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Haliotidae Haliotis Emmae

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Kangaroo Island, South Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Two Trochidae Trochus Maculatus shells

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Cobourg Peninsula, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Two Thaidinae Nassa Francolina shells

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North Queensland, Queensland, Australia
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Two Muricidae Haustellum Tweedianum shells

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Townsville, Queensland, 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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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Cypraeidae Cypraea Vitellus

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Cobourg Peninsula, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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A pair of Mytilidae Modiolus Albicostatus

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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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Haliotidae Haliotis Varia from Broome

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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Cymatiidae Charonia Rubicunda

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 Virgo

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North Queensland, Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Cancellariidae Nevia Spirata shells from Cape Leeuwin

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Western Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Four Turbinidae Subninella Undulata shells

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Kangaroo Island, South Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Cymatiidae Distoriso Anus

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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Volutidae Alcithoe Fusus Fusus

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New Zealand
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Volutidae Zebramoria Zebra

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New South Wales, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Three Strombidae Terebellum Terebellum shells

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North Queensland, Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1975
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Haliotidae Haliotis Ruber

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New South Wales, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Two Muricidae Chicoreus Cornucervi shells

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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Cassididae Phalium Labiatum

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Ulladulla, New South Wales, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Cypraeidae Cypraea Pyriformis

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Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Volutidae Melo Amphora from Yeppoon

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Yeppoon, Queensland, Australia
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Volutidae Aulica Flavicans

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Northern Territory, Australia
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1969
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Volutidae Lyria Mitraeformis

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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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Volutidae Zebramoria Leneatiana

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Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1973
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Haliotidae Haliotis Varia from Lizard Island

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North Queensland, Queensland, Australia
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1975
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Marginellidae Austroginella Muscaria

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Eden, New South Wales, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Tonnidae Tonna Chimensis

Tonnidae Tonna Chimensis

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Western Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1963
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Haliotidae Haliotis Cyclobates

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Kangaroo Island, South Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Conidae Conus Lythoglyphus

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Biak, Schouten Islands, Papua, Indonesia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1970
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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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1970
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Black coral

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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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Strombidae Strombus Variabilis

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North Queensland, Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Cypraeidae Cypraea Reevei

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Western Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1977
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Haliotidae Haliotis Emmae

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Kangaroo Island, South Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1976
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Cypraeidae Cyraea Arabica

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Cobourg Peninsula, Northern Territory, Australia
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1969
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Haliotidae Haliotis Laevigata

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Port Lincoln, Eyre Peninsula, South Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1973
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Cymatiidae Charonia Rubicunda

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Kangaroo Island, South Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1967
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Marginellidae Austroginella Muscaria

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Eden, New South Wales, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Cassididae Casmaria Ponderosa

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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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Two Trochidae Chrysostoma Paradoxum shells

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Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1973
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Two Conidae Conus Emaciatus shells

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North Queensland, Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Volutidae Cymbiola Vespertilio

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Biak, Schouten Islands, Papua, Indonesia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Vasidae Altivasum Flindersi

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Kangaroo Island, South Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Cymatiidae Cymatium Pileare

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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Harpidae Harpa Davidis

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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Volutidae Cymbiolacca Pulchra

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Queensland, Australia
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A pair of Mytilidae Modiolus Cottoni Shells

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Kangaroo Island, South Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Cypraeidae Cypraea Angustata

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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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Conidae Conus Pulicarius

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Philippines
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Thaidinae Thais Biserialis

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Mexico
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1967
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Two Strombidae Strombus Mutabilis shells

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Western Australia, Australia
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1971
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Bursidae Bursa Granularis

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North Queensland, Queensland, Australia
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Haliotidae Haliotis Squamata

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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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Three Bullariidae Bulla Punctulata shells

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Cobourg Peninsula, Northern Territory, Australia
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1971
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Haliotidae Haliotis Varia from Darwin

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Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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1968
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Cypraeidae Cypraea Caurica

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Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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1970
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Turbinidae Turbo Necnivosus

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Port Douglas, Queensland, Australia
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1969
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Cancellariidae Nevia Spirata shells from Cape Leeuwin

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Western Australia, Australia
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1977
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Marginellidae Austroginella Muscaria

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Eden, New South Wales, Australia
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Melongenidae Volegalea Wardiana from mangroves at Shoal Bay

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Northern Territory, Australia
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