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Two Terebridae Terebra Felina shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Great Barrier Reef, Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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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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Cymatiidae Cymatium Caudatum

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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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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Three Muricidae Pterynotus Bednalli shells (rare)

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Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Conidae Conus Arentatus

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Malaysia
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Cassididae Phalium Semigranosum

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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 Alcithoe Fusus Fusus

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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New Zealand
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Two Thaidinae Nassa Serta shells

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Papua New Guinea
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Volutidae Aulicina Sophiae

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Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1968
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Volutidae Cymbiola Vespertilio

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 Ranellidae Ranella Multinodosa shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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New Zealand
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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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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Cassididae Phalium Pyrum

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New Zealand
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1955
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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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Marginellidae Austroginella Muscaria

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Eden, New South Wales, Australia
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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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Ellobiidae Volegalea Wardiana

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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Cymatiidae Lawpusia [sic] Pileare

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Stradbroke Island, Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Conidae Conus Textile

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North Queensland, Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1973
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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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Haliotidae Haliotis Scalaris

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Western Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1970
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Terebridae Terebra Guttata

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Hawaii, United States of America
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1964
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Cypraeidae Cypraea Caputserpentis

Cypraeidae Cypraea Caputserpentis

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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Conidae Conus Quercinus

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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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Thaidinae Dicathais Baileyana (uncommon)

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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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Haliotidae Haliotis Asinina from Thomas Bay

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Western Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1984
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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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Trochidae Angaria Tyria

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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Two Muricidae Chicoreus Brunneus shells

Two Muricidae Chicoreus Brunneus 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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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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Two Conidae Conus Lividus shells

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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Three Bullariidae Bulla Punctulata shells

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Cobourg Peninsula, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1971
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Four Cypraeidae Trivirostra Oryza shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Black Point, Coburg Peninsula, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1970
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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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Cypraeidae Cypraea Comptoni

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Kangaroo Island, South Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1970
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Cassididae Cassis Fimbriata

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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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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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 Volutoconus Bednalli (Rare)

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Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Two Cypraeidae Cypraea Nucleus shells

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North Queensland, Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1975
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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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Four Conidae Conus Monachus shells

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Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1968
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Two Strombidae Strombus Gibberulus 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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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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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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Volutidae Ericusa Papillosa (uncommon)

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Eden, New South Wales, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1960
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Two Cypraeidae Cypraea Bicolor shells

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Kangaroo Island, South Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Volutidae Cymbiolena Magnifica (juvenile)

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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Cypraeidae Cypraea Caurica

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Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1970
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Muricidae Homalocantha Secunda (rare)

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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Haliotidae Haliotis Varia from Lizard Island

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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 Conidae Conus Trigonus shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Port Keats (Wadeye), Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1970
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Harpidae Harpa Davidis

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Papua New Guinea
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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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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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Terebridae species

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James Price Point, Dampier Peninsula, Western Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1969
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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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Haliotidae Haliotis Emmae

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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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Haliotidae Haliotis Cyclobates

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Kangaroo Island, South Australia, Australia
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Cypraeidae Cypraea Miliaris

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Cobourg Peninsula, Northern Territory, Australia
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