2013 exhibition of shells in Olomouc

There was a small exhibition called “Beauty of seas and oceans” (“Krása moří a oceánů”) of shells in the Regional Museum in Olomouc (Vlastivědné muzeum Olomouc) from May 3, 2013 to August 31, 2013. Shells are from the private collection by Jana Podhajská and Josef Podhajský. Shells from this collection were also on exhibitions in various towns in the Czech Republic.

Enjoy this photographic reportage from the exhibition.


ConidaeConidae2 – Conus buxeus loroisii Kiener, 1846 from the Philippines
4 – Conus leopardus (Röding, 1798) from the Philippines
9 – Conus bandanus Hwass in Bruguière, 1792 from the Philippines
75 – Conus shikamai Coomans, Moolenbeek & Wils, 1985 from the Philippines
80 – Conus striatellus Link, 1807 from Kenya


CypraeidaeCypraeidae Cypraeidae Cypraeidae Cypraeidaemany of shells from the family Cypraeidae


HaliotidaeHaliotis rufescensHaliotis rufescens Swainson, 1822 from California


VolutidaeVolutidae34 – Cymbium olla (Linnaeus, 1758) from Portugal and Morocco

Volutidae31 – Melo miltonis (Gray in Griffith & Pidgeon, 1833) from Morocco
61 – Voluta ebraea Linnaeus, 1758 from Brazil
65 – Cymbiola imperialis (Lightfoot, 1786) from the Philippines


TonnidaeMalea ringensMalea ringens (Swainson, 1822) from Peru


Neorapana muricataNeorapana muricata (Broderip, 1832) from Mexico

Hexaplex regiusHexaplex regius (Swainson, 1821)

Purpura bufoPurpura bufoPurpura bufo Lamarck, 1822 from Madagascar


Harpidae1 – Harpa amouretta Röding, 1798 from Indonesia
2 – Harpa amouretta Röding, 1798 from Tanzania
3 – Harpa articularis Lamarck, 1822 from the Philippines
4 – Harpa cabriti Lamarck, 1816 from Kenya
8 – Harpa harpa (Linnaeus, 1758) from the Philippines


MitridaeMitra idaeMitra idae Melvill, 1893 from California

Mitra variabilisMitra variabilis Reeve, 1844 from Australia



Reticutriton pfeifferianusReticutriton pfeifferianus (Reeve, 1844) from Vietnam

Fusitriton oregonensisFusitriton oregonensis (Redfield, 1846) from California

Cymatium hepaticum

Cymatium hepaticum (Röding, 1798) from Indonesia


Pleurotomariidae1 – Bayerotrochus teramachii (Kuroda, 1955) from Taiwan
2 – Mikadotrochus hirasei (Pilsbry, 1903) from Taiwan

Bayerotrochus teramachiiBayerotrochus teramachiiBayerotrochus teramachii (Kuroda, 1955) from Taiwan


Mikadotrochus hiraseiMikadotrochus hirasei

Mikadotrochus hirasei (Pilsbry, 1903) from Taiwan


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