Turbinellidae

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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)
Venezuela. Falcon estate. Tucacas. On coral rubble in shallow water at low tide. December 1984.
F/F+  /  98mm
#25693
w/o. w/perio. Upper spire eroded (proto gone). Massive and heavy shell.
22.00 EUR
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Vasum muricatum - (Born, 1778)
USA. Florida. The Keys. Isla Morada. in shallow water. September 1985.
F+  /  84mm
#26207
w/o. w/perio. Lip not fully adult yet.
12.00 EUR
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Vasum muricatum - (Born, 1778)
USA. Florida. The Keys. Isla Morada. in shallow water. September 1985.
F/F+  /  79mm
#26208
w/o. w/perio. Lip not fully adult yet and ventral growth scar.
10.00 EUR
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Vasum muricatum - (Born, 1778)
USA. Florida. The Keys. Isla Morada. in shallow water. September 1985.
F+  /  84mm
#26209
w/o. w/perio. Upper spire rather rough.
12.00 EUR
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Vasum muricatum - (Born, 1778)
Cuba. Oriente province. Santiago de Cuba harbour. Nispero Cove. July 1946.
F  /  68mm
#26210
w/perio.
6.00 EUR
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Vasum muricatum - (Born, 1778)
USA. Florida. The Keys. Missouri Key. in shallow water. July 1982.
F+  /  73mm
#26211
w/o. w/perio.
7.00 EUR
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Vasum muricatum - (Born, 1778)
USA. Florida. The Keys. Missouri Key. in shallow water. July 1982.
F/F+  /  67mm
#26212
w/o. w/perio. Spire rather rough.
6.00 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)
Kenya. Malindi. in shallow water. November 1957.
F+  /  61mm
#25695
lip still slightly thin. Spire with the usual erosion. w/perio.
4.00 EUR
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Vasum rhinoceros - (Gmelin, 1791)
Kenya. Malindi. in shallow water. November 1957.
F+  /  61mm
#25696
w/o. w/perio. Some spire erosion and lip still thin.
4.00 EUR
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Vasum rhinoceros - (Gmelin, 1791)
Kenya. Malindi. In shallow water. November 1957.
F+  /  53mm
#25701
w/o. w/perio. Spire eroded. Not large, but adult.
4.00 EUR