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Conidae Conus Textile

Conidae Conus Textile

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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North Queensland, Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1973
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Cymatiidae Cymatium Pfeitterianum (uncommon)

Cymatiidae Cymatium Pfeitterianum (uncommon)

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Maningrida, West Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Cassididae Phalium Pyrum forma Stadiale

Cassididae Phalium Pyrum forma Stadiale

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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South Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1955
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Eight Strombidae Strombus Ureceus Orrae shells

Eight Strombidae Strombus Ureceus Orrae shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1968
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Pair of Earrings made from Terebridae species shells

Pair of Earrings made from Terebridae species shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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NineteenJanthinidae Janthina Janthina shells

NineteenJanthinidae Janthina Janthina shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Moruya, New South Wales, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Syrinx Aruanus (Melongenidae)

Syrinx Aruanus (Melongenidae)

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Cobourg Peninsula, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1969
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Muricidae Homalocantha Secunda (rare)

Muricidae Homalocantha Secunda (rare)

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Cobourg Peninsula, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1969
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Thaidinae Drupa Rubusidaeus

Thaidinae Drupa Rubusidaeus

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Biak, Schouten Islands, Papua, Indonesia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1969
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Four Conidae Conus Monachus shells

Four Conidae Conus Monachus shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1968
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Four Cypraeidae Cypraea Reticulifera shells

Four Cypraeidae Cypraea Reticulifera shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Kangaroo Island, South Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Cypraeidae Cypraea Vitellus

Cypraeidae Cypraea Vitellus

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Cobourg Peninsula, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1970
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Two Cypraeidae Cypraea Felina shells

Two Cypraeidae Cypraea Felina shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1968
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Volutidae Cymbiolacca Wisemani

Volutidae Cymbiolacca Wisemani

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1965
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Five Conidae Conus Anemone shells

Five Conidae Conus Anemone shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Kangaroo Island, South Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Volutidae Amoria Keatsiana (uncommon)

Volutidae Amoria Keatsiana (uncommon)

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1967
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Muricidae Chicoreus Rubiginosus

Muricidae Chicoreus Rubiginosus

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1969
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Cymatiidae Distoriso Anus

Cymatiidae Distoriso Anus

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Haliotidae Haliotis Varia from Vashon head

Haliotidae Haliotis Varia from Vashon head

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Cobourg Peninsula, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1969
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Cassididae Phalium Areola (juvenile)

Cassididae Phalium Areola (juvenile)

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1969
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Ficidae Ficus Subintermedia

Ficidae Ficus Subintermedia

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Two Turbinidae Bellastraea Sirius shells

Two Turbinidae Bellastraea Sirius shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Lilly Pilly, New South Wales, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1974
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Cancellariidae Nevia Spirata

Cancellariidae Nevia Spirata

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Kangaroo Island, South Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1959
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Bursidae Tutufa Bufo

Bursidae Tutufa Bufo

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Western Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1964
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Two Conidae Conus Trigonus shells

Two Conidae Conus Trigonus shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Port Keats (Wadeye), Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1970
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Volutidae Lyria Mitraeformis from Port Lincoln

Volutidae Lyria Mitraeformis from Port Lincoln

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Port Lincoln, Eyre Peninsula, South Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1971
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Volutidae Mesericusa Sowerbyi

Volutidae Mesericusa Sowerbyi

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Eden, New South Wales, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1965
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Strombidae Lambis Lambis (juvenile)

Strombidae Lambis Lambis (juvenile)

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1973
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Two Terebridae Hastula Strigilata shells with container

Two Terebridae Hastula Strigilata shells with container

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Port Douglas, Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Volutidae Zebramoria Zebra

Volutidae Zebramoria Zebra

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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New South Wales, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Eight Conidae Conus Anemone shells

Eight Conidae Conus Anemone shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Kangaroo Island, South Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1972
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Four Turbinidae Astraea Rotularia shells

Four Turbinidae Astraea Rotularia shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1969
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Black coral

Black coral

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Cobourg Peninsula, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1969
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Two Cypraeidae Cypraea Bicolor shells

Two Cypraeidae Cypraea Bicolor shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Kangaroo Island, South Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Conidae Conus Mustellinus

Conidae Conus Mustellinus

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Cobourg Peninsula, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1968
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Four Turbinidae Senectus Squamosus shells

Four Turbinidae Senectus Squamosus shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1970
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Turbinidae Euniella Gruneri

Turbinidae Euniella Gruneri

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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South Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1982
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Volutidae Amoria Damoni

Volutidae Amoria Damoni

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Western Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1962
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Two Conidae Conus Viola shells

Two Conidae Conus Viola shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Terebridae Terebra Maculata

Terebridae Terebra Maculata

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Biak, Schouten Islands, Papua, Indonesia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Volutidae Ericusa Fulgetrum Punctisligata

Volutidae Ericusa Fulgetrum Punctisligata

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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South Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1965
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Pearl shells in wire panel

Pearl shells in wire panel

Daniel Aitken collection no. 1
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Daniel Aitken
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2001
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Nautilus shells

Nautilus shells

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Muriel Maynard collection
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Strombidae Lambis Scorpius

Strombidae Lambis Scorpius

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Fiji
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Melongenidae Volegalea Wardiana from Shoal Bay

Melongenidae Volegalea Wardiana from Shoal Bay

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1967
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Five Turbinidae Senectus Squamosus shells

Five Turbinidae Senectus Squamosus shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Terebridae species and container

Terebridae species and container

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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James Price Point, Dampier Peninsula, Western Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1969
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Two Cypraeidae Cypraea Quadrimaculata shells (uncommon)

Two Cypraeidae Cypraea Quadrimaculata shells (uncommon)

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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North Western Australia, Western Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1969
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Seven Conidae Conus Anemone shells

Seven Conidae Conus Anemone shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Kangaroo Island, South Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Thaidinae Drupa Grossularia

Thaidinae Drupa Grossularia

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Port Douglas, Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1973
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Cancellariidae Sydaphera Undulata

Cancellariidae Sydaphera Undulata

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Kangaroo Island, South Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1979
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Cypraeidae Cyraea  Mauritiana

Cypraeidae Cyraea Mauritiana

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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North Queensland, Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1975
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Cypraeidae Cypraea Histrio

Cypraeidae Cypraea Histrio

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1960
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Conidae Conus Chaldaeus

Conidae Conus Chaldaeus

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1970
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Ellobiidae Volegalea Wardiana

Ellobiidae Volegalea Wardiana

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1968
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Volutidae Cymbiolacca Complexa

Volutidae Cymbiolacca Complexa

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Four Muricidae Pterynotus Eos shells (very rare)

Four Muricidae Pterynotus Eos shells (very rare)

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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New Zealand
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Cypraeidae Cyraea Moneta

Cypraeidae Cyraea Moneta

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Western Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1971
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Two Muricidae Murex sp. shells

Two Muricidae Murex sp. shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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North Island, New Zealand
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Ficidae Ficus Subintermedia

Ficidae Ficus Subintermedia

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Western Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1984
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