Contributed by Andrew Smith, November 2009
|Distribution||Recent. Temperate and sub-Antarctic areas of New Zealand and southeastern Australia at depths of 350–1200 m.|
|Type||Holotype: National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research, Wellington, New Zealand NIWA 25889.|
|Classification and/or Status||A species of Caenopedina|
|Remarks||Described in admirable detail by Anderson (2009).
Anderson, O. F. 2009. The giant purple pedinid - a new species of Caenopedina (Echinodermata: Echinoidea: Pedinidae) from New Zealand and Australia. Zootaxa 2007, 43-57.