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Molluscs of Tasmania

Lottiidae – Lottiinae: Notoacmea flammea (Quoy & Gaimard, 1834) (‘flame limpet’)

Synonym(s): flammea Quoy & Gaimard, 1834 septiformis auct. (non Quoy & Gaimard, 1834) scabrilirata Angas, 1865 subundulata Angas, 1865.

Typical shell-length 15 mm. Colour pattern and surface sculpturing varies. A common form is smooth with pale marbling on a darker background; another is rough with wavy grey striations. Underside usually white with broad dark margin. Lives intertidally attached to rocks, from sheltered to exposed shores. Native. Endemic to southeastern and southwestern Australia (NSW, TAS, VIC, SA and WA). In Tasmanian waters, this is a widespread and often common species.

Class: Gastropoda
Subclass: Patellogastropoda
Order: Patellogastropoda
Superfamily: Lottioidea
Family: Lottiidae
Subfamily: Lottiinae
Genus: Notoacmea
A-L Localities for Notoacmea flammea
Arthur River: Nelson Bay
Arthur River: Sarah Anne Rocks
Bangor: Lagoon Bay
Bathurst Harbour
Beaumaris: Shelly Point
Bicheno: Cod Rock
Bicheno: Courland Bay
Bicheno: Diamond Island
Bicheno: Redbill Beach
Bicheno: Rice Beach
Binalong Bay: gulches
Blackman Bay: Little Chinaman Bay
Blackmans Bay
Black River Beach: northern end
Black River Beach: southern end
Boat Harbour: beach
Boltons Bluff: cove to NW
Bridport: beach
Bridport: East Sandy Point
Bridport (unlocalised)
Bruny Island (unlocalised)
Burnie: Blythe Heads & estuary
Calverts Beach & Goats Bluff
Cape Barren Island: Bungs Beach
Cape Barren Island: Thunder & Lightning Bay
Cape Barren Island (unlocalised)
Cape Portland: Petal Point
Carlton Beach: Spectacle Island
Carlton: Park Beach
Chain of Lagoons: Four Mile Creek: beach
Chain of Lagoons: Piccaninny Point
Charlotte Cove
Clarke Island: Black Point
Clarke Island: Kangaroo Bay to Seal Point
Clayton: foreshore
Cockle Creek Bay
Coles Bay: foreshore
Coles Bay: Honeymoon Bay
Coles Bay: Muirs Beach
Coles Bay: Richardsons Beach
Coles Bay (unlocalised)
Conical Harbour
Coningham: foreshore
Connellys Bay
Cremorne: foreshore
Cremorne: Pipe Clay Head to Cape Deslacs
Deephole Bay
Denison Beach (unlocalised)
Devonport: Coles Beach
Devonport: Mersey River
Dodges Ferry: Red Ochre Beach
Dover: beach
Dover: Roaring Bay Beach
Dunalley Bay
Dunalley: beach
Eaglehawk Neck: eastern side
East Ulverstone
East Wynyard: beach
Eddystone Point (unlocalised)
Electrona: Peggys Beach
Falmouth: foreshore
Flinders Island: Arthur Bay: Long Point
Flinders Island: Emita: foreshore
Flinders Island: Fotheringate Beach: southern end
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: Patriarch Beach
Flinders Island: Port Davies & Cave Beach
Flinders Island: Tanners Bay: Pine Scrub
Flinders Island: The Dock
Forth River: mouth
Frederick Henry Bay: Sloping Island
Frederick Henry Bay (unlocalised)
Freycinet Peninsula: Bryans Beach
Freycinet Peninsula: Cooks Beach
Freycinet Peninsula (unlocalised)
Freycinet Peninsula: Wineglass Bay
Georges Bay: Blanche Point
Georges Bay: Burns Bay
Georges Bay: St Helens: foreshore
Georges Bay: Stieglitz: foreshore
Georges Bay (unlocalised)
Goose Island
Gordon: Three Hut Point
Granville Harbour: coast to N
Great Oyster Bay
Greens Beach: Friend Point
Greens Beach: main beach
Hawley Beach
Hawley Beach: foreshore towards Point Sorell
Herlihys Bay: coast to E
Howden: foreshore
Kettering foreshore
Kettering: Oyster Cove
King Island: British Admiral Beach
King Island: Cape Wickham: foreshore to E
King Island: Colliers Beach
King Island: Currie Harbour
King Island: Ettrick Beach
King Island: Fitzmaurice Bay
King Island: Grassy Harbour
King Island: Little Porky Beach
King Island: Naracoopa: foreshore
King Island: Pass River Bay
King Island: Porky Beach
King Island: Red Hut Point
King Island: Surprise Bay
King Island (unlocalised)
King Island: Victoria Cove
Kingston Beach
Lagoon River: mouth
Lauderdale: Ralphs Bay
Lauderdale: Roches Beach
Leith: foreshore
Leith: Lillico Beach
Lewisham (unlocalised)
Lime Bay
Lime Bay: Green Head
Little Coningham Beach
Little Musselroe Bay: Lyme Regis Lagoon
Little Musselroe Bay: northern end
Little Musselroe Bay: Tree Point area
Little Swanport: mouth
Little Swanport: Saltworks Beach
Low Head: East Beach
Low Head: Lagoon Beach
Low Head (unlocalised)
Lymington: Drip Beach
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M-Z Localities for Notoacmea flammea
Maatsuyker Island
Margate: Dru Point & Nierinna Creek mouth
Maria Island: Darlington Bay
Maria Island: Encampment Cove
Maria Island: Fossil Cliffs
Maria Island: Gulls Nest Point
Maria Island: Howells Point & Painted Cliffs
Maria Island: Return Point
Maria Island: Shoal Bay: McRaes Isthmus
Maria Island: Trigonia Corner
Marion Bay: Bream Creek foreshore
Marrawah: Green Point
Marrawah: Green Point Beach
Marrawah: West Point
Mayfield Beach to Mayfield Point
Mayfield Point to Little Christmas Island
Middleton: foreshore
Monk Bay
Moulting Lagoon: Pelican Bay
Murdunna: Duck Creek Beach
Murdunna: Sommers Beach
Musselroe Point
Narawntapu: Griffiths Point
Narawntapu: West Head
New Harbour
Ninepin Point
North Bruny Island: Barnes Bay
North Bruny Island: Cape Queen Elizabeth
North Bruny Island: Dennes Point
North Bruny Island: Ford Bay
North Bruny Island: Killora Bay
North Bruny Island: Killora: Rat Bay
North Bruny Island: Nebraska Beach
North Bruny Island: Roberts Point
North Bruny Island: Variety Bay
North coast of Tasmania (unlocalised)
Opossum Bay: The Spit & Shelly Beach
Orford: Emerald Beach
Orford: Luther Point
Orford: Millingtons Beach
Orford: Spring Beach
Orford: West Shelly Beach
Penguin to Ulverstone: foreshore
Petcheys Bay
Pipers Head
Pirates Bay: Fossil Island
Pirates Bay (unlocalised)
Pitt Water (unlocalised)
Planters Beach to Fishers Point
Port Arthur: Denmans Cove
Port Arthur: Point Puer & beach
Port Arthur: Safety Cove
Port Arthur: Stewarts Bay
Port Arthur (unlocalised)
Port Cygnet
Port Cygnet: Cray Point
Port Cygnet: Sandrock Bay
Port Davey: Bramble Cove
Port Davey (unlocalised)
Port Davey: Whalers Cove
Port Latta: Cowrie Point
Port Latta: Crayfish Creek
Port Sorell (unlocalised)
Premaydena: Impression Bay
Primrose Beach to Carlton Bluff
Primrose Sands
Randalls Bay
Rheban Beach
Robbins Island: Marys Island area
Rocky Boat Inlet
Rocky Cape: Burgess Cove
Saltwater River: Coal Mines beach
Sandy Bay: Nutgrove Beach
Schouten Island: Moreys Bay
Schouten Island: Sandspit Point
Ship Stern Bluff
Sloping Lagoon: Lagoon Beach
Sloping Main: Black Jack Point
Sorell: causeway
Sorell: Orielton Lagoon
South Arm: Fort Beach
South Arm Neck: northern side
South Bruny Island: Adventure Bay: Cemetery Bluff
South Bruny Island: Adventure Bay: East Cove
South Bruny Island: Adventure Bay: Grass Point
South Bruny Island: Alonnah: Sunset Bay
South Bruny Island: Butlers Beach
South Bruny Island: Cloudy Beaches: eastern beach
South Bruny Island: Cloudy Beaches: western beach
South Bruny Island: Little Taylors Bay
South Bruny Island: Lunawanna: Daniels Bay
South Bruny Island: Neck Beach: Blighs Rocks
South Bruny Island: Simpsons Bay
South Cape Bay: Lion Rock: beach to SE
South Cape Bay (unlocalised)
South Cape Rivulet: mouth
Southport: Big Lagoon Beach
Southport Bluff: beach
Southport: Roaring Beach
Stanley: foreshore
Stanley: Godfreys Beach
Stanley: Halfmoon Bay
Stanley (unlocalised)
Swansea: Coswell Beach
Swansea: Jubilee Beach
Swansea: Kelvedon Beach
Swansea: Kelvedon Beach: Shelly Point
Swanwick: foreshore
Tamar River: Batman Bridge
Tamar River: Beauty Point: Inspection Head area
Tamar River: Bell Bay: Deceitful Cove
Tamar River: Bell Bay: Middle Island
Tamar River: Bell Bay: power-station jetty
Tamar River: Bell Bay: Sawyers Point
Tamar River: Clarence Point: foreshore
Tamar River: East Arm
Tamar River: George Town: She Oak Point area
Tamar River: George Town: York Cove
Tamar River: Ilfraville: Redbill Point
Tamar River: Ilfraville: Sandy Beach
Tamar River: Kelso: foreshore
Tamar River: Long Reach
Tamar River: Middle Arm
Tamar River: Middle Arm: Shag Head
Tamar River: Rowella: Willmores Bluff
Tamar River: West Arm
Taroona: Alum Cliffs
Taroona Beach
Taroona: Dixons Beach
Taroona: Hinsby Beach
Tasmania (unlocalised)
The Gardens: Coffeys Gulch
The Gardens: Swimcart Beach
Tinderbox Beach
Tomahawk Island
Triabunna: Plain Place Beach
Trial Harbour
Tunnel Bay
Ulverstone (unlocalised)
Verona Sands
West Ulverstone: foreshore
Woodbridge: Birchs Bay & Yellow Point
Woodbridge: Flowerpot
Woodbridge: foreshore & Birchs Point
Wynyard: Fossil Bluff
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