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STROMBIDAE (Strombs, Spider Shells,Tibia etc.)

This family includes some unusually shaped, colorful, delicate and elegant species. Mostly from the tropics, they range in size from 25mm - 330mm and live from the intertidal zone to 450 mts deep.The beautiful colors of Strombus gigas and sinuatus and the graceful lines of Strombus listeri and the delicate Tibias make this an exciting family to collect. Aproximately 150 species.

Tibia species - 12

Lambis species - 20

Terebellum species - 5.

Strombus goliath - 315mm, F+++, Brazil, $380 sold

AMAZING SPECIMEN, STUNNING SIZE & QUALITY!!!

 

Strombus galeatus - 180mm, F++, $180

BEAUTIFUL SPECIMENS!!!

 

Strombus peruvianus - 128mm, F+++, $90

 

Strombus thersites - 132mm, F++ (minor faults only), $120

BIG BEAUTY!!!

 

Strombus oldi - 102.5mm, F+++, $350

IMPOSSIBLE TO OBTAIN NOW

Strombus oldi - 102mm, F+++, $350

BECAUSE OF INSECURITY IN SOMALIA!!!

 

Strombus taurus w/o - 100mm, F+++, $220

SUPERB SPECIMEN!!! sold

 

 

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Strombus taurus w/o - 85.2mm, F+++, Guam. $150

Strombus sinuatus - 100mm, F+++, Philippines. $10 sold

Strombus listeri - 127mm, Gem-, Thailand. $15

BEAUT BIG SPECIMENS!!!

Strombus tricornis - 116mm, F+++, $30

Strombus vomer - 71mm, F+++, $25

Strombus gallus - 128.2mm, F+++, Brazil. $35

BEAUT PINK SPECIMEN!!!

Strombus gallus - 136.6mm, F+++, Brazil. $35

BIG BEAUTY!!!

Strombus gallus - 134.5mm, F+++, Brazil. $40

STUNNING SPECIMEN!!!

Strombus gallus - 125.6mm, F+++, Brazil. $35

PINKY ORANGE SPECIMEN!!!

Strombus gallus - 136mm, F+++, Brazil. $38

NICE WINGS ON THIS!!!

 

Strombus costatus - 162mm, F+++, Panama. $50

BIG BEAUTY!!!

Strombus costatus - 117mm, F+++, Panama. $40

MATURE COLORED SPECIMEN!!!

Strombus listeri - 135.5mm, F+++, $20 sold

Strombus gallus - 132mm, F+++, Florida. $30

VERY NICE - BIG!!!

Strombus gallus - 141mm, F+++, Florida. $30

BIG BEAUTY!!!

Strombus gallus - 158mm, F+++, Florida. $50 sold

BIG BEAUTY!!!

Strombus gallus - 140mm, F+++, Florida. $40

BEAUTIFUL FRILLY EDGE!!!

Strombus tricornis - 130mm, F++, Red Sea. $20 sold

BIG BEAUTIES!!!

Strombus sinuatus - 95.5mm, F++, New Guinea. $5 sold

GREAT PATTERN!!!

Strombus sinuatus - 103mm, F+++, New Guinea. $8

BIG BEAUTY, GREAT PATTERN!!!

Strombus sinuatus - 105mm, F+++, New Guinea. $8

ANOTHER BEAUTY!!!

Strombus oldi - 102.5mm, F++, $300
Strombus latus - 96mm, F++, Cameroon. $15 sold
Strombus latus - 86mm, F+++, Cameroon. $15
Strombus aratrum - 86mm, F+++, Queensland. $5
Strombus aratrum - 86.6mm, F+++, Queensland. $5

Strombus aratrum - 92mm, F+++, New Guinea. $12

BIG!!!

Strombus lentignosus - 73mm, F+++, Fiji. Beaut fresh specimens with a lemon tinge to the coloring unlike the normal cream/pink. $4
Strombus lentignosus - 64mm, F+++, Zanzibar. $4
Strombus epidromus - 79.5mm, F++, Philippines. $7
Strombus alatus - 92mm, F+++, Florida. $4 sold
Strombus alatus (purple mouth) - 90mm, F+++, Florida. $15

Strombus raninus - 78mm, F+++, Florida. $8 sold

Strombus raninus - 48mm, F+++, Florida. $5 sold

Strombus raninus - 79mm, F+++, Florida. $15

BIG!!!

Strombus pugilus - 84.7mm, F+++, Florida. $15 sold

STUNNING BIG SPECIMEN!!!

Strombus pugilus - 77mm, F+++, Florida. $15 sold

BEAUTIFUL HORNED SPECIMEN!!!

Strombus pugilus worki - 89mm, F+++, Brazil. $20

STUNNING COLOR!!!

Strombus gracilior - 57.5mm, F+++, Panama. $20
Strombus gracilior - 65mm, F+++, Mexico. $15
Strombus vittatus australis - 74mm, F+++, China. $6 sold
Strombus vittatus apicatus - 73.2mm, F+++, Thailand. $12
Strombus vittatus apicatus - 78.7mm, F+++, Thailand. $15
Strombus vittatus apicatus - 83.4mm, F+++, Thailand. $15
Strombus vittatus japonicus - 73mm, F++, China. $15
Strombus vittatus vittatus - 66mm, F+++, Vietnam. Unusually light colored specimen.$4
Strombus vittatus vittatus - 66.5mm, F++, Queensland. $4
Strombus vittatus vittatus - 66.5mm, F+++, Queensland. $5
Strombus vittatus australis - 77mm, F+++, Philippines. $8
Strombus campbelli - 43mm, F+++, Western Australia. $2
Strombus campbelli - 54.5mm, F+++, Queensland. $3
Strombus marginatus septimus - 58mm, F+++, Vietnam. $4 sold
Strombus marginatus - 49mm, F+++, India. $4

Strombus pippus - 58mm, Gem-, Philippines. $5 sold

Strombus pippus - 73mm, Gem-, Philippines. $10

BIG!!!

Strombus pippus - 67mm, F+++, Zanzibar. Very dark burgundy mouth, almost black. $8

Strombus pippus - 73mm, F+++, Philippines. $10

BIG!!!

Strombus pippus - 57.5mm, F+++, Philippines. $6

Strombus pippus - 42mm, Gem-, Philippines. $8

DWARF FORM!!!

Strombus vomer - 76mm, F+++, Great Barrier Reef. $20 sold

BEAUTIFUL SPECIES!!!

 

Strombus aurisdiane - 63.5mm, F+++, New Guinea. $8

Strombus luhuanus - 58mm, F+++, New Guinea. $3

Strombus decorus raybaudii - 60mm, F+++, Israel. $10
Strombus decorus raybaudii - 52mm, F+++, Turkey. $10
Strombus ustulatus - 58mm, F+++, Philippines. $8
Strombus ustulatus - 63mm, F+++, Philippines. $8
Strombus boholensis - 57mm, F+++, Philippines. $20
Strombus bulla - 61mm, F+++, Philippines. $5
Strombus plicatus pulchellus - 40mm, Gem, New Guinea, uncommon. $6
Strombus variabilis - 45mm, F+++, North Queensland. $4

Strombus variabilis - 42mm, F+++, Mozambique. $6

NICE DARK PATTERN!!!

Strombus variabilis - 40.2mm, F+++, Mozambique. $6
Strombus decorus decorus - 47.5mm, F+++, Mozambique. $8
Strombus chryostomus - 42mm, Gem, Philippines, uncommon. Beaut little specimens with nice fresh colors. $8
Strombus chryostomus - 52.5mm, F+++, Zanzibar. $8
Strombus granulatus - 48mm, F+++, Panama. $25
Strombus labiosus - 52mm, F+++, Mozambique. $20
Strombus dilatatus - 53mm, F+++, North Queensland. $8
Strombus urceus sp. - 49mm, Gem, Philippines. Beautiful pink/apricot coloring - great specimens. $7 sold

Strombus urceus - 66.6mm, F+++, Philippines. $8

PINK COLOR FORM!!!

Strombus urceus - 58mm, F+++, Philippines. $6
Strombus urceus - 60mm, F+++, Philippines. $6
Strombus urceus - 61mm, F+++, Philippines. $6
Strombus urceus - 60mm, F+++, Philippines. $6
Strombus urceus - 42mm, Gem, Western Australia. $4
Strombus urceus - 43mm, Gem, Zanzibar. $5
Strombus plicatus columba - 50mm, F+++, Mozambique. $10
Strombus gibberulus albus - 48mm, F+++, Mozambique. $10 sold

Strombus gibberulus albus - 46mm, F+++, Mozambique. $10

STUNNING MOUTH COLOR!!!

Strombus gibberulus - 43mm, F+++, New Guinea. $1
Strombus gibberulus - 42mm, F+++, Queensland. $1

Strombus gibberulus - 44mm, F+++, Queensland. $8

RARE PATTERN!!!

Strombus clergyi - 45mm, F+++, Western Australia. $10

NEWLY NAMED!!!

Strombus canarium - 38mm, F+++, Malaysia. $1

Strombus canarium isabella - 55.5mm, F+++, India. $4

BEAUT SPECIMENS!!!

Strombus canarium isabella - 58mm, F+++, India. $5
Strombus canarium isabella - 53mm, F+++, Philippines. $5

Strombus turturella - 60.4mm, F+++, India. $8

GREAT PATTERN!!!

Strombus turturella - 64mm, F+++, China. $8
Strombus turturella - 62mm, F+++, Philippines. Has unusual iridescent silver/mauve columellar calosity as seen in the photos below. $8

Strombus turturella - 56.5mm, F+++, Philippines. $5

IRREDESCENT PURPLE/GRAY MOUTH!!!

Strombus turturella - 59mm, F+++, Philippines. $5
Strombus terebellatus - 39mm, F+++, Great Barrier Reef. $10 sold
Strombus fragilis - 37mm, F+++, Philippines. $14
Strombus fragilis - 33mm, F+++, Philippines. $5
Strombus afrobellatus - 30mm, F+++, Mozambique. $18
Strombus fusiformis - 40mm, F+++, Mozambique. $20
Strombus minimus - 27mm, Gem, New Guinea. $4
Strombus plicatus sibbaldi- 27mm, Gem, India. $12
Strombus pulchelus - 35mm, F+++, Vietnam. $5
Strombus erythrinus - 28mm, F+++, North Queensland. $5
Strombus fasciatus - 28mm, F+++, Red Sea. $4 sold
Strombus mutabilis - 33mm, F+++, New Guinea. $3
Strombus mutabilis - 36mm, F+++, Fiji. $4
Strombus mutabilis - 36.5mm, F+++, Fiji. Very dark pattern. $3
Strombus mutabilis ssp. - 32.5mm, F+++, Fiji. $5
Strombus mutabilis ssp. - 29mm, F+++, Fiji. $5
Strombus mutabilis ssp.(gold color form)- 26mm, F+++, New Guinea. $8
Strombus microurceus - 20.5mm, F+++, New Guinea. $3
Strombus labiatus - 36.5mm, F+++, New Guinea. $2

Strombus labiatus - 28mm, F+++, Philippines. $8

UNUSUAL COLOR FORM!!!

Strombus labiatus - 30.2mm, F+++, Philippines. $8

UNUSUAL COLOR FORM!!!

Strombus zebriolatus - 30mm, F+++, Philippines. $8
Strombus haemastoma - 19mm, F+++, Queensland. $15
Strombus maculatus - 17mm, F+++, Hawaii. $20

Strombus helli - 12mm, F+++, Hawaii. $30

LITTLE BEAUTY!!!

Terebellum
 

Terebellum nebulosum - 63.6mm, Gem-, India. $8

BIG!!!!

Terebellum nebulosum - 45.5mm, F+++, Philippines. Nice dark specimen. $6

Terebellum terebellum - 63.2mm, F+++, India. $8

DIFFERENT PATTERN FORM!!!!

Terebellum terebellum - 48mm, F+++, Vietnam. $6

Terebellum terebellum - 59.2mm, Gem-, India. $12

DIFFERENT PATTERN FORM!!!!

Terebellum lineatum - 53mm, Gem-, India. $12

UNCOMMON PATTERN!!!

Terebellum lineatum - 51mm, Gem-, Vietnam. $6 sold
Tibia
 
Tibia powisi - 58mm, F+++, Philippines. $8 sold
Rimella cancellata - 30mm, Gem, New Guinea, uncommon. $4

 

Tibia fusus - 220mm, F+++, Philippines - $16

EXCELLENT QUALITY & SIZE!!!

Tibia martini - 152mm, F++, India. $20

Tibia insulaechorab - 170mm, F+++, Red Sea. $30 BIG BEAUTY!!!

Tibia curta - 141mm, F+++, India. $12

Tibia powisi - 57mm, F+++, Queensland. $8

Tibia powisi - 56mm, F+++, Queensland. $8

 

 

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