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VOLUTIDAE (Volutes, Lyria, Melo etc.)

 

Another visually stunning family with very diverse size, shape, texture, color and patterns. Found in all oceans and depths and again are very prized among collectors They are found on tidal sand flats to 400 metre deep trawled specimens and range in size from 20mm - 350mm. Approximately 250 species exist but new specimens are still being discovered in the oceans depths and in remote locations.

ULTRA RARITY!!!!

Voluta baconi - 53.7mm, Gem-, collected 150mts, $6,000

 

#M020 Volutoconus coniformis - 74.9mm, F+++. $500 sold

STUNNING SPECIMEN!!!

Volutoconus grossi - 110.9mm, F++(minor faults only). $50

BIG BEAUTY!!!

Amoria kawamurai - 84.3mm, Gem-, $2,500

THE VERY BEST I'VE SEEN!!!

RARELY SEEN SPECIES!!!

#M050 Livonia nodiplicata - 370mm, F+++, $1,000

AN AMAZING SPECIMEN!!!

THIS SIZE RARELY SEEN

 

A VOLUTE COLLECTORS - MUST HAVE!

Livonia roadnightae - 187mm, Gem-, $140

BEAUTIFUL BIG NICELY

Livonia roadnightae - 170mm, F+++, $120

PATTERNED SPECIMENS!!!

Vol. Cymb. jansae - 154.9mm, F++, Queensland. $50 sold

BIG BEAUTY!!!

Vol. Cymb. jansae - 139.8mm, F++, Queensland. $40

STUNNING PATTERN!!!

Vol. Cymbiolista hunteri - 135mm, F++(minor Faults only), Queensland. $25

BEAUT DARK PATTERN!!!

Vol. Cymbiolista hunteri - 154mm, F++, Queensland. $40

PATTERNLESS FORM!!!

 

Livonia roadnightae - 175mm, F+++, $120 sold

BEAUTIFUL SPECIMEN!!!

 

Some Australian

Species

See Amoria, Cymbiolacca, Others etc. below for other Aust. & World Species.
Livonia mamilla - 240mm, F++, $120
Livonia mamilla - 240mm, F++, $80 sold

Vol. Ericusa sowerbyi perspecta - 200mm, F+++, New South Wales, $150

LIGHTNING VOLUTE - SUPERB SPECIMEN!!!

Vol. Ericusa sowerbyi perspecta - 190mm, F++/F+++, New South Wales, $130
Vol. Ericusa sowerbyi perspecta - 175mm, F++/F+++, New South Wales, $100
Vol. Ericusa sowerbyi - 145mm, F+++, Victoria, $40
Vol. Ericusa sowerbyi porcelana - 137mm, F++/F+++, Victoria, $120

Vol. Cymbiolista hunteri - 170mm, F++, New South Wales. $90 sold

BIG!! BIG!! BIG!!!

Vol. Cymbiolista hunteri - 150mm, F++ (no scars), New South Wales. $60

Vol. Cymbiolista hunteri - 141mm, F++ (no scars), Queensland. $40

UNUSUAL PATTERN!!!

Vol. Cymbiolista hunteri - 129mm, F+++, New South Wales. $30 

Vol. Cymbiolista hunteri - 120mm, F+++, Queensland. $20 
Vol. Cymbiolista hunteri - 129mm, F++ (minor faults only), Queensland. $30

Vol. Cymbiolista hunteri - 122mm, F++ (minor faults only), Queensland. Has jansae shape. $25

NICE PATTERN!!!

Vol. Cymbiolista hunteri - 118mm, F++ (minor faults only), Queensland. $20
Vol. Cymbiolista hunteri - 118mm, F++ (minor faults only), Queensland. $20

Vol. Cymbiolista hunteri - 139mm, F++(minor Faults only), Queensland. $40

SPECIAL BANDED PATTERN!!!

Vol. Cymbiolista hunteri - 96.5mm, F++, Queensland. $250

Only recently discovered - 4 specimens in existence to date.

DWARF ssp.!!!

Vol. Cymbiolista hunteri - 157mm, F++ (minor faults only), New South Wales. Albino semi patternless form. $90

ALBINO!!!

Vol. Cymbiolista hunteri - 118mm, F+++, New South Wales. Albino semi patternless form. $80

ALBINO!!!

Vol. Cymbiolista hunteri - 117.5mm, F++ (minor faults only), New South Wales. Albino semi patternless form. $80

ALBINO!!!

Vol. Cymbiolista jansae - 145mm, F++(no scars), New South Wales. Big size. $80 sold

JUST NAMED!!!  

Vol. Cymbiolista jansae - 128mm, F++(minor faults), New South Wales. $40 sold

 

Vol. Cymbiolista jansae - 112mm, F++(minor faults only), New South Wales. $40

Vol. Cymbiolista jansae - 101.5mm, F++(minor faults only), New South Wales. $40

Vol. Cymbiolista jansae - 140.5mm, F++(minor faults only), Queensland. $60 sold

BIG!!!

Vol. Cymbiolista jansae - 120mm, F++(minor faults only), Queensland. $50

NICE PATTERN!!!

Vol. Ericusa fulgetra - 144mm, F++ (minor faults, no scars), Victoria.$60

VERY BIG!!!!   

Vol. Ericusa fulgetra - 123mm, F+++, South Australia.$50
Vol. Ericusa fulgetra - 118mm, F+++, South Australia.$40  sold
Vol. Ericusa fulgetra - 112mm, F+++, South Australia.$40 
Vol. Ericusa fulgetra - 105mm, F++, South Australia.Uncommon patternless form. $60
Vol. Ericusa papillosa kenyoniana - 122mm, F++(minor faults only), South Australia.$40 
Vol. Ericusa papillosa kenyoniana - 115mm, F++(no scars, sand inclusions in mouth), South Australia.$30 sold
Vol. Ericusa papillosa kenyoniana - 154mm, F++(minor faults only), Victoria.$30 sold

Vol. Livonia roadnightae - 140mm, F++ (minor faults only), Victoria. $70 sold

GREAT PRICE!!!

Vol. Livonia roadnightae - 138mm, F++, Victoria. $40 sold

GREAT PRICE!!!

Vol. Livonia roadnightae - 115mm, F++(no scars), Victoria. Very bulbous protoconch.$40 sold
Vol. Ericusa sericata - 110mm, F+ (scar on underside, have F++ in smaller), Northern New South Wales, uncommon, nice big one of this species. $15 sold
Vol. Ericusa sericata - 101mm, F++ (very minor faults), Northern New South Wales. $15
Vol. Ericusa sericata - 98mm, F+++, Northern New South Wales. $20
Vol. Ericusa sericata - 101mm, F++ (very minor faults), Northern New South Wales. $12

Volutoconus multiformis - 83mm, F+++, Queensland. $50

JUST NAMED (2013)

VERY BIG SIZE!!!

Volutoconus multiformis - 60mm, F+++, Queensland.$40

JUST NAMED (2013)

EXCELLENT QUALITY!!!

Volutoconus multiformis - 70mm, F+++ , North Queensland. $40

Volutoconus multiformis - 57.5mm, Gem- , North Queensland. $40

EXCELLENT QUALITY!!!

Livonia mamilla (juvenile) - 93mm, F++(dead collected), Victoria. $20
Melo (juvenile) - 75mm, F+(dead collected), Queensland. $10
Melo (baby) - 17.2mm, F++(dead collected), Queensland. $15
 
 

 

 

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