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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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Cassididae Phalium Areola

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 Ericusa Fulgetrum Dictua

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Kangaroo Valley, New South Wales, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Volutidae Aulicina Nivosa Oblita (rare red variety)

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Cape Leveque, Western Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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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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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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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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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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Terebridae Terebra Dimidiata

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Conidae Conus Catus (scarce)

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1970
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Conidae Conus Ebraeus

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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Haliotidae Haliotis coccoradiata

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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New South Wales, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1975
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Cymatiidae Cymatium Lotorium

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Cobourg Peninsula, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1979
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Conidae Conus Aulicus (uncommon)

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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Marginellidae Australis Australia

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Two Turbinidae Ninella Torquata shells from Rottnest Island

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Western Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1957
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Two Thaidinae Thais Bufo shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Yeppoon, Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Cypraeidae Cypraea Carneola

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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North Queensland, Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1970
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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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Eight Strombidae Strombus Ureceus Orrae 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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Thaidinae Drupa Morum

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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North Queensland, Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Haliotidae Haliotis Conicopora

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Kangaroo Island, South Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1965
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Haliotidae Haliotis Emmae

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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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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Bursidae Tutufa Bufo

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Western Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1964
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Strombidae Strombus Variabilis

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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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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Haliotidae Haliotis Ovina

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1971
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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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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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Volutidae Notovoluta Kreuslerae (rare)

Volutidae Notovoluta Kreuslerae (rare)

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Spencer Gulf, South Australia, Australia
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Mr Rodney Fox
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1968
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A pair of Mytilidae Species Shells from Kurnell

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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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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Two Conidae Conus Lividus shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Four Trochidae Trochus Pyramis 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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1967
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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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Volutidae Ericusa Fulgetrum Punctisligata

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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South Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1965
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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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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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Thaidinae Drupa Ricinus

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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Muricidae Murex Brevispina

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Townsville, 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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Marginellidae Australis Australia

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Cassididae Phalium Semigranosum

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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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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Two Cypraeidae Cyraea Annulus shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Biak, Schouten Islands, Papua, Indonesia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Two Thaidinae Thais Orbita shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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New South Wales, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1974
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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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Two Terebridae Hastula Strigilata shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Port Douglas, Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Two Cypraeidae Cypraea Lynx 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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Tonnidae Tonna Allium

Tonnidae Tonna Allium

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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North Western Australia, Western Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Two Cypraeidae Cypraea Errones shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1971
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Volutidae Melo Amphora

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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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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Conidae Conus Virgo

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 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 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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Volutidae Harpulina Capponica

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Sri Lanka
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Two Conidae Conus Flavidus shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Two Trochidae Chrysostoma Paradoxum 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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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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Cymatiidae Distoriso Anus

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Papua New Guinea
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Haliotidae Haliotis Emmae

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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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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