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COLUMBELLIDAE (Dove Shells)

A relatively small Family with approximately 120 members known, tending to live in shallow water on sand and mud flats or amongst rocks on headlands or tidal reefs. An easy Family to collect and most are inexpensive.

 

Strombina phuketensis - 40mm, F+++, Thailand. $7
Columbella major - 22.1mm, F+++, Ecuadore. $4
Columbella labiosa - 21.5mm, F+++, Costa Rica. $5
Columbella fuscata - 20.1mm, F+++, Mexico. $4

Columbella fuscata - 19mm, F+++, Mexico. $4

DARK COLOR FORM!!!

Columbella mercatoria - 20.4mm, F+++, British Virgin Islands. $3

VERY VARIABLE PATTERNS & COLOR!!!

Columbella mercatoria - 20mm, F+++, British Virgin Islands. $3
Columbella mercatoria - 19.2mm, F+++, British Virgin Islands. $3
Columbella mercatoria - 19mm, F+++, British Virgin Islands. $3
Columbella mercatoria - 18mm, F+++, Florida. $2
Columbella aureomexicana - 17mm, F+++, Mexico. $3

Euplica turturina - 13.6mm, F+++, Kenya. $4

UNUSUAL SHAPE!!!

Columbella rustica - 15mm, F+++, Senegal. $2
Columbella rustica - 18mm,Gem, Cameroon. $3
Columbella sp. - 15.6mm, F+++, Tanzania. $3
Columbella haemastoma - 15.5mm, F+++, Costa Rica. $5
Columbella adansoni - 9mm, Gem, Sao Tome. $3
Columbella sonsonatensis - 7mm, Gem,Costa Rica. $3
Microcithara harpiformis - 14mm, F+++, Panama. $5
Pyrene fasciata - 30mm, F+++, Indonesia.$4
Pyrene epamelle - 27mm, F+++, Philippines.$4
Pyrene flava - 26.9mm, F+++, Fiji. A very variable species. $3
Pyrene flava - 24.5mm, F+++, New Guinea. $3
Pyrene flava - 24mm, F+++, Fiji. $5
Pyrene opulens - 16mm, F+++, Queensland. $2
Pyrene flava - 23mm, F+++, Philippines. $5
Pyrene sp. - 22mm, F+++, Fiji. $3
Pyrene sp. - 23mm, F+++, New Guinea. $4
Pyrene sp. - 20mm, F+++, New Guinea. $4
Pyrene sp. - 21.5mm, F+++, Fiji. $4
Pyrene sp. - 21.5mm, F+++, Fiji. $4
Pyrene sp. - 20mm, F+++, Philippines. $4
Pyrene sp. - 23mm, F+++, Philippines. $3
Pyrene sp. - 23mm, F+++, New Guinea. $4
Pyrene punctata - 19mm, F+++, New Guinea. $3
Pyrene versicolor - 20mm, F+++, Philippines. $3
Pyrene sp. - 19mm, F+++, Philippines. $3
Atilia ocellata - 19mm, F++, Indonesia. $2
Pyrene sp. - 23mm, F+++, Fiji. $4
Pyrene sp. - 14mm, F+++, Fiji. $4
Pyrene scripta - 15mm, F+++, Queensland. $3
Anachis fulva - 22mm, F++, Panama. $2
Anachis scalarina - 20mm, F+++, Panama. $3
Anachis varia - 22mm, F+++, Panama. $3
Anachis fluctuata - 17mm, F+++, Panama. $3
Anachis fluctuata - 16mm, F+++, Panama. $3

Anachis fluctuata - 16.6mm, F+++, Panama. $4

BEAUT PATTERN!!!

Anachis lyrata - 15mm, F+++, Panama. $4
Anachis lyrata - 15mm, F+++, Brazil. $4
Anachis rugosa - 15.4mm, F+++, Panama. $3

Anachis rugosa - 15mm, F+++, Panama. $5

EXTRA LUMPY!!!

Anachis miser - 14mm, F+++, Queensland. $3
Anachis lafresnayi - 15mm, F+++, Panama. $2
Anachis pardalis - 7mm, F+++, Panama. $3
Anachis pardalis - 7mm, F+++, Costa Rica. $3
Anachis terpsichore - 10mm, F+++, Sri Lanka. $3
Anachis avara - 9mm, F+++, Florida. $3
Anachis sparsa - 8mm, F+++, Brazil. $3
Anachis sertulariarum - 7mm, F+++, Panama. $3
Anachis pygmaea - 4mm, F+++, Mexico. $3
Nitidella nitida- 10mm, F+++, Aruba. $3
Mitrella ligula - 18mm, F+++, New Guinea. $4
Mitrella sp. - 18mm, F+++, New Guinea. $6
Mitrella sp. - 18mm, F+++, New Guinea. $6
Mitrella ligula - 16.7mm, F++, New Guinea. $4
Mitrella sp - 17mm, F+++, New Guinea. $5
Mitrella buccinoides - 16mm, F+++, Peru. $4

Mitrella blanda - 15.6mm, F+++, Pakistan. $4

BEAUT PATTERN!!!

Mazatlania aciculata - 19mm, F+++, Panama. $3
Mazatlania fulgurata - 12.8mm, F+++, Mexico. $2
Bifurcium bicanaliferum - 13mm, F++, Panama. $6

 

 

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