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Four Strombidae Strombus Vomer Iredalei 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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Volutidae Relegamoria Molleri

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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A pair of Mytilidae Trichomya Hirsuta 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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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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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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Conidae Conus Virgo

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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North Queensland, Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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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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Conidae Conus Capitaneus

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 Exaratum

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Croker Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1968
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Two Cypraeidae Cypraea Gracilis 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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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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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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Thaidinae Morula Spinosa

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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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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Turbinidae Turbo Necnivosus

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Port Douglas, Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1969
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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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Four Turbinidae Turbo Chrysostoma shells

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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Haliotidae Haliotis Virginea

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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New Zealand
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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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 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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Haliotidae Haliotis Ovina from Turtle Island

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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Two Trochidae Trochus Niloticus 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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Cymatiidae Septa Partenopea

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Waipu, North Island, New Zealand
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1966
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Conidae Conus Quercinus

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1968
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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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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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Haliotidae Haliotis Cyclobates

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)

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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Cypraeidae Cypraea Talpa (uncommon)

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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Cassididae Phalium Pyrum forma Ericanum

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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New Zealand
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1955
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Two Thaidinae Purpura Aperta shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Hawaii, United States of America
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1980
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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 Zebramoria Leneatiana

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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Thaidinae Thais Biserialis

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Mexico
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1967
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Volutidae Amoria Maculata

Volutidae Amoria Maculata

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1964
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A pair of Mytilidae Trichomya Hirsuta 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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Marginellidae Australis Australia

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Thaidinae Thais Intermedia

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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Conidae Conus Glans

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Cassididae Casmaria Ponderosa

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Cobourg Peninsula, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1971
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Cypraeidae Cypraea Angustata

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Kangaroo Island, South Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1984
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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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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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Two Terebridae Duplicaria Evoluta shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Volutidae Aulicina Nivosa

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Western Australia, 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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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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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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1968
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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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Three Bullariidae Bulla Punctulata 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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1971
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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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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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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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A pair of Mytilidae Modiolus Albicostatus

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Lower Murray River, South Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1965
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Conidae Conus Leopardus

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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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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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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Six Turbinidae Micrastraea Aurea 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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Two Muricidae Haustellum Tweedianum shells

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

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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South Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1964
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