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L and T Hackney collection
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Gilgandra, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Thomas P. Hackney
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1918
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L and T Hackney collection
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Gilgandra, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Thomas P. Hackney
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1918
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Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Muriel Maynard collection
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Tasmania, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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L and T Hackney collection
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Gilgandra, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Thomas P. Hackney
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1918
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L and T Hackney collection
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Gilgandra, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Thomas P. Hackney
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1918
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L and T Hackney collection
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Gilgandra, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Thomas P. Hackney
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1918
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Giant clam shell

Giant clam shell

Australian Fisheries Management Authority collection
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Pearl shell

Pearl shell

Australian Institute of Anatomy Pacific Island unsourced collection
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L and T Hackney collection
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Gilgandra, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Thomas P. Hackney
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1918
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L and T Hackney collection
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Gilgandra, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Thomas P. Hackney
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1918
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Large natural gastropod shell for signalling that a turtle was caught

Large natural gastropod shell for signalling that a turtle w...

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Angurugu, Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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L and T Hackney collection
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Gilgandra, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Thomas P. Hackney
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1918
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Turban shell used by Professor Graeme Clarke

Turban shell used by Professor Graeme Clarke

Graeme Clark, University of Melbourne - Cochlear Limited collection
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L and T Hackney collection
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Gilgandra, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Thomas P. Hackney
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1918
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Giant clam shell

Giant clam shell

Australian Fisheries Management Authority collection
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L and T Hackney collection
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Gilgandra, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Thomas P. Hackney
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1918
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Dr La Mont West collection
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Nautilus shells

Nautilus shells

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Muriel Maynard collection
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Giant clam shell

Giant clam shell

Australian Fisheries Management Authority collection
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Five Conidae Conus Anemone 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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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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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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Volutidae Aulicina Sophiae

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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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 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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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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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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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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Pearl shells in wire panel

Pearl shells in wire panel

Daniel Aitken collection no. 1
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Daniel Aitken
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2001
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Conidae Conus Capitaneus

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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Turbinidae Turbo Pulcher

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Western Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1977
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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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Two Conidae Conus Rattus shells

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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Volutidae Relegamoria Molleri

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Cymatiidae Cymatiella Gaimardi

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Kangaroo Island, South Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1982
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Four Conidae Conus Monachus shells

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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Volutidae Swanisoni Motutaraensis

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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New Zealand
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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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Cymatiidae Cabestana Spengleri

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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Turbinidae Turbo Petholatus

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 Thaidinae Purpura Aperta shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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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 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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Four Turbinidae Turbo Chrysostoma shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Port Douglas, Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1973
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Four Turbinidae Senectus Squamosus shells

Four Turbinidae Senectus Squamosus shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Gove Peninsula, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1968
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Volutidae Alcithoe Hedleyi (rare)

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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New Zealand
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Two Cypraeidae Cypraea Felina shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1968
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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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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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Marginellidae Australis Australia

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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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 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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Conidae Conus Scabriusculus

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1968
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Volutidae Cymbiolacca Wisemani

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1965
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Cymatiidae Lawpusia [sic] Pileare

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Stradbroke Island, Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Two Strombidae Strombus Mutabilis shells

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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Cypraeidae Cypraea Cylindrica

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1969
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10 or 11 Spirulidae Spirula Spirula shells

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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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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Haliotidae Haliotis Scalaris

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Western Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1970
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