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Molluscs of Tasmania

Lottiidae – Lottiinae: Notoacmea alta W. R. B. Oliver, 1926 (‘tall limpet’)

Synonym(s): alta Oliver, 1926 subundulata auct. (non Angas, 1865) corrosa Oliver, 1926.

Typical shell-length 8.0 mm. Small, dark, steep-sided shell, often with heavily eroded apex. Underside with dark centre and broadly dark margin. Lives intertidally atttached to rocks and the shells of living molluscs, especially on sheltered, even muddy, shores. Native. Endemic to southeastern Australia (NSW, TAS, VIC and SA). In Tasmanian waters, this is a widespread and locally common species.

Class: Gastropoda
Subclass: Patellogastropoda
Order: Patellogastropoda
Superfamily: Lottioidea
Family: Lottiidae
Subfamily: Lottiinae
Genus: Notoacmea
Localities for Notoacmea alta
Arthur River: Sarah Anne Rocks
Bangor: Lagoon Bay
Bicheno: Cod Rock
Bicheno: Courland Bay
Bicheno: Redbill Beach
Bicheno: Waubs Beach
Binalong Bay: beach
Binalong Bay: Jeanneret Beach
Blackmans Bay
Black River Beach: northern end
Black River Beach: southern end
Bruny Island (unlocalised)
Calverts Beach & Goats Bluff
Cape Barren Island: Kenneth Point
Carlton Beach: Spectacle Island
Coles Bay: foreshore
Coles Bay: Honeymoon Bay
Conical Harbour
Connellys Bay
Cremorne: Pipe Clay Lagoon
Dunalley Bay
Eaglehawk Neck: eastern side
East Wynyard: beach
Eddystone Point (unlocalised)
Falmouth: foreshore
Flinders Island: Badger Corner
Flinders Island: Fotheringate Beach: southern end
Flinders Island: Killiecrankie: foreshore
Flinders Island: Parrys Bay: Double Corner
Frederick Henry Bay: Sloping Island
Freycinet Peninsula: Wineglass Bay
Georges Bay (unlocalised)
Greens Beach: main beach
Kettering: Oyster Cove
King Island (unlocalised)
Kingston Beach
Lauderdale: Roches Beach
Lauderdale: Seven Mile Beach
Little Coningham Beach
Lymington: Copper Alley Bay
Marrawah: Green Point
Midway Point (unlocalised)
Moulting Lagoon: Pelican Bay
New Harbour
North Bruny Island: Dennes Point
North Bruny Island: Killora Bay
North Bruny Island: Killora: Rat Bay
North Bruny Island: Nebraska Beach
North coast of Tasmania (unlocalised)
Nubeena: Roaring Beach
Orford: Spring Beach
Pirates Bay (unlocalised)
Pittwater Bluff: foreshore to W
Pitt Water (unlocalised)
Planters Beach to Fishers Point
Ralphs Bay (unlocalised)
Randalls Bay
Rocky Cape: Mary Anne Cove area
South Arm: Hope Beach: southern end
South Arm Neck: northern side
South Bruny Island: Adventure Bay: East Cove
South Bruny Island: Cloudy Bay Lagoon
South Bruny Island: Cloudy Beaches: eastern beach
South Bruny Island: Little Taylors Bay
South Bruny Island: Simpsons Bay: southern end
Southport Lagoon: southern end
Stanley: Tatlows Beach
Stanley: West Inlet
Strahan: Cape Sorell
Swansea: Spiky Beach
Tamar River: East Arm
Tamar River: Kelso: foreshore
Taroona Beach
Taroona: Dixons Beach
Taroona: Hinsby Beach
Tasmania (unlocalised)
The Gardens: Swimcart Beach
Wattle Grove: foreshore
Welcome River: mouth
West Ulverstone: foreshore
Weymouth: beach
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