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Stock #   # available    Name    Description    Locality    Price ($USD)

 

....33636...(2)...Trochidae sp.1....1 mm. F+.  Tiny Trochid. From rare, deep, coldwater corals...Ireland...$10  (2 available)


....15219...(5)...Arene tricarinata Stearns, 1872....3 mm. F to F+. White to gray with tiny specks-get out the hand-lens!...Florida...$4 for 2  (5 available)


....30591...(1)...Astele bularra Garrard, 1961....29 mm. F+ high.  Beautiful, finely beaded spiral cords & with great lip. Good size too...Australia...$12 (1 available)

....30592...(1)...Astele bularra Garrard, 1961....23 mm. F.  Discount specimen with mild lip damage...Australia...$5  (1 available)


....41326...(1)...Bathybembix argenteonitens Lischke, 1872....62 mm. F++ w/perio. Huge specimen in top condition, with perfect lip & thin tan perio...East China Sea...$23 (1 available)

....41327...(1)...Bathybembix argenteonitens Lischke, 1872....58 mm. F+ high. Large, clean, lovely specimen...East China Sea...$18 (1 available)


....39693...(1)...Bathybembix bairdi Dall, 1889....41 mm. F+. Fresh dead but very decent example...Washington...$25 (1 available)

....27304...(1)...Bathybembix bairdi Dall, 1889....47 mm. F+ w/operc. Big, slightly gerontic specimen of this deep water Trochidae...Washington...$35  (1 available)

....29958...(1)...Bathybembix bairdi Dall, 1889....43 mm. F+ w/operc & perio.  Fragile & elegant deep water Trochidae...Washington...$32  (1 available)

....27303...(2)...Bathybembix bairdi Dall, 1889....36 to 41 mm. F+ w/operc.  Nice examples of this big deep water Trochidae with greenish periostracum...Washington...$30  (2 available)

....17545...(1)...Bathybembix bairdi Dall, 1889....40 mm. F++. Lovely specimen of this light-weight deep-water Trochid with excellent lip & partial periostracum...Washington...$29 (1 available)

SOLD....Bathybembix bairdi Dall, 1889....43 mm. F+ w./perio & operc. Washington.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....41350...(1)...Bathybembix humbolti Rehder, 1970....53 mm. F++ w/operc. Glorious live taken specimen of this scarce Trochid with brown varnish-like perio and complete with operc...Chile...$145 (1 available)


....30599...(1)...Calliostoma adspersum Philippi, 1851....16 mm. F+ 1 w/operc.  Fine example of this tiny top...Brazil...$7  (1 available)


SOLD...Calliostoma africanum Bartsch, 1915....12 mm. F++.  South Africa.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....42111...(6)...Calliostoma antoni Koch, 1853....18 to 20 mm. F++ w/o.  Nice fresh taken specimens complete with opercs...Panama...$5 (6 available)


SOLD....Calliostoma bairdi Verrill & Bush, 1860....31 mm. F++ w/operc.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....19151...(2)...Calliostoma brunneopictum Quinn, 1992....6 to 7 mm. F+.  High apex, brown spots on gray-tan...Brazil...$10  (2 available)


....22630...(2)...Calliostoma (Astele) bullara Garrard, 1961... 25 to 28 mm. F+.  Super-fine beading & a golden sheen. Beautiful!...Australia...$10  (2 available)


....22631...(2)...Calliostoma (Astele) speciosum Adams, 1855....25 to 26 mm. F+. Red-brown mottling over beaded spiral cords...Australia...$10 (2 available)


....30605...(3)...Calliostoma canaliculatum Lightfoot, 1786....26 to 33 mm. F+ some w/operc.  Strongly corded & with slightly channeled sutures (appropriate for the name!)...California...$9  (3 available)


....41632...(1)...Calliostoma cf. ciliare Menke, 1843....29 mm. F++.  Although this specie is usually from West Australia, these were trawled by boats out of Mogadishu...Somalia...$25 (1 available)


....34030...(1)...Calliostoma coppingeri Smith, 1880....11 mm. F++ w/operc.  Deep water species with light tan base & darker, pearly spire...Uruguay...$13  (1 available)

....30609...(1)...Calliostoma coppingeri Smith, 1880....5 mm. F+.  Pastel orange-tan micro Trochid...Argentina...$9  (1 available)

....15154...(1)...Calliostoma coppingeri var. major Castellanos & Fernandez, 1976....11 mm. F++ w/operc. Scarce and dark brown...Argentina...$16  (1 available)


....27799...(2)...Calliostoma depictum Dall, 1927....8 to 10 mm. F++.  Fine, complex, dark red pattern...Brazil...$12  (2 available)


....37780...(3)...Calliostoma euglyptum Adams, 1854....21 to 22 mm. F+. Best 3 selected from 110 ex col examples...Florida...$8 (3 available)

....29597...(1)...Calliostoma euglyptum A. Adams, 1854....19 mm. F++.  Lovely purple-pink with cream flammules...Florida...$20  (1 available)

....12773...(2)...Calliostoma euglyptum A. Adams,  1854....10 - 11 mm. F+/F++ w/operc. Dark red & finely beaded...Panama...$15  (2 available)

....12774..(8)...Calliostoma euglyptum A. Adams, 1854....7 - 9 mm. F+/F++. Dark red beaded beauties...Panama...$8 (8 available)


....38715...(1)...Calliostoma formosense Smith, 1907....55 mm. F+. Large, good condition specimen of this well known shell...Japan...$14 (1 available)

....23679...(1)...Calliostoma formosense E. A. Smith, 1907....55 mm. F+ w/operc.  Large, classic shape, live taken collectors item...Philippines...$12  (1 available)

....28005...(1)...Calliostoma formosense Smith, 1907....51 mm. F+.  Large, sivery-tan with brown spots & dashes...Taiwan...$12  (1 available)


....18624...(1)...Calliostoma gemmosum Reeve, 1842....15 mm. F++ w. operc.  Inscised brown lines on tan granulose top...Brazil...$14  (1 available)


NEW....42719...(4)...Calliostoma granulatum Born, 1778....32 to 34 mm. F++ w/operc.  Pinkish tan with a few "freckles" and with operc included...Spain...$9 (4 available)


SOLD....EXCEPTIONAL SPECIMEN....Calliostoma haliarchus Melvill, 1899.....44 mm. F+ high. South China Sea.     shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....32058...(2)...Calliostoma iridium Dall, 1896....18 mm. F++ w/operc. (How come iridium is so much cheaper than platinum when it comes to Calliostoma?) Beautiful iridescent yellowish, with red-brown flamules...Panama...$18  (2 available)


....32060...(2)...Calliostoma nepheloide Dall, 1913....19 to 20 mm. F++.  Yellow-tan with brown spots & finely beaded...Panama...$9  (2 available)


....34031...(2)...Calliostoma jucundum Gould, 1849....10 to 11 mm. F++.  Neat tan species with fine spiral cords...Uruguay...$14  (2 available)


....15155...(1)...Calliostoma jujubinum Gmelin, 1791....11 mm. F+. Light pink to dark brown with pearly interior...Florida...$5  (1 available)

....30011...(1)...Calliostoma jujubinum fm. tampaense Conrad, 1846....11 mm. F+.  Cream, boldly mottled in dark red...Florida...$7  (1 available)


....15215...(4prs)...Calliostoma laugieri Payraudeau, 1826....8 mm. F+. Brown with darker blotches...Spain...$3  (4 pairs available)


....32059...(2)...Adams, 1852....6 mm. F++ w/operc.  Pretty little species with dark red peripheral spots...Panama...$4  (2 available)


....29836...(3)...Calliostoma ligatum Gould, 1849....16 to 21 mm. F+ high.  Nice! Tan spiral ridges over reddish brown, with irridescent interior...California...$3  (2 available)

....15523...(1)...Calliostoma ligatum Gould, 1849....20 mm. F+.  Tan with brown lines & pearly interior...California...$5  (1 available)

....30013...(1pr)...Calliostoma ligatum Gould, 1849....17 & 19 mm. F+.  Pair from the OC...West North America...$4  (1 pair available)


....27800...(2)...Calliostoma militaris von Ihering, 1907....27, 30 mm. F++ w/operc.  Excellent examples of this highly beaded scarce species...Brazil...$45  (2 available)


....34032...(3)...Calliostoma nordenskjoldi Strebel, 1906....6 to 8 mm. F++.  Curiously Nordic-sounding Trochids from the Deep South...Uruguay...$32  (3 available)


....30940...(2)...Calliostoma ornatum Lamarck, 1822....20 to 22 mm. F++ w/operc.  Fresh specimens with finely beaded spiral cords...South Africa...$7  (2 available)


....37848...(7)...Calliostoma palmeri Dall, 1871....17 to 21 mm. F+. Gently beached ex col examples with decent lips & dashed pattern...West Mexico...$3 (7 available)


....38716...(1)...Calliostoma (Maurea) cf. pellucida Valenciennes, 1846....60 mm. F++ w/operc. Large, lovely example, covered in rows of finely beaded cords...New Zealand...$7 (1 available)


....2401...(8pr)...Calliostoma pulchrum C.B. Adams, 1850....5-7 mm. F+. Pairs...SPECIAL!...Florida...$5 (8 pairs available)

SOLD....Calliostoma pulchrum C. B. Adams, 1850....6 mm. F++. Florida.      shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....19152...(5)...Calliostoma rota Quinn, 1992....6 to 7 mm. F+.  Brown blotches on pearly gray, with twin shoulder ridges...Brazil...$15  (5 available)


....30016...(1)...Calliostoma scotti Kilburn, 1973....40 mm. F.  Good if slightly rough specimen of this relatively recent species...Mozambique...$12  (1 available)


....30624...(1)...Calliostoma shinagawaensis Tokunaga, 1902....16 mm. F+.  With pretty irridescent sheen & orange spots...Japan...$10  (1 available)

....30017...(1)...Calliostoma shinagawaensis Tokunaga, 1902....13 mm. F+. With microscopically beaded, strongly ridged spiral sculpture & gold peripheral spots on cream...Japan...$10 (1 available)

....30625...(1)...Calliostoma shinagawaensis Tokunaga, 1902....13 mm. F+ w/operc.  Creamy white with orange spots & complete with tiny operculum...Japan...$7  (1 available)


....35668...(1)...Calliostoma soyoae Ikebe, 1942....13 mm. F++.  Unusually strong spiral cord on the shoulder of this scarce, tan speckled Trochid...Philippines...$11  (1 available)

....30626...(1)...Calliostoma soyoae Ikebem, 1942....13 mm. F+ w/operc.  Excellent example, with lovely sheen, micro-beaded spiral cords & rounded whorls...Japan...$8  (1 available)

....35754...(1)...Calliostoma soyoae Ikebem, 1942....10 mm. F++. Interesting species with microscopic spinous spiral cords...Philippines...$9  (1 available)

SOLD....Calliostoma soyoae Ikebem, 1942....15 mm. F++.  Philippines.      shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


SOLD....Calliostoma cf. supragranosum Carpenter, 1864....15 mm. F+.  California.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....29090...(1)...Calliostoma ticaonica Adams, 1851....15 mm. F+.  Pinkish-tan with lighter sutural cord...Philippines...$4  (1 available)

....36679...(1)...Calliostoma ticaonica Adams, 1851....15 mm. F++.  large, lovely example with good apex & lip...Philippines...$5 (1 available)

...35196...(2)...Calliostoma ticaonica Adams, 1851....14, 15 mm. F++. Large, fresh specimens of this typically tiny topshell...Philippines...$5 (2 available)

....28479...(3)...Calliostoma ticaonica Adams, 1851....13 to 15 mm. F++.  Finely beaded & mottled in dark red...Philippines...$3  (3 available)

....29714...(1)...Calliostoma ticaonica Adams, 1851....14 mm. F++.  Finely corded & with red-brown axial markings...Philippines...$4  (1 available)

....27008...(1)...Calliostoma ticaonica Adams, 1851....12 mm. F+.  Finely beaded & marked in deep red...Philippines...$4  (1 available)

....26018...(3)...Calliostoma cf. ticaonica A. Adams, 1851....12 mm. F++.  Fine examples of this deep water Trochid, pinkish tan with dark red blotches...Philippines...$4  (3 available)

....28142...(1)...Calliostoma ticaonica A. Adams, 1851....12 mm. F++.  Prime specimen mottled in brick red...Philippines...$5  (1 available)

....34839...(1)...Calliostoma ticaonica Adams, 1851....11 mm. F+.  Well clouded with orange-pink...Philippines...$4  (1 available)

....33570...(1)...Calliostoma ticaonica Adams, 1851....11 mm. F+.  Fresh taken & fairly dark, with tiny red peripheral spots...Philippines...$4  (1 available)

....27311...(2)...Calliostoma ticaonica Adams, 1851....11, 12 mm. F++.  Big examples of this deep water Trochidae mottled in red-brown...Philippines...$4  (2 available)

....30628...(2)...Calliostoma ticaonica Adams, 1851....9, 11 mm. F+.  Deep water top species...Philippines...$3  (2 available)

....32869...(1)...Calliostoma ticaonica A. Adams, 1851....10 mm. F++.  Excellent example mottled in pinkish-tan...Philippines...$5  (1 available)

....20818...(7)...Calliostoma ticaonica A. Adams, 1851....8 to 10 mm. F++.  Pearly & nearly smooth, with pastel pink markings. Pretty!...Philippines...$3  (7 available)

....15843...(3)...Calliostoma ticaonica A. Adams, 1851....8 - 10 mm. F+.  Pearlescent gray with light brown spots...Philippines...$3   (3 available)

....20716...(12)...Calliostoma ticaonica  A Adams, 1851....8 to 10 mm. F++.  Pastel pearlescent pinkish with reddish tan splotches. Neat little top shells...Philippines...$3  (12 available)

....15753...(+)...Calliostoma ticaonica A. Adams, 1851....6 - 7 mm. F+.  Juveniles. Cream with pinkish blotches...Philippines...$3 for 2  (+ available)

SOLD....Calliostoma cf. ticaonica Adams, 1851....13 mm, F++.  Philippines.     shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....31627...(1)...Calliostoma vicdani Kosuge, 1984....12 mm. F++.  Rare and recently described, pinkish with orange markings...Philippines...$80 new price  (1 available)


....2410...(1)...Calliostoma zizyphinus Linne, 1758....21 mm. F+ w/operc.  Pinkish-tan with red-brown spots...Spain...$4   (1 available)

....39889...(2)...Calliostoma zizyphinum fm. conuloides Lamarck, 1822....25, 26 mm. F+ w/operc.  Good larger specimens complete with opercs...France...$5 (2 available)

....39890...(6)...Calliostoma zizyphinum fm. conuloides Lamarck, 1822....21 to 26 mm. F+.  Orange-tan speckled and with pearly iteriors...France...$3 (6 available)

SOLD....Calliostoma zizyphinus Linne, 1758....24 mm. F++ w/operc. Spain.      shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....34838...(1)...Calliostoma sp....14 mm. F++.  Iridescent greenish with brown sutural flames. May also be Minolia species...Philippines...$8  (1 available)


....20563...(1)...Calliostoma sp. 3....17 mm. F++. Dark green with purple spots & axial bars. Quite pretty...Zanzibar...$12   (1 available)

....32838...(1)...Calliostoma sp.....14 mm. F++.  Very nice! with golden-tan clouding & wonderfully spiny spiral cords...Philippines...$8  (1 available)

....32326...(1)...Calliostoma sp.....12 mm. F++.  With finely beaded spiral cords & deeply channeled sutures...Philippines...$7 (1 available)

....32462...(1)...Calliostoma sp.....12 mm. F++.  NICE!! Amost patternless, possibly an albinistic C. ticaonica...Philippines...$8  (1 available)


....37137...(1)...Callumbonella namibiensis Rolan et al, 2008....17 mm. F+ w/operc. Recently published deep water Trochid, light gray with pearly nacre showing at the apex...$45 (1 available)


....41222...(1set)...Catharidus (Jujubinus) gilberti Montrouzier, 1878....13 mm. F++. Neat 3 piece set shows the range of colours and patterns...Philippines...$9 (1 set available)


....16054...(18prs)...Cantharidus purpuratus Plisbry, 1889....13 - 24 mm. F. Pairs, one of which is bright red...New Zealand...$5  (18 pairs available)


....36678...(4)...Conatilopia mustelina Gould, 1849....11 to 12 mm. F+. Small Trochid species spiral lined in brown...Philippines...$4 (4 available)


....37781...(4)...Chlorostoma argyrostoma Gmelin, 1791....16 to 22 mm. F++. Good specimens with raised spiral cords, intact lips & shiny silver interior...Japan...$3 (4 available)


....37782...(1set)...Chlorostoma rugosum Adams, 1853....12 to 29 mm. F+. Great 7 piece growth & pattern set...West Mexico...$15 (1 set available)

....37783...(1set)...Chlorostoma rugosum Adams, 1853....11 to 26 mm. F+. Nice 6 piece growth set shows pattern development with age...West Mexico...$12 (1 set available)


....36283...(1)...Chrysostoma paradoxum Born, 1778....19 mm. F++. Trochid species looks more like Naticidae with golden orange aperture & parietal button...Philippines...$5  (1 available)

....34544....(1)...Chrysostoma paradoxum Born, 1778....18 mm. F+. Brown mottled Trochidae with bright orange aperture...$2 (1 available)

....27415...(2)...Chrysostoma paradoxum Born, 1778....17 mm. F+. Looks more like Littorinidae,with bright yellow apperture...Philippines...$2  (2 available)

....30646...(1pr)...Chrysostoma paradoxum Born, 1778....15, 17 mm. F+/F++ 1w/operc.  Startlingly orange-red apperture...Australia...$3 for 2  (1 pair available)

SOLD....Chrysostoma paradoxum Born, 1778....15, 18 mm. F++ w/operc.  Australia.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....37948...(1)...Cittarium pica Linne, 1758....75 mm. F++. Good, big example with fully intact lip & pearly interior...Bahamas...$9 (1 available)

....37951...(1)...Cittarium pica Linne, 1758....70 mm. F+. Very fresh dead, with a touch of bloom near the lightly chipped lip, but a nice, clear dorsal zig-zag pattern...Bahamas...$5 (1 available)

....37949...(1)...Cittarium pica Linne, 1758....66 mm. F++. Nice ex col example with good lip & interior, though the exterior seems to have been varnished...Bahamas...$6 (1 available)

SOLD....Cittarium pica Linne, 1758....78 mm. F+. Bahamas.      shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....16520...(2)...Clanculus bertheloti Orbigny, 1839....7.5 mm. F+. Dark speckled cords & a large columellar tooth...Canary Islands...$6 (2 available)


....36659...(1set)...Clanculus cruciatus Linne, 1758....7 to 8 mm. F+. Nice 4 piece colour & pattern variation set of tiny tan & brown mottled tops with fine spiral cords...Israel...$7 (1 set available)


....36285...(3)...Clanculus (Monilea) callifera Lamarck, 1822....19 to 20 mm. F+. Dark pattern with pale base & fine beads reminds me of lizard skin!...Philippines...$4  (3 available)


....22637...(7)...Clanculus clanculus Wood, 1828....9 to 11 mm. F+.  Deep red mottling on greenish-tan. Big lip tooth...Thailand...$3  (7 available)


....31762...(4)...Clanculus clanguloideus Wood, 1828....13 to 15 mm. F+/F++.  Not sure on ID, but very nice tan species with fine white & pink beaded surface...Thailand...$5 for 2  (4 available)


....30637...(1)...Clanculus limbatus Quoy & Gaimard, 1834....18 mm. F++.  Gray-tan with brown specks & blotches & strong columellar teeth...Australia...$3  (1 available)


....34847...(1)...Clanculus margaritarius Philippi, 1847....13 mm. F+.  Finely beaded in red-brown & black, with fully developed apertural dentition...Philippines...$3  (1 available)


....41897...(3)...Clanculus pharonius Linne, 1758....16 to 17 mm. F+.  Strawberry pink complete with rows of black dots like seeds...Somalia...$3 (3 available)

....41757...(1)...Clanculus pharaonius Linne, 1758....20 mm. F++.  Pretty pink and black beaded specie...Somalia...$3 (1 available)

....38563...(20)...Clanculus pharaonius Linne, 1758....18 to 22 mm. F++. Beautiful bright red with fine beaded spiral lines...Somalia...$3 (20 available)

....39198...(5)...Clanculus pharonius Linne, 1758....17 to 20 mm. F++. Great, bright red specimens with fully developed lip teeth...East Africa...$3 (5 available)

....19153...(1)...Clanculus pharaonius Linne, 1758....18 mm. F++.  Beaded, red with black spotted full lip...$3  (1 available)

....29719...(1)...Clanculus pharaonius Linne, 1758....16 mm. F++.  Deep red with lines of black beads...Philippines...$3  (1 available)


....39919...(1)...Clanculus puniceus Philippi, 1864....19 mm. F++.  Beautifully beaded in red, black & white...E Africa...$3 (1 available)


....19720...(2)...Cinysca alvesi Rubio, F. & E.M Rolán, 2002....8 mm. F++.  Tiny Trochidae recently described...Sao Tome Island...$4  (2 available)


....32369...(1)...Clanculus sp.....14 mm. F+.  Pinkish-tan with black & white fine beaded surface...Philippines...$4  (1 available)

....32875...(2)...Clanculus sp.....9, 11 mm. F++.  Finely beaded in brown & black, with big columellar tooth...Philippines...$4  (2 available)


....35317...(3)...Diloma bicanaliculata Dunker, 1844....16 to 17 mm. F+ w/operc. About as big as the species gets, with minor apical erosion...New Zealand...$4  (3 available)

....35318...(2)...Diloma bicanaliculata Dunker, 1844....12 to 13 mm. F++ w/operc. No apical erosion on these slightly smaller, well channeled examples...New Zealand...$3  (2 available)


....15156...(3prs)...Diloma nigerrima Gmelin, 1791....15 - 17 mm. F++ w/operc.  Slate gray with pearly interior. Excellent data!...New Zealand...$3 (3 pairs available)


....35319...(4)...Diloma subrostrata Gray, 1835....14 to 18 mm. F+ w/operc. Finely corded dark brown Trochids...New Zealand...$3  (4 available)


....35320...(2)...Diloma zelandica Quoy & Gaimard, 1834....12 mm. F++ w/operc. Very fine black spiral cords on this endemic Trochid...New Zealand...$4  (2 available)


....31341...(1)...Ethalia species....25 mm. F+.  Large for the family. With subtle pink tones & umbilical callus...Philippines...$7  (1 available)


....32741...(1)...Ethalia guamensis Quoy & Gaimard, 1834....21 mm. F+.  Shiny, neatly pink mottled & button-like...Philippines...$5  (1 available)


SOLD....Euchelus atratus Gmelin, 1791....22 mm. F++.  Australia.     shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....32336...(1)...Euchelus? sp.....8 mm. F+.  Tiny tan Trochid with columellar tooth...Philippines...$3  (1 available)


....25696...(1)...Euchelus quadricarinatus Holten, 1802....21 mm. F++ w/operc.  Dark slate gray & finely beaded, with pearly interior & operc included. Not in Rice...India...$4  (1 available)

....27137...(5)...Euchelus cf. quadricarinatus Holten, 1802....20 to 24 mm. F++.  Lots of finely beaded rows of spiral lines...India...$4  (5 available)


....38418...(1)...Ethalia montrouzieri Souverbie, 1860....20 mm. F+ high. Good size for the specie, with fine brown speckled pattern...Philippines...$6 (1 available)


....7574...(1set)...Gibbula magus Linnaeus, 1767....23, 22, 21 mm. F+ high.  Delightfully colorful set...Italy...$6  (1 set available)


SOLD....Gibbula thomensis Tomlin, 1918....5 mm. F++.  Sao Tome.      shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....15526...(2)...Granata imbricata Lamarck, 1816....20 - 28 mm. F++.  An unusual species, with a big pearly mouth...Australia...$4  (2 available)


....15755...(4)...Herpetoma rubra A. Adams, 1853....3 - 4 mm. F+.  Dusky pink micro-shell!...Philippines...$4  (4 available)


....35669...(1)...Jujubinus picturatus Adams, 1851....14 mm. F++.  High, conic spire with hot pink apex...Philippines...$3  (1 available)


....39131...(4)...Lischkeia (Bathybembix) alwinae Liscgke, 1871....45 to 48 mm. F++. Great examples with nodulose shoulders and pearly interiors...Japan...$7 (4 available)


....41027...(1)...Lischkeia argenteonitens Lischke, 1872....49 mm. F++. Nice example with fully intact lip...China...$12 (1 available)

....34614...(1)...Lischkeia argenteonitens Lischke, 1872....57 mm. F++.  Big, beautiful pearly top shell with one row of fine shoulder knobs & irridescent interior...South China Sea...$15  (1 available)

SOLD...Lischkeia argenteonitens Lischke, 1872....52 mm. F++.  South China Sea.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....19154...(1)...Lischkeia cidaris Carpenter, 1864....20 mm. F+ w/operc.  Fine example in top condition & complete with operc...Washington...$15   (1 available)


....34033...(3)...Margarella expansa Sowerby, 1838....7 to 8 mm. F++ w/operc.  Smooth, shiny tan top complete with operc...Chile...$12  (3 available)


....34034...(3)...Margarella violacea King & Broderip, 1831....9 to 10 mm. F++ w/operc.  Pearly gray & shiny smooth...Uruguay...$12  (3 available)


....37371...(2)...Margarites costalis Gould, 1841....10 to 11 mm. F+ most w/operc. Nice live taken examples of this Northern Trochidae with pearly interior...Atlantic Canada...$6 (2 available)

....36418...(1)....Margarites costalis fm. sordidus Hancock, 1846....22 mm. F++ w/operc.  Big specimen of this smoother arctic form...Iceland...$15  (1 available)

....36419...(1)....Margarites costalis fm. sordidus Hancock, 1846....18 mm. F+ high w/operc.  Great example, good size & with operc...Iceland...$12  (1 available)

SOLD...Margarites costalis fm. rudis Dall, 1919....9 mm. F+. Atlantic Canada.      shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....37459...(1)...Margarites groenlandicus umbilicalis Broderip & Sowerby....7 mm. F+ w/operc. Tiny arctic Trochid, the form name from our supplier (not in Rice)...White Sea...$15 (1 available)

SOLD....Margarites groenlandicus Gmelin, 1791....11 mm. F+. Iceland.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....7582...(1set)...Maurea punctulatum Martyn, 1784....10 - 27 mm. F+ w/operc. Growth series of 6 specimens...New Zealand...$14  (1 set available)

...35342...(3)...Maurea punctulatum Martyn, 1784....23 to 27 mm. F++ w/operc. Great fresh specimens with tight packed pustulose spiral cords...New Zealand...$6 (3 available)

SOLD....Maurea punctulata fm. stewartianum Oliver, 1927....37 mm. F++ w/operc.  New Zealand.      shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....35344...(4)...Maurea waikanae Oliver, 1926....38 to 40 mm. F++ w/operc. Lovely top quality, good sized examples with red lined spiral cords & all with opercs...New Zealand...$13 (4 available)

....35345...(8)...Maurea waikanae Oliver, 1926....32 to 37 mm. F++ w/operc. Nice, operculate mid-sized specimens...New Zealand...$8 (8 available)

...35346...(4)...Maurea waikanae Oliver, 1926....28 to 32 mm. F++ w/operc. Slightly size-challenged specimens, with opercs included, at discount prices...New Zealand...$7 (4 available)


....35322...(11)...Melagraphia aethiops Gmelin, 1791....12 to 15 mm. F+. Black, with beaded, widely spaced spiral cords...New Zealand...$3  (11 available)


SOLD....Modulus modulus Linne, 1758....9 mm. F+.  Florida.        shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....41904...(3)...Monilea callifera Lamarck, 1822....21 to 24 mm. F+.  Fresh, dark and fully intact lips...Somalia...$4 (3 available)

....41719...(2)...Monilea callifera Lamarck, 1822....119, 22 mm. F+.  Great examples, deeply umbilicate and with intact lips...Somalia...$4 (1 available)


....38723...(3)...Monodonta labio Linne, 1758....31 to 32 mm. F+. Fine examples, with strong columellar tooth, thick, lyrate lip & finely beaded surface texture...Australia...$3 (3 available)

....15158...(1)...Monodonta labio Linne, 1758....34 mm. F+. Dark green, tan & brown corded...Palau Islands...$2  (1 available)

....7583...(1)...Monodonta labio Linne, 1758....28 mm. F++. Typical example, with big columellar tooth...Philippines...$3  (1 available)

....32455...(1)...Monodonta labio Linne, 1758....27 mm. F++. With strong, spotted spiral cords & prominent columellar tooth...Philippines...$2 (1 available)

....41098...(3)... Monodonta labio Linne, 1758....26 mm. F++ w/operc.  Fresh, live taken, top quality examples...Australia...$3 (3 available)

....2402...(4pr)...Monodonta labio Linne, 1758....17 - 22 mm. F+ high. PAIRS!...Thailand...$5 (4 pairs available)

....2403...(4)...Monodonta labio Linne, 1758....15 - 20+ mm. F+ high. Variation set of 5...Thailand...$12 (4 set available)


SOLD....Monodonta lineata Da Costa, 1778....26 mm. F+ w/operc. France.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....41663...(1)...Norrisia  norrisi Sowerby, 1838....38 mm. F++.  Great specimen with intact lip and pearly interior...California...$15 (1 available)


....42616...(1)...Pseudostomatella papyracea Gmelin, 1791....33 mm. F++.  Large example with perfect lip and lovely iridescent interior...Philippines...$7 (1 available)

....39475...(1)...Pseudostomatella papyracea Gmelin, 1791....30 mm. F++. Big beauty in bright pink, with interior rainbow nacre...Philippines...$6 (1 available)


....19156...(9)...Solariella carvalhoi Lopes & Cardoso, 1958....7 to 8 mm. F++.  Spiral ridged, light pearly gray...Brazil...$7  (9 available)

....27918...(4)...Solariella carvalhoi Lopes & Cardoso, 1958....7, 8 mm. F+ w/operc.  Pearly tiny top shell...Brazil...$5 (4 available)

....16519...(1)...Solariella carvalhoi Lopes & Cardosa, 1958....6 - 7 mm. F++ w/operc. Tiny but beautiful! Purple irridesence with dark red mottling....Brazil...$7 (1 available)


....30049...(1)...Spectamen benthicola Powell, 1937....6 mm. F+.  Micro Trochid with tiny red on white specks...New Zealand...$4  (1 available)


....35057...(1)...Stomatia phymotis Helbling, 1779....24 mm. F.  Odd & interesting wide mouthed Trochid with "corkscrew" spire...Philippines...$4  (1 available)

....17965...(2)...Stomatella phymotis Helbling, 1779....19 to 20 mm. F++.  Mottled exterior. Pearly interior. Almost like a tiny high spired Haliotis....Philippines...$4  (2 available)

....35690...(1)...Stomatia phymotis Helbling, 1779....19 mm. F++.  Funky, open coiled structure & nacrous interior...Philippines...$5  (1 available)

....35226...(2)...Stomatia phymotis Helbling, 1779....16, 17 mm. F+.  Odd little Trochidae, looks partly uncoiled & stretched, with nacrous interior...Philippines...$5  (2 available)

....37237...(1pr)....Stomatia phymotis Helbling, 1779....16 mm. F+. Interesting pair of this twisted Trochid, one with one knobby spiral ridge, the other with 2 rows of blunt spines...Philippines...$9 (1 pair available)

....22982...(10)...Stomatella phymotis Helbling, 1779....15 to 20 mm. F+.  Odd, twisted little trochids, high spired & with pearly interior. Order 3 for some pattern variability...Philippines...$3 each or $8 for 3  (10 available)

SOLD....Stomatella phymotis Helbling, 1779....18 mm. F+.   Australia.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....42148...(1pr)....Stomatella varia Adams, 1850....16 mm. F++.  Pretty colour pair with pearly interiors, one mottled in brown & tan, the other in bright red...Philippines...$7 (1 pair available)

....37236...(1)...Stomatella varia Adams, 1850....14 mm. F++. Cute bright red Trochidae looks like a tiny Haliotis but without anal holes...Philippines...$4 (1 available)

....27670...(1)...Stomatella varia Adams, 1850....11 mm. F++.  Bright red. Like a miniature hole-less Haliotis...Philippines...$3  (1 available)


....42575...(1)...Stomatolina rubra Lamarck, 1822....10 mm. F++.  Spiny little Trochid with large, pearly aperture...Philippines...$5 (1 available)


....38718...(4)...Tectus fenestratus Gmelin, 1791....38 to 41 mm. F+. Good, knobby examples with mostly intact lips...Philippines...$4 (4 available)

....38918...(2)...Tectus fenestratus Gmelin, 1798....28, 29 mm. F+. Ex col Aussies...Australia...$4 (2 available)

SOLD....Tectus fenestratus Gmelin, 1791....32 mm. F+.  Philippines.      shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....39713...(5)...Tectus pyramis Born, 1778....75 to 88 mm. F++. Nice, natural, fully grown examples with intact lips & unusual spiral columellar tooth...Philippines...$10 (5 available)

....30044...(1)...Tectus pyramis Born, 1778....60 mm. F++ w/operc.  Large example with smooth brown exterior. ex col...Japan...$6  (1 available)

....15743...(5)...Tectus pyramis Born, 1778....49 - 59 mm. F. Lawn GREEN! but with rough lips...Philippines...$4  (5 available)

....30672...(1)...Tectus pyramis Born, 1778....57 mm. F w/operc.  Slightly rough but operculate bargain specimen...Japan...$5  (1 available)

....30045...(2)...Tectus pyramis Born, 1778....46 mm. F+.  Brown mid-sized specimen, ex col...Japan...$3  (2 available)

....30044A...(1)...Tectus pyramis cf. fm. noduliferus Lamarck, 1822....60 mm. F+. Slightly encrusted but solid specimen with nice lip & granular surface texture...Japan...$2 (1 available)


SOLD....Tectus triserialis Lamarck, 1822....49 mm. F+.  Philippines.         shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....39333...(5)...Tegula excavata Lamarck, 1822....19 to 23 mm. F+. Decent beach examples of this deeply umbilicate specie...Bahamas...$3 (5 available)

....38721...(5)...Tegula excavata Lamarck, 1822....18 to 20 mm. F+. With pearly, concave base & nice lips...Bahamas...$4 (5 available)

....28715...(5)...Tegula excavata Lamarck, 1822....13 to 15 mm. F++.  Beautiful faintly blueish silver apperture...Venezuela...$3  (5 available)

....17530...(3set)...Tegula excavata Lamarck, 1822....10 - 13 mm. F/F+. Great little 3-sets of patterns/color...Bahamas...$7  (3 sets available)


....37785...(1set)...Tegula fasciata Born, 1778....13 to 20 mm. F+. Nice 8 piece set shows a good range of colours and spire growth with age...Bahamas...$16 (1 set available)

....37784...(1set)...Tegula fasciata Born, 1778....12 to 19 mm. F+. Lovely 11 piece set shows a great range of patterns & colours...Bahamas...$24 (1 set available)


SOLD....Tegula hottessieriana Orbigny, 1842....6 - 8 mm. F+ -F++. Bahamas.      shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....39332...(4)...Tegula ligulata Menke, 1850....16 to 19 mm. F++. Good examples, un-eroded and with silver interior & good lips...California...$8 (4 available)


SOLD....Tegula regina Stearns, 1892....45 mm. F+ w/operc.  California.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment

SOLD....Tegula regina Stearns, 1892....44 - 48 mm. F+ w/operc.  California.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....38722...(2)...Tegula rugosa Adams, 1853....24 to 26 mm. F+. Mustard colour with black markings & pretty pearly interior...West Mexico...$3 (2 available)


SOLD....Thalotia chlorostoma Menke, 1843....24 mm. F++ w/operc.  Australia.      shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment

SOLD....Thalotia chlorostoma Menke, 1843....13 mm. F+ w/operc.  Australia.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....30678...(1set)...Thalotia conica Gray, 1827....10, 16 & 21 mm. F+ 1w/operc.  Great 3 piece growth series shows increased relative spire height with age...Australia...$7  (1 set available)


SOLD....Tosatrochus attenuatus Jonas, 1844....18 mm. F++. Philippines.        shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....32839...(3)...Trochid sp.....15 to 17 mm. F++.  Unusual highly sculptured species with deeply incised sutures...Philippines...$3  (3 available)


....38724...(6)...Trochus conus Gmelin, 1791....49 to 59 mm. F+ high. High quality specimens with blood-red markings & dashed base...Philippines...$4 (6 available)


....29953...(2)...Trochus ferreirai Bozzetti, 1996....20 to 22 mm. F+ high.  Very interesting species. Nicely nodulose & mottled with deep pink...Philippines...SPECIAL!!...$6  (2 available)

....36677...(1)...Trochus ferreirai Bozzetti, 1996....19 mm. F++. Beautiful Trochid mottled in bright coral red!...Philippines...$7 (1 available)


....39888...(1)...Trochus intextus Kiener, 1850....22 mm. F++.  Pretty specie, finely beaded & with deep pink maculated base & columellar stain...Hawaii...$8 (1 available)


...41905...(1)...Trochus maculatus Linne, 1758....25 mm. F+.  Cute juvenile specimen mottled in pink & cream...Somalia...$3 (1 available)

....41631...(1)...Trochus maculatus Linne, 1758....55 mm. F+.  Nicely mottled in deep red, with intact but slightly rough lip...Somalia...$5 (1 available)


....39711...(1)...Trochus niloticus Linne, 1767....90 mm. F+. Big, heavy example in natural condition, unfiled & unpolished. Most are “improved” at the source...Philippines...$40 (1 available)

....39712...(1)...Trochus niloticus Linne, 1767....84 mm. F+. Good specimen with excellent pattern and in natural condition, unfiled or polished...Philippines...$35 (1 available)


....38720...(7)...Tegula funebralis Adams, 1855....22 to 24 mm. F+. Coal black with good lips & only mild apical erosion...California...$3 (7 available)


....41755...(3)...Trochus maculatus Linne, 1758....36 to 43 mm. F+.  Beach but decent examples, mottled in rose pink...Somalia...$5 (3 available)

....39887...(1)...Trochus maculatus Linne, 1758....43 mm. F++.  Nice specimen , well beaded, uneroded and not encrusted, with intact lip & pearly interior...Philippines...$5 (1 available)

....30683...(1pr)...Trochus maculatus Linne, 1758....31, 46 mm. F+.  Developmental pair, smaller one with thin lip, the big adult with solid, toothed lip...Philippines...$5  (1 pair available)

....30048...(1)...Trochus maculatus Linne, 1758....40 mm. F+.  Bold red on white mottling & beaded surface texture...Australia...$3  (1 available)

....7535...(1)...Trochus maculatus Linne, 1758....32 mm. F+ high...New Hebides...$2  (1 available)

....36539...(1)...Trochus maculatus Linne, 1758....30 mm. F+. Lives up to its name, with bold white & greenish brown alternating bands...Tanzania...$4 (1 available)

SOLD....Trochus maculatus Linne, 1758....44 mm. F+ high.  Philippines.shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....41756...(1)...Trochus radiatus Linne, 1758....26 mm. F++.  Nice pattern of wavy, deep red axial bars...Somalia...$3 1 available)


....1506...(3)...Trochus stellatus Gmelin, 1791....26 to 29 mm. F++.  White with dark red axial marks...Bali...$4  (3 available)


....38719...(7)...Trochus virgatus Gmelin, 1791....41 to 47 mm . F+. Chunky, heavy examples with intact lips...Philippines...$5 (7 available)

....37952...(1)...Trochus virgatus Gmelin, 1791....43 mm. F+. Interesting specimen shows a distinct pattern shift just before the lip...”Indo Pacific”...$4 (1 available)


SOLD....Trochus viridis Gmelin, 1791....18 mm. F+.  New Zealand.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....30686...(1pr)...Trochus sp.....11 mm. F+ 1w/operc.  Tiny trochid pair, one tan , one dark pink. Could also be Calliostoma species...Australia...$5  (1 pair available)


....35671...(1)...Turcica concinna Adams, 1863....10 mm. F++.  High spired & well keeled tiny white Trochid...Philippines...$12  (1 available)


....36460...(1pr)..Turcica coreensis Pease, 1860....33 & 35 mm. F+ high w/operc.  Larger light & dark coloured contrasting pair...Korea...$15  (1 pair available)

....29149...(3sets)...Turcica coreensis Pease, 1860....25 to 30 mm. F++ w/operc.  Nice 5 piece sets show a variety of white, pink, tan, brown & banded colour forms...Korea...$35  (3 sets available)

....36461...(1set)...Turcica coreensis Pease, 1860....27 to 28 mm. F++ w/operc.  Nice 5 piece extreme colour variation set, from nearly white with a few speckles to all dark brown...Korea...$35  (1 set available)

SOLD....Turcica coreensis Pease, 1860....27, 29 mm. F++ w/operc.  Korea.       shell pair sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment

SOLD....Turcica coreensis Pease, 1860....25 & 26 mm. F+ high w/operc.  Korea.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....38420...(1set)...Umbonium sp?....11 to 13 mm. F++. Cute 3 piece set shows very different basal callus colours...Philippines...$7 (1 set available)

....31620...(1set)...Umbonium set....13 to 16 mm. F+.  Nice 3 piece species comparison set, one each of U. costatum, U. vestiarum and U. elagans...Philippines...$6  (1 set available)


....25379...(4)...Umbonium vestiarium Linne, 1758....17 mm. F++.  Usually half this size, these are big for the species...Australia...$4  (4 available)

....37786...(3sets)...Umbonium vestiarum Linne, 1758....12 to 16 mm. F+. Interesting 6 piece sets show colours of white, black & red...”Indo Pacific”...$9 (3 sets available)

....25683...(4sets)...Umbonium vestiarum Linne, 1758....11 to 14 mm. F++ w/operc.  Nice 5 piece sets in an assortment of white, gray & pink shades & patterns...India...$6  (4 sets available)

....30691...(1set)...Umbonium vestiarium Linne, 1758....8 to 10 mm. F+.  Nice 3 piece pattern & colour variation set...Singapore...$4  (1 set available)


...30690...(1)...Zethalia zelandica Hombron & Jacquinot, 1856....7 mm. High spired Southern specie...New Zealand...$2 (1 available)


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