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ANOMIIDAE
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CARDITIDAE
CHAMIDAE
CORBICULIDAE
CORBULIDAE
CRASSATELLIDAE
CULTELLIDAE
CUSPIDARIDAE
DONACIDAE
GLOSSIDAE
GLYCYMERIDAE
GRYPHAEIDAE
LIMIDAE
LIMOPSIDAE
LUCINIDAE
LYONSIDAE
MACTRIDAE
MALLETIDAE
MESODESMATIDAE
MYIDAE
MYTILIDAE

NUCINELLIDAE
NUCULANIDAE
NUCULIDAE
OSTREIDAE
PANDORIDAE
PERIPLOMATIDAE
PETRICOLIDAE
PHARIDAE
PHOLADIDAE
PINNIDAE
PLICATULIDAE
PSAMMOBIIDAE
PTERIIDAE
RETUSIDAE
SEMELIDAE
SOLECTURIDAE
SPONDYLIDAE
TELLINIDAE
THRACIIDAE
THYASIRIDAE
TINDARIIDAE
TRAPEZIIDAE
TRIGONIIDAE
UNIONIDAE
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ANOMIIDAE

 

Stock #   Name   Description   Locality   $USD   # Available

 

....37374...(6)...Anomia squamula Linne, 1758....10 to 14 mm. F+. Smaller than A. simplex & epiphitic on Placopecten, as opposed to rocks & wharves. Not listed in Rice...Atlantic Canada...$4 (6 available)


....35368...(1)... Monia Pododesmus fm. zelandicus Gray, 1843....28 mm. F+. Good sized specimen of this Anomiidae with distinctive green apex & most of the base plate too...New Zealand...$8 (1 available)


ARCIDAE

 

SOLD....Anadara antiquata Linne, 1758....77 mm. F+ w/perio. Philippines.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


SOLD....Anadara baughmani Hertlein, 1951....70 mm. F++. Texas.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


SOLD....Anadara floridana Conrad, 1869....60 mm. F++ w/perio. Bahamas.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment

SOLD....Anadara floridana Conrad, 1869....55 mm. F+. Florida.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....42030...(1)...Anadara grandis Broderip & Sowerby, 1829....72 mm. F++.  Fat, heavy example with a touch of black perio at one end...West Mexico...$12 (1 available)

....32934...(1)...Anadara grandis Broderip & Sowerby, 1828....49 mm. F++.  Good sized, solid, dark ribbed & highly inflated...Peru...$7  (1 available)

....32935...(2)...Anadara grandis Broderip & Sowerby, 1828....42, 44 mm. F+.  Slightly smaller specimens, nicely inflated...Peru...$6  (2 available)


....25189...(2)...Anadara granosa Linne, 1758....37 to 41 mm. F+ to F++.  Pure white & with ribs like a cheese grater...Australia...$3  (2 available)

....14006...(2)...Anadara granosa Linne, 1758....30 - 33 mm. F++.  White with beaded ribs...Thailand...$2   (2 available)

SOLD....Anadara granosa Linne, 1758....61 mm. F+ w/perio.  India.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


SOLD....Anadara multicostata Sowerby, 1833....54 to 61 mm. F++. West Mexico.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....27633...(1)...Anadara pilula Reeve, 1843....16 mm. F++.  Have a heart!! Small, deep water species, fat & with beaded ribs...Philippines...$4  (1 available)

....27404...(1)...Anadara pilula Reeve, 1843....21 mm. F++.  White, deep water Arcidae with finely beaded ribs...Philippines...$3  (1 available)

....20710...(3)...Anadara pilula Reeve, 1844....19 to 20 mm. F+.  Little white Arcidae with neatly nodulted ribs...Philippines...$3  (3 available)

....26015...(1)...Anadara pilula Reeve, 1844....19 mm. F+.  Inflated, with finely beaded ribs. Deep water species...Philippines...$3  (1 available)


SOLD....Anadara ponderosa Say, 1822....35 mm. F++. Florida.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....39015...(1)...Anadara specie....77 mm. F+ w/perio. Identified as Noetia ponderosa but it’s more elongate & without the distinctive backward pointing umbones...”Caribbean”...$7 (1 available)


SOLD....Arca imbricata Bruguiere, 1789....25 mm. F+.  Brazil.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


SOLD....Arca noae Linne, 1758....74 mm. F+ w/perio. Mediterranean.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....37575...(2)...Arca pacifica Sowerby, 1833....69, 77 mm. F++. Huge specimens, highly angular, radially ribbed, and with brown & white zebra pattern...$15 (2 available)

SOLD....Arca pacifica Sowerby, 1833....67 mm. F++. West Mexico.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....23116...(1)...Arca sp....88 mm. F+.  Big, with a fair amount of fuzzy brown periostracum...Zanzibar...$6  (1 available)

SOLD....Arca sp....98 mm. F+.  Zanzibar.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....42731...(6)...Arca tetragona Poli, 1795....23 to 28 mm. F++.  Interesting oddly angular Ark shells...Spain...$9 (6 available)


SOLD....Arca zebra Swainson, 1833....98 mm. F++. Florida.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment

SOLD....Arca zebra Swainson, 1823....88 mm. F+. Florida.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment

SOLD....Arca zebra Swainson, 1833....42 mm. F+.  Venezuela.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....35052...(1)...Barbatia congenita Smith, 1885....22 mm. F++.  Nice deep water Arcidae, with cancellate sculpture & bright orange posterior stain...Philippines...$3  (1 available)

....34568...(1)...Barbatia congenita Smith, 1885....16 mm. F+.  Small deepwater Arcidae species...Philippines...$6  (1 available)


....37576...(2)...Barbatia reeveana Orbigny, 1846....72 mm. F++. w/part perio. Nice, BIG, finely ribbed white Arc shells with remnants of fuzzy black perio at the periphery...Panama...$12 (2 available)


....29032...(1)...Barbatia sp. ....22 mm. F+.  Pure white, with minimal ribbing...Philippines...$3  (1 available)


ASTARTIDAE

 

SOLD....Astarte crenata subequilatera Sowerby, 1854....30 mm. F+ w/perio. Atlantic Canada.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....35912...(1)...Tridonta aleutica Dall, 1901....42 mm. F+.  Unusual Arctic specie without the ususal concentric ridges.  This specie not listed in Rice...Bering Sea...$9  (1 available)


....34884...(1)...Tridonta borealis Schumacher, 1817....30 mm. F+. Good size example of this arctic Astartidae with thick, flakey brown periostracum...Bering Sea...$5 (1 available)


CARDIIDAE


CARDITIDAE

 

....39018...(1)...Beguina semiorbiculata Linne, 1758....83 mm. F. Huge & heavy example of this unusual Carditidae, but a bit eroded...Philippines...$8 (1 available)

....39019...(1)...Beguina semiorbiculata Linne, 1758....55 mm. F+. Good example with intact surface ribs...Philippines...$5 (1 available)


....31961...(1)...Cardita abyssicola Hinds, 1843....24 mm. F++.  Refreshment from the deep!! Drink sparkling new Abyssicola. Excellent example, large & with lots of dark red dashed ribs...Philippines...$15  (1 available)

....30804...(3)...Cardita abyssicola Hinds, 1843....23, 24 mm. F++.  Good sized specimens of this red mottled & scaly ribbed deep water bivalve...Philippines...$12  (3 available)

....37213...(2)...Cardita abyssicola Hinds, 1843....21, 23 mm. F++. Lots of spiny ribs & red-brown mottled pattern...Philippines...$8 (2 available)

....29716...(1)...Cardita abyssicola Hinds, 1843....21 mm. F++.  Large for the species, with strong, scaly ribs & red-brown markings...Philippines...$15  (1 available)

....25932...(1)...Cardita abyssicola Hinds, 1843....20 mm. F++.  Big for species, with bold dark red bands...Philippines...$15  (1 available)

....37325...(1)...Cardita abyssicola Hinds, 1843....19 mm. F++. Good pattern of red-brown markings over highly spinose ribs...Philippines...$8 (1 available)

....35119...(1)...Cardita abyssicola Hinds, 1843....18 mm. F+ solid.  Neat species, with brown spotted & finely spined strong radial ribs...Philippines...$14  (1 available)

....32879...(2)...Cardita abyssicola Hinds, 1843....15, 17 mm. F++.  Slightly smaller specimens of this odd deep-water cardita with strong ribs & brown zig-zag markings...Philippines...$12  (2 available)

....29641...(1)...Cardita abyssicola Hinds, 1843....16 mm. F++.  Scarce, scaly ribbed, deep water Carditidae...Philippines...$12  (1 available)

....25933...(1)...Cardita abyssicola Hinds, 1843....15 mm. F++.  Neat junior specimen with the brown mottlings aligned to form concentric stripes...Philippines...$10 (1 available)


....35313...(8)...Cardita aoteana Finlay, 1926....18 to 25 mm. F+. Chunky, quadrangular, with orange-brown fluted ribs...New Zealand...$4  (8 available)

SOLD....Cardita aoteana Finlay, 1927....15 mm. F+.  New Zealand.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....14272...(1pr)...Cardita incrassata Sowerby, 1825....33 - 41 mm. F++.  White with brown & orange markings...Australia...$3 (1 pair available)

....18937...(1pr)...Cardita incrassata Sowerby, 1825....33 & 36 mm. F++.  Extreme colour pair, white, one with gray-brown mottling, the other orange barred...Australia...$5  (1 pair available)

SOLD....Cardita incrassata Sowerby, 1825....32 to 41 mm. F++.  Australia.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....37580...(1)...Cardita laticostata Soweby, 1833....46 mm. F++. Big example of the orange-brown mottled colour form...Panama...$8 (1 available)

SOLD....Cardita laticostata Soweby, 1833....31 to 41 mm. F++. Panama.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....25214...(1)...Cardita marmorata Reeve, 1843....36 mm. F++.  Broad, brown dashed ribs...Australia...$3  (1 available)


....25213...(1pr)...Cardita preissii Menke, 1843....30 to 33 mm. F++.  Nice pair of this ruggedly-ridged species...Australia...$4   (1 pair available)

SOLD....Cardita preissii Menke, 1843....25 to 28 mm. F++.  Australia.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....42704...(1)...Cardita specie....21 mm. F++.  Close to abyssicola, but rounder, with more pointed apex, and with brown markings in bolder concentric bands...Philippines...$14 (1 available)


SOLD....Cardita variegata Bruguiere, 1792....18 - 23 mm. F++. New Caledonia.        shell pair sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


SOLD....Carditamera floridana Conrad, 1838....30 - 37 mm. F+/F++.  Florida.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


SOLD....Carditamera gracilis Shuttleworth, 1856....27 - 36 mm. F+.  Venezuela.       shell set sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....39020...(1)...Carditameris affinis Sowerby, 1833....76 mm. F+. HUGE example with big, rugged posterior ribs...West Mexico...$5 (1 available)


....42732...(3)...Centrocardita aculeata Poli, 1795....19 mm. Cute Carditas with orange-brown radial ribs...Spain...$6 (3 available)


SOLD....Cyclocardia borealis Conrad, 1831....27 to 32 mm. F+ high w/perio. Atlantic Canada.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....27871...(1)...Glans hirasei Dall, 1918....18 mm. F++. Carditidae with brown barred pattern...Philippines...$5 (1 available)


....12085...(7)...Pleuromeris zelandica Deshayes, 1854....5.5 - 7 mm. f. Nearly adult single valves...New Zealand...$3 for a left and right hand pseudo-pair. (7 available)


CHAMIDAE

 

....38271...(9)...Arcinella cornuta Conrad, 1866....30 to 40 mm. F+ high. Nice examples, fresh beached but with mostly intact spines...Florida...$6 (9 available)


....37577...(1)...Chama buddiana Adams, 1852....80 mm. F++. Glorious big specimen in deep purple with pink tinted white scales...Panama...$23 (1 available)

....37579...(1)...Chama buddiana Adams, 1852....65 mm. F++. Lovely lavender colour with lots of leafy white scales...Panama...$18 (1 available)

SOLD....Chama buddiana Adams, 1852....72 mm. F++. Panama.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


NEW...42835...(1)...Chama cf. iostoma Conrad, 1837....63 mm. F+.  Nice example with lots of wavy purple-brown frills...Somalia...$7 (1 available)


NEW...42837...(1)...Chama lazarus....95 mm. F+.  Lovely large example with long white foliate frills...Tanzania...$12 (1 available)

....39703...(1pr)....Chama cf. lazarus Linne, 1758....34, 52 mm. F++. Neat junior pair, in purple, one with white spines, the other with yellow...Philippines...$9 (1 pair available)

....30065...(4)...Chama lazarus Linne, 1758....38 to 48 mm. F+.  Pretty purple tinted junior specimens with long, leafy spines...Philippines...$3  (4 available)OVERSIZE

SOLD....Chama lazarus Linne, 1758....66 mm. F+. Philippines.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment

SOLD....Chama lazarus Linne, 1758....52 mm. F++. Tanzania.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment

SOLD....Chama cf. lazarus Linne, 1758....40 mm. F++. Philippines.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


SOLD....Chama macerophylla Gmelin, 1791....62 mm. F+. Florida.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....41381...(3)...Chama cf. reflexa Reeve, 1846....50 to 55 mm. F++.  Rich hue of purple-tan and lots of crenulate concentric foliations...Tanzania...$9 (3 available)

SOLD....Chama reflexa Reeve, 1846....73 mm. F+ high. Tanzania.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment

SOLD....Chama cf. reflexa Reeve, 1846....67 mm. F+.  Somalia.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....32939...(8)...Chama species....41 to 68 mm. F+.  Good sized, solid specimens, though with some external sponge holes...Peru...$5  (8 available)


CORBICULIDAE
(brackish water family)

NEW....42968...(5)...Batissa fortis Prime, 1860....45 to 50 mm. F+.  Corbiculidae with greenish perio and bright purple interior...Fiji...$2 (5 available)


....14033...(6)...Corbicula fluminea Muller, 1774....27 - 34 mm. F+.  Greenish brown with raised growth ridges...USA...$2 for 2  (4 available)4


CRASSATELLIDAE

....27844...(2)...Crassatella brasiliensis Dall, 1903....31 to 34 mm. F+.  Smooth, with pastel orange-pink blush...Brazil...$8  (2 available)


....29745...(3)...Crassatina rikae Lamprell, 2003....11 to 13 mm. F++.  Wow! Lipstick red & very  recently described Crassatellidae ...Philippines...$9  (3 available)


CULTELLIDAE

....42200...(4)...Siliqua patula Dixon, 1788....130 to 135 mm. F+ high.  Fresh, lightly beached specimens with mostly intact, varnish-like brown periostracum...Washington...$5 (4 available) OVERSIZE

SOLD....Siliqua patula Dixon, 1788....130 to 140 mm. F++.  Oregon.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


CUSPIDARIIDAE

....31982...(1)...Cuspidaria cf. kurohijii Okutani, 1972....26 mm. F+.  Fat & rounded, with short but distinct 'beak"...Philippines...$25  (1 available)


....25623...(3)...Cuspidaria nobilis A. Adams, 1864....41 to 48 mm. F++. Large for the genus, with strong concentric ridges...South China Sea...$25  (3 available)


....23737...(1)...Cuspidaria sp....22 mm. F+.  Chubby, pure white with extended posterior end. Very deep water...Philippines...$25  (1 available)


DONACIDAE

....31452...(2sets)...Donax fossar Say, 1822....13 to 15 mm. F++.  Beautiful 9 piece neatly boxed sets in a range of pastel colours...New York...$8  (2 sets available)


SOLD....Donax hanleyanus Philippi, 1842....22 - 23 mm. F++.  Brazil.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....30377...(7prs)...Donax peruvianus Deshayes, 1855....30 to 33 mm. F++.  Lovely light & dark pairs in brown & white, with purple stained interiors...Peru...$5  (7 pairs available)


SOLD....Donax punctostriatus Hanley, 1843....24 - 32 mm. F++.  Mexico.         shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....42456...(3)...Donax rugosus Linne, 1758....21 to 22 mm. F++.  Nice pairs of this purple marked specie...Cameroon...$3 (3 available)

....42208...(8)...Donax rugosa Linne, 1758....20 to 23 mm. F++.  With purple blue rays and bands...Cameroon...$4 (8 available)


SOLD....Donax serra Dillwyn, 1817....56 mm. F+. South Africa.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....38354...(8 sets)...Donax striatus Linne, 1758....30 to 36 mm. F++. Nice 3 piece variation sets...Venezuela...$5 for 3 (8 sets available)


SOLD....Donax trunculus Linne, 1758....32 mm. F++.  Italy.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....42733...(5)...Donax variegatus Gmelin, 1791....23 to 24 mm. F++.  Plump & shiny, with brown radiating rays...Spain...$3 (5 available)


....30026...(4)...Donax vittatus da Costa, 1778....30 to 32 mm. F++.  Pastel purple tinted Donax  from the East side of the Atlantic...Ireland...$3 for 2  (4 available)


....42455...(5)...Galatea paradoxa Born, 1778....87 to 96 mm. F+.  Good, large specimens of this scarce river clam. A similar one auctioned recently for 280 Euros...Cameroon...$75 (5 available)

....42197...(4)...Galatea paradoxa Born, 1778....28 to 35 mm. F+.  Juvenile and slightly rough edged starters of this hard to get Donacidae...Cameroon...$20 (4 available)


....22891...(2)...Hecuba scortum Linne, 1758....55 to 60 mm. F++.  Clams!!  Big, fresh examples, with full perio & rich purple interior...India...$4  (2 available)


GLOSSIDAE

 

....28225..(2)...Meiocardia cumingi A. Adams, 1864....15 mm. F++. Great Glossidae with strong red-brown ridge...Philippines...$12 (2 available)


GLYCYMERIDAE

 

....38222...(1)...Glycymeris americana DeFrance, 1829....45 mm. F++. Good fresh example with traces of perio...Florida...$4 (1 available)

SOLD....Glycymeris americana DeFrance, 1829....43 & 44 mm. F++. Florida.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....42696...(1)...Glycymeris gigantea Reeve, 1843....58 mm. F++.  Nice sized example with bold and busy brown on white zig-zag pattern...West Mexico...$9 (1 available)

SOLD....Glycymeris gigantea Reeve, 1843....86 mm. F+. West Mexico.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment

SOLD....Glycymeris gigantea Reeve, 1843....52 to 62 mm. F++. West Mexico.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment

SOLD....Glycymeris gigantea Reeve, 1843....57 to 59 mm. F++. West Mexico.        shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment

SOLD....Glycymeris gigantea Reeve, 1843....51 & 53 mm. F++. West Mexico.      shell pair sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....14023...(1set)...Glycemeris pectinata Gmelin, 1791....13 - 32 mm. F++.  6 piece growth / pattern series...Caribbean...$8  (1 set available)

SOLD....Glycemeris pectinata Gmelin, 1791....23 - 32 mm. F++.  St. Vincent.      shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment

SOLD....Glycymeris pectinata Gmelin, 1791....27 mm. F++. Florida.      shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment

SOLD....Glycymeris pectinata Gmelin, 1791....19 to 23 mm. F++. Florida.        shell set sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....31188...(7)...Glycymeris yessoensis Sowerby, 1889....30 to 40 mm. F++.  With lots of low ribs & an even orange-brown colour...Korea...$6  (7 available)


GRYPHAEIDAE

....42194...(1)...Hyotissa hyotis Linne, 1758....125 mm. F+.  Huge specimen with saw-toothed margin and black spined ribs...Philippines...$15 (1 available) OVERSIZE 


HIATELLIDAE

....41880...(1)...Cyrtodaria siliqua Spengler, 1799....100 mm. F.  Typically rough and ugly species, not uncommon but hard to obtain...Canada...$8 (1 available)

SOLD....Cyrtodaria siliqua Spengler, 1799....82 mm. F+.  Atlantic Canada.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment

SOLD....Cyrtodaria siliqua Spengler, 1799....60 mm. F+.  Atlantic Canada.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....42037...(1)...Panomya arctica Lamard, 1819....98 mm. F++.  Unusual specimen of this "ultra rare" Hiatellidae, alcohol preserved and dried whole. Supplier says "not to get anymore", and the specie isn't even listed in Rice...North Sea...$50 (1 available)


LIMIDAE

 

....41391...(1)...Acesta marissinica Yamachita & Habe, 1969....149 mm. F++.  Lovely specimen in great shape, bright yellow and close to A. philippinensis  but fatter & heavier...South China Sea...$150 (1 available)


....27765...(1)...Acesta philippinensis Bartsch, 1913....205, 216 mm. F+.  Large pastel yellow file clam...South China Sea...$25  (1 available)   OVERSIZE

....27766...(1)...Acesta philippinensis Bartsch, 1913....173, 175 mm. F+.  Pastel yellow with perhaps a hundred super-fine ribs...South China Sea...$19  (1 available)   OVERSIZE


....39024...(1)...Acesta rathbuni Bartsch, 1913....103 mm. F. A small rim flaw appears to have been doctored with yellow matching filler of some kind. One dealer calls these “fake” shells! Watch out for that vengeful rabbit! (Wrath Bunny)...Philippines...$10 (1 available)

....38245...(1)...Acesta rathbuni Bartsch, 1913....151 mm. F++. Great full sized specimen, banded in bright yellow...$32 (1 available)

....8541...(1)...Acesta rathbuni rathbuni Bartsch, 1913....69 mm. F++. Feel the Rath of the Buni...pale yellow angry rabbits, slightly rough lips (from chomping on folks!!)...Philippines...$9   (1 pair available)


....38525...(2)...Ctenoides philippinarum Masashito & Habe, 1972....33, 34 mm. F++. Good if less than fully grown examples...Philippines...$7 (2 available)


....14054...(1)...Lima inflata Link, 1807....26 mm. F+.  Off white, lightly scaled ribs...Malta...$4  (1 available)


....39732...(2)...Lima lima Linne, 1758....87, 92 mm. F+. Good spiny pairs, tied together. File clams in bondage!...Philippines...$4 (2 available)

....38244...(1)...Lima lima Linne, 1758....68 mm. F+. Scaly white File clam, hot glued pair of valves...Bahamas...$5 (1 available)

....31798...(1pr)...Lima lima Linne, 1758....32 & 51 mm. F++.  Mutt & Jeff pair, one large, one small, both nicely spined...Thailand...$3  (1 pair available)

....8568...(1)...Lima lima Linne, 1758....54 mm. F++. White...Philippines...$2  (1 available)

....32123...(2)...Lima lima fm. tetrica Gould, 1851....25 to 28 mm. F++.  With coarse, highly spinous ribs...Panama...$8  (2 available)

....14056...(1)...Lima lima sub sp. tetrica Gould, 1851....33 mm. F+.  Somewhat more square & scaley than L. lima...Mexico...$12  (1 available)

....37451...(1)...Lima lima fm. vulgaris Link, 1807....46 mm. F++.  Fairly fat & oval, with lots of well scaled ribs...Philippines...$5  (1 available)


....38339...(2)...Lima scabra Born, 1778....70 to 75 mm. F+ high. Huge specimens, covered in rows of fine, sharp, spines...Venezuela...$12 (2 available)

....24972...(1)...Lima scabra Linne, 1758....64 mm. F++.  Fine scaled white ribs...Caribbean...$4  (1 available)

....38340...(2)...Lima scabra Born, 1778....57, 60 mm. F+ high. Still big for the specie, with spinose surface sculpture...Venezuela...$9 (2 available)

....32878...(1)...Lima scabra....35 mm. F++. Snowy white with coarse, well scaled ribs...Philippines...$4 (1 available)

....36098...(1set)...Lima scabra Born, 1778....12, 16 & 24 mm. F+. Cute little 3-piece growth series...Florida...$12  (1 available)

....38341...(3)...Lima scabra fm. tenera Sowerby, 1851....51 to 59 mm. F+ high. The “smooth” form of file clam, almost microscopically ribbed & spined...Venezuela...$4 (3 available)

....14057...(1)...Lima scabra fm. tenera Sowerby, 1843....35 mm. F++.  White & almost smooth...Florida...$2  (1 available)

SOLD....Lima scabra Born, 1778....74 mm. F+. Florida.      shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment

SOLD....Lima scabra Born, 1778....57 mm. F++.  Florida.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment

SOLD....Lima scabra Born, 1778....55 mm. F++. Florida.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment

SOLD....Lima scabra fm. tenera Sowerby, 1843....50 mm. F++.  Florida.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....24343...(1)...Lima vulgaris Link, 1807....67 mm. F+.  Rasp-like rib scales...Philippines...$5  (1 available)

....26976...(2)...Lima vulgaris Link, 1807....48, 52 mm. F++.  White with lightly scaled ribs...Australia...$6  (2 available)

....26977...(2)...Lima vulgaris Link, 1807....42 to 43 mm. F++.  Scales undeveloped on these examples...Australia...$4  (2 available)

SOLD....Lima vulgaris Link, 1807....45 mm. F+.   Australia.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


LIMOPSIDAE

....41390...(1)...Limopsis marienensis Smith, 1881....21 mm. F++.  Oval little deep water specie with soft, fuzzy periostracum....Chile...$100 (1 available)


LUCINIDAE

....38276...(5)...Anodontia alba Link, 1807....46, 50 mm. F+ high. Nice, full grown specimens of the “Buttercup”, known for its bright yellow interior blush...Florida...$4 (5 available)


....42198...(1)...Anodonta species....77 mm. F+.  Totally toothless black freshwater clam from West Africa...Cameroon...$9 (1 available)


....38345...(1)...Codakia distinguenda Tryon, 1872....71 mm. F+. Good sized specimen with inner margin entirely rimmed in hot pink...West Mexico...$5 (1 available)

SOLD....Codakia distinguenda Tryon, 1872....88 mm. F++. West Mexico.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....38346...(1)...Codakia orbicularis Linne, 1758....75 mm. F+ high. Great jumbo specimen with pink edged margins...Florida...$5 (1 available)

....38277...(10)...Codakia orbicularis Linne, 1758....55 to 65 mm. F+ high. Nice big fresh beached specimens, many still with ligament intact. Lovely pink rimmed interior margins...Florida...$4 (10 available)


....39028...(1)...Codakia tigerina Linne, 1758....88 mm. F+. Huge example with buttery yellow interior and cross-hatched ribs...Philippines...$6 (1 available)


....38312...(4)...Divaricella dentata Woos, 1815....20 to 23 mm. F++. Fresh, gently beached specimens with finely toothed margins...Bahamas...$3 for 2 (4 available)

....14046...(2)...Divaricella quadrisulcata Orbigny, 1842....14 to 16 mm. Round & well inflated, with smooth margins...Florida...$3 for 2 (2 available)


....39251...(1)...Fimbria fimbriata Linne, 1758....57 mm. F++. Lovely if less-than-large example of this well sculpted bivalve...Philippines...$6 (1 available)

....8567...(1)...Fimbria fimbriata Linne, 1758....69 mm. F++.  Very slight lip damage...Tonga...$8  (1 available)

SOLD....Fimbria fimbriata Linne, 1758....68 mm. Gem.  Australia.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....32179...(1)...Lucina fenestrata Hinds, 1845....19 mm. F++.  Flattish, with fine scales on all the radial ribs...Panama...$7  (1 available)


....14050...(3prs.)...Lucina nassula Conrad, 1846....9 - 13 mm. F++.  Almost round with cross-hatched ribs...Florida...$2  (3 pairs available)


....38286...(2)...Lucina pectinata Gmelin, 1791....65 mm. F+ high. Huge examples, suffused with bright yellow...Florida...$4 (2 available)

....38275...(5)...Lucina pectinata Gmelin, 1791....45 to 55 mm. F+ high. Fresh beached but fine examples, large & with pretty yellow interior...Florida...$3 (5 available)

....26843...(1)...Lucina pectinata Gmelin, 1791....48 mm. F+.  Good sized example in snowy white...Brazil...$3  (1 available)

....26844...(1pr)...Lucina pectinata Gmelin, 1791....46, 47 mm. F+.  Nice pair, one white, the other with bright yellow interior...Brazil...$5  (1 pair available)


....38274...(3)...Lucina pensylvanica Linne, 1758....43 mm. F++. Very fresh, with fine concentric frills & periostracum about half intact...Bahamas...$3 (3 available)

....30035...(3)...Lucina pensylvanica Linne, 1758....30 to 42 mm. F++.  Fat & white with strong radial groove...Turks & Caicos...$2  (3 available)

....38287...(4)...Lucina pensylvanica fm. aurantia Deshayes., 1832...30 to 35 mm. F++. Great examples of the rare orange rimmed form, complete with partial, flaky perio...Florida...$9 (4 available)


LYONSIDAE

 

....41306...(2)...Entodesma specie....46, 48 mm. F+. Either E. saxicolum or E. pictum.  Unusual, mis-shapen Lyonsidae...Washington...$5 (2 available)


SOLD....Lyonsia hyalina Conrad, 1831....11, 13 mm. F++.  Atlantic Canada.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


SOLD....Lyonsia norvegica Gmelin, 1791.....35 mm. F++.  France.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


MACTRIDAE

 

SOLD....Eastonia rugosa Helbling, 1779....57, 53 mm. F/F+. Spain.        shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


SOLD....Lutraria rhynchaena Jonas, 1844....85 mm. F+. Philippines.        shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


SOLD....Mactra contraria Reeve, 1854....42 mm. F++.  Australia.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....26848...(1)...Mactra fragilis Gmelin, 1791....87 mm. F+.  Large example with greenish tan perio and good margins...Brazil...$5 (1 available)

....38337...(2)...Mactra fragilis Gmelin, 1791....38 to 46 mm. F+. Adult examples of this delicate specie...Florida...$4 (2 available)


....39047...(1)...Mactra glauca Born, 1778....80 mm. F+. Good fresh specimen with partial periostracum...Spain...$8 (1 available)


SOLD....Mactra maculata Gmelin, 1791....45 mm. F+. Japan.      shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....35373...(6)...Mactra murchisoni Deshayes, 1854....55 to 77 mm. F+. Fairly plump & oval in outline...New Zealand...$4  (6 available) OVERSIZE


....42452...(2)...Mactra nitida Gmelin, 1791....48 mm. F+. Pseudo-pairds (close to matched left & right valves)...Cameroon...$7 (2 available)


....42604...(1)...Mactra rostrata Spengler, 1802....73 mm. F++.  Good sized, fat pair...Cameroon...$5 (1 available)

....42453...(1)...Mactra rostrata Spengler, 1802....66 mm. F+. Single valve only...Cameroon...$4 (1 available)


....38308...(2)...Raeta plicatella Lamarck, 1818....56 to 60 mm. F+. Neat specie with sculpture of concentric ridges like ripples on a pond...Florida...$3 (2 available)


....38349...(2)...Spisula solidissima Dillwyn, 1817....101 to 111 mm. F++. Fresh, live collected (by me!), complete with full perio, ligament & resilium...Atlantic Canada...$7 (2 available)

SOLD....Spisula solidissima Dillwyn, 1817....124 mm. F+. Atlantic Canada.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....42737...(7)...Spisula subtruncata daCosta, 1778....19 to 20 mm. F++.  Small but inflated Mactridae specie...Spain...$3 (7 available)


MALLETIDAE

 

....27879...(4)...Malletia cumingii Hanley, 1860....19 to 24 mm. F+.  Thin greenish clam...Brazil...$8  (4 available)


MESODESMATIDAE

 

....27148...(8sets)...Donacilla cornea Poli, 1795....20 to 24 mm. F++.  Beautiful sets of 5 different bright pastel coloured little Mesodesmatidae surf clams...Portugal...$5  (8 sets available)


....35374...(+)...Mesodesma subtriangulatum Gray, 1828....78 to 98 mm. F+. Jumbos of the genus! Huge examples of the typically small, cold-water Mesodesmatidae...New Zealand...$3  (+ available) OVERSIZE


MYIDAE

 

....42036...(1)...Mya arenaria Linne, 1758....101 mm. F+ high.  Huge specimen, rarely this size now due to local and commercial digging, this from an area formerly closed to harvest...Canada...$8 (1 available)

....42034...(1)...Mya arenaria Linne, 1758....88 mm. F++.  Excellent large example of this fragile specie, complete with ligament and mostly intact margins...Canada...$7 (1 available)

....42035...(3)...Mya arenaria Linne, 1758....85 to 94 mm. F+ high.  Good, big specimens, dead in situ, but with intact margins...Canada...$6 (1 available)

....42204...(3)...Mya arenaria Linne, 1758....62 to 67 mm. F+.  Live taken examples with typically slightly rough margins...Canada...$4 (3 available)


MYTILIDAE & CLOSELY RELATED MUSSELS

....41387...(3)...Amygdalum anoxicolum Oliver, 2001....50 to 52 mm. F++.  Recently described delicate deep-water mussels with russet red colour...South China Sea...$20 (3 available)


....42697...(2)...Amygdalum watsoni Smith, 1885....47, 49 mm. F++.  Pretty species shades from deep orange through golden yellow to palest pea green...South China Sea...$17 (2 available)

....41388...(3)...Amygdalum watsoni Smith, 1885....45 to 50 mm. F++.  Lovely pale pastel green tints on these deep water Mussels...South China Seas...$15 (3 available)


....42698...(1set)...Brachidontes modiolus Linne, 1758....36, 32 & 22 mm. F+.  Nice three piece growth series, all with the distinctive golden-yellow colour...USA...$8 (1 set available)


....33189...(4)...Ciboticola lunata Hedley, 1902....47 to 60 mm. F+.  Bright orange-red blush is unusually colourful for Mytillidae...Java...$5  (4 available)


SOLD...Geukensia demissa Dillwyn, 1817....79 mm. F+.  Atlantic Canada.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....35328...(7)...Idas washingtoniana Bernard, 1978....17 to 24 mm. F++. Elongate deepwater mussel with varnish-like perio...New Zealand...SPECIAL!!...$7  (7 available)


....39265...(1)...Lithophaga nigra Orbigny, 1842....27 mm. F++. Good example of this dark brown rock & coral borer...Caribbean...$5 (1 available)


....38229...(1)...Modiolus americanus Leach, 1815....57 mm. F++. Beautiful bright pink with partial periostracum...Florida...$3 (1 available)

SOLD....Modiolus americanus Leach, 1815....44 to 54 mm. F+. Florida.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....35305...(2)...Modiolus areolatus Gould, 1850....27, 33 mm. F++. Chestnut brown with bristly periostracum...New Zealand...$4  (2 available)


....42734...(2)...Modiolus martorelli Hidalgo, 1870....61, 64 mm. F++.  Scarce deep water mussel with brown varnish-like perio...Spain...$75 (2 available)


SOLD....Modiolus philippinarum Hanley, 1843....92 mm. F. Philippines.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....41309...(3)...Musculus marmoratus Forbes, 1838....14 - 15 mm. F++. Live taken & dried whole, these look like pistachios!...England...$20 (3 available)


....34583...(6)...Mytella strigata Hanley, 1843....61 to 66 mm. F++.  Fine examples of this fragile endemic mussel...Peru...$3  (6 available)


SOLD....Mytilus californianus Conrad, 1837....103 mm. F. West Mexico.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....14173...(6)...Mytilaster minimus Poli, 1795....9 - 12 mm. F+.  Tiny dark brown species...Italy...$2 for 2  (6 available)


SOLD....Modiolus modiolus Linne, 1758....100 mm. F+.  Atlantic Canada.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....35348...(3)...Perna canaliculata Martyn, 1784....97 to 110 mm. F. Single valves of this large cultivated mussel...New Zealand...$3  (3 available)


SOLD....Perna perna Linne, 1758....56 mm. F++.  Brazil.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....23310...(6)...Perna viridis Linne, 1758....60 to 90 mm. F+.  Dark green margins, an unusual colour for a shell...Philippines...$4 (6 available)


....37144...(1)...Semimytilus pseudocapensis Lamy, 1931....55 mm. F+ high. Nicely elongated smooth Mussesl with lovely purple-pink interior blush...Namibia...$8 (1 available)


....35335...(15)...Xenostrobus sp....8 to 15 mm. F++. Neat little black Mytillidae found on large barnacles. Around these parts the barnacles grow on the mussels!...New Zealand...$5 for 2  (15 available)


NUCULANIDAE

 

....29415...(1)...Adrana electa Adams, 1846....50 mm F++.  Highly elongated, delicate white Nuculanidae...Argentina...$10  (1 available)

SOLD....Adrana electa Adams, 1846....49 mm. F++.  Uruguay.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....41310...(2)...Nuclulana cf. hindsii Hanley, 1862....10, 12 mm. F+. Neat, highly pointed examples with partial perio...Washington...$3 (2 available)


....34047...(1)...Nuculana patagonica Orbigny, 1846....24 mm. F+.  Neat white nutty clam with upturned pointed posterior...Uruguay...$11  (1 available)


....42735...(7)...Nucula sulcata Brown, 1831....18 to 20 mm. F+/F++.  Neat little nut clams, most with partial brown periostracum...Spain...$5 (7 available)


SOLD....Nuculana tenuisulcata Couthouy, 1838....F++.  Atlantic Canada.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


SOLD...Yoldia limatula Say, 1831....24 mm. F++ w/perio.  Atlantic Canada.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


SOLD....Yoldia myalis Couthouy, 1838....F+.  Uncommon species distinguished by the light & dark concentric bands on the greenish periostracum...Atlantic Canada.            shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment

SOLD....Yoldia myalis Couthouy, 1838....13, 14 mm. F+.  Nova Scotia.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


NUCULIDAE

 

SOLD....Acila schrencki Habe, 1958....20 mm. F++.  Japan.


....37382...(1)...Nucula tenuis Montagu, 1808....4 mm. F+. Tiny, shiny, brown Nut clam...Atlantic Canada...$6 (1 available)


OSTREIDAE

 

SOLD....Lopha cristigalli Linne, 1758....100 mm. F+. Pacific.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment

SOLD....Lopha cristigalli Linne, 1758....80 mm. F+. Pacific.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....39268...(1)...Lopha specie....66 mm. F+. All white specie, not purple or as extremely folded as L. cristigali...Philippines...$6 (1 available)


....35372...(1)...Ostrea lutaria Hutton, 1873....87 mm. F+. Large, chunky specimen of this odd oyster with fluted scales & wavy margins...New Zealand...$4  (1 available)

SOLD....Ostrea lutaria Hutton, 1873....101 mm. F+. New Zealand.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....35347...(7)...Saccostrea cucullata Born, 1778....15 to 25 mm. F+. Fragile, foliate mini-oysters found growing on barnacles...New Zealand...$3 for a clump of 2 or 3  (7 available) OVERSIZE


PANDORIDAE

 

....41311...(4)...Pandora inaequivalvia Linne, 1758....28 to 30 mm. F+. Oddly unequal, as the name implies, and with lovely pearly silver interiors...France...$5 (4 available)

....8668...(1)...Pandora inaequivalvia Linne, 1758....29 mm. F++. Very elongated and thin...Spain...$5  (1 available)

SOLD....Pandora inaequivalvia Linne, 1758....28 mm. F++. France.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


PERIPLOMATIDAE

 

NEW....42967...(10)...Periploma inequivalve Schumacher, 1817....31 to 36 mm. F+.  Unusual specie with one flat valve and one inflated valve...Venezuela...$5 (10 available)

SOLD....Periploma inequivalve Schumacher, 1817....39 mm. F+. Venezuela.      shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


SOLD....Periploma margaritaceum Lamarck, 1801....32 mm. F+. Venezuela.      shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


PETRICOLIDAE

 

SOLD....Petricola pholadiformis Lamarck, 1811...36 mm. F+. Atlantic Canada.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


PHARIDAE

 

....42038...(1)...Ensis directus Linne, 1758....205 mm. F+.  New WRS specimen, a full 8 inches and it=s 10 mm. larger than the current record...Canada...$100 (1 available)    OVERSIZE BIVALVES

....42040...(1)...Ensis directus Linne, 1758....185 mm. F++.  Huge, fresh, top quality specimen only 10 mm short of WRS...Canada...$8 (1 available)    OVERSIZE BIVALVES

....42039...(2)...Ensis directus Linne, 1758....170 to 180 mm. F+.  Good sized examples of this fragile specie...Canada...$6 (1 available)    OVERSIZE BIVALVES

SOLD....Ensis directus Conrad, 1843....148 mm. F++. Atlantic Canada.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....30651...(1)....Ensis siliqua Linne, 1758....102 mm. F+.  Portugal.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


SOLD....Pharus legumen Linne, 1758....65 mm. F+.  Adriatic.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....29679...(2)...Phaxas hanleyi Dunker, 1861....61 to 64 mm. F+. Highly elongated Pharidae. Long white cylinders...Philippines...$5 (2 available)


PHOLADIDAE

 

....41303...(3)...Barnea parva Pennant, 1777....25 to 30 mm. F++. Live taken and preserved & dried while. Scare...North Sea...$20 (3 available)


SOLD....Barnea truncata Say, 1822....45 mm. F++. Atlantic Canada.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


SOLD....Cyrtopleura costata Linne, 1758....136, 134 mm. F+. Florida.      shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment

SOLD....Cyrtopleura costata Linne, 1758....129 mm. F++. Large, lovely, snow white angel wing Florida.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....14141...(1)...Martesia sp....8 mm. F+. Little white rock borer...Florida...$2  (1 available


PINNIDAE

 

....38233...(1)...Atrina seminuda Lamarck, 1819....137 mm. F. Gently beached example, more fragile than an eggshell...Florida...$11 (1 available)


SOLD....Atrina serrata Sowerby, 1825....175 mm. F. Florida.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....38232...(1)...Pinna carnea Gmelin, 1791....169 mm. F+. Good sized specimen of this fragile orange-pink Pen shell...Bahamas...$15 (1 available)


SOLD....Pinna species....340 mm. F+.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


PLICATULIDAE

 

....32140...(1)...Plicatula penicillata Carpenter, 1857....25 mm. F+. White "kitten's paw" oyster with zig-zag margins...Panama...$8 (1 available)


PSAMMOBIIDAE

 

....38342...(1set)...Asaphis deflorata Linne, 1758....46 to 56 mm. F+/F++. Specially selected from hundreds, this 8 piece set shows wild & pretty colour variations; white, yellow, orange-pink & purple, with purple-rayed versions of each as well...Bahamas...$29 (1 set available)

....38343...(1set)...Asaphis deflorata Linne, 1758....43 to 47 mm. F+/F++. Select 8 piece colour variation set showing why this shell is known as the Gaudy Asaphis...Bahamas...$25 (1 set available)


SOLD....Gari californica Conrad, 1849....92 mm. F. West Mexico.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....42031...(3)...Gari maculosa Lamarck, 1818....30 to 33 mm. F++.  Heavily mottled in rich lavender- purple...China...$8 (3 available)


....35329...(1)...Gari stangeri Gray, 1843....52 mm. F+. Large specimens of this scarce Psammobiidae...New Zealand...$5  (1 available)

....35330...(3)...Gari stangeri Gray, 1843....37 to 45 mm. F+. Good intact pairs of this apparently hard to get species...New Zealand...$3  (3 available)


....38353...(5)...Sanguinolaria sanguinolenta Gmelin, 1791....44 to 52 mm. F+. Full grown examples with pretty pastel orange margins...Bahamas...$4 (5 available)


...41307...(3)...Gari tellinella Lmarck, 1818....15 to 18mm. F++. Excellenct examples of this scarce, cold water ...England...$15 (3 available)


PTERIIDAE

 

SOLD....Pinctada margaritifera Linne, 1758....84 mm. F+. West Mexico.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


SOLD....Pinctada mazatlanica Hanley, 1856....103 mm. F+. Panama.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....34316...(1)...Pinctada radiata Leach, 1814....32 mm. F++.  Neat juvenile with thin, leafy spines & beautiful bright silvery interior nacre...Tunisia...$3  (1 available)


....38536...(1)...Pteria species....75 mm. F. Supplier claims it is a “rare white species” though with one valve damaged...Thailand...$15 (1 available)


SOLD....Pteria sterna Gould, 1851....87 mm. F++ w/perio. Panama.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


RETUSIDAE

 


SEMELIDAE

....41302...(4)...Abra prismatica Laskey, 1863....15 mm. F++. Small, translucent white Semelidae...France...$15 (4 available)


....26990...(1)...Semele sinensis Adams, 1853....26 mm. F++.  Super-fine raised concentric growth lines...Australia...$5  (1 available)


SOLD....Semele solida Gray, 1828....62 mm. F+ high.  Peru.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


SOLECTURIDAE

....14180...(3pr)...Azorinus chamasolen daCosta, 1778....41 - 47 mm. F+. White ovals, some with partial perio...Spain...$4  ( 3 pairs available)


....42042...(1)...Tagelus californianus Conrad, 1837....83 mm. F++.   Well elongated white razor clam. Family Solecurtidae....West Mexico...$5 (1 available)

....38306...(2)...Tagelus californianus Conrad, 1837....92 mm. F+ high. Full grown beach specimens in good shape & about as big as they get...West Mexico...$4 (2 available)

....38307...(9)...Tagelus californianus Conrad, 1837....62 to 76 mm. F+ high. Mid-sized examples, fresh beached & some complete with ligament...West Mexico...$3 (9 available)

SOLD....Tagelus californianus Conrad, 1837....99 mm. F+. West Mexico.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....42041...(1)...Tagelus plebius Lightfoot, 1786....68 mm. F++.  Greta specimen complete with ligament and partial perio...Florida...$4 (1 available)

....39057...(2)...Tagelus plebeius Lightfoot, 1786....62 to 70 mm. F+. Neat tubular clams in good shape...Florida...$3 (2 available)


SPONDYLIDAE

 

Note:  If you like sharp, colorful Spiny things, this familiy is your main shot  (Muricidae is also a good bet).

 

....35288...(1)...Spondylus americanus Hermann, 1781....153 mm. F+. Huge specimen, white with pink spines. From oil rig platform leg, as shown by the large radius curve on the base...Louisiana...$40 (1 available) OVERSIZE

....29017...(1)...Spondylus americanus Hermann, 1781....93 mm. F+ high.  Lovely snow white specimen with orange umbones. Attached to rock substrate...Puerto Rico...$22  (1 available)   OVERSIZE

....35286...(1)...Spondylus americanus Hermann, 1781....92 mm. F+.  Good sized example, all white with orange umbone & extended skirt around flat base...Gulf of Mexico...$22  (1 available) OVERSIZE

....24981...(1)...Spondylus americanus Hermann, 1781....86 mm. F+.  Dark red, with lots of short spines...Caribbean...$23  (1 available)   OVERSIZE

....35270...(1)...Spondylus americanus Hermann, 1781....84 mm. F+.  Unusual purple umbones & hump-backed dorsum...Texas...$25  (1 available)

....32246...(1)...Spondylus americanus Hermann, 1781....80 mm. F+.  Pastel purple-pink throughout, with flat base from growth on a wharf or wreck (sits nicely for display)...Texas...$22  (1 available) OVERSIZE

....25876...(1)...Spondylus americanus Hermann, 1781....78 mm. F+.  Interesting orange specimen with totally flat lower valve. Must have grown on a wharf or wreck...Curacao...$18  (1 available)   OVERSIZE

....35273...(1)...Spondylus americanus Hermann, 1781....68 mm. F+.  Unusual colour form, lower valve orange & upper valve deep wine red...Texas...$28  (1 available)

....32248...(1)...Spondylus americanus Hermann, 1781....52 mm. F+.  White, with long, light pink spines & flat bases from growth on a wreck...Texas...$20  (1 available) OVERSIZE

SOLD....Spondylus americanus Hermann, 1781....170 mm. (across widest spines) F+.  Huge specimen! Texas.      shell sold, photo link retained for your enjioyment

SOLD....Spondylus cf. americanus Hermann, 1781....92 mm. F+.  Texas.         shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment

SOLD....Spondylus americanus Hermann, 1781....87 mm. F+.  Florida.         shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....35269...(1)...Spondylus anacanthus Mawe, 1823....32 mm. F+.  With minimal spines but prettily rayed in pastel orange or pink...Philippines...$23  (1 available) OVERSIZE

SOLD....Spondylus anacanthus Mawe, 1823....47 mm. F++. Philippines.         shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....35277...(1)...Spondylus cf. asperimus Sowerby, 1847....82 mm. F+.  Light honey brown with lots of fine spines. Flat base from wreck so it sits well...Philippines...$12  (1 available)


SOLD....Spondylus calcifer Carpenter, 1852....116 mm. F+ high.  Panama.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment

SOLD....Spondylus calcifer Carpenter, 1852....102 mm. F+ high.  Panama.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment

SOLD....Spondylus calcifer Carpenter, 1852....75 mm. F++.  Panama.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....32237...(1)...Spondylus ictericus Reeve, 1856....109 mm. F+ high.  Big & fat, in shades of deep pink, with lots of fine needle-like spines...Brazil...$17  (1 available) OVERSIZE

SOLD....Spondylus ictericus Reeve, 1856....45 mm. F+ . Florida.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....16746...(12)...Spondylus imperialis Chenu, 1843....20 - 24 mm. F++. Cute babies! White with pastel orange-pink umbones & some spines...Philippines...$5 (12 available) OVERSIZE


SOLD....Spondylus multimuricatus Reeve, 1856....118 mm. F++. Philippines.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment

SOLD....Spondylus multimuricatus Reeve, 1856....75 mm. F. Philippines.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....18142...(2)...Spondylus regius Linne, 1758....63 & 69 mm. (without spines) F+.  Delightfully long spined pastel purple & orange typical examples...Philippines...$23  (2 available)   OVERSIZE

SOLD....Spondylus regius Linne, 1758....75 mm. F+ high.  Philippines.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment

SOLD....Spondylus regius Linne, 1758....59 mm. (shell), 148 mm.(spines) F++. Philippines.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....35283...(1)...Spondylus sanguineus Dunker, 1852....27 mm. F+.  Juvenile specimen of this blood red species without spines so much as rough super-fine radial ribs...Philippines...$9  (1 available)


....35275...(1)...Spondylus cf. sinensis Schrieber, 1793....97 mm. F+.  Deep red, with a few short, curled, spatulate spines...Philippines...$15  (1 available) OVERSIZE

....35274...(1)...Spondylus cf. sinensis Schrieber, 1793....95 mm. F+.  Classic Spondylus, deep pink with 5 rows of long, broad, lighter coloured spines...Philippines...$18  (1 available)


....42207...(2)...Spondylus squamosus Schreiber, 1793....52, 57 mm. F+.  Rayed with fine black lines...Philippines...$13 (2 available)

....41294...(1)...Spondylus cf. squamosus Schriebers, 1793....74 mm. F+.  With bright orange early growth, shifting to the typical red-brown & white ribbed pattern...Tanzania...$17 (1 available)

....39067...(4)...Spondylus squamosus Schreibers, 1793....72 to 80 mm. F++. Good sized specimens with rows of short spines & dark purple rayed lines...Philippines...$15 (4 available)

....39068...(2)...Spondylus squamosus Schreibers, 1793....52 to 62 mm. F++. Nice mid-sized examples with deep purple rays...Philippines...$10 (2 available)


....39710...(2)...Spondylus specie....26 mm. F++. Cute babies! White with black spots and many thin spines. Unsure of specie...Philippines...$5 (2 available)


SOLD....Spondylus tenellus Reeve, 1856....69 mm. F+.  Australia.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


SOLD....Spondylus cf. varians Sowerby, 1828....97 mm. F+.  Philippines.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....33920...(1)...Spondylus versicolor Schrieber, 1793....49 mm. (not including the spines) F++.  White, with black spots & long orange spines...Thailand...$7  (1 available)

....33931...(1)...Spondylus versicolor Schrieber, 1793....49 mm. (not including the spines) F++.  Unusual all orange base valve & rosy pink patch on the top valve...Thailand...$7  (1 available)

SOLD....Spondylus versicolor Schrieber, 1793....72 mm. (not including the spines) F++.  Thailand.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment

SOLD....Spondylus versicolor Schrieber, 1793....61 mm. (not including the spines) F++.  Thailand.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment

SOLD....Spondylus versicolor Schrieber, 1793....54 mm. (not including the spines) F++.  Thailand.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment

SOLD....Spondylus versicolor Schrieber, 1793....53 mm. (not including the spines) F++. Thailand.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment

SOLD....Spondylus versicolor Schrieber, 1793....52 mm. (without spines) F++. Thailand.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment

SOLD....Spondylus versicolor Schrieber, 1793....50 mm. (not including the spines) F++. Thailand.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


SOLD....Spondylus wrightianus Crosse, 1892....68 mm. F but not fatally so.  Philippines.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment

SOLD....Spondylus wrightianus Crosse, 1872....29 mm. (without spines) F++.  Philippines.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


SOLD....Spondylus zonalis Lamarck, 1819....43 mm. F+.  Indonesia.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....35272...(3)...Spondylus species....74 to 97 mm. F+.  Orange to brick red, with pale umbones. Unsure of species...Philippines...$15  (3 available) OVERSIZE

....35284...(1)...Spondylus species....71 mm. F+.  Deep red with dark orange spines. Displays well due to flat base from removal from wreck...Philippines...$22  (1 available) OVERSIZE

....32028...(1)...Spondylus species....24 mm. F+. Cute virtually spineless juvenile, rayed in pink & dark red...Philippines...$7 (1 available)


TELLINIDAE

 

....8658...(1)...Angulus planatus Linne, 1758....37 mm. F++ . Yellow interior...Spain...$2  (1 available)


....37367...(+)...Macoma balthica Linne, 1758....18 to 23 mm. F++. Live taken examples of this common Northern species...Atlantic Canada...2 for $3 (lots available)


....38333...(1)...Macoma constricta Bruguiere, 1792....32 mm. F++. Good example, white, with a narrowed & pointed posterior end...Florida...$3 (1 available)


....42033...(1)...Mactra fragilis Gmelin, 1791....37 mm. F++.  Fine, fresh, fragilis...Florida...$4 (1 available)


....42032...(1)...Macoma secta Conrad, 1837....36 mm. F++.  Small, white, flattened Macoma. What can I say?...West Mexico...$4 (1 available)


....38311...(3)...Psammotreta obesa Deshayes, 1855....40 to 43 mm. F+. Mid-sized Macomas with a serious groove on...West Mexico...$4 (3 available)

SOLD....Psammotreta obesa Deshayes, 1855....55 mm. F+. West Mexico.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....39334...(5)...Tellidora burnetti Broderip & Sowerby, 1829....25 to 30 mm. F++. Great examples of this “crested” Tellin...West Mexico...$9 (5 available)


....37368...(+)...Tellina agilis Stimpson, 1857....8 to 9 mm. F+. Tiny Tellinas! Small, white, fresh pairs of this cold water Sand dweller...Atlantic Canada...2 for $3 (lots available)


....38325...(6)...Tellina alternata Say, 1822....56 to 65 mm. F+ high. Big, fresh, gently beached specimens in excellent condition...Florida...$8 (6 available)

....38316...(9)...Tellina alternata Say, 1822....45 to 55 mm. F+ high. Good specimens of this thin & elongate, finely grooved Tellin...Florida...$6 (9 available)


....42026...(1pr)...Tellina cumingii Henley, 1844....42, 50 mm. F++.  Nice pattern pair, one typically spotted, the other lightly rayed...West Mexico...$10 (1 pair available)

....14187...(1)...Tellina cumingi Hedley, 1844....33 mm. F+.  Cream with a few brown rays...Mexico...$4  (1 available)


....38317...(1)...Tellina fausta Pulteney, 1799....88 mm. F+ high. Monster specimen, heavy for a Tellin, and with good, solid margins...Florida...$12 (1 available)

....38318...(3)...Tellina fausta Pulteney, 1799....71 to 78 mm. F+ high. Good, big, fresh beached examples, many still with external ligament...Florida...$10 (3 available)

....27956...(3)...Tellina fausta Pulteney, 1799....74, 75 mm. F+.  Big white discs...Dominican Republic...$8  (3 available)

....14077...(3)...Tellina fausta Pulteney, 1799....64 - 70 mm. F++. Heavy & white, some with partial perio...Hondurus...$5  (3 available)

....38319...(6)...Tellina fausta Pulteney, 1799....63 to 70 mm. F+ high. Healthy, fresh examples, and no need to deal with the devil for this Faust...Florida...$7 (6 available)


SOLD....Tellina foliacea Linne, 1758....72 - 75 mm. F+.  Australia.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....18729...(1)...Tellina gargadia Linne, 1758....40 mm. F++.  White, with wavy growth lines & saw toothed upper margin...Australia...$8  (1 available)

....18730...(1)...Tellina gargadia Linne, 1758....33 mm. F++.  Cute, with lemon yellow interior...Australia...$7  (1 available)

....15999...(2)...Tellina gargadia Linne,1758....28 - 32 mm. F+. White with fingerprint-like growth lines...Australia...$8  (2 available)


....42027...(4)...Tellina guildingii Hanley, 1841....32 to 38 mm. F++.  Cute snub nosed specie with sets of pink rays...Bahamas...$7 (4 available)


....42028...(1)...Tellina laevigata Linne, 1758....52 mm. F++.  Edge of one valve with orange rays...Florida...$5 (1 availble)

SOLD....Tellina laevigata Linne, 1758....68 mm. F++. Florida.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment

SOLD....Tellina laevigata Linne, 1758....54 mm. F++. Florida.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....14078...(6)...Tellina lineata Turton, 1819....32 - 36 mm. F++. White to cream and somewhat bent...Venezuela...$3 for 2 (6 available)

....38321...(6)...Tellina lineata Turton, 1819....25 to 30 mm. F+. Pretty pink petal-like shells, aptly known as the Rose Petal Tellin...Florida...$5 for 3 (6 available)

....14079...(2)...Tellina lineata Turton, 1819....26 - 28 mm. F++. Thin & pure white...Florida...$4 for both  (2 available)


....42029...(2)...Tellina listeri Roding, 1798....75, 80 mm. F++.  Jumbo specimens, fresh beached but complete with ligament...Bahamas...$8 (2 available)

....38326...(14)...Tellina listeri Roding, 1798....70 to 78 mm. F+ high. Jumbo specimens, freshly but lightly beached, with orange-brown zig-zag rays...Florida...$7 (14 available)

....38328...(4prs)....Tellina listeri Roding, 1798....65 to 68 mm. F+ high. Pattern pairs, showing extremes of light & dark markings...Florida...$9 (4 pairs available)

....38327...(14)...Tellina listeri Roding, 1798....60 to 68 mm. F+ high. Lovely typical examples, mottled in orange-brown...Florida...$4 (14 available)

....30051...(1)...Tellina listeri Roding, 1798....55 mm. F+.  Pattern of tan zig-zags rayed on white...$4  (1 available)

....8707...(1)...Tellina listeri Roding,1798....54 mm. F++. Rare unpatterned form...Honduras...$3  (1 available)

....14080...(1)...Tellina listeri Roding, 1798....45 mm. F++. Cream with light brown zig-zags...Bahamas...$3  (1 available)

....8667...(1)...Tellina listeri Roding,1798....37 mm. F++. Cute baby with more flecked rays...Panama...$2  (1 available)


....38322...(1)...Tellina cf. magna Spengler, 1798....99 mm. F++. Size, shape, structure & dentition are all correct, but it is pure white, without the typically orange tinted flatter right valve...Florida...$7 (1 available)


....42447...(1)...Tellina nicoyana Hertlein & Strong, 1949....62 mm F++.  Good big example of this highly compressed specie, with ligament and periostracum...Panama...$12 (1 available)

SOLD....Tellina nicoyana Hertlein & Strong, 1949....55 mm. F++ w/p. Panama.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....14082...(1)...Tellina palatum Iredale, 1929....51 mm. F+. White with crinkled growth lines...Hawaii...$4  (1 available)

....8715...(2)...Tellina palatum Iredale, 1929....40, 32 mm. F++. White with raised wavy growth lines...Guam...$4  (2 available)

SOLD....Tellina palatum Iredale, 1931....41 mm. F++.  Tanzania.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....25329...(2)...Tellina pharaonis Hanley, 1844....49 to 59 mm. F++.  Highly elongated & glorious hot pink...Australia...$5  (2 available)


....8708...(1)...Tellina planata Linne, 1758....44 mm. F++. White with pastel interior...Cyprus...$3 (1 available).


....28716...(1)...Tellina punicea Born, 1778....47 mm. F++.  Jumbo specimen with watermelon pink interior...Venezuela...$7  (1 available)

....28717...(1)...Tellina punicea Born, 1778....34 mm. F+.  Blush pink interior...Venezuela...$3  (1 available)


....38330...(3)...Tellina radiata Linne, 1758....65 to 68 mm. F++. Fresh beached, but selected from hundreds, these are great examples of this lovely pink rayed species...Florida...$5 (3 available)

....38331...(1)...Tellina radiata fm. unimaculata Lamarck, 1818....82 mm. F++. Giant example of this un-rayed colour form...Florida...$5 (1 available)

....38332...(8)...Tellina radiata fm. unimaculata Lamarck, 1818....73 to 78 mm. F++. Big, fresh specimens, selected from dozens, yellow flushed but unrayed...Florida...$4 (8 available)

SOLD....Tellina radiata Linne, 1758....71 to 77 mm. F++. Florida.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....42738...(4)...Tellina serrata Brocchi, 1814....38 to 40 mm. F+.  Good specimens of this plain, dirty white, Mediterranean Tellin...Spain...$7 (4 available)


....39063...(4)...Tellina staurella Lamarck, 1811....42 to 44 mm. F+. Pretty specie, lightly rayed in pink...Philippines...$6 (4 available)


NEW....43104...(1)...Tellina tenuis daCosta, 1778....15 mm. F++.  Pretty specimen with yellow-orange blush. Scarce in Mediterranean...Turkey...$3 (1 available)

NEW....43105...(2)...Tellina tenuis daCosta, 1778....11, 12 mm. F++.  Watermelon pink!...Turkey...$3 (2 available)


....25330...(4)...Tellina tongana Quoy & Gaimard, 1834....54 to 63 mm. F++.  Light pastel yellow with orange-pink umbones...Australia...$5   (4 available)

....18717...(1)...Tellina tongana Quoy & Gaimard, 1835....71 mm. F++.  One end bent & pointed, white with faint yellow rays & pink umbones! Nice!...Australia...$6  (1 available)

....8736...(1)...Tellina tongana Quoy & Gaimard, 1835....61 mm. F++. Normal - light yellow & orange-pink rayed...Australia...$5   (1 available)


....30053...(3)...Tellina unimaculata Lamarck, 1818....58 to 75 mm. F++.  Un-rayed form of  T. radiata , with butter yellow interior...Turks & Caicos...$4  (3 available)

....14085...(2)...Tellina unimaculata Lamarck, 1818....46 - 55 mm. F++. Smooth, shiny white with yellow interior. Un-rayed form of  T. radiata...Bahamas...$4  (2 available)


....39064...(3)...Tellina virgata Linne, 1758....60 to 67 mm. F++. Large & fairly fat for the family, with fine pink rays...Philippines...$6 (3 available)

....39065...(6)...Tellina virgata Linne, 1758....50 to 59 mm. F++. Prettily pink rayed specie...Philippines...$5 (6 available)

....8598...(1)...Tellina virgata Linne, 1758....53 mm. F+. A bit lighter in color...Philippines...$3  (1 available)

....16737...(5)...Tellina virgata Linne, 1758....45 - 50 mm. F++.  Excellent. Pastel colours, some with pink rays...Philippines...$3   (5 available)

....38320...(6)...Tellina virgata Linne, 1758....43 to 47 mm. F+. Larger examples, beautifully rayed in deep pink...Indo Pacific...$5 (6 available)

....16738...(8)...Tellina virgata Linne, 1758....36 - 41 mm. F++. Philippines...$3 for 2   (8 available)


THRACIIDAE

....42739...(2)...Thracia convexa Wood, 1815....35 mm. F+.  Good, chalky white specimens of this Mediterranean specie...Spain...$10 (2 available)

....41312...(1)...Thracia convexa Wood, 1815....53 mm. F+. Fine fat specimen of this cold water clam...North Sea...$10 (1 available)


....14130...(1)...Thracia papyracea Poli, 1791....16 mm. F++. White with ridge at siphonal end...England...$2 (1 available)


THYASIRIDAE

SOLD....Thyasira flexuosa Montagu, 1803....6 mm. F+. Atlantic Canada.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


TINDARIIDAE

....39257...(1)...Hippopus hippopus Linne, 1758....110 mm. F+. Big, heavy, well inflated specimen...Philippines...$20 (1 available)

....39258...(1)...Hippopus hippopus Linne, 1758....99 mm. F+. Colourful example with lots of dark red dashes on the ribs...Philippines...$17 (1 available)


....41389...(1)...Tindaria striata King, 1832....8 mm. F++.  Tiny deep water clam with a pointed end...Chile...$35 (1 available)

....14131...(4)...Tindaria striata King, 1831....12 - 13 mm. F++. Pointed brown nut clams...Argentina...$5  (4 available)


TRAPEZIIDAE

....42199...(1)...Trapezium bicarinatum Schumacher, 1817....41 mm. F++.  With a strong oblique ridge from apex to margin...Philippines...$6 (1 available)


....39066...(2)...Trapezium californicum Conrad, 1837....34 to 44 mm. F++. Inflated, rectangular, lightly ribbed white specie not listed in Rice...Hawaii...$12 (2 available)


TRIGONIIDAE

....41592...(2)...Neotrigonia bednalli Verco, 1907....37, 39 mm. F++.  Great examples, with beaded ribs and beautiful coloured interior nacre...Australia...$6 (2 available)


SOLD....Neotrigonia margaritacea Lamarck, 1804....27 mm. F+/F++.  Australia.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


UNIONIDAE

SOLD....Elliptio camplanata Lightfoot, 1786....95 mm. F+. Nova Scotia.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


VENERIDAE

....39021...(2)...Amiantis callosa Conrad, 1837....61, 65 mm. F+. Nice, heavy examples of this Veneridae from Lotusland...California...$4 (2 available)

....38292...(1)...Amiantis callosa Conrad, 1837....111 mm. F++. Jumbo ex col example, about as big as they get...West Mexico...$5 (1 available)

....38293...(1)...Amiantis callosa Conrad, 1837....90 mm. F++. Good sized fresh specimen...West Mexico...$4 (1 available)

SOLD....Amiantis callosa Conrad, 1837....89 mm. F+. California.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....8720...(+)...Anomalocardia auberiana Oribigny, 1842....20 mm. F++. Greys, whites & browns, some rayed...Florida...$3 for 2 of them  (+ available)

....14152...(3)...Anomalocardia auberiana Oribigny, 1842....8 - 12 mm. F++.  Ridged white with purple tints...Florida...$3 for all 3  (3 available)


....26804...(3)...Anomalocardia brasiliana Gmelin, 1791....22 to 29 mm. F++.  Fat, pointed, with gray zig-zags on white...Brazil...$2  (3 available)


....8584...(3)...Anomalocardia squamosa , Linne, 1758....30 - 32 mm. F+ High. Slight wear otherwise fine...Australia...$3  (3 available)

....26931...(1pr)...Anomalocardia squamosa Linne, 1758....26 to 32 mm. F++.  With pointed end & cancellate surface sculpture...Australia...$4  (1 pair available)

....26503...(5)...Anomalocardia squamosa Linne, 1758....26 to 29 mm. F++.  With great cross hatched sculpture & pointed end...Australia...$2  (5 available)

....18931...(2)...Anomalocardia squamosa Linne, 1758....24 & 25 mm. F++.  Light tan markings & deep purple interior spot...Australia...$3   (2 available)

....17979...(5)...Anomalocardia squamosa Linne, 1758...20 to 21 mm. F++.  Brown & white with nice surface sculpture...Philippines...$3  (5 available)


....31191...(1)...Anomalocardia subrugosa Wood, 1828....34 mm. F++.  Singles, with 3 or 4 broad brown rays on mottled gray...Peru...$2 (1 available)

....32937...(1pr)...Anomalocardia subrugosa Wood, 1828....32 & 36 mm. F++.  Extreme pair, one nearly white with a few dark rays, the other solid black...Peru...$5  (1 pair available)

....31192...(3prs)...Anomalocardia subrugosa Wood, 1828...33 to 36 mm. F++.  Extreme pairs, one with brown rays, the other nearly all black...Peru...$3  (3 pairs available)

....32936...(4)...Anomalocardia subrugosa Wood, 1828....30 to 33 mm. F++. Broad brown rays on cream...$4 for 2 (4 available)


....26735...(1)...Antigona chemnitzi Hanley, 1844....57 mm. F+.  Fine radial ribs under upright, corrugated concentric lamellae. Large & fat with wonderful sculpture!...Australia...$3 (1 available)

....25190...(1)...Antigona chemnitzii Hedley, 1844....53 mm. F+.  Incredible foliate upright concentric ridges...Australia...$4  (1 available)


....39180...(1)...Antigona lamellaris Schumacher, 1817....56 mm. F++. Excellent example, with virtually every leafy concentric ridge intact...Philippines...$4 (1 available)

....18930...(3)...Antigona lamellaris Schumacher, 1817....44 to 50 mm. F++.  Incredibly foliate concentric ribs! Fresh live taken...Australia...$5   (3 available)

....26504...(2)...Antigona lamellaris Schumacher, 1817....37 to 47 mm. F++.  Tan mottled, with fantastic leafy concentric ridges...Australia...$3  (2 available)

....14099...(5)...Antigona lamellaris Schumacher, 1817....40 - 45 mm. F++. Brown mottled with frilly growth ridges...Australia...$4 (5 available)

....25191...(4)...Antigona lamellaris Schumacher, 1817....36 to 40 mm. F++.  Foliate ridges & brown chevron patterns...Australia...$3  (4 available)

....14101...(2)...Antigona lamellaris Schumacher, 1817....34, 38 mm. F++. Brown mottled with frilly growth ridges...Australia...$4  (2 available)

....14100...(1set)...Antigona lamellaris Schumacher, 1817....20 - 38 mm. F++. 4 piece growth/pattern series. brown mottled with frilly growth ridges...Australia...$10  (1 set available)


....37361...(2)...Arctica islandica Linne, 1758....92 mm. F+ w/perio. Good, big, chunky examples with thick, flaky, brown-black periostracum...Atlantic Canada...$7 (2 available)


....35306...(3)...Austrovenus stutchburyi Gray, 1828....40 mm. F++. Cross-hatched surface texture, with purple stained end...New Zealand...$4  (3 available)


....42594...(1)...Callanaitis disjecta Perry, 1811....38 mm. F+.  Good mid-sized example with wonderfully frilly concentric ridges...Australia...$12 (1 available)

....41879...(3)...Callanaitis disjecta Pery, 1811....47 to 53 mm. F++.  Beautiful frilly specimens of the aptly named “Wedding Cake Venus”...Australia...$15 (3 available)

....39045...(1)...Callanaitis disjecta Perry, 1811....55 mm. F+. Good example, with wonderfully frilly concentric ridges...Australia...$15 (1 available)

SOLD....Callanaitis disjecta Perry, 1811....53 mm. F++.  Australia.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment

SOLD....Callanaitis disjecta Perry, 1811....51 mm. F++.  Australia.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....38279...(3)...Callista bardwelli Clench & McLean, 1932....60 yo 65 mm. F++. Lovely species with concentric ribs, brown rays & orange margins...Australia...$5 (3 available)

SOLD....Callista bardwelli Clench & McLean, 1936....41 to 45 mm. F++. Australia.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....39030...(2)...Callista chinensis Holten, 1803....62, 63 mm. F+. Typical, nicely adult examples...Japan...$4 (2 available)


....39051...(1)...Callista chione Linne, 1758....85 mm. F++. Larger than average specimen of this Euro-veneridae...Spain...$4 (1 available)


SOLD....Callista diemensis Hanley, 1844....20, 25 mm. F++. Tasmania.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....41593...(3)...Callanaitis disjecta Perry, 1811....48 to 52 mm. F++.  You won't be disjected when you see these wonderfully foliate specimens...Australia...$18 (3 available)


....18932...(1)...Callista disrupta Sowerby, 1853....39 mm. F++.  Tan with disrupted concentric brown band...Australia...$3   (1 available)

....25201...(3)...Callista disrupta Sowerby, 1853....38 to 41 mm. F++.  Broad, brown speckled concentric ridges...Australia...$3  (3 available)

....26505...(2)...Callista disrupta Sowerby, 1853....37 to 41 mm. F++.  Extra fat concentric ridges on these brown rayed Veneridae. Won' t disrupta your cash flow!...Australia...$4  (2 available)


....39022...(1)...Callista erycina Linne, 1758....71 mm. F++. Well ribbed & rayed, with orange tinted rims...India...$6 (1 available)

....27108...(1)...Callista erycina Linne, 1758....66 mm. F++.  Lovely species, with brown rays & orange tinted margins...India...$4  (1 available)

....24970...(1)...Callista erycina fm. lilacina Lamarck, 1818....62 mm. F++.  Concentric ridges & brown on tan rays...Philippines...$3  (1 available)

....20821....(1)....Callista erycina fm. lilacina Lamarck, 1818....45 mm. F++.  Supplied as C. bardwelli, but with finer ridges, darker, less mottled pattern & purple interior stain...Australia...$3  (1 available)

SOLD....Callista erycina fm. lilacina Lamarck, 1811....73 mm. F++. Philippines.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment

SOLD....Callista erycina Linne, 1758....63 mm. F++.  South China Sea.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....41594...(1)...Callista impar Lamarck, 1818....39 mm. F++.  Cream with chocolate brown rays...Australia...$3 (1 available)


....14227...(1)...Callista kingi Gray, 1826....45 mm. F++. Cream with broken tan rays...Australia...$8  (1 available)


SOLD....Callista lilacina Lamarck, 1818....60, 61 mm. F++.  Australia.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....18935...(2)...Callista planatella Lamarck, 1818....55 to 66 mm. F++.  Mottled brown rays on cream concentric ridges...Australia...$5   (2 available)


....8536...(3)...Callista semisulcata Sowerby, 1851....35 mm. Gem. Beige with speckles...Queensland...$2  (3 available)

SOLD....Callista semisulcata Sowerby, 1857....42 mm. F++. Australia.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....14206...(1)...Chamelea gallina Linne, 1758....27 mm. F++.  Brown scribblings with white rays...Adriatic Sea...$2  (1 available)


....38288...(4)...Chione californiensis Broderip, 1835....50 to 55 mm. F+. Well sculptured with low radial ribs & raised concentric ridges...West Mexico...$3 (4 available)


SOLD....Chione cancellata Linne, 1758....30 - 34 mm. F+. Bahamas.       shell pair sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....38291...(1)...Chione gnidea Broderip & Sowerby, 1829....70 mm. F++. Big ex col example with intact, frilled concentric ridges...West Mexico...$7 (1 available)

SOLD....Chione gnidia Broderip & Sowerby, 1839....80 mm. F++. West Mexico.       shell pair sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....39197...(6)...Chione kellettii Hinds, 1845....40 to 48 mm. Lightly rayed in shades of tan, with frilly scales on each end...West Mexico...$4 (6 available)


SOLD....Chione latilirata Conrad, 1841....25 & 27 mm. F++. Brazil.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....32061...(2prs)...Chione paphia Linne, 1758....25 to 32 mm. F++.  Light & dark pattern pairs in fresh, better than usual condition...Panama...$5  (2 pairs available)

....14110...(1set)...Chione paphia Linne, 1767....19 - 31 mm. F++. Nice 3 piece set shows various brown mottling patterns...Tobago...$6  (1 set available)

....1677...(1set)...Chione paphia Linne, 1767....21 to 29 mm. F++. Nice 5 piece growth & pattern set with strong concentric ridges...St Vincent...$9 (1 set available


SOLD....Chione stutchburyi Gray, 1828....28 mm. F++. New Zealand.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....38290...(2)...Chione subimbricata Sowerby, 1835....34 to 37 mm. F++. With thick, wavy, concentric ridges & fine brown zig-zag markings...West Mexico...$4 (2 available)


....36639...(1)...Chione subrugosa Wood, 1828....35 mm. F+. With gray rays & fine brown speckles on strong concentric ridges...Mexico...$6 (1 available)

....8687.....(1)...Chione subrugosa Wood, 1828...33 mm. Dark rayed markings on beige ridges...Mexico...$4 (1 available)


....38289...(6)...Chione undatella Sowerby, 1835....38 to 46 mm. F++. Similar to C. californiensis but with brown markings & closer spaced concentric ridges...West Mexico...$4 (6 available)

....34572...(4)...Chione cf. undatella Sowerby, 1835....41 to 46 mm. F+/F++.  Larger, dark patterned specimens with strong radial ribs & concentric ridges on just half...Peru...$4  (4 available)

....34573...(4)...Chione cf. undatella Sowerby, 1835....33 to 36 mm. F+/F++.  With intermittent brown spotted rays & cancellate sculpture...Peru...$3  (4 available)


....14231...(1)...Circe nummulina Lamarck, 1818....25 mm. F++. Cream with patterned surface...Australia...$3  (1 available)

SOLD....Circe nummulina Lamarck, 1818....25 to 30 mm. F++.  Australia.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....26513...(2pr)...Circe scripta Linne, 1758....37 to 44 mm. F++.  Interesting pairs, the smaller of the two showing brown zig-zag markings...Australia...$4  (2 pairs available)

....25216...(2)...Circe scripta Linne, 1758....35 to 43 mm. F++.  Very flat, with concentric ridges & purple interior...Australia...$2  (2 available)

....8551...(1pr)...Circe scripta Linnaeus, 1758....44 & 42 mm. Gem-. White and brown. pair shows light & dark phases...Queensland...$4  (1 pair available)

....8550...(1pr)...Circe scripta Linnaeus, 1758....40 mm. Gem-. One of set is almost albino...Queensland...$4 (1 pair available)

....38302...(3pr)...Circe scripta Linne, 1758....37 to 40 mm. F++. Nice extreme pattern pairs of this thin Venerid...Indo Pacific...$5 (3 pair available)

....18940...(2)...Circe scripta Linne, 1758....37 & 39 mm. F++.  Two broad brown rays on white concentric ridges...Australia...$2   (2 available)

....8552...(1set)...Circe scripta Linnaeus, 1758....32.5 - 35 mm. F++/Gem. Set of 3 shows light, dark, & rayed forms...Queensland...$6   (1 set available)


....26514...(2pr)...Circe tumefacta Sowerby, 1851....24 to 28 mm. F++.  Gloriously bold brown zig-zag patterns...Australia...$4  (2 pairs available)


SOLD....Dosinia bilunulata Gray, 1838....82 mm. F+. Japan.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....26521...(1)...Dosinia bruguiere Gray, 1838....24 mm. F++.  Plump white concentrically lined discs. Scarce (not in Rice)...Australia...$5 (1 available)


....26522...(1)...Dosinia contusa Reeve, 1850....27 mm. F++.  Well marked with broad brown intermittent rays...Australia...$3  (1 available)

SOLD....Dosinia contusa Reeve, 1850....32 to 35 mm. F++.  Australia.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....38297...(2)...Dosinia discus Reeve, 1850....60 to 65 mm. F+ high. Finely concentric ridged species some with partial yellowish perio...Florida...$3 (2 available)


....42454...(3)...Dosinia elegans Conrad, 1846....51 to 56 mm. F++.  Nice mid-sized examples...Florida...$3 (3 available)

....38296...(3)...Dosinia elegans Conrad, 1846....69 to 74 mm. F+. Good, full sized specimens of this coarsely concentric ridged compressed species...Florida...$4 (3 available)


SOLD....Dosinia extranea Iredale, 1937....19 to 20 mm. F++.  Australia.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


SOLD....Dosinia lupinus Linne, 1758....26 mm. F++.  Adriatic.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....38294...(3)...Dosinia ponderosa Gray, 1838....113, 115 mm. F+ high. Huge and heavy specimens of this solid shell, one with partial perio...West Mexico...$25 (3 available)

SOLD....Dosinia ponderosa Gray, 1838....105 mm. F+. West Mexico.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


SOLD....Dosinia scalaris Menke, 1843....35 to 44 mm. F++.  Australia.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


SOLD....Dosinia sculpta Hanley, 1844....40 mm. F++.  Australia.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....38338...(1)...Dosinia semiobliterata Deshayes, 1852....44 mm. F+ high. Well inflated & nearly round, with concentric sculpture and hooked umbones...West Mexico...$3 (1 available)


....39031...(3)...Fulvia cf. aperta Bruguiere, 1789....33 to 34 mm. F++. Pretty specimens flushed with bright orange...Philippines...$6 (3 available)


....8588...(1pr)...Gafrarium pectinatum Linne, 1758....32 & 37 mm. F++. Pair shows varrying amounts of brown blotching...Queensland...$5 (1 available)

....8554...(1pr)...Gafrarium pectinatum Linne, 1758....33 & 36 mm. F++/Gem. Light & dark pair...Queensland...$5 (1 available)

....8679...(2)...Gafrarium pectinatum Linne, 1758....35 mm. Gem-. Brown specks on white...Queensland...$3  (2 available)

....8583...(1)...Gafrarium pectinatum Linne, 1758....31 mm. F++. Lots of brown blotches...Okinawa...$3  (1 available)

....26526...(3)...Gafrarium pectinatum Linne, 1758....27 to 30 mm. F++.  Brown speckled patterns & with oblique ridges on one end...Australia...$5 for three  (3 available)

....17995...(1)...Gafrarium pectinatum Linne, 1758....27 mm. F++  Brown mottled with interesting ribs...Australia...$2  (1 available)

....14125...(1)...Gafrarium pectinatum Linne, 1758....25 mm. F++.  Brown blotches on white...Fiji...$2  (1 available)


....26527...(1)...Gafrarium tumidum Roding, 1798....45 mm. F++. Jumbo specimen with deep purple stain near ligament...Australia...$4  (1 available)

....14127...(1set)...Gafrarium tumidum Roding, 1798....20 - 39 mm. F+/F++. 5 piece growth series, white with brown marks...Fiji...$7  (1 set available)

....14128...(1)...Gafrarium tumidum Roding, 1798....37 mm. F++. Large, mostly white, some stains...Guam...$3  (1 available)

....8737...(6prs)...Gafrarium tumidum Roding, 1798....27 - 36 mm. F++/Gem. Mostly white, some brown markings...Fiji...$3  (6 pairs available)

....14129...(1set)...Gafrarium tumidum Roding, 1798....17 - 34 mm. F+/F++. Nice 4 piece growth series, white with brown marks...Fiji...$5  (1 available)

....14126...(7)...Gafrarium tumidum Roding, 1798....27 - 33 mm. F+/F++. Off-white with brown marks...Fiji...$2  (7 available)

....8558...(1)...Gafrarium tumidum Roding, 1798....32 mm. gem-. White with black markings...Queensland...$2  (1 available)

....8559...(1)...Gafrarium tumidum Roding, 1798....29 mm. gem-. White with black marks & brown flecks...Queensland...$2  (1 available)


....25897...(1pr)...Gafrarium sp....24 & 35 mm. F+.  Pair of unidentified East African Gafrariidae...Tanzania...$7  (1 pair available)


....25233...(2pr)...Globivenus toreuma Gould, 1850....30 to 32 mm. F+.  Nice pairs of this species: plump, well ridged & mottled with brown...Australia...$4  (2 pairs available)


....39069...(1)...Gomphina melanaegis Rohmer, 1861....53 mm. F++. Large, lightly rayed cream coloured specimen...Japan...$4 (1 available)

....31189...(5)...Gomphina melanaegis Romer, 1861....40 to 47 mm. F++.  Creamy tan Veneridae with rays of mottled brown...Korea...$3  (5 available)


....18943...(1)...Katelysia peronii Lamarck, 1818....28 mm. F++.  White with purple stains at hinge. Something for Evita fans...Australia...$3   (1 available)

SOLD....Katelysia peroni Lamarck, 1818....36, 37 mm. F++.  Australia.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....26998...(4)...Katelysia rhytophora Lamy, 1937....37 to 42 mm. F++.  Fine tan zig-zag markings & purple-brown interior staining...Australia...$2  (4 available)


....18944...(2)...Katelysia scalarina Lamarck, 1818....36 mm. F++.  White with tan markings & lavender interior...Australia...$2   (2 available)

....14249...(3)...Katelysia scalarina Lamarck, 1811....28 to 34 mm. F++. Cream with lavender mottling...Australia...$3 for 2 (3 available)


....39034...(3)...Lioconcha castrensis Linne, 1758....46 to 49 mm. F++. Good sized examples with bold brown zig-zag patterns...Philippines...$4 (3 available)

....26791...(1pr)...Lioconcha castrensis Linne, 1758....38, 42 mm. F++.  Bold brown on white zig-zag patterns...Australia...$4  (1 pair available)


SOLD....Lioconcha hieroglyphica....53 mm. F++. Philippines.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


SOLD....Liocyma fluctosa Gould, 1841....17 mm. F++. Atlantic Canada.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....22367...(1)...Macrocallista maculata Linne, 1758....63 mm. F++.  Lovely brown-on-tan, rayed, checkerboard pattern...Antigua...$4   (1 available)

....38280...(7)...Macrocallista maculata Linne, 1758....45 to 50 mm. F++. Neat brown on cream checkerboard pattern...Florida...$5 (7 available)

....8686...(1pr)...Macrocallista maculata Linne, 1758....47 & 40 mm. Gem-. Brown on tan & brown on white pair...Florida...$5 (1 pair available)

SOLD....Macrocallista maculata Linne, 1758....70 mm. F++. Brazil.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....39046...(1)...Macrocallista nimbosa Lightfoot, 1786....112 mm. F+. Lovely example with intermittent gray rays...Florida...$6 (1 available)

....38303...(4)...Macrocallista nimbosa Lightfoot, 1786....119 to 133 mm. F++. Jumbo specimens of this purple-brown rayed specie, fresh beached but with ligament & partial perio on most...Florida...$7 (4 available)

....31398...(1)...Macrocallista nimbosa Lightfoot, 1786....108 mm. F++.  Large, classically patterned with gray rays over creamy tan...Florida...$4  (1 available)

....38304...(2)....Macrocallista nimbosa Lightfoot, 1786....104 mm. F+ high. Mid-sized, mid priced ex col beach specimens...Florida...$5 (2 available)

....30653...(2)...Macrocallista nimbosa Lightfoot, 1786....92 to 104 mm. F+.  Large & boldly rayed specimens...Florida...$4  (2 available)

....38305...(1set)...Macrocallista nimbosa Lightfoot, 1786....47 to 100 mm. F+high. Sweet 6 piece growth series...Florida...$15 (1 set available)

....31399...(1)...Macrocallista nimbosa Lightfoot, 1786....62 mm. F++.  Nicely rayed in gray on tan...Florida...$3  (1 available)

SOLD....Macrocallista nimbosa Lightfoot, 1786....141 mm. F+ solid.  Florida.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....42582...(1)...Malea pomum Linne, 1758....50 mm. F++.  Good example with well matured dentate lip and parietal callus...Philippines...$7 (1 available)>


....18945...(1pr)...Marcia japonica Gmelin, 1791....47, 49 mm. F++. Cream with faint tan rays...Australia...$4 (1 pair available)

....26982...(1pr)...Marcia japonica Gmelin, 1791....33 to 36 mm. F++.  Pastel orange tinted, with growth lines a bit like fingerprints...Australia...$4  (1 pair available)


....38281...(2)...Megapitaria aurantiaca Sowerby, 1831....112 to 120 mm. F++. Massive monsters! Pretty orange pink shell up to 18 mm. thick!...West Mexico...$10 (It’ll cost twice that to mail them!) (2 available)


....39049...(1)...Megapitaria squalida Sowerby, 1835....116 mm. F+. HUGE example complete with partial perio...West Central America...$8 (1 available)

....39050...(1set) ...Megapitaria squalida Sowerby, 1835....62 to 72 mm. F+. Subtle 3 piece colour variation set shows variable markings & rays...West Central America...$9 (1 set available)

....38282...(3)...Megapitaria squalida Sowerby, 1835....92 to 100 mm. F+. Big, fat & heavy. Pinkish-tan, complete with partial varnish-like olive green perio...West Mexico...$7 (3 available)

....38283...(2)...Megapitaria squalida Sowerby, 1835....73, 74 mm. F+ high. Good sized examples with intact ligament & perio...West Mexico...$5 (2 available)

....32949...(1pr)...Megapitaria squalida Sowerby, 1835....60 & 67 mm. F++. Good two-tone pair, one with dove gray perio, the other in olive green...Peru...$6 (1 pair available)

....38284...(3)...Megapitaria squalida Sowerby, 1835....62 to 65 mm. F+. Typical mid sized specimens...West Mexico...$3 (3 available)


....39052...(1)...Mercenaria campechiensis Gmelin, 1791....100 mm. F+. Massive jumbo specimen. Wouldn’t need many of these to make a chowder!...Florida...$4 (1 available)

SOLD....Mercenaria campechiensis Gmelin, 1791....64 mm. F+. Florida.         shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....42205...(1)...Mercenaria mercenaria Linne, 1758....90 mm. F++.  Nice large live collected specimen from extreme Northern limit of the range...Canada...$5 (1 available)

....42206...(1)...Mercenaria mercenaria Linne, 1758....69 mm. F++.  Smaller specimen but with super purple interior stain around entire rim!...Canada...$4 (1 available)

....38278...(1)...Mercenaria mercenaria Linne, 1758....90 mm. F+. Huge heavy specimen with dark purple border. Ex col & rarely this big...Florida...$5 (1 available)

....37533...(1)...Mercenaria mercenaria Linne, 1758....85 mm. F+. Big, purple lined specimen from the relic Northern population in the Northumberland Strait, not found again for 500 miles or more to the south...Atlantic Canada...$7 (1 available)

....27347...(1)...Mercenaria mercenaria fm. notata Say....44 mm. F+ high. The brown patterned colour form of this well known species...Florida...$4  (1 available)

....30041...(1)...Mercenaria mercenaria fm. texana Dall, 1902....48 mm, F++.  Clean smaller specimen of this Gulf form....Texas...$3 (1 available)


....39048...(1)...Meretrix lusoria Roding, 1798....76 mm. F++. About as large as this specie gets. So large it no longer looks like a poker chip (its common name)...Philippines...$4 (1 available)


....42584...(1)...Meretrix lyrata Sowerby, 1851....43 mm. F++.  Chubby and white, with a brown end. These may be introduced...British Columbia...$5 (1 available)


....8573...(1)...Notocallista kingi Gray, 1826....49 mm. F++. Orange & brown interupted rays...Tasmania...$3  (1 available)


....38299...(1)...Paphia alapapilionis Roding, 1798....86 mm. F++. Big example of this Indian Ocean species...ex col...$3 (1 available)

....8522...(2)...Paphia alapapilionis Roding, 1798....57.5, 56 mm. Gem. With no rays...SE. India...$2  (2 available)

SOLD....Paphia alapapilionis Roding, 1798....84 mm. F++.  India.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....26550...(1)...Paphia crassisulca Lamarck, 1818....44 mm. F++.  Elongate at both ends, with strong concentric ridges....Australia...$3  (1 available)

SOLD....Paphia crassisulca Lamarck, 1818....38, 44 & 49 mm. F++.  Australia.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....26988...(1pr)...Paphia gallus Gmelin, 1791....30 to 34 mm. F++.  Lightly patterned & rayed in tan. Named for a rooster, but you won't hear any crowing...Australia...$4  (1 pair available)


....26793...(2)...Paphia semirugata Philippi, 1847....47 to 52 mm. F++.  Strong concentric growth ridges, brown speckled on cream...Australia...$3  (2 available)


....26983...(1pr)...Paphia undulata Born, 1780....37 to 42 mm. F++.  Reticulate pattern of brown zig-zag lines on cream...Australia...$4  (1 pair available)


....38298...(3)...Periglypta listeri Gray, 1838....54 to 64 mm. F+. Lovely specie with fine radial ribs & raised concentric frills...Florida...$7 (3 available)


....38285...(1)...Periglypta multicostata Sowerby, 1835....119 mm. F+. Huge ex col example, about as big as they get. Solid & heavy, with ligament intact...West Mexico...$10 (1 available)


....8689...(5)...Periglypta reticulata Linne, 1758....34 - 37 mm. F++. Strongly sculptured junior specimens...Thailand...$3  (5 available)


SOLD....Pitar affinis Gmelin, 1791....20 & 21 mm. F++.  Philippines.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....14263...(1)...Pitar citrinus Lamarck, 1818....35 mm. F++. Palest pastel yellow with purple end...Australia...$3  (1 available)

....25294...(2prs)...Pitar citrinus Lamarck, 1818....34 to 39 mm. F++.  High-contrast pairs...Australia...$4  (2 pairs available)

....26989...(1)...Pitar citrinus Lamarck, 1818....32 mm. F++.  Fat little clams, pastel yellow with a purple-brown end...Australia...$5  (1 available)


....38314...(3)...Pitar concinnus Sowerby, 1835....36 to 39 mm. F++. Large ones, cinnamon brown with strong concentric ridges...West Mexico...$5 (3 available)

....38315...(4pr)...Pitar concinnus Sowerby, 1835....28 to 36 mm. F++. Pretty pairs, one solid brown, the other, white with brown rays...West Mexico...$8 (4 pair available)


....26859...(1)...Pitar fulminatus Menke, 1828....35 mm. F++.  Plump, white, lightly rayed in brown...Brazil...$3  (1 available)

....14117...(7)...Pitar fulminatus penistoni Heilprin, 1889....8 - 10 mm. F++.  Brown maculated dwarf form...Florida...$3 for 2  (7 available)

SOLD....Pitar fulminatus Menke, 1828....34 mm. F++. Brazil.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....14189...(1)...Pitar prora Conrad, 1837....30 mm. F++. Cream with a few orange-tan rays...Guam...$3  (1 available)


....20533...(1)...Pitar sp.....48 mm. F+.  Fat & smooth with fine brown speckles on white...Zanzibar...$7  (1 available)

....22906...(2)...Pitar sp.....60 to 62 mm. F++.  Big, fat & heavy, with a shiny varnish-like perio...India...$5  (2 available)

....22907...(9)...Pitar sp....40 to 42 mm. F++.  Chubby & smooth, with elegant gray rays...India...$4  (9 available)


SOLD....Placamen berryi Gray, 1828....31 to 33 mm. F++.  Australia.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....30741...(8)...Placamen calophyllum Philippi, 1846....33 to 35 mm. F+.  White, with fine blade-like concentric ridges. From deeper water & less common than in Australia...Philippines...$5  (8 available)

....8690...(1)...Placamen calophyllum Philippi, 1836....28 mm. F+ high. Great concentric sculpture! Purple inner lip...Queensland...$3   (1 available)

....14266...(4)...Placamen calophyllum Philippi, 1836....31, 32 mm. F+.  White with concentric sculpture..Australia...$3  (4 available)

....18950...(3)...Placamen calophyllum Philippi, 1836....21 to 28 mm. F+.  Fantastic blade-like concentric foliations...Australia...$3   (3 available)

....26552...(2)...Placamen calophyllum Philippi, 1836....22 to 27 mm. F+.  With leafy, upright, bladelike concentric ridges (would be good anchors in fine sand!)...Australia...$3  (2 available)


SOLD....Placamen gravescens Menke, 1843....21 to 23 mm. F++.  Australia.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


SOLD....Placamen tiara Dillwyn, 1817....21 to 23 mm. F++.  Philippines.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....37074...(1)...Placamen species....21 mm. F++. Beautifully patterned with pink zig-zag lines & darker rays...Philippines...$5 (1 available)

SOLD....Placamen species....20 mm. F+.  Philippines.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....35375...(10)...Protothaca crassicostata Deshayes, 1835....42 to 50 mm. F++. Concentric ridges at one end shifts to radial ribs on the other...New Zealand...$3  (10 available) OVERSIZE


....38352...(2 sets)...Protothaca staminea Conrad, 1837....29 to 39 mm. F++. Lovely 8 piece pattern variation sets of this highly variable Venerid...West Mexico...$9 (2 sets available)


....42585...(1)...Protothaca tenerrima Carpenter, 1865....98 mm. F+.  Big ex col specimen, with one small lip chip...California...$3 (1 available)


....34587...(7)...Protothaca cf. thaca Molina, 1782....36 to 45 mm. F++.  With finely cancellate sculpture & scattered brown markings...Peru...$3  (7 available)


....36640...(1set)...Ruditapes variegatus Sowerby, 1852....42 to 43 mm. F++. Nice 3 piece set shows good range of pattern variability...Philippines...$8 (1 set available)

....8716...(8)...Ruditapes variegatus Sowerby, 1852....27 - 33 mm. F+/F++. Off-white, some with tan mottling...Thailand...$2  (8 available)

....8675...(3)...Ruditapes variegatus Sowerby, 1852....26 - 33 mm. F++. Tan to chestnut...Australia...$5 for all 3  (3 available)

....14121...(1)...Ruditapes variegatus Sowerby, 1852....27 - 31 mm. F++. Tan to chestnut with nice orange interior...Australia...$2  (1 available)


SOLD....Sunetta menstrualis Menke, 1843....62 mm. F++. Japan.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....25326...(1)...Tapes dorsatus Lamarck, 1818....44 mm. F++.  Tan zig-zag mottlings arranged in rays...Australia...$2  (1 available)


....39059...(1)...Tapes litteratus Linne, 1758....70 mm. F+. Nice netted pattern with 4 faint rays...Philippines...$5 (1 available)

....18952...(2)...Tapes litteratus Linne, 1758....67 to 71 mm. F++.  Ultra-fine concentric sculpture with intricate brown zig-zag patterns...Australia...$3  (2 available)

SOLD....Tapes litteratus Linne, 1758....80 mm. F+. Philippines.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment

SOLD...Tapes litteratus Linne, 1758....75 mm. F++.  Tanzania.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....18953...(1)...Tapes sericeus Matsukuma, 1986....40 mm. F+.  Fine brown zig-zags on cream. Similar to T. litteratus but with less produced ends...Australia...$4  (1 available)

....26557...(1)...Tapes sericeus Matsukuma, 1986....37 mm. F++.  Beautiful & intricate brown zig-zag markings. Relatively recently desribed...Australia...$4  (1 available)

SOLD....Tapes sericeus Matsukuma, 1986....35 to 40 mm. F++.  Australia.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....20534...(3)...Tapes sp.....26 mm. F+.  Tiny Tanzanian Tapes! Fine brown zig-zag markings arranged in wide rays...Zanzibar...$4   (3 available)

....20240...(1)...Tapes sp.....28 mm. F++. Striking dark brown zig-zag markings...Zanzibar...$4 (1 available)


SOLD....Tawera gallinua Lamarck, 1819....32 mm. F++.  Australia.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


SOLD....Tawera subnodulosa Hanley, 1844....18 to 20 mm. F++.  Australia.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....14262...(2)...Timoclea marina Linne, 1758....28 - 37 mm. F+. White with brown patches scaley ribs...Australia...$5  (2 available)

....26558...(4)...Timoclea marina Linne, 1758....27 to 32 mm. F++.  Brown patterned on white, with intricate cross hatched sculpture & a row of posterior scales...Australia...$4  (4 available)

....18954...(4)...Timoclea marina Linne, 1758....27 to 32 mm. F++.  Extreme cancellate sculpture! Brown mottled on white...Australia...$4   (4 available)

SOLD....Timoclea marina Linne, 1758....30 to 34 mm. F+.  Australia.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....42595...(1)...Tivela byronensis Gray, 1838....41 mm. F++.  Tan with brown rays...Mexico...$4 (1 available)


....27921...(1)...Tivela isabelleana Orbigny, 1846....57 mm. F++. Jumbos, quite elongated for the genus, with a few tan rays...Brazil...$20 (1 available)


....38300...(8)...Tivela mactroides Born, 1778....40 to 46 mm. F++. Heavy & inflated, with fine brown on white rays...Bahamas...$4 (8 available)

....28718...(7prs)...Tivela mactroides Born, 1778....24 to 28 mm. F++.  Brown radial rays on chubby white triangular clams...Venezuela...$3  (7 pairs available)

....28598...(1)...Tivela mactroides Born, 1778....25 mm. F++. Fresh! with partial perio & ligament and purple interior spot...Venezuela...$3 (1 available)

....28958...(1)...Tivela mactroides Born, 1778....20 mm. F.  Beach but nice, with brown concentric markings...Venezuela...$2  (1 available)


....39060...(1)...Tivela stultorum Mawe, 1823....126 mm. F+. Solid & heavy ex col example of the famed “Pismo clam”...California...$6 (1 available)

....38336...(1)...Tivela stultorum Mawe, 1823....89 mm. F+ high. Boldly mauve-brown rayed specimen of the "Pismo clam"...West Mexico...$5 (1 available)


....42603...(1)...Tivela tripla Linne, 1771....28 mm. F++.  Larger example, light tan with pastel blue interior...Cameroon...$4 (1 available)

....42602...(5)...Tivela tripla Linne, 1771....18 to 22 mm. F++.  Fat and nearly triangular, with bluish interior...Cameroon...$3 (5 available)

....42457...(1)...Tivela cf. tripla Linne, 1767....17 mm. F++.  Good if slightly juvenile example...Cameroon...$3 (1 available)


....34061...(1)...Tivela ventricosa Gray, 1838....76 mm. F++.  Triangular, fat & heavy, good big specimen...Uruguay...$5  (1 available)


SOLD....Ventricolaria rigida Dillwyn, 1817....85 mm. F++.  Brazil.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment

SOLD...Ventricolaria rigida Dillwyn, 1817....40, 42 mm. F++.  Brazil.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....34071...(1)...Venus antiqua King & Broderip, 1832....57 mm. F+.  Nice fat ovals with cancellate surface sculpture...Uruguay...$8  (1 available)


SOLD....Venus verrucosa Linne, 1758....41.5 mm. F+. France.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


VERTICORDIIDAE

....42196...(1)...Euciroa eburnea Wood et al, 1891....34 mm. F++.  Large for the family, with finely spinous exterior and slightly pearly interior...Mozambique...$28 (1 available


SOLD....Euciroa sp.....12 mm. F++.  Philippines.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


SOLD....Yoldia myalis Couthouy, 1838....13, 14 mm. F+.  Nova Scotia.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


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