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Haliotidae Haliotis Varia

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Two Strombidae Strombus Gibberulus shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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North Queensland, Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Volutidae Aulica Flavicans (juvenile)

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Croker Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1969
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Volutidae Aulica Flavicans

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Trochidae Angaria Delphina

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Western Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Volutidae Melo Amphora (juvenile)

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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Cypraeidae Cypraea Hesitata

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Eden, New South Wales, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1972
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Vasidae Vasum Turbinellum

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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North Queensland, Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Haliotidae Haliotis Ruber

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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New South Wales, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1972
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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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Haliotidae Haliotis Varia from Broome

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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Haliotidae Haliotis Asinina from Thomas Bay

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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Haliotidae Haliotis Roei

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Kangaroo Island, South Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Terebridae Terebra Areolata

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Rabaul, East New Britain Province, New Guinea, Oceania
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Cassididae Phalium Labiatum

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Ulladulla, New South Wales, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Cassididae Phalium Glabratum subspecies Augasi

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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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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Marginellidae Austroginella Muscaria

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Eden, New South Wales, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Two Cypraeidae Cypraea Errones shells from Lee Point

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Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1968
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Turbinidae Turbo Pulcher

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Western Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1977
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Eight Strombidae Strombus Ureceus Orrae shells

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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Haliotidae Haliotis Varia from Undine Reef

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Northern Queensland, Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1975
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Volutidae Cymbiolena Magnifica (juvenile)

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1972
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Volutidae Vountoconus Grossi (Rare)

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Volutidae Amoria Damoni

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Western Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1962
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Marginellidae Austroginella Muscaria

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Eden, New South Wales, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Four Turbinidae Senectus Squamosus shells

Four Turbinidae Senectus Squamosus shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Gove Peninsula, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1968
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Cymatiidae Lawpusia [sic] Pileare

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Stradbroke Island, Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Cymatiidae Cabestana Spengleri

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1972
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Two Trochidae Trochus Maculatus shells

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 Thaidinae Nassa Francolina shells

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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Conidae Conus Scabriusculus (uncommon)

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1970
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Haliotidae Haliotis Ovina

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Fiji
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1983
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Conidae Conus Geographus

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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Vasidae Tudicula Armigera (Uncommon)

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Townsville, Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Six Turritellidae Turritella Terebra shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1969
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Three Fasciolariidae Peristernia Incarnata shells (uncommon)

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 Cymatium Gutturnium

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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Tonnidae Tonna Perdix

Tonnidae Tonna Perdix

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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Six Janthinidae Janthina Globosa 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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Volutidae Amoria Grayi

Volutidae Amoria Grayi

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1965
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Terebridae species

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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Cypraeidae Cypraea Miliaris

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Cobourg Peninsula, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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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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Volutidae Aulica Flavicans

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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Two Cypraeidae Cypraea Errones shellsfrom Aerodrome Beach

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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Volutidae Aulica Flavicans (juvenile)

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Croker Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1969
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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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Volutidae Alcithoe Arabica

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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New Zealand
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Volutidae Aulica Flavicans (juvenile)

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Croker Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1969
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Volutidae Melo Amphora (juvenile)

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 Amoria Ellioti

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Port Hedland, Western Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1965
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Conidae Conus Anemone

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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South Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Cassididae Phalium Semigranosum

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Kangaroo Island, South Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1975
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Cymatiidae Cymatiella Gaimardi

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Kangaroo Island, South Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1982
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Cypraeidae Cyraea Tigris from Smith Point

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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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Volutidae Aulica Flavicans

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Croker Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Haliotidae Haliotis Roei

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Kangaroo Island, South Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Haliotidae Haliotis Squamata

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Cobourg Peninsula, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Two Thaidinae Thais Bufo shells

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Yeppoon, Queensland, Australia
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