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Melongenidae Volegalea Wardiana from mangroves at Shoal Bay

Melongenidae Volegalea Wardiana from mangroves at Shoal Bay

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1967
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Volutidae Cymbiolacca Wisemani

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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Volutidae Alcithoe Hedleyi (rare)

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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Conidae Conus Vexillum

Conidae Conus Vexillum

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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North Queensland, Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Cypraeidae Cypraea Comptoni

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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Volutidae Lyria Mitraeformis from Port Lincoln

Volutidae Lyria Mitraeformis from Port Lincoln

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Port Lincoln, Eyre Peninsula, South Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1971
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Strombidae Lambis Scorpius

Strombidae Lambis Scorpius

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Fiji
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Cassididae Phalium Labiatum

Cassididae Phalium Labiatum

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Ulladulla, New South Wales, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Fourteen Turbinidae Phasianella Australis shells

Fourteen Turbinidae Phasianella Australis 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 Isabella

Cypraeidae Cypraea Isabella

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 Terebridae Terebra [Candida?] shells

Two Terebridae Terebra [Candida?] 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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Cassididae Phalium Bisulcatum

Cassididae Phalium Bisulcatum

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 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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Haliotidae Haliotis Varia

Haliotidae Haliotis Varia

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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Two Strombidae Strombus Luhuanus shells

Two Strombidae Strombus Luhuanus 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 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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Conidae Conus Geographus

Conidae Conus Geographus

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1970
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Turridae Lophiotoma Indica

Turridae Lophiotoma Indica

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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Cymatiidae Argobuccinum Vexillum

Cymatiidae Argobuccinum Vexillum

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Melongenidae Volegalea Wardiana from Maningrida

Melongenidae Volegalea Wardiana from Maningrida

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Maningrida, West Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1971
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Strombidae Lambis Scorpius

Strombidae Lambis Scorpius

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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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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Tonnidae Tonna Allium

Tonnidae Tonna Allium

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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North Western Australia, Western Australia, Australia
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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 Trochidae Chrysostoma Paradoxum shells

Two Trochidae Chrysostoma Paradoxum shells

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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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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Terebridae Terebra Areolata

Terebridae Terebra Areolata

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Rabaul, East New Britain Province, New Guinea, Oceania
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Six Fasciolariidae Fusinus Australis shells

Six Fasciolariidae Fusinus Australis 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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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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Cymatiidae Distoriso Anus

Cymatiidae Distoriso Anus

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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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 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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Cypraeidae Cypraea Angustata

Cypraeidae Cypraea Angustata

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 Fasciolariidae Peristernia Incarnata shells (uncommon)

Three Fasciolariidae Peristernia Incarnata shells (uncommon)

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 Turbinidae Ninella Torquata shells

Two Turbinidae Ninella Torquata 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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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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Cassididae Cassis Fimbriata

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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Conidae Conus Quercinus

Conidae Conus Quercinus

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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Turbinidae Phasianella Ventricosa (multiple specimens)

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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Thaidinae Drupa Rubusidaeus

Thaidinae Drupa Rubusidaeus

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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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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Cypraeidae Cypraea Cylindrica

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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Haliotidae Haliotis Asinina from Thomas Bay

Haliotidae Haliotis Asinina from Thomas Bay

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Western Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1984
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Bark painting 'Couple of Mimi Spirits' by Paddy Compass Namatbara, Croker Island, 1963

Bark painting 'Couple of Mimi Spirits' by Paddy Compass Nama...

Dr Karel Kupka collection
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Bark paintings
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Croker Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Paddy C. Namatbara
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1963
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Ficidae Ficus Subintermedia

Ficidae Ficus Subintermedia

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Western Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1984
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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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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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Six Turbinidae Micrastraea Aurea shells

Six Turbinidae Micrastraea Aurea 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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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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Conidae Conus Mustellinus

Conidae Conus Mustellinus

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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Cymatiidae Cymatium Pfeitterianum (uncommon)

Cymatiidae Cymatium Pfeitterianum (uncommon)

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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1968
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Haliotidae Haliotis Laevigata

Haliotidae Haliotis Laevigata

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Port Lincoln, Eyre Peninsula, South Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1973
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Two Cypraeidae Cypraea Bicolor shells

Two Cypraeidae Cypraea Bicolor 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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Conidae Conus Anemone

Conidae Conus Anemone

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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South Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Strombidae Strombus Variabilis

Strombidae Strombus Variabilis

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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North Queensland, Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Two Conidae Conus Trigonus shells

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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Conidae Conus Terebra

Conidae Conus Terebra

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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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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Haliotidae Haliotis Ovina from Turtle Island

Haliotidae Haliotis Ovina from Turtle Island

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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Volutidae Ericusa Fulgetrum Dictua

Volutidae Ericusa Fulgetrum Dictua

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Kangaroo Valley, New South Wales, 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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