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Note: As shells go, the Volutes have it ALL (ok - they sometimes aren't as shiny as certain over - hyped cyp-things!!): any COLOR you like, PATTERNS to burn, splendiferously variable and attractive SHAPES, great SCULPTURE in some lucky genera, and QUITE decent prices to top it all off (the family is currently not as popular as it once was, which is benificial to those not oozing legal tender!!). Most species are gratifyingly variable, making for good, solid sets and pairs which definitely display better  than most. So, go ahead, make my day (AND yours!) and try some!!

 

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Stock #   Name   Description   Locality   $USD   # Available

....38997...(1)...Alcithoe arabica Gmelin, 1791....99 mm. F++. In excellent condition for this often rough specie, with great lip and full protoconch...New Zealand...$12 (1 available)

....35292...(1)...Alcithoe arabica Martyn, 1784....142 mm. F+. Well marked with 4 bands of brown wavy markings. Massively thickened lip & parietal shield...New Zealand...$38  (1 available)

....35294...(5)...Alcithoe arabica Martyn, 1784....88 to 98 mm. F+. Smaller adults than usual but with thickened lip so possibly a dwarf population...New Zealand...$10  (5 available)

....31909...(1)...Alcithoe arabica Gmelin, 1791....89 mm. F+.  Slightly rough (typically) starter specimen...New Zealand...$7  (1 available)

SOLD...Alcithoe arabica Martyn, 1784....111 mm. F/F+. New Zealand.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment

SOLD....Alcithoe arabica Gmelin, 1791....99 mm. F++. New Zealand.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


SOLD....Alcithoe swainsoni Marwick, 1926....125 mm. F+. New Zealand.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....28105...(1pr)...Amoria canaliculata McCoy, 1869....43 & 44 mm. F++.  Excellent, extreme contrast pair - WELL worth owning!!...Australia...$35  (1 pair available)

.....28104...(1)...Amoria canaliculata McCoy, 1869....39 mm. F++.  Light coloured shallow water form, white with rows of bright orange axial dashes...Australia...$18  (1 available)


....41622...(1)...Amoria damonii fm. keatsiana Ludbrook, 1953....83 mm. F++.  Excellent specimen of this Indonesian form, a virtual match for "Poppe & Goto" Plate 97 fig 4...Indonesia...$32 (1 available)

....31910...(1)...Amoria damoni Gray, 1864....69 mm. F.  Juvenile starter specimen with good pattern development...Australia...$5  (1 available)

SOLD....Amoria damoni Gray, 1864....106 mm. F+.  Australia.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....28107...(2)...Amoria guttata McMichael, 1964....47, 48 mm. F+.  Larger than any listed but with a small growth mark on the body whorl. Bargains!...Australia...$22  (2 available)

....37329...(1)...Amoria guttata McMichael, 1964....43 mm. F++. Nice example of the broader, less intensely patterned Capricorn Channel form...Australia...$23 (1 available)

....18872...(1)...Amoria guttata McMichael, 1964....41 mm. F++. Classical! Golden-tan with axial white lines & tan spots. At this price, you gutta get one!...Australia...$20 (1 available)

....18874...(2)...Amoria guttata McMichael, 1964....37 - 39 mm. F++.  Good quality, good-sized, moderately priced...Australia...$20  (2 available)

SOLD....Amoria guttata McMichael, 1964....37 mm. F+.  Australia.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....18881...(2)...Amoria maculata Swainson, 1822....62 to 67 mm. F++.  Mid-sized singles of this attractive species...Australia...$5   (2 available)

....28114...(3)...Amoria maculata Swainson, 1822....58 to 63 mm. F++.  Good, slightly smaller specimens...Australia...$4  (3 available)

SOLD....Amoria maculata Swainson, 1822....65 mm. F+. Australia.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment

SOLD....Amoria maculata Swainson,1822 ....63 mm. F+.  Australia.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....39144...(1)...Amoria molleri Iredale, 1916....96 mm. F++. Super-sized example of the “A” form from Cape Moreton, slender & without pattern...Australia...$50 (1 available)

....18883...(4)...Amoria molleri Iredale, 1936....47 to 54 mm. F+ solid.  Nearly imperceptible growth marks mean you get a deal on the dwarves!...Australia...$14   (4 available)

....18882...(2)...Amoria molleri Iredale, 1936....48 to 53 mm. F++/Gem.  The dwarf form of this species. Two rows of brown axial dashes on orange-tan. Nice!...Australia...$17  (2 available)

....5960...(1pr)...Amoria molleri (dwarf form) Iredale 1936....47 - 52 mm. F++ . Light & dark contrasting pair...Austalia...$20  (1 pair available)

....5958...(3)...Amoria molleri (dwarf form) Iredale 1936....48 - 51 mm. F++.  Orange-tan with bands of brown axials...Australia...$13   (3 available)

....18884...(1set)...Amoria molleri Iredale, 1936....46 to 49 mm. F++.  Beautiful 3 piece colour & pattern variation set of the dwarf form...Australia...$45 (1 set available)

....3456...(1)...Amoria molleri (form "c") Iredale 1936....43 & 48 mm. F++. Nice dwarf specimen of the "C" form, with twin bands of orange-brown axial lines...Australia...$10  (1 available)

....3457...(3)...Amoria molleri  (form "c") Iredale 1936....45 - 46 mm. F+. Nice "starters" of the "C" form...$5   (3 available)

....28115...(5)...Amoria molleri fm. reducta Limpus & Bail, 2000....43 to 49 mm. F+ to F++.  Recently described dwarf form with bands of brown axial dashes similar to A. maculata...Australia...$12  (5 available)


NEW....43098...(1)...Amoria turneri Griffith & Pidgeon, 1834....48 mm. F+.  From my Tanzanian supplier, so likely from far-ranging deep sea fishermen, as this is an Australian native...Tanzania?...$12 (1 available)

....41342...(1)...Amoria turneri fm. newmanae Cotton, 1949....71 mm. F++.  Great pattern form, with fine, squiggly axial lines...Indonesia...$85 (1 available)

....41343...(1)...Amoria turneri fm. newmanae Cotton, 1949....67 mm. F++.  Pretty pattern form with fine, wavy axial lines...Indonesia...$80 (1 available)

SOLD....Amoria turneri Griffith & Pidgeon, 1834....46 to 50 mm. F++. Australia.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


SOLD....Amoria undulata fm. angasi Lamarck, 1804....68 mm. F++. Australia.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....39939...(1)...Amoria zebra Leach, 1814....40 mm. F+.  Ivory white with close-spaced brown axial lines. One ventral scar...Australia...$3 (1 available)

....38788...(1)...Amoria zebra Leach, 1814....46 mm. F++. Excellent example of what Poppe & Goto call the melanistic form...Australia...$15 (1 available)

....19349...(4)...Amoria zebra fm. ??? Leach, 1814....41 mm. F+.  "Gold form". Light buttery yellow unlined form - hot stuff!!...Australia...$10  (4 available)

SOLD....Amoria zebra Leach, 1814....50 mm. F+. Australia.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment

SOLD....Amoria zebra Leach, 1814....46 mm. F++.  Australia.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment

SOLD....Amoria zebra fm. lineatina Weaver & Dupont, 1967....39.5 mm. F++. Australia.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


SOLD....Athleta (Volutocorbis) abyssicola Adams & Reeve, 1848....44, 48 mm. F+. Namibia.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....37142...(1)...Athleta (Volutocorbis) lutosa Koch, 1948....66 mm. F+. Nice examples with strong axial ridges & intact lips...Namibia...$12 (1 available)


SOLD....Athleta studeri von Martens, 1897....43 mm. F++. Australia.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....31738...(1)...Callipara bullatina Weaver and Dupont, 1967....49 mm. F (beach).  Still decent starter specimen of this tough to get specie...South Africa...$10  (1 available)


....39647...(1)...Cymbiola aulica Sowerby, 1825....135 mm. F++. Beautiful, big, red patterned example with sharp shoulder spines...Philippines...$90 (1 available)

....39648...(1)...Cymbiola aulica Sowerby, 1825....119 mm. F++. Lovely flesh pink specimen with rows of orange-red spots...Philippines...$65 (1 available)

....22131...(1)...Cymbiola aulica Sowerby, 1825....109 mm. F++ solid.  NICE! Light pink & orange, with full lip & no growth marks...Philippines...$55 new price (1 available)

....29335...(1)...Cymbiola aulica Sowerby, 1825....102 mm. F++.  Excellent, typical pattern specimen in glorious pink & orange...Philippines...$35 (1 available)

....36494...(1)...Cymbiola shells aulica Sowerby, 1825....102 mm. F+. Glorious deep orange-red throughout with spiny shoulders & just a hint of a patterned mid-band. Close to "Shells of the Philippines" plate 49, fig. 11f...Philippines...$65 (1 available)

....36495...(1)...Cymbiola aulica Sowerby, 1825....90 mm. F++. Virtually flawless if slightly smaller example of the deep orange red colour form, with well thickened adult lip...Philippines...$45

....38031...(1)...Cymbiola aulica fm. cathcartiae Reeve, 1856....104 mm. F+. Interesting injury on the ventral surface has healed & is starting to develop a parietal glaze over the old wound. Neat specimen with intact, thickened lip...Philippines...$25 (1 available)

....35238...(1)...Cymbiola aulica fm. malayensis Doute & Bail, 2000....104 mm. F+ high.  Large & elegantly elongate example, with thick lip, though a bit "improved" on the lower end...Philippines...$30  (1 available)

....35239...(1)...Cymbiola aulica fm. malayensis Doute & Bail, 2000....97 mm. F++.  Good sized, with thick lip, strong shoulder knobs & bright orange bands...Philippines...$60 (1 available)

....39649...(1)...Cymbiola aulica fm. palawanica Doute, 1985....121 mm. Gem-. HUGE! The light pink tan banded form with shoulder knobs instead of spines and excellent lip & canal...Philippines...$275 (1 available)

....39445...(1)...Cymbiola aulica fm. palawanica Doute, 1985....112 mm. F++. HUGE specimen of this beautiful pink & orange spotted, un-spined form, larger than any in Rice...Philippines...$425 (1 available)

....38774...(1)...Cymbiola aulica fm. palawanica Doute, 1985....132 mm. F+ high. HUGE, magnificent specimen of this more cylindrical form with reduced shoulder spines and beautiful orange-red banding...Philippines...$750 (1 available) OVERSIZE

SOLD....Cymbiola aulica Sowerby, 1825....111 mm. F+. Philippines.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment

SOLD...Cymbiola aulica Sowerby, 1825....111 mm. Gem. Amazing aulica! Philippines.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment

SOLD....Cymbiola aulica Sowerby, 1825....100 mm. F++. Philippines.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....39122...(1)...Cymbiola cathcartiae Reeve, 1855....122 mm. F++. Great example, tan brown with dark markings and intact, thickened, re-rolled lip, larger than any in the last Rice list...Philippines...$35 (1 available)


....36076...(1)...Cymbiola chrysostoma Swainson, 1824....40 mm. F. Bargain specimen of this rarity due to damaged lip. Broken piece is included & could be repaired...Indonesia...$20  (1 available)

SOLD....Cymbiola chrysostoma Swainson, 1824....41.5 mm. F++.  Indonesia.      shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment

SOLD....Cymbiola chrysostoma Swainson, 1824....40 mm. F+.  Indonesia.      shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....41621...(1)...Cymbiola cymbiola Gmelin, 1791....63 mm. F++.  Great specimen with strong shoulder spines, good lip and bands of black spots...Indonesia...$85 (1 available)

....41340...(3)...Cymbiola cymbiola Gmelin, 1791....53 to 57 mm. F++.  Nice if slightly smaller specimens with nice lips...Indonesia...$60 (3 available)

....22132...(1)...Cymbiola cymbiola Gmelin, 1791....79 mm. F+.  FREAK! Full, unusual semi-double lip & dorsum with a WIERD "bumpy" texture/pattern  (but NOT eroded)Very Interesting!...Indonesia...$75  (1 available)

....36018...(1)...Cymbiola cymbiola Gmelin, 1791....79 mm. F. Decent discount specimen due to minor anterior damage & scar near the lip...Indonesia...$55  (1 available)

....36019...(1)...Cymbiola cymbiola Gmelin, 1791....76 mm. F. Solidly F or a little better, with good gloss, no scars, but some small anterior chips...Indonesia...$35  (1 available)

....36020...(1)...Cymbiola cymbiola Gmelin, 1791....70 mm. F. Bargain specimen of this former rarity, with very slightly rough lip & a dorsal scar...Indonesia...$35  (1 available)

....18049...(1)...Cymbiola cymbiola (dorsum) Gmelin, 1791(ventrum)....66 mm. F+. Really not bad at all, if one could figure out how to get that black stuff off the spire - wonder if paint thinner would work?...Indonesia...$50 firm (1 available)

....18039...(1)...Cymbiola cymbiola (dorsum)Gmelin, 1791.(ventrum)....65 mm. F+ nicely.  Dorsum is very good, and the rust stain on the ventrum might come off with a careful application of rust remover:  Good "starter" at a great price...Indonesia...$40  (1 available)


SOLD...Cymbiola flavicans Gmelin, 1791....78 mm. F+. Indonesia.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....38032...(1)...Cymbiola imperialis Lightfoot, 1786....114 mm. F+. Slightly odd, elongated example. Sub-adult, but with typical pattern & spines and with mostly intact lip...Philippines...$15 (1 available)

SOLD....Cymbiola imperialis Lightfoot, 1786....165 mm. F+ high. Philippines.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....41395...(1)...Cymbiola innexa Reeve, 1849....126 mm. F+.  Nice commercial example with good lip, but a lightly polished exterior. Nice display or starter...Indonesia...$25 (1 available)

....41341...(1)...Cymbiola innexa Reeve, 1849....81 mm. F++.  Nice junior specimen showing adult pattern and with good lip...Indonesia...$15 (1 available)

SOLD....Cymbiola innexa Reeve, 1849....115 mm. F++. Indonesia.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....41948...(1)...Cymbiola magnifica Gebauer, 1802....207 mm F+.  Good size and pattern, though with a couple of small lip chips...Australia...$25 (1 available)

....37445...(1)...Cymbiola malayensis Doute & Bail, 2000....132 mm. F++. Magnificent malayensis! About as big as any listed, in excellent overall condition & in beautiful shades of orange & pink. Shells like this one are why people start to collect!...Philippines...$225 (1 available)


....39605...(1)...Cymbiola nivosa fm. oblita Smith, 1909....81 mm. F++.  Great big example, spiny shouldered, with two bands of brown markings and great lip...Australia...$24 (1 available)

SOLD....Cymbiola nivosa Lamarck, 1804....71 mm. F++. Australia.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment

SOLD....Cymbiola nivosa Lamarck, 1804....54 mm. F++. Australia.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....41339...(2)...Cymbiola nobilis Lightfoot, 1786....85 mm. F+. Decent though slightly rough lipped junior specimens with nice patterns...Indonesia...$7 (2 available)

....38034...(1)...Cymbiola nobilis Lightfoot, 1786....80 mm. F+. Decent starter specimen shows good zig-zag pattern...Indo Pacific...$8 (1 available)


....42133...(1)...Cymbiola pulchra fm. moretonensis Bail & Limpus, 1998....66 mm. F++Lightly banded, brown speckled and with a band of subsutural lines...Australia...$25 (1 available)

SOLD....Cymbiola pulchra woolacottae McMichael, 1958....47 mm. F++. Australia.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....38035...(1)...Cymbiola rutila Broderip, 1826....75 mm. F+ high. Nice ventral pattern & with bright orange rimmed aperture. Lip is complete if slightly rough...Australia...$20 (1 available)

SOLD....Cymbiola rutila Broderip, 1826....66 mm. F++.  Australia.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


NOTE: All the batty vespertillio below are unusual in one or more ways - what more did you want??

....39381...(1)...Cymbiola vespertilio Linne, 1758....65 mm. F+. Unusual pattern of fine brown axial lines...Philippines...$15 (1 available)

....38412...(1)...Cymbiola vespertilio Linne, 1758....82 mm. F++. Amazingly dark red patterned specimen with lip & every sharp shoulder spine intact...Philippines...$25 (1 available)

....38789...(1)...Cymbiola vespertilio Linne, 1758....73 mm. F++. Beautiful specimen of the much sought after Samar form, pink with bright orange axial markings...Philippines...$12 (1 available)

....37444...(1)...Cymbiola vespertilio Linne, 1758....125 mm. F++. Spectacular spiny specimen, HUGE & with strong albinistic tendencies. Creamy white with just a few bands of intermitent light brown markings...Philippines...$125 (1 available)

....22138...(1)...Cymbiola vespertilio Linne, 1758....100 mm. F+.  Large, Strange & unique, with an impressed groove around the mid-body, like it was wearing a tight belt...Philippines..$20  (1 available)

....37446...(1)...Cymbiola vespertilio Linne, 1758....95 mm. F? Massive injury freak looks like spire was smashed and healed several times...Philippines...$25 (1 available)

....24840...(1set)...Cymbiola vespertilio Linne, 1758....90 to 93 mm. F++.  Lively, high-contrast 3 piece colour set with zig-zag patterns in black, brown & orange...Philippines...$43  (1 set available)

....31613...(1)...Cymbiola vespertilio Linne, 1758....92 mm. F+ high.  Good sized specimen with spiny shoulders and busy, fine zig-zag brown markings...Philippines...$10  (1 available)

....36546...(1)...Cymbiola vespertilio Linne, 1758....91 mm. F++. Excellent example of the typical pattern form, with bold brown on tan zig-zags & strong, sharp shoulder spines...Philippines...$22

....18650...(1)...Cymbiola vespertilo Linne, 1758....91 mm. F++.  A great normal specimen, nice size with immaculate lip...Philippines...$9   (1 available)

....22878...(3sets)...Cymbiola vespertilio Linne, 1758....75 to 90 mm. F+.  Great 3 piece sets show a variety of patterns & shapes...Indonesia...$10  (3 sets available)

....22136...(1)...Cymbiola vespertilio Linne, 1758....89 mm. F+.  FREAK! Nice injury freak - looks like a cocoon!...Philippines...$18  (1 available)

....16729...(4)...Cymbiola vespertilio Linne, 1758....75 - 89 mm. F++.  Typical form, golden brown tents on greenish tan...Philippines...$6  (4 available)

....36892...(1)...Cymbiola vespertilio Linne, 1758....88 mm. F. Odd & unusual colour form but the lip has been filed along growth line at the source...Philippines...$8 (1 available)

....31491...(1)...Cymbiola vespertilio Linne, 1758....88 mm. F++.  Odd colour form, typical orange brown markings on an unusual greenish background...Philippines...$17  (1 available)

....28129...(3)...Cymbiola vespertilio Linne, 1758....81 to 87 mm. F+ to F++.  Good sized specimens of the orange colour form. Shades of small C. aulicus...Philippines...$14  (3 available)

....31151...(1pr)...Cymbiola vespertilio Linne, 1758....78 & 87 mm. F+.  Fascinating pair, one totally bizzare & unique injury freak with elongate spire & very odd intermittent posterior lip "flange" plus one nicely patterned typical serpentina form specimen...Philippines...$25  (1 pair available)

....33603...(1)...Cymbiola vespertilio Linne, 1758....86 mm. F+.  Pastel orange-pink form, with bright orange zig-zag markings. Good lip but a couple of small ventral growth marks...Philippines...$13  (1 available)

....30985...(1)...Cymbiola vespertilio Linne, 1758....85 mm. F+ high.  Excellent tenting!! Good sized specimen with brown on orange tent pattern similar to Cymbiola imperialis...Philippines...$8  (1 available)

....37117...(1)...Cymbiola vespertilio Linne, 1758....84.5 mm. F++. Spectacular specimen so orange-pink it looks more like a small C. aulica, but with distinct batty "v" patterns...Philippines...$18 (1 available)

....38036...(1)...Cymbiola vespertilio Linne, 1758....84 mm. F++. Prime example, Greenish gray with bold brown axial zig-zag pattern & big, sharp shoulder spines...Philippines...$9 (1 available)

....36202...(1)...Cymbiola vespertilio Linne, 1758....84 mm. F+ nicely. Unusual freak specimen with a raised spiral ridge around the widest part of the body whorl. Creamy white with pattern of small golden-tan triangles...Philippines....$25  (1 available)

....31614...(1)...Cymbiola vespertilio Linne, 1758....84 mm. F+.  With heavy shoulder spines and striking pattern in orange-tan...Philippines...$8  (1 available)

....36203...(1)...Cymbiola vespertilio Linne, 1758....83 mm. F++. FREAKAZOID!! Oddly "squashed" shell form, dark olive with lots of black pattern...Philippines...$35  (1 available)

....25485...(3)...Cymbiola vespertilio Linne, 1758....76 to 83 mm. F++. Good sized, boldly patterned...Philippines...$5  (3 available)

....32472...(1)...Cymbiola vespertilio Linne, 1758....81 mm. F+ high. Good sized orange/peachy example with well thickened adult lip...Philippines...$15 (1 available)

....23719...(1)...Cymbiola vespertilio Linne, 1758....80 mm. F++. Good sized, thick lipped, example with bright orange axial zig-zag markings...Philippines...$14 (1 available)

....18140...(2)...Cymbiola vespertilio Linne, 1758....78 & 80 mm. F+ High.  Unusual colour form, don't know if it's named, slatey gray with big brown zig-zags...Philippines...$15   (2 available)

....24196...(1)...Cymbiola vespertilio Linne, 1758....79 mm. F++.  Unusual tan-orange color form from Palawan...Philippines...$12 (1 available)

....25983...(1)...Cymbiola vespertilio Linne, 1758....78 mm. F++.  Full, thick, adult lip & bold zig-zag pattern...Indonesia...$7 (1 available)

....22985...(1)...Cymbiola vespertilio Linne, 1758....77 mm. F++.  Unusual colours, fleshy pink with orange triangle markings...Philippines...$17  (1 available)

....16730...(1)...Cymbiola vespertilio Linne, 1758....77 mm. F++.  Dark brown-marked high spired form...Philippines...$7  (1 available)

....25484...(1set)...Cymbiola vespertilio Linne, 1758....68 to 76 mm. F++.  Extreme trio, each showing a different form, colour & pattern...Philippines...$20   (1 set available)

....23242...(1)...Cymbiola vespertilio Linne, 1758....75 mm. F++.  Unusual specimen, with very dark pattern...Philippines...$12  (1 available)

....24599...(1)...Cymbiola vespertilio Linne, 1758....75 mm. F+.  Nicely tan-tented & large, sharp shoulder spines...Philippines...$5   (1 available)

....29337...(2)...Cymbiola vespertilio Linne, 1758....67, 74 mm. F++.  The orange form, pinkish with orange axial markings...Philippines...$8  (2 available)

....24506...(1)...Cymbiola vespertilio Linne, 1758....73 mm. F++.  Gold axial zig-zag pattern & sharp shoulder spines...Philippines...$6   (1 available)

....30986...(3)...Cymbiola vespertilio Linne, 1758....68 to 73 mm. F+ nicely.   Fairly typical examples with bold amber markings...Philippines...$5  (3 available)

....3466...(1)...Cymbiola vespertilio Linne, 1758....65 mm. F++. Pretty specimen, pastel pink with bold orange zig-zag markings...Philippines...$12

....36015...(3)...Cymbiola vespertilio Linne, 1758....63 to 71 mm. F+ high. Melanistic!!! Dark Momas (or papas - kind of hard to tell from the shell)...Indonesia...$35  (3 available)

....23158...(1)...Cymbiola vespertilio Linne, 1758....70 mm. F+.  Somewhat unusual pattern, with dark brown blotches & orange-brown zig-zag lines...Philippines...$5  (1 available)

....31336...(1)...Cymbiola vespertilio Linne, 1758....35 mm. F+.  Baby bat!!...Philippines...$3  (1 available)

....36611...(1)...Cymbiola vespertilio fm. mitis Lamarck, 1844....103 mm. F+ high. Big example of this form, with bold gold-brown tents & superb, thickened, intact lip & canal. Just a touch of dorsal erosion down-grades this otherwise lovely specimen...Philippines...$25 (1 available)

....23716...(1pr)...Cymbiola vespertilio Linne, 1758 / vespertilio fm. mitis Lamarck., 1844....89 & 92 mm. F+.  Wonderful comparison pair, one each of the nominate form & the mitis form...Philippines...$35 (1 pair available)

....18139...(2)...Cymbiola vespertilio fm. mitis Lamarck, 1811....78 & 83 mm. F+/F++.  Cylindrical form with reduced shoulder knobs...Philippines...$18 (2 available)

....28131...(1)...Cymbiola vespertilio fm. serpentina Lamarck, 1812....77 mm. F+ high.  Elongate, creamy background & orange axial zig-zags...Philippines...$50  (1 available)

SOLD....Cymbiola vespertilio Linne, 1758....65 to 73 mm. F++.  Philippines.        shell set sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment

SOLD....Cymbiola vespertilio Linne, 1758....63 to 73 mm. F+ to F++.  Philippines.      shell set sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....42239...(3)...Cymbiolacca frazierensis Bail & Limpus, 1998....59 to 66 mm. F++.  Pretty pastel orange banded pulchra form...Australia...$20 (3 available)


....42237...(1)...Cymbiolacca pulchra fm. houarti Poppe, 1985....74 mm. F+.  Large example, with ocellated spots and subsutural flames...Australia...$30 (1 available)

....42238...(2)...Cymbiolacca pulchra fm. houarti Poppe, 1985....59, 61 mm. F++.  Pretty form with tan bands and brown & white spots...Australlia...$25 (2 available)

....41714...(1)...Cymbiolacca pulchra fm. houarti Poppe, 1985....65 mm. F++.  Lovely specimen, pastel orange and dappled with brown flecks...Australia...$32 (1 available)

....41816...(1)...Cymbiolacca pulchra fm. peristicta McMichael, 1963....49 mm. F++.  Pretty and perfect with a pattern of pinkish clouds and brown pinpoints...Australia...$24 (1 available)

....28120...(6)...Cymbiolacca pulchra fm. peristicta McMichael, 1963....49 to 55 mm. F++.  Pretty, orange-pink clouded, brown speckled specimens...Australia...$25  (6 available)

....19360...(1)...Cymbiolacca pulchra fm. peristicta McMichael, 1963....44 mm. F+.  Fresh strong colour, good shoulder spines, slightly juvenile lip, juvenile price...Australia...SPECIAL!!...$10  (1 available)

....28128...(2)...Cymbiolacca pulchra fm. woolacottae McMichael, 1958....46 to 56 mm. F++.  Pale pastel pink patterned form. Colour phase lighter than typical, and QUITE attractive...Australia...$20  (2 available)

....19368...(1)...Cymbiolacca pulchra fm. woolacottae McMichael, 1958....45 to 52 mm. F++.  Lady Musgrave Island form - lighter background colour and other differences...Australia...SPECIAL!!...$15   (1 available)

....18323...(1)...Cymbiolacca pulchra fm. woolacottae McMichael, 1958....51 mm. F+.  Cream, with orange-tan markings & brown speckles. Lip filed...Australia...$12  (1 available)

SOLD....Cymbiolacca pulchra fm. houarti Poppe, 1985....59 mm. F++. Australia.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment

SOLD...Cymbiolacca pulchra fm. houarti Poppe, 1985....57 mm. F+.  Australia.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....41929...(1)...Cymbiolista hunteri Iredale, 1931....129 mm. F++.  Nice sized example of the typical pattern form, with fine tan axial markings and great lip...Australia...$30 (1 available)

SOLD....Cymbiolista hunteri Iredale, 1931....107 mm. F+ high.  Australia.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment

SOLD....Cymbiolista hunteri Iredale, 1931....103 mm. F+. Australia.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....42583...(1)...Cymbiolista jancae Bail & Limpus, 2010....101 mm. F+.  This is the recently published name for the deep water form of C. hunteri, with orange axial zig-zag lines...Australia...$25 (1 available)


....39575...(1)...Cymbium cucumis Roding, 1798....98 mm. F++. Beautiful junior specimen, with perfect lip & canal...Senegal...$14 (1 available)

SOLD...Cymbium cucumis Roding, 1798....163 mm. F+. Senegal.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment

SOLD....Cymbium cucumis Roding, 1798....132 mm. F+. Sierra Leone.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


NEW....42982...(1)...Cymbium fragile Fittkav & Stuermer, 1985....210 mm. F+.  Great, gigantic and graceful specimen with just a couple of lip nicks...Cameroon...$85 (1 available)

NEW...42985...(1)...Cymbium fragile Fittkav & Stuermer, 1985....143 mm. F++. Large, light coloured specimen. Lip is good, but with a small anterior chunk...Cameroon...$65 (1 available)

NEW....42983...(5)...Cymbium fragile Fittkav & Stuermer, 1985....135 to 142 mm. F++. These are top grade for the specie, large and intact. Lips are slightly rough but with no serious chips...Cameroon...$72 (5 available)

....42763...(1)...Cymbium fragile Fittkav & Stuermer, 1985....73 mm. F++.  Cute and interesting juvenile, with prominent protoconch and about half a revolution of growth...Cameroon...$30 (1 available)

....42472...(1)...Cymbium fragile Fittkav & Stuermer, 1985....142 mm. F.  Decent but dead collected example with protruding protoconch and a couple of tiny lip chips...Cameroon...$50 (1 available)

....42363...(1)...Cymbium fragile Fittkav & Stuermer, 1985....147 mm. F+.  Nice big specimen in excellent condition, but with a touch of sand under the nacre in the aperture...Cameroon...$70 (1 available)

....42361...(1)...Cymbium fragile Fittkav & Stuermer, 1985....113 mm. F+.  Nice example with mostly intact lip...Cameroon...$60 (1 available)

....42188...(1)...Cymbium fragile Fittkav & Stuermer, 1985....147 mm. F++.  Large, primo specimen, with graceful, intact lip...Cameroon...$70 (1 available) OVERSIZE

...41942...(1)...Cymbium fragile Fittkav & Stuermer, 1985....157 mm. F++.  Large, top quality specimen of this delicate and graceful specie...Cameroon...$75 (1 available)

...41945...(1)...Cymbium fragile Fittkav & Stuermer, 1985....71 mm. F++.  Interesting juvenile example with good lip and bulbose protoconch...Cameroon...$25 (1 available)

....41797...(2)...Cymbium fragile Fittkav & Steurmer, 1985....163 to 166 mm F+/F++.  About as big as they get, and in good condition considering how they live and are taken. Just slight roughness on the lips...Cameroon...$75 (2 available)

....41798...(3)...Cymbium fragile Fittkav & Steurmer, 1985....142 to 149 mm. F+/F++.  Good, large examples of this elongated and elegant West African endemic...Cameroon...$70 (3 available)

....41608...(1)...Cymbium fragile Fittkav & Stuermer, 1985....142 mm. F+.  Big specimen of this relatively recent specie, lightweight and elongated and with just a few tiny lip chips...Cameroon...$75 (1 available)   OVERSIZE

....41799...(4)...Cymbium fragile Fittkav & Steurmer, 1985....132 to 139 mm. F+/F++.  Still good sized specimens, with intact lips, just slightly rough...Cameroon...$65  (4 available)

....41800...(1)...Cymbium fragile Fittkav & Steurmer, 1985....92 mm. F++.  Junior example with decent lip...Cameroon...$35 (1 available)

....41801...(1)...Cymbium fragile Fittkav & Steurmer, 1985....123 mm .F+.  Great example with full if slightly rough lip...Cameroon...$60 (1 available)

SOLD....Cymbium fragile Fittkav & Stuermer, 1985....123 mm. F++.  Cameroon.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


NEW....42981...(1)...Cymbium glans Gmelin, 1791....214 mm. F++.  Good sized example with great lip. Actually unfiled and unbroken!...Cameroon...$35 (1 available)

....42765...(1)...Cymbium glans Gmelin, 1791....220 mm. F+ high.  Good sized example with full if very slightly rough lip. About as nice as they come...Cameroon...$40 (1 available)

....42766...(1)...Cymbium glans Gmelin, 1791....280 mm. F+ high.  Jumbo specimen, has an unusual yet natural lip outline, and just one shallow chip on the anterior end. Nicest one we've had...Cameroon...$55 (1 available)

....42597...(1)...Cymbium glans Gmelin, 1791....263 mm. F+.  Good, big example, fresh and clean...Cameroon...$40 (1 available)

....42598...(1)...Cymbium glans Gmelin, 1791....255 mm. F+.  Nice fresh specimen but damaged in transit and repaired with cyanoacrylate - hardly noticeable...Cameroon...$35 (1 available)

....42599...(1)...Cymbium glans Gmelin, 1791....190 mm. F++.  Superb if slightly smaller specimen, fresh, live taken and glossy, with just a few tiny lip nicks...Cameroon...$25 (1 available)

....42600...(1)...Cymbium glans Gmelin, 1791....164 mm. F+.  Nice example with clean, glossy interior , but with a slightly filed lower lip...Cameroon...$18 (1 available)

....42360...(1)...Cymbium glans Gmelin, 1791....220 mm. F+.  Good sized specimen in about as good condition as they come (just a few small anterior chips)...Cameroon...$50 (1 available)

....42187...(1)...Cymbium glans Gmelin, 1791....234 mm. F.  Nice example with the classic body glaze but a rather rough lip...Cameroon...$35 (1 available) OVERSIZE 

....41947...(1)...Cymbium glans Gmelin, 1791....233 mm. F+.  Nice big specimen with intact lip and canal...Cameroon...$38 (1 available)

....41985...(1)...Cymbium cf. glans Gmelin, 1791....150 mm. F++.  Good specimen, actually juvenile for this giant specie...Cameroon...$25 (1 available)  OVERSIZE

....41607...(1)...Cymbium glans Gmelin, 1791....248 mm. F.  Big specimen but a bit rough...Cameroon...$35 (1 available)   OVERSIZE

SOLD....Cymbium glans Gmelin, 1791....210 mm. F+.  Cameroon.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....42727...(1)...Cymbium olla Linne, 1758....108 mm. F++.  Large beautiful specimen with totally intact lip and canal. As nice as they come...Spain...$10 (1 available)


NEW...42984...(2)...Cymbium pachyus Pallary, 1930....92, 98 mm. F++.  Excellent, fresh and fully intact examples with smooth fine lips...Cameroon...$40 (2 available)

NEW....42996...(4)...Cymbium pachyus Pallary, 1930....73 to 79 mm. F++.  Fresh junior specimens with smooth, sharp lips. For those with space restrictions...Cameroon...$28 (4 available)

....42761...(1)...Cymbium pachyus Pallary, 1930....123 mm. F++.  Fine fresh specimen with excellent bowed lip...Cameroon...$43 (1 available)

....42762...(1)...Cymbium pachyus Pallary, 1930....101 mm. F++.  Great example with intact lip and full dorsal "skin"...Cameroon...$40 (1 available)

....42768...(1pr)....Cymbium pachyus Pallary, 1930....89 & 96 mm. F++.  Interesting pair, one with natural dorsal callus, the other with callus removed to show typical shell...Cameroon...$70 (1 pair available)

....42767...(3)...Cymbium pachyus Pallary, 1930....68 to 75 mm. F++.  Neat junior specimens with nice lips & canals...Cameroon...$25 (3 available)

....42471...(2)...Cymbium pachyus Pallary, 1930...120, 127 mm. F+.  Good big, fresh examples, fairly heavy for this delicate genus, with intact though slightly rough edges...Cameroon...$55 (2 available)

....41988...(1)...Cymbium pachyus Pallary, 1930....150 mm. F+.  Good, big, fresh example with just one tiny lip nick...Cameroon...$45 (1 available) OVERSIZE

....41943...(2)...Cymbium pachyus Pallary, 1930....142 to 143 mm. F++.  Large example of this fairly heavy Cymbium with good lip...$40 (2 available)

....41802...(2)...Cymbium pachyus Pallary, 1930....140, 143 mm. F++.  Not listed in Rice but given full specie status by Poppe & Goto, These are big and heavy, with great bowed lips...Cameroon...$42 (2 available)

....42189...(1)...Cymbium pachyus Pallary, 1930....130 mm. F++.  Perhaps our best one yet, fresh, good sized and with excellent bowed lip...Cameroon...$45 (1 available) OVERSIZE

....41944...(1)...Cymbium pachyus Pallary, 1930....127 mm. F+.  Nice specimen with excellent lip and canal...Cameroon...$35 (1 available)

....41803...(1)...Cymbium pachyus Pallary, 1930....124 mm. F+.  Good big example though with slightly rough lip...Cameroon...$38 (1 available)

....41611...(1)...Cymbium pachyus Pallary, 1930....117 mm. F++.  Top quality example with fully intact lip and canal...Cameroon...$55 (1 available)

....41804...(1)...Cymbium pachyus Pallary, 1930....116 mm. F+.  Nice, large specimen with dark brown interior and arched lip...Cameroon...$35 (1 available)

....41610...(1)...Cymbium pachyus Pallary, 1930....116 mm. F+.  Full sized specimen of this specie, fully callus covered and with good, if very slightly rough lip...Cameroon...$50 (1 available)

....41612...(1)...Cymbium pachyus Pallary, 1930....115 mm. F.  Good sized specimen in good condition except for a bit of mild anterior damage...Cameroon...$45 (1 available)

....41526...(1)...Cymbium pachyus Pallary, 1930....107 mm. F+.  Large for the specie, dark brown inside & out. Limited to the Bight of Biafra and said to be rare...Cameroon...$45 1 available)

....41613...(1)...Cymbium pachyus Pallary, 1930....105 mm. F+.  Fully adult, well callused specimen with great, unchipped lip...Cameroon...$42 (1 available)

....41805...(1)...Cymbium pachyus Pallary, 1930....102 mm. F+.  Nicely inflated, with hugely callused protoconch...Cameroon...$32 (1 available)

....41806...(1)...Cymbium cf. pachyus Pallary, 1930....98 mm. F+.  Unusual pale example, with cream rather than brown interior...Cameroon...$29 (1 available)

....41614...(1)...Cymbium pachyus Pallary, 1930....98 mm. F+.  Lovely mid-sized specimen with good lip and slightly iridescent surface callus...Cameroon...$40

....41527...(1)...Cymbium pachyus Pallary, 1930....92  mm. F+.  Excellent specimen, large and intact and nicely inflated...Cameroon...$38 (1 available)

....41615...(1)...Cymbium pachyus Pallary, 1930....91 mm. F+.  Nicely intact mid sized example without the typical callus...Cameroon...$38 (1 available)

....41946...(1)...Cymbium pachyus Pallary, 1930....90 mm. F+.  Nice smaller typical specimen with intact, curved lip...Cameroon...$28 (1 available)

....41528...(4)...Cymbium pachyus Pallary, 1930....77 to 85 mm. F+.  Great specimens of this rare Volute from a restricted locale...Cameroon...$30 (4 available)

....42362...(1)...Cymbium pachyus Pallary, 1930....80 mm. F++.  Great mid-sized specimen with perfect lip...Cameroon...$35 (1 available)

....41616...(1)...Cymbium pachyus Pallary, 1930....77 mm. F++.   Sweet slightly smaller specimen with perfect lip & canal...Cameroon...$32 (1 available)

....41529...(5)...Cymbium pachyus Pallary, 1930....68 to 74 mm. F+.  Sweet specimens of this smaller Cymbium specie (max size is only 120 mm.)...Cameroon...$25 (5 available)


SOLD...Cymbium pepo Lightfoot, 1786....170 mm. F+ w/perio. Senegal.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment

SOLD...Cymbium pepo Lightfoot, 1786....39 mm. F++. Senegal.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


SOLD....Enaeta cumingii Broderip, 1832....37 mm. F++ w/operc. West Mexico.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


SOLD....Enaeta cylleniformis Sowerby, 1844....18 & 13.5 mm. Gem.-.  Bahamas.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....26837...(1)...Enaeta leonardhilli Petuch, 1982....14 mm. F++.  Big examples of this rare endemic Volutidae...Brazil...$25  (1 available)

....16177...(1)...Enaeta leonardhilli Petuch, 1982....12 mm. F++. Elegantly tan with brown spiral bands..Brazil...$21  (1 available)

....19166...(1)...Enaeta leonardhilli Petuch, 1982....10.5 mm. F++.  Brown & tan mini-volute...Brazil...$15  (1 available)


....38775...(1)...Ericusa fulgetrum fm. lunisligata Verco, 1912....149 mm. F++. Jumbo specimen of this pattern form with just a few wavy axial lines...Australia...$195 (1 available) OVERSIZE


SOLD....Ericusa sericata Thornley, 1951....89 mm. F+. Australia.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....42235...(1)...Ericusa sowerbyi Kiener, 1839....210 mm. F+.  Fresh, LARGE, live-taken example with thick lip & bold pattern. Just one small chip at the anterior end...Australia...$45 (1 available)  OVERSIZE

....41617...(1)...Ericusa sowerbyi Kiener, 1839....165 mm. F++.  With intact, fully thickened adult lip and strong, dark brown pattern...Australia...$40 (1 available)   OVERSIZE

SOLD....Ericusa sowerbyi Kiener, 1839....210 mm. F++.  Australia.        shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment

SOLD...Ericusa sowerbyi Kiener, 1839....205 mm. F+ high. Australia.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment

NEW....42995...(1)...Festilyria festiva Lamarck, 1811....225 mm. F+ high.  Large and lovely, fresh, dark and fat, with full protoconch and lip but a few sponge holes on the dorsal knobs...Somalia...$245 (1 available)

NEW....42994...(1)...Festilyria festiva Lamarck, 1811....215 mm. F++.  Beautiful big fresh taken example, with full protoconch, lip and canal...Somalia...$250 (1 available)

....42743...(1)...Festilyria festiva Lamarck, 1811....235 mm. F+.  As big as any we have had, and with good pattern and intact protoconch, but with a lip that is slightly abbreviated, though the wound has glossed over...Somalia...$275 (1 available)

....42744...(1)...Festilyria festiva Lamarck, 1811....230 mm. F+ high.  Great, big specimen with full protoconch and complete lip, bar a 1 cm. chunk from the lower lip...Somalia...$255 (1 available)

....42745...(1)...Festilyria festiva Lamarck, 1811....215 mm. F++.  Nice big example with intact protoconch and a good if ever so slightly rough lip...Somalia...$240  (1 available)

....42746...(1)...Festilyria festiva Lamarck, 1811....200 mm. F++.  Nice, large well inflated example, with lots of pattern and a nearly perfect lip...Somalia...$215 (1 available)

....42747...(1)...Festilyria festiva Lamarck, 1811....200 mm. F+.   Good sized fresh  specimen with good pattern and protoconch, but a couple of small lip nicks...Somalia...$200 (1 available)

....42748..(1)...Festilyria festiva Lamarck, 1811....193 mm. F++.  Nice specimen with full protoconch, good thick lip, but a touch of roughness on the extreme anterior...Somalia...$165 (1 available)

....42749...(1)...Festilyria festiva Lamarck, 1811....192 mm. F++.   Great example with one healed lateral scar, but perhaps the best lip and canal of any we have had...Somalia...$175 (1 available)

....42750...(1)...Festilyria festiva Lamarck, 1811....188 mm. F+.  Nice example with intact pink protoconch and good lip other than a couple of small anterior chips...Somalia...$170 (1 available)

....42751...(1)...Festilyria festiva Lamarck, 1811....183 mm. F++.  Nicely patterned mid sized specimen with excellent lip...Somalia...$170 (1 available)

....42752...(1)...Festilyria festiva Lamarck, 1811....180 mm. F+high.  Great specimen with full protoconch and lip with just a slight anterior rough spot...Somalia...$165 (1 available)

....42753...(1)...Festilyria festiva Lamarck, 1811....165 mm. F+.  Nice mid-sized example with complete pink apex but a couple of anterior lip chips...Somalia...$150 (1 available)

....41930...(1)...Festilyria festiva Lamarck, 1811....220 mm. F+.  Jumbo specimen, clean and with good lip and pink apex, but missing a barely noticeable piece of the protoconch...Somalia...$275 (1 available)

....41931...(1)...Festilyria festiva Lamarck, 1811....188 mm. F+.  Nice example with full protoconch and flared, unchipped lip...Somalia...$175 (1 available)

....41932...(1)...Festilyria festiva Lamarck, 1811....173 mm. F+.  Lovely live taken example with excellent lip and intact protoconch...Somalia...$160 (1 available)

....41933...(1)...Festilyria festiva Lamarck, 1811....160 mm. F+.  Semi-dwarf, but fully adult, with thickened, flared, intact lip. Good for collector with restricted space...Somalia...$150 (1 available)

....41396...(1)...Festilyria festiva Lamarck 1811....228 mm. F+.  Huge specimen with perfect protoconch, lip & canal. Would grade higher but for some sponge damage to one dorsal knob...Somalia...$265

....41397...(1)...Festilyria festiva Lamarck 1811....210 mm. F++.  Large lovely example with intact lip & protoconch....Somalia...$245

....41399...(1)...Festilyria festiva Lamarck 1811....187 mm. F+.   Nice clean example but with lower lip neatly repaired by cyanoacrylate due to damage in transit. Good  bargain ...Somalia...$140


....42184...(1)...Festilyria festiva Lamarck, 1811....211 mm. F++.  Truly top quality specimen with complete protoconch, undamaged canal & intact, slightly rolled lip...Somalia...$235 (1 available)  OVERSIZE 

....42185...(1)...Festilyria festiva Lamarck, 1811....191 mm. F+ high. Good example with lots of orange-pink in the spire and a fully intact lip...Somalia...$190 (1 available)  OVERSIZE 

....42186...(1)...Festilyria festiva Lamarck, 1811....181 mm. F++.  Somewhat smaller but totally intact specimen with great apex, lip, canal and dorsum without growth scars...Somalia...$175 (1 available)  OVERSIZE 

....41400...(1)...Festilyria festiva Lamarck 1811....177 mm. F+.   Good clean specimen with nice dorsal markings. Protoconch & lip intact, but tip of canal is gone...Somalia...$215

....41401...(1)...Festilyria festiva Lamarck 1811....181 mm. F+.   Lower lip with cyanoacrylate repair of damage in transit. Hardly noticeable and you get a bargain on this rare specie...Somalia...$130 (1 available)

....39699...(1)...Festilyria festiva Lamarck, 1811....222 mm. F+ high. Big specimen in great condition with intact lip & protoconch, though likely fresh dead as the interior is slightly dull...Somalia...$245 (1 available) OVERSIZE

....39700...(1)...Festilyria festiva Lamarck, 1811....218 mm. F+. Large bargain specimen with a few small lip chips and missing the protoconch, but a good discount on a big, rare shell...Somalia...$165 (1 available) OVERSIZE

....39440...(1)...Festilyria festiva Lamarck, 1811....235 mm. F++. Spectacular jumbo specimen, fresh & live taken, with perfect lip & protoconch. Just one naturally healed wound on the ventral side, but larger than any listed in Rice...Somalia...$325 (1 available)

....39520...(1)...Festilyria festiva Lamarck, 1811....235 mm. F++. Magnificent monster specimen with intact protoconch, undamaged lip and complete siphonal canal. Perhaps the best we have had...Somalia...$300 (1 available)

....39519...(1)...Festilyria festiva Lamarck, 1811....225 mm. F+. Big example with excellent siphonal canal, shiny fresh aperture & good lip (a few rough spots) but missing the protoconch...Somalia...$220 (1 available)

....39441...(1)...Festilyria festiva Lamarck, 1811....223 mm. F+ high. Fresh & shiny, full intact lip & canal, and lovely red pattern. Protoconch has been repaired...Somalia...$275 (1 available)

....39521...(1)...Festilyria festiva Lamarck, 1811....202 mm. F+. Lovely fresh example with great canal & lip, but missing the tip of the coral pink spire...Somalia...$180 (1 available)

....39443...(2)...Festilyria festiva Lamarck, 1811....194, 196 mm. F+. Nice specimens, though damaged in transit, with the end of the siphonal canals almost invisibly repaired with cyanoacrylate. Bargain Price!...Somalia...$140 (2 available)

....38388...(1)...Festilyria festiva Lamarck, 1811....189 mm. F+ high. Great specimen has darker than typical parietal markings & just one anterior lip chip...Somalia...$185 (1 available) OVERSIZE

....39444...(1)...Festilyria festiva Lamarck, 1811....186 mm. F++. Gorgeous virtually flawless specimen with great lip, no repaired breaks and lots of coral pink in the pattern...Somalia...$195 (1 available)

....38389...(1)...Festilyria festiva Lamarck, 1811....178 mm. F+ high. Fantastic festiva with coral pink spire & nearly perfect lip...Somalia...$170 (1 available) OVERSIZE

....39522...(1)...Festilyria festiva Lamarck, 1811....175 mm. F. Bargain example with great colour, good protoconch & posterior lip, but with damage to anterior lip & siphonal canal. Did I mention the nice colour & pattern?...Somalia...$140 (1 available)

....38390...(1)...Festilyria festiva Lamarck, 1811....165 mm. F+ high. Unusual example has more coral pink in the pattern than typical...Somalia...$160 (1 available)

SOLD....Festilyria festiva Lamarck, 1811....229 mm. F+ high. Somalia.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment

SOLD....Festilyria festiva Lamarck, 1811....223 mm. F+ high. Somalia.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


SOLD....Fulgoraria allaryi Bail, 2005....200 mm. F++.  South China Sea.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....41051...(1)...Fulgoraria chinoi Bail, 2000....139 mm. F+.  Big, beautiful and graceful shell, recently described, with decent lip but a small ventral growth mark...China...$425 (1 available) OVERSIZE


....38778...(1)...Fulgoraria concinna Broderip, 1836....137 mm. F+. Good example with flared, thickened lip & full protoconch...Japan...$35 (1 available)

....38777...(2)...Fulgoraria concinna Broderip, 1836....113, 115 mm. F+. Nice example with pattern of fine axial lines...Japan...$22 (2 available)

SOLD....Fulgoraria concinna Broderip, 1836 Fulgoraria Shells....153 mm. F+. Japan.      shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....39683...(1)...Fulgoraria (Saotomea) delicata Fulton, 1940....48 mm. F++ w/operc. Great live taken example of this East China Sea endemic...China...$65 (1 available)


....41807...(1)...Fulgoraria cf. elongata Shakima, 1962....196 mm. F+.  Supplied as kaneko, but this one is longer and without the pale mid-band...China...$245 (1 available)


....39684...(1)...Fulgoraria ericanum Doute, 1997....185 mm. F+. BIG specimen of this recently published specie, with full protoconch and good lip with just a few shallow nicks on the anterior end...China...$165 (1 available) OVERSIZE

SOLD....Fulgoraria ericarum Doute, 1997....215 mm. F+ high.  South China Sea.      shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....41392...(1)...Fulgoraria kaneko Hirase, 1922....181 mm. F+.  Large specimen in great condition, with brown banded pattern, though with minor anterior lip roughness...South China Sea...$90 (1 available)

....41394...(1)...Fulgoraria kaneko Hirase, 1922....172 mm. F++.   Glorious example with great lip with just a slight chip near the canal...South China Sea...$125 (1 available)

SOLD....Fulgoraria kaneko Hirase, 1922....174 mm. F+high.  South China Sea.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment

SOLD....Fulgoraria kaneko Hirase, 1920....158 mm. F. South China Sea.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


SOLD...Fulgoraria prevostiana fm. magna Kuroda & Habe, 1950....95 mm. F+.  Japan.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....42240...(1)...Fulgoraria rupestris Gmelin, 1791....97 mm. F+.  Nice slightly junior specimen, with intact, finely dentate lip...South China Sea...$20 (1 available)

....38779...(1)...Fulgoraria rupestris Gmelin, 1791....115 mm. F+. Big specimens of this elegant shell with bold brown axial lines...South China Sea...$24 (1 available)

....38780...(2)...Fulgoraria rupestris Gmelin, 1791....106, 109 mm. F+. Good, dark patterned examples with excellent, thickened, finely serrated lips...South China Sea...$20 (2 available)

....38781...(2)...Fulgoraria rupestris Gmelin, 1791....95, 103mm. F+. Nice examples for those with space limitations...South China Sea...$17 (2 available)>


....23255...(3)...Harpularia arausiaca Lightfoot, 1786....67 to 69 mm F high.. For those who wish to have this species, but are just a bit short of the normal price  (or for study material, for comparison)...Sri Lanka....$15  (3 available)

SOLD...Harpulina arausiaca Lightfoot, 1786....67 to 81 mm. F+ high.  Beautifully patterned in rich orange-red, these are the "brick pattern" or Poppe & Goto's A form, with lips & protoconchs intact...India.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment

SOLD....Harpularia arausiaca (ventrum) Lightfoot, 1786 (dorsum)....69 & 74 mm F high.Sri Lanka.      shell pair sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment

SOLD...Harpularia arausiaca Lightfoot, 1786....67 to 69 mm F high.. Sri Lanka.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment

SOLD....Harpulina arausiaca fm. vexillum Gmelin, 1791....65 mm. F++.  Sri Lanka.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....25701...(8)...Harpulina lapponica Linne, 1767....66 to 71 mm. F++ w/operc. Superb typical specimens complete with small opercs...India...$6  (8 available)

....1893...(1set)...Harpulina lapponica Linne, 1767....65 - 70 mm. F++.  Dark, fresh set of 3 variations...SUPERSPECIAL...India...$9   (1 set available)   OVERSIZE

....38038...(1)...Harpulina lapponica Linne, 1767....65 mm. F+. This one has a large, white bulbose freak protoconch...India...$7 (1 available)

SOLD....Harpulina lapponica Linne, 1758....87 mm. F. CIndia.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment

SOLD....Harpulina lapponica Linne, 1767....73 mm. F++.  Sri Lanka.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....20545...(2)...Harpulina loroisi Valenciennes, 1863....111 to 112 mm. F+.  Big specimens! Good protoconch & canals, lips only slightly rough...India...$30  (2 available)

....4614...(1)...Harpulina lorosii Valenciennes, 1863....105 mm. F. but shows an interesting natural lip repair...India...$5  (1 available)

....20550...(1)...Harpulina loroisi Valenciennes, 1863....104 mm. F+.  Nice & chunky, with distinct axial lines...India...$28  (1 available)

....20554...(1)...Harpulina loroisi Valenciennes, 1863....98 mm. F+.  Interesting pattern with an odd, partly banded, confused axial pattern...India...$25 (1 available)

....27751...(4)...Harpulina loroisii Valenciennes, 1863....90 to 98 mm. F+ solid.  Nice normals - good specimens..India...$18  (4 available)

....20557...(1pr)...Harpulina loroisi Valenciennes, 1863....97 mm. F+. Wide & narrow pair, looks like Jack Spratt & his wife...India...$40 (1 available)

....27599...(1)...Harpulina loroisii Valenciennes, 1863....93 mm. F+. Good example with axial lined pattern, decent lip & full protoconch...India...$29 (1 available)

....29821...(1)...Harpulina loroisii Valenciennes, 1863....93 mm. F+ high.  Excellent examples with lip & protoconch intact & wavy axial lines...$30 (1 available)

SOLD....Harpulina loroisii Valenciennes, 1863....90 to 98 mm. F+ solid.  India.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....41984...(1)...Livonia mamilla Sowerby, 1844....197 mm. F+.  Decent starter specimen of this scarce Volute, good sized but with some lip chips...Australia...$25  (1 available)  OVERSIZE


....42236...(1)...Livonia roadnightae McCoy, 1881....182 mm. F++.  Glorious huge specimen with great lip and a few bold zig-zag patterns like a seismograph during an earthquake. This would be Gem but for 2 tiny healed breaks...Australia...$95 (1 available)   OVERSIZE

....41812...(1)...Livonia roadnightae McCoy, 1881....176 mm. F++.  Large, fat specimen with perfect flared lip and hugely bulbose protoconch...Australia...$110 (1 available)

....41813...(1)...Livonia roadnightae McCoy, 1881....167 mm. F++.  You’ll need a light if you’re on the road at night eh?...Australia...$100 (1 available)

....41814...(1)...Livonia roadnightae McCoy, 1881....149 mm. F++.  Nice sized, fresh, adult example with fully intact lip ...Australia...$95 (1 available)

SOLD....Livonia roadnightae McCoy, 1881....170 mm. F++.  Australia.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment

SOLD....Livonia roadnightae McCoy, 1881....141 mm. F+.  Australia.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....39240...(1)...Lyria (Enaeta) barnesii Gray, 1825....31 mm. F++. Good size for this smaller specie...Panama...$12 (1 available)

....39241...(1)...Lyria (Enaeta) barnesii Gray, 1825....25 mm. F++. Good average examples of this mini-volute...Panama...$10 (1 available)


....38539...(1)...Lyria cloveriana Weaver, 1963....76 mm. F++. Classic specimen, from protoconch to canal, of this once great rarity...Sri Lanka...$60 (1 available)

....38541...(1)...Lyria cloveriana Weaver, 1963....65 mm. F+. Good example of this classic specie at a bargain price...Sri Lanka...$40 (1 available)

....27121...(1)...Lyria cloveriana Weaver, 1963....83 mm. F+ nicely.  Superior dorsal display, with a small self-mend on the ventral side...Sri Lanka...$70  (1 available)

SOLD....Lyria cloveriana Weaver, 1963....86 mm. F++. Sri Lanka.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment

SOLD....Lyria cloveriana Weaver, 1963....80 mm. F++. Sri Lanka.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment

SOLD....Lyria cloveriana Weaver, 1963....72 mm. F+ nicely.  Sri Lanka.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment

SOLD....Lyria cloveriana Weaver, 1963....67 mm. F++. Sri Lanka.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....39249...(6)...Lyria (Enaeta) cumingii Broderip, 1832....33 to 35 mm. F++. Big for the specie, with great lip & apex...West Mexico...$8 (6 available)

....39171...(+)...Lyria cumingii Broderip, 1832....30 to 35 mm. F+. Gently beached examples of this perhaps least expensive of all Volutidae, but selected from dozens, and in good shape...West Mexico...$3 (lots available)

SOLD....Lyria (Enaeta) cumingii Broderip, 1832....27, 28 mm. F++. Panama.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....39446...(1)...Lyria habei Okutani, 1979....49 mm. F++. Great specimen with fully adult slightly thickened lip & pattern of fine brown spiral lines...Philippines...$85 (1 available)


....41279...(1)...Lyria kurodai Kawamura, 1964....92 mm. F++.  Great specimen, large and with fully intact distinctive black beaded lip...Vietnam...$36 (1 available)

....28965...(3)...Lyria kurodai Kawamura, 1964....85 to 90 mm. F+ high.  Good sized specimens, with intact, well developed & uniquely beaded lips...Thailand...$30  (3 available)

....28969...(5)...Lyria kurodai Kawamura, 1964....85 to 89 mm. F+ nicely.  Fair sized specimens with fairly decent lips at very fair prices...Thailand...$20  (5 available)

....28966...(1)...Lyria kurodai Kawamura, 1964....75 mm. F+ high.  With beaded lip fully developed. Good but inexpensive specimen...Thailand...$22  (1 available)

....28970...(4)...Lyria kurodai Kawamura, 1964....78 to 79 mm. F+.  Still nice starter specimens at rock bottom price...Thailand...$12  (4 available)


....34908...(1)...Lyria lyraeformis Swainson, 1821....110 mm. F high.  Rich, dark brown mottled colour phase. Bargain specimen due to slightly rough lip & decollate apex...Kenya...$45  (1 available)

....39908...(1)...Lyria lyraeformis Swainson, 1821....105 mm. F++.  Lovely example of the mostly brown patterned colour form, intact from pointy protoconch to smooth lip & canal...Kenya...$225 (1 available)

....39909...(1)...Lyria lyraeformis Swainson, 1821....87 mm. F++.  Excellent example with tight packed ribs, complete protoconch and intact lip...Kenya...$200 (1 available)

....41134...(1)...Lyria lyraeformis Swainson, 1821....79 mm. F.  Dead taken, with broken lip, but still a decent dorsal display on this A one sided bargain. Breaks the $40 barrier on this former great rarity!...Somalia...$39 (1 available)

....33892...(1)...Lyria lyraeformis Swainson, 1821....97.5 mm. Missing its protoconch - otherwise F+ solid. Mature specimen of the beautiful orange persuasion...Kenya....$50 (1 available)

....34932...(1)...Lyria lyraeformis Swainson, 1821....92 mm. F+. Good sized, unscarred example of the dark brown pattern form, though with a somewhat thin lip...Kenya...$115 (1 available)

SOLD....Lyria (ventrum) lyraeformis (dorsum)Swainson, 1821....104 mm. F high. Kenya.      shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment

SOLD....Lyria (ventrum)lyraeformis Swainson, 1821 (dorsum)....99 mm. F+ nicely.  Kenya.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment

SOLD....Lyria (ventrum)lyraeformis Swainson, 1821 (dorsum)....99 mm. F+ nicely.  Kenya.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment

SOLD....Lyria lyraeformis Swainson, 1821....87 mm. F++.  Kenya.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....38785...(1pr)...Lyria mitraeformis Lamarck, 1811....48 & 49 mm. F++. Lovely light & dark extreme pattern pair...Australia...$15 (1 pair available)

....38786...(1)...Lyria mitraeformis Lamarck, 1811....46 mm. F++. Good sized example of the light pattern (deep water?) form...Australia...$8 (1 available)

....24622...(1)...Lyria mitraeformis Lamarck, 1811....51 mm. F++ w/operc.  Big for species, mottled in chocolate brown...Australia...$12  (1 available)

....5642...(1)...Lyria mitraeformis Lamark, 1811....42 mm. F++.  Nice example with intact, varixed lip...Australia...$5  (1 available)

....19350...(6)...Lyria mitraeformis Lamarck, 1811....39 to 44 mm. F++ w/operc.  Brown spotted axial ribs...Australia...SPECIAL!...$6   (6 available)


....42134...(1)...Lyria planicostata fm. boholensis Kosuge, 1980....58 mm. F++.  Pattern of dashes due to spiral lines only on the axial ribs...Philippines...$17 (1 available)

....39123...(1)...Lyria planicostata fm. boholensis Kosuge, 1980....57 mm. F++. Great specimen with excellent lip & no major growth marks...Philippines...$12 (1 available)

....38517...(1)...Lyria planicostata fm. boholensis Lan, 1975....48 mm. F++. Has brown spiral markings on only the tops of the axial ribs...Philippines...$15 (1 available)

....36646...(1)...Lyria planicostata fm. boholensis Lan, 1975....72 mm. F+ high. Good sized specimen of the northern race of the species, with brown spiral lines as dashes only on the axial ridges...Philippines...$20 (1 available)

SOLD...Lyria planicostata fm.  boholensis Kosuge, 1980....58 mm. F++. Philippines.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment

SOLD....Lyria planicostata fm. boholensis Lan 1975....57, 58 mm. F++/Gem.  Philippines.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment

SOLD...Lyria planicostata fm. boholensis Lan, 1975....57 mm. F+ high. Philippines.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....31056...(2)...Lyria vicdani Kosuge, 1981....37, 41 mm. F+ high.  Great examples of this small Lyria species, with fine brown spiral lines over thin axial ribs...Philippines...$35 (2 available)

....32814...(5)...Lyria vicdani Kosuge, 1981....32 to 40 mm. F++.  Good examples with fully developed & varixed lip, axial ridges & fine spiral lines...Philippines...SPECIAL!!...$25  (5 available)

....34707...(1)...Lyria vicdani Kosuge, 1981....33 mm. F+.  Neat miniature Volute species, high spired, axially ribbed & lightly spiral lined...Philippines...$32  (1 available)

....30450...(1pr)...Lyria vicdani Kosuge, 1981....30 mm. F+/F++.  One with slightly sub-adult lip could be mistaken for Buccinidae or Mitridae. The other has its first typically varixed adult lip form...Philippines...$25  (1 pair available)

SOLD....Lyria vicdani Kosuge, 1981....52 mm. F++. Philippines. shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


Melo Shells for Sale

....39516...(1)...Melo amphora Lightfoot, 1786....167 mm. F+. Nice juvenile example, with good shoulder spines & nice, typical pattern...Philippines...$20 (1 available) OVERSIZE


....39731...(1)...Melo broderipi Griffith & Pidgeon, 1834....142 mm. F++. Although not huge, this one has all shoulder spines present, and lip and canal fully intact & orange rimmed, though with a mild dorsal scar...Philippines...$18 (1 available)

....39147...(1)...Melo broderipii Griffith & Pidgeon, 1834....275 mm. F+. Totally HUGE example, though with some lost shoulder spines and a slightly “improved” lip...Philippines...$95 (1 available) OVERSIZE

....39002...(1)...Melo broderipii Griffith & Pidgeon, 1834....215 mm. F++. Big, top quality specimen with totally unfiled, dark rimmed lip...Philippines...$29 (1 available) OVERSIZE 

....39003...(1)...Melo broderipii Griffith & Pidgeon, 1834....210 mm. F+high. Big old bruiser of a specimen, with most of the shoulder spines gone & a major healed break, but the lip is totally intact, unfiled & slightly flared...Philippines...$25 (1 available) OVERSIZE 

....39007...(1)...Melo broderipii Griffith & Pidgeon, 1834....186 mm. F+. Albinistic freak specimen, with low shoulders & ivory white rather than orange-tan, & lacking the usual bright orange apertural rim too...Philippines...$175   (1 available) OVERSIZE 

....39004...(1)...Melo broderipii Griffith & Pidgeon, 1834....185 mm. F++. Lovely example, large & unfiled, with coronations intact & twin tan bands...Philippines...$22  (1 available) OVERSIZE

....39005...(1)...Melo broderipii Griffith & Pidgeon, 1834....161 mm. F++. Nice mid-sized specimen with flared, orange rimmed, unfiled lips...Philippines...$20  (1 available) OVERSIZE

....39006...(1pr)...Melo broderipii Griffith & Pidgeon, 1834....148 & 150 mm. F++. This neat pair shows extremes of body shape & brown banding...Philippines...$30   (1 pair available) OVERSIZE 

....39008...(1)...Melo broderipii Griffith & Pidgeon, 1834....136 mm. F++. Unusual specimen, possibly dwarf, as it has a fully developed parietal callus & thickened, flared lip...Philippines...$15   (1 available) OVERSIZE 

....34903...(1)...Melo broderipi Griffith & Pidgeon, 1834....255 mm. F+.  Large, lovely, well inflated specimen with superb lip (one tiny anterior nick) but a few abreviated shoulder spines...Indonesia?...$45  (1 available) OVERSIZE

....16267...(1)...Melo broderipi Griffith & Pidgeon, 1834....155 mm. F+.  Fairly typical shape but with no shoulder spines...Philippines...$20  (1 available) OVERSIZE

....16266...(1)...Melo broderipi Griffith & Pidgeon, 1834....151 mm. F+.  High apex, almost complete lack of spines, and axial brown zig-zags give this one the look of a round shouldered Cymbiola nobilis...Philippines...$23  (1 available) OVERSIZE

....16261...(1)...Melo broderipi Griffith & Pidgeon, 1834....119 mm. F+.  Has interesting wide ridge on lower body whorl that looks a bit like a second fasciole. A bit small & with a re-shaped lip...Philippines...$20  (1 available) OVERSIZE

SOLD....Melo broderipi Griffith & Pidgeon, 1834....204 mm. F+.  Philippines.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....39011...(1)...Melo melo Lightfoot, 1786....178 mm. F. Decent commercial specimen, lip filed & varnished...$10 (1 available) OVERSIZE 

....39010...(1)...Melo melo Lightfoot, 1786....170 mm. F. Unusual specimen with low shoulders and twin spiral bands of brown blotches. Lip typically filed...Philippines...$13 (1 available) OVERSIZE

SOLD....Melo melo Lightfoot, 1786....183 mm. F. Philippines.      shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....37513...(1)...Nannamoria inopinata Darragh, 1979....43.5 mm. F+. Good specimen of this rarity with intact, fully thickened lip but a couple of healed dorsal breaks...Australia...$110 (1 available)


....41808...(2)...Notovoluta verconis Tate, 1892....36 mm. F++.  Nice, complete, larger specimens of this smaller cool water specie...Australia...$49 (2 available)

....41809...(1)...Notovoluta verconis Tate, 1892....32 mm. F++.  Great example with a band of scattered brown markings...Australia...$45 (1 available)

....39146...(1)...Notovoluta verconis Tate, 1892....34 mm. Gem. Superb specimen of this rare little Volute...Australia...$60 (1 available)


....37313...(1pr)...Odontocymbiola americana Reeve, 1856....47 & 55 mm. F++. Extreme pattern pair, the bigger one with yellow tan background colour & almost no pattern, the other with the typical fine brown lines & triangles...Brazil...$25 (1 pair available)

SOLD....Odontocymbiola americana Reeve, 1856....48 mm. F++. Brazil.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


SOLD....Odontocymbiola cleryana Petit, 1856....43 mm. F+ high. Brazil.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment

SOLD....Odontocymbiola cleryana Petit, 1856....35 mm. F++. Brazil.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....28593...(1)...Odontocymbiola saotomensis Calvo & Coltro, 1997....63 mm. F+ nicely - only missing the protoconch.  Pastel orange-tan Volute, recently described & from restricted locality...Brazil...$95  (1 available)

....37316...(1)...Odontocymbiola saotomensis Calvo & Coltro, 1997....61.5 mm. F+ high. Good, big specimen of this fairly recently published species, with fine brown "tents" & axial lines...Brazil...$120 (1 available)

....28551...(1)...Odontocymbiola saotomensis Calvo & Coltro, 1997....60 mm. F++.  Beautiful, pastel orange specimen with just a hint of zig-zag pattern. Really, this one is a keeper!!...Brazil...$110  (1 available)


....41810...(1)...Paramoria guntheri E. A. Smith, 1886....51 mm. F++.  Great specimen of this rare specie with amazing wavy lined pattern...Australia...$140 (1 available)


....42647...(1)...Scaphella dubia fm. kieneri Clench, 1946....105 mm. F+.  Nice mid sized example of this scarce American Volute, with a mild dorsal growth line, but a perfectly intact lip!...Gulf of Mexico...$125 (1 available)


SOLD....Scaphella junonia Lamarck, 1804 Scaphella Shells....117 mm. F+. Florida.        shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment

SOLD....Scaphella junonia Lamarck, 1804....116 mm. F+ high. Florida.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment

SOLD....Scaphella junonia Lamarck, 1804....69 mm. F+. Florida.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


SOLD....Saotomea pratasensis T. C. Lan, 1997....35 mm. F+.  Taiwan.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


SOLD....Saotomea minima Bondarev, 1994....30 mm. F+.  Taiwan.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


NEW....43121...(1)...Teremachia johnsoni Bartsch, 1942....162 mm. F++.  Larger than average example, pastel lavender-gray and with fine lip...Philippines...$115 (1 available)

....41623...(1)...Teremachia johnsoni Bartsch, 1942....150 mm. F++.  Good, big specimen of the nominate form, with charcteristic olive green colour...Philippines...$95 (1 available)

....38380...(2)...Teremachia johnsoni Bartsch, 1942....146, 143 mm. F+ high. With just one or two minor growth marks on the upper whorls, these big, beautiful pastel violet-gray specimens have complete apex & fully intact, sinuous lips...Philippines...$110 (2 available)

....39117...(2)...Teremachia johnsoni Bartsch, 1942....138, 142 mm. F++. Glorious, graceful and elegant lavender-gray, with intact apex & great lips...Philippines...$85 (2 available) OVERSIZE

....38381...(3)...Teremachia johnsoni Bartsch, 1942....133 to 137 mm. F+ high. Gorgeous examples in rich purple-gray, with fully intact and slightly flared, curved lips...Philippines...$95 (3 available)

....25087...(3)...Teramachia johnsoni Bartsch, 1942....129 to 140 mm. F+ high, nice!!. Big, fantastic specimens, purple-gray with excellent lips....Philippines...$65 (3 available)

....22149...(2)...Teremachia johnsoni Bartsch, 1942....129, 138 mm. F. Bargain starter specimens of this deep water species, due to ventral growth marks...Philippines...$49 (2 available)

....41624...(1)...Teremachia johnsoni fm. williamsorum Rehder, 1972....128 mm. F+ w/o.  The China Sea form, pastel purple gray. A break on the body whorl, but with great lip and canal...Taiwan...$115 (1 available)

SOLD...Teremachia johnsoni Bartsch, 1942....126 mm. F+.  Philippines.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


SOLD....Voluta ebraea Linne, 1758....152 mm. F++ w/operc. Brazil.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


SOLD....Voluta musica Linne, 1758....67 mm. F++ w/operc. ex col.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment

SOLD....Voluta musica fm. guinaica Lamarck, 1811....63 to 72 mm. F++.  Venezuala.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....41712...(1)...Volutoconus bednalli Brazier, 1878....75 mm. F.  Inexpensive starter specimen of this famous rarity, smaller, and with some sponge hole damage, but with lovely classic bednalli pattern ...Indonesia...$60 (1 available)

....41620...(1)...Volutoconus bednalli Brazier, 1878....100 mm. F+.  Nice bargain specimen with intact, thickened lip and a great ventral display, but a few dorsal sponge pin-holes...Indonesia...$145 (1 available)

....30888...(1)...Volutoconus bednalli Brazier, 1878....129 mm. F+ high.  Large, delightful example...Indonesia...$220  (1 available) OVERSIZE

....30889...(1)...Volutoconus bednalli Brazier, 1878....124 mm. F+ high - quite nice.  Delightful specimen with typical pattern and thick & rounded adult lip...Indonesia...$200  (1 available) OVERSIZE

....30514...(1)...Volutoconus bednalli Brazier, 1878....98 mm. F. Good dorsal display on this bargain specimen with broken/filed lip. Breaks the $100 barrier on this famous rarity...Indonesia...$95 (1 available)

....27094...(1)...Volutoconus bednalli Brazier, 1878....96 mm. F++. Beautiful classic pattern and full, thickened lip, so it's not juvenile!...Indonesia...$195 (1 available)

....41713...(1)...Volutoconus bednalli Brazier, 1878....79 mm. F.  Decent sub-adult starter specimen, with thin, rough lip but a great dorsal display of the classic pattern...Indonesia...$65 (1 available)

SOLD....Volutoconus bednalli Brazier, 1878....118 mm. F. Indonesia.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment

SOLD....Volutoconus bednalli Brazier, 1878....115 mm. F. Indonesia.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment

SOLD....Volutoconus bednalli Brazier, 1878....114 mm. F+.  Indonesia.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment

SOLD....Volutoconus bednalli Brazier, 1878....111 mm. F++. Australia.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment

SOLD....Volutoconus bednalli Brazier, 1878....110 mm. F. Indonesia.        shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment

SOLD....Volutoconus bednalli Brazier, 1878....109 mm. F++. Indonesia.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment

SOLD....Volutoconus bednalli Brazier, 1878....105 mm. F. Indonesia.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment

SOLD....Volutoconus bednalli Brazier, 1878....103 mm. F+.  Indonesia.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


....18869...(1)...Volutoconus grossi Iredale, 1927....72 mm. F+ high. Just a small lip problem. Dorsum superb!! BIG!! Splendid pattern, a stand-out specimen...Australia...$25   (1 available)

....28132...(1)...Volutoconus grossi Iredale, 1927....71 mm. F+ solid. BIGGIE example with great lip but a slight ventral scar...Australia...$39  (1 available)

....18871...(1pr)...Volutoconus grossi Iredale, 1927....63 to 69 mm. F++.  Good contrast pairs - nice display!...Australia...$70 (1 pair available)

....18868...(2)...Volutoconus grossi Iredale, 1927....67 to 68 mm. F++ solid.  Great richly coloured specimens with orange brown dorsal glaze...Australia...$33   (2 available)

....28133...(3)...Volutoconus grossi Iredale, 1927....61 to 68 mm. F+ to F++.  Nice sized, quality specimens...Australia...$15  (3 available)

....5963...(1)...Volutoconus grossi Iredale, 1927....67 mm. F++. Tan & orange mottled with faint brownish bands - nice!...Australia...$24  new price (1 available)

....18870...(4)...Volutoconus grossi Iredale, 1927....62 to 67 mm. F+ solid.  Decent specimens of a classic species - for a splenid price!!...Australia...$26   (4 available)

....5964...(1pr)...Volutoconus grossi Iredale, 1927....57 - 65 mm. F+/F++.  Contrasting pair: one colorful form, one more plain one...Australia...$38  (1 pair available)

....18906...(1)...Volutoconus grossi Iredale, 1927....62 mm. F+.  . What you might call grossi marked-down (but still nice!!) specimen...Australia...$15  (1 available)

....35250...(1)...Volutoconus grossi Iredale, 1927....54 mm. F++.  Semi-dwarf specimen with good lip & complete protoconch...Australia..$15  (1 available)

....28134...(1)...Volutoconus grossi Iredale, 1927....54 mm. F+ to F++.  Mid sized example of this formerly rare specie...Australia...SPECIAL!!...$10  (1 available)

....3452...(1)...Volutoconus grossi Iredale, 1927....53 mm. F++.  Lovely, fully adult dwarf...Austalia...$27  (1 available)


....41379...(1)...Zidona dufresnei Donaovan, 1823....125 mm. F+. Good example, live taken and glossy, but with a small anterior chip on an otherwise great lip...Argentina...$22

SOLD....Zidona dufresnei Donovan, 1823....200 mm. F+ high. Argentina.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment

SOLD....Zidona dufresnei Donovan, 1823....189 mm. F+.   Brazil.       shell sold, photo link retained for your enjoyment


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