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Four Trochidae Monodonta Labio shells

Four Trochidae Monodonta Labio shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Milikapiti (Snake Bay), Melville Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Ter...
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Volutidae Aulicina Nivosa Oblita (rare red variety)

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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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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Cassididae Phalium Thomsoni

Cassididae Phalium Thomsoni

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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Conidae Conus Vexillum

Conidae Conus Vexillum

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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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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Volutidae Harpulina Capponica

Volutidae Harpulina Capponica

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Sri Lanka
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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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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Thaidinae Thais Intermedia

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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Our Glorious Queen, Loyal Welcome, Royal Tour 1954

Our Glorious Queen, Loyal Welcome, Royal Tour 1954

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Pennants
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1954
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Two Cypraeidae Cypraea Errones shells from Troughton Island

Two Cypraeidae Cypraea Errones shells from Troughton Island

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Western Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1969
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Harpidae Harpa Davidis

Harpidae Harpa Davidis

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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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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1900
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Sir Colin MacKenzie

Sir Colin MacKenzie

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Oil paintings
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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William B. McInnes
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1928
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Two Cypraeidae Cypraea Nucleus shells

Two Cypraeidae Cypraea Nucleus 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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Two Turbinidae Ninella Torquata shells from Rosedale

Two Turbinidae Ninella Torquata shells from Rosedale

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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Two Strombidae Strombus Mutabilis shells

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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Volutidae Cymbiola Nobilis

Volutidae Cymbiola Nobilis

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Singapore
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Terebridae Terebra Maculata

Terebridae Terebra Maculata

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Biak, Schouten Islands, Papua, Indonesia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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A pair of Mytilidae Modiolus albicostus

A pair of Mytilidae Modiolus albicostus

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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Volutidae Mesericusa Sowerbyi

Volutidae Mesericusa Sowerbyi

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Eden, New South Wales, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1965
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Two Turbinidae Bellastraea Sirius shells

Two Turbinidae Bellastraea Sirius shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Lilly Pilly, New South Wales, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1974
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Giant clam shell

Giant clam shell

Australian Fisheries Management Authority collection
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Thaidinae Drupa Morum

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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Two Mytilidae Species Shells

Two Mytilidae Species Shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Volutidae Amoria Maculata

Volutidae Amoria Maculata

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1964
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Twelve Strombidae Strombus Campbelli shells

Twelve Strombidae Strombus Campbelli 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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Two Fasciolariidae Pleuroploca Australiasia shells

Two Fasciolariidae Pleuroploca Australiasia 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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1964
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Cymatiidae Gelagna Succincta (rare)

Cymatiidae Gelagna Succincta (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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1970
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Trochidae Angaria Tyria

Trochidae Angaria Tyria

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Broome, Western 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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Two Conidae Conus Sanguinolentus shells

Two Conidae Conus Sanguinolentus shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Eight Conidae Conus Anemone shells

Eight 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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1972
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Two Thaidinae Purpura Aperta shells

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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Cassididae Phalium Pyrum

Cassididae Phalium Pyrum

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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New Zealand
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1955
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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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Conidae Conus Distans

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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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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Strombidae Lambis Lambis

Strombidae Lambis Lambis

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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North-west Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1969
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Terebridae Terebra Chlorata

Terebridae Terebra Chlorata

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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Cassididae Phalium Pyrum forma Niveum

Cassididae Phalium Pyrum forma Niveum

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 Volutidae Zebramoria Leneatiana

Two 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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Conidae Conus Spectrum

Conidae Conus Spectrum

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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North-west Western Australia, Western Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1984
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Nautilus shells

Nautilus shells

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Muriel Maynard collection
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Five Bullariidae Bulla Punctulata shells

Five Bullariidae Bulla Punctulata 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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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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Cypraeidae Cypraea Pyriformis

Cypraeidae Cypraea Pyriformis

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 Amoria Damoni

Volutidae Amoria Damoni

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Western Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1962
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Harpidae Harpa Harpa

Harpidae Harpa Harpa

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Philippines
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Two Turbinidae Turbo Petholatus shells

Two Turbinidae Turbo Petholatus 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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Two Conidae Conus Lividus shells

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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Ten Mytilidae Perua Canaliculatus shells

Ten Mytilidae Perua Canaliculatus shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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North Island, New Zealand
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Conidae Conus Marmoreus

Conidae Conus Marmoreus

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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North Queensland, Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Three Strombidae Terebellum Terebellum shells

Three Strombidae Terebellum Terebellum 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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Cymatiidae Negyrina Delecta

Cymatiidae Negyrina Delecta

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Kangaroo Island, South Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1981
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Strombidae Lambis Millipeda

Strombidae Lambis Millipeda

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Four Turbinidae Senectus Squamosus shells

Four Turbinidae Senectus Squamosus shells

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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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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Two Conidae Conus Parvulus shells

Two Conidae Conus Parvulus shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Cairns, Queensland, 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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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1982
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