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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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1918
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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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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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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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Giant clam shell

Giant clam shell

Australian Fisheries Management Authority collection
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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Giant clam shell

Giant clam shell

Australian Fisheries Management Authority 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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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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1918
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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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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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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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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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Nautilus shells

Nautilus shells

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Muriel Maynard collection
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Pearl shell

Pearl shell

Australian Institute of Anatomy Pacific Island unsourced 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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1918
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Marginellidae Australis Australia

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Vasidae Vasum Turbinellum

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 from Broome

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 Semigranosum

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Kangaroo Island, South Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1975
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Six Conidae Conus Coronatus 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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Six Turritellidae Turritella Terebra 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

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1971
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Volutidae Aulica Flavicans

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Croker Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Bagged 'rice' shells, part of the necklace making kit

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Lola Greeno collection
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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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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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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 Alcithoe Arabica

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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New Zealand
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Conidae Conus Glans

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Volutidae Cymbiola Rutila

Volutidae Cymbiola Rutila

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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North Queensland, Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1965
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Volutidae Melo Amphora (juvenile)

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

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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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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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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Haliotidae Haliotis coccoradiata

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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New South Wales, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1975
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Volutidae Aulica Flavicans

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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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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Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Muriel Maynard collection
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Tasmania, Australia
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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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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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Trochidae Angaria Delphina

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Western Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Five Conidae Conus Singletoni shells (scarce)

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Kangaroo Island, South Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1966
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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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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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Thaidinae Drupa Grossularia

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Port Douglas, Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1973
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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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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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Four Trochidae Trochus Architectonicus 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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Volutidae Aulica Flavicans

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Croker Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Bagged 'black crows' 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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Volutidae Aulica Flavicans

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 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 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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Cymatiidae Cymatium Pileare

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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Volutidae Swanisoni Motutaraensis

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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New Zealand
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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