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Conidae Conus Pulicarius

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Philippines
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Conidae Conus Distans

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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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A pair of Mytilidae Stavelia Horrida 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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Eight Conidae Conus Klemae shells (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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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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Three Strombidae Terebellum Terebellum shells

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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Two Cypraeidae Cypraea Errones shells from Troughton Island

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Western Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1969
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Two Struthiolariidae Struthiolaria Vermis shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Waipu, North Island, New Zealand
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Syrinx Aruanus (Melongenidae) juvenile

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Cobourg Peninsula, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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A pair of 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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Two Muricidae Mancinella Mancinella shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1971
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Two Turbinidae Turbo Petholatus shells

Two Turbinidae Turbo Petholatus 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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Two Thaidinae Mancinella Mancinella shells

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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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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Two Muricidae Pterynotus Triformus 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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1981
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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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Five Bullariidae Bulla Punctulata 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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Terebridae Terebra Crenulata

Terebridae Terebra Crenulata

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Great Barrier Reef, Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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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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Volutidae Aulica Flavicans from Milingimbi

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1968
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Conidae Conus Tessulatus

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Philippines
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Two Cypraeidae Cypraea Mappa shells (uncommon)

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Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1970
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Conidae Conus Marmoreus

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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North Queensland, Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Two Muricidae Murex Acanthostephes shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Thursday (Waiben) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, 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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Cassididae Phalium Bisulcatum from Port Essington

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Port Essington, Coburg Peninsula, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1970
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A pair of Mytilidae Stavelia Horrida 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 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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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 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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Marginellidae Austroginella Muscaria

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Eden, New South Wales, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Cymatiidae Negyrina Delecta

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Kangaroo Island, South Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1981
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Cassididae Phalium Pyrum

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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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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Trochidae Angaria Delphina from Grose Island

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 Muricidae Haustellum Macgillivrayi shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1971
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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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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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Conidae Conus Vexillum

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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North Queensland, Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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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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Two Terebridae species shells from Lizard Island

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 Struthiolariidae Struthiolaria Papulosa shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Waipu, North Island, New Zealand
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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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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Thaidinae Mancinella Tuberosa

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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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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Two Turbinidae Turbo Petholatus 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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Cymatiidae Distoriso Anus

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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Volutidae Amoria Jawrachi

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Volutidae Cottonia Nodiplicata

Volutidae Cottonia Nodiplicata

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Western Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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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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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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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 Strombidae Lambis Lambis (juvenile) 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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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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Two Muricidae Hexaplex Stainforthii shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Eighty Mile Beach, Western Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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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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Conidae Conus Vexillum

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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Volutidae Amoria Tuneri

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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Two Fasciolariidae Pleuroploca Australiasia 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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1966
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Marginellidae Australis Australia

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Lady Helen Blackburn
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