The skeletal structure is very robust and the colour of the test is marked by red zigzags. The spines are bright red. Test diameter up to 3 cm.
This small, cryptic species is rarely encountered live. Most specimens from Victoria have been found along Port Phillip Bay, washed up on the beach after periods of rough weather.
To depth of 40 m.
Spines can puncture skin. Venom status unknown.
Native to Australia
- DSE Advisory List : Not listed
- EPBC Act 1999 : Not listed
- IUCN Red List : Not listed