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Fig Shells, Papery rapa snails, Sootted tun shells, Pacific Partridge tun, Lightning whelks & bonnets

Fig Shells, Papery rapa snails, Sootted tun shells, Pacific Partridge tun, Lightning whelks & bonnets

  • $ 19.99


Fig Shells, Papery rapa snails, Sootted tun shells, Mediterranean Bonnets, Pacific Partridge tun, Rugose bonnet, Spiny Bonnet, Lightning whelks -- Ficus Communis, Ficus, Ficus Variegata, Ficus subintermedia, rapa rapa, Tonna Dolium, galeodea rugosa, Galeodea echinophora, Busycon contrarium. Albertus Seba (May 12, 1665, Etzel near Friedeburg – May 2, 1736, Amsterdam) was a Dutch pharmacist, zoologist and collector. Seba accumulated one of the largest cabinets of curiosities in the Netherlands during his time. He sold one of his cabinets in 1717 to Peter the Great of Russia. His later collections were auctioned after his death. He published descriptions of his collections in the work Locupletissimi rerum naturalium thesauri accurata descriptio.