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Stock #   Name   Description   Locality   $USD   # Available

....9546...(1)...Aeneator recens Dell, 1951....40.5 mm. F+ w/operc. Proto missing, otherwise nice with intact lip and canal...New Zealand...$23 (1 available)


SOLD...Afrocominella elongata Dunker,1857....28 - 29 mm. F++ w/operc. South Africa.      shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....41324...(1)...Ancistrolepis vietnamensis Sirenko & Goryachev, 1990....103 mm. F++.  Totally groovy, man! Deep spiral groves on this excellent example with fully intact, fattened lip...South China Sea...$145 (1 available)

....41325...(1)...Ancistrolepis vietnamensis Sirenko & Goryachev, 1990....96 mm. Gem.  I don't often grade Buccinidae as A gem but this one is flawless from protoconch to siphonal canal...South China Sea...$155 (1 available)

....41039...(1)...Ancistrolepis vietnamensis Sirenko & Goryachev, 1990....96 mm. F++.  Spirally grooved and with flared, thickened lip & intact protoconch...Taiwan...$140 (1 available)


....42554...(1)...Antillophos hirasei Sowerby, 1913....20 mm. F++.  Nice example with white varixed lip...Philippines...$5 (1 available)


....42555...(1)...Antilophos mikiyamai Kuroda, 1961....27 mm. F++.  Nice example of this small Buccinidae specie...Philippines...$7 (1 available)


SOLD...Appisania sugimotoi Habe, 1968....21 mm. F++.  Philippines.      shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....19425...(2)...Austrofusus glans Roding, 1798....45 to 47 mm. F++ w/operc.  Big ones! Brown bands on white with lots of axial shoulder knobs...New Zealand...$3  (2 available)


....39351...(1)...Babylonia areolata Link, 1807....43 mm. F+. Mildly freaky example with inflated, round, body whorl...Thailand...$6 (1 available)

....39352...(1)...Babylonia areolata Link, 1807....45 mm. F+. Unusually high spired specimen...Thailand...$5 (1 available)

....38593...(1)...Babylonia areolata Link, 1807....85 mm. F++. Lovely, large examples with good spire & lip, boldly patterned in brown bars on white...Philippines...$12 (1 available)

....38594...(2)...Babylonia areolata Link, 1807....49, 50mm. F++. Boldly marked with spiral bands of brown axial markings on pure white, and with great lips...Philippines...$5 (2 available)


....38598...(1)...Babylonia canaliculata Schumaher, 1817....71 mm. F+. Good sized specimen, similar to B. spirata, but more pyriform & with big, deep umbilicus...India...$3 (1 available)


....38595...(1pr)....Babylonia japonica Reeve, 1842....72 & 76 mm. F++. Magnificent big pair of this well spotted specie, one with operc & complete fuzzy brown perio...Japan...$14 (1 pair available)

....38596...(1)....Babylonia japonica Reeve, 1842....59 mm. F++. Top quality specimen with fully intact lip & siphonal canal...Japan...$4 (1 available)


EXCEPTIONAL SPECIMEN....33953...(1prs)...Babylonia lani Gittenberger & Good, 2003....43 to 50 mm. F+ to F++. Great pattern pairs, one spotted brown, the other in orange...Thailand...$17  (1 pairs available)

....33952...(11)...Babylonia lani Gittenberger & Good, 2003....43 to 50 mm. F+ to F++ some w/opercs.   Delicate looking, step-spired Buccinid with pretty orange spotted pattern. Is it a newly described or endemic local form?...Thailand...$10  (11 available) (oversize)


EXCEPTIONAL SPECIMEN....SOLD...Babylonia papillaris Sowerby, 1825....36 mm. F++ w/operc.  South Africa.      shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment

SOLD....Babylonia papillaris Sowerby, 1825....35 mm. F+.  South Africa.      shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....41457...(1)...Babylonia perforata Sowerby, 1870....68.5 mm. F++.  Glorious specimen with intact spire and fully developed lip & parietal callus...Taiwan...$35 (1 available)


....38599...(1)...Babylonia spirata Linne, 1758....55 mm. F+ high. Solid specie with tan speckles, deep channeled sutures & closed umbilicus...India...$4 (1 available)

....25686...(1)...Babylonia spirata Linne, 1758....41 mm. F++ w/operc.  Deeply channeled sutures, boldly brown spotted, great lip & operc...India...$3  (1 available)

....22896...(3prs)...Babylonia spirata Linne, 1758....48 to 58 mm. F++. Contrasting pairs. Excellent fresh specimens, fine full lips & canals...India...$5 (3 pairs available)

....24804...(2pr)...Babylonia spirata Linne, 1758....45 to 53 mm. F++.  Portrait-perfect pairs of prettily patterned prime specimens with perfect lips...India...$5 (2 pairs available)

....22864...(7)...Babylonia spirata Linne, 1758....45 to 50 mm. F+.  Bold pattern & complete lips...Indonesia...$3  (7 available)

....22884...(1)...Babylonia spirata Linne, 1758....37 mm. F+.  Odd freak with shoulder grown over a barnacle...Indonesia..$5 (1 available)


SOLD....Babylonia valentiana Swainson, 1822....53 mm. F++ w/operc.  Somalia.      shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....24805...(3)...Babylonia zeylanicus Bruguiere, 1789....52 to 65 mm. F++.  Purple apex & base, with full, intact lips...India...$3  (3 available)

....36063...(6)...Babylonia zeylandicus Bruguiere, 1789....52 to 59 mm. F++. Good examples, with excellent lips & purple tinted siphonal canals...India...$4  (6 available)

....25687...(4)...Babylonia zeylanicus Bruguiere, 1789....53 to 57 mm. F++ w/operc.  Bands of brown spots & blotches, with excellent lips and purple apex & umbilicus...India...$3  (4 available)


SOLD....Bailya parva C. B. Adams, 1850....10 - 11 mm. F++ w/operc.  Bahamas.      shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


SOLD....Buccinum maltzani Pfeiffer, 1886....50 mm. F++ w/operc.  Barents Sea.      shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


SOLD....Buccinanops moniliferum Valenciennes, 1834....48, 51 mm. F++.  Uruguay.      shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....39326...(2)...Buccinulum lineum Martyn, 1784....39 to 43 mm. F+. Yellow-tan with bold brown spiral lines and good lips...New Zealand...$5 (2 available)


....35369...(1pr)...Buccinulum pertinax Martens, 1878....16 & 32 mm. F+ w/operc. Neat growth pair, smaller one showing apical form, the larger with well developed lip & canal, both operculate...New Zealand...$12  (1 pair available)

SOLD....Buccinulum pertinax Martens, 1878....30 mm. F++ w/operc. New Zealand.      shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment

SOLD....Buccinulum (buccinulum) pertinax Von Martens, 1878....25 mm. F+. New Zealand.      shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


NOTE: We have a decided surplus of this species!! Feel free to put on your bargaining hat accordingly...

....29167...(2)...Buccinum bayani Jousseaume, 1883....108 to 112 mm. F+ high w/operc. Great examples with well flared, mostly intact lips & complete perio...Korea...$32 (2 available)

....31107...(5)...Buccinum bayani Jousseaume, 1883....82 to 87 mm. F+ to F+ high w/operc. & w/perio.   For the space-limited collector. Good examples, showing mostly complete adult lip flare & periostracum...Korea...$23  (5 available)

....31106...(3)...Buccinum bayani Jousseaume, 1883....90 to 95 mm. F+ w/operc. & w/perio.   Great, mid-sized specimens with flared, adult lips & complete perio...Korea...$25  (3 available)

....29164...(1)...Buccinum bayani Jousseaume, 1883....103 mm. F+ w/operc.  Perio is eroded but the lip is well flared & nearly perfect...Korea...$27  (1 available)

....29165...(1)...Buccinum bayani Jousseaume, 1883....98 mm. F+ w/operc.  No perio but flared & thickened lip...Korea...$25  (1 available)

....29166...(2)...Buccinum bayani Jousseaume, 1883....115.5, 114 mm. F+ w/operc.  Large, with most of the nuclear whorl, periostracum & flared but chipped lip...Korea...$32  (2 available)

....29168...(1)...Buccinum bayani Jousseaume, 1883....107 mm. F+ (part of lip just broke - otherwise great!) w/operc.  Nice specimen at a bargain price...Korea...$19  (1 available)

....29169...(3)...Buccinum bayani Jousseaume, 1883....103 to 105 mm. F+ w/operc.  With mature, re-rolled, slightly rough lips & full perio...Korea...$28  (3 available)

....29170...(1)...Buccinum bayani Jousseaume, 1883....99 mm. F+ w/operc.  Interesting example with darker than average perio...Korea...$22  (1 available)

....29171...(2)...Buccinum bayani Jousseaume, 1883....96 to 98 mm. F+ w/operc.  Good specimens, with complete perio but slightly rough, flared lips...Korea...$20  (2 available)

....29172...(3)...Buccinum bayani Jousseaume, 1883....88 to 94 mm. F+ w/operc.  Nice typical specimens with complete perio & fully adult lips...Korea...$16  (3 available)

SOLD....Buccinum bayani Jousseaume, 1883....119 mm. F+ w/operc, w/perio.   Korea.      shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment

SOLD....Buccinum bayani Jousseaume, 1883....100 mm. F+ w/operc. & w/perio.   Korea.      shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....38600...(2)...Buccinum leucostoma Lischke, 1872....69, 75 mm. F++. Great examples, with fully intact, slightly re-rolled lip...Japan...$16 (2 available)


SOLD....Buccinum opistoplectum Dall, 1907....91 mm. F+ high w/operc. & w/perio. Korea.      shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment

SOLD....Buccinum opistoplectum Dall, 1907....67 to 71 mm. F+ w/operc. & w/perio.  Korea.      shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....26357...(1)...Buccinum sagamianum Okutani, 1977....37 mm. F+ Solid. w/operc.  A bit like a miniature Ancistrolepis. "One time supply" according to our source...Japan...$33   (1 available)


SOLD....Buccinum striatissimum Sowerby, 1899....99 mm. F+ high. Excellent, big specimen with fully intact apex & lip...Japan...$25 (1 available)


....42631...(3)...Buccinum undatum Linne, 1758....64 to 69 mm. F++ w/operc.  Well cleaned examples with fully intact lips...Canada...$9 (3 available)

....42632...(1)...Buccinum undatum Linne, 1758....74 mm. F++ w/operc.  With typical coraline encrustation on the apex, and full lip and canal...Canada...$10 (1 available)

....42633...(3)...Buccinum undatum Linne, 1758....65 to 68 mm. F++ w/operc.  Cleaned in the Japanese fashion, with dorsal growths intact to show how it acts as camouflage...Canada...$8 (3 available)

....42634...(2)...Buccinum undatum Linne, 1758....67, 74 mm. F++ w/operc.  Fully intact examples, bleached to whiten the coraline growths...Canada...$7 (2 available)

....41463...(1)...Buccinum undatum Linne, 1758....87 mm. F+ w/operc.  Good sized example with excellent lip...Scotland...$5 (1 available)

....33623...(1)...Buccinum undatum fm. sinistrosum Jeffreys, 1867....45 mm. F.  The named form for the really rare sinistral (left handed) whelk, though with broken lip...England...$300  (1 available)

SOLD...Buccinum undatum Linne, 1758....81 mm. F+ w/operc. Atlantic Canada.      shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment

SOLD....Buccinum undatum Linne, 1758....75 mm. F++ w/operc. Atlantic Canada.      shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....31113...(1)...Buccinum cf. yokomaruae Yamashita & Habe, 1965 (May be undescribed. Formerly listed as B. mirandum Smith, 1875)....40 mm. F+ high w/operc. & w/perio.  Tan with brown mottled bands & nearly obsolete spiral cords...Korea...$11  (1 available)

SOLD....Buccinum cf. yokomaruae Yamashita & Habe, 1965 ....37.5  mm. F++ w/operc. & w/perio.  Korea.      shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....42121...(3)...Burnupena limbosa Lamarck, 1822....40 to 49 mm. F+. Brown, live taken examples with excellent lips and complete with opercs...Namibia...$4 (3 available)

SOLD....Burnupena limbosa Lamarck, 1822....48 mm. F+ w/operc. Namibia.      shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....37268...(1)...Caducifer atlanticus Coelho, Matthews & Cardoso, 1970....13 mm. F++. Brown blotched & banded mini-triton, though in Buccinidae...Brazil...$10 (1 available)

....27797...(1)...Caducifer cf. atlanticus Coelho, Matthews & Cardoso, 1970....12 mm. F++.  Decollated dwarf triton with brown & white axial markings...Brazil...$12  (1 available)


....37991...(2)...Cantharus cancellarius Conrad, 1846....20 to 25 mm. F++. Spiral corded & axially ridged, with good lips...West Mexico...$3 (2 available)


SOLD....Cantharus distortus Auth ?....39 mm. F++. Panama.      shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


SOLD....Cantharus elegans Griffith & Pidgeon, 1834....43 mm. F++. West Mexico.      shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....29638...(2)...Cantharus fumosus Dillwyn, 1817....32, 34 mm. F++.  Great examples, with orange dentate lip & "smoked" black surface sculpture...Philippines...$3  (2 available)

....30185...(4)...Cantharus fumosus Dillwyn, 1817....30 to 34 mm. F++.  With fully adult, orange dentate lip & dark brown axial ridges...Philippines...$3  (4 available)

....15004...(1pr)...Cantharus fumosus Dillwyn, 1817....32 mm. F+.  Light and dark phase pair...Philippines...$4 (1 pair available)

....30187...(1pr)...Cantharus fumosus Dillwyn, 1817....29 & 31 mm. F++.  Nice pair, showing extremes of light & dark phases...Philippines...$5  (1 pair available)

....32625...(10)...Cantharus fumosus Dillwyn, 1817....25 to 30 mm. F++.  With well formed, orange tinted apperture & unusual brown spotting closer in pattern to C. wagneri...Philippines...$3  (10 available)

....31043...(1pr)...Cantharus fumosus Dillwyn, 1817....27 & 28 mm. F++.  Good pair showing variability of brown markings & orange apperture...Philippines...$5  (1 pair available)

....25689...(10)...Cantharus fumosus Dillwyn, 1817....26 to 28 mm. F++ w/operc.  Typical examples with fuzzy perio intact...India...$2  (10 available)

....25535...(1)...Cantharus fumosus Dillwyn, 1817....26 mm. F++.  Boldly brown spotted axial ribs...Philippines...$2  (1 available)

....25212...(3)...Cantharus fumosus Dillwyn, 1817....23 to 26 mm. F++.  Nicely contrasting brown on cream axial ridges...Australia...$2   (3 available)

....25037...(1)...Cantharus fumosus Dillwyn, 1817....25 mm. F++.  Dentate lip intact, brown axial ridges...Philippines...$2  (1 available)

....12585...(1)...Cantharus fumosus Dillwyn, 1817....21 mm. F++ w/operc.  Good but a bit small...Guam...$2  (1 available)

....9541...(3)...Cantharus fumosus Dillwyn, 1817....21 mm. F+ w/operc. Dark brown.Australia...$5 for all trio  (3 available)

SOLD...Cantharus fumosus Dillwyn, 1817....26 mm. F++. Philippines.      shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment

SOLD...Cantharus cf. fumosus Dillwyn, 1817....33 mm. F+. Philippines.      shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment

SOLD...Cantharus cf. fumosus Dillwyn, 1817....24.5 mm. F++. Philippines.      shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....39188...(4)...Cantharus fusiformis Blainville, 1837....42 to 48 mm. F++. Large examples, brown and white marbled, with strong spiral cords and crenulate lips...Panama...$15 (4 available)


....15005...(2)...Cantharus gemmatus Reeve, 1846....28 - 30 mm. F++ w/operc. & perio. Dark fuzzy brown with white mouth...Peru...$3 (2 available)


....36869...(1)...Cantharus iostomus Gray, 1834....22 mm. F++. Boldly brown blotched Buccinidae...Philippines...$5 (1 available)

....36277...(1pr)...Cantharus iostomus Gray, 1834....18 & 20 mm. F++. Well beaded & mottled with brown...Philippines....$5  (1 pair available)

....29096...(1)...Cantharus iostomus Gray, 1834....26 mm. F++.  Fine, beaded sculpture with bold orange blotches on white...Philippines...$2  (1 available)

....27312...(6)...Cantharus iostomus Gray, 1834....23 to 26 mm. F++.  Brown mottled, finely beaded Buccinidae...Philippines...$2  (6 available)

....20719...(15)...Cantharus iostomus Gray, 1843....15 to 17 mm. F++.  Great pattern of brown blotches & bands on tan...Philippines...$3 for 2 (15 available)

....25038...(5)...Cantharus iostomus Gray, 1834....18 to 22 mm. F++.  Great banded pattern & cancellate sculpture...Philippines...$2 (5 available)

....27810...(1)...Cantharus iostomus Gray, 1834....16 mm. F++ w/operc.  Rarely supplied with operc due to its small size. Primo for opercular perfectionist at a pitifully low price!...Philippines...$2  (1 available)

....31344...(1)...Cantharus iostomus Gray, 1834....21 mm. F+.  Prettily brown mottled Buccinidae...Philippines...$2  (1 available)

....28147...(17)...Cantharus iostomus Gray, 1834....20 to 26 mm. F+.  Elongate, mottled with shades of brown on cream...Philippines...$2  (17 available)

....28482...(3)...Cantharus iostomus Gray, 1834....21 to 24 mm. F+.  Cancellate & brown blotched Buccinidae...Philippines...$4 for all three.  (3 available)

....15660...(8)...Cantharus iostomus Gray in Griffith & Pidgeon, 1834....16 - 21 mm. F+.  Tan with brown patterned axial riblets...Philippines...$2 (8 available)

....25421...(2prs)...Cantharus iostomus Gray, 1834....18 to 22 mm.   Beaded ribs & brown blotched pattern...Philippines...$3  (2 pairs available)

SOLD....Cantharus iostomus Gray, 1834....19 to 22 mm. F++.  Philippines.      shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


NEW....43166...(1)...Cantharus leucotaeniatus Kosuge, 1985....38 mm. F++.  Brown mottled and strongly ribbed, with finely dentate lip...Philippines...$7 (1 available)

....34341...(2)...Cantharus leucotaeniatus Kosuge, 1985....37, 41 mm. F++.  Brown lined deep water Buccinidae with wide spaced axial ribs...Philippines...$5  (2 available)

....36865...(1)...Cantharus leucotaeniatus Kosuge, 1985....38 mm. F++. Great specimen, spiral lined in brown & with intact, finely dentate lip...Philippines...$7 (1 available)

....30841...(4)...Cantharus leucotaeniatus Kosuge, 1985....32 to 38 mm. F++.  Nice, brown mottled specimens, with fully developed lips...Philippines...$5  (4 available)

....31340...(1)...Cantharus leucotaeniatus Kosuge, 1985....35 mm. F++.  With strong, brown tinted axial ribs & intact, fully formed, finely dentate lip...Philippines...$5  (1 available)

SOLD....Cantharus leucotaeniatus Kosuge, 1985....37 mm. F++. Philippines.      shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....33169...(3)...Cantharus melanostomus Sowerby, 1825....44 to 47 mm. F++ w/operc.  Large, with orange dentate lip & black parietal glaze...Indonesia...$8  (3 available)


....12615...(1)...Cantharus multangula Philippi, 1848....24 mm. F++.  (1 w/operc.). White, gray & brown...Florida...$4  (1 available)

....9523...(1set)...Cantharus multangula Philippi, 1848....14 - 27 mm. F/F+. Set of 9 shows size & colour variations...Florida..$15 new price (1 set available)

....9523B...(2)...Cantharus multangula Philippi, 1848....18-20 mm. F+. Brown lined...Florida..$3  (2 available)


....29443...(1)...Cantharus multangulus Philippi, 1848....24 mm. F+.  Neat little Buccinidae with fine tan spiral lines...Florida...$5  (1 available)


....39169...(3)...Cantharus pallidus Broderip & Sowerby, 1835....43 to 46 mm. F++. Good big examples with a touch of brown to belie its name...West Mexico...$5 (3 available)

....37876...(5)...Cantharus pallidus Broderip & Sowerby, 1829....18 to 23 mm. F+. Good beach specimens, with intact, finely dentate lip & siphonal canal...West Mexico...$4 (5 available)


....37875...(1)...Cantharus panamicus Hertlein & Strong, 1951....21 mm. F+. Good if beached examples of this Pacific counterpart of C. multangulus...West Mexico...$6 (1 available)


....30186...(2)...Cantharus pulchra Reeve, 1844....23 to 24 mm. F++.  Aptly named, orange with brown spiral lines & lovely lavender-pink edged apperture...Philippines...$3 for 2  (2 available)

....32597...(9)...Cantharus (Pollia) pulchra Reeve, 1846....17 to 23 mm. F+.  With orange beaded surface & pinkish apperture...Philippines...$3  (9 available)

Cantharus pulchra Reeve, 1844....21 mm. F++. Dark colour form with brown body, orange nodules & bright pink aperture...Philippines...$4 (1 available)

....32335...(1)...Cantharus pulchraReeve, 1846....20 mm. F++.  Pretty pinkish orange, with well developed lip & parietal shield...Philippines...$3  (1 available)

....15662...(6 pairs)...Cantharus (Clivipollia) pulchra Reeve, 1844....12 - 16 mm. F++. Nice quality typical specimens...$3  (6 pairs available)

SOLD...Cantharus pulchra Reeve, 1846....20 mm. F++.  Philippines.      shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....39189...(3pr)...Cantharus rubiginosus Reeve, 1846....19 to 25 mm. Orange-brown marked and with a lighter mid-band...Japan...$3 (3 pairs available)


....38608...(5)...Cantharus sanguinolentus Duclos, 1833....26 to 28 mm. F++. Picked from dozens for best condition & red coloured apertural rim...West Mexico...$4 (5 available)


....42329...(1)...Cantharus specie....17 mm. F++.  The size & shape of pulchra, but with the black spiral lines of undosa. Unusual...Philippines...$6 (1 available)


....38609...(1)...Cantharus tranquebaricus Gmelin, 1791....35 mm. F++. With intact, finely dentate lip...India...$4 (1 available)

....15405...(2)...Cantharus tranquebaricus Gmelin, 1791....45 - 47 mm. F++.  Orange-tan with brown columella..Philippines...$3  (2 available)

....25688...(9)...Cantharus tranquebaricus Gmelin, 1791....34 to 37 mm. F++ w/operc.  With velvety brown periostracum intact & complete, dentate lips...India...$3  (9 available)

SOLD...Cantharus tranquebaricus Gmelin, 1791....50 - 60 mm. F++ w/operc.  India.      shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


NEW....43039...(1)...Cantharus undosus Linne, 1758....36 mm. F++ w/perio.  Interesting fresh specimen with velvety brown periostracum...Somalia...$4 (1 available)

...41903...(1)... Cantharus undosus Linne, 1758....33 mm. F++.  Fresh, uneroded example with black spiral ridges and fully intact lip...Somalia...$4 (1 available)

....31595...(1)...Cantharus undosus Linne, 1758....38 mm. F+.  Nice, clean, brown spiral corded example...Philippines...$3  (1 available)

....15007...(5)...Cantharus undosus Linne, 1758....29 - 35 mm. F++.  Light brown on cream - unusual color...Philippines...$2  (5 available)

....9554...(2prs)...Cantharus undosus Linneaus, 1758....25 - 34 mm. F+. Brown lined with orange lips...Taiwan...$2  (2 pairs available)

....9542...(6prs)...Cantharus undosus Linne, 1758....23 - 31 mm. F+. Raised brown spiral cords...SE India...$3  (6 pairs available)

SOLD....Cantharus undosus Linne, 1758....36 mm. F++.  Philippines.      shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....27166...(2)...Cantharus variegatus Gray, 1839....36 to 39 mm. F++ w/operc.  Boldly mottled in brown & blue-gray...Cape Verde Islands...$8  (2 available)

....24163...(1)...Cantharus variegatus Gray, 1839....36 mm. F++ w/operc.  Beautiful blue-gray with brown clouding, full, purple stained highly serrated lips...Cape Verde Islands...$10  (1 available)

....34342...(1)...Cantharus variegatus  Gray, 1839....35 mm. F++.  Boldly clouded & banded in brown on slate blue-gray...Cape Verdes...$10  (1 available)


....9545...(1)...Cantharus viverratus Keiner, 1834....28 mm. F+. Almost checkerboard pattern...Sao Tome...$4  (1 available)


....15008...(1)...Cantharus wagneri Anton, 1839....35 mm. F+.  Tan with rows of brown intercostal blotches...Philippines...$3  (1 available)

....27640...(2)...Cantharus wagneri Anton, 1839....26, 32 mm. F++.  With fully developed lip & standout brown stained axial ridges...Philippines...$4  (2 available)

....29640...(1)...Cantharus wagneri Anton, 1839....31 mm. F+. With square brown spots, toothed lip & extended siphonal canal...Philippines...$4  (1 available)

....38468...(1)...Cantharus wagneri Anton, 1839....25 mm. F++. Cream, with square brown spots between axial ribs...Philippines...$4 (1 available)

....25039...(1)...Cantharus wagneri Anton, 1839....23 mm. F+.  3 bands of brown spots between axial ridges...Philippines...$3  (1 available)

....37057...(1)...Cantharus wagneri Anton, 1839....20 mm. F++. Not big but truly fine example with fully formed & thickened lip. Valkyries would be pleased...Philippines...$4 (1 available)

....34343...(2)...Cantharus wagneri Anton, 1839....13 mm. F+.  Light brown banded & spotted between the axial ridges...French Polynesia...$3  (2 available)

SOLD.....Cantharus wagneri ....32 & 22 mm. F++.  Philippines.      shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


SOLD....Cantharus cf. wrightae Cernohorsky, 1974....32 mm. F++.  Philippines.      shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


SOLD...Cantharus sp. (#54)....33 mm. F++.  Philippines.      shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment

SOLD....Cantharus sp.....29 mm. F++.  Philippines.      shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....28859...(1)...Colubraria antiquata Hinds, 1844....32 mm. F+ high.  With complete, fine-toothed lip. Bargain specimen of this scarce species due to small dorsal hole...Hawaii...$25  (1 available)

...30808...(1)...Colubraria antiquata Hinds, 1844....22 mm. F+.  Small scarce species, dark, finely sculptured, yet with fully developed lip & shield...Philippines...$55  (1 available)

....34783...(1)...Colubraria antiquata Hinds, 1844....20 mm. F+.  About as big as this small species gets...Philippines...$55  (1 available)

....37030...(1)...Colubraria antiquata Hinds, 1844....19 mm. Gem. Rare mini-species in rare condition, fresh & dark...Philippines...$25 (1 available)

....41223...(1)....Colubraria antiquata Hinds, 1844....17 mm. F++.  Great specimen of this scarce miniature Colubraria with complete lip...Philippines...$22 (1 available)

....20740...(3)...Colubraria antiquata Hinds, 1844....12 to 16 mm. F+ high.  RARE! Hard to get these little guys...Philippines...$20  (3 available)

....35621...(1)...Colubraria antiquata Hinds, 1844....14 mm. F++.  Tiny, uncommon, maybe the smallest member of the genus......Philippines...$74   (1 available)


....28485...(1set)...Colubraria castanea Kuroda & Habe, 1952....29, 38 & 45 mm. F++.  3 piece growth series...Philippines...$45  (1 set available)

....15652...(1)...Colubraria castanea Kuroda & Habe, 1952....41 mm. F+.  Thinner than C. muricata & with shiney callous...Philippines...$25 (1 available)

....22573...(1)...Colubraria castanea Kuroda & Habe, 1952....37 mm. F++.  Full lip & shield on this uncommon species...Philippines...$27 (1 available)

SOLD....Colubraria castanea Kuroda & Habe, 1952....53 mm. F++. Tanzania.      shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....27818...(2)...Colubraria cf. canariensis Nordsieck & Talavera, 1979....19, 20 mm. F++.  Dark brown miniature RARE endemic species...Sao Tome...$50  (2 available)


SOLD....Colubraria clathrata Sowerby, 1833....31 mm. F++.  Philippines.      shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....37027...(1)...Colubraria cummingi Dohrn, 1861....57.5 mm. F++. Big specimen of this rare species with full lip & parietal shield...Philippines...$39 (1 available)


SOLD....Colubraria kathiewayana Fittkan & Parth, 1992....16, 17 mm. F++.  Brazil.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....42078...(1)...Colubraria muricata Lightfoot, 1786....90 mm. F++. Large, heavy, darkly speckled fresh specimen...Tanzania...$18 (1 available)

....38601...(4)...Colubraria muricata Lightfoot, 1786....87 to 94 mm. F++. Jumbo specimens, with fully intact lip, parietal shield & canal...Philippines...$24 (4 available)

....38602...(3)...Colubraria muricata Lightfoot, 1786....79 to 82 mm. F++. Good big examples, fully intact and well speckled with brown...Philippines...$18 (3 available)

....37494...(1)...Colubraria muricata Lightfoot, 1786....80 mm. F++. Lovely, large example with fully developed lip & parietal shield...Tanzania...$20 new price (1 available)

....31268...(1)...Colubraria muricata Lightfoot, 1786....77 mm. F+ high.  Large, thick lipped specimen with "the BEST colour" darker than usual brown mottling...Philippines...$10  (1 available)

....19870...(1)...Colubraria muricata Lightfoot, 1786....76 mm. F++.  Thick lip & full parietal shield on this great, heavy specimen...Zanzibar or Australia - your choice!...$12  (1 available)

....29103...(1)...Colubraria muricata Lightfoot, 1786....52 mm. F++.  With full, complete lip & canal...Philippines...$6  (1 available)

....26064...(1)...Colubraria muricata Lightfoot, 1786....61 mm. F+ w/operc.  Excellent example, with great lip & brown speckling...Philippines...$7  (1 available)

....15653...(2)...Colubraria muricata Lightfoot, 1786....39 - 47 mm. F+.  Tan with brown & white bands & brown flecks..Philippines..$8  (2 available)


....41899...(1)...Colubraria nitidula Sowerby, 1833....49 mm. F+.  Great example with well formed lip and shield and oddly twisted spire...Somalia...$9 (1 available)

....29720...(1)...Colubraria nitidula Sowerby, 1833....29 mm. F+.  Tan-gray, with smooth, expansive parietal callus...Philippines...$5  (1 available)

....27647...(1)...Colubraria nitidula Sowerby, 1833....23 mm. F+.  Slightly small but with fully adult features...Philippines...$4  (1 available)

....28160...(2)...Colubraria nitidula Sowerby, 1830....40 to 43 mm. F++.  Fresh specimens with well thickened lip varix...Philippines...$5  (2 available)

....29277...(1)...Colubraria nitidula Sowerby, 1833....40 mm. F++.  Slender species, with smooth parietal shield & fully thickened lip...Philippines...$5  (1 available)

....27017...(1)...Colubraria nitidula Sowerby, 1833....35 mm. F++.  Great example of this unusually smooth specie...Philippines...$5  (1 available)

....26021...(1)...Colubraria nitidula Sowerby, 1823....29.5 mm. F++.  Smooth, brown speckled specimen with fully developed parietal shield...Philippines...$5  (1 available)

....23354...(1)...Colubraria nitidula Sowerby, 1833....25 mm. F+ high.  Smaller, hard-to-get member of this genus...Philippines...$5  (1 available)


....15809...(1)...Colubraria obscura Reeve, 1844....46.5 mm. F++. Good sized specimen with complete lip & parietal shield...Hondurus...$15

SOLD....Colubraria obscura Reeve, 1844....47 mm. F++.  Philippines.      shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment

SOLD....Colubraria obscura Reeve, 1844....39 - 41 mm. F++. Hondurus.      shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment

SOLD....Colubraria obscura Reeve, 1844....35 mm. F++.  Brazil.      shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....38603...(1)...Colubraria souverbii Reeve, 1844....66 mm. F++. Good example with well developed lip & distinctive red-brown, incised spiral grooves...Philippines...$16 (1 available)

SOLD...Colubraria soverbii Reeve, 1844....69 mm. F+ high. Philippines.      shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....29038...(1)...Colubraria sp.....45 mm. F+.  Light cream colour & minimal shield development. Possibly sub-adult...Philippines...$9  (1 available)

....37166...(1)...Colubraria sp. ....40 mm. F+. Apparently undescribed species matches "Shells of the Philippines" plate 34, figure 16...Philippines...$11 (1 available)

....34782...(1)...Colubraria sp.....39 mm. F+.  Seems to match "Shells of the Philippines" plate 34, fig. 13...Philippines...$12  (1 available)

....32843...(1)...Colubraria sp.....34 mm. F++.  This genus drives me stark raving nutzoid!!...Philippines...$15  (1 available)

....41224...(1)...Colubraria sp.....33 mm. F++.  Brown and white spotted specie seems to match "A Shells of the Philippines" plate 34, fig. 16 (un-named)...Philippines...$20 (1 available)

SOLD....Colubraria sp.....39 mm. F+.  Philippines.      shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....42079...(1)...Colubraria tortuosa Reeve, 1844....44 mm. F++.  Beautiful fresh specimen with wildly twisted apex...Philippines...$11 (1 available)

....41289...(2)...Colubraria tortuosa Reeve, 1844....47, 50 mm. F+.  Lightly beached specimens from a tough locality...Somalia...$7 (2 available)

....38604...(1)...Colubraria tortuosa Reeve, 1844....51 mm. F++. Big, well formed and definitely twisted specimen...Philippines...$11 (1 available)

....38605...(2)...Colubraria tortuosa Reeve, 1844....38, 40 mm. F++. Nice examples of this bent spired specie, with a band of patterned brown...Philippines...$7 (2 available)

....35199...(1)...Colubraria tortuosa Reeve, 1844....36 mm. F++.  Readily identified by its twisted spire...Philippines...$7  (1 available)

....31277...(1)...Colubraria tortuosa Reeve, 1844....41 mm. F++.  Great specimen, with fully developed dentate lip & pustulose parietal shield...Philippines...$8  (1 available)

....33855...(1)...Colubraria tortuosa Reeve, 1844....41 mm. F+ high. Tortured indeed, with distinctively twisted spire & single, slightly offset varix per whorl...Philippines...$8  (1 available)

SOLD....Colubraria tortuosa Reeve, 1844....36 mm. F++. Philippines.      shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment

SOLD....Colubraria tortuosa Reeve, 1844....36 mm. F++. Philippines.      shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment

SOLD....Colubraria tortuosa Reeve, 1844....34 mm. F++. Philippines.      shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....42228...(1)...Colus gracilis daCosta, 1778....50 mm. F+ w/operc.  Good specimen, live taken, with intact lip but mild growth scar...England...$24 (1 available)

....41047…(1)…Colus gracilis DaCosta, 1778….82 mm. F+ w/operc.  Nice & big for the specie, with operc. intact protoconch and partial perio...England...$30 (1 available)

....41048…(2)…Colus gracilis DaCosta, 1778....67 mm. F+/F++ w/operc.  Great examples with good apex, lips and canals...England...$25 (2 available)

SOLD....Colus gracilis DaCosta, 1778....64 mm. F++ w/operc.  England.        shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


SOLD....Colus islandicus Mohr, 1786....110 mm. F+ w/operc.  Iceland.        shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....41460...(1)...Colus jeffrieysianus Fischer, 1868....57 mm. F+ w/operc.  Nice, fat, live taken specimen of this hard to get Buccinid with perio and operc. Supplied on alcohol, but I had to clean them...England...$38 (1 available)


SOLD....Colus pubescens Verrill, 1882....82 mm. F+ w/operc.  Newfoundland.      shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment

SOLD...Colus pubescens Verrill, 1882....77 mm. F+ w/operc. Atlantic Canada.      shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


SOLD....Colus pygmaeus Gould, 1841....20 mm. F+. Atlantic Canada.      shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....42628...(1)...Colus simpsoni Morch, 1868....112 mm. F+ w/operc.  Good sized, intact example with good apex and canal, but slightly abbreviated lip...Canada...$18 (1 available)

....42629...(3)...Colus simpsoni Morch, 1868....90 to 94 mm. F w/operc.  Live taken and with good siphonal canals, but with growth lines &/or lip damage...Canada...$15 (3 available)

....42630...(1)...Colus simpsoni Morch, 1868....92 mm. F w/operc.  Live taken, but with scars, rough lip and canal. Life in the North Atlantic is hard!...Canada...$12 (1 available)


SOLD....Colus stimpsoni Morch, 1868>....110 mm. F+ w/operc.   Nova Scotia.      shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment

SOLD...Colus stimpsoni Morch, 1868....112.5 mm. F+ w/operc. Atlantic Canada.      shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment

SOLD...Colus stimpsoni Morch, 1868....110 mm. F+ w/operc. Atlantic Canada.      shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment

SOLD....Colus stimpsoni Morch, 1868....103 mm. F partial perio. USA.      shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....37271...(1)...Cominella eburnea Reeve, 1846....30 mm. F+. Creamy yellow & without pattern, this is very light coloured for their genus...Australia...$3 (1 available)


SOLD....Cominella maculosa Martyn, 1784....31 mm. F++ w/operc. New Zealand.      shell sold photo link retained for your enjoyment


....39674...(1)...Engina alveolata Kiener, 1836....16 mm. F++. Check out this beautiful red & black beaded Buccinid under a lens. Would be a famous shell if it were bigger!...Philippines...$15 (1 available)

....35538...(1)...Engina alveolata Kiener, 1836....16 mm. F+. With strong orange spotted axial ribs...Philippines...$5 (1 available)


....15664...(11pr)...Engina lanceolata Kuroda & Habe, 1971....7 - 10 mm. F+.  White with beaded brown axial ribs...Philippines...$3 (11 pairs available)


NEW....42924...(1)...Engina lannumi Schwengel, 1950....22.5 mm. F++.  Good, big specimen with fresh dark colours...Philippines...$6 (1 available)

....36866...(1)...Engina lannumi ....21 mm. F++. Big for this small Buccinid, nicely elongate & with lots of fine brown mottling. ID by supplier...Philippines...$5 (1 available)

SOLD....Engina (Prodotia) lannumi Schwengel, 1950....23 mm. F++.  Philippines.      shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....34848...(1)...Engina mactanensis Cernohorsky, 1985....12 mm. F+.  Endemic small Buccinidae with well varixed lip...Philippines...$3  (1 available)

....27866...(1)...Engina mactanensis Cernohorsky, 1985....11 mm. F+.  Tiny brown spotted nodules...Philippines...$3  (1 available)


....12595...(4)...Engina mendicaria Linne, 1758....11 - 15 mm. F+ some w/operc.  Sharp yellow lines on black...Thailand...$3  (4 available)


....37272...(2)...Engina tobagoensis Bartsch, 1931....12, 13 mm. F++. Pretty little Buccinidae with orange markings & black nodules...Equador...$5 (2 available)


....42127...(1)...Eosipho aldermenensis Powell, 1971....20 mm. F++. Neat miniature Buccinidae like a small, ribbed Colus...Mozambique...$50 (1 available)

....41675...(1)...Eosipho aldermenensis Powell, 1971....31 mm. F+.  Forget aldermen, you'll feel like the mayor with this scarce Buccinid in your collection...Mozambique...$32 (1 available)


SOLD....Euthria ponsonbyi Sowerby, 1889....39 mm. F++ w/operc.  South Africa.      shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


SOLD....Japelion adelphicus Dall, 1907....89 mm. F+.  Taiwan.      shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....41926...(1)...Japelion latus Dall, 1918....104 mm. F+ w/operc.  Large, lovely, live taken latus, with full protoconch and intact if slightly rough lip...Yellow Sea...$80 (1 available)

....41927...(3)...Japelion latus Dall, 1918....82 to 88 mm. F+ w/operc.  Great examples, live taken, with bulbose protoconch and good if typically rough lips...Yellow Sea...$75 (3 available)

....41928...(2)...Japelion latus Dall, 1918....82, 86 mm. F+.  Decent fresh dead collected starters, with typically rough lip...Yellow Sea...$45 (2 available)


....42586...(4)...Liomesus cf. dalei Sowerby, 1825....32 to 39 mm. F+ w/operc.  Good operculate specimens though with mild lip damage. Great price on a scarce specie...Europe?...$25 (4 available)

....39263...(1)...Liomesus cf. dalei Sowerby, 1825....46 mm F++ w/operc. Ex col specimen identified as Colus obesus. Not Colus as there is no siphonal canal. Only data is “connels linken” which may be a fishing area off Europe...$50 (1 available)

....39264...(3)...Liomesus cf. dalei Sowerby, 1825....35 to 40 mm F++ w/operc. Slightly smaller specimens of this blunt spired Buccinidae. See comments above...Europe?...$35 (3 available)


NEW....42934...(1)...Nassaria acuminata Reeve, 1844....28 mm. F++.  Sweet specimen of this smaller brown banded Buccinid...Philippines...$5 (1 available)

....42556...(1)...Nassaria acuminata Reeve, 1844....32 mm. Gem.  With strong lip varix and intact lip & canal...Philippines...$6 (1 available)

....42313...(1)...Nassaria acuminata Reeve, 1844....34 mm. F++.  Good example with brown spiral band...Philippines...$6 (1 available)

....39675...(6)...Nassaria acuminata Reeve, 1846....37 to 39 mm. F++. Good examples with intact siphonal canals and brown banding...Philippines...$6 (6 available)

SOLD...Nassaria acuminata Reeve, 1848....37 mm. F++. Philippines.      shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....42545...(1)...Nassarius comptus Adams, 1852....23 mm. F++.  Fresh example with channeled suture and bands of brown spots...Philippines...$6 (1 available)


....42546...(3)...Nassarius excellens Kuroda & Habe, 1961....21 to 23 mm. F++.  Smooth and silky species with nice lips...Philippines...$4 (3 available)


....42341...(1)...Nassaria fusiformis Sowerby, 1859....35 mm. F+.  All white Buccinidae has a healed dorsal break, but good lip and canal...Philippines...$4 (1 available)

....38469...(2)...Nassaria fusiformis Sowerby, 1859....34 to 38 mm. F++. High spired & finely beaded white Buccinid...Philippines...$4 (2 available)


....30510...(1)...Nassaria cf. pusilla Roding, 1798....32 mm. F++. Fat & finely reticulate, with full lip & siphonal canal...Indonesia...$7 (1 available)

....25661...(9)...Nassaria pusilla Roding, 1798....23 to 29 mm. F+.  Small, squat & solid, very like the Nassaridae this Buccinid is named for...India...$7   (9 available)

....15868...(1)...Nassaria pusilla Roding, 1798....14 mm. F++.  Similar to N. fusiformis but more squat...Philippines...$4  (1 available)


NEW....42881...(2)...Nassaria recurva Sowerby, 1859....19, 20 mm. F++.  Neat miniature Buccinidae with brown markings...Philippines...$3 (2 available)

....37076...(1)...Nassaria cf. recurva Sowerby, 1859....34 mm. Gem. Nicely brown banded, with well spaced axial ridges & varixed lip...Philippines...$4 (1 available)


....33814...(1)...Nassaria spinigera Hayashi & Habe, 1965....46 mm. F++.   Big Buccinidae with fully formed lips & sharply nodulose brown spiral cords...Philippines...$7  (1 available)

SOLD...Nassaria spinigera Hayashi & Habe, 1965....47 to 50 mm. F++.  Thailand.      hell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....39128...(7)...Nassaria species....42 to 52 mm. F++. Interesting Buccinid specie, between N. magnifica & N. solida, with nodulose axial ridges...Philippines?...$7 (7 available)i

....32794...(1)...Nassaria species....35 mm. F++.  Squat, brown banded Buccinindae. Seems to match "Shells of the Philippines" pl. 44 fig. 20....Philippines...$6  (1 available)

....32751...(1)...Nassaria species....32 mm. F++.  Buccinidae with high spire & strong, beaded axial cords. See "Shells of the Philippines" plate 44, fig. 15...Philippines...$5  (1 available)

....36174...(1)...Nassaria species. ....22 mm. F+. Neat deep dredged specie, quite Buccinid-looking, with brown spiral cords over the axial ridges...New Caledonia...$6 (1 available)


SOLD....Neptunea antiqua Linne, 1758....79 mm. F+ w/operc.  England.      shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....41923...(1)...Neptunea arthritica fm. cumingi Crosse, 1862....100 mm. F+ w/operc.  Large live taken specimen though with typically rough lip...South China Sea...$110 (1 available)

....41924...(1)...Neptunea arthritica fm. cumingi Crosse, 1862....86 mm. F+ w/operc.  Big brown operculate specimen though with typically rough lip...South China Sea...$95 (1 available)

....41464...(1)...Neptunea arthritica Bernardi, 1857....115 mm. F w/operc.  Huge but rather rough, though apparently live taken as the operc is included. The Pit Bull of shells!...Japan?...$12 (1 available)

....41465...(1)...Neptunea arthritica fm. cumingii Crosse, 1862....89 mm. F+ w/operc.   Big brown example of this sinistral form and complete with operc...Yellow Sea...$120 (1 available)

....41580...(1)...Neptunea arthritica fm. cumingi Crosse, 1862....82 mm. F+ w/operc.  Live taken specimen of the named sinistral form, white with brown spiral bands. Lip worn back along natural growth line...China...$125 (1 available)

....41581...(1)...Neptunea arthritica fm.  cumingi Crosse, 1862....74 mm. F+ w/operc.  Sweet sinistral specimen with lots of fine brown spiral lines. Live taken but lip typically rough...China...$110 (1 available)

....41466...(1)...Neptunea arthritica fm. cumingii Crosse, 1862....61 mm. F w/operc.  Sinistral, white with brown spiral lines. Lip is rough but canal & protoconch are intact...East China Sea...$85 (1 available)

....41323...(1)...Neptunea arthritica fm. cumingi Crosse, 1862....89 mm. F+ w/operc.  Great specimen of the named sinistral white form...East China Sea...$120 (1 available)

....41040...(1)...Neptunea arthritica fm. cumingi Crosse, 1862....70 mm. F+ w/operc.  Rare sinistral version, live taken but a bit rough lipped...Yellow Sea...$115 (1 available)

SOLD....Neptunea arthritica Bernardi, 1857....94 to 98 mm. F+ w/operc. & w/perio.   Korea.      shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment

SOLD....Neptunea arthritica Bernardi, 1857....84 mm. F+w/operc.  China.      shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment

SOLD....Neptunea cf. arthritica Bernardi, 1857....57 mm. F+ w/operc. & w/perio.   Korea.      shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....42624...(1)...Neptunea decemcostata Say, 1826....90 mm. F+ w/operc.  Nice sized specimen with good lip, but a ventral scar...Canada...$25 (1 available)

....42625...(1)...Neptunea decemcostata Say, 1826....94 mm. F w/operc.  Two massive scars on this bargain study specimen show how rough life in the North Atlantic can be...Canada...$15 (1 available)

....42626...(1)...Neptunea decemcostata Say, 1826....81 mm. F+ w/operc.  Good example with complete protoconch and canal, but slightly rough lip...Canada...$23 (1 available)

....42627...(1)...Neptunea decemcostata Say, 1826....72  mm. F+ w/operc.  This one has a dorsal scar, but with perfect lip and siphonal canal...Canada...$20 (1 available)

....41190...(1)...Neptunea decemcostata Say, 1826....71 mm. F++ w/operc.  Although not large, this is in top, live taken condition, with good lip, canal & slightly bulbose protoconch...Nova Scotia...$28 (1 available)

....37540...(1)...Neptunea decemcostata Say, 1826....110 mm. F+. Jumbo example, with good lip, canal & most of the protoconch, though with a couple of growth lines & minor sponge damage...Atlantic Canada...$20 (1 available)

SOLD...Neptunea decemcostata Say, 1826....118 mm. F+ w/operc.  Canada.      shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment

SOLD...Neptunea decemcostata Say, 1826....108 mm. F+. Atlantic Canada.      shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment

SOLD....Neptunea decemcostata Say, 1826....98 mm. F+ w/operc.  Canada. 

SOLD....Neptunea decemcostata Say, 1826....85 mm. F+ high w/operc.  Canada.      shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment

SOLD....Neptunea decemcostata Say, 1826....72 mm. F+. USA.      shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


SOLD....Neptunea intersculpta Sowerby, 1899....110 mm. F. Japan.      shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment

SOLD....Neptunea intersculpta Sowerby, 1899....102 mm. F+ w/operc. Korea.      shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment

SOLD....Neptunea intersculpta Sowerby, 1899....77 mm. F+ w/operc.  Japan.      shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....41041...(1)...Neptunea cf. kuroshio Oyama, 1958....83 mm. F+. Pure white and spirally corded, with lip filed along natural growth line...China...$25 (1 available)


SOLD....Neptunea cf. phoenicia Dall, 1891....72 mm. F+ w/operc.  British Columbia.      shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


SOLD...Neptunea polycostata Scarlatto, 1955....90 mm. F+ w/operc. South China Sea.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....34247...(1)...Northia pristis Deshayes, 1844....54 mm. F++.  Big, heavy examples with prominent shoulder knob & intact lip...Mexico...$4  (1 available)

....31209...(1)...Northia pristis Deshayes, 1844....50 mm. F+/F++.  Slightly smaller specimens for those with stuffed Buccinidae trays...Peru...$3  (1 available)

....32954...(4)...Northia pristis Deshayes, 1844....48 to 59 mm. F+ high.  Fresh examples with intact lips & partial periostracums...Peru...$4  (4 available)

SOLD....Northia pristis Deshayes, 1844....58 to 68 mm. F+/F++.  Peru.      shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment

SOLD....Northia pristis Deshayes, 1844....59 mm. F++. Panama.      shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


SOLD...Paraeuthria plumbea Philippi, 1841....23, 30 mm. F++ w/operc.  Argentina.      shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


SOLD...Penion fairfieldae Powell, 1947....170 mm. F.  New Zealand.      shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


SOLD....Phos beaui Fischer & Barnardi,1860....27, 29 mm. F++.  Barbados.      shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment

....41676...(2)...Phos candei Orbigny, 1842....17 mm. F++.  Plump white Buccinidae with axial ribs and good lips...Mozambique...$3 (1 available)


....32955...(2)...Phos crassus Hinds, 1843....48 to 54 mm. F++.  Large for the genus, with fine spiral cords & strong axial ribs...Peru...$5  (2 available)

....31218...(7)...Phos crassus Hinds, 1843....45 to 53 mm. F+ high.  Big for the genus, with tan tinted axial ridges & well formed appertures...Peru...$4  (7 available)

....34588...(4)...Phos crassus Hinds, 1843....45 to 55 mm. F+ high.  Axial ridges with fine spiral cords & brown bands on white...Peru...$4  (4 available)


....33322...(2)...Phos cyanostoma Adams, 1851....17 to 19 mm. F++.  Similar to P. textum but with dark brown rather than orange aperture...Philippines...$6  (2 available)

....31172...(1)...Phos cyanostoma Adams, 1851....18, 21 mm. F+.  Creamy white with bright orange lined apperture...Philippines...$6  (1 available)


....34852...(1)...Phos elegantissimum Hayashi & Habe, 1965....16 mm. F+.  Delicate, deep water Buccinidae species. ID by supplier...Philippines...$11  (1 available)

EXCEPTIONAL SPECIMEN....SOLD...Phos elegantissimum Hayashi & Habe, 1965....26 mm. F++. RARE! Finely ribbed, with occasional brown spotted vatices...Philippines.      shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....36069...(1)...Phos hirasei Sowerby, 1913....28 mm. F++. Fine specimens, with fully developed & slightly flared, varixed lip...Philippines...$6  (1 available)

....35446...(1)...Phos hirasei Sowerby, 1913....24, 30 mm. F++.  Lots of axial ribs & a strong, white edged lip varix...Philippines...$6 (1 available)

....35223...(1)...Phos hirasei Sowerby, 1913....23 mm. F++.  Good example, with tan bands over strong cancellate sculpture...Philippines...$6  (1 available)

....35105...(1)...Phos hirasei Sowerby, 1913....25 mm. F++.  Top grade typical example with good lip & apex...Philippines...$6  (1 available)

....25082...(3)...Phos hirasei Sowerby, 1930....22 to 24 mm. F++.  Nice species, delicately sculpted & subtly shaded...Philippines...$6  (3 available)

....29680...(2)...Phos hirasei Sowerby, 1913....23, 26 mm. F++.  With fine axial ribs...Philippines...$6  (2 available)

....29772...(4)...Phos hirasei Sowerby, 1913....21 to 25 mm. F++.  Wonderfully fine cancellate sculpture & light brown markings...Philippines...$5  (4 available)

....30266...(2)...Phos hirase Sowerby, 1913....25, 27 mm. F++.  With narrow axial ribs & fine brown spiral lines...Philippines...$6  (2 available)

....27464...(1)...Phos hirasei Sowerby, 1913....27 mm. F++.  Finely cancellate sculpture & brown spotted varices...Philippines...$6  (1 available)

....31255...(4)...Phos hirasei Sowerby, 1913....26 to 29 mm. F+ high.  With finely ribbed axial ridges & light tan bands...Philippines...$5  (4 available)

....36120...(1)....Phos hirasei Sowerby, 1913....19 mm. F+. Nice example of this cute Buccinidae...Philippines...$4  (1 available)

....33865...(1)...Phos cf. hirasei Sowerby, 1913....33 mm. F+.  Unique specimen with bonus barnacle piggyback rider...Philippines...$9  (1 available)

....32755...Phos hirasei Sowerby, 1913....27 mm. F+.  Lovey albinistic example with lots of fine axial ridges & even finer spiral cords...Philippines...$9  (1 available)

....30455...(1)...Phos hirasei Sowerby, 1913....28 mm. F+.  With wavy axial ribs & fine brown spiral lines...Philippines...$6  (1 available)

....25468...(6)...Phos hirasei Sowerby, 1913....18 to 23 mm. F+.  Another batch of these...Philippines...$6 (6 available)


....42342...(1)...Phos roseatus Hinds, 1844....35 mm. F++.  Fresh, dark banded example with intact, dentate lip...Philippines...$6 (1 available)

....33323...(3)...Phos roseatus Hinds, 1844....27 to 30 mm. F++.  Subtly banded in orange-tan, with thick lip varices...Philippines...$3  (3 available)

....35449...(1)...Phos roseatus Hinds, 1844....28 mm. F++.  Brown spiral bands reduced to a few orange spots between the axial ribs. Albinistic?...Philippines...$5 (1 available)

....26044...(1)...Phos roseatus Hinds, 1844....28 mm. F+.  Axially ridged tan mottled Buccinidae...Philippines...$3  (1 available)

....25292...(2)...Phos roseatus Hinds, 1844....24 to 27 mm. F++.  Great sculpture & beautifully brown banded...Australia...$3  (2 available)


....34274...(2)...Phos senticosus Linne, 1758....39 mm. F++ w/operc.  Light creamy tan with darker mid-band...ex col...$5  (2 available)

....9526...(1)...Phos senticosus Linnaeus, 1758....35 mm. F++. Tan and brown with spiny ribs...Australia...$4  (1 available)

....35447...(1)...Phos senticosus Linne, 1758....35 mm. F++.  With strong axial ridges & spinous shoulders, boldly banded in tan & brown...Philippines...$5 (1 available)

....38470...(1)...Phos senticosus Linne, 1758....34 mm. F++. Rich orange-brown with finely serrated lip...Philippines...$5 (1 available)

....9549...(1)...Phos senticosus Linnaeus, 1758....29 mm. Gem- w/operc. Dark brown beauty! Complete with operc...Australia..$6  (1 available)

....33707...(2)...Phos senticosus Linne, 1758....27, 30 mm. F++.  Spectacularly spiny axial ribs with fine spiral cords...Philippines...$4  (2 available)

....15655...(1)...Phos senticosus Linnaeus, 1758....28 mm. F+.  Tan with light brown band...Philippines...$4  (1 available)

SOLD...Phos senticosus Linne, 1758....43.5 mm. F++. Philippines.      shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment

SOLD....Phos senticosus Linne, 1758....41 mm. F++. Philippines.     shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment

SOLD...Phos senticosus Linne, 1758.....39 mm. F++ w/operc.  ex col.      shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....25293...(2)...Phos textum Gmelin, 1791....21 to 23 mm. F++. Pretty! Snowy white with bright orange apperture...Australia...$5  (2 available)

....36864...(1)...Phos textum Gmelin, 1791....17.5 mm. F++. Creamy white with bright orange rimmed aperture...Philippines...$5 (1 available)


....36868...(1)...Phos textum cf. cyanostoma Adams, 1850....18.5 mm. F++. Bright orange rimmed aperture replaced by 2 purple-brown spots on the columella...Philippines...$5 (1 available)


....30160...(6)...Phos varicosus Gould, 1851....18 to 23 mm. F+.  Light tan & white, with dark apex...Philippines...$6  (6 available)


....35450...(1)...Phos species....27 mm. F++.  Odd unknown species, coloured like hirasei but shaped more like roseatus...Philippines...$11 (1 available)

....29773...(5)...Phos species....23 to 29 mm. F++. Highly elongate, with axial ribs, large brown blotches & fine dashed spiral lines. Doesn't seem to be in "Shells of the Philippines"...$9 (5 available)

....33864...(1)...Phos species....26 mm. F+.  Fatter than hirasei & smoother than senticosus. Unsure of species...Philippines...$6  (1 available)


....41297...(5)...Plicifusus griseus Dall, 1890....18 to 22 mm. F+.  Fresh dead examples, some with perio, and with nice lips...Washington...$15 (5 available)


....27907...(2)...Pisania bernardoi Costa & Gomes, 1998....13, 15 mm. F+.  Dark brown, recently described, mini-buccinidae...Brazil...$12  (2 available)


....36388...(1)...Pisania fasciculata Reeve, 1846....31 mm. F++. Shiny burnt orange with black spiral lines & white clouds...Philippines...$5  (1 available)

....38467...(3)...Pisania fasciculata Reeve, 1846....24 to 29 mm. F+. Orange-tan Buccinid with spiral black lines & dashes...Philippines...$4 (3 available)

....37423...(1)...Pisania fasciculata Reeve, 1846....28 mm. F++. Beautiful Buccinid in burnt orange with black spiral lines & light clouds...Philippines...$4 (1 available)

SOLD...Pisania fasciculata Reeve, 1846....31 mm. F++.  Philippines.     shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....33577...(1)...Pisania ignea Gmelin, 1791....31 mm. F+.  Yellow-tan with bands of brown markings & intact, slightly undulate lip...Philippines...$3  (1 available)

....35452...(1)...Pisania ignea Gmelin, 1791....29 mm. F++.  Unusual pattern for the specie, with bold axial brown flames & minimal spiral markings...Philippines...$5 (1 available)

SOLD....Pisania ignea Gmelin, 1791....34 mm. F++.  Philippines.     shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....42615...(1)...Pisania tritonoides Reeve, 1846....30 mm. F++.  Good specimen with bold brown & cream pattern...Philippines...$6 (1 available)

....42343...(2)...Pisania cf. tritonoides Reeve, 1846....26, 27 mm. F++.  Chocolate brown with finely toothed white aperture...Philippines...$5 (2 available)


....34362...(1)...Pollia vicdani Kosuge, 1984....39 mm. F+.  Spiral threaded over axial ridges, with broad, brown & white bands...Philippines...$8  (1 available)

....31249...(2)...Pollia vicdani Kosuge, 1984....34 to 37 mm. F++. Pollia wanna cracker?? Axially ridged, spirally corded & patterned with white & tan bands. Scarce Buccinid...Philippines...$8  (2 available)

SOLD....Pollia vicdani Kosuge, 1984....26 mm. F+.  Philippines.      shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....41941...(1)...Pyrulofusus melonis Dall, 1891....120 mm. F+.  Nice big example of this scarce Arctic Buccinidae, though with lip slightly abbreviated...Alaska...$120 (1 available)


....29137...(2)...Reticubuccinum acutispiratum Dall, 1907....40 to 50 mm. F+ w/operc.  Slightly smaller specimens, though most still have the flared adult's lip...Korea...$6  (2 available)

SOLD....Reticubuccinum acutispiratum Dall, 1907....52 to 60 mm. F+ w/operc.  Korea.      shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....39325...(1)...Searlesia dira Reeve, 1843....37 mm. F+. High spired Buccinid with strongly lyrate aperture...Washington...$3 (1 available)

SOLD...Searlesia dira Reeve, 1846....34 mm. F++ w/operc.  Alaska.     shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


SOLD....Siphonalia cassidariaeformis funerea Pilsbry, 1895....51 mm. F+. Japan.     shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment

SOLD....Siphonalia cassidariaeformis Reeve, 1843....51 mm. F+. Japan.     shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment

SOLD....Siphonalia cassidariaeformis Reeve, 1843....40 & 42 mm. F++. Japan.      shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment

SOLD....Siphonalia cassidariaeformis Reeve, 1843....41 mm. F++. West Mexico.        shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....35014...(2)...Siphonalia fusoides Reeve, 1846....42 to 44 mm. F++ w/operc.  Nice examples with intact lips. Slightly smaller & so is the price...Korea...$4  (2 available)

SOLD....Siphonalia fusoides Reeve, 1846....45 mm. F++ w/operc.  Korea.      shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


SOLD....Siphonalia modificata Reeve, 1846....49 mm. F++. Japan.      shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....38615...(3)...Siphonalia pfeifferi Sowerby, 1900....48 to 51 mm. F++. Beautifully developed specimens with brown speckled spiral cords...Japan...$9 (3 available)

....26400...(1)..Siphonalia pfeifferi Sowerby, 1900....35 mm. F++ w/operc. With brown spotted spiral cords & well developed parietal ledge...Japan...$10 (1 available)


SOLD....Siphonalia signum Reeve, 1843....44 mm. F++. Japan.      shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....35011...(1)...Siphonalia spadicea fm. fuscolineata Pease, 1860....41 mm. F++ w/operc.  Nice, high spired mini Buccinid with fine, brown, stand-out spiral lines...Korea...$30  (1 available)

....35012...(2)...Siphonalia spadicea fm. fuscolineata Pease, 1860....34 to 38 mm. F++ w/operc.  Good slightly smaller specimens, strikingly spiral lined in brown, with intact lips...Korea...$25  (2 available)


....35419...(2)...Siphonofusus walleri Ladd, 1976....52 to 54 mm. F++.  Nice specimens of this deep water Fasciolariidae with greta lip & complete, recurved siphonal canal...Philippines...$9 (2 available)

....25587...(2)...Siphonofusus walleri Ladd, 1976....46 to 47 mm. F++ w/operc.   Great dark examples with superb apex & lip...Philippines...$10  (2 available)

SOLD....Siphonofusus walleri Ladd, 1976       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment

SOLD....Siphonofusus walleri Ladd, 1976....52 mm. F++.  Philippines.         shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....37723...(4)...Solenosteira fusiformis Blainville, 1837....54 to 58 mm. F++. Good sized specimens with excellent, serrated lips & a touch of tan...Peru...$13 (4 available)

....37724...(4)...Solenosteira fusiformis Blainville, 1837....45 to 49 mm. F++. Good examples with intact, finely serrated lips...Peru...$10 (6 available)

....32959, *31222...(5)...Solenosteira fusiformis Blainville, 1833....45 to 55 mm. F++.  Neat Panamic Buccinid, spirally corded, knobby shouldered & with intact lips...Peru...$5   (5 available)

SOLD...Solenosteira fusiformis Blainville, 1833....66, 67 mm. F++.  Peru.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


SOLD...Solenosteira mendozana Berry, 1959....44 to 48 mm. F++.  Peru.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....37725...(7)...Solenosteira pallida Broderip & Sowerby, 1829....27 to 35 mm. F+. Gently beached, with lips still intact...West Mexico...$4 (7 available)


....42587...(1)...Triumphis distorta Wood, 1828....41 mm. F++.  Massive specie with odd, callused shoulder and posterior lip...West Panama...$6 (1 available)


....35004...(1)...Volutopsius emphaticus Dall, 1907....70 mm. F+ w/operc.  Good, live trawled lovlies, typically a rough species, these are about as nice as they usually come...Korea...$40  (1 available)


....35006...(2)...Volutopsius hirasei Pilsbry, 1907....76, 77 mm. F+ nicely w/operc.  Good examples of this often rough Buccinid, with minimal erosion & just a couple of tiny lip chips...Korea...$80  (1 available)

SOLD....Volutopsius hirasei Pilsbry, 1907....72 mm. F+ solid w/operc.  Korea.      shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....35001...(1)...Volutopsius middendorffi Dall, 1891....88 mm. F+ w/operc.  Large, lovely live taken examples with good, flared lips but a touch of natural erosion on the spire & dorsum...Korea...$65  (1 available)

SOLD....Volutopsius middendorffi Dall, 1891....78 mm. F+ w/operc. Korea.      shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


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