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Cypraeidae Cypraea Reevei

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Western Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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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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Two Turbinidae Turbo Militaris shells

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

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

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New South Wales, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1975
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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 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 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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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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Volutidae Cymbiolacca Wisemani

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Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1965
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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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Haliotidae Haliotis Ovina from Turtle Island

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Fiji
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1983
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Cassididae Cassis Fimbriata

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Kangaroo Island, South Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1963
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Volutidae Lyria Mitraeformis from Port Lincoln

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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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Cassididae Casmaria Ponderosa

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Papua New Guinea
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1964
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Volutidae Melo Amphora (juvenile)

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Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1968
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Cymatiidae Mayena Australasiae

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Kangaroo Island, South Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1974
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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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Conidae Conus Balteatus

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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Cymatiidae Charonia Capax

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North Island, New Zealand
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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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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Cassididae Phalium Pyrum

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New Zealand
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1955
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Seven Conidae Conus Anemone shells

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Kangaroo Island, South Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Two Muricidae Mancinella Mancinella shells

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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1971
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Two Muricidae Murex Acanthostephes shells

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Thursday Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1971
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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 Cottonia Nodiplicata

Volutidae Cottonia Nodiplicata

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Western Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Haliotidae Haliotis Varia

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Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1968
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Thaidinae Mancinella Tuberosa

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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1969
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Thaidinae Dicathais Baileyana (uncommon)

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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Two Cypraeidae Cyraea Ellatrivia Merces shells

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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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Volutidae Amoria Praetexta

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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1964
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Conidae Conus Distans

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Hawaii, United States of America
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1960
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Two Cypraeidae Cypraea Errones shells

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Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1971
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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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Four Trochidae Monodonta Labio shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Snake Bay, Melville Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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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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Ten Mytilidae Perua Canaliculatus shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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North Island, New Zealand
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Five Conidae Conus Singletoni shells (scarce)

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Kangaroo Island, South Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1966
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Volutidae Ericusa Papillosa (uncommon)

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Eden, New South Wales, Australia
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1960
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Volutidae Aulica Flavicans

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Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1969
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Volutidae Cymbiola Imperialis

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Philippines
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Five Conidae Conus Anemone shells

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Kangaroo Island, South Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Turbinidae Phasianella Ventricosa (multiple specimens)

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 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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Cassididae Phalium Pyrum forma Niveum

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Kangaroo Island, South Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Cassididae Phalium Glabratum subspecies Augasi

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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Haliotidae Haliotis coccoradiata

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New South Wales, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1975
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Two Terebridae species shells from Lizard Island

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Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1973
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Haliotidae Haliotis Iris

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New Zealand
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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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Conidae Conus Leopardus

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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 Terebra

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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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Two Conidae Conus Sugillatus shells

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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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Bursidae Bursa Granularis

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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North Queensland, Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Two Struthiolariidae Struthiolaria Vermis shells

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Waipu, North Island, New Zealand
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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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Cymatiidae Austrosassia Parkinsoniana

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Victoria, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1985
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A pair of Mytilidae Modiolus Cottoni Shells

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Kangaroo Island, South Australia, Australia
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