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TROCHIDAE (Tops)

A very large and diverse Family with approx. 400 species from various Sub Families - Trochus, Calliostoma, Clanculus, Astele etc. This is a very attractive family to collect with shells coming in a range of shapes, sizes, colors and patterns. There are many specimens you can collect yourself being intertidal dwellers as well as rarer deep water species which are visually stunning.

 

Thalotia chlorostoma - 21mm, Gem, $15

STUNNING SPECIMEN!!!

Calliostoma haliarchus - 40.5mm, F+++, China. $40

Calliostoma haliarchus - 43.5mm, F+++, China. $40

Calliostoma consors - 16.2mm, F+++, China. $9

 

Clanculus unedo - 18mm, Gem, $8

Phasianotrochus bellulus - 25mm, F+++, $6

BEAUTIFUL SPECIMEN!!!

 

Cittarium pica - 106mm diam., F++, Florida. $35

Trochus niloticus - 98mm high, F++, Torres Strait. $15

BIG, GREAT QUALITY!!!

Tectus pyramis - 60mm high, F++, Western Australia. $3
Trochus conus - 73mm high, F++, Indonesia. $6
Phasianella australis - 66.7mm, F+++, South Australia. $8
Phasianella ventricosa - 36mm, F+++, South Australia. $5
Trochus maculatus - 46mm high, F++, New Guinea. $10
Trochus maculatus - 52mm high, F++, New Guinea. $12
Ginebsis chirasei w/o - 56.6mm, Gem-, China. $20
Ginebsis convexiusculus w/o - 60mm, Gem-, China. $20
Tectus elatus - 43.5mm high, F++, China. $4
Tectus rotus - 52mm high, F+++, Philippines. $5
Tectus rotus - 42mm high, F++, China. $4
Tegula pellisserpentis - 42mm high, F++, China. $5
Trochus fenestratus - 36mm high, F++, New Guinea. $4
Trochus fenestratus - base photo.
Tectus fenestratus - 34mm high, F+++, North Queensland.$3
Tectus trisialis - 37mm high, F+++, Indonesia.$8
Caliostoma formosense - 60.8mm dia., F+++,China. $14
Caliostoma formosense - 46mm dia., F++,Taiwan. $10
Lischkeia undosa - 42.9mm, F+++, Philippines. Light, fine opaque shell. $20
Lischkeia alwinae w/o - 42.1mm, Gem-, China. . $15
Maurea tigris - 57mm, F+++, New Zealand.$15
Maurea selecta - 44mm, F+++, New Zealand.$10
Maurea punctulata - 44mm, F+++, New Zealand.$10
Calliostoma amillata - 36mm high, F+++, Victoria.$15
Calliostoma koma w/o - 32.7mm, F+++, China.$25
Calliostoma bairdi psyche - 20mm high, F++, Florida.$15
Trochus ferreirai - 25.5mm, F+++, Philippines. Beautiful little tops. $5
Trochus ferreirai - 26.2mm, F+++, Philippines. Beautiful little tops. $5
Trochus ferreirai - 26mm, F+++, Philippines. Beautiful little tops. $5
Clanculus puniceus (Strawberry Top) - 15mm, F+++, Tanzania. Very colorful. $2 sold
Clanculus undatus - 31mm, Gem, South Australia. $7
Phasianotrochus eximius - 30mm, F+++, New South Wales $6
Phasianotrochus eximius - 28mm, F+++, South Australia $4
Cantharidus japonicus - 32mm, Gem, Vietnam. $7
Thalotia chlorostoma - 26mm, Gem, Western Australia. $12
Thalotia chlorostoma - 23mm, Gem, Western Australia. $10
Thalotia chlorostoma - 23mm, Gem, Western Australia. $10
Calliostoma sp.- 21mm high, Gem, Philippines. $10
Herpetopoma atrata - 25mm, F+++, Western Australia. $7

Austrocochlea zebra - 27.2mm, F+++, Queensland. $3

BEAUT SPECIMEN!!!

Austrocochlea zebra - 26mm, F+++, Queensland. $2

Austrocochlea constricta - 31.2mm, F+++, Queensland. $3

BIG BEAUTY!!!

Austrocochlea constricta - 21mm, F+++, Queensland. $1
Trochus radiatus - 21mm dia., F+++, Indonesia. Stunning green/red pattern. $3
Oxystele variegata - 19.8mm high, F+++, South Africa $3
Thalotia conica - 17.5mm high, F+++, Western Australia. $4
Thalotia conica - 16mm high, F+++, Western Australia. $3
Calthalotia arruensis - 17.5mm, F+++, Southern Queensland. $8

Stomatia phymotis - 32mm, F++, South Australia. $8 sold

BIG!!!

Stomatia phymotis - 28mm, F+++, South Australia. This is a big specimen. $8
Granata imbricata - 28mm, F++, South Australia. Unusual shells which look like Haliotis but are in fact Trochidae. $3ea.
Clanculus villanus - 21mm diam., Gem, Cameroon. $10
Clanculus limbatus - 16mm diam., Gem, South Australia. $5
Clanculus sp. - 16mm diam., Gem, South Australia. $5
Austrocochlea concamerata - 20 mm, F+++, South Australia. $2
Monilea callifera - 19mm diam., F+++, Queensland. $5
Monilea callifera - 19.6mm diam., F+++, Queensland. $5

Herpetopoma atrata - 24mm diam., F+++, Queensland. $6

BIG!!!

Herpetopoma atrata - 15mm diam., F+++, Queensland. $4

Pseudostomatella papyracea - 26mm, Gem, Philippines. $8

BEAUTIFUL!!!

Pseudostomatella papyracea - 24mm, Gem, Philippines. $8

BEAUTIFUL!!!

Pseudostomatella papyracea - 19mm, Gem, Western Australia. $8
Pseudostomatella papyracea - 16mm, Gem, Western Australia. $8
Pseudostomatella decolorata - 18mm, Gem, Queensland. $12
Tallorbis roseolus - 12mm, F+++, Great Barrier Reef. $8
Umbonium zelandicum - 19mm dia., F+++, New Zealand. $2 each.
Chrysostoma paradoxum - 14mm dia., F+++, New Guinea. $2.

Umbonium vestiarium - 14mm dia., F+++, Philippines. 50 cents each.
Phasianella solida - 16mm, F+++, Western Australia. $3
Bankivia fasciata.- 14-17mm, F+++, New South Wales. Set of 4. $1
Calliostoma ticaonica - 10mm dia., F+++, Philippines. $4
Phasianella angasi - 10mm, F+++, Southern Queensland. $5
Phasianella angasi - 8.5mm, F+++, Southern Queensland. $5
Phasianella angasi - 9.5mm, F+++, Southern Queensland. $5
Phasianella angasi - 9mm, F+++, Southern Queensland. $5

 

 

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