Australian Seashells P/L - 5 Ealing Mews, Kingsley WA 6026, Australia. web: www.australianseashells.com.au, e-mail: shells@seashells.net.au
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Family Species Author Locality Description Grading Price
Cominella acutinodosa Reeve, 1846 Australia, WA  20-25mm, very angular species, grey with fine dots  F++/GEM  3.00
Cominella adspersa Bruguieres, 1789 New Zealand  30-40mm, inflated species with brown speckled pattern  F++  5.00
Engina alveolata Kiener, 1836 Indonesia  12-15mm, spectacular black, white and orange spotted shells  F++/GEM   3.00
Solenosteira anomala Reeve, 1847 Peru  40-45mm, heavy robust cream shells with large shoulder nodules  F++/GEM  6.00
Engina armillata Reeve, 1846 Australia, QLD  15-16mm, brown with white band & flecks  F++/GEM   3.00
Buccinum bednalli Sowerby, 1895 Australia, WA  12-15mm, pale cream with tan banding  F++/GEM   3.00
Aeneator benthicola Dell, 1963 New Zealand  60-70m, tan/orange shells with long anterior canal w/o  F++   15.00
Penion benthicola Dell, 1956 South Island, NZ 90-100mm, graceful shells with bright orange aperture & fine sculpture  F++  20.00
Penion benthicola Dell, 1956 South Island, NZ 90-100mm, graceful shells with bright orange aperture & fine sculpture  F+   15.00
Hesperisternia berryi McLean, 1970 Mexico, West Coast  45-50mm, robust species, predominantly cream/tan, w/o  F++/GEM   5.00
Atillophos candei d'Orbigny, 1853 USA, Florida  20-22mm, white or cream-colouredtall species  F++/GEM  5.00
Siphonalia cassidariaeformis  (Reeve, 1843) Japan  50-55mm, tan shells with sparse blotches on inflated body whorl  F++/GEM  5.00
Siphonalia cassidariaeformis  (Reeve, 1843) Japan  30-40mm, form funerea, compact form, fine brown lined body whorl w/o  F++/GEM  5.00
Aethocola cf. chathamensis Finlay, 1928 New Zealand  60-70mm, inflated shells with single ridge of nodules on body whorl  F++   15.00
Penion chathamensis  Powell, 1938 South Island, NZ  90-120mm, large sp like ormesi, but more inflated & without spiral lines F+/F++   25.00
Cantharus capitaneus Berry, 1957 Mexico, West Coast  40-45mm, heavily sculptured - with operc  F++/GEM  5.00
Tasmeuthria clarkei Tenison-Woods, 1875 Australia, SA  15-20mm, small cream-coloured, heavily sculptured shells, w/o  F++/GEM  4.00
Busycon coarctatum Sowerby, 1825 USA, Florida 60-70mm,super shells with vertical brown strips on tan background, w/o  F++/GEM  sold out
Busycon coarctatum Sowerby, 1825 USA, Florida  70-100mm, super shells with vertical brown strips on tan background, w/o  F++/GEM sold out
Busycon coarctatum Sowerby, 1825 USA, Florida  over 100mm, large for this species  F++  sold out
Engina concinna Reeve, 1846 Australia, WA  15-20mm, banded black and white, nicely sculptured  F++/GEM  6.00
Busycon contrarium  Conrad, 1840 USA, Florida  over 250mm (10"), XL, sinistral, mostly white, good lip & spire colour w/o  F++   25.00
Busycon contrarium  Conrad, 1840 USA, Florida  100-150mm, nice, sinistral, mostly white, good lip & spire colour w/o  F++   12.00
Busycon contrarium  Conrad, 1840 USA, Florida  under 100mm, sinistral, nice, mostly white, good lip & spire colour w/o F++   5.00
Buccinulum corneum Linnaeus, 1758 Mediterranean  40-50mm, smooth, tapered species, predominantly cream, w/o  F++  4.00
Phos crassus (Hinds, 1843) Panama  40-45mm, nicely banded, tall elegant shells. Large for genus.  F++/GEM  4.00
Engina curtisiana Smith, 1884 Australia, Broome  10-12mm, small robust shells, predominantly tan & white  F++/GEM   3.00
Caducifer decapitatus (Reeve, 1844) Marquesas Islands  10-15mm, always with spire missing - hence the name  F++   3.00
Neptunea decemcostata (Say, 1826) USA 60-80mm, east coast sp., heavily ridged & sculptured, w/o F++  15.00
Neptunea decemcostata (Say, 1826) USA 80-100mm, east coast sp., heavily ridged & sculptured, w/o F++  20.00
Searlesia dira (Reeve, 1846) Washington State, USA  35-40mm, heavy chocolate brown species  F++   3.00
Triumphis distorta Wood, 1828 Panama, West  35-40mm, extremely distorted posterior of lip  F++  8.00
Cominella eburnea (Reeve, 1846) Australia, WA  30-35mm, variable colours & shapes, w/o  F++/GEM   3.00
Cantharus elegans (Griffith & Pidgeon, 1834) Mexico  40-45mm, dark brown with white  F++  5.00
Cantharus erythrostomus (Reeve, 1846) Australia, Broome  25-30mm, cream/tan/brown with orange aperture, w/o  F++/GEM   2.00
Japeuthria ferrea Reeve, 1847 Japan  25-30mm, super orange shells with speckled brown spots, w/o  F++/GEM   4.00
Cantharus fumosus Dillwyn, 1817 Indonesia  20-25mm, inflated tan species with brown, interrupted banding  F++/GEM   3.00
Siphonalia fusoides Reeve, 1846 Japan  50-60mm, tan shells with extended anterior canal, w/o  F++    5.00
Austrofusus glans Roeding, 1798 New Zealand  50-55mm, nicely sculptured with tan & white, w/o  F++/GEM  5.00
Colus gracilis Da Costa, 1778 Great Britain  50-70mm, tall smooth white species  F++   3.00
Cominella glandiformis Reeve, 1847 New Zealand  20-25mm, tan / cream or grey sp.  F++  3.00
Pisania ignea Gmelin, 1791 Indonesia  20-25mm, brown with darker mottled pattern  F++/GEM   3.00
Engina incarnata (Deshayes, 1834) Indonesia  15-18mm, dark brown with fine white banding  F++/GEM   3.00
Aulacofusus insulapratensis Okutani & Lan, 1994 South China Sea  40-45mm, deep water species, white with fine spiral ribs   dead   8.00
Aulacofusus insulapratensis Okutani & Lan, 1994 South China Sea  40-45mm, deep water species, white, fine spiral ribs, live taken  F++   12.00
Cantharus iostomus (Gray in Griffith & Pidgeon, 1834) Indonesia  20-25mm, tall elegant species  F++/GEM   3.00
Cantharus iostomus (Gray in Griffith & Pidgeon, 1834) Marquesas Islands 20-25mm, from rare location  F++/GEM  5.00
Kelletia kelleti Forbes, 1852 Southern California  60-80mm, cream species with spiral lines, w/o   F++  12.00
Engina lineata  Reeve, 1846 Australia, QLD 12-14mm, white with black lines and dots  F++/GEM   2.00
Aeneator loissae Rehder, 1971 Chile  80-90mm, white elongate species w/o  F++   15.00
Cominella lineolata Lamarck, 1809 Australia, WA  20-25mm, dark shells with dot and dash pattern, w/o  F++/GEM   3.00
Solenosteira macrospira (Berry, 1957) Mexico, West Coast  40-50mm, white/cream shells with course spiral ribs, low nodules F++/GEM   5.00
Engina mactanensis Cernohorsky, 1985 Philippines  8-10mm, bands of orange spots on white (aka E. lanceolata) F++/GEM   3.00
Cominella maculosa Martyn, 1784 New Zealand  30-40mm, large for genus, w/o  F++   5.00
Penion mandarinus Duclos, 1831 Australia, SA  over 100mm, brown mottled with spiral bands, super shells  F++   10.00
Penion mandarinus Duclos, 1831 Australia, SA  50-60mm, form oligostira, tall nicely sculptured species   F++   6.00
Penion mandarinus Duclos, 1831 Australia, SA  over 100mm, form whitei, tall, nicely sculptured, cream / white  F++   10.00
Penion maximus Tryon, 1881 Australia, SA  up to 100mm, with nodules on shoulder  F++   6.00
Penion maximus Tryon, 1881 Australia, SA  under 175mm, with nodules on shoulder  F+/F++   12.00
Penion maximus Tryon, 1881 Australia, SA  over 175mm, with nodules on shoulder  F+/F++   25.00
Cantharus melanostoma Sowerby, 1825 India  45-50mm, mottled brown with dark brown on columella  F++   5.00
Engina mendicaria Linnaeus, 1758 Indonesia  15-18mm, black with yellow spiral bands and purple aperture  F++   3.00
Solenosteira mendozana (Berry, 1959) West Mexico  60-100mm, angular, cream species some with perio  F++   6.00
Benthindsia miriamae Dell, 1967 South Island, NZ 50-70mm, a rare deep water species, dead but representative  Dead    15.00
Solenosteira mendozana Berry, 1959 Mexico  40-50mm, typical for this species, w/o  F++   5.00
Phos naucratoros  Watson, 1882 Australia, QLD  20-25mm, typical for species  F++/GEM   4.00
Northia northiae Griffith & Pidgeon, 1834 Panama  50-60mm, typical, w/o  F++   6.00
Penion ormesi Powell, 1927 South Island, NZ 90-140mm, very large, predominantly white with pale spiral lines  F+/F++    20.00
Babylonia papillaris Sowerby, 1825  Africa, South Africa  35-40mm, pretty with small discrete spotting  F++/GEM   25.00
Buccinum pemphigum Dall, 1907 Korea  40-50mm, inflated species with recurved anterior siphon, w/o  F++   15.00
Buccinum perryi Jay, 1855 Japan  40-50mm, very inflated, thin body whorl  F++/GEM   25.00
Euthria ponsonbyi Sowerby, 1889 Africa, South Africa  30-35mm, mottled brown pattern  F++/GEM   10.00
Cantharus pulcher Reeve, 1844 Indonesia  20-25mm, nice red/orange species  F++/GEM   3.00
Engina pulchra Reeve, 1846 Panama  15-20mm, heavily sculptured species  F++/GEM   3.00
Cominella quoyana Adams, 1850 New Zealand  20-22mm, pink with brown speckles, w/o  F++/GEM   4.00
Aeneator recens Dell, 1951 South Island, NZ 40-50mm, unusual deep water sp, angular shoulder, flared lip  F++   15.00
Aeneator recens Dell, 1951 South Island, NZ  40-50mm, unusual deep water sp, angular shoulder, flared lip  F+   8.00
Cantharus ringens Reeve, 1846 Panama, West  25-30mm, heavy species with purple/brown accents F++/GEM   4.00
Phos roseatus Hinds, 1844 Australia, WA  16-18mm, tall species, red/brown  F++/GEM   3.00
Cantharus sanguinolenta Duclos, 1833 Costa Rica  20-25mm, robust, spectacular red/white spotted aperture, w/o  F++/GEM   5.00
Phos sculptilis Watson, 1886 Australia, Broome 25-30mm, cream/yellow sp with pale pink aperture, w/o  F++/GEM   3.00
Phos sculptilis Watson, 1886 Pt Hedland, WA 20-22mm, pure white form with pink apex, w/o  F++/GEM   5.00
Phos senticosus Linnaeus, 1758 Australia, WA  30-35mm, heavily sculptured sp. F++/GEM   3.00
Cantharus shaskyi Berry, 1959 Mexico  45-50mm, robust species with periostricum  F++   5.00
Engina siderea Reeve, 1846 Australia, QLD  12-16mm, white with black dashes  F++/GEM   4.00
Cantharus spiralis Gray, 1846 Oman  30-35mm, dark tan/brown shells with darker highlights  F++/GEM   4.00
Triumphis subrostrata  Wood, 1828 Guatemala  30-40mm, thick, heavy yellow species with coroneted spire F++/GEM   3.00
Penion sulcata Lamarck, 1816 New Zealand  80-100mm, nicely banded with fine chords w/o  F++   sold out
Bartschia surinamensis Okutani, 1983 Caribbean, Jamaica  50mm, tall elegant species from deep water, w/o  F++   sold out
Engina tabogaensis (Bartsch, 1931) Guaymas, Mexico  8-10mm, orange tan species, brown blotches on nodules  F++/GEM    3.00
Neptunea tabulata Baird, 1863 USA, California  under 90mm, nicely sculptured, w/o  F+/F++    10.00
Neptunea tabulata Baird, 1863 USA, California  over 90mm, nicely sculptured, w/o  F+/F++    20.00
Cominella tasmanica  Tenison-Woods, 1878 Australia, WA  25-27mm, very variable, w/o  F++/GEM    3.00
Phos textum Gmelin, 1791 Indonesia  20-24mm, heavy sculptured shells with orange aperture  F++/GEM   3.00
Siphounalia trochulus Reeve, 1843 Japan   40-45mm, tan shells with very fine white spiral bands  F++   5.00
Engina turbinella Kiener, 1836 Caribbean  8-10mm, black with white spiral banding  F++/GEM   3.00
Buccinum undatum Linnaeus, 1758 Isle Of Man, UK  70-90mm, heavy trawled species, w/o  F+/F++   3.00
Cantharus undosus Linnaeus, 1758 Australia, WA  30-35mm, brown & white bands, yellow around aperture, w/o  F++/GEM   3.00
Cantharus vibex Broderip, 1833     Panama, West  30-35mm, tan/brown shells with heavy sculpture  F++/GEM   4.00
Cominella virgata H & A Adams, 1853 New Zealand  25-30mm, fine spiral banding, w/o  F++   3.00
Cantharus viverratus Kiener, 1834 Africa, Senegal  30-40mm, tall heavy species  F++   4.00
Engina zonalis Lamarck, 1822 Australia, QLD  12-15mm, black & white checkered pattern, orange aperture F++   2.00

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