Collection of shells "Hexaplex chicoreum"
Philippines, Papua New Guinea or Indonesia, 20th century, private collection from Netherlands.
Hexaplex cichoreum, common name the "endive murex", is a medium-sized species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Muricidae, the murex shells or rock snails. Beautiful set of 3 shells from Dutch private collection. Excellent condition. Age-related wear, dirt and dust. Size varies from 9,3cm to 11,8cm. Weight total 220g.
NB! This aged shell/ conch collection are private specimen from Netherlands, Europe. We don’t sell, buy or distribute new shells, conches or fragments and we don’t accept their illegal importation.