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....35296...(1)...Argobuccinum pustulosum Lightfoot, 1786....77 mm. F++ w/operc. Exceptional specimens with great lip, operc & fuzzy tan perio. Some authors synonomize this with A. tumidum, but these are squatter & more inflated...New Zealand...$13  (1 available)

....35297...(1)...Argobuccinum pustulosum Lightfoot, 1786....66 mm. F+ w/operc. Good examples all with perio & operc. Intersecting ribs & ridges produce a regular pustulose surface texture...New Zealand...$10  (1 available)


....38618...(2)...Argobuccinum (Priene) rude Broderip, 1833....49 mm. F+ high w/partial perio. Mid-sized specimens, with decent lips and partial fuzzy periostracum...Chile...$18 (2 available)

SOLD....Argobuccinum rude Broderip, 1833....42 mm. F+ w/operc. Chile.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


SOLD....Argobuccinum tumidum Dunker, 1862....82 mm. F++ w/operc. Australia.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment

....35051...(2)...Biplex aculeatum Schepman, 1909....30, 33 mm. F+.  Varical wings have longer spines than the more common B. perca...Philippines...$4  (2 available)

....15814...(4)...Biplex aculeatum Schepman, 1909....25 - 32 mm. F+.  Spinier, more beaded & with deeper sutures than B. perca...Philippines...$4   (4 available)

....36319...(2)...Biplex aculeatum Schepman, 1909....29 to 30 mm. Good specimens of this smaller species, with full length canals & all varical wings intact...Philippines....$4  (2 available)


....42476...(1)...Biplex perca Perry, 1811....66 mm. F++.  Huge specimen with nicely intact Awings@ and siphonal canal...China...$15 (1 available)

....38619...(3)...Biplex perca Perry, 1811....49 to 56 mm. F+. Fairly decent examples, with full siphonal canals, but some minor “wing” damage...Philippines...$5 (3 available)

....39082...(1)...Biplex perca Perry, 1811....42 mm. F++. Spectacular specimen with every pointed varical foliation intact...Philippines...$7 (1 available)

....33735...(1)...Biplex perca Perry, 1811....54 mm. F+. Jumbo specimen, bigger than any reported from this locale...Philippines...$10 (1 available)

....31856...(1)...Biplex perca Perry, 1811....45 mm. F+.  With deeply inscised sutures, great lip & canal, but some varical spine loss...Japan...$3  (1 available)

SOLD...Biplex perca Perry, 1811....60 mm. F++. Philippines.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....32362...(1)...Bufonaria crumena Lamarck, 1816....63 mm. F++ w/operc.  Excellent example, with fully flared & heavily dentate lip, full parietal shield & operc. too...Philippines...$5  (1 available)

....30096...(3)...Bursa crumena Lamarck, 1816....58 to 71 mm. F++ 3/4 w/operc.  Good, big, fat Frog shells with pattern of three brown dashed bands...Philippines...$5  (3 available)

....28851...(2)...Bufonaria crumena fm. crumena Lamarck, 1816....51, 53 mm. F++.  The nominate form, with white rimmed apperture...India...$4  (2 available)

....26416....(1)....Bufonaria crumena fm. crumena Lamarck, 1816....47 mm. F++.  Not large, but a top quality ex museo specimen...Philippines...$5  (1 available)

....23402....(1)....Bufonaria crumena fm. crumena Lamarck, 1816....79 mm. F+ high.  Jumbo specimen with well toothed orange lip...Zanzibar...$18  (1 available)

....23403....(1)....Bufonaria crumena fm. crumena Lamarck, 1816....72 mm. F+ nicely.  3 lines of dark-spotted tubercules on the body whorl...$7  (1 available)

....29439...(1)...Bufonaria crumena Lamarck, 1816....50 mm. F+.  With distinctive orange rimmed apperture...India...$3  (1 available)

....15735...(1)...Bufonaria crumena fm. foliata Broderip, 1825....72 mm. F++.  Gray & brown with purple interior. Great lip...China...$14  (1 available)

....15412...(1)...Bufonaria crumena fm. foliata Broderip, 1825....50 mm. F+ high w/operc.  Live taken, white & tan with orange lips...India...$12  (1 available)

....15413...(3)...Bufonaria crumena fm. foliata Broderip, 1825....62 - 70 mm. F+.  Varices pointed but not spiney lips orange...India...$10  (3 available)

SOLD....Bufonaria crumena fm. crumena Lamarck, 1816....80 mm. F+ w/operc. India.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


SOLD....Bufonaria gnorima Melvill, 1918....58 mm. F++ w/operc. Philippines.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....15420...(1set)...Bufonaria margaritula Deshayes, 1832....36 - 75 mm. F+/F++.  3 piece growth set, white & tan with purple narrow apperture...India...$15  (1 set available)

....29948...(1pr)...Bufonaria margaritula Deshayes, 1832....33, 40 mm. F+.  Light & dark colour phase pair...Philippines...$5  (1 pair available)

....31133...(1)...Bufonaria margaritula Deshayes, 1832....45 mm. F+.  Brown mottled spiral cords on white, with bright orange appertural margins...Philippines...$4  (1 available)

....12737...(1)... Bufonaria margaritula Deshayes, 1832....36 mm. F+. light tan, with orange-brown varices..India...$4  (1 available)

....37164...(1)...Bufonaria margaritula Deshayes, 1832....31.5 mm. F++. Excellent if slightly smaller specimen...Philippines...$5 (1 available)


....29262...(1)...Bufonaria nobilis Reeve, 1844....98 mm. F++.  Huge, clean example with sharp edged varices & bright orange flared lip...Philippines...$25  (1 available)

....29264...(1)...Bufonaria nobilis Reeve, 1844....81 mm. F++.  Large, brown flecked example with orange lined lip...Philippines...$15  (1 available)

....30095...(1)...Bufonaria nobilis Reeve, 1844....85 mm. F++.  Large example with brown lined varices & well developed canal...Philippines...$15  (1 available)

....15839...(1set)...Bufonaria nobilis Reeve, 1844....31, 35, 44 mm. F+.  White with tan speckles. Short growth series..Philippines...$9  (1 set available)


....16127...(1)...Bufonaria cf. subgranosa Sowerby, 1836....72 mm. F+.  Corded gray-brown with lighter varices & purple throat...South China...$3  (1 available)

SOLD....Bufonaria cf. subgrosa Sowerby, 1836....72 - 80 mm. F+.  South China.      shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....35608...(1)...Bufonaria thersites Redfield, 1846....42 mm. F++ w/operc. Superb specimen with extreme lip flare & complete with operc...Philippines...$18 (1 available)


....32895...(1)...Bufonaria sp. ....75 mm. F++.  Un-named species in "Shells of the Philippines" (plate 34 Fig. 1)...Philippines...$27  (1 available)

....16356...(2)...Bufonaria sp. (Shells of Philippines Pl 34 fig 1)....92 - 97 mm. F+. Big white & tan specimens with mature well developed though slightly rough lips...Philippines...$6  (2 available)


....30812...(1)...Bursa angioyorium Parth, 1990....56 mm. F++.  Big example with long posterior canal & apperture rimmed in black...Philippines...$35  (1 available)


....30098...(4) Bursa awatii Ray, 1949....53 to 59 mm. F+ high.  With oddly elongated apperture...Philippines...$7  (4 available)

....31245...(2)...Bursa awatii Ray, 1949....64 to 73 mm. F+.  Nice specimens of this lightweight deep water Frog shell...Philippines...$6  (2 available)

....30819...(1)...Bursa awatii Ray, 1949....63 mm. F+.  Relatively elongated for a Ranellidae. Minor lower lip & canal chip...Philippines...$7  (1 available)

....29806....(1)..Bursa awatii Ray, 1949....54 mm. F+.  With spiny, beaded spiral cords...Philippines...$6  (2 available)

....25417...(1)...Bursa awati Ray, 1949....58 mm. F++.  Unusually long siphonal canal for the genus...Philippines...$6  (1 available)

....34771...(1)...Bursa awatii Ray, 1949....59 mm. F+. Supplier claims this specimen is a hybrid with B. fijiensis, but more likely just a paler deep water form...Philippines...$12 (1 available)


....42344...(1)...Bursa borisbeckeri Parth, 1995....35 mm. F++.  Amazing specimen has a posterior canal that curves through 90 degrees to point strait up over the shoulder...Philippines..$20 (1 available)

....36273...(1)...Bursa borisbeckeri Parth, 1995....19 mm. F+ nicely. Frog-shell tennis, anyone??...Philippines...$11  (1 available)

SOLD...Bursa borisbeckeri Parth, 1995....37 mm. F++ w/operc. Philippines.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....12735...(1)...Bursa bufo Bruguiere, 1792....50, 60 mm. F+. Tan with brown lines...Hondurus...$5  (1 available)

....41567...(1)...Bursa (Tutufa) bubo Linne, 1758....39 mm. F++.  Cute juvenile of this giant specie. Start a growth series with this one...Philippines...$7 (1 available)


....38623...(1)...Bursa bufonia Gmelin, 1791....80 mm. F++. Big and massive, with well developed lip and heavy nodules...Philippines...$20 (1 available)

....38624...(1)...Bursa bufonia Bruguiere, 1791....50, 51 mm. F++. Also known as B. spadicea fairly smooth other than for spiral rows of tiny nodules...Florida...$7 (1 available)

....30100...(5)...Bursa bufonia Gmelin, 1791....56 to 69 mm. F++ 2/3 w/operc.  Solid & heavy, white with speckled, brown banded pattern...Philippines...$7  (5 available)

....15406...(1)...Bursa bufonia Gmelin, 1791....60, 68 mm. F+  (60 mm, w/operc.)  White with two-tone brown pattern, Solid & heavy, but apex a bit eroded...Philippines...$9  (1 available)

....36809...(1)...Bursa bufonia Gmelin, 1791....61 mm.. F++ w/operc. Massive specimen, white with brown dashed cords & long anal canals...Philippines...$18 (1 available)

....33203...(1)...Bursa bufonia Gmelin, 1791....73 mm. F+ high. Big, heavy specimen with fully developed all white aperture. Also known as B. leo Shikama...Tanzania...$14 (1 available)


....42080...(5)...Bursa caeleta Broderip, 1833....42 to 46 mm. F++ w/o.  Dark brown and well developed specimens complete with opercs...Panama...$10 (5 available)

....42081...(1)...Bursa caeleta Broderip, 1833....42  mm. F++.  Brown with well flared and fully formed...Panama...$8 (1 available)


SOLD....Bursa californica Hinds, 1843....103 mm. F. California.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment

SOLD....Bursa californica Hinds, 1843....98 mm. F+. West Mexico.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment

SOLD....Bursa californica Hinds, 1843....86 mm. F+. West Mexico.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment

SOLD....Bursa californica Hinds, 1843....74 mm. F+. California.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


SOLD....Bursa condita Gmelin, 1791....48 mm. F+.  Somalia.        shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....27138...(1)...Bursa corrugata fm. pustulosa Reeve, 1844....30 to 34 mm. F++.  Beautiful cinnamon brown, with big dorsal pustules & nicely frilled lip...Cape Verde Islands...$8  (1 available)

....19717...(1)...Bursa corrugata fm. pustulosa Reeve, 1844....33 mm. F+ w/operc.  Row of rounded shoulder knobs do look "pustulose"...Cape Verde Islands...$7  (1 available)


NEW....43012...(1)...Bursa cruentata Sowerby, 1834....34 mm. F+.  Good example with distinctive brown spotted columella and intact lip and canals...Somalia...$8 (1 available)

....41263...(1)...Bursa cruentata Sowerby, 1834....31 mm. F+.  Typically decollated, with good lip & canals and with distinctive brown columellar spot...Somalia...$7 (1 available)


....42796...(1)...Bursa crumena fm. foliata Broderip, 1825....85 mm. F++.  Nice big specimen has deep orange flared lip & parietal shield...Tanzania...$14 (1 available)

....42264...(3)...Bursa crumena fm. foliata Broderip, 1835....77 to 80 mm. F++.  Nice big examples, with fully formed lips, canals and parietal rims and bright orange rimmed aperture...Tanzania...$14 (3 available)

....41566...(1)...Bursa crumena fm. foliata Broderip, 1825....83 mm. F++ w/operc.  Big, well matured specimen with deep red aperture...$15 (1 available)

....41503...(1)...Bursa crumena fm. foliata Broderip, 1825....70 mm. F++.  Good example with full lip and orange rimmed aperture...Somalia...$12 (1 available)

....38363...(1)...Bursa crumena fm. foliata Broderip, 1825....77 mm. F++ w/operc. Glorious specimen with fully developed, finely lyrate, bright orange rimmed aperture...Tanzania...$10 (1 available)

SOLD....Bursa crumena fm. foliata Broderip, 1825....62 mm. F+. Tanzania.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


SOLD....Bursa cf. elegans Sowerby, 1835....68 mm. F+.  Tanzania.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


NEW....43011...(1set)...Bursa granularis Roding, 1798....36 to 42 mm. F+/F++.  Neat three piece coulr variation set, one nearly white, one in pastel orange and one in deep tan...Somalia...$10 (1 set available)

....42317...(1)...Bursa granularis Roding, 1798....31 mm. F++.  Lovely specimen with purple-pink apex...Philippines...$4 (1 available)

...41907...(1)...Bursa granularis Roding, 1798....41 mm. F+.  Fresh, red-brown example of the strongly pustulose Indo Pacific variety...Somalia...$4 (1 available)

....41633...(1)...Bursa granularis Roding, 1798....53 mm. F+.  Great, highly granulated specimen...Somalia...$5 (1 available)

....41504...(1)...Bursa granularis Roding, 1798....70 mm. F+high.  Big, knobby,  well developed specimen with white toothed lip...Somalia...$6 (1 available)

....32893...(1pr)...Bursa granularis Roding, 1798....54, 61 mm. F++. Nicely-contrasting pair of this handsome species. Aperature detail...Philippines...$11  (1 pair available)

....41135...(1)... Bursa granularis Roding, 1798....51 mm. F+.  Good example with brown lined spiral rows of fine granules...Somalia...$4 (1 available)

....35186...(1)...Bursa granularis Roding, 1798....50 mm. F++. Neatly pustulose, with well developed lip...Hawaii...$4 (1 available)

....26417...(1)...Bursa granularis Roding, 1798....49 mm. F++.  Heavily beaded in brown, with fully developed, dentate lip...Philippines...$5  (1 available)

....31561...(1)...Bursa granularis Roding, 1798....49 mm. F+ high.  Delightful specimen!! Lighter than average specimen, finely beaded and with pretty orange varices...Philippines...$5  (1 available)

....12734...(1set)...Bursa granularis Roding, 1798....31, 35, 47 mm. F. Light, medium & dark brown colour set...Bali...$7  (1 set available)

....15840...(1set)...Bursa granularis Roding, 1798....26 - 47 mm. F+.  6 piece growth/colour series...Philippines...$12  (1 set available)

....33526....(1)...Bursa granularis Roding, 1798....43 mm. F+. Nice & neatly nodulose...Tobago...$5 (1 available)

....37430...(1)...Bursa granularis Roding, 1798....43 mm. F++. Good, clean specimen with well developed lip & intact canal...Philippines...$4 (1 available)

....15419...(3)...Bursa granularis Roding, 1798....35 - 41 mm. F+ 2 w/opercs.  Brown to tan...Samoa...$3  (3 available)

....15417...(3)...Bursa granularis Roding, 1798....34 - 41 mm. F+w/opercs.  Brown to tan..Florida...$3  (3 available)

....36810...(1)...Bursa granularis Roding, 1798....40 mm. F++. Tan & orange with finely spinous spiral cords...Philippines...$4 (1 available)

....33903...(1pr)...Bursa granularis Roding, 1798....30 & 40 mm. F+. Neat colour variation pair, one dark brown, the larger one cinnamon brown & with operc too...Thailand...$5 (1 available)

....32587...(2)...Bursa granularis Roding, 1798....35, 39 mm. F++.  Good specimens with well developed lips...Philippines...$4  (2 available)

....33845...(1)...Bursa granularis Roding, 1798....33, 35 mm. F++. Small specimens with purplish apex...Philippines...$4 (1 available)

....35604...(1)...Bursa granularis fm. affinis Broderip, 1832....36 mm. F++. Supplier says this one has "larger nodules than typical granularis"...Philippines...$6 (1 available)

....33555...(1)...Bursa granularis fm. affinis Broderip, 1832....35 mm. F++ w/operc. Nice specimen of this more coarsely granular Indo-Pacific form...Philippines...$6 (1 available)

....15418...(5)...Bursa granularis fm. cubaniana Orbigny, 1842....32 - 42 mm. F++.  Orange-brown & white...Florida...$4  (5 available)

....15022...(2)...Bursa granularis fm. cubaniana Orbigny, 1842....39 - 41 mm. F++ w/operc. Dark brown & tan subsp. of B. granularis...Brazil...$6  (2 available)

....28972...(1)...Bursa granularis fm. cubaniana Orbigny, 1842....30 mm. F++ w/operc.  Like a Cuban pepper, small but mighty! With well developed lip...Brazil...$5  (1 available)

SOLD....Bursa granularis Roding, 1798....64 mm. F+. Tobago.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment

SOLD....Bursa granularis Roding, 1798....55 mm. F++.  Somalia.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment

SOLD....Bursa granularis fm. affinis Broderip, 1832....51 mm. F+ high. Philippines.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


NEW....43159...(1)...Bursa lamarcki Deshayes, 1853....56 mm. F++.  Great example with long anal canals and black rimmed aperture...Philippines...$12 (1 available)

NEW...43069...(1)...Bursa lamarcki Deshayes, 1853....41 mm. F++.  Great example with long anal canals and black lined apperture...Philippines...$8 (1 available)

....34442...(1)...Bursa cf. lamarcki Deshayes, 1853....50 mm. F++. Truly amazing example from sheltered location, with long, extended anal canals on each varix & rich purple-black rimmed aperture...Thailand...$9 (1 available)

....29877...(1)...Bursa lamarcki Deshayes, 1853....36, 40 mm. F+ high.  Good specimens, with lirate, black lined apperture & extended anal canals...Philippines...$6  (1 available)

SOLD....Bursa lamarcki Deshayes, 1853....47 mm. F++. Philippines.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment

SOLD....Bursa cf. lamarcki Deshayes, 1853....40 mm. F+. Thailand.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....29267...(2)...Bursa latitudo fm. fosteri Beu, 1987....39, 44 mm. F+ solid.  Distinctive brown stained columella with white teeth...Philippines...$10  (2 available)

....30102...(3)...Bursa latitudo fm. wolfei Beu, 1981....58 to 68 mm. F+ high.  Good sized examples with spiny shoulders & lyrate brown parietal stain...Philippines...SPECIAL!!...$8  (3 available)

....34440...(1)...Bursa cf. latitudo fm. wolfei Beu, 1980....67 mm. F+ w/operc. Finely granular & quite elongated...Thailand...$15 (1 available)

....41634...(1)...Bursa latitudo fm. wolfei Beu, 1981....42 mm. F+.  Nice example with intact white lip and brown parietal stain...Philippines...$14 (1 available)

....39083...(1)...Bursa latitudo fm. wolfei Beu, 1981....41 mm. F++. Large for the Philippine form, with well formed lip & parietal brown stain...Philippines...$14 (1 available)

....35050...(1)...Bursa latitudo fm. wolfei Beu, 1980....40 mm. F+.  Large for the local form, with well developed lip & brown parietal stain...Philippines...$15  (1 available)

....34536...(1)...Bursa latitudo fm. wolfei Beu, 1981....40 mm. F++. Primo specimen with fully formed lip & brown stained parietal shield...$15 (1 available)

....29636....(1)..Bursa latitudo fm. wolfei Beu, 1981....34 mm. F++.  Lovely if less than large latitudo with lavender apperture & brown columellar stain...Philippines...$12  (1 available)

SOLD....Bursa latitudo fm. fosteri Beu, 1987....50 mm. F++. Philippines.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment

SOLD....Bursa latitudo aff. wolfei Beu, 1980....63 mm. F++.  Philippines.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....32343...(1)...Bursa leo Shikama, 1964 A8....53 mm. F++. Jumbo example, gray-white with black speckled spiral cords & fully intact & elongated canals...Philippines...$25 (1 available)

....17932...(4)...Bursa leo Shikama, 1964....40 to 46 mm. F++.  Neat, long anterior canals on these large-for-the-species examples...Philippines...$6  (4 available)


....42797...(1)...Bursa lissostoma Smith, 1914....107 mm. F++.  Big beautiful example with pale orange parietal shield and lip with deep red-brown lined interior...Tanzania...$25 (1 available)

....34646...(1)...Bursa lissostoma Smith, 1914....142 mm. F+. Nice big example with dark red rimmed aperture...Philippines...$24 (1 available)

...41635...(1)...Bursa lissostoma Smith, 1914....92 mm. F++ w/operc.  Great specimen, totally intact and fully developed, with distinctive wine-red rim inside the aperture...Tanzania...$29 (1 available)

....38620...(1)...Bursa lissostoma Smith, 1914....85 mm. F+. Although over 3 inches long, this is a juvenile specimen, but with nicely intact lip...Philippines...$12 (1 available)

....38629...(1)...Bursa lissostoma Smith, 1914....85 mm. F+. With creamy white lip and ring of rust red inside aperture...Philippines...$18 (1 available)

....41506...(1)...Bursa lissostomaSmith, 1914....67 mm. F++.  Wonderfully knobby species with fully formed white lip & parietal shield and brown interior...Somalia...$12 (1 available)

SOLD...Bursa lissostoma Smith, 1914....92 mm. F+ w/operc. Tanzania.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment

SOLD....Bursa lissostoma  E. A. Smith, 1914....73 mm. F. Zanzibar.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....35606...(1)...Bursa lucaensis Parth, 1991....16 mm. F++. "Very rare small Bursa" according to our supplier. Recently described chubby little thing!...Philippines...$38 (1 available)


...41908...(3)...Bursa mammata Roding, 1798....36 to 42 mm. F.  A bit beach-worn but with good lips and purple appertures...Somalia...$5 (3 available)

....41507...(1)...Bursa mammata Roding, 1798....33 mm. F.  A bit beachy but intact, with deep purple interior...Somalia...$5 (1 available)


....33830...(1)...Bursa muelhauseri Parth, 1990....32, 43 mm. F++. Good examples with well formed lips & purple-black lined apperture...Philippines...$12 (1 available)

....31314...(1)...Bursa meulhauseri Parth, 1990....38 mm. F++.  Recently described species similar to a small B. lamarcki, but lighter in colour & with 3 knobs between the varices versus 2...Philippines...$15  (1 available)

SOLD...Bursa muelhauseri Parth, 1990....43.5 mm. F++ w/operc. Philippines.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....32055...(10)...Bursa nana Broderip & Sowerby, 1829....45 to 55 mm. F++ w/operc.  Brown lined on tan & finely pustulose..Panama...$5  (10 available)

....32938...(3)...Bursa nana Broderip & Sowerby, 1828....41 to 54 mm. F++.  Tan & cream banded, with brown spiral lines & complete lips...Peru...$5  (3 available)

....34571...(4)...Bursa nana Broderip & Sowerby, 1829....44 to 47 mm. F++. Fresh, dark banded examples with fully formed varixed lip...Peru...$5 (4 available)

....31194...(3)...Bursa nana Broderip & Sowerby, 1829....39 to 46 mm. F+/F++.   Nicely spiral banded in cream & brown tones & with well developed lips...Peru...$4  (3 available)

....32056...(9)...Bursa nana albofasciata Sowerby, 1841....36 to 46 mm. F++ w/operc. Banding & pustules stronger than the typical form..Panama...$4  (9 available)

SOLD....Bursa nana Broderip & Sowerby, 1829....47 & 55 mm. F+/F++. Panama.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


NEW....43160...(1)...Bursa nobilis Reeve, 1844....52 mm. F++.  Lovely example with intact lip and canals...Philippines...$11 (1 available)

NEW....43161...(1)...Bursa nobilis Reeve, 1844....45 mm. F++.  Delightful dark example...Philippines...$10 (1 available)

....29025...(1)...Bursa (Bufonaria) nobilis Reeve, 1844....84 mm. F+. Big specimen with finely beaded surface and fine speckled brown pattern...Philippines...$15 (1 available)

....26810...(1)...Bursa nobilis Reeve, 1844....56 mm. F++.  Excellent example, with expanded & slightly branched anal canal...Philippines...$12  (1 available)

....27006...(1)...Bursa nobilis Reeve, 1844....51 mm. F+.  With thin, slightly spinous varices and good lip & canals...Philippines...$9  (1 available)

....20714...(1)...Bursa  (Bufonaria) nobilis Reeve, 1844....33 mm. F++.  Brown with white apperture and an amazingly long posterior canal...Philippines...$10  (1 available)


NEW....43070...(1)...Bursa (Tutufa) oyamai....32 mm. F++.  Cute junior specimen. Start a growth series here...Philipppines...$4 (1 available)


....34821...(1)...Bursa quirihorai Beu, 1987....42 mm. F++. RARE!! Gorgeous example with intact, fully formed crenulate lip...Philippines...$21 (1 available)

....26811...(2)...Bursa quirihorai Beu, 1987....39 to 42 mm. F+.   Knobby shoulders & thin, corrugated lip...Philippines...$14  (2 available)

....27007...(2)...Bursa quirihorai Beu, 1987....40, 41 mm. F++.  Recently described species, with knobby varices & distinctive wavy lip...Philippines...$15  (2 available)


....39399...(1)...Bursa rana Linne, 1758....70 mm. F+. Nice example, with 3 rows of brown spotted spines...Tanzania...$6 (1 available)

....38621...(1)...Bursa rana Linne, 1758....89 mm. F+ w/operc. Big specimen, complete with operculum, and known as B. spinosa in the Philippines...Philippines...$6 (1 available)

....38622...(1)...Bursa rana Linne, 1758....81 mm. F+. Nice, clean specimen with full siphonal canal...Philippines...$5 (1 available)

....38085...(1)...Bursa rana Linne, 1758....113 mm. F+. Totally huge example with good lip spines & long siphonal canal...ex col...$9 (1 available)

....25931...(1)...Bursa cf. rana Linne, 1758....66 mm. F+. Large & fresh, with toothed orange-brown spotted lip & finely beaded surface texture...Zanzibar...$5

....31759...(1)...Bursa cf. rana Linne, 1758....35 mm. F+.  Small & spiny orange tinted deep water dwarf form...Thailand...$8  (1 available)


....37255...(1)...Bursa rhodostoma Sowerby, 1835....27 mm. F++. Superb specimen, nicely knobby & with deep purple lined aperture. Smokin' on the water!...Philippines...$7 (1 available)

....31588...(1)...Bursa rhodostoma Sowerby, 1835....23 mm. F++.  Fine specimen, without calcareus concretions and with deep purple-red apperture...Philippines...$6  (1 available)

....25532...(2)...Bursa rhodostoma Sowerby, 1835....23 mm. F++.  Mouth so purple-red you'ld think they were drinking wine...Philippines...$5   (2 available)

....33708...(1)...Bursa rhodostoma Sowerby, 1835....21 mm. F++. Striking purple-brown rimmed aperture...Philippines...$6 (1 available)

....31958...(1)...Bursa rhodostoma Sowerby, 1835....20 mm. F+ high.  Great example of this smaller froglet, with glorious deep purple rimmed apperture...Philippines...$7  (1 available)

....25418...(1)...Bursa rhodostoma Sowerby,  1835....20 mm. F+.  Good, clean exterior & pink lined apperture...Philippines...$5   (1 available)

....34335...(1)...Bursa rhodostoma fm. thomae Orbigny, 1842....33 mm. F++ w/operc. Large, spectacular specimen with lavender aperture...Canary Islands...$15 (1 available)

....34336...(1)...Bursa rhodostoma fm. thomae Orbigny, 1842....24 mm. F+. Average specimen with pink rimmed aperture...Canary Islands...$7 (1 available)

SOLD....Bursa rhodostoma Sowerby, 1835....28 mm. F++. Philippines.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment

....29878...(1)...Bursa cf. rosa Perry, 1811....32, 42 mm. F+ high.  Supplier ID says, but looks more like a pale form of lamarcki  due to nearly black apperture...Philippines...$4  (1 available)


....38087...(1)...Bursa rubeta Roding, 1798....106 mm. F. Rich cinnamon brown colour, with bright orange, toothed & lyrate aperture...ex col...$8 (1 available)

....38630...(2)...Bursa rubeta Roding, 1798....101 to 104 mm. F++. Good sized, prime examples with well developed lip & shield & bright red interior...Philippines...$12 (2 available)

....38631...(4)...Bursa rubeta Roding, 1798....91 to100 mm. F++. Mid sized examples in excellent condition...Philippines...$10 (4 available) 2 OVERSIZE

....28391...(1)...Bursa (Tufuta) rubeta Roding, 1798....84 mm. F+ high.  Nice example with complete, well developed lip...Philippines...$5  (1 available)

....41377...(1)...Bursa rubeta Linne, 1758....78 mm. F++.  Sweet specimen with fully developed, flared red lip...Tanzania...$10 (1 available)

....30099...(1pr)....Bursa rubeta Linne, 1758....45 & 48 mm. F++.  Lovely light & dark pair. The lighter one said by supplier to be the "rare yellow form"...Philippines...$9  (1 pair available)

....33990....(1)...Bursa rubeta Linne, 1758....43 mm. F++ w/operc. Rich, rusty brown with fully developed lip. Small but complete with operc...Thailand...$5 (1 available)

....41568...(1)...Bursa rubeta Linne, 1758....37 mm. F++.  Neat little juvenile example, deep inside & out...Philippines...$5 (1 available)

SOLD....Bursa rubeta Roding, 1798....100 mm. F+. ex col.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment

SOLD....Bursa rubeta Linne, 1758....72 mm. F+. Philippines.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


SOLD....Bursa spadicea Montfort, 1810....57 mm. F++ w/operc.  Gulf of Mexico.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment

SOLD....Bursa spadicea Montfort, 1810....26 to 44 mm. F+. Trinidad.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....35581...(1)...Bursa subgranosa Sowerby, 1836....59 mm. F+. Finely granulose & with orange-tan markings...Philippines...$5 (1 available)

SOLD....Bursa subgranosa Sowerby, 1836....41, 72 mm. F+.  Philippines.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....15423...(8)...Bursa thomae Orbigny, 1842....24 - 31 mm. F+.  White with pink apperture...Florida...$6  (8 available)

....15189...(1)...Bursa thomae Orbigny, 1842....18 mm. F+. Cute little Frog shell with strong nodules. Normal for the species...Florida...$5  (1 available)


....32774...(1)...Bursa A4....70 mm. F++. Well elongated, with white toothed lip...Philippines...$4 (1 available)

....33537....(1)...Bursa species....49 mm. F+. Finely granulose & with brown stained parietal area. Supplier says Bursa sp. but could be small Cymatium...Barbados...$8 (1 available)


....36501...(1)...Bursa (Tutufa) boholica Beu, 1987....69 mm. F++ w/operc. One-of-a-kind pure white albino specimen with well developed lip flare & parietal shield...Philippines...$45

....38628...(2)...Bursa (Tutufa) bubo Linne, 1758....250 mm. F+. Huge examples, with fully developed lip & parietal shield, and with un-eroded brown speckled exterior...Philippines...$45 (2 available) OVERSIZE

....38632...(1)...Bursa (Tutufa) bubo Linne, 1758....230, 235 mm. F+ high. Lovely large specimens with fully formed lips & parietal shields, also known as B. lampas...Philippines...$40 (1 available) OVERSIZE

....36566...(1)...Bursa (Tutufa) bubo Linne, 1758....212 mm. F+. Large, clean, fully adult example with well formed lip & intact apex & siphonal canal, its only flaw; a small "bite" out of the parietal rim...Philippines...$32 (1 available) OVERSIZE

....24114...(1)...Bursa (Tutufa) bubo Linne, 1758....139 mm. F++.  Excellent lip & canal, a good-sized fully-mature beastie...Philippines...$15  (1 available)

....38627...(1)...Bursa (Tutufa) bubo Linne, 1758....105 mm. F+. Junior specimen with fully formed lip...Philippines...$10 (1 available)

....34368....(1)...Bursa (Tutufa) bubo Linne, 1758....47 mm. F++. Good junior example. Start your growth series here...Philippines...$5 (1 available)

....34384...(2)...Bursa (Tutufa) bubo fm. tenuigranosa Smith, 1914....180 to 190 mm. F+. Nice large specimens with excellent lips, but a few chips off the parietal shield...Indonesia...$32 (2 available) OVERSIZE

....34386...(2)...Bursa (Tutufa) bubo fm. tenuigranosa Smith, 1914....157 to 190 mm. F+. Nice discount examples, though with slightly thin lips or small chips...Indonesia...$22 (2 available) OVERSIZE

....34385...(2)...Bursa (Tutufa) bubo fm. tenuigranosa Smith, 1914....159, 163 mm. F++. Good sized examples with well developed lips & good canals...Indonesia....$28 (2 available) OVERSIZE

....29392...(1)...Bursa (Tutufa) bubo fm. tenuigranosa Smith, 1914....77 mm. F+ high.  Brown lined, with toothed pure white apperture...Philippines...$10  (1 available)


....34439...(1)...Bursa (Tutufa) bufo Roding, 1798....61 mm. F+. Junior specimen of this big species, pastel orange-tan with red-brown rimmed aperture...Thailand...$5 (1 available)

SOLD....Bursa (Tutufa) bufo Roding, 1798....83 mm. F+ high.  Philippines.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....42318...(1)...Bursa tuberossisima Reeve, 1844....31 mm. F++.  Has anal canal longer than the siphonal canal. Insert anal humour here...Philippines...$8 (1 available)


....42233...(1)...Bursa tuberosum Roding, 1798....53 mm. F++ w/operc.  With red rimmed aperture similar to B. rubeta but with fewer,  larger shoulder knobs...Philippines...$12 (1 available)


SOLD...Cabestana dolorium Linne, 1767....34 mm. F++. South Africa.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment

....39911...(1)...Charonia tritonis Linne, 1758....348 mm. F+ high. Glorious huge example with dark chocolate pattern resembling a Napoleon French pastry top. Perfect but for one lost lip tooth...Kenya...$95 (1 available)   OVERSIZE

....39910...(1)...Charonia tritonis Linne, 1758....345 mm. F++.  Spectacular jumbo specimen, well cleaned & darkly patterned and with perfect lip & brown striped parietal shield...Kenya...$100 (1 available)   OVERSIZE

....38995...(1)...Charonia tritonis Linne, 1758....330 mm. F+. BIG if slightly sponge pin-holed specimen, though with fully intact lip & zebra striped parietal shield...ex col...$95 (you may want to check if this protected species can be imported into your country these days!)   (1 available)OVERSIZE


....38996...(1)...Charonia variegata Lamarck, 1816....230 mm. F++. Great example, distinguished by its bifid inner lip teeth...ex col...$55 (1 available) OVERSIZE

....26322...(1pr)....Charonia variegata Lamarck, 1816....105 & 109 mm. F+ w/operc. Good live taken pair showing shape & pattern variations...Caribbean...$25 (1 pair available)

....36423...(1)....Charonia variegata Lamarck, 1816....10 mm. F+.  Tiny baby of half a whorl & protoconch. Start your growth series with this miniature specimen...$5  (1 available)

SOLD....Charonia variegata Lamarck, 1816....139 & 142 mm. F+ 1 w/operc. Caribbean.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....41136...(1)...Cymatium aquatile Reeve, 1844....54 mm. F++.  Fresh specimen with partial perio & orange interior with bi-fid teeth...Somalia...$6 (1 available)

SOLD....Cymatium aquatile Reeve, 1844....52 mm. F+.  Philippines.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


NEW....43162...(1)...Cymatium bibbeyi Beu, 1987....33 mm. F++.  Beautiful orange-red with a single spiral band...Philippines...$15 (1 available)

....31983...(1)...Cymatium bibbeyi Beu, 1987....41 mm. F+ high. Beautiful, big, bright orange-red, distinguished from C. hepaticum by single as opposed to double white varical spot...Philippines...$18 (1 available)

....28177...(2)...Cymatium bibbeyi Beu, 1987....35 to 38 mm. F++.  Blood red with white mid-band...Philippines...$18  (2 available)

....34545...(1)...Cymatium bibbeyi Beu, 1987....36 mm. F++.  Bright orange-red, similar to C. rubeculum but with only one pink band & one white spot per varix...Philippines...$18  (1 available)

....36795...(1)...Cymatium bibbeyi Beu, 1987....35 mm. F++. Bright orange red with a single white band & varical spot. Scarce & newly described species similar to C. rubeculum...Philippines...$16 new price (1 available)


....42170...(1)...Cymatium closeli Beu, 1986....36 mm. F++.  Indian Ocean endemic specie similar to C. rubeculum but brownish rather than red tint...Somalia...$10 (1 available)


....38451...(1)...Cymatium comptum A. Adams, 1856....32 mm. F++ w/operc. Fresh specimen in bright orange, complete with operc...Philippines...$7 (1 available)

....31062...(1)...Cymatium comptum A. Adams, 1855....37 mm. F+ high.  Unusually light pastel yellow colour form...Philippines...$9  (1 available)

....23738...(7)...Cymatium comptum A. Adams, 1855....29 to 34 mm. F+.  Orange-tan with white banded varices. Cute little Tritons!...Philippines...$6  (7 available)

....35617...(1)...Cymatium comptum A. Adams, 1855....33 mm. F+.  Good specimen of the orange colour form with full length siphonal canal......Philippines...$7  (1 available)

....25058...(3)...Cymatium comptum A. Adams, 1855....26 to 33 mm. F++.  Orange tinted mini-tritons...Philippines...$8  (3 available)

....27654...(1set)...Cymatium comptum A. Adams, 1855....25 to 33 mm. F++.  Nice 4 piece growth series...Philippines...$23  (1 set available)

....28186...(1set)...Cymatium comptum A. Adams, 1855....30 to 31 mm. F++. Great 4 piece set in a range of shades from creamy tan to dark ebony...Philippines...$30 (1 set available)

....36427...(2)...Cymatium comptum A. Adams, 1855....30 mm. F++.  Great examples with complete siphonal canals (taken by diver not tangle net)...Philippines...$7  (2 available)

....30211...(1)...Cymatium comptum A. Adams, 1855....30 mm. F++.  Pastel orange with white spotted varices...Philippines...$7  (1 available)

....22587...(2)...Cymatium comptum A. Adams, 1855....25 to 28 mm. F++.  In shades of tan to orange...Philippines...$6  (2 available)

SOLD....Cymatium comptum A. Adams, 1855....36 mm. F++.  Philippines.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment

SOLD....Cymatium comptum A. Adams, 1855....33 mm. F++.  Philippines.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment

SOLD....Cymatium comptum A. Adams, 1855....31 to 32 mm. F+. Philippines.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....42725...(1)...Cymatium corrugatum Lamarck, 1816....94 mm. F++ w/operc. & perio. All white specie, but covered in fuzzy tan periostracum and with operc too...Spain...$15 (1 available)

....42726...(1)...Cymatium corrugatum Lamarck, 1816....87 mm. F++ w/oper. & perio.  Nicely intact example of this Mediterranean specie, with operc. and periostracum...Spain...$13 (1 available)


....41330...(1)...Cymatium cyanocephalum Lamarck. 1816....64 mm. F++.  Nice pastel orange example with big brown parietal stain...South China Sea...$14 (1 available)


....36796...(1)...Cymatium encausticum Reeve, 1844....51 mm. F++ w/operc. Nice fresh specimen with flesh pink thickened lip & parietal glaze...Philippines...$8 (1 available)


....24836...(2)...Cymatium exile Reeve, 1844....46 to 55 mm. F++.  Unusual snowy white with brown markings & long "tails"...Philippines...$7  (2 available)

....29109...(1)...Cymatium exile Reeve, 1844....52 mm. F++. Brown on white long-tailed lovelies...Philippines...$7 (1 available)

....26445...(1)...Cymatium exile Reeve, 1844....49 mm. F++.  Mottled with brown & with long syphonal canals...Philippines...$7  (1 available)

SOLD....Cymatium exile Reeve, 1844....51 mm. F++.  Philippines.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


SOLD....Cymatium femorale Linne, 1758....145 mm. F++. ”West Indies”.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment

SOLD....Cymatium femorale Linne, 1758....114 mm. F+. Bahamas.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....36804...(1)...Cymatium flaveolum Roding, 1798....39 mm. F++. Banded in yellow tan & chocolate brown, with white spotted varices...Philippines...$9 (1 available)

SOLD....Cymatium gibbosum Broderip, 1833....41 mm. F+. West Mexico.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment

SOLD....Cymatium flaveolum Roding, 1798....38 mm. F++.  Philippines.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment

SOLD....Cymatium flaveolum Roding, 1798....36 mm. F++.  Philippines.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....41376...(1)...Cymatium grandimaculatum Reeve, 1844....109 mm. F++.  Beautiful example with jet black varical & parietal spots...Tanzania...$20 (1 available)


NEW....42907...(1)...Cymatium gutturnium Roding, 1798....64 mm. F++.  Good example with full canal and pink tinted aperture...Philippines...$10 (1 available)

NEW....42908...(1)...Cymatium gutturnium Roding, 1798....53 mm. F++ w/operc.  Fresh, fully intact specimen complete with operc...Philippines...$10 (1 available)

NEW....42874...(1)...Cymatium gutternium Roding, 1798....36 mm. F++ w/operc.  Cute live collected juvenile with just its first lip varix...Philippines...$4 (1 available)

....38640...(6)...Cymatium gutturnium Roding, 1798....80 to 87 mm. F++. Beautiful big specimens, white with brown axial lines, orange rimmed aperture & great siphonal canals...Philippines...$9 (6 available)

....41331...(1)...Cymatium gutturnium Roding, 1798....64 mm. F++.  With nicely formed flesh pink lip & parietal shield...South China Sea...$9 (1 available)

....39918...(1)...Cymatium gutternium Roding, 1798....50 mm. F++.  Pretty example with bright orange rimmed aperture & intact Atail...Philippines...$8 (1 available)

SOLD....Cymatium gutturnium Roding, 1798....80 mm.F+.  Philippines.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment

SOLD....Cymatium gutternium Roding, 1798....57 mm. F++.  Delightful!! Philippines.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....36805...(1)...Cymatium hepaticum Roding, 1798....45 mm. F++. Striking species, orange, with black spiral lines & white varical spots...Philippines...$6 (1 available)

SOLD....Cymatium hepaticum Roding, 1798....42, 48 mm. F+.  Solomon Islands.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment

SOLD....Cymatium hepaticum Roding, 1798....43 mm. F++.  Philippines.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


SOLD...Cymatium kobelti VonMaltzan, 1884....19 to 21 mm. F+.  Senegal.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....39691...(2)...Cymatium labiosum Wood, 1828....20 mm. F++. Good examples with fully developed dark lips...Philippines...$5 (2 available)

....22702...(1)...Cymatium labiosum Wood, 1828....21 mm. F+.  Well expanded lip varix gave this one its name...Australia...$6  (1 available)

....1265...(1pr)...Cymatium labiosum Wood, 1828....16 & 17.5 mm. F++ w/proto cute, fresh beached pair!...Dom. Republic...$9 (1 pair available)

SOLD....Cymatium labiosum Wood, 1828....23 mm. F++.  Philippines.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment

SOLD....Cymatium labiosum Wood, 1828....17 & 20 mm. F+ high.  Philippines.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment

SOLD....Cymatium labiosum Wood, 1828....13 - 15 mm. F++ w/operc., w/proto. Florida.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....42082...(1)...Cymatium lotorium Linne, 1758....118 mm. F++ w/operc.  Lovely, large, live taken specimen with fully developed lip and complete with operc...Tanzania...$22 (1 available)

....41827...(1)...Cymatium lotorium Linne, 1758....119 mm. F++ w/operc.  Great fresh taken specimen with massive black spotted lip, complete with operc...Tanzania...$20 (1 available)

....38974...(2)...Cymatium lotorium Linne, 1758....129, 135 mm. F+ high. Glorious monster specimens with well developed & massively thickened lips...Philippines...$25 (2 available) OVERSIZE

....38091...(1)...Cymatium lotorium Linne, 1758....119 mm. F++. Big, knobby, massive example with well developed lip & siphonal canal...ex col...$19 (1 available)

....37106...(1)...Cymatium lotorium Linne, 1758....118 mm. F++ w/operc. Fine example, with well developed lip, big shoulder knobs & black spotted columella...Tanzania...$22 (1 available)

....39556...(1)...Cymatium lotorium Linne, 1758....117 mm. F++ w/operc. Good big example with spectacularly thickened, black lined lip and complete with rarely retained operc...Philippines...$24 (1 available)

....38368...(1)...Cymatium lotorium Linne, 1758....112 mm. F++ w/operc. Large, fresh & dark, with thick, fully developed lip...Tanzania...$15 (1 available)

....15850...(2)...Cymatium lotorium Linne, 1758....95 - 104 mm. F+.  Mid sized, nice & clean..Philippines...$10  (2 available) OVERSIZE

....41508...(1)...Cymatium lotorium Linne, 1758....100 mm. F+.  Nice example from a tough locality...Somalia...$12 (1 available)

SOLD....Cymatium lotorium Linne, 1758....105 mm. F++.  Philippines.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment

SOLD....Cymatium lotorium Linne, 1758....103 mm. F++.  Zanzibar.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment

SOLD....Cymatium lotorium Linne, 1758....91 to 95 mm. F+.  Solomon Islands.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....42298...(1)...Cymatium moritinctum Reeve, 1844....52 mm. F++.  Nice example of this scarce specie, with white rimmed tan aperture a brown columelar spot...Philippines...$9 (1 available)

...41910...(1)...Cymatium moritinctum Reeve, 1844....38 mm. F.  Dark brown with white varical spots and lip. Canal abbreviated...Somalia...$10 (1 available)

....41652...(1)...Cymatium moritinctum Reeve, 1844....77 mm. F++.  Nice fresh specimen with great lip & canal and with pertial periostracum...Tanzania...$17 (1 available)

....39529...(1)...Cymatium cf. moritinctum Reeve, 1844....72 mm. F+. With solid, pale tan lip and clean, brown banded body whorl, but some apical erosion...Somalia...$15 (1 available)

....36481...(1)...Cymatium moritinctum Reeve, 1844....54 mm. F++. w/perio. Nice, fresh, fully developed specimen with intact periostracum that has bristles on the axial ridges...Tanzania...$14 (1 available)

....38638...(1)...Cymatium moritinctum fm. caribbaeum Clench & Turner, 1957....67 mm. F+. With more inflated body whorl & straighter siphonal canal than the nominate specie...Bahamas...$8 (1 available)

SOLD....Cymatium moritinctum Reeve, 1844....85 mm. F++ w/operc.  Tanzania.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment

SOLD....Cymatium moritinctum Reeve, 1844....47 mm. F+. Zanzibar.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment

SOLD....Cymatium moritinctum fm. caribbaeum Clench & Turner, 1957....38 mm. F+. Caribbean.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....42303...(1)...Cymatium muricinum Roding, 1798....45 mm. F++.  Great example with long siphonal canal and thick white lip & parietal shield...Philippines...$6 (1 available)

....38644...(2)...Cymatium muricinum Roding, 1798....51, 54 mm. F++. Jumbos, for this specie, with fully formed lips & intact siphonal canals...Philippines...$6 (2 available)

....38645...(5)...Cymatium muricinum Roding, 1798....40 to 46 mm. F++. Good sized examples of this smaller Cymatium specie, this white parietal & lip...Philippines...$5 (5 available)

....37812...(1)...Cymatium muricinum Roding, 1798....46 mm. F+. Good, gently beached specimen with full, shiny, parietal shield...Bahamas...$6 (1 available)

....12731...(1)...Cymatium muricinum Roding, 1798....36 mm. F. Live taken...Philippines...$3  (1 available)

....22355...(1)...Cymatium muricinum Roding, 1798....26 mm. F+.  Full, creamy white lips & orange-brown interior...Caribbean...$5  (1 available)

SOLD....Cymatium muricinum Roding, 1798....58 mm. F++. Philippines.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....38670...(1)...Cymatium nicobaricum Roding, 1798....68 mm. F++. Unique freak! Has an extended & slightly tipped spire a-la-Distorsio...Philippines...$15 (1 available)

....41509...(1)...Cymatium nicobaricum Roding, 1798....66 mm. F+.  Glorious orange-pink interior...Somalia...$11 (1 available)

....38643...(2)...Cymatium nicobaricum Roding, 1798....60, 63 mm. F++. Also known as C. chlorostomum, these large, prime specimens are selected from dozens...Philippines...$10 (2 available)

....38646...(6)...Cymatium nicobaricum Roding, 1798....55 to 57 mm. F++. Big, well developed examples with bright orange apertures...$8 (6 available)

....38088...(1)...Cymatium nicobaricum Roding, 1798....52 mm. F++. Full sized example with well toothed & thickened lip & bright orange interior...Bahamas...$11 (1 available)

....38648...(1)...Cymatium nicobaricum Roding, 1798....51 mm. F++ w/operc. The only one of dozens with the operc, thought it is mounted backwards...$7 (1 available)

....38647...(3)...Cymatium nicobaricum Roding, 1798....43 to 48 mm. F++. Well developed, even if slightly smaller...$6 (3 available)

....38089...(2)...Cymatium nicobaricum Roding, 1798....43 mm. F++. Good specimens with full spire, canal & thick, toothed lip...Bahamas...$8 (2 available)

SOLD....Cymatium nicobaricum Roding, 1798....44 & 46 mm.  F+.  Solomon Islands.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....39617...(2)...Cymatium parthenopeum Von Salis, 1793....90, 94 mm. F+.  Big, solid examples with fully developed lip complete with bifid teeth...Somalia...$20 (2 available)   OVERSIZE

....39217...(1)...Cymatium parthenopeum von Salis, 1793....93 mm. F+. Massive, inflated and heavily corded example with fully developed lip...South Africa...$18 (1 available)

....38549...(1)...Cymatium parthenopeum von Salis, 1793....76 mm. F+. Good fresh specimen with fully developed lip & partial periostracum...Somalia...$15 (1 available)

....38637...(1pr)....Cymatium parthenopeum von Salis, 1793....60 & 67 mm. F+. Interesting pair shows stages of lip development...Philippines...$17 (1 pair available)

....39531...(2)...Cymatium parthenopeum Von Salis, 1793....59, 64 mm. F+ w/ perio. Fresh examples with partial perio, but under-developed lips...Somalia...$7 (2 available)

....39530...(1)...Cymatium parthenopeum Von Salis, 1793....58 mm. F++ w/ perio. Fresh if slightly juvenile specimen with fully developed, toothed lip and partial flaky brown periostracum...Somalia...$9 (1 available)

....10051...(1)...Cymatium parthenopeum von Salis, 1793....56 mm. F++ w/operc. Good example with well developed lip & canal...Brazil...$12

SOLD....Cymatium parthenopeum Von Salis, 1793....110 mm. F++.  Rare locality!!! Peru      shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment

SOLD....Cymatium parthenopeum Von salis, 1793....83 mm. F++ w. operc. Japan.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....42521...(1)...Cymatium perryi Emerson & Old, 1963....132 mm. F++ w/operc.  Fresh, large, live collected specimen with full, fat lip...India...$29 (1 available)

....42522...(1)...Cymatium perryi Emerson & Old, 1963....119 mm. F++ w/operc.  Nice, fully developed operculate example...India...$25 (1 available)

....42523...(1)...Cymatium perryi Emerson & Old, 1963....115 mm. F++ w/operc.  Sweet specimen, with thick, red toothed lip...India...$23 (1 available)

....42524...(1)...Cymatium perryi Emerson & Old, 1963....117 mm. F++. w/operc.  Solid, heavy, specimen with well formed lip...India...$24 (1 available)

....42265...(1)...Cymatium perryi Emerson & Old, 1963....121 mm. F++.  Big, massive specimen with thick black & white barred varices and orange rimmed, toothed aperture...India...$27 (1 available)

....42266...(1)...Cymatium perryi Emerson & Old, 1963....106 mm. F++.  Massive, fully developed example, with orange rimmed aperture and black and white striped varices...India...$23 (1 available)

....42267...(1)...Cymatium perryi Emerson & Old, 1963....107 mm. F++.  Nice clean example though with slightly unfinished hollow lip...India...$14 (1 available)

....42268...(1)...Cymatium perryi Emerson & Old, 1963....97 mm. F++.  Good, slightly paler coloured specimen with fully formed lip and intact, bent canal...India...$18 (1 available)

....42269...(1)...Cymatium perryi Emerson & Old, 1963....91 mm. F+.  With good thick lip but a canal chip. Bargain...India...$10 (1 available)

....39609...(1)...Cymatium perryi Emerson & Old, 1963....110 mm. F++.  Good sized and heavy specimen with bold brown & white lip bands & orange toothed aperture...India...$21 (1 available)    OVERSIZE

....38885...(3)...Cymatium perryi Emerson & Old, 1963....101 to 106 mm. F++. Delightful examples of this hard to get specie with thick, varixed lips and orange rimmed aperture...Philippines...$23 (3 available)

SOLD....Cymatium perryi Emerson & Old, 1963....117 mm. F++. Philippines.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....42302...(1)...Cymatium pfefferianum Reeve, 1844....54 mm. F++.  Superb large specimen, with long, intact siphonal canal...Philippines...$10 (1 available)

....38639...(1)...Cymatium pfeifferianum Reeve, 1844....60 mm. F. Decent starter example, though with minor sponge holes. Bargain...Philippines...$5 (1 available)

....38452...(1)...Cymatium pfeifferianum Reeve, 1844....49 mm. F++. Great specimen with fully developed, brown spotted lip...Philippines...$9 (1 available)

....17940...(1)...Cymatium pfeifferianum Reeve, 1844....30 mm. F+.  Smaller darker example...Philippines...$6  (1 available)

SOLD....(1)...Cymatium pfeifferianum Reeve, 1844....45 mm. F++.  Philippines.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


NOTE: Cymatium pileareLinne and C. parthenopeumVon salis are amongst the few species that occur widely in the Atlantic, Pacific as well as Indian Oceans. It is therefore interesting to compare specimens from their various far-flung populations.

....41265...(2)...Cymatium pileare Linne, 1758....68 , 73 mm. F++  w/operc.  Good fresh examples, complete with opercs...Somalia...$9 (2 available)

....38634...(2)...Cymatium pileare Linne, 1758....101 to 110 mm. F++. HUGE jumbo specimens with lyrate, deep red interior...Philippines...$25 (2 available)

....38636...(3)...Cymatium pileare Linne, 1758....91 to 100 mm. F++. Good, big, fully developed examples...Philippines...$16 (3 available)

....39361...(1)...Cymatium pileare Linne, 1758....91 mm. F+. Unusual high spired specimen, with well toothed red aperture...Philippines...$8 (1 available)

....16710...(1)...Cymatium pileare Linne, 1758....89 mm. F++.  Good-size. Bold pattern, with intense orange-red interior...Philippines...$12  (1 available)

....22059...(1)...Cymatium pileare Linne, 1758....86 mm. F++.  Freash & dark with red aperture & fully toothed lip...Philippines...$6  (1 available)

....16711...(2)...Cymatium pileare Linne, 1758....72 - 81 mm. F++.  Mature, thickened lips & rich interior colour...Philippines...$6  (2 available)

....28971...(1)...Cymatium pileare Linne, 1758....80 mm. F++.  With fully matured, deep red, lyrate apperture...Hawaii...$6  (1 available)

....38635...(9)...Cymatium pileare Linne, 1758....65 to 80 mm. F++. Nice dark specimens with fully formed, red lined lyrate apertures...Philippines...$12 (9 available)

....22956...(4)...Cymatium pileare Linne, 1758....71 to 79 mm. F++.  Fresh & dark, with fully developed lip & blood red aperture...Philippines...$5 (4 available)

....32703...(1)...Cymatium pilare Linne, 1758....66, 77 mm. F++ w/operc. & perio.  With fresh, red lined apperture, well developed lip varix, full periostracum & operc...Philippines...$9  (1 available)

....39953...(1)...Cymatium pileare Linne, 1758....74 mm. F+.  Nicely mature and with well developed lip, but slightly worn at each end...Somalia...$6 (1 available)

....26008...(1)...Cymatium pileare Linne, 1758....73 mm. F++.  Excellent example, good locality...Zanzibar...$8  (1 available)

....26132...(1)...Cymatium pileare Linne, 1758....72 mm. F++. RARE LOCALITY!! Good specimen of this corded species, which is almost never found in the West Indies...Curacao...$15  (1 available)

....16712...(2)...Cymatium pileare Linne, 1758....63 - 68 mm. F++.  Solid, full lips & rich, dark colours...Philippines...$4  (2 available)

....37814...(1)...Cymatium pileare Linne, 1758....56 mm. F+. Fully mature example with solid, dentate lip & dark columellar stain...Bahamas...$6 (1 available)

....17436...(1)...Cymatium pileare Linne, 1758....55 mm. F++.  Small but nice...Reunion...$2  (1 available)

....12730...(1pr)...Cymatium pilare Linne, 1758....43, 53 mm. F++. Smaller one partly cleaned & light-colored mouth, larger with full perio & blood-red aperture..Florida...$9 new price  (1 pair available)

...41909...(1)...Cymatium pilare fm. aquatile Reeve, 1841....94 mm. F+.  Albinistic? No markings or pattern and nearly all white. Not faded as it is not eroded...Somalia...$10 (1 available)

....41510...(1)...Cymatium pileare fm. aquatile Reeve, 1844....81 mm. F++.  With the lower spire and deep red interior of this form...Somalia...$7 (1 available)

....38649...(1)...Cymatium pilare fm. aquatile Reeve, 1844....74 mm. F+. Good example of this heavier, more compact form...$7 (1 available)

....37874...(1)...Cymatium pileare fm. aquatile Reeve, 1844....56 mm. F+. Pretty orange banded example with fully developed lip & good siphonal canal...West Mexico...$7 (1 available)

....31343...(1)...Cymatium piliare aquatile Reeve, 1844....83 mm. F+.  Fairly large & with intact but slightly hollowed lip...Philippines...$6  (1 available)

....29905...(1)...Cymatium pileare aquatile Reeve, 1844....67 mm. F+.  Lovely pale tan & brown mottled form, though lip is slightly sub-adult...Philippines...$6  (1 available)

....35185...(1)...Cymatium pileare fm. aquatile Reeve, 1844....65 mm. F+.  Decent example of this more squat, heavily varixed form...Hawaii...$6  (1 available)

....29212...(1)...Cymatium pileare aquatile Reeve, 1844....51 mm. F+.  Similar to C. pileare, but lighter in colour & with different dentition...Philippines...$6  (1 available)

SOLD....Cymatium pileare Linne, 1758....117 mm. F+.  Philippines.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment

SOLD....Cymatium pileare Linne, 1758....76 mm. F++. Philippines.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....42798...(1)...Cymatium pyrum Linne, 1758....89 mm. F++.  Beautiful burnt orange, with fully developed lip and long siphonal canal...Tanzania...$15 (1 available)

....42083...(1)...Cymatium pyrum Linne, 1758....90 mm. F++.  Nice large example, heavy and well matured...Tanzania...$15 (1 available)

....28923...(1)...Cymatium pyrum Linne, 1758....108 mm. F++.  This one's so hot you'll have to keep it in a separate display case!! Large, brilliant flame orange, with long canal & fully developed lip...Philippines...$20  (1 available)

....33036...(1)...Cymatium pyrum Linne, 1758....94 mm. F+.  Big specimen with orange toothed lip & long siphonal canal...Solomon Islands...$12  (1 available)

....26368...(1)...Cymatium pyrum Linne, 1758....93 mm. F++. GIANT & beautifully coloured, with fully developed appertural teeth...Tanzania...$14  (1 available)

....10030...(1)...Cymatium pyrum Linne, 1758....90.5 mm. F++. BIG, orange and amazingly mature - oustanding!!...Philippines...$10  (1 available)

....16366...(1set)...Cymatium pyrum Linne, 1758....62, 80, 90 mm. F+.  3 piece series with 3, 4 & 5 varices shows development of "tail" wth age. Rich orange colour throughout...Philippines...$15  (1 set available)

....38641...(2)...Cymatium pyrum Linne, 1758....89 mm. F++. Big, pretty examples in shades of bright orange, with long, intact siphonal canals...Philippines...$14 (2 available)

....38642...(2)...Cymatium pyrum Linne, 1758....78 to 84 mm. F++. Large, lovely orange specimens, with fully developed lips & canals...Philippines...$10 (2 available)

....16368...(2)...Cymatium pyrum Linne, 1758....73 - 80 mm. F++.  Rich orange, mid-sized, small price!...Philippines...$5  (2 available)

....41055...(1)...Cymatium pyrum Linne, 1758....81 mm. F++.  Fabulous flame orange example with well formed lip & full siphonal canal...Philippines...$11 (1 available) 

....37226...(1)...Cymatium pyrum Linne, 1758....68 mm. F+ w/operc. Nice example with fully developed apertural dentition & complete with operc...Tanzania...$12 (1 available)

....16610...(1)...Cymatium pyrum Linne, 1758....65 mm. F+.  Orange-tan color...Philippines...$5  (1 available)

SOLD...Cymatium pyrum Linne, 1758....112 mm. F++. Philippines.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment

SOLD....Cymatium pyrum Linne, 1758....84 mm. F++.  Philippines.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....41741...(1)...Cymatium ranzani....165 mm. F.  Good sized but somewhat rough bargain example of this rare specie...Somalia...$35 (1 available)

....39950...(1)...Cymatium ranzani Bianconi, 1850....205 mm. F+.  Huge specimen, with fat, flared varices, thick, black spotted lip, but with a chip from the siphonal canal...Somalia...$90 (1 available)

....41110...(1)...Cymatium ranzani Bianconi, 1850....160 mm. F+.  Great example with fully formed lip and intact canal...Somalia...$75 (1available) OVERSIZE

....39951...(1)...Cymatium ranzani Bianconi, 1850....160 mm. F++.  Lovely fresh example with intact Awings, well developed lip and full siphonal canal...Somalia...$75 (1 available)

....39952...(1)...Cymatium ranzani Bianconi, 1850....158 mm. F+.  Nicely intact example, though with mild erosion, and with unusual black spots in the throat...Somalia...$60 (1 available)

....41111...(2)... Cymatium ranzani Bianconi, 1850....141, 146 mm. F+.  Nice mid-sized specimens with well formed varices and intact canals...Somalia...$60 (2 available) OVERSIZE

....39620...(1)...Cymatium ranzanii Bianconi, 1851....116 mm. F+.  Highly unusual specimen, with lip closer to that on C. lotorium. Possibly a hybrid?...Somalia...$30 (1 available)

....41511...(1)...Cymatium ranzani Bianconi, 1850....114 mm. F+.  Good specimen with fully developed classic lip...Somalia...$32 (1 available)

....41512...(2)...Cymatium ranzani Bianconi, 1850....111, 112 mm. F+.  Juvenile examples with slightly under-developed lip...Somalia...$25 (2 available)

....39621...(1pr)...Cymatium ranzanii Bianconi, 1851....71 & 107 mm. F+. One juvenile & one sub-adult. Would make a great growth set in combination with #39524...Somalia...$45 (1 pair available)

....41112...(2)... Cymatium ranzani Bianconi, 1850....97, 100 mm. F+.  Interesting juvenile specimens have fully formed lips, but without the usual black markings...Somalia...$35 (2 available) OVERSIZE

....39524...(1)...Cymatium ranzanii Bianconi, 1850....168 mm. F+. Great specimen of this scarce Arabian Gulf endemic with well thickened, brown spotted lip...Somalia...$70 (1 available)

....39473...(1)...Cymatium ranzanii Bianconi, 1851....117 mm. F. Has good interior gloss & partial periostracum, but a few chips from the siphonal canal...Somalia...$39 (1 available)

SOLD....Cymatium ranzani Bianconi, 1850....197 mm. F+.  Somalia.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment

SOLD....Cymatium ranzanii Bianconi, 1850....137 mm. F++. Somalia.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


SOLD....Cymatium retusum Lamarck, 1822....48 mm. F+. Somalia.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....32626...(1set)...Cymatium rubeculum Linne, 1758....16, 21, 25 & 37 mm. Great growth series, with 2, 3, 4 & 5 white spotted varices, largest 2 with well formed lips...Philippines...$14  (1 set available)

SOLD...Cymatium rubeculum Linne, 1758....47 mm. F++. Philippines.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment

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


....41057...(1)...Cymatium rubeculum Linne, 1758....35 mm. F++.  Smaller but superb example in hot orange-red with white spotted varices...Philippines...$5 (1 available)

....15030...(1)...Cymatium cf. rubeculum Linne, 1758....47 mm. F++. Short apex brown form or other species?...Philippines...$10  (1 available)

....15027...(4)...Cymatium rubeculum Linne, 1758....40 - 45 mm. F++. Bright red with orange & white varices...Philippines...$5  (4 available)

....27029...(7)...Cymatium rubeculum Linne, 1758....35, 36 mm. F++.  Blood red with white spotted varices. This species is a standout!...Philippines...$5  (7 available)


....20667...(2)...Cymatium rubeculum Linne, 1758....32 mm. F+.  Deep orange-red with white spotted varices. The Good Guys...Philippines...$5  (2 available)

....16128...(4)...Cymatium rubeculum Linne, 1758....28 - 31 mm. F++ w/operc. Red-Brown,white varices, fresh taken...Philippines...$4  (4 available)

....15029...(8)...Cymatium rubeculum Linne, 1758....28 - 30 mm. F++. Bright red with orange & white varices...Philippines...$3  (8 available)

SOLD....Cymatium rubeculum Linne, 1758....48, 50 mm. F++.  Philippines.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....39218...(1)...Cymatium (Pryene) rude Broderip, 1833....50 mm. F++. Nice clean example with white aperture & finely pustulose lip...Chile...$20 (1 available)

....41266...(2)...Cymatium retusum Lamarck, 1822....27, 28 mm. F+.  Nice junior specimens with complete toothed lips...Somalia...$8 (2 available)


SOLD...Cymatium sinense Reeve, 1844....81 mm. F++. Philippines.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


NEW....43068...(1)...Cymatium (Ranularia) springsteeni Beu, 1987....62 mm. F++.  Pretty long tailed specie with pastel pink parietal shield and lip...Philippines...$8 (1 available)

SOLD...Cymatium springsteeni Beu, 1987....61 mm. F++. Philippines.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....38453...(1)...Cymatium tenuiliratum Lischke, 1873....52 mm. F+. Has the large, thin lip for which it is named and a good siphonal canal...Philippines...$6 (1 available)

....30765...(4)...Cymatium tenuiliratum Lischke, 1873...43 to 55 mm. F++.  Good sized tan specimens with fully developed thin white lip & varices...Philippines...$6  (4 available)

....20743...(1set)...Cymatium tenuiliratum Lischke, 1873....36, 43 & 52 mm. F+ to F++.  Good short (3 piece) growth series...Philippines...$15  (1 set available)

....26634...(2)...Cymatium tenuiliratum Lischke, 1875....48, 50 mm. F++ w/opercs.  Fresh adults with fully formed lips...Philippines...$8  (2 available)

....26635...(1)...Cymatium tenuiliratum Lischke, 1875....47 mm. F++. With delicate, brown stained varices...Philippines...$6 (1 available)

....30429...(1)...Cymatium tenuiliratum Lischke, 1873....46 mm. F++.  Good, large example with fully developed lip & varix...Philippines...$8  (1 available)

....29664....(1)...Cymatium tenuiliratum Lischke, 1873....41 mm. F+.  Elongate, with thin lip varix & syphonal canal intact...Philippines...$5  (1 available)

....35694...(1)...Cymatium tenuiliratum Lischke, 1873....39 mm. F++.  Super specimen, complete with fully developed lip & odd (often lost) protoconch...Philippines...$6  (1 available)

....15815...(1)...Cymatium tenuiliratum Lischke, 1873....39 mm. F++.  Tan with white varices..Philippines...$7  (1 available)

....25439...(2)...Cymatium tenuiliratum Lischke, 1873....33to 39 mm. F+.  The smaller one with operc...Philippines...$5  (2 available)

....27435...(1)...Cymatium tenuiliratum Lischke, 1873....35 mm. F+.  Good example with protoconch still attached...Philippines...$5  (1 available)

....15578...(1)...Cymatium tenuiliratum Lischke, 1873....22 mm. F+.  Gray-brown with white varices. Neat juvenile...Philippines...$4  (1 available)

SOLD...Cymatium tenuiliratum Lischke, 1873....50 mm. F++. Philippines.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


SOLD...Cymatium testudinariaria fm. rehderi Verrill, 1950....44 mm. F++ w/operc. Curacao.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


NEW....43066...(1)...Cymatium testudinaria Adams and Reeve, 1850....79 mm. F++ w/operc.  Good specimen with distinctive black parietal stain and complete with operc...Philippines...$12 (1 available)

NEW....43067...(3)...Cymatium testudinaria Adams and Reeve, 1850....71 to 79 mm. F++.  With well developed lips and black columellar patch...Philippines...$9 (3 available)

NEW...42875...(1)...Cymatium testudinarium Adams & Reeve, 1850....44 mm. F+.  Nice juvenile example with distinctive brown columella...Philippines...$3 (1 available)

....42677...(1)...Cymatium testudinarium Adams, 1850....66 mm. F+ w/operc.  Nice example, with full canal & dark stained columella, though slightly hollow lip...Philippines...$7 (1 available)

SOLD...Cymatium testudinarium Adams, 1850....75 & 82 mm. F+.  Philippines.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....39954...(1)...Cymatium trilineatum Reeve, 1844....71 mm. F+.  Chunky, strongly corded and with well developed ivory white aperture...Somalia...$9 (1 available)


SOLD...Cymatium tripus Gmelin, 1791....57 - 46 mm. F++ some w/operc. India.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment

SOLD....Cymatium tripus Gmelin, 1791....50 mm. F++ w/operc. India.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment

SOLD....Cymatium tripus Gmelin, 1791....44 mm. F++ w/operc. ”Indian Ocean”.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....39219...(1)...Cymatium wiegmanni Anton, 1839....49 mm. F+. Good specimen with well formed lip but a healed dorsal break...Panama...$9 (1 available)

....38913...(1pr)....Cymatium wiegmanni Anton, 1839....44 & 48 mm. F+. Neat pair, one with intact perio but under-developed columella, the other with clkear brown spiral bands & lyrate, brown stained columella...Philippines...$17 (1 pair available)

SOLD...Cymatium weigmanni Anton, 1839....59 mm. F++. Panama.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....31256...(1pr)...Cymatium sp.....42 & 35 mm. F++.  Supplied as a pair of C. vespacium, but the smaller one looks more like an unusual colour phase of C. comptum...Philippines...$12  (1 pair available)

SOLD....Cymatium sp.....42 mm. F+.  Zanzibar.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....42795...(1)...Distorsio anus Linne, 1758....70 mm. F++.  Big brown banded specimen complete with operc...Tanzania...$9 (1 available)

....38883...(1)...Distorsio anus Linne, 1758....63 mm. F++. A perfect little anus. Insert your own joke here...Philippines...$5 (1 available)

Distorsio anus Linne, 1758....68 mm. F++.  Big, brown banded anus [insert rude joke here!]...Philippines...$5  (1 available)

....36158...(1)...Distorsio anus Linne, 1758....68 mm. F+/F++. Giant examples (do I hear snickering about giant anuses?(ani?)...Tanzania...$7  (1 available)

....15431...(2)...Distorsio anus Linne, 1758....62 - 69 mm. F++.  Heavy, white & brown lined...India...$5  (2 available)

....24845...(1)...Distorsio anus Linne, 1758....66 mm. F++.  Large example with great shield developement & unusual orange-tan banding. A pleasant specimen you will enjoy...Fiji...$7  (1 available)

....22976....(1)...Distorsio anus Linne, 1758....65 mm. F++.  Excellent large specimen, with complete parietal shield & syphonal canal...Philippines...$6   (1 available)

....23706...(5)...Distorsio anus Linne, 1758....53 to 60 mm. F++.  "Non distorsio anus" Latin motto means "don't get your ass in a twist"...Philippines...$4  (5 available)

....33045...(6)...Distorsio anus Linne, 1758....50 to 60 mm. F+ high.   Good typical examples with nice shield development...Solomon Islands...$4  (6 available)

....15432...(1)...Distorsio anus Linne, 1758....57 mm. Gem. ...India...$4  (1 available)

....22977...(3)...Distorsio anus Linne, 1758....51 to 55 mm. F++.  Rich browns, with full shield & canal...Philippines...$3  (3 available)

....17437...(1)...Distorsio anus Linne, 1758....53 mm. F.  Typical form, a bit rough, but with large, extended sheild...Reunion...$3  (1 available)

....28019....(1)...Distorsio anus Linne, 1758....29 mm. F++.  DWARF!!! This one has 9 whorls - it is NOT a baby!...Philippines...$15  (1 available)

SOLD....Distorsio anus Linne, 1758....71 mm. F+ high.  Philippines.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment

SOLD....Distorsio anus Linne, 1758....58 mm. F++ w/perio. Tanzania.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....32739...(2)...Distorsio constricta Broderip, 1833....20, 24 mm. F++.  With strong dorsal hump & slightly constricted lip...Philippines...$4  (2 available)

....42325...(1)...Distorsio constricta fm. habei Lewis, 1972....24 mm. F++.  Sweet specimen of this well distorted specie...Philippines...$15
 (1 available)

....35763...(1)...Distorsio constricta fm. habei Lewis, 1972....41 mm. F++. Great example, with fully formed lip & complete siphonal canal...Philippines...$15  (1 available)

....37258...(1)...Distorsio constricta fm. habei Lewis, 1972....29 mm. F++ w/o. Great live taken specimen with fully toothed outer lip & with tiny operc too...Philippines...$15 (1 available)

....36781...(1)...Distorsio constricta fm. habei Lewis, 1972....28 mm. F++. Like the old song "I'm being eaten by a boa constricta"?...Philippines...$15 (1 available)

....37257...(1)...Distorsio constricta fm. habei Lewis, 1972....26 mm. F+. Fine example of this smaller, relatively recent species...Philippines...$12 (1 available)

SOLD....Distorsio constricta Broderip, 1833....20 to 24 mm. F++.  Philippines.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....35212...(1)...Distorsio decipiens Reeve, 1844....28 mm. F+.  Junior specimen with its first toothed varix......Philippines...$5  (1 available)

....27447...(1)...Distorsio decipiens Reeve, 1844....23 mm. F+.  Finely beaded surface sculpture...Philippines...$6  (1 available)

....26464...(1)...Distorsio decipiens Reeve, 1844....20 mm. F++.  Cute junior specimen with full dentate lip...Philippines...$4  (1 available)

SOLD....Distorsio decipiens Reeve, 1844....30 to 35 mm. F++.  Philippines.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment

SOLD....Distorsio decipiens Reeve, 1844....30 mm. F++ w/operc.  Philippines.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


NEW....42909...(2)...Distorsio kurzi Petuch & Harasewych, 1980....40, 41 mm. F++. Great specimens, deep cinnamon brown with purple-brown aperture...Philippines...$8 (2 available)

....42541...(1)...Distorsio kurzi Petuch & Harasewych, 1980....31 mm. F++.  Nice example, with relatively few axial ribs...Philippines...$5 (1 available)

....34447...(1)...Distorsio kurzi Petuch & Harasewych, 1980....46 mm. F++.  Big, heavily distorted, cinnamon brown specimen with flared, nodulose parietal shield...Thailand...$10   (1 available)

....23374...(1)...Distorsio kurtzi Petuch & Harasewych, 1980....41 mm. F++.  Truely distorted, rich cinnamon brown with lots of teeth...Philippines...$7  (1 available)

....34751...(4)...Distorsio kurzi Petuch & Harasewych, 1980....38 to 44 mm. F++.  Good sized orange-tan specimens of this highly distorted & hump-backed species...Philippines...$8  (4 available)

....36779...(1)...Distorsio kurzi Petuch & Harasewych, 1980....41 mm. F++. Rich orange-brown & highly distorted. Totally twisted!...Philippines...$8 (1 available)

....17942...(4)...Distorsio kurtzi Petuch & Harasewych....35 to 40 mm. F++.  Golden-brown with mauve-tan parietal shield. These are nice!...Philippines...$7   (4 available)

....20747...(5)...Distorsio kurzi Petuch & Harasewych, 1980....26 to 33 mm. F++.  Rich dark brown and truly twisted...Philippines...$8  (5 available)

....15841...(1set)...Distorsio kurtzi Petuch & Harasewych, 1980....24 - 31 mm. F+.  3 piece variation and growth series...Philippines...$14   (1 set available)

....28355...(1)...Distorsio kurzi Petuch & Harasewych, 1980....26 mm. F++.  ODD! Much ligher in color than usual: Pretty pastel orange & nicely distorted...Philippines...$10  (1 available)

....28515...(1)...Distorsio cf or affin. kurzi Petuch & Harasewych, 1980....15 mm. F+.  Bright orange mini-Distorsio: I remain unconvinced all these are kurzi....Philippines...$7  (1 available)


SOLD....Distorsio mcgintyi Emerson & Puffer, 1953....37 mm. F++ w/perio & operc. RARE FORM from very uncommon locality. Curacao.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....22979...(5)...Distorsio perdistorta Fulton, 1938....52 to 60 mm. F++.  Complete, well developed lips...Philippines...$6  (5 available)

....23708...(4)...Distorsio perdistorta Fulton, 1938....50 to 58 mm. F++.  Cancellate, white, only slightly distorted...Philippines...$6  (4 available)

....17943...(1)...Distorsio perdistorta Fulton, 1938....52 mm. F++.  White with well flared outer lip...Philippines...$7   (1 available)

SOLD....Distorsio perdistorta Fulton, 1938....48 mm. F++.  Thailand.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....42542...(1)...Distorsio reticularis Linne, 1758....29 mm. F++.  Nice reticulate sculpture on this cute, swollen specie...Philippines...$4 (1 available)


....38881...(4)...Distorsio reticulata Linne, 1758....67 to 79 mm. F+/F++. Good, big examples with pastel tan lip & parietal glaze...Philippines...$8 (4 available)

....38882...(1)...Distorsio reticulata Linne, 1758....51 to 53 mm. F++. With nice sculpture, lip& siphonal canal...Philippines...$6 (1 available)

....37815...(1)...Distorsio reticulata Roding, 1798....64 mm. F+. Jumbo example with full apex & siphonal canal...ex col...$6 (1 available)

....32273...(1)...Distorsio reticulata Linne, 1758....61 mm. F+ high. Good example with decent lip & parietal shield & complete with partial periostracum...Taiwan...$4 (1 available)

....36249...(1)...Distorsio reticulata Linne, 1758....52 mm. F++. Great albino example with full siphonal canal...Philippines...$9  (1 available)

....15438...(3)...Distorsio reticulata Linne, 1758....44 - 50 mm. F++.  Tan with pinkish shield & lip...India...$3  (3 available)

....35625...(1)...Distorsio reticulata (Roding or Linne?)....44 mm. F++.  Neatly reticulated, with flared lip & full siphonal canal...Philippines...$4  (1 available)

....29470...(5)...Distorsio reticulata Linne, 1758....33 to 36 mm. F+.  Clean smaller specimens...India...$3  (5 available)

NEW....42883...(1)...Distorsio reticulata fm. francessae Iredale, 1931....31 mm. F++. Colourful for this genus, yellow-orange with orange pink parietal glaze...Philippines...$20 (1 available)

....36780...(1)...Distorsio reticulata fm. francesae Iredale, 1931....25 mm. F++. Cute squat form with lattice-like sculpture...Philippines...$20 (1 available)

....37068...(1)...Distorsio reticulata fm. francesae Iredale, 1931....15 mm. F++. Junior specimen of this smaller, more squat form...Philippines...$12 (1 available)

....31791...(2)...Distorsio reticulata fm. ridens Reeve, 1843....35 to 46 mm. F+/F++.  Neat normal-sized specimens...Thailand...$4  (2 available)

SOLD....Distorsio reticulata fm. ridens Reeve, 1844....108 mm. F+. Absolutely monstrous! biggest Distorsio I've ever seen...Philippines.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment

SOLD....Distorsio reticulata Roding, 1798....55 to 56 mm. F++, w/perio.  India.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....41828...(2)...Distorsio smithi vonMaltzan, 1884....51, 53 mm. F+.  Good examples of the West African specie...Cameroon...$9 (2 available)

....18342...(2)...Distorsio smithii Lamarck, 1822....47, 49 mm. F+.  Squat, tan & white with gold parietal glaze...Senegal...$7  (2 available)

SOLD....Distorsio smithii VonMaltzan, 1884....65 mm. F++.  Cameroon.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment

SOLD...Distorsio cf. smithii von Maltzan, 1884....49 mm. F++. Tanzania.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....25440...(4)...Distorsio sp.....14 to 15 mm. F+. Fully adult specimens of this seldom offered species...Philippines...$10  (4 available)

SOLD....Distorsio sp.....33 mm. F++. NOT "one of the usual suspects"!!...Philippines.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....34055...(1pr)...Fusitriton magellanicus Roding, 1798....107 & 109 mm. F+ w/operc.  Excellent pair, showing variable syphonal canal length, one with & one without thick, brown periostracum...Uruguay...$25  (1 pair available)

....35371...(13)...Fusitriton magellanicus Roding, 1798....70 to 95 mm. F+ w/operc. Au naturel specimens with barnacles, bryozoans & boring sponges, all taken live & complete with opercs...New Zealand...$9 (13 available) OVERSIZE

....37139...(1)...Fusitriton magellanicus fm. murrayi Smith, 1891....106 mm. F+ w/operc. Good live taken examples of this light pink coloured local form with finer, reduced sculpture...Namibia...$18 (1 available)


....30028...(1)...Fusitriton oregonensis Redfield, 1846....84 mm. F+ w/perio.  Au naturel specimen of this Ranellidae...Japan...$9  (1 available)

SOLD....Fusitriton oregonensis Redfield, 1846....95 to 105 mm. F+ high w/perio & operc.  Korea.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment

SOLD....Fusitriton oregonensis Redfield, 1846....91 mm. F+ w/operc.  Korea.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....42305...(1)...Gyrineum bituberculare Lamarck, 1816....39 mm. F++.  Huge for the specie, with long siphonal canal & orange-tan varices...Philippines...$6 (1 available)

....37259...(2)...Gyrineum bituberculare Lamarck, 1816....19, 20 mm. F++. Fine specimens with long siphonal canals intact...Philippines...$5 (2 available)

....25450...(2)...Gyrineum bituberculare Lamarck, 1816....18 to 20 mm. F++.  Brown & cream, with full length siphonal canals...Philippines...$3   (2 available)

....37431...(1)...Gyrineum bituberculare fm. fuscocostata Dunker, 1862....29 mm. F++. Neat Ranellidae specimen with full lip & canal...Philippines...$4 (1 available)

....35629...(1)...Gyrineum bituberculare fm. fuscocostata Dunker, 1862....25 mm. F++.  Pale colour form with brown stained nodules...Philippines...$7  (1 available)

SOLD....Gyrineum bituberculare Lamarck, 1816....43 mm. F++.  Philippines.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


NEW....42906...(1)...Gyrineum cuspidatum Reeve, 1844...21 mm. F++.  Beautiful golden orange with white varices...Philippines...$5 (1 available)

....26655...(1)...Gyrineum cuspidatum Reeve, 1843....31 mm. F++. Big example of this orange and white specie...Philippines...$7

....25451...(3)...Gyrineum cuspidatum Reeve, 1843....16 to 18 mm. F+.  With orange & white varices...Philippines...$5 (3 available)

....15683...(+)...Gyrineum cuspidatum Reeve, 1844....9 - 11 mm. F+.  White to gray with dark pink varices..Philippines...$5  (20 available)


....32779...(5)...Gyrineum gyrineum Linne, 1758....35 to 40 mm. F++. Big examples, with strong, dark brown bands...Philippines...$4  (5 available)

....32376...(1)...Gyrineum gyrineum Linne, 1758....34 mm. F++.  Unusually pale bands on this fine example with good apex, lip & canal. Maybe one parent was albinistic...Philippines...$4  (1 available)

....15031...(7)...Gyrineum gyrinum Linne, 1758....25 - 33 mm. F++ White with brown bands. look like humbugs...Philippines...$3  (7 available)

....32594...(+)...Gyrineum gyrineum Linne, 1758....25 to 29 mm. F++.  Dark brown banded on cream, with well developed & varixed lip...Philippines...$3 for 2 (+ available)

....32595...(3prs)...Gyrineum gyrineum Linne, 1758....25 to 29 mm. F++.  Interesting pairs, one typically banded & finely beaded, the other with much coarser sculpture & brown only on the knobs...Philippines...$7  (3 pairs available)

....27136...(6)...Gyrineum gyrineum Linne, 1758....22 to 28 mm. F++.  Brown & white banded & boldly nodulated...Philippines...$3  (6 available)

....32603...(1set)...Gyrineum gyrineum Linne, 1758....25 to 27 mm. F++.  4 piece set showing variability of number of intervarical axial ridges...Philippines...$11  (1 set available)

....32604...(1pr)...Gyrineum gyrineum Linne, 1758....25 & 26 mm. F++.  Good pair, one banded in black, the other in brown...Philippines...$6  (1 pair available)

SOLD....Gyrineum gyrinum Linne, 1758....34 mm. F++ w/operc.  Philippines.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....36803...(1)...Gyrineum hirasei Kuroda & Habe, 1961....20 mm. F++. Albinistic example, creamy white with just a hint of tan banding...Philippines...$7 (1 available)

....30137...(2)...Gyrineum hirasei Kuroda & Habe, 1961....17, 19 mm. F+.  Pale, finely beaded & with orange striped varices...Philippines...$5  (2 available)

SOLD...Gyrineum hirasei Kuroda & Habe, 1961....18 mm. F++.  Philippines.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....36793...(1)...Gyrineum lacunatum Mighels, 1845....12 mm. F++. Tiny species, brown lined & with pink base...Philippines...$4 (1 available)


NEW....42884...(1)...Gyrineum longicaudatum Beu, 1998....23 mm. F++. Brown banded with white nodules and full length "tail"...Philippines...$22 (1 available)

....36802...(1)...Gyrineum longicaudatum Beu, 1988....20 mm. F++. Small brown & white lined species with relatively long siphonal canal...Philippines...$15 (1 available)


....15444...(1)...Gyrineum natator Roding, 1798....38 mm. F+.  Big & brown with tan bands & brown nodules...India...$3   (1 available)

....27135...(4)...Gyrineum natator Roding, 1798....33 to 36 mm. F++.  Banded & finely beaded tiny tritons...India...$3  (4 available)

....15441...(4)...Gyrineum natator Roding, 1798....31 - 34 mm. F+.  Tan with white bands & brown nodules...India...$2  (4 available)

....12728...(3)...Gyrineum natator Roding, 1798....25 - 32 mm. F/F+. With good data...Singapore...$3 for all 3  (3 available)

SOLD....Gyrineum natator Roding, 1798....51 mm. F++.  Philippines.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....20761...(2)...Gyrineum pusillum Broderip, 1833....19 to 22 mm. F++.  Tan with brown varices & full siphonal canals...Philippines...$4  (2 available)

....29759...(1)...Gyrineum pusillum Broderip, 1833....18 mm. F++.  Finely beaded, with twin orange-tan bands...Philippines...$3  (1 available)

....25452...(3)...Gyrineum pusillum Broderip, 1833....12 to 13 mm. F+.  Pretty purple tinted lip & siphonal canal...Philippines...$3   (3 available)

....23743...(3)...Gyrineum pusillum Broderip, 1833....11 to 13 mm. F+.  Pinkish-gray with purple varices...Philippines...$3  (3 available)

....36794...(1)...Gyrineum pusillum Broderip, 1833....11 mm. F++. Unusual colour form specimen, all white with purple lip & varices...Philippines...$4 (1 available)

....15684...(+)...Gyrineum pusillum Broderip, 1833....7 - 9 mm. F+.  Tan-gray with dark pink lines...Philippines...$2 for 2  (many)

SOLD....Gyrineum pusillum broderip, 1833....13, 16 and 19 mm. F+.  Philippines.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....42304...(1)...Gyrineum roseum Reeve, 1844....21 mm. F++.  Beautiful! Deep pink whorls with orange nodes & varices...Philippines...$4 (1 available)

....31048...(1)...Gyrineum roseum Reeve, 1844....22 mm. F++. Hot pink with paler nodules & orange varices...Philippines...$3 (1 available)

....28209...(1)...Gyrineum roseum Reeve, 1844....20 mm. F++.  Gloriuos rich pink with bright orange varices...Philippines...$3  (1 available)

....35214...(2)...Gyrineum roseum Reeve, 1844....20 mm. F++.  Pretty deep pink with orange varices & tubercules......Philippines...$3  (2 available)

....27335...(4)...Gyrineum roseum Reeve, 1844....16 to 19 mm. F++.  Rich, bright pink with orange varices...Philippines...$3  (4 available)

....26466...(3)...Gyrineum roseum Reeve, 1844....15 mm. F+.  Pretty pastel pink with orange & white varices...Philippines...$3  (3 available)

....23742...(6prs)...Gyrineum roseum Reeve, 1844....11 to 15 mm. F+.  Pretty pink with orange varices...Philippines...$4 (6 pairs available)

....15685...(7)...Gyrineum roseum Reeve, 1844....10 - 15 mm. F++. Dark pink with orange varices...Philippines...$4 (7 available)

SOLD....Gyrinium roseum Reeve, 1844....15 to 18 mm. F+.  Philippines.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....32825...(8)...Gyrineum sp.....17 to 20 mm. F++.  Finely nodulated, with pastel orange spotted varices...Philippines...$4  (8 available)

SOLD...Linatella caudata Gmelin, 1791....77 mm. F+.  Philippines.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment

SOLD....Linatella caudata Gmelin, 1791....64 mm. F+.  Philippines.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....32450...(1)...Linatella succincta Linne, 1771....33 mm. F+.  Neat little juvenile specimen with just one fully formed varix. Start a growth series here...Philippines...$4  (1 available)

SOLD....Linatella succincta Linne, 1771....44.5 mm. F++ w/operc. Philippines.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment

SOLD....Linatella succincta Linne, 1771....41 mm. F+.  Philippines.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


SOLD....Mayena gemmifera Euthyme, 1889....79 mm. F+. South Africa.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....31952...(4)...Ranella olearium Linne, 1758....108 to 110 mm. F+ high w/operc.  With nice canals & fully formed lips, but apices a bit decollated...Senegal...$12  (4 available)

....30579...(1)...Ranella olearium Linne, 1758....91 mm. F+ high w/operc.   Fresh specimen, lightly mottled in brown & complete with operc...Senegal...$14  (1 available)

....31953...(1pr)...Ranella olearium Linne, 1758....98 & 100 mm. F++ w/operc.  Extreme pair, one darker & heavily nodulated, the other lighter tan banded & lightly pustulose...Senegal...$20  (1 pair available)


NEW....43163...(1)...Sassia nassariformis Sowerby, 1902....52 mm. F++.  Fresh, brown mottled example with intact lip, canal and parietal rim...Philippines...$29 (1 available)

NEW....43164...(1)...Sassia nassariformis fm. semitorta Kuroda & Habe, 1961....60 mm. F+.  Jumbo specimen of this paler and more coarsely sculptured form...$18 (1 available)

....25470...(1)...Sassia nassariformis Sowerby, 1902....53 mm. F high.  Fresh dead but decent specimen of this rare, deep water Cymatium, typically from East Africa...Philippines...$25  (1 available)

....25471...(1)...Sassia nassariformis Sowerby, 1902....45 mm. F.  Good starter specimen...Philippines...$18  (1 available)

....30273...(1)...Sassia nassariformis fm. semitorta Kuroda & Habe, 1961....40 mm. F+.  Tan mottled, with fully developed lip & parietal shield...Philippines...$12  (1 available)

....32758...(1)...Sassia nassariformis fm. semitorta Kuroda & Habe, 1952....39 mm. F++.  Richly brown mottled with white rimmed aperture...Philippines...$11  (1 available)

....31593...(1)...Sassia nassariformis fm. semitorta Kuroda and Habe, 1952....36 mm. F+.  With good, fresh colour,  fully formed lip and parietal shield...Philippines...$11  (1 available)

SOLD....Sassia nassariformis fm. semitorta Kuroda & Habe, 1961....41 mm. F++.  Philippines.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


SOLD....Sassia species....35 mm. F+.  Philippines.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


SOLD....Tutufa bubo fm. tenuigranosa Smith, 1914....133 mm. F++. Philippines.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....36817...(1)...Tutufa oyamai Habe, 1973....65 mm. F++. Nice orange-tan with granulose spiral cords & pure white aperture...Philippines...$18 (1 available)


SOLD....Tutufa rubeta Linne, 1758....113 mm. F++. Philippines.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


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