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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Listing alphabetically by Genus, then species
Family Species Author Locality Description Grading Price
Amiantis callosa (Conrad, 1837) USA  80-100mm, large, heavy, cream southern CA shells F++  6.00
Amiantis purpuratus Lamarck, 1816 Uruguay  30-40mm, heavy and inflated  F++    4.00
Anomalocardia brasiliana (Gmelin, 1791) Yucatan, Mexico  20-25mm, very extended shape with deep purple interior  F++/GEM  3.00
Anomalocardia squamosa Linnaeus, 1758 Western Australia  30-35mm, extended posteriorly  F++/GEM    2.00
Antigona chemnitzii Hanley, 1844 Western Australia  60-80mm, northern form, local WA sp.  F++/GEM    3.00
Antigona chemnitzii Hanley, 1844 Western Australia  80-100mm, massive and heavy, fine ribs  F++    6.00
Antigona gladstonensis Angas, 1872 QLD, Australia  45-55mm, local species with pale pink / brown posterior F++    10.00
Antigona lamellaris Schumacher, 1817 Western Australia  40-50mm, heavily frilled shells  F++/GEM    3.00
Antigona persimilis Iredale, 1930 NSW, Australia  30-40mm, dark lunule, striped posterior margins, rare F++    8.00
Antigona puerpera Linnaeus, 1771 Western Australia   60-70mm, dark posterior zone  F++/GEM    4.00
Antigona reticulata Linnaeus,1758 Western Australia  60-70mm, white shells with fine brown flecks  F++/GEM    4.00
Bassina pachyphylla Jonas, 1839 VIC, Australia  50-60mm, very hard to find, sculptured anteriorly  F++/GEM    12.00
Bassina yatei Gray, 1835 New Zealand  40-45mm, very spiny with pale lavender umbo  F++    6.00
Callanaitis disjecta Perry, 1811 Tasmania, Australia  45-60mm, spectacular, cream, highly pink frilled, A Grade F++     20.00
Callanaitis disjecta Perry, 1811 Tasmania, Australia  45-60mm, beautiful cream sp, ornate raised frills, B Grade F+/F++     10.00
Callanaitis disjecta Perry, 1811 Tasmania, Australia  45-60mm, nice elaborate frills, some obvious frill damage F/F+  4.00
Callista chinensis Holten, 1803 India  30-40mm, variable patterns  F++/GEM    5.00
Callista chinensis Holten, 1803 Taiwan 50-60mm, nice pink pastel colours F++/GEM  4.00
Callista chione Linnaeus, 1758 Mediterranean  50-60mm, heavy brown shells  F++/GEM    3.00
Callista diemenensis Hanley, 1844 Tasmania, Australia  20-25mm, brown with busy pattern  F++/GEM    4.00
Callista disrupta Sowerby, 1853 QLD, Australia  30-35mm, heavily ribbed  F++/GEM    5.00
Callista erycina Linnaeus, 1758 India  60-70mm, super orange with brown rays  F++/GEM    5.00
Callista impar Lamarck, 1818 Western Australia  40-50mm, nice colourful, heavy and variable  F++/GEM    3.00
Callista kingii Gray, 1826 South Australia  40-50mm, brown rays on pale fawn shells  F++/GEM    8.00
Callista lilacina Lamarck, 1818 QLD, Australia  40-50mm, brown with fine ribs  F++/GEM    4.00
Callista maculata Linnaeus, 1758 Florida, USA  40-45mm, brown cloudy pattern  F++/GEM    5.00
Callista nimbosa Lightfoot, 1786 Florida, USA  60-80mm, very elongate shells  F++/GEM    5.00
Callista planatella Lamarck, 1818 Western Australia  60-70mm, large, shiny and colourful  GEM    3.00
Callista semisulcata Sowerby, 1851 QLD, Australia  40-50mm, elongate white shells  F++    5.00
Cyclina sinensis Gmelin, 1791 Taiwan 35-45mm, inflated, heavy with very fine sculpture F++/GEM 4.00
Callista squalida (Sowerby, 1835) Western Mexico  75-80mm, shiny smooth with bands of dark tan on brown  F++/GEM    5.00
Chamelea striatula (Da Costa, 1778) Denmark  30-35mm, typical for species  F++/GEM    2.00
Chione californiensis Broderip, 1835 Western Mexico  30-40mm, sparse ribbing   F++    3.00
Chione cancellata Linnaeus, 1767 Florida, USA  30-40mm, nicely sculptured  F++    2.00
Chione flucturifraga Sowerby, 1853 Western Mexico  65mm, very heavy sp.  F++  sold out
Chione gnidia Broderip & Sowerby, 1829 Mexico  50-60mm, tooth-like ribs  F+/F++    12.00
Chione kellettii Hinds, 1845 Western Mexico  30-50mm, spectacular posterior & anterior margin frills F++    6.00
Chione kellettii Hinds, 1845 Western Mexico  50-70mm, spectacular, both sides frilly, large for species F++    9.00
Chione latilirata Conrad, 1841 Florida, USA  25-30mm, extremely heavy ribs  F+/F++    4.00
Chione mariae d'Orbigny, 1846 Mexico  15-18mm, heavily ribbed  F++    4.00
Chione pubera (Bory, 1827) Brazil  50-60mm, ribbed shells with rays of tan on cream F++    8.00
Chione pulicaria Broderip, 1835 Western Mexico  30-35mm, inflated with fine sculpture  F++/GEM    3.00
Chione stutchburyi Wood, 1828 New Zealand  40-45mm, typical for species  F++    3.00
Chione subimbricata Sowerby, 1835 Western Mexico 30-35mm, heavy shells with triangular pattern  F++/GEM    4.00
Chione subrugosa Wood, 1828 Mexico  30-35mm, dramatic black patterns  F++/GEM    5.00
Chione tumens Verrill, 1870 Western Mexico 35-40mm, very thick, massive ridges, colourful, varied F++/GEM     4.00
Chione tumens Verrill, 1870 Western Mexico 40-50mm, very thick, massive ridges, colourful, superb F++/GEM     6.00
Chione undatella Sowerby, 1835 California, USA  50-55mm, reticulated sculpture  F++/GEM    4.00
Circe nana Melvill, 1898 North QLD, Australia 14-16mm, very variable and colourful  F++/GEM    2.00
Circe nummulina Lamarck, 1818 Western Australia  25-35mm, local species with fine sculpture  F++/GEM    3.00
Circe rivularis Born, 1780 Western Australia  35-40mm, narrow & tall  F++/GEM    3.00
Circe rivularis Born, 1780 South Australia  40-50mm, narrow and tall  F++/GEM    4.00
Circe personata Deshayes, 1854 QLD, Australia  35-40mm, pale zig-zag pattern  F++/GEM    6.00
Circe plicatina Lamarck, 1816 Western Australia  40-45mm, variable patterns  F++/GEM    3.00
Circe scripta Linnaeus, 1758 Western Australia  40-45mm, flat with variable patterns  F++/GEM    3.00
Circe sulcata Gray, 1838 Western Australia  25-30mm, very fine sculpture  F++    3.00
Circe tumefacta Sowerby, 1851 Western Australia  40-45mm, very busy pattern  F++/GEM    3.00
Circomphalus foliaceolamellosus Dillwyn, 1817 Senegal  50-60mm, super frilly shells  F++  10.00
Dosinia anus Philippi, 1848 New Zealand  40-50mm, pale tan with fine concentric ridges  F++/GEM    3.00
Dosinia caerulea Reeve, 1850 Tasmania, Australia  50-60mm, cream inflated shells, very fine sculpture F++/GEM    4.00
Dosinia contusa Reeve, 1850 Western Australia  30-35mm, white with brown blotches  F++/GEM    4.00
Dosinia crocea Deshayes, 1853 Tasmania, Australia  40-45mm, white with orange/yellow umbo  F++/GEM    4.00
Dosinia discus Reeve, 1850 Gulf of Mexico  60-70mm, large relatively smooth and white  F++/GEM    3.00
Dosinia deshayesii A Adams, 1855 Western Australia  40-50mm, striking brown shells with fine sculpture  F++/GEM    6.00
Dosinia elegans Conrad, 1846 Florida, USA  60-80mm, large round and white  F++/GEM    3.00
Dosinia exoleta Linnaeus, 1758 France  40-50mm, round inflated species, pale tan  F++    3.00
Dosinia incisa Reeve, 1850 Western Australia  50-60mm, round & white, with fine sculpture  F++/GEM    4.00
Dosinia juvenilis (Gmelin, 1791) QLD, Australia  25-30mm, white with brown pattern in stripes  F++/GEM    5.00
Dosinia ponderosa Gray, 1838 Western Mexico  100-120mm, giant - white & mostly smooth sculpture  F++  12.00
Dosinia scalaris Menke, 1843 Western Australia  50-60mm, almost uniformly brown, fine sculpture  F++/GEM  5.00
Dosinia sculpta Hanley, 1845 Western Australia  40-45mm, white inflated sp.  F++/GEM  4.00
Dosinia stabilis Iredale, 1929 Western Australia  25-30mm, brown, purple & white  F++/GEM  10.00
Dosinia subrosea Gray, 1835 New Zealand  40-45mm, ovate, smooth & white  F++/GEM  5.00
Dosinia victoriae Gatliff & Gabriel, 1914 South Australia  30-35mm, predominantly white with brown flecks  F++  3.00
Eumarcia fumigata Sowerby, 1853 South Australia  25-30mm, variable shells  F++/GEM    3.00
Eumarcia paupercula Holten, 1802 South Africa  30-40mm, angular shells  F++/GEM    6.00
Gafrarium menkei Jonas, 1846 NT, Australia  30-40mm, very heavy with coarse sculpture  F++/GEM    3.00
Gafrarium pectinatum Linnaeus, 1758 QLD, Australia  30-35mm, coarse sculpture  GEM    3.00
Gafrarium pectinatum Linnaeus, 1758 Indonesia  30-35mm, variable  GEM    3.00
Gafrarium tumidum Roeding, 1798 Thailand  30-35mm, variable patterns, heavy  GEM    3.00
Globivenus embrithes Melvill & Standen, 1899 Western Australia  25-35mm, deep lunule, colourful  F++/GEM    3.00
Globivenus toreuma Gould, 1850 Western Australia  20-30mm, lunule protrusive, variable colours  F++/GEM    3.00
Gomphina undulosa Lamarck, 1818 Western Australia  35-40mm, discrete zig-zag pattern  GEM    3.00
Irus carditoides Lamarck, 1818 Tasmania, Australia  15-20mm, nicely frilled species  F++/GEM    4.00
Irus crenatus Lamarck, 1818 VIC, Australia  15-20mm, typical  F++    3.00
Irus crebrelamellatus Tate, 1887 Western Australia  25-30mm, some purple, finely ribbed  F++    3.00
Irus crebrelamellatus Tate, 1887 Western Australia  Over 30mm, some purple, finely ribbed  F++    5.00
Katelysia peronii Lamarck, 1818 Tasmania,  Australia  40-45mm, similar to K. scalarina, but more inflated  F++/GEM    3.00
Katelysia rhytiphora Lamy, 1937 South Australia  40-50mm, fine brown pattern  F++/GEM    3.00
Katelysia scalarina Lamarck, 1818  S/W Australia  30-40mm, variable patterns  GEM    2.00
Lioconcha annettae Lamprell & Whitehead,1990 Indonesia  20-30mm, very busy pattern, brown / orange  F++/GEM    3.00
Lioconcha berthaulti Lamprell & Healy, 2002 Indonesia  20-25mm, characteristic orange flash on each valve  F++/GEM    10.00
Lioconcha castrensis Linnaeus, 1758 Indonesia  30-40mm, super patterns of black on pale yellow  F++/GEM    3.00
Lioconcha castrensis Linnaeus, 1758 Indonesia  over 40mm, giant and with dramatic patterns  F++/GEM    5.00
Lioconcha fastigiata Sowerby, 1851 Indonesia  25-35mm, heavy black pattern  F++/GEM    3.00
Lioconcha ornata Dillwyn,1817 Indonesia  20-25mm, black chevron patterns  F++/GEM    3.00
Marcia hiantina Lamarck, 1818 Western Australia  35-40mm, typical for species  F++/GEM    2.00
Marcia japonica Gmelin, 1791 Taiwan 40-45mm, dark fawn with black zig-zag patterns F++/GEM  3.00
Megapitaria aurantiaca Sowerby, 1831 Western Mexico  50-60mm, lovely heavy orange shells  F++/GEM    4.00
Megapitaria aurantiaca Sowerby, 1831 Western Mexico  100-120mm, giant nice & heavy, spectacular orange F++/GEM    10.00
Megapitaria squalida Sowerby, 1835 Mexico  20-30mm, brown banded shells  F++/GEM    4.00
Mercenaria mercenaria Linnaeus, 1758 France  60-80mm, large & heavy  F++    3.00
Meretrix meretrix Linnaeus, 1758 China 45-50mm, northern sp, striking blue/black on cream F++/GEM    3.00
Meretrix meretrix Linnaeus, 1758 Singapore  40-50mm, dark brown posterior strip  F++/GEM    3.00
Meretrix sp (not meretrix)   Singapore  40-45mm, very colourful and variable  F++/GEM    3.00
Paphia crassisulca Lamarck, 1818 Western Australia  50-60mm, nice variable patterns  GEM    3.00
Paphia gallus Gmelin, 1791 Western Australia  25-30mm, hard to get now  F++/GEM    4.00
Paphia semirugata Philippi, 1847 Western Australia  50-60mm, variable and nicely patterned  GEM    3.00
Paphia staminea  Conrad, 1837 N/W USA  45-50mm, typical  F++    2.00
Paphia undulata (Born, 1780) Western Australia  40-45mm, with fine zig-zag lines  GEM    3.00
Periglypta clathrata Deshayes, 1854 Western Australia  70-80mm, pale elongate shell  F++/GEM    4.00
Periglypta listeri Gray, 1838 Florida, USA  70-80mm, deep bodied, with closely spaces frills  F++    8.00
Periglypta multicostata Sowerby, 1835 Western Panama  80-100mm, massive shells with thick ribs  F++    8.00
Periglypta multicostata Sowerby, 1835 Western Panama  100-120mm, massive shells with thick ribs  F++    12.00
Pitarina affinis Gmelin,1791 Western Australia  40-50mm, with rays of pale brown  F++/GEM    3.00
Pitar berryi Keen, 1971 West Mexico  40-50mm, brown rays  F++/GEM    3.00
Pitarina citrinus Lamarck, 1818 Western Australia  30-40mm, pale yellow with dark posterior  F++/GEM    3.00
Pitar fulminatus Menke, 1828 Brazil  45-50mm, pale cream with bands of brown dashes   F++/GEM    4.00
Pitar lupinaria  Lesson, 1830 Western Mexico  20-25mm, striking, posterior spines, borer hole   8.00
Pitar lupinaria  Lesson, 1830 Western Mexico  20-25mm, striking, posterior spines, no borer hole F+/F++    15.00
Pitar lupinaria  Lesson, 1830 Western Mexico  25-35mm, striking, posterior spines, borer hole   12.00
Pitar lupinaria  Lesson, 1830 Western Mexico  25-35mm, striking, posterior spines, no borer hole F+/F++    20.00
Pitar lupinaria  Lesson, 1830 Western Mexico  over 35mm, striking, posterior spines, borer hole    18.00
Pitar lupinaria  Lesson, 1830 Western Mexico  over 35mm, striking, posterior spines, no borer hole  F+/F++    30.00
Pitar trevori  Lamprell & Whitehead,1990 QLD, Australia  30-35mm, inflated, cream with pale orange pattern F++/GEM    3.00
Pitarina prora Conrad, 1837 QLD, Australia  40-50mm, white and ovate  F++/GEM    5.00
Placamen calophyllum Philippi, 1836 Broome, Australia 25-35mm, white with regular raised white frills  F++    5.00
Placamen chloroticum Philippi, 1849 Philippines 35-45mm, robust with strong concentric ridges F++   4.00
Placamen berryi (Wood, 1828) Western Australia  30-40mm, pale yellow with dark posterior  F++/GEM    4.00
Placamen flindersi Cotton & Godfrey, 1938 South Australia  18-20mm, hard to get now  F++    6.00
Placamen gravescens (Menke, 1843) Western Australia  30-35mm, heavily sculptured  F++/GEM    3.00
Placamen placidum Philippi, 1844 Tasmania, Australia  25-30mm, white and heavily ribbed  F++    4.00
Placamen tiara (Dillwyn, 1817) Western Australia  15-20mm,  heavily ribbed  F++    3.00
Protothaca columbiensis (Sowerby, 1835) Peru  35-40mm, heavy, coarse ribs, pale brown to grey F++/GEM  5.00
Protothaca crassicosta Deshayes, 1835 New Zealand  30-40mm, white & heavy  F++    3.00
Protothaca staminea  Conrad, 1837 California, USA  35-45mm, ovate with fine sculpture  F++    5.00
Saxidomus gigantea Deshayes, 1839 California, USA   40-60mm, elongate & cream-coloured  F++    3.00
Saxidomus gigantea Deshayes, 1839 California, USA  60-100mm, more rounded and heavy, cream sp F++    5.00
Saxidomus nuttalli Conrad, 1837 California, USA   70-80mm, tan / cream coloured shells  F++    8.00
Tapes deshayesii Hanley, 1844 Western Australia  25-30mm, very colourful  F++/GEM     3.00
Tapes deshayesii Hanley, 1844 Hawaii  30-35mm, rare location, typical  F++/GEM     5.00
Tapes dorsatus Lamarck, 1818 Western Australia  60-70mm, with variable patterns  F++/GEM    3.00
Tapes litteratus Linnaeus, 1758 Western Australia  80-10mm, tan and brown - very variable patterns  F++/GEM    5.00
Tapes litteratus Linnaeus, 1758 Western Australia 80-10mm, wholesale offer of 5 variable patterns  F++/GEM    10.00
Tapes platyptycha Pilsbry, 1901 Indonesia  35-45mm, variable patterns  F++/GEM    3.00
Tapes sericeus Matsukuma, 1986 Western Australia  35-40mm, fine tent markings  F++/GEM    3.00
Tapes variegatus Sowerby, 1852 QLD, Australia  30-35mm, radiating pattern  F++/GEM    3.00
Tapes variegatus Sowerby, 1852 Japan  25-30mm, colourful and varied  GEM    3.00
Tawera coelata (Menke, 1843) Western Australia  15-20mm, brown pattern  F++/GEM    3.00
Tawera gallinula Lamarck, 1818 South Australia  25-30mm, tan, sparse radiating dark brown bands F++/GEM    3.00
Tawera lagopus Lamarck, 1818 Western Australia  25-30mm, broad brown rays  F++/GEM    3.00
Tawera laticostata Ohrdner, 1917 Western Australia  20-25mm, heavily sculptured, hard to get  F++/GEM    5.00
Tawera spissa (Deshayes, 1835) New Zealand  20-25mm, nicely patterned  F++    3.00
Tawera subnodulosa Hanley, 1844 Western Australia  20-25mm, small, finely sculptured species  F++/GEM    3.00
Tawera torresiana (Smith, 1884) Torres Strait, Australia 12-15mm, hard to get  F++/GEM    8.00
Timoclea marica Linnaeus, 1758 Indonesia  20-25mm, nicely sculptured posteriorly  F++/GEM    5.00
Tivela stultorum Mawe, 1823 Mexico  120-140mm, massive shells, cream & white  F++/GEM  6.00
Venerupis anomala (Lamarck, 1818) Western Australia  20-25mm, thin smooth species  F++/GEM    3.00
Venerupis corrugata Gmelin, 1791 Belgium  35-40mm, smooth species  F++    2.00
Venerupis decussatus Linnaeus, 1767 Mediterranean  30-40mm, typical  F++    2.00
Venerupis galactites Lamarck, 1818 South Australia  40-50mm, elongate and white species  F++/GEM    4.00
Venerupis iridescens Tate, 1889 Western Australia  20-25mm, thin &  fragile shell  F++/GEM    3.00
Venerupis largillierti Philippi, 1849 New Zealand  25-35mm, typical for species  F++    3.00
Venus variegatus Sowerby,1852 Japan  25-30mm, wide variety of patterns on brown sp F++/GEM     3.00
Venus verrucosa Linnaeus, 1758 France  40-50mm, nicely frilled shells  F++    3.00
Venus verrucosa Linnaeus, 1758 South Africa  30-40mm, nicely frilled shells  F++/GEM    3.00

 

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