Lottaropa lottah (Petterd, 1879)

Cataract Gorge snail



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Helix lottah Petterd, 1879


Conservation Status

Rediscovered in 2000



Tasmania, Australia


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Petterd, W. F. (1879). A Monograph of the Land Shells of Tasmania. Privately published, Launceston. vi + 55 pp.


Other references:

Bonham, Kevin. (2004). Discocharopa vigens (Legrand, 1871), a threatened Tasmanian charopid land snail. The Tasmanian Naturalist 126: 20-28.

MolluscaBase eds. (2021). MolluscaBase. Lottaropa lottah (Petterd, 1879). Accessed at: on 2022-03-06

Petterd, W. F., and Hedley, Charles. (1909). A revised census of the terrestrial Mollusca of Tasmania. Records of the Australian Museum 7(4): 283-304, pls. lxxxii-lxxxvii.


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