Arms typically 6, arm rays merge with disc, hexagonal. Colour uniform dark purplish crimson or reddish-brown or indigo blue, paler on the oral surface. Tube feet orange. Centre to arm tip up to 7 cm.
This species was renamed in 2003 and is similar to several other species in this genus, but is larger and has orange tube feet.
Under-surface of rocks, in the lower intertidal zone, to depth of 36 m.
Native to Australia
- DSE Advisory List : Not listed
- EPBC Act 1999 : Not listed
- IUCN Red List : Not listed