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Stock #   Name   Description   Locality   $USD   # Available

....41677...(1)...Alaginella attracta Tomlin, 19118....6.5 mm. F++.  Shiny white and high spired, scarce small specie...South Africa...$35 (1 available)


....41678...(1)...Alaginella kerochuta Shackleford, 1914....8 mm. F++.  Fresh, excellent, ex pisce specimen...South Africa...$24 (1 available)


....41679...(1)...Alaginella zeyheri Krauss, 1852....6 mm. F++.  Small white Marginellidae...South Africa...$7 (1 available)


....20561...(1)...Bullata bullata Born, 1778....51 mm. F++.  Fine fawn on tan pattern, with gold lined white lip. Very nice!...Brazil...$9  (1  available)


SOLD....Bullata guerrinii Souza & Covert, 2001....24 mm. F++.  Brazil.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....35535....Bullata tricincta Hinds, 1844....23 mm. F++.  Tan-gray Marginellidae with strong columellar plaits...Philippines....$20 (1 available)


....36103...(11)...Dentimargo aureocincta Stearns, 1872....2 to 3 mm. F+. Great data on these micro-Margins...Florida...$3 for 2  (11 available)


SOLD....Dentimargo eburneola Conrad, 1834....7 mm. F++. Florida.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....41722...(1)...Gibberula gruveli Bavay, 1912....5 mm. F++.  Tiny Marginellidae from SE Africa...Angola...$14 (1 available)


SOLD....Glabella adansoni Kiener, 1834....25 mm. F++.  Senegal.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....39961...(1)...Glabella mirabilis Adams, 1869....29.5 mm. F++.  Large, fresh, dark purple-gray pattern and dark red speckled lip...Somalia...$70 (1 available)

....39962...(1pr)....Glabella mirabilis Adams, 1869....27 & 28 mm. F++.  Glorious pattern pair, showing the extremes of variation...Somalia... $50 (1 pair available)

....39963...(1)...Glabella mirabilis Adams, 1869....23 mm. F++.  Lovely smaller specimen, pink & gray marked, with red spotted lip...Somalia...$20 (1 available)

....39543...(2)...Glabella mirabilis Adams, 1869....30, 32 mm. F++. Jumbo specimens with great dark patterns and red speckled lips...Somalia...$90 (2 available)

....39421...(1)...Glabella mirabilis Adams, 1869....32 mm. F++. Huge specimen with gray-brown dashed pattern and thickened, red spotted lip...Somalia...$75 (1 available)

....39422...(5)...Glabella mirabilis Adams, 1869....27 to 29 mm. F++. Beautiful examples of this scarce endemic...Somalia...$24 (5 available)

SOLD....Glabella cf. mirabilis Adams, 1869....31 mm. F++. Somalia.      shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment

SOLD....Glabella mirabilis Adams, 1869....26 mm. F++. Somalia.      shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....39463...(16)...Glabella obtusa Sowerby, 1846....18 to 20 mm. F++. Axially ribbed, with fine brown specks & gray spots...Somalia...$15 (16 available)

....39420...(20)...Glabella obtusa Sowerby, 1846....18 to 19 mm. F++. Well ribbed, cream with brown speckled & spotted pattern...Somalia...$15 (20 available)


SOLD....Hyalina agatha Laseron, 1957....4 mm. Gem-. Australia.      shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....12547...(4)...Hyalina avena Kiener, 1834....10 - 15 mm. F+/F++.  White with 3 pastel orange bands...Florida...$3 for 2  (4 available)

....698...(2sets)...Hyalina avena bayerleana Bernardi....10-13 mm. F++- Gem. Good series of 3, from the Yucatan...E. Mexico...$6  (2 sets available)

....699...(2)...Hyalina avena bayerleana Bernardi....10 to 12mm. F++. Pretty pastel pink with a pair of paler bands...E Mexico...$3 (2 available)


....37282...(1)...Hyalina keenii Marratt, 1871....13 mm. F++. Live taken, even pastel orange-pink. You'll be keen for this one!...South Africa...$14 (1 available)


....25704...(20)...Marginella angustata Sowerby, 1846....21 to 24 mm. F++.  Dark gray patterned with tan backed white lips...India...$3 for 2  (20 available)

...34431...(7sets)...Marginella angustata Sowerby, 1846....19 to 24 mm. F++.  Nice 6 piece pattern variation sets, with gray axial & spiral markings on cream...Thailand...$9   (7 sets available)

....37765...(3)...Marginella angustata Sowerby, 1846....22 to 23 mm. F+ high. With gray bands on cream and thick, white lips...Sri Lanka...$3 (3 available)>

....22899...(+prs)...Marginella angustata Sowerby, 1846....20 to 23 mm. F++.  Contrasting pattern of fine lines...India...$3 (+ pairs available)


....37769...(5)...Marginella apicina Menke, 1828....10 to 11 mm. F++. Shiny fresh examples of the white colour form...Florida...$4 (5 available)

....685...(1)...Marginella apicina Menke, 1828....10 mm. Gem. Good locality...Mexico....$3 (1 available)


....32947...(3)...Marginella curta Sowerby, 1832....22 to 25 mm. F++.  Scarce pale gray endemic with gold lined lip...Peru...$15  (3 available)


....39927...(1)...Marginella desjardini Marche, 1957....50 mm. F++.  Nicely elongated and subtly banded in orange & tan...Senegal...$13 (1 available)


....33946...(6)...Marginella elegans Gmelin, 1791....35 to 42 mm. F++.  Aptly named, with gray woven-looking pattern, strong columellar teeth & deep orange lips...Thailand...$6  (6 available)


....33696...(5)...Marginella cf. fischeri Bavay, 1902....13 to 16 mm. F++. More elongate than usual, with top quality. Palest pastel yellow to pink with faint spiral lines...Philippines...$7  (5 available)

....34180...(10)...Marginella fischeri Bavay, 1902....13 to 15 mm. F+.  Light yellow-tan with 3 orange spiral lines...Philippines...SPECIAL...$6 for 2  (10 available)

....37048...(1)...Marginella fischeri Bavay, 1903....11 mm. Gem. Scarce species, pastel gray with fat, white lip...Philippines...$8 (1 available)


....39928...(1)...Marginella glabella Linne, 1758....35 mm. F++.  The more inflated and less patterned deep water form...Senegal...$5 (1 available)

....34924...(1set)....Marginela glabella Linne, 1758....32 to 37 mm. F+. Spectacular 9 piece set shows more variations of colour & spotting than you might imagine possible for such a relatively consistent species!...Western Sahara....$25 (1 set available)

....34925...(+prs)...Marginella glabella Linne, 1758....32 to 37 mm. F+. Contrasting pairs of this prettily spotted pinkish-orange banded Margin...Western Sahara...$7  (+ available)

SOLD....Marginella glabella Linne, 1758....33 to 37 mm. F+. Western Sahara.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....25676...(4)...Marginella glauca Jousseaume, 1875....25 to 28 mm. F++.  Rich, even gray with thickened & finely dentate lip...India...$3  (4 available)


....30573...(1)...Marginella goodalli Sowerby, 1825....23 mm. F++.  Fine, fully adult examples, orangey-pink with pale spots...Guinea...$18 (1 available)

SOLD....Marginella goodalli Sowerby, 1825....30 mm. F++.  Guinea.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....37766...(3)...Marginella guttata Dillwyn, 1817....16 to 19 mm. F+ high. Beach, but in great condition, with full colour & gloss...Bahamas...$4 (3 available)


....41967...(1)...Marginella helmatina Rang, 1829....31 mm Gem.  Great example in pinkish-tan with fine pale "tents"...Western Sahara...$20 (1 available)

....41968...(1)...Marginella helmatina Rang, 1829....36 mm F++.  Large, lovely pink mottled specimen...Western Sahara...$24 (1 available)


....37768...(1)...Marginella labiata Kiener, 1841....27 mm. F. Bargain beached starter specimen has good gloss but a few nicks...Venezuela...$4 (1 available)

....37767...(1)...Marginella labiata Kiener, 1841....24 mm. Gem. Flawless white specimen of this less common Carribean species...Venezuela...$8 (1 available)


...41999...(4)...Marginella maia Espinosa & Ortea, 1998....8 to 9 mm. F++.  Little rice-like recently described specie...Panama...$25 (4 available)

....37572...(4)...Marginella maia Espinosa & Ortega, 1998....7 - 9 mm. F++. Tiny, recently published endemic species...Panama...$22 (4 available)


SOLD....Marginella cf. macleani Roth, 1978....21 mm. F++.  Peru.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....42566...(1)...Marginella mirabilis Adams, 1869....30.4 mm. F++.  Large, dark, fresh specimen of this scarce endemic...Somalia...$90 (1 available)


....18631...(4)...Marginella muscaria Lamarck, 1822....12.5 to 14 mm. F++.  Interesting little shoulder hump behind outer lip...Australia...$3  (4 available)


....39269...(2)...Marginella nebulosa Roding, 1798....20, 22 mm. F++. Decent specimens, likely fresh beached, creamy white with brown flecks...South Africa...$8 (2 available)


....41684...(7)...Marginella ornata Redfield, 1870....22 to 25 mm. F+.  Great examples, fresh beached but with nice pink colours and good gloss...South Africa...$8 (7 available)

SOLD....Marginella ornata Redfield, 1870....26 to 27 mm. F+ high - much better than usual for crabbed specimens.  South Africa.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....12549...(4)..Marginella pruinosa Hinds, 1844....9 - 13 mm. F+ high.  Shiny white...Honduras...$2  (4 available)


....20471...(1)....Marginella pygmaeoides Singleton, 1937....7 mm. F++. Sweet, snow-white specimen...Australia....$5 (1 available)

SOLD....Marginella pygmaeoides Singleton, 1937....5 to 6 mm. F+.  Australia.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....42312...(2)...Marginella quadrilineata Gaskoin, 1849....22, 24 mm. F++.  Dove gray with four fine spiral lines...Philippines...$4 (2 available)


....41965...(3)...Marginella sebastiani Marche-Marchand & Rossi, 1979....34 to 37 mm. Gem.  Pretty orange-pink with white spotted backs like a fawn...Guinea Bissau...$11 (3 available)

....41966...(2)...Marginella sebastiani Marche-Marchand & Rossi,1979....46, 50 mm. Gem.  Larger examples with pink and orange pastel bands and white spots...Mauritania...$14 (2 available)


...36657...(3)...Marginella sp.....21 to 23 mm. F++. With unusually thick, pastel orange tinted marginal callus & white base...India...$5 (3 available)


....27881...(5)...Marginella spinacea Gofas & Fernandes, 1988....7 mm. F++.  Uncommon!! Finely patterned in shades of gray or tan...Sao Tome...$15  (5 available)

....19726...(1...…Marginella spinacea Gofas & Fernandes, 1988....7 mm. F++.  Tiny Black & gray banded recently published specie...Sao Tome...$20 (1 available)

....8539...(1)...Marginella spinacea Gofas & Fernandes, 1988....6 mm. Gem.  Black & gray banded...West Africa...$20 (1 available)


....39380...(1)...Marginella strigata Dillwyn, 1817....38 mm. F+. Minor dorsal injury has produced a pale band across the dorsum...Thailand...$12 (1 available)

....31802...(4)...Marginella strigata Dillwyn, 1817....35 to 43 mm. F++.  Gray like thick fog, with pastel orange lip...Burma...$4  (4 available)

....33943...(11)...Marginella strigata Dillwyn, 1817....45 to 49 mm. F++.  Jumbo specimens of this gray, lightly lined & fat lipped species...Thailand...$7  (11 available) OVERSIZE

....33944...(10)...Marginella strigata Dillwyn, 1817....32 to 43 mm. F++.  Dove gray with fat, cream to pale orange lips...Thailand...$5  (10 available) OVERSIZE


....18580...(3)...Marginella (Austroginella) translucida Sowerby, 1846....10 to 11 mm. Gem.  Yellow-cream with orange apex...Australia...$10  (3 available)

....22714...(2)...Marginella translucida Sowerby, 1846....10 mm. F++.  Palest pastel peach. Pretty!...Australia...$11  (2 available)


....8511...(1)...Marginella species....22 mm. Gem.  Solid gray with white mouth...India...$6  (1 available)

....8533...(2)....Marginella species 1....7 mm. Gem.  Tiny, dark gray & brown. Take a chance!...Brazil...$4  (2 available)

....8534...(2)...Marginella species 2....6 mm. Gem.  Tan with gray apex...Philippines...$4  (2 available)

SOLD....Marginella species....36 mm. F++.  Burma.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment

SOLD....Marginella species....23 mm. F++. Venezuela.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....42284...(1)...Marginellona gigas von Martens, 1904...129 mm. F++.  Spectacular specimen! Biggest we’ve had and possibly the best, with perfect lip and canal...China...$140 (1 available)

...41934...(1)...Marginellona gigas von Martens, 1904....122 mm. F+.  Large, fat specimen of this largest of Marginellas, though with anterior lip a bit filed...South China Sea...$75 (1 available)

....39685...(1)...Marginellona gigas von Martens, 1904....127 mm. F++. Large, spectacular example of this biggest Marginellidae, with full, fresh gloss and perfect lip...China...$125 (1 available) OVERSIZE

....39686...(1)...Marginellona gigas von Martens, 1904....119 mm. F+high. Lovely big fresh example with gerontic growth ridges near the very slightly rough lip...China...$115 (1 available) OVERSIZE

....41026...(1)...Marginellona gigas von Martens, 1904....85 mm. F+.  Interesting specimen, slightly juvenile but with odd, bulbous apex, almost like some Volutidae...China...$65 (1 available)

....39395...(1)...Marginellona gigas von Martens, 1904....93 mm. F+. Nice fat specimen, fully glossy but with slightly imperfect lip...China...$95 (1 available)

....39396...(1)...Marginellona gigas von Martens, 1904....90 mm. F++. Beautiful specimen with great lip...China...$110 (1 available)

....39397...(1)...Marginellona gigas von Martens, 1904....84 mm. F++. Lovely, glossy specimen of this jumbo Marginella...China...$85 (1 available)

....39398...(1)...Marginellona gigas von Martens, 1904....83 mm. F+. Bargain specimen with decent lip but some interior stains seem to indicate it was fresh dead...China...$60 (1 available)

....36576...(1)...Marginellona gigas von Martens, 1904....115 mm. F (repaired). Starter specimen of this largest of Marginellidae, it was cracked, but not shattered, during transit & repaired with cyanoacrylate. Bargain price for this rare & delicate shell...China...$30

....35040...(1)...Marginellona gigas von Martens, 1904....108 mm. F+.  Good sized specimen with smooth dorsal gloss though with slightly rough anterior lip & siphonal canal...China...$100  (1 available)

....35041...(1)...Marginellona gigas von Martens, 1904....95 mm. F+.  Lovely example of this rare Marginellidae, though anterior lip seems somewhat "shaped"...China...$70  (1 available)

....34906...(1)...Marginellona gigas von Martens, 1904....87 mm. F+ high.  Beautiful porcelain finish on this slightly sub-adult specimen with a shallow chip on the anterior lip...South China Sea...$85  (1 available)>

SOLD...Marginellona gigas von Martens, 1904....117 mm. F+ high.  South China Sea.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment

EXCEPTIONAL SPECIMEN....SOLD...Marginellona gigas von Martens, 1904....104 mm. F++. China.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....41688...(+)...Persicula avellana Lamarck, 1822....15 to 18 mm. F++.  Pastel pinkish with tan spiral dashes...Senegal...$3 (lots available)


....39929...(1)...Persicula cingulata Dillwyn, 1817....20 mm. F++.  Cream with brown spiral lines...Senegal...$3 (1 available)


....37281...(1)...Persicula interruptolineata Muhfeld, 1870....12 mm. F++. Fine patterned & fully mature, thick lipped example...Venezuela...$5 (1 available)


SOLD....Persicula sagittata Hinds, 1844....7.5 mm. F++.  St. Vincent.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


SOLD....Persicula thomensis Tomlin, 1918....7 mm. F++.  Sao Tome.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....41685...(1)...Prunum ameliensis Tomlin, 1917....9 mm. F++.  Fresh & shiny, with fine pastel orange lines...Angola...$22 (1 available)


....686...(6)...Prunum apicinum Menke, 1828....11.5 - 12 mm. Gem.  Uncommon white form...Florida Keys...$5  (6 available)

....16513...(+)...Prunum apicina Menke, 1828....10 - 12 mm. F+.  3 piece sets with light, dark & banded forms...Bahamas...$4  (+ available)

....36101...(2sets)..Prunum apicina Menke, 1828....10 to 12 mm. F++. Great 4 piece sets showing different colours from different locales, including the lilac Palm Beach form & the scarce white...Florida...$10  (2 sets available)

....36100...(8)...Prunum apicina Menke, 1828....8 to 12 mm. F++. Unusual pastel lilac colour form said by supplier to be unique to Palm Beach Inlet...Florida...$5 for 2  (8 available)

....684...(1set)....Prunum apicinum Menke, 1828....10 to 11 mm. F++/-Gem. Variation set of five...Bahamas....$7 (1 set available)


....31216...(4)...Prunum curta Sowerby, 1832....20 to 25 mm. F++.  Ashy gray with gold lined white lip. Fine examples of this Pacific coast endemic...Peru...SPECIAL!...$9   (4 available)


....39964...(1)...Prunum fortunata Clover, 1990....25 mm. F++.  Fresh and fully glossy, with pretty pink bands & interior...Somalia...$70 (1 available)

....39965...(1)...Prunum fortunata Clover, 1990....26 mm. F+.  Slightly beach worn bargain specimen, intact but slightly dull...Somalia...$45 (1 available)

....39423...(3)...Prunum fortunata Clover, 1990....24 to 26 mm. F++. Fresh, shiny specimens, lightly banded in pastel orange to pink...Somalia...$65 (3 available)

....39465...(3)...Prunum fortunata Clover, 1990....24 to 25 mm. F+. Gently beached examples, pastel orange to pink, with slightly dull gloss. Bargain price for this scarce endemic...Somalia...$50 (3 available)


....15066...(3)...Prunum fulminatum Kiener, 1841....13 - 14 mm. Gem.  Cream with lavender spots...Brazil...$11  (3 available)

....715....Prunum fulminatum Kiener, 1841....14 mm. Gem. Good, normal example. Dark spire...Brazil...$14 (1 available)


SOLD....Prunum leonardhilli Petuch, 1990....15 mm. F++.  Panama.      shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....677...(1)...Prunum marginatum Born, 1778....21.5 mm. Gem. Very large for this elegant species (very scarce in Carribean)...Neth. Antilles....$10 (1 available)

....678...(4)...Prunum marginatum Born, 1778....19-20 mm. Gem. SNOW white & with thick, mature lips. Uncommon locality...SPECIAL!...Neth. Antilles...$5  (4 available)


....27908...(4)...Prunum martini Petit, 1853....31 to 33 mm. F++.  Don't spare the vermooth for these!! Big specimens of this endemic Marginellid species...Brazil...$22  (4 available)

....27909...(4)...Prunum martini Petit, 1853....24 to 25 mm. F++.  Six parts gin to one part vermouth. Decorate with a prune rather than an olive. That's how you make a Prune martini!...Brazil...$16  (4 available)


....683...(1set)...Prunum prunum Gmelin, 1791....21, 28 & 31 mm. Lovely 3 piece ex col. colour variation set: one white, one dove gray & one orange-tan..."lower Caribbean"...$14 (1 set available)

....28710...(1)...Prunum cf. prunum Gmelin, 1791....27 mm. F++.  Not really sure what to make of this - it resembles prunum, but is a curious slate-blue color and more elongate than typical for the species...Venezuela...$7  (1 available)

....34042...(1)...Prunum prunum Gmelin, 1791....25 mm. F++.  Pretty pastel pinkish Prunum...Uruguay...$5  (1 available)


....28709...(9)...Prunum storeria Couthouy, 1837....13 to 15 mm. F+.  With thickened base & gray banded backs...Venezuela...$5  (9 available)


....36102...(1)...Prunum succinea Conrad, 1846....10 mm. F++. Translucent & nicely elongated Marginellidae...Florida...$5  (1 available)


....42174...(6)...Prunum terverianum Petit, 1851....9 to 12 mm. F+.  Pure creamy white lightly beached specimens...Somalia...$7 (6 available)


....41687...(2)...Prunum walvisianum Tomlin, 1920....13 mm. F+.  Dead dredged but still with partial gloss...Namibia...$7 (2 available)


SOLD....Volvarina hedleyi May, 1911....10 mm. F+. Australia.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....28682...(2)...Volvarina occidula Cotton, 1944....14 mm. F++.  With 3 pastel orange-pink bands...Australia...$12  (2 available)

....28683...(1)...Volvarina occidula Cotton, 1944....10 mm. F+.  Pastel orange pink banded. Ex pisces...Australia...$9  (1 available)


....41689...(1)...Volvarina rubella Adams, 1845....12 mm. F++.  Shiny flesh-tone pink and somewhat Olive shaped...Cape Verdes...$9 (1 available)


....24553...(3)...Volvarina taeniata Sowerby, 1848....11 to 12 mm. F++.  Fantastic data!! Pretty pinkish with plum bands...Cape Verde Islands...$6  (3 available)

....19743...(2)...Volvarina taeniata Sowerby, 1846....11 mm. F++.  4 orange brown bands on tan. Pretty!...Cape Verde Islands...$5 (2 available)


Volvarina verdensis Smith, 1875....8 mm. F++.  Great pattern of paired brown spiral lines on tan...Cape Verde Islands...$6   (2 available)

....24554...(1)...Volvarina verdensis Smith, 1875....8 mm. F++. Fantastic data!! Cream with paired, fine gold lines...Cape Verde Islands....$6 (1 available)


....34044...(2)...Volvarina warreni Marrat, 1876....14 mm. F++.  Elongate Marginellidae with 2 broad pastel orange spiral bands...South Atlantic...$29  (2 available)


....27929...(2)...Volvarina sp....8 mm. F++.  Pretty pastel yellow-orange. Thought to be a undescribed species by our supplier, the Coltro folks...Brazil...$21 (2 available)


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