck, 1801
Clypeaster australasiae (Gray)
- Echinanthus australasiae Gray 1851. Proc. Zool. Soc. Lond., p. 34.
Material Examined: Three specimens, two of which possibly are from beyond the continental shelf: Station N.P.8, 40–125 fathoms, Bay of Plenty, 2 specimens; 60–100 fathoms, N.P.9, Bay of Plenty, 1 specimen.
All material so far recorded from New Zealand has been from this area (see Fell, 1949, p. 345).