Australian Seashells P/L - 5 Ealing Mews, Kingsley WA 6026, Australia. web: www.seashells.net, e-mail: shells@seashells.net.au
CARDITIDAE ALL PRICES IN AUSTRALIAN $ (AUD), NOT INCL. GST
Genus Species Author Locality Description Grading Price
Cardita aculeata (Poli, 1795) Europe, Spain 20-25mm, typical for this species  F++   3.00
Cardita affinis (Sowerby I, 1833) Mexico 30-50mm, with brown perio intact  F++   3.00
Venericardia antiquata (Linnaeus, 1758) Europe, Greece 20-25mm, short high sp, dark brown rib accents F++/GEM   3.00
Cardita aviculina Lamarck, 1819 Australia, TAS 20-22mm, small local species  F++   3.00
Cardita bicolor (Lamarck, 1819) India 30-35mm, white with brown spots  F++/GEM   3.00
Venericardia bimaculata (Deshayes, 1854) Australia, SA 10-12mm, small but solid  F++/GEM   3.00
Powellina brookesi (Finlay, 1926) New Zealand 10-15mm, small endemic species  F++   3.00
Glans carpenteri Lamy, 1922 USA, California 8-10mm, hard to find  F++   3.00
Cardita crassicosta (Lamarck, 1819) Australia, WA 40-50mm, typical colours, bright pink  F++   3.00
Cardita crassicosta (Lamarck, 1819) Australia, WA 40-50mm, typical colours, bright pink F++/GEM   5.00
Cardita crassicosta (Lamarck, 1819) Australia, WA 40-50mm, red, orange or yellow  F+/F++   8.00
Cardita crassicosta (Lamarck, 1819) Australia, WA 40-50mm, red, orange or yellow  F++/GEM   12.00
Cardita crassicosta (Lamarck, 1819) Australia, WA Over 70mm, giants - rare this size  F++   18.00
Cardita distorta Reeve, 1843 New Zealand 25mm, heavily ribbed, endemic (was called aoteana) F++   3.00
Carditamera floridiana Conrad, 1838 USA, Florida 25-30mm, white elongate shells  F++   3.00
Cardita laticostata (Sowerby I, 1833) Mexico 30-40mm, variable and colourful  F++/GEM   4.00
Cardita nodulosa (Lamarck, 1819) Australia, WA 45-55mm, very elongate compared with M. turgida F++/GEM   3.00
Cardita nodulosa (Lamarck, 1819) Australia, WA 45-55mm, orange/pink specimens, N/W WA F++/GEM   5.00
Cardita megastropha (Gray, 1825) Mexico 45-50mm, very heavy and colourful F++   10.00
Cardita muricata (Sowerby I, 1832) Australia, WA 25-30mm, variable, from N/W WA F++/GEM   3.00
Cardita pica (Reeve, 1843) Philippines 25-35mm, strongly ribbed species F++ 5.00
Megacardita preissii (Menke, 1843) Australia, WA 30-35mm, short square N/W WA sp, coarse ribs F++/GEM 5.00
Venericardia purpurata (Deshayes, 1854)  New Zealand 30-40mm, predominantly white  F++   4.00
Cardita radiata (Sowerby I, 1833) Panama 35-40mm, very elongate  F++ sold out
Centrocardita rosulenta (Tate, 1886) Australia, WA 22-30mm, very rare sp F+/F++   25.00
Centrocardita cf. sagamiensis (Kuroda & Habe, 1961) Philippines 12-15mm, robust shells, red posterior, fine spines F++/GEM 8.00
Beguina semiorbiculata (Linnaeus, 1758) Australia, WA 50-55mm, dark, rare in good condition  F++   10.00
Cardita senegalensis (Reeve, 1843) Africa, Senegal 40-45mm, typical and endemic to Senegal F+/F++ sold out
Centrocardia squamigera (Deshayes, 1832) Australia, WA 20-25mm, very colourful  F++/GEM   5.00
Megacardita turgida (Lamarck, 1819) Australia, WA 40-44mm, S/W WA sp, short robust & broad F++/GEM   5.00
Cardita variegata (Bruguiere, 1792) Australia, WA  30-35mm, variable shape & patterns  F++   3.00
Cardita variegata (Bruguiere, 1792) Australia, QLD 20-25mm, heavy with purple interior  F++   3.00
Cardita variegata (Bruguiere, 1792)  South Africa 25-30mm, heavy with purple interior  F++   3.00
Cardita variegata (Bruguiere, 1792) Australia, Christmas Is 20-25mm, Indian Ocean CI form, spiny  F++   3.00

 

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