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Molluscs of Tasmania
Molluscs of Tasmania

Fasciolariidae – Fasciolariinae: Australaria australasia (Perry, 1811) (‘Australian tulip-shell’)

Synonym(s): australasia Perry, 1811 coronata Lamarck, 1822 fusiformis Valenciennes in Kiener, 1843 bakeri Gatliff & Gabriel, 1912 eucla Cotton, 1952.

Typical shell-length 150 mm. Varies in outline, from narrow to broad, and in the extent to which shoulders bear nodules. Similar to a Penion, but bears columellar folds, and often retains dark periostracum. Lives intertidally and subtidally amongst rocks and seaweed. Native. Endemic to southeastern and southwestern Australia (NSW, TAS, VIC, SA and WA). In Tasmanian waters, this is a widespread and often common species.

Classification

Class: Gastropoda
Subclass: Caenogastropoda – Sorbeoconcha
Order: Hypsogastropoda – Neogastropoda
Superfamily: Buccinoidea
Family: Fasciolariidae
Subfamily: Fasciolariinae
Genus: Australaria

A-L Localities for Australaria australasia

Arthur River: Couta Rocks
Arthur River: Nelson Bay
Arthur River: Sundown Point
Badger Island
Bangor: Lagoon Bay
Bangor: Tasman Bay
Bangor: Two Mile Beach
Bangor: Watsons Bay
Beaumaris: Shelly Point
Beerbarrel Beach
Bellingham
Bicheno
Bicheno: Courland Bay
Bicheno: Diamond Island
Bicheno: Redbill Beach
Bicheno: Rice Beach
Bicheno: Waubs Beach
Binalong Bay: gulches
Blackman Bay: Little Chinaman Bay
Blackmans Bay
Black River Beach
Black River Beach: northern end
Black River Beach: southern end
Boat Harbour
Boat Harbour: beach
Boat Harbour: Western Bay
Boltons Beach
Bridport: beach
Bridport: East Sandy Point
Bridport (unlocalised)
Bruny Island: Isthmus Bay
Bruny Island: Neck Beach
Burnie: Blythe Heads & estuary
Burnie: Sulphur Creek
Cape Barren Island: Munro Bay
Cape Barren Island: Neds Point
Cape Barren Island: Thunder & Lightning Bay
Cape Barren Island (unlocalised)
Cape Portland: Home Beach
Cape Portland: Lanoma Point
Cape Portland: Lemons Beach
Cape Portland: Petal Point
Cape Portland: Roses Bay
Cape Portland (unlocalised)
Carlton Beach: Spectacle Island
Carlton: Park Beach
Chain of Lagoons: Four Mile Creek: beach
Chain of Lagoons: Piccaninny Point
Clarke Island: Black Point
Clarke Island: Black Point – beach to N
Clarke Island: Black Point – beach to S
Clarke Island: Dip Point to Black Rocks
Clarke Island: Kangaroo Bay to Seal Point
Clarke Island: Maclaines Bay
Clayton: foreshore
Clifton Beach (unlocalised)
Clifton Beach: western end
Coles Bay: Honeymoon Bay
Coles Bay: Parsons Cove
Coles Bay: Richardsons Beach
Coles Bay (unlocalised)
Coningham: foreshore
Connellys Bay
Cooee Beach
Cox Bight (unlocalised)
Cremorne: foreshore
Croppies Beach: northern end
Croppies Point
Davey River: Carvers Point
Deadmans Bay
Deephole Bay
Denison Beach: Porch Rocks
Denison Beach: rocks at southern end
Denison Beach (unlocalised)
D’Entrecasteaux Channel (unlocalised)
Derwent channel
Derwent Estuary: ACMA Asterias survey Stn 23
Derwent Estuary: ACMA Asterias survey Stn 27
Derwent Estuary (unlocalised)
Devonport: Bluff Beach
Devonport: Coles Beach
Devonport: Don Heads
Devonport: Mersey River
Devonport: Paradise Cove (unlocalised)
Devonport (unlocalised)
Dianas Beach (unlocalised)
Douglas River: beach
Dover: beach
Dover: Roaring Bay Beach
Droughty Point
Dunalley Bay
Dunalley: beach
Dunalley (unlocalised)
Eaglehawk Neck: eastern side
Earlham: foreshore
East Devonport: beach & breakwater
East Devonport: Moorland Beach
East Devonport: Moorland Point
East Devonport: Pardoe Beach
East Devonport: Pardoe Point
Eastern Frederick Henry Bay: ACMA Asterias survey Stn 16
East Kangaroo Island (unlocalised)
East Ulverstone
East Ulverstone: Buttons Beach
East Wynyard: beach
E coast of Tasmania (unlocalised)
Eddystone Point (unlocalised)
Electrona: Peggys Beach
Falmouth: foreshore
Falmouth: Mariposa Beach
Flinders Island: Arthur Bay: estuary
Flinders Island: Arthur Bay: Long Point
Flinders Island: Cameron Inlet
Flinders Island: Emita: Old Jetty Beach
Flinders Island: Fotheringate Beach: southern end
Flinders Island: Killiecrankie Bay (unlocalised)
Flinders Island: Killiecrankie: foreshore
Flinders Island: Lady Barron: Fisher Island
Flinders Island: Lady Barron: Watering Beach
Flinders Island: Leeka: foreshore towards Twelve Hour Point
Flinders Island: Lillies Bay
Flinders Island: Northeast River: mouth
Flinders Island: Palana Beach
Flinders Island: Parrys Bay: Double Corner
Flinders Island: Patriarch Beach
Flinders Island: Port Davies & Cave Beach
Flinders Island: Sawyers Bay
Flinders Island: Tanners Bay
Flinders Island: Tanners Bay: Pine Scrub
Flinders Island: The Dock
Flinders Island: Trousers Point: beach
Flinders Island (unlocalised)
Flinders Island: Whitemark Beach
Fortescue Bay
Frederick Henry Bay: Sloping Island
Freycinet Peninsula: Bryans Beach
Freycinet Peninsula: Cooks Beach
Freycinet Peninsula: Hazards Beach
Freycinet Peninsula: The Hazards
Freycinet Peninsula (unlocalised)
Freycinet Peninsula: Wineglass Bay
Gannet Point
Georges Bay: Blanche Point
Georges Bay (unlocalised)
Goat Island: foreshore of island and nearby mainland
Granville Harbour
Great Musselroe Bay
Greens Beach: main beach
Greens Beach: Nudists Beach
Hawley Beach
Hawley Beach: foreshore towards Point Sorell
Hellyer Beach
Herbies Landing
Hobart: Sandy Bay: Long Beach to Blinking Billy Point
Howden: foreshore
Hunter Island: Cave Bay
Kettering: Oyster Cove
Kettering: Trial Bay
King Island: British Admiral Beach
King Island: Cape Wickham: foreshore to E
King Island: City of Melbourne Bay
King Island: Cooper Bluff
King Island: Currie Harbour
King Island: Disappointment Bay
King Island: Ettrick Beach
King Island: Fitzmaurice Bay
King Island: Halfmoon Bay
King Island: Lavinia Beach: beach nr Lake Martha Lavinia
King Island: Little Porky Beach
King Island: Naracoopa: foreshore
King Island: Pass River Bay
King Island: S coast (unlocalised)
King Island: Sea Elephant Bay: Cowper Point
King Island: Seal Bay: Black Point
King Island: Seal Point
King Island: Stokes Point: Gulchway
King Island: Surprise Bay
King Island (unlocalised)
King Island: Yellow Rock Beach
Kingston Beach
Koonya: Newmans Beach
Koonya: Shelly Beach
Lauderdale: Ralphs Bay
Lauderdale: Roches Beach
Lauderdale: Seven Mile Beach
Leith: foreshore
Leith: Lillico Beach
Lime Bay
Lime Bay: Black Rock: beach
Lime Bay: Green Head
Little Dog Island
Little Musselroe Bay: Lyme Regis Lagoon
Little Musselroe Bay: northern end
Little Musselroe Bay: Tree Point area
Little Peggs Beach
Little Swanport: Saltworks Beach
Lobster Point
Louisa Bay
Low Head: East Beach
Low Head: Lagoon Beach
Low Head (unlocalised)
Lulworth: Tam O”Shanter Bay

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M-Z Localities for Australaria australasia

Macquarie Harbour: Kelly Basin
Margate: Dru Point & Nierinna Creek mouth
Margate foreshore
Maria Island: Bloodstone Beach
Maria Island: Bloodstone Point
Maria Island: Chinamans Bay
Maria Island: Darlington Bay
Maria Island: Encampment Cove
Maria Island: Four Mile Beach
Maria Island: Gulls Nest Point
Maria Island: Hopground Beach
Maria Island: Howells Point & Painted Cliffs
Maria Island: Point Lesueur
Maria Island: Return Point
Maria Island: Riedlé Bay: McRaes Isthmus
Maria Island: Shoal Bay: McRaes Isthmus
Maria Island: Trigonia Corner
Marion Bay: Bream Creek foreshore
Marion Bay: northern beaches
Marion Bay (unlocalised)
Marrawah (unlocalised)
Marrawah: West Point
Mayfield Beach to Mayfield Point
Mayfield Point to Little Christmas Island
Mercury Passage: ACMA Asterias survey Stn 04
Mercury Passage: ACMA Asterias survey Stn 05
Mercury Passage: ACMA Asterias survey Stn 08
Middleton: foreshore
Murdunna: Duck Creek Beach
Musselroe Point
Narawntapu: Badger Head
Narawntapu: Copper Cove
Narawntapu: Griffiths Point
Narawntapu: Little Badger Head
Narawntapu: West Head
Nine Mile Beach & Dolphin Sands
North Bruny Island: Barnes Bay
North Bruny Island: Dennes Point
North Bruny Island: Great Bay (unlocalised)
North Bruny Island: Killora Bay
North Bruny Island: Miles Beach
North Bruny Island: Nebraska Beach
North coast of Tasmania (unlocalised)
Northdown Beach
Nubeena: White Beach
Orford: East Shelly Beach
Orford: Emerald Beach
Orford: Luther Point
Orford: Millingtons Beach
Orford: Prosser River: mouth
Orford: Raspins Beach
Orford: Shelly Beach (unlocalised)
Orford (unlocalised)
Peggs Beach: eastern end
Peggs Beach (unlocalised)
Peggs Beach: western end
Penguin: Johnsons Beach
Penguin: Lonah & Lodders Point
Penguin Point
Penguin to Ulverstone: foreshore
Penguin (unlocalised)
Penguin: Watcombe Beach
Pipers Head
Pirates Bay: Fossil Island
Pirates Bay (unlocalised)
Planters Beach to Fishers Point
Point Sorell and foreshore to SW
Port Arthur: Big Possum Beach
Port Arthur: Point Puer & beach
Port Arthur: Stinking Bay
Port Cygnet: Cray Point
Port Davey: Bond Bay
Port Davey: Schooner Cove
Port Davey: Spain Bay
Port Davey (unlocalised)
Port Latta: Brickmakers Beach
Port Latta: Cowrie Point
Primrose Beach to Carlton Bluff
Primrose Point
Randalls Bay
Rheban Beach
Robbins Island: Marys Island area
Robbins Island: Ransonnet Bay
Rocky Cape: Anniversary Bay
Rocky Cape: Burgess Cove
Rocky Cape: Castle Rock Bay
Rocky Cape: Cathedral Rocks Bay
Rocky Cape: Cave Bay
Rocky Cape: foreshore N of Picnic Beach
Rocky Cape: Forwards Beach
Rocky Cape: Mary Anne Cove area
Rocky Cape: northern coves
Rocky Cape: Picnic Beach & rocks to S
Rocky Cape (unlocalised)
Saltwater River: Coal Mines beach
Scamander (unlocalised)
Scamander: Wrinklers Beach
Schouten Island: Moreys Bay
Schouten Island: Sandspit Point
Seymour Beach: northern end
Shearwater: Freers Beach
Sisters Beach
Sloping Lagoon: Lagoon Beach
Sloping Main Beach
Sloping Main: Black Jack Point
Smithton: Duck Bay: Picnic Point
Snug Beach
Somerset: foreshore
Sorell: causeway
South Arm: Fort Beach
South Arm: Hope Beach: southern end
South Arm Neck: northern side
South Bruny Island: Adventure Bay: Grass Point
South Bruny Island: Adventure Bay: northern end
South Bruny Island: Cloudy Bay Lagoon
South Bruny Island: Cloudy Beaches: eastern beach
South Bruny Island: Mickeys Bay
South Bruny Island: Sheepwash Bay
South Bruny Island: Simpsons Bay
South Bruny Island: Simpsons Point
Spring Bay
Stanley: Anthony Beach
Stanley: Cow Rock beach
Stanley: East Inlet
Stanley: foreshore
Stanley: Godfreys Beach
Stanley: Green Hills: West Inlet entrance
Stanley: Halfmoon Bay
Stanley: Perkins Bay & West Inlet
Stanley: Tatlows Beach
Stanley (unlocalised)
Stanley: West Inlet
Stumpys Bay (unlocalised)
Swansea: Coswell Beach
Swansea: Jubilee Beach
Swansea: Kelvedon Beach
Swansea: Kelvedon Beach: Shelly Point
Swansea: Kennedia Beach
Swansea: Maysons Bluff
Swansea: Meredith River: mouth
Swansea: Spiky Beach
Swansea (unlocalised)
Swanwick: foreshore
Tamar River: Clarence Point: foreshore
Tamar River: George Town (unlocalised)
Tamar River: George Town: York Cove
Tamar River: Kelso: foreshore
Tamar River: West Arm
Taroona: Alum Cliffs
Taroona Beach
Taroona: Dixons Beach
Taroona: Hinsby Beach
Tasmania (unlocalised)
Temma
The Gardens: beach
The Gardens: Coffeys Gulch
The Gardens: Cosy Corner
The Gardens: Mateys Gulch to Gardens Lagoon
The Gardens: Swimcart Beach
Three Hummock Island: Mermaid Bay
Three Hummock Island: Ranger Retreat
Three Hummock Island: Rape Bay
Three Hummock Island: Three Gullies Bay
Three Hummock Island: Three Gullies Bay area
Tinderbox Beach
Tinderbox: Fossil Cove
Tomahawk Beach
Tomahawk Island
Tunnel Bay
Turners Beach
Ulverstone (unlocalised)
Verona Sands
Waterhouse Point
West Ulverstone: foreshore
Woodbridge: Fleurtys Bay & Point
Woodbridge: foreshore & Birchs Point
Woolnorth: Davisons Bay
Woolnorth: Valley Bay
Woolnorth: Woolnorth Point
Wykeholm Point & Bay
Wynyard: Fossil Bluff
Wynyard (unlocalised)

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