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Help ID Oliva shells - mikede - 07-09-2009

Hello,

I need help identifying these 5 Oliva shells. The shells come from the Philippines. The largest of the 5 shells is around 6cm long.

<a href="http://img233.imageshack.us/i/olivamabul2009shop01.jpg/" target="_blank"><img src="http://img233.imageshack.us/img233/9090/olivamabul2009shop01.th.jpg" alt="http://img233.imageshack.us/img233/9090/olivamabul2009shop01.th.jpg" style="border:0" /></a>
<a href="http://img22.imageshack.us/i/olivamabul2009shop11.jpg/" target="_blank"><img src="http://img22.imageshack.us/img22/3548/olivamabul2009shop11.th.jpg" alt="http://img22.imageshack.us/img22/3548/olivamabul2009shop11.th.jpg" style="border:0" /></a>
<a href="http://img22.imageshack.us/i/olivamabul2009shop21.jpg/" target="_blank"><img src="http://img22.imageshack.us/img22/341/olivamabul2009shop21.th.jpg" alt="http://img22.imageshack.us/img22/341/olivamabul2009shop21.th.jpg" style="border:0" /></a>

Thanks,
Mike  <span class="petit">--Last edited by mikede on 2009-07-09 23:10:01 --</span>


Help ID Oliva shells - dave r - 07-10-2009

Hi Mike,
Nos. 1, 4 and 5 are Oliva vidua, No. 2 is O.tricolor. No. 3 I am not sure of, it could be a form of O. bulbiformis or even another vidua.
Dave


Help ID Oliva shells - dave r - 07-10-2009

No problem, Olividae is one of my specialities.Wink
Dave


Help ID Oliva shells - mikede - 07-10-2009

That was quick <img src="images/smiley/smile.gif" alt="" border="0" />. Thanks Dave!

Mike


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