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TELLINIDAE (Tellins)

An attractive bivalve family with approx. 150 species. The shells are quite delicate coming in a range of colors and patterns. They are mostly shallow water dwellers and therefore are easy to collect.

 

Tellina virgata - 71mm, F+++, Great Barrier Reef, $7

Tellina foliacea - 66.8mm, F+++, Queensland, $4

 

Tellina radiata - 49mm, F+++, Florida, $6

Tellina albinella - 59mm, F++, South Australia, $5

BEAUTIFUL SPECIMEN!!!

 

Tellina alfredensis - 70mm, F++, South Africa, $6

Tellina pharaonsis - 57mm, F++, Queensland, $6

BEAUTIFUL SPECIMEN!!!

 

Tellina remies - 97mm, F++, Fiji. $8

JUMBO!!!!

Tellina chloroleuca - 74mm, F++, Great Barrier Reef. $8
Tellina virgata - 59mm, F+++, Great Barrier Reef, $5
Tellina chloroleuca - 56mm, F++, Great Barrier Reef. $5
Tellina tongana - 81mm, F++, New Guinea. $7
Tellina madgascariensis - 65mm, F++, South Africa. $8
Tellina palatum - 61mm, F++, Great Barrier Reef. $6
Tellina palatum - 61mm, F+++, Great Barrier Reef. $6
Tellina palatam - 33mm, F+++, Fiji. $2
Tellina spengleri - 61mm, F++, Indonesia. $6
Tellina unimaculata - 60mm, F+++,Caribbean. $5
Tellina scobinata, 58mm, F++, Fiji. Unusual form from this family. $6
Tellina squalida, 58mm, F++, Spain. $6
Tellina astrolabei - 55mm, F++, Great Barrier Reef, $3
Tellina victoriae - 48mm, F++, South Australia. $3
Tellina sp. - 52mm, F++, Great Barrier Reef. $5
Tellina pharaonsis - 48mm, F++, North Queensland. Another delicate shell with this extreme example of Tellin shape. $4
Tellina crucigera - 45mm, F+++, North Queensland. $5
Tellina sp. - 43mm, F++, North Queensland. $4
Tellina perna - 44.5mm, F++, Queensland. Nice lemon exterior with bright lemon interior. $3
Tellina inflata, 40mm, F++, Fiji. $3
Tellina inflata, 47mm, F+++, Northern Territory. $5
Tellina capsoides, 47mm, F++, Queensland. $2
Tellina edgari - 39mm, F+++, New Zealand. $3
Tellina victoriae - 40mm, F+++, South Australia. $2
Tellina verrucosa, 37mm, F++, Great Barrier Reef. $6 sold
Tellina ovalis - 33mm, F+++, Great Barrier Reef. $4
Tellina ovalis - 30mm, F+++, Great Barrier Reef. $3
Tellina exculta - 43mm, F++, North Queensland. $4
Tellina sp. - 45mm, F++, North Queensland. $5
Tellina sp. - 42mm, F+++, Fiji. $5

 

 

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