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Christian Boernke

Christian Börnke


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Arrhoges occidentalis (Beck, 1836); off Canadian side of George's Bank, Nova Scotia Province, Canada; deep sea scallop Trawler; t: 66 mm, b: 63 mm; Coll. Christian Boernke

Sinustrombus latissimus x sinuatus; hybrid form; Samar Island, Eastern Visayas Region, Philippines; 163 mm; Coll. Christian Börnke

Sinustrombus sinuatus (Lightfoot, 1786); New Caledonia, Melanesia; t: 79 mm, b: 92 mm; Coll. Christian Börnke

Sinustrombus sinuatus ([Lightfoot], 1786); Tahiti Island, Society Islands, French Polynesia, South Pacific Ocean; t: 87 mm, b: 105 mm; Coll. Christian Börnke

Sinustrombus sinuatus (Lightfoot, 1786); Mahé Island, Seychelles Archipelago, Indian Ocean; t: 104 mm, b: 116 mm; 11/2013; Collected by & Coll. Christian Börnke

Sinustrombus sinuatus (Lightfoot, 1786); Nha Trang, Khánh Hòa Province, Vietnam; t: 129 mm, b: 127 mm; Coll. Christian Börnke

Sinustrombus latissimus (Linnaeus, 1758); Thio Village, South Province, east coast, New Caledonia, Melanesia; external reef, muddy sand; from 30 m; t: 202 mm, b: 197 mm; Coll. Christian Börnke

Sinustrombus taurus (Reeve, 1857); R-Buoy Pinacle, Kwajalein Atoll, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, North Pacific Ocean; at night 30-50 m; t: 108 mm, b: 98 mm; Coll. Christian Börnke

Lentigo lentiginosus (Linnaeus, 1758); Olango Island, Cebu Province, Central Visayas Region, Philippines; 78 mm; Coll. Christian Börnke

Lentigo lentiginosus (Linnaeus, 1758); Sulu Island, Sulu Province, A.R.M.M. Region, Philippines; 68,9 mm; by compressor diver 5-10 m; Coll. Christian Börnke

Lentigo pipus (Röding, 1798); subadult; Mahé Island, Seychelles Archipelago, Indian Ocean; 44 mm; 11/2013; Collected by & Coll. Christian Börnke

Lentigo lentiginosus x pipus; hybrid form; Olango Island, Cebu Province, Central Visayas Region, Philippines; 81 mm; Coll. Christian Börnke

Tricornis tricornis (Lightfoot, 1786); Hurghada, Red Sea Governorate, Egypt, Red Sea; taken on coral sand & sandy mud at 5-8 m by local fisherman; 132,0 mm; 10/2013; Coll. Christian Börnke

Tricornis oldi Emerson, 1965; Somalia, Indian Ocean; 130 mm; Coll. Christian Börnke

Tricornis oldi Emerson, 1965; Mogadishu, Banaadir Region, Somalia, Indian Ocean; t: 117 mm, b: 112 mm; Coll. Christian Börnke

Tricornis maximus (Martin, 1883); Miocene; Nyalindung, Sukabumi, West Java Province, Java Island, Indonesia; 178 mm; Coll. Christian Börnke

Thersistrombus thersites (Swainson, 1823); Nha Trang, Khánh Hòa Province, Vietnam; t: 159 mm, b: 148 mm; 2008; Coll. Christian Börnke

Thersistrombus thersites (Swainson, 1823); Kermadec Islands, New Zealand; by diver from 30 - 35 m; t: 129 mm, b: 144 mm; Coll. Christian Börnke

Lambis pilsbry Abbott, 1961; Nuku Hiva, Marquesas Islands; in shallow water on sand; 238 mm; Coll. Christian Börnke

Lambis robusta (Swainson, 1821); Tahiti Island, Society Islands, French Polynesia, South Pacific Ocean; t:113 mm, b: 168 mm; Coll. Christian Börnke

Lambis lambis (Linnaeus, 1758); Stanage Bay, Queensland State, north east Australia; amongst rubble at low tide; 220 mm, 235 mm; Coll. Christian Börnke

Lambis crocata x scorpius; hybrid form; Cebu Island, Central Visayas Region, Philippines; 168 mm, 142 mm; Coll. Christian Börnke

Harpago chiragra (Linnaeus, 1758); Montebello Islands, NW-Australia; 275 mm; Coll. Christian Börnke

Harpago arthriticus (Röding, 1798); Mayotte Department, Comoro Archipelago, Mozambique Channel, Indian Ocean; t: 145 mm, b: 148 mm; Coll. Christian Börnke

Harpago arthriticus (Röding, 1798); Mahé Island, Seychelles Archipelago, Indian Ocean; t: 158 mm, b: 156 mm; 11/2013; Collected & Coll. Christian Börnke

Ophioglossolambis violacea (Swainson, 1821); Saint Brandon Archipelago, northeast of Mauritius Island, Indian Ocean; 1.c: 97 mm, 2.c: 111 mm, 3.c: 134 mm; Coll. Christian Börnke

Barneystrombus kleckhamae (Cernohorsky, 1971); Rabaul, East New Britain Province, New Britain Island, Papua New Guinea; from 28 m; both 43 mm; Coll. Christian Börnke

Barneystrombus kleckhamae (Cernohorsky, 1971); Rabaul, East New Britain Province, New Britain Island, Papua New Guinea; fishmarket; 45 mm; Coll. Christian Börnke

Dolomena plicata (Röding, 1798); Ras Zafarana, Gulf of Suez, Egypt; 67 mm, 53 mm, 50 mm, 49 mm; Coll. Christian Börnke

Dolomena yerburyi (Smith, 1891); Mogadishu, Banaadir Region, Somalia, Indian Ocean; trawled; 45 mm; Coll. Christian Börnke

Dolomena yerburyi (Smith, 1891); Somalia, Indian Ocean; 1.r: 43 mm, 2.r: 43 mm, 3.r: 40 mm subadult, 4.r: 30 mm subadult; Coll. Christian Börnke

Dolomena columba Lamarck, 1822; Mahé, Seychellen; 43 mm, 42 mm; 11/2013; Collected by & Coll. Christian Börnke

Dolomena columba Lamarck, 1822; Seven Tree Island, Chacos, Carducia Bay, North of Republic of Mozambique, Indian Ocean; t: 56 mm, b: 58 mm; Coll. Christian Börnke

Dolomena athenia (Duclos, 1844); Lissenung Island, Kavieng, Papua New Guinea; "house reef", in 1-2 m; 31 mm; Collected by & Coll. Christian Börnke

Dolomena athenia (Duclos, 1844); Lissenung Island, Kavieng, Papua New Guinea; "house reef", in 1-2 m; 30, 33, 34, 28 mm; Collected by & Coll. Christian Börnke

Dolomena variabilis (Swainson, 1820); New Caledonia, Melanesia; t: 45 mm, b: 43 mm; Coll. Christian Börnke

Dolomena minimus x variabilis; hybrid form; Luzon Island, Philippines; 37 mm; Coll. Christian Börnke

Dolomena minima (Linnaeus, 1771); Kimbe Bay, New Britain, Papua New Guinea; in 15 m, on sand; 1.rl: 15 mm, 1.rr: 15 mm, 2rl: 16 mm, 2.rr: 17 mm, 3rl: 19 mm, 3.rr: 20 mm; Collected by & Coll. Christian Börnke

Dolomena abbotti Dekkers & Liverani, 2010; New Caledonia, Melanesia; 33 mm; Coll. Christian Börnke

Dolomena hickeyi (Willan, 2000); Dingo Beach, Queensland State, north east Australia; t: 38 mm, m: 41 mm, b: 39 mm; Coll. Christian Börnke

Dolomena hickeyi (Willan, 2000); Karimata St., Borneo, Indonesia; t: 49 mm, m: 47 mm, b: 46 mm; Coll. Christian Börnke

Dolomena dilatata (Swainson, 1821); Aliguay Island, Zamboanga del Norte Province, Zamboanga Peninsula Region, Philippines; t,m: 55 mm, b: 54 mm; Coll. Christian Börnke

Dolomena pulchella (Reeve, 1851); Nha Trang, Khánh Hòa Province, Vietnam; t: 36 mm, b: 30 mm; 12/2003; Coll. Christian Börnke

Dolomena pulchella (Reeve, 1851); Olango Island, Cebu Province, Central Visayas Region, Philippines; t: 31 mm, m: 28 mm, b: 33 mm; Coll. Christian Börnke

Dolomena pulchella (Reeve, 1851); Balicasag Island, Bohol Province, Central Visayas Region, Philippines; t: 37 mm, m: 36 mm, b: 35 mm; Coll. Christian Börnke

Doxander japonicus (Reeve, 1851); Fukuoka, Fukuoka Prefecture, Kyushu Region, Kyushu Island, Japan; 54 mm; 58 mm; Coll. Christian Börnke

Doxander japonicus (Reeve, 1851); Imabari (Ohmishima Island), Ehime Prefecture, Shikoku Region, Japan; 5-10 m deep on sand by diving; 9/2004; t: 51 mm, b: 60 mm; Coll. Christian Börnke

Doxander campbellii (Griffith & Pidgeon, 1834); Broome, Roebuck Bay, Kimberley Region, Western Australia, Australia; on sand bar at extreme low tide; 29mm and 35 mm; 10/2009; Coll. Christian Börnke

Doxander vittatus (Linnaeus, 1758); Dingo Beach, Queensland State, north east Australia; in sand and mud, collected at low tide; 1.r: 65 mm, 2.r: 61 mm, 3.r: 54 mm; 1993; Coll. Christian Börnke

Doxander vittatus apicatus (Man in 't Veld & Visser, 1993); Nha Trang, Khánh Hòa Province, Vietnam; mud at 20 m; Coll. Christian Börnke

Canarium klineorum (Abbott, 1960); Trincomalee, Eastern Province, Sri Lanka Island (formerly Ceylon); t:45 mm, b:34 mm; 12/1990; Coll. Christian Börnke

Canarium rugosum (Sowerby, 1825); Ovalau Island, Vava'u Group, Tonga; in silty sand under rock at low Tide; 22 mm; Coll. Christian Börnke

Canarium rugosum (Sowerby, 1825); Tonga; 29 mm; Coll. Christian Börnke

Canarium rugosum (Sowerby, 1825); Tonga; t: 28 mm, b: 30 mm; Coll. Christian Börnke

Canarium erythrinum (Dillwyn, 1817); Ricaudy, Noumea, South Province, New Caledonia, Melanesia; both 45 mm; by local shell collector; 9/2004; Coll. Christian Boernke

Canarium erythrinum (Dillwyn, 1817); Djibouti, Gulf of Aden, Arabian Sea; on sand; 1.r: 30 mm, 2.r: 29 mm, 3.r 29 mm, 4.r: 28 mm, 5.r: 27 mm; Coll. Christian Börnke

Canarium urceus incisus (Wood, 1828); Lissenung, Kavieng, New Ireland, Papua New Guinea; in shallow water; 22 mm; Collected by & Collection Christian Börnke

Canarium urceus incisum (Wood, 1828); Yandina, Mbanika Island, Russell group, Solomon Islands; at night by Scuba diver, 30 ft; 1.r: 22 mm, 2.r: 23 mm; b: Munda, Roviana Lagoon, North Western Georgia, Solomon Islands; 19 mm; 1981; Coll. Christian Börnke

Canarium urceus orrae (Abbott, 1960); Broome, Kimberley Region, Western Australia, Australia; collected at lowtide; 1.r: 40 mm, 2.r: 40 mm, 3.r: 38 mm, 4.r: 37 mm, 5.r: 36 m; 1985; Coll. Christian Börnke

Canarium olydium (Duclos, 1844); Antsiranana (formerly Diego Suarez), Diana Region, North Madagascar; t: 42 mm, m: 40 mm, b: 42 mm; Coll. Christian Boernke

Canarium betuleti (Kronenberg, 1991); Racha Islands (Raya), southeastern coast of Phuket, Thailand, Andaman Sea; by diver, 20 m; t: 22mm, m: 24 mm, b: 23 mm; Coll. Christian Börnke

Canarium maculatum (G. B. Sowerby II, 1842); Easter Islands; t: 29 mm, m: 29 mm, b: 25 mm; Coll. Christian Börnke

Canarium fusiforme (Sowerby, 1842); Eilat, Gulf of Aqaba, Israel, Red Sea; on sand in 2-4 m; 32 mm, 24 mm; Coll. Christian Börnke

Canarium fusiforme (Sowerby, 1842); Nacala Bay, Nampula Province, Republic of Mozambique, Indian Ocean; in shallow water; freak specimen; 35 mm; Coll. Christian Börnke

Canarium mutabile (Swainson, 1821); Mirbat, Dhofar Governorate, southwestern Oman; in 2m on sand at night; t: 25 mm, m: 23 mm, b: 21 mm; 11/2014; Coll. Christian Börnke

Laevistrombus turturella (Röding, 1798); Philippines Islands; t: 112 mm, b: 108 mm; Coll. Christian Börnke

Laevistrombus canarium (Linnaeus, 1758); Koh Samui, Surat Thani, Thailand; t: 34 mm, m: 33 mm, b: 32 mm; Coll. Christian Börnke

Margistrombus succinctus (Linnaeus, 1767); off Chennai (formerly Madras), Trichinopoly District, Tamil Nadu, Coromandel Coast, Bay of Bengal, India; t: 39 mm, b:46 mm; 1978; Coll. Christian Börnke

Margistrombus succinctus (Linnaeus, 1767); Panbam Island, Ramanathapuram district, Tamil Nadu State, Coromandel Coast, Bay of Bengal, India; 60 mm; Coll. Christian Börnke

Margistrombus succinctus (Linnaeus, 1767); Panbam Island, Ramanathapuram district, Tamil Nadu State, Coromandel Coast, Bay of Bengal, India; 54 mm; Coll. Christian Börnke

Margistrombus septimus (Duclos, 1844); Pouebo, North Province, New Caledonia, Melanesia; t: 48 mm, b: 40 mm; Coll. Christian Börnke

Margistrombus septimus (Duclos, 1844); Pouebo, North Province, New Caledonia, Melanesia; t: 53 mm, b: 43 mm; Coll. Christian Börnke

Margistrombus marginatus (Linnaeus, 1758); Bay of Bengal, India; t: 55 mm, m,b: 54 mm; Coll. Christian Börnke

Margistrombus robustus (Sowerby II, 1874); Nha Trang, Khánh Hòa Province, Vietnam, t: 59 mm, b: 58 mm; Coll. Christian Börnke

Dolomena sowerbyorum Visser & Man in‘t Veld: 2005; Kaohsiung, Lingya District, Taiwan Island, Republic of China; t: 45 mm, b: 44 mm; 2/2008; Coll. Christian Börnke

Euprotomus bulla x chrysostomus; hybrid specimen ?; Panglao Island, Balicasag Island, Bohol Province, Central Visayas Region, Philippines; 65 mm; Coll. Christian Börnke

Euprotomus aurora Kronenberg, 2002; Mahé Island, Seychelles Archipelago, Indian Ocean; 1.r: 55 mm, 2.r: 54 mm, 3.r: 58 mm; 11/2013; Collected by & Coll. Christian Börnke

Euprotomus vomer (Röding, 1798); off Cairns, Queensland State, north east Australia; by scuba diver at 20 ft; t: 72,7 mm, b: 74,2 mm; Coll. Christian Börnke

Euprotomus vomer (Röding, 1798); Noumea, South Province, New Caledonia, Melanesia; at 20 m; t: 78 mm, b: 74 mm; Coll. Christian Börnke

Euprotomus vomer forma kiwi Bozzetti & Sargent, 2011; Raoul Island, Kermadec Islands, New Zealand; 25-30 m; 82 mm; Coll. Christian Börnke

Euprotomus hawaiensis (Pilsbry, 1918); Oahu Island, Hawaii Islands, USA; in sand pad in pinna bed; t: 82 mm, b: 72 mm; Coll. Christian Börnke

Euprotomus chrysostomus (Kuroda, 1942); Okinawa Island, Okinawa Prefecture, Ryukyu Islands, Japan; by diver from 7-8 m; 76 mm; Coll. Christian Börnke

Euprotomus aurora Kronenberg, 2002; Toliara (formerly Tuléar), Atsimo-Andrefana Region, southern Madagascar; 89 mm; Coll. Christian Börnke

Mirabilistrombus listeri (Gray, 1852); Al Fujairah, Gulf of Oman, United Arab Emirates; 104 mm, 106 mm; Coll. Christian Börnke

Persististrombus granulatus (Swainson, 1822); Galapagos Islands, Ecuador; 82 mm; Coll. Christian Börnke

Persististrombus granulatus (Swainson, 1822); off Salango Island, Manabi Province, Ecuador; taken by scuba diver at 20-30 m; t: 72 mm, b: 68 mm; 11/2013; Coll. Christian Börnke

Persististrombus granulatus (Swainson, 1822); Channel of Afuera Island (Isla Canal de Afuera), Veraguas Province, Panama; at 240 feet; t: 36 mm, m: 36 mm, b: 34 mm; 1994; Coll. Christian Börnke

Strombus alatus Gmelin, 1791; Riviera Beach, Peanut Island, Florida, USA; live collected in eel-grass at 1 m; t: 86 mm, m: 85 mm, b: 84 mm; 5/1985; Coll. Christian Börnke

Strombus alatus Gmelin, 1791; Peanut Island, Florida, USA; t: 92 mm, b: 95 mm; Coll. Christian Börnke

Strombus pugilis Linnaeus, 1758; Playa del Carmen, Solidaridad Municipality, Quintana Roo State, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico; t: 102 mm, b: 93 mm; at 12 m on sand; Coll. Christian Börnke

Lobatus raninus (Gmelin, 1791); Porvenir Island, San Blas Islands, Panama; dived at 2-4 m; t: 78 mm, b: 76 mm; 7/2012; Coll. Christian Börnke

Lobatus raninus (Gmelin, 1791); Banc des Rochelais, Haiti, Hispaniola Island, Greater Antilles; dived at 10-15 m; 2013; t: 96 mm, b:79 mm; Coll. Christian Börnke

Lobatus raninus (Gmelin, 1791); off Camocim, Ceara State, Brazil; collected on fishing nets at 30-40 m; t: 93 mm, b: 92 mm; Coll. Christian Börnke

Lobatus gallus (Linnaeus, 1758); off Arrondissement des Cayes, SW Haiti, Hispaniola Island, Greater Antilles; taken on sand bottom with sea weed, at 8-12 m by local free diver; 156 mm; 2/2015; Coll. Christian Börnke

Lobatus gallus (Linnaeus, 1758); off Arrondissement des Cayes, SW Haiti, Hispaniola Island, Greater Antilles; taken on sand bottom with sea weed, at 8-12 m by local free diver; 155 mm; 2/2015; Coll. Christian Börnke

Lobatus gallus (Linnaeus, 1758); off Pernambuco, Brazil; 182 mm; Coll. Christian Börnke

Lobatus gallus (Linnaeus, 1758); off Pernambuco, Brazil; juvenile specimen; 62 mm; Coll. Christian Börnke

Lobatus peruvianus Swainson, 1823; Isla del Muerto, Ecuador, at the border to Peru; 10-20 m, by diver; 227 mm; Coll. Christian Börnke

Conomurex decorus (Röding, 1798); Vilamendhoo Island, South Ari Atoll, Maldives, Indian Ocean; in shallow water; 55 mm; Coll. Christian Börnke

Conomurex persicus (Swainson, 1821); Al-Zour, Kuwait, Persian Gulf, Indian Ocean; intertidal to 2 m, on sand; t: 55 mm, b: 50 mm; Coll. Christian Börnke

Conomurex coniformis (Sowerby II, 1842); Masirah Island, Ash Sharqiyah Region, Oman, Arabian Sea, Indian Ocean; 38 mm; 2/2010; Coll. Christian Börnke

Conomurex coniformis (Sowerby II, 1842); Masirah Island, Ash Sharqiyah Region, Oman, Arabian Sea, Indian Ocean; t: 34 mm, b: 31 mm; 2/2010; Coll. Christian Börnke

Conomurex coniformis (Sowerby II, 1842); Mogadishu, Banaadir Region, Somalia, Indian Ocean; trawled; t: 37 mm, b: 35 mm; Coll. Christian Börnke

Gibberulus gibberulus (Linnaeus, 1758); Mirbat, Dhofar Governorate, southwestern Oman, Arabian Sea, Indian Ocean; on sand in 3 m at night dive; 11/2014; Collected by & Coll. Christian Börnke

Tridentarius dentatus (Linnaeus, 1758); Nuku Hiva, Marquesas Islands; Coll. Christian Börnke

  • tl: 48 mm, tr: 46 mm, ml: 46 mm, mr: 41 mm, b: 38 mm

Terestrombus fragilis (Röding, 1798); Tonga; 30-35 m; 7/2010; Coll. Christian Börnke

  • t: Vakaeitu Island; 34 mm, 36 mm
  • m: Vava'u; 37 mm, 35 mm
  • b: Euaiki Island; 37 mm

Tibia melanocheilus (Adams, 1854); Gulf of Bengal, West of Thailand; from fish trawler, at 60-80 m; 153 mm; Coll. Christian Börnke

Rostellariella lorenzi Morrison, 2005; Timor Sea; trawled at 350 m; 92 mm; Coll. Christian Börnke

Varicospira tyleri (H. & A. Adams, 1864); Kuantan, Pahang State, Peninsular Malaysia; 21 mm; Coll. Christian Börnke

Varicospira kooli Moolenbeek & Dekker, 2007; Paratype; Ngapali Beach, Jha Taw Village, Rakhine Province, Bay of Bengal, Myanmar; 18°15'N, 94°20'E; beach at low tide, crabbed, 12/2006; Ex-coll. Kool; Coll. Christian Börnke

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