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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 Thaidinae Purpura Aperta shells

Two Thaidinae Purpura Aperta 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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1980
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Volutidae Aulica Flavicans from Milingimbi

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 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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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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Five Turbinidae Senectus Squamosus shells

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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Volutidae Aulicina Irvinae (uncommon)

Volutidae Aulicina Irvinae (uncommon)

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Fremantle, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Cymatiidae Cymatium Aquatile (scarce)

Cymatiidae Cymatium Aquatile (scarce)

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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Conidae Conus Marmoreus

Conidae Conus Marmoreus

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 Pyriformis

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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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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Cassididae Phalium Bisulcatum from Port Essington

Cassididae Phalium Bisulcatum from Port Essington

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Port Essington, Coburg Peninsula, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1970
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Conidae Conus Lythoglyphus

Conidae Conus Lythoglyphus

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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Three Muricidae Pterynotus Bednalli shells (rare)

Three Muricidae Pterynotus Bednalli shells (rare)

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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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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Cassididae Casmaria Ponderosa

Cassididae Casmaria Ponderosa

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1964
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Haliotidae Haliotis Varia from Darwin

Haliotidae Haliotis Varia from Darwin

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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Trochidae Angaria Delphina

Trochidae Angaria Delphina

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 Catus (scarce)

Conidae Conus Catus (scarce)

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1970
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Muricidae Murex Brevispina

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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Two Terebridae species shells from Lizard Island with container

Two Terebridae species shells from Lizard Island with contai...

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 Ericusa Fulgetrum Punctisligata

Volutidae Ericusa Fulgetrum Punctisligata

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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South Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1965
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Volutidae Aulicina Nivosa Oblita (rare red variety)

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 Notovoluta Kreuslerae (rare)

Volutidae Notovoluta Kreuslerae (rare)

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Spencer Gulf, South Australia, Australia
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Mr Rodney Fox
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1968
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Cassididae Phalium Thomsoni

Cassididae Phalium Thomsoni

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Eden, New South Wales, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1972
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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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66 Vexillidae Vexillum Jukesi shells

66 Vexillidae Vexillum Jukesi shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Croker Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1968
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Cypraeidae Cyraea Tigris from Smith Point

Cypraeidae Cyraea Tigris from Smith Point

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 Thaidinae Thais Orbita shells

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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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 Cyraea  Arabica

Cypraeidae Cyraea Arabica

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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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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Harpidae Harpa Davidis

Harpidae Harpa Davidis

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Haliotidae Haliotis Varia from Grose Island

Haliotidae Haliotis Varia from Grose Island

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 Terebridae Terebra Affinis shells

Two Terebridae Terebra Affinis shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Great Barrier Reef, Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Two Volutidae Zebramoria Leneatiana

Two Volutidae Zebramoria Leneatiana

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 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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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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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 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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Two Mytilidae Species Shells

Two Mytilidae Species Shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Cassididae Casmaria Ponderosa

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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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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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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Conidae Conus Miles

Conidae Conus Miles

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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North Queensland, Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Two Thaidinae Thais Bufo shells

Two Thaidinae Thais Bufo shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Yeppoon, Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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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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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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Conidae Conus Aulicus (uncommon)

Conidae Conus Aulicus (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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1969
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Cymatiidae Cymatium Pileare

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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Four Turbinidae Senectus Squamosus shells

Four Turbinidae Senectus Squamosus 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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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 Muricidae Hexaplex Stainforthii shells

Two Muricidae Hexaplex Stainforthii shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Eighty Mile Beach, Western Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Cassididae Phalium Pyrum

Cassididae Phalium Pyrum

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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New Zealand
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1955
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Three Mytilidae Species Shells

Three Mytilidae Species Shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1982
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Cypraeidae Cypraea Carneola

Cypraeidae Cypraea Carneola

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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North Queensland, Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1970
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Thaidinae Thais Orbita

Thaidinae Thais Orbita

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Kurnell, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1984
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Two Turbinidae Lunella Cinereus shells

Two Turbinidae Lunella Cinereus shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1977
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Volutidae Alcithoe Arabica

Volutidae Alcithoe Arabica

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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New Zealand
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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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