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Molluscs of Tasmania

Lottiidae – Lottiinae: Notoacmea corrodenda (May, 1920) (‘corroding limpet’)

Synonym(s): corrodenda May, 1920.

Typical shell-length 15 mm. Apex of shell usually heavily eroded. Underside white with interrupted dark margin. Lives intertidally attached to rocks, especially on exposed shores. Native. Endemic to southeastern Australia (TAS and VIC). In Tasmanian waters, this is a widespread species but seldom common.

Class: Gastropoda
Subclass: Patellogastropoda
Order: Patellogastropoda
Superfamily: Lottioidea
Family: Lottiidae
Subfamily: Lottiinae
Genus: Notoacmea
Localities for Notoacmea corrodenda
Bangor: Lagoon Bay
Bangor: Two Mile Beach
Bicheno: Cod Rock
Bicheno: Waubs Beach
Blackman Bay: Little Chinaman Bay
Blackmans Bay
Calverts Beach & Goats Bluff
Cape Barren Island: Thunder & Lightning Bay
Carlton Beach: Spectacle Island
Chain of Lagoons: Piccaninny Point
Clarke Island: Maclaines Bay
Clifton Beach (unlocalised)
Coles Bay: foreshore
Coles Bay (unlocalised)
Eaglehawk Neck: eastern side
Flinders Island: Boat Harbour Beach
Flinders Island: Lady Barron: Fisher Island
Flinders Island: Leeka: foreshore towards Twelve Hour Point
Flinders Island: Tanners Bay: Pine Scrub
Flinders Island: The Dock
Frederick Henry Bay: Sloping Island
Frederick Henry Bay (unlocalised)
Friendly Beaches
Georges Bay: Blanche Point
Hawley Beach
Kettering: Oyster Cove
King Island: Cape Wickham: foreshore to E
King Island: Currie Harbour
King Island: Naracoopa: foreshore
King Island: Pass River Bay
Lauderdale: Roches Beach
Lauderdale: Seven Mile Beach
Lime Bay: Green Head
Little Swanport: Saltworks Beach
Maria Island: Coxswain Creek: foreshore
Maria Island: Darlington Bay
Maria Island: Fossil Cliffs
Maria Island: Gulls Nest Point
Maria Island: Howells Point & Painted Cliffs
Maria Island: Return Point
Maria Island: Trigonia Corner
Marion Bay: Bream Creek foreshore
Marrawah: Mawson Bay: northern end
Mayfield Point to Little Christmas Island
New Harbour
North Bruny Island: Bull Bay
North Bruny Island: Dennes Point
North Bruny Island: Nebraska Beach
Nubeena: Roaring Beach
Orford: East Shelly Beach
Orford: Emerald Beach
Orford: Spring Beach
Pirates Bay: The Blowhole
Port Arthur: Dog Bark Beach
Port Cygnet: Cray Point
Port Davey: Breaksea Islands
Port Sorell: beach
Primrose Sands
Randalls Bay
Rocky Cape: Castle Rock Bay
Rocky Cape: Mary Anne Cove area
Seymour Beach: northern end
South Bruny Island: Adventure Bay: Cemetery Bluff
South Bruny Island: Adventure Bay: Grass Point
South Bruny Island: Alonnah Beach
South Bruny Island: Cloudy Beaches: eastern beach
Southport: Big Lagoon Beach
Southport: Roaring Beach
Taroona: Alum Cliffs
Taroona Beach
Taroona: Dixons Beach
The Gardens: Taylors Beach
Wedge Bay
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