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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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Four Janthinidae Janthina Exiqua shells

Four Janthinidae Janthina Exiqua shells

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

Conidae Conus Ebraeus

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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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 Cypraeidae Cypraea Lynx shells

Two Cypraeidae Cypraea Lynx 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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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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Goanna.

Goanna.

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Croker Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Nobardbara
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1965
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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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Conidae Conus Arentatus

Conidae Conus Arentatus

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Malaysia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Turbinidae Turbo Necnivosus

Turbinidae Turbo Necnivosus

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Port Douglas, Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1969
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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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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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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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Muricidae Chicoreus Rubiginosus

Muricidae Chicoreus Rubiginosus

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 Bisulcatum forma Diuturnum

Cassididae Phalium Bisulcatum forma Diuturnum

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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Tonnidae Tonna Variegata

Tonnidae Tonna Variegata

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Western Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1963
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Conidae Conus Balteatus

Conidae Conus Balteatus

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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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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Ellobiidae Volegalea Wardiana

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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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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Volutidae Amoria Guttata

Volutidae Amoria Guttata

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Townsville, Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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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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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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Two Muricidae Chicoreus Cornucervi shells with opercula

Two Muricidae Chicoreus Cornucervi shells with opercula

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 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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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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Volutidae Cottonia Nodiplicata

Volutidae Cottonia Nodiplicata

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Western Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Cypraeidae Cypraea Miliaris

Cypraeidae Cypraea Miliaris

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Cobourg Peninsula, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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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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Terebridae species and container

Terebridae species and container

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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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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Syrinx Aruanus (Melongenidae)

Syrinx Aruanus (Melongenidae)

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 Turbinidae Astraea Stellaris shells

Four Turbinidae Astraea Stellaris shells

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 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 Aulicina Nivosa

Volutidae Aulicina Nivosa

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Western Australia, 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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Tonnidae Tonna Chimensis

Tonnidae Tonna Chimensis

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Western Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1963
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Plant fibre basket

Plant fibre basket

Enid Bowden collection
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Baskets
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Croker Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Walaginy
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1977
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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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Shell

Shell

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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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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Shell pendant, Wangkangurru  people

Shell pendant, Wangkangurru people

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Lake Eyre, South Australia, Australia
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Three Fasciolariidae Peristernia Ustulata shells.

Three Fasciolariidae Peristernia Ustulata 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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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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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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Four Turbinidae Senectus Squamosus shells

Four Turbinidae Senectus Squamosus 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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1969
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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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Volutidae Ericusa Sericata

Volutidae Ericusa Sericata

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Two Conidae Conus Viola shells (uncommon)

Two Conidae Conus Viola shells (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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1968
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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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Strombidae Lambis Lambis (juvenile)

Strombidae Lambis Lambis (juvenile)

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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Volutidae Volutoconus Bednalli (Rare)

Volutidae Volutoconus Bednalli (Rare)

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Muricidae Pterynotus Acanthopterus

Muricidae Pterynotus Acanthopterus

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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Thaidinae Mancinella Tuberosa

Thaidinae Mancinella Tuberosa

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 Cypraeidae Cyraea Annulus shells

Two Cypraeidae Cyraea Annulus 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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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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Two Cypraeidae Cypraea Errones shells from Riddell's Beach

Two Cypraeidae Cypraea Errones shells from Riddell's Beach

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 Chaldaeus

Conidae Conus Chaldaeus

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1970
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Two Conidae Conus Magus shells

Two Conidae Conus Magus shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Port Douglas, Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1970
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Pearl shell

Pearl shell

Australian Institute of Anatomy Pacific Island unsourced collection
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