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Loveniidae

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Loveniidae is a family of heart urchins in the order Spatangoida.

Description and characteristics

These sea urchins are called "heart urchins" due to their specific shape, looking like a heart when seen from below (more or less depending on the genus). The mouth is located between the two cheeks, and the anus below the tip.

Genera

According to the World Register of Marine Species:

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Loveniidae: Brief Summary

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Loveniidae is a family of heart urchins in the order Spatangoida.

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