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Cypraeidae Cypraea Lyncina (other) vitellus vitellus

vitellus vitellus

52 mm

Gem

14,07 Euro

Elisa Guardiani › lisandlor

02.02.2008

Marshall Islands › Kwajalein Atoll

Lyncina vitellus polynesiae ... Callous,heavy, bumpy specimen, with dark contrating sides and a somewhat pyriform outline

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraea tigris tigris

tigris tigris

130 mm

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> 100 Euro

Richard M. Rogers › maxella

23.02.2008

Hawaiian Islands

There are no cracks or chips. I think the pix are a good representation, there is some glair.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Zoila (friendii complex) thersites thersites

thersites thersites

70 mm

F+++/Gem

37,84 Euro

Zhao Yifan › shellshomecn

28.02.2008

Australia (SA) › Yorke Peninsula › Edithburgh

Very nice pattern by diver at 6 meters on sponge South Australia 2006.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Erosaria (i-t) spurca spurca

spurca spurca

29,99 mm

Gem

11,00 Euro

Alberto Cernigliaro › ignazio1962

04.02.2008

Italy › Egadi Islands
see remarks

BEAUTYIUL DARK PATTERN

Was sold as s. verdensium. If this is right, location is wrong.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Zoila (other) venusta episema

venusta episema

58 mm

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39,00 Euro

Henn › maikikind

20.02.2008

Australia (WA) › Fremantle › Rottnest Island

Top Stück.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Lyncina (other) porteri porteri

porteri porteri

51,8 mm

F+++/Gem

> 100 Euro

Philippe Guyot-Sionnest › olpor

12.02.2008

Philippines

Superbe porcelaine, mature et lourde

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (algoensis alike) mikeharti mikeharti

mikeharti mikeharti

19,1 mm

F+/F++

2,77 Euro

Randy Bridges › rjshellman

05.02.2008

South Africa › Western Cape › False Bay

Collected in 5-10m. Another rarely offered cowry, Cypraeovula mikeharti. This specimen from South Africa measures 19.1 mm and is in excellent F+/F++ condition. This robust and mature specimen will make a great addition to your collection!

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Leporicypraea geographica geographica

geographica geographica

61 mm

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7,50 Euro

Henn › maikikind

20.02.2008

Madagascar › Morombe
Morombi (=Morombe?)

Schnecke cypraea mappa alga

* I have bought mappa and got this geographica. Wrong data dicovered by Riccardo

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Contradusta hungerfordi coucomi

hungerfordi coucomi

38 mm

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32,43 Euro

Zhao Yifan › shellshomecn

28.02.2008

Australia (QLD) › Great Barrier Reef › Half Moon Reef

Trawled in 240 meters Off Half Moon Reef Swain Reefs Queensland 2006.

* perhaps another ssp. - Thank you for your help Riccardo

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Contradusta hungerfordi hungerfordi

hungerfordi hungerfordi

40,5 mm

F+++

25,68 Euro

Zhao Yifan › shellshomecn

28.02.2008

East China Sea
Got wrong data. My estimation: East China Sea

Nice pattern trawled in deep water West Australia. Jan 2006.

ATTENTION: FALSE LABEL! ** I have bought hungerfordi bealsi and got hungerfordi hungerfordi. Wrong data dicovered by Riccardo. Discussed here: http://cowryforum.bboard.de/board/ftopic-41123903nx25725-259.html

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Umbilia hesitata hesitata

hesitata hesitata

90,5 mm

Top Stück, keine Macken

19,50 Euro

Henn › maikikind

20.02.2008

Australia › Bass Strait (Tasmania or Victoria)

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Zoila (friendii complex) friendii friendii

friendii friendii

86 mm

Super Top Stück

55,00 Euro

Henn › maikikind

20.02.2008

Australia (WA) › Fremantle › Rottnest Island

Super Top Stück

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Erronea caurica samoensis

caurica samoensis

29,5 mm

F++

38,97 Euro

Randy L. Allamand › rallamand

16.02.2008

Samoan Islands › American Samoa › Tutuila Island

Found on reef at 2-3 meters, 1999

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Monetaria caputserpentis caputserpentis

c. caputserpentis

28,5 mm

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10,07 Euro

Daniel Margareta › dennuise306

01.02.2008

Indonesia

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