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Molluscs of Tasmania

Lottiidae – Patelloidinae: Patelloida victoriana (Singleton, 1937) (‘Victorian limpet’)

Synonym(s): victoriana Singleton, 1937.

Typical shell-length 40 mm. Has an ovate or squared outline. Shell colour purple-brown, but apex often eroded, and entire shell often encrusted with white coralline algae. Worm specimens can resemble Scutellastra peronii. Lives subtidally amongst the holdfasts of seaweed, especially on exposed shores, where usually associated with bull-kelp Durvillaea potatorum. Native. Endemic to southeastern Australia (TAS, VIC and SA). In Tasmanian waters, this is a widespread and often common speciesn, though least so in the N.

Class: Gastropoda
Subclass: Patellogastropoda
Order: Patellogastropoda
Superfamily: Lottioidea
Family: Lottiidae
Subfamily: Patelloidinae
Genus: Patelloida
A- L Localities for Patelloida victoriana
Arthur River: Sarah Anne Rocks
Bangor: Lagoon Bay
Bangor: Two Mile Beach
Bathurst Channel: Schooner Cove
Beaumaris: Shelly Point
Beerbarrel Beach
Bicheno: Courland Bay
Bicheno: Diamond Island
Bicheno: Redbill Beach
Bicheno: Rice Beach
Bicheno: Waubs Beach
Binalong Bay
Binalong Bay: beach
Binalong Bay: gulches
Binalong Bay: Jeanneret Beach
Binalong Bay: Skeleton Bay
Blackman Bay: Little Chinaman Bay
Blackmans Bay
Boltons Beach
Brooks Bay: White Bluff
Bruny Island: E coast (unlocalised)
Bruny Island: Neck Beach
Bruny Island (unlocalised)
Cape Portland: Petal Point
Carlton Beach: Spectacle Island
Carlton: Park Beach
Chain of Lagoons: Four Mile Creek: beach
Chain of Lagoons: McIntyres Beach
Chain of Lagoons: Piccaninny Point
Coles Bay: Bluestone Bay
Coles Bay: Gravelly Beach & Sleepy Bay
Cox Bight (unlocalised)
Cremorne: foreshore
Deadmans Bay
Denison Beach: Porch Rocks
Denison Beach: rocks at southern end
Denison Beach (unlocalised)
Devonport: Coles Beach
Dianas Beach (unlocalised)
Dover: Roaring Bay Beach
Eaglehawk Neck: eastern side
Earlham: foreshore
East Ulverstone
Eddystone Point: Purdon Bay
Eddystone Point (unlocalised)
Falmouth: foreshore
Falmouth: Mariposa Beach
Flinders Island: Fotheringate Bay
Fortescue Bay
Frederick Henry Bay: Sloping Island
Freycinet Peninsula: Bryans Beach
Freycinet Peninsula: Hazards Beach
Freycinet Peninsula (unlocalised)
Freycinet Peninsula: Wineglass Bay
Friendly Beaches
Gannet Point
Georges Bay: Blanche Point
Georges Bay: Burns Bay
Granville Harbour
Hawley Beach: foreshore towards Point Sorell
Hibbs Lagoon
King Island: Cape Wickham: foreshore to E
King Island: City of Melbourne Bay
King Island: Disappointment Bay
King Island: Fitzmaurice Bay
King Island: Grassy
King Island: Grassy Harbour
King Island: Grassy Harbour: Sandblow Bay
King Island: Lavinia Beach: beach nr Lake Martha Lavinia
King Island: Little Porky Beach
King Island: Naracoopa: foreshore
King Island: Red Hut Point
King Island: Seal Bay: Black Point
King Island: Seal Point
King Island: Surprise Bay
King Island: Yellow Rock Beach
Lagoon River: mouth
Lauderdale: Roches Beach
Lauderdale: Seven Mile Beach
Little Musselroe Bay: northern end
Little Musselroe Bay: Tree Point area
Little Swanport: Saltworks Beach
Low Head (unlocalised)
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M-Z Localities for Patelloida victoriana
Maria Island: Darlington Bay
Maria Island: Four Mile Beach
Maria Island: Gulls Nest Point
Maria Island: Return Point
Maria Island: Trigonia Corner
Marion Bay: Bream Creek foreshore
Marion Bay: northern beaches
Marion Bay (unlocalised)
Marrawah: Green Point Beach
Marrawah (unlocalised)
Marrawah: West Point
Mayfield Beach to Mayfield Point
Mayfield Point to Little Christmas Island
Mulcahy Bay
Musselroe Point
North Bruny Island: Dennes Point
Nubeena: Roaring Beach
Orford: Emerald Beach
Orford: Spring Beach
Osmiridium Beach
Pirates Bay: Fossil Island
Pirates Bay: The Blowhole
Pirates Bay (unlocalised)
Port Arthur: Denmans Cove
Port Arthur: Point Puer & beach
Port Arthur: Safety Cove
Port Cygnet: Cray Point
Port Davey: Bond Bay
Port Davey: Whalers Cove
Prion Beach
Randalls Bay
Rheban Beach
Schouten Island: Crocketts Bay
Seymour Beach: northern end
Shearwater: Freers Beach
South Arm: Fort Beach
South Arm: Hope Beach: southern end
South Bruny Island: Adventure Bay: Cemetery Bluff
South Bruny Island: Adventure Bay: Grass Point
South Bruny Island: Cloudy Bay Lagoon
South Bruny Island: Cloudy Beaches: eastern beach
South Bruny Island: Cloudy Beaches: western beach
South Cape Rivulet: mouth
Southport Bluff: beach
Southport: Roaring Beach
Strahan: Cape Sorell
Swansea: Kelvedon Beach
Swansea: Kelvedon Beach: Shelly Point
Swansea: Lisdillon Beach
Swansea: Spiky Beach
Tamar River: Garden Island: shoal
Taroona Beach
Taroona: Dixons Beach
Tasmania (unlocalised)
The Gardens: beach
The Gardens: Coffeys Gulch
The Gardens: Cosy Corner
The Gardens: Mateys Gulch to Gardens Lagoon
The Gardens: Seatons Cove
The Gardens: Swimcart Beach
The Gardens: Taylors Beach
Three Hummock Island: Coulomb Bay
Three Hummock Island: Mermaid Bay
Three Hummock Island: Spiers Bay: Spiers Nook
Three Hummock Island: Three Gullies Bay
Tinderbox Beach
Tomahawk Island
Trial Harbour
Trial Harbour area
Tunnel Bay
Woolnorth: Davisons Bay
Woolnorth: Woolnorth Point
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