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Five-holed Keyhole Urchin Mellita quinquiesperforata


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Five-holed Keyhole Urchin
credit: Gerhard H/CCSA

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Description Mellita quinquiesperforata (Leske, 1778) is a tropical species of sand dollar, a flat, round marine animal related to sea urchins, sea stars, and other echinoderms.

Habitat Ocean or bay shallows.

Range Mid-Atlantic, Florida, New England.