Australian Seashells P/L - 5 Ealing Mews, Kingsley WA 6026, Australia. web:, e-mail:
Genus Species Author Locality Description Grading Price
Mactra abbreviata Lamarck, 1818 Australia, WA  40-50mm, pale species  F++/GEM     3.00
Mactra abbreviata Lamarck, 1818 Australia, QLD 40-50mm, f meretriciformis, blue/purple umbo F++/GEM  4.00
Mactra achatina Holten, 1802 Australia, QLD 30-40mm, mottled brown pattern  F++/GEM     5.00
Crassula aequilatera (Reeve, 1854) New Zealand  50-60mm, angular species, purple umbo F++/GEM     5.00
Spisula aequilateralis (Deshayes, 1854) New Zealand  40-50mm, angular posterior, white and solid  F++/GEM     5.00
Electromactra antecedens Iredale, 1930 Australia, SA  30-40mm, white elongate species  F++/GEM     3.00
Lutraria australis Reeve, 1854 Australia, WA  80-100mm, very narrow elongate species  F++    5.00
Mactra australis Lamarck, 1818 Australia, WA  35-40mm, pale tan species with some purple  F++/GEM     3.00
Mactra cinerea Montagu, 1808 Europe, NL 35-45mm, (aka stultorum) cream, pale radiating pattern F++/GEM     3.00
Austromactra contraria Reeve, 1854 Australia, SA 50-60mm, solid, elongate sp, moderate sculpture  F++/GEM     3.00
Mactra corallina (Linnaeus, 1758) Mediterranean  40-50mm, pale tan/cream sp, almost smooth  F++     3.00
Mactra cumingii Reeve, 1854 Australia, WA  80-100mm, inflated, thin, some pale radiating lines F++/GEM     6.00
Spisula discors Gray, 1837 New Zealand  50-60mm, heavy sp. - white with some perio  F++/GEM     4.00
Mactra dissimilis Reeve, 1854 Australia, QLD 30-40mm, elongate species, pale purple umbo  F++/GEM     3.00
Spisula elliptica Brown, 1827 Europe, North Sea 25-30mm, trawled white species, with perio  F++  4.00
Mactra eximia  Reeve, 1854 Australia, N/W WA 70-80mm, large inflated sp, brown radiating lines F++/GEM     4.00
Mactrellona exoleta (Gray, 1837) Mexico 80-100mm, angular, thin sp, almost smooth F++/GEM  10.00
Mactrotoma explanata Reeve, 1854 Australia, WA  30-40mm, white smooth species  F++/GEM     5.00
Mactra glauca Born, 1778 Europe, North Sea 90-110mm, very large, elongate sp, fine sculpture   F++/GEM 6.00
Mactra grandis Gmelin, 1791 Australia, N/W WA 45-55mm, angular, purple umbo, brown radial pattern F++/GEM     4.00
Mactra incarnata Reeve, 1854 Australia, N/W WA 40-50mm, inflated, brown/tan/pink radiating pattern F++/GEM     5.00
Nannomactra jacksonensis Smith, 1885 Australia, SA  12-15mm, colourful - pink, white and yellow  F++/GEM     3.00
Mulinia lateralis (Say, 1822) USA, Florida  12-15mm, angular white species  F++/GEM     3.00
Mactra luzonica Reeve, 1854 Australia, WA  35-45mm, white fragile species  F++/GEM     5.00
Mactra maculata Gmelin, 1791 Indonesia  60-70mm, speckled, purple/brown posterior blotch F++/GEM     5.00
Mactra mitis Reeve, 1854 Australia, N/W WA 35-45mm, smooth, white inflated species F++/GEM     5.00
Spisula murchisoni Reeve, 1854 New Zealand  70-80mm, large smooth & white, super shells  F++/GEM  8.00
Meropesta nicobarica Gmelin, 1791 Australia, NSW 20-30mm, white and elongate species F++     6.00
Mactra olorina Philippi, 1846 Australia, N/W WA 40-50mm, smooth thin white shells  F++/GEM    4.00
Cyclomactra ovata (Gray, 1843) New Zealand  50-60mm, inflated but solid cream coloured species F++     3.00
Mactrinula plicataria (Linnaeus, 1758) India 50-60mm, large & delicate, strong concentric ridges F++/GEM     10.00
Raeta plicatella (Lamarck, 1818) USA, Texas  40-50mm, thin fragile shells  F++/GEM     10.00
Mactra pura Reeve, 1854 Australia, WA 30-40mm, angular white species  F++/GEM     3.00
Mactra pusilla A Adams, 1856 Australia, QLD 20-25mm, tan shells with brown radial lines  F++/GEM     4.00
Lutraria rhynchaena Jonas, 1844 Australia, S/W WA 90-100mm, curved narrow heavy species  F++     5.00
Austromactra rufescens (Lamarck, 1819) Australia, TAS 50-60mm, heavily sculptured, solid species  F++/GEM     4.00
Mactra sericea Reeve, 1854 Australia, N/W WA 50-60mm, elongate, white radiating lines on tan F++/GEM     4.00
Spisula solida  (Linnaeus, 1758) Europe, Belgium  35-40mm, solid pale cream to white shells  F++/GEM     3.00
Scissodesma spengleri (Linnaeus, 1767)    Africa, SA 80-90mm, very angular posterior  F++/GEM     10.00
Spisula trigonella (Lamarck, 1819)

Australia, TAS

20-25mm, white with tan interior  F++    3.00
Mactra turgida Gmelin, 1791 Australia, QLD 50-60mm, very inflated, thin cream-coloured species F++/GEM     3.00
Mactra veneriformis Reeve, 1854 Taiwan 28-32mm, (aka quadrangularis) inflated, co-marginal sculpture F++/GEM  5.00
Mactra westralis Lamprell & Whitehead,1990 Australia, WA  30-40mm, very localised white species  F++/GEM     6.00



UPDATED 27-06-24