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Volutidae Ericusa Fulgetrum Punctisligata

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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Three Bullariidae Bulla Punctulata shells

Three Bullariidae Bulla Punctulata 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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1971
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Cymatiidae Lawpusia [sic] Pileare

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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Strombidae Strombus Leutiginosus

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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Two Muricidae Haustellum Macgillivrayi shells

Two Muricidae Haustellum Macgillivrayi shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1971
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Trochidae Angaria Delphina

Trochidae Angaria Delphina

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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NineteenJanthinidae Janthina Janthina shells

NineteenJanthinidae Janthina Janthina shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Moruya, New South Wales, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Haliotidae Haliotis Varia from Grose Island

Haliotidae Haliotis Varia from Grose Island

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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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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Two Thaidinae Nassa Serta shells

Two Thaidinae Nassa Serta shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Volutidae Lyria Mitraeformis

Volutidae Lyria Mitraeformis

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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Volutidae Cymbiola Vespertilio

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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Cypraeidae Cypraea Talpa (uncommon)

Cypraeidae Cypraea Talpa (uncommon)

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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Two Conidae Conus Emaciatus shells

Two Conidae Conus Emaciatus shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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North Queensland, Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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66 Vexillidae Vexillum Jukesi shells

66 Vexillidae Vexillum Jukesi shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Croker Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1968
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Cymatiidae Austrosassia Parkinsoniana

Cymatiidae Austrosassia Parkinsoniana

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Victoria, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1985
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Cypraeidae Cypraea Hesitata

Cypraeidae Cypraea Hesitata

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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Cypraeidae Cypraea Reevei

Cypraeidae Cypraea Reevei

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 Tessulatus

Conidae Conus Tessulatus

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Philippines
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Cypraeidae Cyraea  Eglantina

Cypraeidae Cyraea Eglantina

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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Volutidae Amoria Jawrachi

Volutidae Amoria Jawrachi

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Two Potamididae Pyrazus Ebeninus shells

Two Potamididae Pyrazus Ebeninus shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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New South Wales, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Vasidae Altivasum Flindersi

Vasidae Altivasum Flindersi

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)

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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Ten Bullariidae Bulla Adamsi shells

Ten Bullariidae Bulla Adamsi shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Croker Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1968
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Cypraeidae Cypraea Histrio

Cypraeidae Cypraea Histrio

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1960
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Four Potamididae Terebralia Sulcata shells

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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Syrinx Aruanus (Melongenidae) juvenile

Syrinx Aruanus (Melongenidae) juvenile

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Cobourg Peninsula, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Volutidae Amorena Undulata

Volutidae Amorena Undulata

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Kangaroo Island, South Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1969
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Four Conidae Conus Coronatus shells

Four Conidae Conus Coronatus shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Three Mytilidae Species Shells

Three Mytilidae Species Shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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South Coast, New South Wales, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1984
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Two Cypraeidae Cypraea Felina shells

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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Fasciolariidae Latirus Smaragdulus

Fasciolariidae Latirus Smaragdulus

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Two Conidae Conus Viola shells

Two Conidae Conus Viola shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Tonnidae Tonna Hawrakiensis

Tonnidae Tonna Hawrakiensis

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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North Island, New Zealand
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1961
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Eight Strombidae Strombus Ureceus Orrae shells

Eight Strombidae Strombus Ureceus Orrae shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1968
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Four Cypraeidae Cypraea Reticulifera shells

Four Cypraeidae Cypraea Reticulifera 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 Areola

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 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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Cypraeidae Cyraea  Mauritiana

Cypraeidae Cyraea Mauritiana

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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Muricidae Homalocantha Secunda (rare)

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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Cypraeidae Cypraea Vitellus

Cypraeidae Cypraea Vitellus

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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Five Conidae Conus Singletoni shells (scarce)

Five Conidae Conus Singletoni shells (scarce)

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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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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Two Conidae Conus Sugillatus shells

Two Conidae Conus Sugillatus 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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Conidae Conus Scabriusculus

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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Four Conidae Conus Monachus shells

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 Zebramoria Zebra

Volutidae Zebramoria Zebra

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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New South Wales, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Four Turbinidae Subninella Undulata shells

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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Thaidinae Thais Biserialis

Thaidinae Thais Biserialis

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Mexico
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1967
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Volutidae Cymbiolista Hunteri

Volutidae Cymbiolista Hunteri

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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New South Wales, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1960
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Seven Conidae Conus Anemone shells

Seven 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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Two Conidae Conus Vitulinus shells

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 Cymbiolacca Complexa

Volutidae Cymbiolacca Complexa

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Five Potamididae Telescopium Telescopium shells

Five Potamididae Telescopium Telescopium 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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Cassis Cornuta (Cassidae)

Cassis Cornuta (Cassidae)

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1968
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Cymatiidae Turritriton Tabulatus

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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Cassididae Casmaria Ponderosa

Cassididae Casmaria Ponderosa

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1964
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Cassididae Phalium Areola (juvenile)

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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Ficidae Ficus Subintermedia

Ficidae Ficus Subintermedia

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Volutidae Alcithoe Arabica

Volutidae Alcithoe Arabica

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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New Zealand
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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