species: Lovenia elongata cf in Lizard Island Field Guide (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Lovenia elongata cf

©Anne Hoggett: Side view, Lovenia elongata cf at Lizard Island.

©Anne Hoggett: Lovenia elongata cf, underside of damaged specimen, at Casuarina Beach, Lizard Island.
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Echinodermata
Class Echinoidea
Order Spatangoida
Family Loveniidae
Genus Lovenia
Species Lovenia elongata cf



Distinguishing features

Distinguishing features still need to be specified.


  • Size data has not been obtained.

Depth range

  • Depth range data is not yet available.



Lovenia elongata has not been recorded from the Lizard Island area but its distribution suggests it should occur there. The photographed specimen strongly resembles those provided for this species by Mikelly (2002) and Atlas of Living Australia (accessed 4 Mar 2017).

by Anne Hoggett


Web resources


  • Miskelly, A. (2002). Sea Urchins of Australia and the Indo-Pacific 180 pp. Capricornia Publications, Sydney, Australia.