Turbinellidae

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Vasum cassiforme - (Kiener, 1841)
Brasil. Pernambuco state. Recife. From fishermen. November 1994.
F+  /  89mm
#24533
25.00 EUR
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Vasum latiriforme - Rehder and Abbott, 1951
Mexico. Gulf of Mexico. Yucatan. Alacran reef. Dived at ca 35m. 1979.
F  /  75.8mm
#24914
w/o. Unfortunately, there is erosion on this fabulous shell. It is a species virtually absent from all collections, apparently only known from less than a dozen of shells. This is a huge specimen, most probably new WRS.
600.00 EUR
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Vasum latiriforme - Rehder and Abbott, 1951
Mexico. Gulf of Mexico. Yucatan. Alacran reef. Dived at ca 35m. 1979.
F  /  49mm
#24915
Great rarity, apparently only about a dozen known in collections and not available any more on the shell market. This one has an eroded upper spire and lacks the protoconch.
275.00 EUR
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Vasum muricatum - (Born, 1778)
Jamaica. NWJ. Sandy Bay. Dived at ca 10m. August 1980.
F/F+  /  102mm
#24921
w/o. w/ most of perio. Some erosion. Spire and part of last whorl covered with chalky deposit. No idea what the shell looks like underneath.
22.00 EUR
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Vasum muricatum - Born, 1778
USA. Florida. Tampa Bay. October 1975.
F/F+  /  62mm
#8764
Proto damage. Lip not fully mature.
5.00 EUR
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Vasum rhinoceros - (Gmelin, 1791)
Tanzania. Dar-Es-Salaam. From fishermen.July 1996.
F+  /  63-87mm
#4680
Some upper spire damage, as usual.
6.00 EUR
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Vasum rhinoceros - (Gmelin, 1791)
Zanzibar. Jambiani. On sand at low tide. April 1994.
F/F+  /  49-53mm
#18333
Spires somewhat eroded.
3.00 EUR
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Vasum rhinoceros - Gmelin, 1791
Zanzibar. Nungwi. On reef. August 1961.
F/F+  /  36-46mm
#15778
juveniles. w/o. Some already with decent spire erosion.
2.00 EUR
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Vasum rhinoceros - Gmelin, 1791
Tanzania. Mtwara. On reef at low tide. June1988.
F+  /  47mm
#15829
3.50 EUR
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Vasum triangularis - (EA Smith, 1902)
South Africa. Natal. South Coast. From scuba diver. April 2004.
F/F+  /  80-82mm
#19348
w/perio. Nice size. Immature lip with small chips. From southern Natal.
30.00 EUR
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Vasum triangularis - (Smith, 1902)
South Africa. Natal. South Coast. Dived at 30-40m. October 2016.
F+  /  83mm
#21354
w/o. w/perio. From southern Natal. Proto imperfect.
60.00 EUR
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Vasum truncatum - Sowerby, 1890
South Africa. Transkei. Coffee Bay. Dived in mud at 20m. September 1988.
F+  /  59-68mm
#4532
Some w/o. some w/perio.
25.00 EUR
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Vasum tubiferum - (Anton, 1839)
Philippines. Palawan. Coron. August 1976.
F+  /  71mm
#7416
w/o.
5.00 EUR
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Vasum tubiferum - Anton, 1839
Philippines. Palawan. Coron. June 1986.
F+  /  60mm
#8763
Some erosion on spire.
6.00 EUR
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Vasum turbinellum - (Linnaeus, 1758)
Papua New Guinea. Madang province. Hansa Bay. Laing Island. November 1986.
F  /  61mm
#24925
w/o. Eroded spire. w/perio.
2.50 EUR