ASTRAEINAE (Star Shells)

Astraea, Angaria, Bolma, Guildfordia etc.

Another very unusual family with approx. 95 members. Shells from this family have some amazingly beautiful and interesting species with stunning colors and delicate shell architecture.

Angaria species - 18

Astraea - 55

Bolma species - 10

Guildfordia - 8

 

Angaria tyria - 44mm , F++, West Australia. $25

Angaria aculeata - 44mm , F++, Philippines. $12 sold

Bolma girgylla - 70mm, F+++, $30

EXCEPTIONAL QUALITY!!!

Bolma girgylla - 43mm, F+++, $20

UNCOMMON GREEN FORM!!!

Bolma girgylla - 64mm, F+++, $30

Bolma girgylla - 69mm, F+++, $25

Bolma aureola - 58mm, F++, $20

Bolma aureola - 52mm, F++, $20

 

Angaria vicdani - 53mm, F++, $30

STUNNING SPECIMEN!!!

 

Astraea heliotropium - 87mm, F+++, New Zealand. Very unusual species from deep water. $35 sold
Astraea heliotropium w/o - 84.5mm, F+++, New Zealand. $35
Bolma aureola - 76mm, F++, Queensland. $20 sold

Bolma tayloriana w/o - 76.5mm, F++, South Africa. $60

BIG!!!

Astraea caelata w/o - 62mm high, F++, Caribbean. $20
Bolma girgylla - 68mm, F++, Philippines. $20

Bolma girgylla - 64mm, F+++, Philippines. $20

EXCELLENT QUALITY!!!

Bolma girgylla - 68mm, F++, Philippines. $40 sold
Bolma girgylla - 33mm, F++, Philippines. $5
Bolma girgylla - 40mm, F++, Philippines. $10
Bolma modesta w/o - 54mm, F++, China. $10
Bolma persica - 50mm dia, F++, Philippines. $15
Bolma persica - 38.3mm dia, F+++, Philippines. $15
Bolma persica w/o - 43.6mm dia, F++, Philippines. $15
Bolma sp - 34.3mm dia, F++, Philippines. $15
Astraea phoebia w/o - 54mm dia, F++, Brazil. $8
Bolma millegranosa - 36mm, F++, Philippines. Unusual specimen from deep water. $20

Astraea undosa w/o - 74mm dia, F+++, California. $20

BIG SPECIMEN!!!

Astraea undosa w/o - 56mm dia, F++, California. Periostracum intact. $15
Astraea pileare w/o - 38mm dia, F+++, Western Australia. $10
Astralium tentoriformis w/o - 43mm dia, F++ (surface always in poor condition), New South Wales. $5
Astralium kesteveni w/o - 38mm dia, F++, Western Australia. $5
Astralium rotularia w/o - 32.3mm dia, F+++, Western Australia. $8
Angaria delphinus - 50mm , F+++, Indonesia. $8
Angaria aculeata - 47.6mm , F++, Philippines. $12 sold
Angaria nodosa - 49mm , F++, Western Australia. $12
Angaria nodosa - 36.5mm , F++, Western Australia. $8
Angaria nodosa - 45mm , F++, Philippines. $10
Angaria javanica - 50mm , F+++, Indonesia. $10
Angaria atrata - 34mm , F++, Philippines. $8
Angaria sphaerula - 68mm , F++, Philippines. $40 sold
Angaria sphaerula - 64mm , F++, Philippines. $45

Angaria sphaerula - 45mm , F++, Philippines. $10

BEAUTIFUL GOLDEN SPECIMEN!!!

Angaria sphaerula - 35mm , F++, Philippines. $6
Angaria sphaerula - 34mm , F+++, Philippines. $8
Angaria sphaerula - 34mm , F++, Philippines. $8
Angaria sphaerula - 36mm , F++, Philippines. $8

Angaria sphaerula - 44mm , F++, Philippines. $10

VERY UNUSUAL SPECIMEN!!!

Angaria sphaerula - 34mm , F++, Philippines. $8

LITTLE BEAUTY!!!

Angaria sphaerula - 62mm , F++, Philippines. $5
Angaria sphaerula - 42mm , F++, Philippines. $4
Angaria sphaerula - 45mm , F++, Philippines. $10

Angaria melanacantha - 54mm, F+++, Philippines. $10

EXCELLENT QUALITY!!!

Angaria vicdani - 58mm, F+, Philippines. $20 sold
Angaria vicdani - 42mm, F++, Philippines. $20
Angaria vicdani - 46mm, F++, Philippines. $20
Angaria delphinus - 48mm, F++, New Guinea. $8
Angaria delphinus - 45mm, F++, New Guinea. $8
Angaria sp. - 34mm, F++, India. $6
Angaria atrata - 33mm, F++ (dead collected), Vietnam. $5
Angaria tyria - 45mm , F++, West Australia. $12
Angaria tyria - 42mm , F++, West Australia. $10
Angaria tyria - 36mm , F++, West Australia. $8

Astralium calcar - 48mm, F++, Philippines. $10

BIG BEAUTY!!!

Astralium calcar - 42mm, F++, Philippines. $8

BEAUTIFUL SPECIMENS!!!

Astralium calcar - 39.2mm, F++, Philippines. $8
Astralium calcar - 33mm, F+++, Philippines. Come in pinks and greens. $3
Astraea phoebia - 26mm, F+++, Bahamas. $12
Astraea semicostata - 22mm, F+++, India. $4
Astralium saturnum - 23mm, F++, Philippines. $10
Astralium haemotragum - 20.2mm, F+++, Philippines. $8
Astralium haemotragum - 18.2mm, F+++, Philippines. $8
Astraea unguis - 58mm, F+++, Panama. $10 sold

Guildfordia yoka - 80mm, F+++, Phillipines. $9

EXCELLENT QUALITY!!!

Guildfordia triumphans - 48mm, F++, Philippines. $7

 

 

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