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This species has a small disc and five arms that taper only slightly distally. The arms are subcylindrical being flattened orally. The species is characterised by the presence of thorn-like spines along on the aboral surface. These occur in one or two irregular row (depending on size) on the upper surface, with similar rows of spines along the sides of the arms. This species varies in colour from bright red to orange.

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Source: The Echinoderms of Panama

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