Australian Seashells P/L - 5 Ealing Mews, Kingsley WA 6026, Australia. web: www.seashells.net, e-mail: shells@seashells.net.au
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Listing for VENERIDAE alphabetically by Genus, then species
Genus Species Author Locality Description Grading Price
Amiantis callosa (Conrad, 1837) USA  80-100mm, large, heavy, cream southern CA sp. F++  6.00
Amiantis purpuratus (Lamarck, 1816) Uruguay  30-40mm, heavy and inflated  F++    4.00
Anomalocardia brasiliana (Gmelin, 1791) Mexico, Yucatan   20-25mm, very extended shape, deep purple interior  F++/GEM  3.00
Anomalocardia squamosa (Linnaeus, 1758) Australia, WA  30-35mm, extended posteriorly  F++/GEM    2.00
Antigona albocancellata Huber, 2010 Australia, WA  70-80mm, pale elongate shell  F++/GEM    4.00
Antigona chemnitzii (Hanley, 1845) Indonesia 40-50mm, finely sculptured species F++/GEM    3.00
Antigona lamellaris Schumacher, 1817 Australia, WA  40-50mm, heavily frilled shells  F++/GEM    3.00
Antigona laqueata (Sowerby II, 1853) Australia, WA  60-80mm, with multiple concentric ribs F++/GEM    3.00
Antigona magnifica (Hanley, 1845) Philippines under 100mm, heavy, concentric purple lines F++/GEM 6.00
Antigona magnifica (Hanley, 1845) Philippines over 100mm, heavy & large, concentric purple lines F++/GEM 8.00
Antigona multicostata (Sowerby, 1835) Mexico, West Coast 100-130mm, rounded concentric sculpture, some pink inside F++ 10.00
Antigona persimilis (Iredale, 1930) Australia, NSW  30-40mm, dark lunule, striped posterior margins, rare F++    8.00
Antigona persimilis (Iredale, 1930) Australia, NSW  30-40mm, dark lunule, striped posterior margins, rare F++    8.00
Antigona puerpera (Linnaeus, 1771) Australia, WA   60-70mm, dark posterior zone  F++/GEM    4.00
Antigona resticulata (Sowerby II, 1853) Australia, WA  60-70mm, white shells with fine brown flecks  F++/GEM    4.00
Antigona reticulata (Linnaeus, 1758) Indonesia 70-80mm, heavy with dark orange teeth F++/GEM  5.00
Bassina jacksoni (E. A. Smith, 1885) Australia, NSW 25-35mm, superb, dark concentric ridges, rarely good F++/GEM  8.00
Bassina pachyphylla (Jonas, 1839) Australia, VIC  40-50mm, 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 Australia, TAS 45-60mm, spectacular, cream, highly pink frilled, A Grade F++     20.00
Callanaitis disjecta Perry, 1811 Australia, TAS 45-60mm, beautiful cream sp, ornate raised frills, B Grade F+/F++     10.00
Callanaitis disjecta Perry, 1811 Australia, TAS 45-60mm, elaborate frills, some obvious damage F/F+  4.00
Callista chinensis Holten, 1802 India  30-40mm, variable patterns  F++/GEM    5.00
Callista chinensis Holten, 1802 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) Australia, TAS 20-25mm, brown with busy pattern  F++/GEM    4.00
Callista disrupta (Sowerby II, 1853) Australia, QLD  30-35mm, heavily ribbed  F++/GEM    5.00
Callista erycina (Linnaeus, 1758) India  60-70mm, super orange with brown rays  F++/GEM  6.00
Callista impar (Lamarck, 1818) Australia, WA  40-50mm, nice & colourful, heavy and variable  F++/GEM    3.00
Callista kingii (Gray, 1827) Australia, SA  40-50mm, brown rays on pale fawn shells  F++/GEM    8.00
Callista maculata (Linnaeus, 1758) Bermuda 40-45mm, brown cloudy pattern  F++/GEM    5.009
Callista nimbosa (Lightfoot, 1786) USA, Florida  60-80mm, very elongate (aka Macrocallista nimbosa) F++/GEM    5.00
Callista piperita (Sowerby II, 1851) Australia, QLD  40-50mm, elongate white shells  F++    5.00
Callista planatella (Lamarck, 1818) Australia, WA  60-70mm, large, shiny and colourful sp GEM    3.00
Callista spuma (Roeding, 1798) Australia, QLD  40-50mm, brown with fine ribs  F++/GEM    4.00
Callista squalida (Sowerby, 1835) Mexico, West Coast  75-80mm, shiny smooth, dark tan bands on brown  F++/GEM    5.00
Chamelea gallina (Linnaeus, 1758) Europe, Greece 32-35mm, very fine concentric sculpture F++/GEM  3.00
Chamelea striatula (Da Costa, 1778) Europe, Denmark  30-35mm, typical for species  F++/GEM    2.00
Chione californiensis (Broderip, 1835) Mexico, West Coast  30-40mm, typical with sparse ribbing  F++  5.00
Chione cancellata (Linnaeus, 1767) USA, Florida  30-40mm, nicely sculptured species F++    2.00
Chione latilirata (Conrad, 1841) USA, Florida  25-30mm, (Lirophora) extremely heavy ribs  F+/F++    4.00
Chione mariae (d'Orbigny, 1846) Mexico  15-18mm, (Lirophora) heavily ribbed  F++    4.00
Chione pubera (Bory, 1827) Brazil  50-60mm, ribbed shells, rays of tan on cream F++    8.00
Chione stutchburyi (Wood, 1828) New Zealand  40-45mm, (Austrovenus) typical for species  F++    3.00
Chione subimbricata (Sowerby, 1835) Mexico, West Coast 30-35mm, heavy shells with triangular pattern  F++/GEM    4.00
Chione subrugosa (Wood, 1828) Mexico  30-35mm, (Iliochione) dramatic black patterns  F++/GEM    5.00
Chione tumens Verrill, 1870 Mexico, West Coast 35-40mm, thick, massive ridges, colourful, varied F++/GEM     4.00
Chione tumens Verrill, 1870 Mexico, West Coast 40-50mm, thick, massive ridges, colourful, superb F++/GEM     6.00
Chione undatella (Sowerby I, 1835) USA, California  50-55mm, reticulated sculpture  F++/GEM    4.00
Chionista fluctifraga (Sowerby II, 1853) Mexico, West Coast  65mm, typically very heavy species F++  sold out
Chionopsis gnidia (Broderip & Sowerby, 1829) Mexico  50-60mm, tooth-like ribbed sculpure   F+/F++    12.00
Circe nana Melvill, 1898 Australia, North QLD 14-16mm, (aka Dorisca amica) variable, colourful  F++/GEM    2.00
Circe plicatina (Lamarck, 1816) Australia, WA  40-45mm, variable patterns  F++/GEM    3.00
Circe quoyi (Hanley, 1844) Australia, SA  35-40mm, narrow & tall  F++/GEM    3.00
Circe scripta (Linnaeus, 1758) Australia, WA  40-45mm, flat with variable patterns  F++/GEM    3.00
Circe sulcata Gray, 1838 Australia, WA  25-30mm, very fine sculpture  F++    3.00
Circe tumefacta Sowerby II, 1851 Australia, WA  40-45mm, very busy pattern  F++/GEM    3.00
Circomphalus foliaceolamellosus Dillwyn, 1817 Africa, Senegal  50-60mm, super frilly shells  F++  10.00
Clausinella fasciata (da Costa, 1778) Europe, UK 20-25mm, heavy concentric ridges F++/GEM  5.00
Cyclina sinensis (Gmelin, 1791) Taiwan 35-45mm, inflated, heavy, very fine sculpture F++/GEM 4.00
Dosinia anus (Philippi, 1847) New Zealand  40-50mm, pale tan, fine concentric ridges  F++/GEM    3.00
Dosinia caerulea (Reeve, 1850) Australia, TAS 50-60mm, cream, inflated, very fine sculpture F++/GEM    4.00
Dosinia concentrica (Born, 1778) USA, Florida  50-60mm, (was called elegans), lg, white & round F++/GEM    3.00
Dosinia contusa (Reeve, 1850) Australia, WA  30-35mm, white with brown blotches  F++/GEM    4.00
Dosinia crocea Deshayes, 1853 Australia, TAS 40-45mm, white with orange/yellow umbo  F++/GEM    4.00
Dosinia deshayesii A Adams, 1856 Australia, WA  40-50mm, striking brown shells, fine sculpture  F++/GEM    6.00
Dosinia discus (Reeve, 1850) Mexico, Gulf  60-70mm, large relatively smooth and white  F++/GEM    3.00
Dosinia dunkeri (Philippi, 1844) Mexico, Baja CA 35-40mm, circular, fine sculpture, taller than wide F++/GEM  5.00
Dosinia exoleta (Linnaeus, 1758) Europe, France  40-50mm, round inflated species, pale tan  F++    3.00
Dosinia incisa (Reeve, 1850) Australia, WA  50-60mm, round & white, with fine sculpture  F++/GEM    4.00
Dosinia juvenilis (Gmelin, 1791) Australia, QLD  25-30mm, white with brown pattern in stripes  F++/GEM    5.00
Dosinia laminata (Reeve, 1850) Australia, NT 30-35mm, circular shiny sp, fine sculpture F++/GEM  4.00
Dosinia lucinalis (Lamarck, 1818) Australia, WA  35-40mm, Broome sp, white, inflated, low sculpture F++/GEM  4.00
Dosinia ponderosa (Gray, 1838) Mexico, West Coast  100-120mm, giant, white, mostly smooth sculpture  F++  12.00
Dosinia scalaris (Menke, 1843) Australia, WA  50-60mm, near uniformly brown, fine sculpture  F++/GEM  5.00
Dosinia stabilis (Iredale, 1929) Australia, WA  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 Australia, SA  30-35mm, predominantly white, brown flecks  F++  3.00
Eumarcia fumigata (Sowerby II, 1853) Australia, SA  25-30mm, variable shells  F++/GEM    3.00
Eumarcia paupercula (Holten, 1802) Africa, SA 30-40mm, angular shells  F++/GEM    6.00
Gafrarium dispar (Holten, 1802) Australia, QLD 20-25mm, robust, inflated sp, variable patterns F++/GEM  4.00
Gafrarium menkei (Jonas, 1846) Australia, NT  30-40mm, very heavy with coarse sculpture  F++/GEM    3.00
Gafrarium nummulinum (Lamarck, 1818) Australia, WA  25-35mm, local species, fine sculpture  F++/GEM    3.00
Gafrarium pectinatum (Linnaeus, 1758) Australia, QLD  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 Australia, WA  25-35mm, deep lunule, colourful  F++/GEM    3.00
Globivenus toreuma Gould, 1850 Australia, WA  20-30mm, lunule protrusive, variable colours  F++/GEM    3.00
Gomphina undulosa (Lamarck, 1818) Australia, WA  35-40mm, discrete zig-zag pattern  GEM    3.00
Irus carditoides (Lamarck, 1818) Australia, TAS 15-20mm, nicely frilled species  F++/GEM    4.00
Irus crenatus (Lamarck, 1818) Australia, VIC  15-20mm, typical  F++    3.00
Irus crebrelamellatus Tate, 1887 Australia, WA  25-30mm, some purple, finely ribbed  F++    3.00
Irus crebrelamellatus Tate, 1887 Australia, WA  Over 30mm, some purple, finely ribbed  F++    5.00
Irus cumingii (Deshayes, 1854) Australia, SA 20-25mm, inflated, distorted sp, purple interior F++ 5.00
Irus elegans (Deshayes, 1854) New Zealand 40-45mm, nice shells, superb posterior lamellae F++ 5.00
Irus interstriatus Sowerby II, 1854 Australia, WA  20-25mm, thin & fragile shell  F++/GEM    3.00
Katelysia peronii (Lamarck, 1818) Australia, TAS 40-45mm, similar to scalarina, but more inflated  F++/GEM    3.00
Katelysia rhytiphora Lamy, 1937 Australia, SA 40-50mm, fine brown pattern  F++/GEM    3.00
Katelysia scalarina (Lamarck, 1818) Australia, S/W 30-40mm, variable patterns  GEM    2.00
Leukoma crassicosta (Deshayes, 1835) New Zealand  30-40mm, white & heavy  F++  4.00
Leukoma grata (Say, 1831) USA, California 40-50mm, robust, heavy & inflated, var. colours  F++/GEM  6.00
Lioconcha annettae Lamprell & Whitehead,1990 Indonesia  20-30mm, very busy pattern, brown / orange  F++/GEM  5.00
Lioconcha berthaulti Lamprell & Healy, 2002 Indonesia  20-25mm, typical orange flash on each valve  F++/GEM    10.00
Lioconcha castrensis (Linnaeus, 1758) Indonesia  30-40mm, superb black patterns 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 harteae Huber, 2010 Marquesas Islands 20-30mm, super tented pattern of triangles, large F++/GEM  15.00
Lioconcha hieroglyphica Conrad, 1837 USA, Hawaii 20-30mm, sparse brown triangle pattern on white F++/GEM  10.00
Lioconcha ornata Dillwyn,1817 Indonesia  20-25mm, black chevron patterns  F++/GEM    3.00
Macridiscus donacinus (von Muehlfeld, 1811) Vietnam 35-45mm, colourful elongate species F++/GEM 4.00
Marcia hiantina (Lamarck, 1818) Australia, WA  35-40mm, typical for species  F++/GEM    2.00
Marcia japonica (Gmelin, 1791) Taiwan 35-40mm, brown, elongate, comarginal sculpture F++/GEM  5.00
Megapitaria aurantiaca Sowerby, 1831 Mexico, West Coast  50-60mm, lovely heavy orange shells  F++/GEM    4.00
Megapitaria aurantiaca Sowerby, 1831 Mexico, West Coast  100-120mm, giant & heavy, spectacular orange F++/GEM    10.00
Mercenaria mercenaria (Linnaeus, 1758) Europe, France  60-80mm, large & heavy species F++    3.00
Mercenaria texana Dall, 1902 USA, Texas 100-120mm, heavy sp with white interior F++  8.00
Meretrix lyrata (Sowerby, 1851) China, Hong Kong 40-45mm, concentric lyrae, dark posterior stripe F++/GEM  6.00
Meretrix lusoria (Roeding, 1798) China 40-45mm, northern China sp, blue-black on cream  F++/GEM  5.00
Meretrix lusoria (Roeding, 1798) Thailand 30-35mm, smaller angular specimens 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 gallus (Gmelin, 1791) Australia, QLD 25-30mm, hard to get now  F++/GEM    4.00
Paphia inflata (Deshayes, 1853) Australia, WA  50-60mm, nice variable patterns  GEM    3.00
Paphia rotundata (Linnaeus, 1758) Thailand 60-80mm, elongate, shiny sp with rays of spots F++/GEM  5.00
Paphia semirugata Philippi, 1847 Australia, WA  50-60mm, variable and nicely patterned  GEM    3.00
Paphia staminea  Conrad, 1837 USA, N/W   45-50mm, typical  F++    2.00
Paphia undulata (Born, 1780) Australia, WA  40-45mm, with fine zig-zag lines  GEM    3.00
Periglypta listeri Gray, 1838 USA, Florida  70-80mm, deep bodied, with closely spaces frills  F++    8.00
Periglypta multicostata Sowerby, 1835 Panama, West  80-100mm, massive shells with thick ribs  F++    8.00
Periglypta multicostata Sowerby, 1835 Panama, West  100-120mm, massive shells with thick ribs  F++    12.00
Periglypta reticulata (Linnaeus, 1758) Australia, WA 50-70mm, heavy sp, coarse sculpture, orange teeth F++/GEM 5.00
Pitar fulminatus Menke, 1828 Brazil  45-50mm, pale cream, bands of brown dashes   F++/GEM    4.00
Pitar inflatus (Sowerby II, 1851) Australia, QLD 30-40mm, cream inflated sp, darker near umbo F++/GEM  4.00
Pitar inflatus (Sowerby II, 1851) Australia, WA  40-50mm, with rays of pale brown  F++/GEM    3.00
Pitar lupinaria  Lesson, 1830 Mexico, West Coast  20-25mm, striking, posterior spines, borer hole   8.00
Pitar lupinaria  Lesson, 1830 Mexico, West Coast  20-25mm, super, posterior spines, no borer hole F+/F++    15.00
Pitar lupinaria  Lesson, 1830 Mexico, West Coast  25-35mm, striking, posterior spines, borer hole   12.00
Pitar lupinaria  Lesson, 1830 Mexico, West Coast  25-35mm, super, posterior spines, no borer hole F+/F++    20.00
Pitar lupinaria  Lesson, 1830 Mexico, West Coast  over 35mm, striking, posterior spines, borer hole    18.00
Pitar lupinaria  Lesson, 1830 Mexico, West Coast  over 35mm, super, posterior spines, no borer hole  F+/F++    30.00
Pitar trevori  Lamprell & Whitehead,1990 Australia, QLD  25-30mm, inflated, cream, pale orange pattern F++/GEM    3.00
Pitarina citrinus (Lamarck, 1818) Australia, WA  30-40mm, pale yellow with dark posterior  F++/GEM    3.00
Pitarina prora Conrad, 1837 Australia, QLD  40-50mm, white and ovate  F++/GEM    5.00
Placamen calophyllum Philippi, 1836 Australia, Broome 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) Australia, WA  30-40mm, pale yellow with dark posterior  F++/GEM    4.00
Placamen flindersi Cotton & Godfrey, 1938 Australia, SA  18-20mm, hard to get now  F++    6.00
Placamen gravescens (Menke, 1843) Australia, WA  30-35mm, heavily sculptured  F++/GEM    3.00
Placamen placidum Philippi, 1844 Australia, TAS 25-30mm, white and heavily ribbed  F++    4.00
Placamen retroversum (Deshayes, 1853) Australia, WA  15-20mm,  heavily ribbed  F++    3.00
Polititapes aureus (Gmelin, 1791) Europe, UK 30-40mm, tan/grey sp with fine sculpture F++/GEM  3.00
Polititapes virgineus (Linnaeus, 1758) Europe, UK 35-45mm, relatively smooth, tan Guernsey sp F++/GEM  4.00
Protothaca columbiensis (Sowerby, 1835) Peru  35-40mm, heavy, coarse ribs, pale brown to grey F++/GEM  5.00
Protothaca staminea  Conrad, 1837 USA, California  35-45mm, ovate with fine sculpture  F++    5.00
Ruditapes philippinarum (Adams & Reeve, 1850) Indonesia  45-50mm, sparse concentric sculpture, fine radials F++/GEM    3.00
Saxidomus gigantea Deshayes, 1839 USA, California   40-60mm, elongate & cream-coloured  F++    3.00
Saxidomus gigantea Deshayes, 1839 USA, California  60-100mm, more rounded and heavy, cream sp F++    5.00
Tapes conspersus (Lamarck, 1818) Australia, WA  40-50mm, with variable patterns  F++/GEM    3.00
Tapes deshayesii Hanley, 1844 Australia, WA  25-30mm, very colourful  F++/GEM     3.00
Tapes deshayesii Hanley, 1844 USA, Hawaii  30-35mm, rare location, typical  F++/GEM     5.00
Tapes litteratus (Linnaeus, 1758) Australia, WA  80-100mm, tan and brown, very variable patterns  F++/GEM    5.00
Tapes litteratus (Linnaeus, 1758) Australia, WA 80-100mm, 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 Australia, WA  35-40mm, fine tent markings  F++/GEM    3.00
Tawera coelata (Menke, 1843) Australia, WA  15-20mm, brown pattern  F++/GEM    3.00
Tawera gallinula (Lamarck, 1818) Australia, SA  25-30mm, tan, sparse radiating dark brown bands F++/GEM    3.00
Tawera lagopus (Lamarck, 1818) Australia, WA  25-30mm, broad brown rays  F++/GEM    3.00
Tawera spissa (Deshayes, 1835) New Zealand  20-25mm, nicely patterned  F++    3.00
Tawera subnodulosa Hanley, 1844 Australia, WA  20-25mm, small, finely sculptured species  F++/GEM    3.00
Tawera torresiana (Smith, 1884) Australia, Torres St 12-15mm, hard to get  F++/GEM    8.00
Timoclea marica Linnaeus, 1758 Indonesia  20-25mm, nicely sculptured posteriorly  F++/GEM    5.00
Tivela byronensis (Gray, 1838) Mexico, West Coast 45-55mm, inflated tall sp, relatively straight margin F++/GEM  8.00
Tivela stultorum Mawe, 1823 Mexico  100-120mm, massive shells, cream & white  F++/GEM  6.00
Venerupis anomala (Lamarck, 1818) Australia, WA  20-25mm, thin smooth species  F++/GEM    3.00
Venerupis aspera (Quoy & Gaimard, 1835) Japan  25-30mm, colourful and varied  GEM    3.00
Venerupis aspera (Quoy & Gaimard, 1835) Australia, QLD  30-35mm, radiating pattern  F++/GEM    3.00
Venerupis corrugata Gmelin, 1791 Europe, Belgium  35-40mm, smooth species  F++    2.00
Venerupis decussatus (Linnaeus, 1767) Mediterranean  30-40mm, typical  F++    2.00
Venerupis galactites (Lamarck, 1818) Australia, SA  40-50mm, elongate and white species  F++/GEM    4.00
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) Europe, France  40-50mm, nicely frilled shells  F++    3.00
Venus verrucosa (Linnaeus, 1758) Africa, SA 30-40mm, nicely frilled shells  F++/GEM    3.00

 

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