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  Acus

Acus chlorata
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Acus chlorata (Lamarck, 1822)
White shells with reddish-brown markings.
  • FAMILY:  TEREBRIDAE
  • LOCALITY:  Solomon Islands
  • SIZE:  50-51mm
  • GRADING:  Fine / Fine+
  • DATA:  Good
  • DESCRIPTION:Lip edges are not perfect.
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Acus dillwynii
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Acus dillwynii (Deshayes, 1859)
Northern-most range of the species.
  • FAMILY:  TEREBRIDAE
  • LOCALITY:  Cape Verde Islands
  • SIZE:  15-17mm
  • GRADING:  Fine++
  • DATA:  Very Good
  • DESCRIPTION:On the small side, but a difficult-to-obtain species.
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Acus maculata
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Acus maculata (Linné, 1758)
Grows to be the largest Terebrid species.
  • FAMILY:  TEREBRIDAE
  • LOCALITY:  Philippines
  • SIZE:  167-195mm
  • GRADING:  Fine+
  • DATA:  Good
  • DESCRIPTION:Large, heavy shells. Lips slightly trimmed.
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Acus thaanumi
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Acus thaanumi (Pilsbry, 1921)
An endemic Hawaiian species.
  • FAMILY:  TEREBRIDAE
  • LOCALITY:  Hawaii
  • SIZE:  25-29mm
  • GRADING:  Fine+
  • DATA:  Very Good
  • DESCRIPTION:Minor lip imperfections.
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  Duplicaria

Duplicaria bernardii
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Duplicaria bernardii (Deshayes, 1857)
Endemic to the northern and northeastern coast of Australia.
  • FAMILY:  TEREBRIDAE
  • LOCALITY:  Australia
  • SIZE:  27-34mm
  • GRADING Range for Lot:  Fine++ / Gem
  • DATA:  Very Good
  • DESCRIPTION:Nice size specimens with perfect lips and nuclear whorls.
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Duplicaria crakei
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Duplicaria crakei (Burch, 1965)
Limited to Western Australia.
  • FAMILY:  TEREBRIDAE
  • LOCALITY:  Western Australia
  • SIZE:  17-21mm
  • GRADING Range for Lot:  Fine+ / Fine++
  • DATA:  Good
  • DESCRIPTION:Light and dark forms.
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Duplicaria kieneri
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Duplicaria kieneri (Deshayes, 1859)
Endemic to Australia.
  • FAMILY:  TEREBRIDAE
  • LOCALITY:  Western Australia
  • SIZE:  13-14mm
  • GRADING:  Fine+
  • DATA:  Very Good
  • DESCRIPTION:Reddish-brown; strong, closely spaced ribs.
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  Hastula

Hastula albula
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Hastula albula (Menke, 1843)
Small shiny specimens from 60 feet of water.
  • FAMILY:  TEREBRIDAE
  • LOCALITY:  Hawaii
  • SIZE:  13-16mm
  • GRADING:  Fine++
  • DATA:  Very Good
  • DESCRIPTION:Excellent condition.
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Hastula lanceata
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Hastula lanceata (Linné, 1767)
Sand dwellers in 50 feet off Oahu.
  • FAMILY:  TEREBRIDAE
  • LOCALITY:  Hawaii
  • SIZE:  29-33mm
  • GRADING:  Fine+
  • DATA:  Very Good
  • DESCRIPTION:Not too much variation in this lot.
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Hastula lepida
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Hastula lepida (Gray, 1834)
Southern-most range for the species in West Africa.
  • FAMILY:  TEREBRIDAE
  • LOCALITY:  Angola
  • SIZE:  23-25mm
  • GRADING:  Fine+
  • DATA:  Good
  • DESCRIPTION:Cream to rusty gray colors.
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Hastula penicillata
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Hastula penicillata (Hinds, 1844)
Varied patterns.
  • FAMILY:  TEREBRIDAE
  • LOCALITY:  Hawaii
  • SIZE:  20-23mm
  • GRADING Range for Lot:  Fine / Fine+
  • DATA:  Good
  • DESCRIPTION: Varied irregular axial lines.
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Hastula rufopunctata
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Hastula rufopunctata (E.A.Smith, 1877)
Varied colors.
  • FAMILY:  TEREBRIDAE
  • LOCALITY:  Western Australia
  • SIZE:  14-17mm
  • GRADING Range for Lot:  Fine++ / Gem
  • DATA:  Good
  • DESCRIPTION:Varied colors
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Hastula strigilata
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Hastula strigilata (Linné, 1758)
Shiny, ribbed specimens.
  • FAMILY:  TEREBRIDAE
  • LOCALITY:  Hawaii
  • SIZE:  28-35mm
  • GRADING Range for Lot:  Fine++ / Gem
  • DATA:  Very Good
  • DESCRIPTION:Varied colors from yellowish-orange to grayish. A pair makes for a nice display.
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Hastula stylata
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Hastula stylata (Hinds, 1864)
Limited to French Polynesia.
  • FAMILY:  TEREBRIDAE
  • LOCALITY:  Tahiti
  • SIZE:  26-28mm
  • GRADING Range for Lot:  Fine+ / Fine++
  • DATA:  Very Good
  • DESCRIPTION:Dark color form.
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  Hastulopsis

Haustulopsis amoena
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Haustulopsis amoena (Deshayes, 1839)
Uncommon species in Hawaii.
  • FAMILY:  TEREBRIDAE
  • LOCALITY:  Hawaii
  • SIZE:  20-23mm
  • GRADING:  Fine+
  • DATA:  Good
  • DESCRIPTION:Variably mottled patterns.
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Hastulopsis pertusa
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Hastulopsis pertusa (Born, 1778)
Large showy specimens.
  • FAMILY:  TEREBRIDAE
  • LOCALITY:  Philippines
  • SIZE:  70-88mm
  • GRADING:  Fine+
  • DATA:  Very Good
  • DESCRIPTION:Typical minor imperfections.
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  Impages

Impages aciculina
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Impages aciculina (Lamarck, 1822)
Nice size specimens.
  • FAMILY:  TEREBRIDAE
  • LOCALITY:  Senegal
  • SIZE:  31-34mm
  • GRADING:  Fine+
  • DATA:  Very Good
  • DESCRIPTION:The very tip of the nuclear whorl is missing as is typical for this species.
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Impages cinerea
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Impages cinerea (Born, 1778)
[+ luctuosa Hinds, 1844]
Found on both sides of the Atlantic and in the Eastern Pacific.
  • FAMILY:  TEREBRIDAE
  • LOCALITY:  Pacific Panama
  • SIZE:  22-23mm
  • GRADING Range for Lot:  Fine / Fine+
  • DATA:  Good
  • DESCRIPTION:Nice sharp and fully intact protoconchs.
  • NOTES:  Hastula luctuosa is the name applied to the Eastern Pacific specimens of this widely ranging species. Formerly placed in the genus Hastula.
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  Myurella

Myurella affinis peasii
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Myurella affinis (Gray, 1834)
[+ peasii Deshayes, 1859]

A less extremely sculptured form with only a hint of punctations described from the Hawaiian Islands.
  • FAMILY:  TEREBRIDAE
  • LOCALITY:  Hawaii
  • SIZE:  22-23mm
  • GRADING:  Fine+
  • DATA:  Very Good
  • DESCRIPTION:Wide and narrow forms.
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Myurella affinis puncticulata
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Myurella affinis (Gray, 1834)
[+ puncticulata Deshayes, 1859]
Quite variable throughout its Indo-Pacific range. The form puncticulata described from Hawaii has much deeper punctations in the interspaces between the ribs; more uncommon that the peasii form. The validity of the forms is probably nill since integrades are frequently found.
  • FAMILY:  TEREBRIDAE
  • LOCALITY:  Hawaii
  • SIZE:  25-32mm
  • GRADING Range for Lot:  Fine+ / Fine++
  • DATA:  Good
  • DESCRIPTION:Choice pale orange specimens.
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Myurella columellaris
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Myurella columellaris (Hinds, 1844)
Variegated orange and white specimens.
  • FAMILY:  TEREBRIDAE
  • LOCALITY:  Hawaii
  • SIZE:  21-25mm
  • GRADING Range for Lot:  Fine+ / Fine++
  • DATA:  Good
  • DESCRIPTION:Ever-so-slight imperfections.
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Myurella flavofasciata
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Myurella flavofasciata (Pilsbry, 1921)
Most abundantly found in Hawaiian Islands.
  • FAMILY:  TEREBRIDAE
  • LOCALITY:  Hawaii
  • SIZE:  25-27mm
  • GRADING:  Fine
  • DATA:  Good
  • DESCRIPTION:Some visible flaws.
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Myurella kilburni
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Myurella kilburni (Burch, 1965)
Quite uncommon. Differentiated from similar species by the closely spaced ribs.
  • FAMILY:  TEREBRIDAE
  • LOCALITY:  Marshall Islands
  • SIZE:  21-26mm
  • GRADING:  Fine+
  • DATA:  Very Good
  • DESCRIPTION:Not perfect, but very nice quality.
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Myurella nebulosa
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Myurella nebulosa (Sowerby, 1825)
Orange and white mottled beauties.
  • FAMILY:  TEREBRIDAE
  • LOCALITY:  Thailand
  • SIZE:  45-47mm
  • GRADING:  Fine+
  • DATA:  Good
  • DESCRIPTION:Slightly varied patterns.
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  Perirhoe

Perirhoe cerithina
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Perirhoe cerithina (Lamarck, 1822)
[+ spaldingi Pilsbry, 1921]

Some consider P. c. spaldingi to be a valid subspecies.
  • FAMILY:  TEREBRIDAE
  • LOCALITY:  Hawaii
  • SIZE:  24-28mm
  • GRADING Range for Lot:  Fine / Fine+
  • DATA:  Very Good
  • DESCRIPTION:Minor flaws, but displays nicely.
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  Strioterebrum

Strioterebrum nitida
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Strioterebrum nitida (Hinds, 1844)
Shiny grayish to white color.
  • FAMILY:  TEREBRIDAE
  • LOCALITY:  Hawaii
  • SIZE:  17-22mm
  • GRADING:  Fine+
  • DATA:  Good
  • DESCRIPTION:Minimal to no flaws.
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Strioterebrum plumbea
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Strioterebrum plumbea (Born, 1778)
[+ contigua Pease, 1871]

Light and dark forms.
  • FAMILY:  TEREBRIDAE
  • LOCALITY:  Hawaii
  • SIZE:  14-15mm
  • GRADING Range for Lot:  Fine / Fine+
  • DATA:  Good
  • DESCRIPTION:Grayish-white or brown coloring.
  • NOTES:  Hastula contigua is a synonym.
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  Terebra

Terebra argus
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Terebra argus Hinds, 1844
[+ brachygyra Pilsbry, 1921]
Long considered a subspecies, T. a. brachygyra has most recently been synonymized with T. argus.
  • FAMILY:  TEREBRIDAE
  • LOCALITY:  Hawaii
  • SIZE:  26-34mm
  • GRADING:  Fine+
  • DATA:  Good
  • DESCRIPTION:Strong subsutural border.
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Terebra babylonia
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Terebra babylonia Lamarck, 1822)
Taken scuba diving in ± 50 feet of water.
  • FAMILY:  TEREBRIDAE
  • LOCALITY:  Hawaii
  • SIZE:  26-30mm
  • GRADING Range for Lot:  Fine+ / Fine++
  • DATA:  Good
  • DESCRIPTION:Slight lip roughness. Very little, if any, color-pattern variation.
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Terebra dislocata
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Terebra dislocata (Say, 1822)
Strongly sculptured specimens from Florida's west coast.
  • FAMILY:  TEREBRIDAE
  • LOCALITY:  Florida
  • SIZE:  33-43mm
  • GRADING Range for Lot:  Fine+ / Fine++
  • DATA:  Detailed
  • DESCRIPTION:Most have the operculum. Not perfect, but very nice quality.
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Terebra funiculata
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Terebra funiculata Hinds, 1844
A morph with a strongly keeled suture line.
  • FAMILY:  TEREBRIDAE
  • LOCALITY:  Hawaii
  • SIZE:  21-23mm
  • GRADING:  Fine+ / Fine++
  • DATA:  Good
  • DESCRIPTION:Very nice quality specimens.
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Terebra quoygaimardi
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Terebra quoygaimardi Cernohorsky & Bratcher, 1976
An unmistakeable species with beaded suture line.
  • FAMILY:  TEREBRIDAE
  • LOCALITY:  Solomon Islands
  • SIZE:  26-29mm
  • GRADING:  Fine+
  • DATA:  Very Good
  • DESCRIPTION:Grayish-white to pale orange coloring.
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Terebra reticularis
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Terebra reticularis (Pecchioli, in Sacco, 1891)
[= T. reticulare]

Subtidal species dredged from moderately deep water.
  • FAMILY:  TEREBRIDAE
  • LOCALITY:  Senegal
  • SIZE:  16-20mm
  • GRADING:  Fine
  • DATA:  Good
  • DESCRIPTION:Lips are not perfect.
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Terebra variegata
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Terebra variegata Gray, 1834
Large specimens.
  • FAMILY:  TEREBRIDAE
  • LOCALITY:  West Mexico
  • SIZE:  46-53mm
  • GRADING Range for Lot:  Fine / Fine+
  • DATA:  Good
  • DESCRIPTION:One or two minor scars on whorls.
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