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Pearl shell

Pearl shell

Australian Institute of Anatomy Pacific Island unsourced collection
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Giant clam shell

Giant clam shell

Australian Fisheries Management Authority collection
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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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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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Giant clam shell

Giant clam shell

Australian Fisheries Management Authority collection
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Nautilus shells

Nautilus shells

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Muriel Maynard collection
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Springfield - Faithfull Family 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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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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Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Muriel Maynard collection
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Tasmania, Australia
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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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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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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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Dr La Mont West collection
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Giant clam shell

Giant clam shell

Australian Fisheries Management Authority collection
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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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Muricidae Murex Brevispina

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Townsville, Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Box of sea shells

Susan and Andrew Gibson collection
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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1925
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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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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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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 Muricidae Pterynotus Triformus 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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1981
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Cymatiidae Cymatiella Leseuri

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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Marginellidae Austroginella Muscaria

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Eden, New South Wales, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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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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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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Two Muricidae Murex Acanthostephes shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Thursday (Waiben) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1971
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Five Turbinidae Senectus Squamosus shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Marginellidae Austroginella Muscaria

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Eden, New South Wales, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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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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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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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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Shell pendant, Wangkangurru people

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Lake Eyre, South Australia, Australia
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Four Cypraeidae Trivirostra Oryza shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Black Point, Coburg Peninsula, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1970
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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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Cypraeidae Cypraea Limacinafacifer

Cypraeidae Cypraea Limacinafacifer

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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North West Cape, Western Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1972
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Two Thaidinae Mancinella Mancinella 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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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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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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Melo Amphora (Volutidae)

Melo Amphora (Volutidae)

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 Aulica Flavicans from Milingimbi

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1968
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Two Terebridae Hastula Strigilata shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Port Douglas, Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Volutidae Melo Umbilicatus

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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Harpidae Harpa Harpa

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Philippines
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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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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Cymatiidae Cymatiella Gaimardi

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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Turbinidae Turbo Pulcher

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 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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Volutidae Alcithoe Arabica

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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New Zealand
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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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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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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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 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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