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Giant clam shell

Giant clam shell

Australian Fisheries Management Authority collection
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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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Pearl shell

Pearl shell

Australian Institute of Anatomy Pacific Island unsourced 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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Giant clam shell

Giant clam shell

Australian Fisheries Management Authority collection
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Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Muriel Maynard collection
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Tasmania, Australia
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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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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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A pair of Mytilidae Modiolus Cottoni 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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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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Shell

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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Four Turbinidae Astraea Rotularia 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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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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A pair of 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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Cymatiidae Charonia Capax

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 Varia from Undine Reef

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Northern Queensland, Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1975
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Conidae Conus Virgo

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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Haliotidae Haliotis Ovina

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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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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Volutidae Vountoconus Grossi (Rare)

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Eight Conidae Conus Klemae shells (uncommon)

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 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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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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Cassididae Casmaria Ponderosa

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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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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Haliotidae Haliotis Iris

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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New Zealand
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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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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Dr La Mont West collection
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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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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 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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Volutidae Melo Aethiopicus

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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Bagged 'button' shells, part of the necklace making kit

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Lola Greeno collection
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Lola Greeno
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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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Two Muricidae Chicoreus Cornucervi 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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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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Marginellidae Australis Australia

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Two Turridae Lophiotoma Acuta shells

Two Turridae Lophiotoma Acuta shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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North Queensland, Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1976
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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 Ranellidae Ranella Multinodosa shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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New Zealand
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Two Thaidinae Thais Orbita shells

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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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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Cymatiidae Charonia Rubicunda

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Kangaroo Island, South Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1967
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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 Turbinidae Turbo Militaris shells

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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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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Conidae Conus Dorreensis

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Western Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Conidae Conus Omaria

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Fiji
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Volutidae Amoria Ellioti

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Port Hedland, Western Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1965
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Haliotidae Haliotis Roei

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

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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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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Volutidae Aulicina Nivosa Oblita

Volutidae Aulicina Nivosa Oblita

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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Ornamental shell

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Lake Eyre, South Australia, Australia
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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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Volutidae Cymbiolena Magnifica (juvenile)

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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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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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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