Specimen Shells

Aporrhaidae
Genus Species Author Locality Description Grading Size Price Add to Cart form
Aporrhais bilobatus Clement, 1875 Europe, Norway heavy shell with the two lip spines fused_ F+/F++ 35-40mm $20.00 AUD
Aporrhais pesgallinae Barnard, 1963 Africa, Guinea four fine spines_ F++/GEM under 35mm $6.00 AUD
Aporrhais pespelicani Linnaeus, 1758 Europe, Portugal spectacular shape with 4 large projections_ F++ 25-30mm $4.00 AUD
Aporrhais pespelicani Linnaeus, 1758 Europe, Portugal spectacular shape with 4 large projections_ F++ 30-40mm $6.00 AUD
Aporrhais senegalensis Gray, 1838 Africa, Senegal small, robust, large angle between posterior spines_ F++ 18-22mm $6.00 AUD
Aporrhais serresianus Michaud, 1828 Europe, Spain with five long spines_ F++ under 40mm $6.00 AUD
Aporrhais serresianus Michaud, 1828 Europe, Spain with five long spines_ F++ over 40mm $12.00 AUD
Aporrhais serresianus Michaud, 1828 Africa, West Coast four fine spines_ F++/GEM over 35mm $8.00 AUD
Architectonicidae
Genus Species Author Locality Description Grading Size Price Add to Cart form
Discotectonica acutissima Sowerby III, 1914 Japan low smooth species, almost concave on base_ F++ 30-35mm $8.00 AUD
Discotectonica acutissima Sowerby III, 1914 Marquesas Islands paler than Japanese shells, with operc F++/GEM 12-15mm $5.00 AUD
Heliacus dorsuosus Hinds, 1846 Australia, WA small very flat species, dead but good_ F/dead 5-8mm $3.00 AUD
Philippia lutea Lamarck, 1822 Australia, WA dark brown with two keel cords, dead but very good_ F+/F++ 5-10mm $3.00 AUD
Architectonica maxima Philippi, 1848 Australia, Queensland pretty shells with four spiral cords per whorl, w/o_ F++/GEM 40-60mm $3.00 AUD
Architectonica modesta Philippi, 1848 Australia, Queensland characterized by white umbilical teeth, with operc_ F++/GEM 30-50mm $6.00 AUD
Architectonica nobilis Roeding, 1798 USA, Florida typical with multiple base cords_ F++/GEM 30-40mm $4.00 AUD
Architectonica perspectiva Linnaeus, 1758 Australia, Queensland two spiral cords per whorl, with operc_ F++/GEM 30-50mm $3.00 AUD
Philippia radiata Roeding, 1798 Australia, WA shiny with variable patterns_ F++/GEM 12-15mm $3.00 AUD
Heliacus stramineus Gmelin, 1791 Australia, Queensland rounded dark brown species, w/o_ F++ 25-30mm $12.00 AUD
Heliacus stramineus Gmelin, 1791 Africa, South Africa not as tall as the Australian form_ F++/GEM 10-12mm $3.00 AUD
Heliacus trochoides Deshayes, 1839 USA, Hawaii tall cream species with deep umbilicus_ F++/GEM 12-14mm $5.00 AUD
Heliacus trochoides Deshayes, 1839 Indonesia variable patterns_ F++/GEM 10-15mm $3.00 AUD
Heliacus trochoides Deshayes, 1839 Indonesia pale form_ F++/GEM 8-10mm $3.00 AUD
Heliacus variegata Gmelin, 1791 Australia, Northwest mottled brown and white bulbous species_ F++/GEM 12-15mm $3.00 AUD
Arcidae
Genus Species Author Locality Description Grading Size Price Add to Cart form
Barbatia amygdalumtostum Roeding, 1798 Australia, WA dark brown._ F++/GEM 35-38mm $4.00 AUD
Arca avellana Lamarck, 1819 Indonesia like A. ventricosa - but wider posterior margin F++ 40-50mm $4.00 AUD
Barbatia cf virescens Reeve, 1843 Australia, WA white shells F++ 25-30mm $2.00 AUD
Barbatia cf virescens Reeve, 1843 Australia, WA not as angular as T. tortuosa_ F++ 60-80mm $3.00 AUD
Anadara crebricostata Reeve, 1844 Australia, WA large & heavy F++ 70-80mm $4.00 AUD
Anadara fultoni Sowerby,1907 Australia, WA typical with perio F++/GEM 60-70mm $4.00 AUD
Anadara granosa Linnaeus, 1758 Australia, WA white with heavy sculpture F++/GEM 30-35mm $4.00 AUD
Arca navicularis Bruguiere, 1789 Australia, WA typical F++ 70mm $4.00 AUD
Barbatia pistachia Lamarck, 1819 Australia, WA cold water species F++ 30-33mm $3.00 AUD
Barbatia plicata (Dillwyn, 1817) Australia, Perth delicate sculpture F++/GEM 25mm $5.00 AUD
Trisidos semitorta Lamarck, 1819 Australia, Queensland not as angular as T. tortuosa_ F++ 80-90mm $5.00 AUD
Trisidos tortuosa Linnaeus, 1758 Australia, WA distinctly twisted species_ F++ 70-80mm $5.00 AUD
Anadara trapezia Deshayes, 1840 Australia, S/W WA massive and inflated species_ F++ 60-70mm $4.00 AUD
Arca ventricosa Lamarck, 1819 Australia, WA typical F++ 40-60mm $3.00 AUD
Batillariidae
Genus Species Author Locality Description Grading Size Price Add to Cart form
Velacumantus australis Quoy & Gaimard, 1834 Australia, WA large for the group, w/o_ F++ 35-40mm $4.00 AUD
Zeacumantis Cerithium Quoy & Gaimard, 1833 Australia, SA interesting pale blue/grey species F++/GEM 20-25mm $3.00 AUD
Batillaria cumingii Crosse, 1862 USA, Washington State tall spired F++ 25-30mm $3.00 AUD
Zeacumantis diemensis Quoy & Gaimard, 1834 Australia, WA typical for species F++/GEM 20-22mm $0.00 AUD
Batillariella estuarina (Tate, 1893) Australia, WA long and narrow F++ 12-15mm $2.00 AUD
Zeacumantus luculentus Kiener, 1841 New Zealand always rough F+/F++ 15-20mm $3.00 AUD
Batillaria minima Gmelin, 1791 USA typical for species F++/GEM 15-20mm $2.00 AUD
Batillaria sp (Miyazaki?) Japan, Aoshima hard to get F+/F++ 15-20mm $3.00 AUD
Zeacumantis subcarinatus SowerbyII, 1855 New Zealand dark shells, variable F++ 10-12mm $2.00 AUD
Buccinidae
Genus Species Author Locality Description Grading Size Price Add to Cart form
Cominella acutinodosa Reeve, 1846 Australia, WA very angular species, grey with fine dots_ F++/GEM 20-25mm $3.00 AUD
Cominella adspersa Bruguieres, 1789 New Zealand inflated species with brown speckled pattern_ F++ 30-40mm $5.00 AUD
Engina alveolata Kiener, 1836 Indonesia spectacular black, white and orange spotted shells_ F++/GEM 12-15mm $3.00 AUD
Solenosteira anomala Reeve, 1847 Peru heavy robust cream shells with large shoulder nodules_ F++/GEM 40-45mm $6.00 AUD
Engina armillata Reeve, 1846 Australia, Queensland brown with white band & flecks_ F++/GEM 15-16mm $3.00 AUD
Buccinum bednalli Sowerby, 1895 Australia, WA pale cream with tan banding_ F++/GEM 12-15mm $3.00 AUD
Aeneator benthicola Dell, 1963 New Zealand tan/orange shells with long anterior canal w/o_ F++ 60-70mm $15.00 AUD
Penion benthicola Dell, 1956 New Zealand, South Isl. graceful shells with bright orange aperture & fine sculpture_ F++ 90-100mm $20.00 AUD
Penion benthicola Dell, 1956 New Zealand, South Isl. graceful shells with bright orange aperture & fine sculpture_ F+ 90-100mm $15.00 AUD
Hesperisternia berryi McLean, 1970 Mexico, West Coast robust species, predominantly cream/tan, w/o_ F++/GEM 45-50mm $5.00 AUD
Atillophos candei d'Orbigny, 1853 USA, Florida white or cream-colouredtall species_ F++/GEM 20-22mm $5.00 AUD
Cantharus capitaneus Berry, 1957 Mexico, West Coast heavily sculptured - with operc_ F++/GEM 40-45mm $5.00 AUD
Siphonalia cassidariaeformis (Reeve, 1843) Japan form funerea, compact form, finely lined body whorl w/o_ F++/GEM 30-40mm $5.00 AUD
Siphonalia cassidariaeformis (Reeve, 1843) Japan tan shells with sparse blotches on inflated body whorl_ F++/GEM 50-55mm $5.00 AUD
Aethocola cf chathamensis Finlay, 1928 New Zealand inflated shells with single ridge of nodules on body whorl_ F++ 60-70mm $15.00 AUD
Penion chathamensis Powell, 1938 New Zealand, South Isl. large sp like ormesi, but more inflated, no spiral lines F+/F++ 90-120mm $25.00 AUD
Tasmeuthria clarkei Tenison-Woods, 1875 Australia, SA small cream-coloured, heavily sculptured shells, w/o_ F++/GEM 15-20mm $4.00 AUD
Busycon coarctatum Sowerby, 1825 USA, Florida super shells, vertical brown strips on tan background, w/o - currently sold out F++/GEM 60-70mm $4.00 AUD
Busycon coarctatum Sowerby, 1825 USA, Florida super shells, vertical brown strips on tan background, w/o - currently sold out F++/GEM 70-100mm $6.00 AUD
Busycon coarctatum Sowerby, 1825 USA, Florida large for this species - currently sold out F++ over 100mm $8.00 AUD
Engina concinna Reeve, 1846 Australia, WA banded black and white, nicely sculptured_ F++/GEM 15-20mm $6.00 AUD
Busycon contrarium Conrad, 1840 USA, Florida sinistral, nice, mostly white, good lip & spire colour w/o F++ under 100mm $5.00 AUD
Busycon contrarium Conrad, 1840 USA, Florida sinistral, XL (10"), mostly white, good lip & spire colour w/o_ F++ over 250mm $25.00 AUD
Busycon contrarium Conrad, 1840 USA, Florida nice, sinistral, mostly white, good lip & spire colour w/o_ F++ 100-150mm $12.00 AUD
Buccinulum corneum Linnaeus, 1758 Mediterranean smooth, tapered species, predominantly cream, w/o_ F++ 40-50mm $4.00 AUD
Phos crassus (Hinds, 1843) Panama nicely banded, tall elegant shells. Large for genus._ F++/GEM 40-45mm $4.00 AUD
Engina curtisiana Smith, 1884 Australia, Broome small robust shells, predominantly tan & white_ F++/GEM 10-12mm $3.00 AUD
Caducifer decapitatus (Reeve, 1844) Marquesas Islands always with spire missing - hence the name_ F++ 10-15mm $3.00 AUD
Neptunea decemcostata (Say, 1826) USA east coast sp., heavily ridged & sculptured, w/o F++ 60-80mm $15.00 AUD
Neptunea decemcostata (Say, 1826) USA east coast sp., heavily ridged & sculptured, w/o F++ 80-100mm $20.00 AUD
Searlesia dira (Reeve, 1846) USA, Washington State heavy chocolate brown species_ F++ 35-40mm $3.00 AUD
Triumphis distorta Wood, 1828 Panama, Western extremely distorted posterior of lip_ F++ 35-40mm $8.00 AUD
Cominella eburnea (Reeve, 1846) Australia, WA variable colours & shapes, w/o_ F++/GEM 30-35mm $3.00 AUD
Cantharus elegans (Griffith & Pidgeon, 1834) Mexico dark brown with white_ F++ 40-45mm $5.00 AUD
Cantharus erythrostomus (Reeve, 1846) Australia, Broome cream/tan/brown with orange aperture, w/o_ F++/GEM 25-30mm $2.00 AUD
Japeuthria ferrea Reeve, 1847 Japan super orange shells with speckled brown spots, w/o_ F++/GEM 25-30mm $4.00 AUD
Cantharus fumosus Dillwyn, 1817 Indonesia inflated tan species with brown, interrupted banding_ F++/GEM 20-25mm $3.00 AUD
Siphonalia fusoides Reeve, 1846 Japan tan shells with extended anterior canal, w/o_ F++ 50-60mm $5.00 AUD
Cominella glandiformis Reeve, 1847 New Zealand tan / cream or grey sp._ F++ 20-25mm $3.00 AUD
Austrofusus glans Roeding, 1798 New Zealand nicely sculptured with tan & white, w/o_ F++/GEM 50-55mm $5.00 AUD
Colus gracilis Da Costa, 1778 Europe, UK tall smooth white species_ F++ 50-70mm $3.00 AUD
Pisania ignea Gmelin, 1791 Indonesia brown with darker mottled pattern_ F++/GEM 20-25mm $3.00 AUD
Engina incarnata (Deshayes, 1834) Indonesia dark brown with fine white banding_ F++/GEM 15-18mm $3.00 AUD
Aulacofusus insulapratensis Okutani & Lan, 1994 South China Sea deep water species, white with fine spiral ribs - currently sold out F/dead 40-45mm $8.00 AUD
Aulacofusus insulapratensis Okutani & Lan, 1994 South China Sea deep water species, white, fine spiral ribs, live taken - currently sold out F++ 40-45mm $12.00 AUD
Cantharus iostomus (Gray in Griffith & Pidgeon, 1834) Marquesas Islands from rare location_ F++/GEM 20-25mm $5.00 AUD
Cantharus iostomus (Gray in Griffith & Pidgeon, 1834) Indonesia tall elegant species_ F++/GEM 20-25mm $3.00 AUD
Kelletia kelleti Forbes, 1852 USA, Southern California cream species with spiral lines, w/o__ F++ 60-80mm $12.00 AUD
Engina lineata_ Reeve, 1846 Australia, Queensland white with black lines and dots_ F++/GEM 12-14mm $2.00 AUD
Cominella lineolata Lamarck, 1809 Australia, WA dark shells with dot and dash pattern, w/o_ F++/GEM 20-25mm $3.00 AUD
Aeneator loissae Rehder, 1971 Africa, East Coast white elongate species w/o_ F++ 80-90mm $15.00 AUD
Solenosteira macrospira (Berry, 1957) Mexico, West Coast white/cream shells with course spiral ribs, low nodules F++/GEM 40-50mm $5.00 AUD
Engina mactanensis Cernohorsky, 1985 Philippines bands of orange spots on white (aka_E. lanceolata) F++/GEM 8-10mm $3.00 AUD
Cominella maculosa Martyn, 1784 New Zealand large for genus, w/o_ F++ 30-40mm $5.00 AUD

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