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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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Bursidae Tutufa Bufo

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Western Australia, Australia
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Four Trochidae Trochus Pyramis shells

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Cobourg Peninsula, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Marginellidae Australis Australia

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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Cassididae Phalium Bandatum

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Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1978
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Volutidae Cymbiola Imperialis

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Philippines
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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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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Two Cypraeidae Cyraea Annulus shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Twelve Strombidae Strombus Campbelli shells

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Cobourg Peninsula, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Vasidae Tudicula Armigera (Uncommon)

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Townsville, Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Two Muricidae Murexsul Octogonus shells

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North Island, New Zealand
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Conidae Conus Pulicarius

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Philippines
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Volutidae Amoria Guttata

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Townsville, Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Two Mytilidae Species Shells

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Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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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 Aulicina Nivosa Oblita

Volutidae Aulicina Nivosa Oblita

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Western Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1971
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Bursidae Bursa Granularis

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North Queensland, Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Four Cypraeidae Trivirostra Oryza shells

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Black Point, Coburg Peninsula, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Muricidae Homalocantha Secunda (rare)

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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

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North Island, New Zealand
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Haliotidae Haliotis Ovina

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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

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Eden, New South Wales, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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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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Two Cypraeidae Cypraea Errones shells from Troughton Island

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Western Australia, Australia
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Turridae Lophiotoma Indica

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Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1967
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Conidae Conus Virgo

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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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Volutidae Amoria Keatsiana (uncommon)

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Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1967
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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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Volutidae Aulica Flavicans

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Croker Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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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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Haliotidae Haliotis Conicopora

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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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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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Haliotidae Haliotis Cyclobates

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Kangaroo Island, South Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Cassididae Phalium Bisulcatum forma Diuturnum

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Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1972
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Two Cypraeidae Cypraea Errones shellsfrom Aerodrome Beach

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Cobourg Peninsula, Northern Territory, Australia
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1970
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Six Fasciolariidae Fusinus Australis 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 Terebridae Hastula Strigilata shells

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Port Douglas, Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Volutidae Melo Aethiopicus

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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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Conidae Conus Miles

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North Queensland, Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Two Cypraeidae Cyraea Annulus shells

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Biak, Schouten Islands, Papua, Indonesia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Thaidinae Drupa Ricinus

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North Queensland, Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1973
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Cancellariidae Nevia Spirata

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Kangaroo Island, South Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1959
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Eight Strombidae Strombus Ureceus Orrae shells

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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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Conidae Conus Capitaneus

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North Queensland, Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1973
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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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Turbinidae Turbo Necnivosus

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Port Douglas, Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1969
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Four Cypraeidae Cypraea Reticulifera shells

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Kangaroo Island, South Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Cymatiidae Cymatium Pfeitterianum (uncommon)

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Port Keats (Wadeye), Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1968
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Struthiolariaiidae Tylospira Scutulata

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Twofold Bay, New South Wales, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Two Muricidae Poirieria Zelandica shells

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New Zealand
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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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Volutidae Cymbiolacca Pulchra

Volutidae Cymbiolacca Pulchra

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Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Haliotidae Haliotis Conicopora

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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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Cassididae Phalium Areola (juvenile)

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Northern Territory, Australia
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1969
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Cymatiidae Cabestana Spengleri

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Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1972
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Volutidae Aulica Flavicans from Milingimbi

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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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Volutidae Aulica Flavicans

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Northern Territory, Australia
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1969
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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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Fasciolariidae Saginafusus Pricei

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Northern Territory, Australia
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