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Cassididae Phalium Bisulcatum forma Diuturnum

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 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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Muricidae Chicoreus Torrefactus

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Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Muricidae Hexaplex Stainforthii

Muricidae Hexaplex Stainforthii

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Western Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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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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Haliotidae Haliotis Australis

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Waipu, North Island, New Zealand
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1964
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Strombidae Strombus Variabilis

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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North Queensland, Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Melongenidae Volegalea Wardiana from Elcho island

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Elcho Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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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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Two Conidae Conus Vitulinus shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Cooktown, Queensland, 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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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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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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Strombidae Strombus Aratrum

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Conidae Conus Planorbis

Conidae Conus Planorbis

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1978
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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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Volutidae Aulica Flavicans

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Croker Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Cymatiidae Turritriton Tabulatus

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Kangaroo Island, South Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1955
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Volutidae Cymbiolista Hunteri

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New South Wales, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1960
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Two Turbinidae Lunella Smaragda shells

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Waipu, North Island, New Zealand
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1964
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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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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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Bursidae Tutufa Bufo

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Western Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1964
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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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Two Cypraeidae Cypraea Errones shells from Troughton Island

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Western Australia, Australia
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1969
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Conidae Conus Chaldaeus

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Queensland, Australia
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1970
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Cassididae Casmaria Ponderosa

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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1964
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Conidae Conus Ebraeus

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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A pair of Mytilidae Species Shells from Kurnell

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Kurnell, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1984
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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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Cypraeidae Cypraea Erosa

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 Conidae Conus Coronatus shells

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Northern Territory, Australia
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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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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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1969
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Terebridae Terebra Maculata

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Biak, Schouten Islands, Papua, Indonesia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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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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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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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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Cassididae Phalium Thomsoni

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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Six Turritellidae Turritella Terebra shells

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Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1969
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Four Turbinidae Subninella Undulata 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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Strombidae Strombus Aratrum

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 Conidae Conus Nussatella shells (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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1968
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Volutidae Cymbiola Rutila

Volutidae Cymbiola Rutila

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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North Queensland, Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1965
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Two Thaidinae Purpura Aperta shells

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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 Emaciatus shells

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North Queensland, Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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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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Cassididae Phalium Bisulcatum from Port Essington

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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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Thaidinae Morula Spinosa

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Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1973
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Marginellidae Australis Australia

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Haliotidae Haliotis Australis

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Waipu, North Island, New Zealand
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1964
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Two Cypraeidae Cypraea Nucleus 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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Four Potamididae Terebralia Sulcata 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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1970
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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 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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Volutidae Aulica Flavicans

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Croker Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Two Cypraeidae Cypraea Errones shellsfrom Aerodrome Beach

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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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Strombidae Strombus Leutiginosus

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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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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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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Haliotidae Haliotis Scalaris

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Western Australia, Australia
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1970
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