Zugänge

2010-06

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
upload : 2010-10-08
Cypraeidae Cypraea Erronea pyriformis pyriformis

pyriformis pyriformis

17,93 mm

Gem

2,50 Euro

Cillan Chan

24.06.2010

Philippines (Palawan) › Balabac Islands › Balabac Island

From fishermen. May 2010

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Erronea caurica quinquefasciata

caurica quinquefasciata

37,5 mm

Gem

17,17 Euro

Randy Bridges › www.rbridges.com

01.06.2010

Egypt › Sharm el Naga

Under rocks while snorkeling in 1-2 meters. Large and heavy specimen of the northern Red Sea-form

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Luria lurida pulchroides

lurida pulchroides

25,7 mm

F+++/Gem

13,34 Euro

Cillan Chan

24.06.2010

Equatorial Guinea › Mbini
Rio Muni, Punta Enviondo

Minor scar in dorsum. CUTE size. Under rocks at 2 meter depth. October 1966

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Notocypraea angustata angustata

angustata angustata

24,7 mm

F+/Gem

17,17 Euro

Randy Bridges › www.rbridges.com

01.06.2010

Australia (SA) › Port MacDonnell

Under rocks on reef in 2-3 meters. Nice, live collected specimen, hard to get.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Erronea pyriformis pyriformis

pyriformis pyriformis

19,23 mm

Gem/F+++

2,50 Euro

Cillan Chan

24.06.2010

Philippines (Palawan) › Balabac Islands › Balabac Island

From fishermen. May 2010

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Leporicypraea mappa mappa

mappa mappa

79,32 mm

F+++

23,34 Euro

Cillan Chan

24.06.2010

Philippines (Mindanao) › Zamboanga Peninsula › Zamboanga City

New form. From fishermen. June 2010. RARE now. SUPERB specimen, healed growth scar in dorsum

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Cribrarula pellisserpentis pellisserpentis

p. pellisserpentis

19,5 mm

F+/Gem

25,76 Euro

Randy Bridges › www.rbridges.com

01.06.2010

Madagascar › Taolagnaro › Fort Dauphin

In coral rubble in 1-3 meters.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Erronea succincta persica

succincta persica

39,5 mm

F+

42,93 Euro

Randy Bridges › www.rbridges.com

01.06.2010

Oman › Ra´s al Hayyah

Under rocks at low tide. Much better than average quality for this always flawed species. Nice color and dorsal pattern, big size. Hard to get like this.

Location is not Ra´s al Hayyah in Egypt (Mediterranean Sea). Ex coll. Dr. Bosch

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Erronea succincta persica

succincta persica

41 mm

F+

34,35 Euro

Randy Bridges › www.rbridges.com

01.06.2010

Oman › Ra´s al Hayyah

Under rocks at low tide. Much better than average quality for this always flawed species. Nice color and dorsal pattern, big size. Hard to get like this.

Location is not Ra´s al Hayyah in Egypt (Mediterranean Sea). Ex coll. Dr. Bosch

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraea tigris tigris

tigris tigris

70,21 mm

F+++

10,00 Euro

Cillan Chan

24.06.2010

Philippines (Mindanao) › Zamboanga Peninsula › Zamboanga City

UNCOMMON, VERY BEAUTIFUL pale yellow overglaze, minor sand inclusoin. From fishermen. June 2010

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upload : 2010-10-11
Cypraeidae Cypraea Lyncina (other) vitellus vitellus

vitellus vitellus

60,5 mm

Gem

24,04 Euro

Randy Bridges › www.rbridges.com

01.06.2010

Fiji › Viti Levu Island › Vuda
Reef

Collected on reef in 10-15 meters. Large, dark specimen from the eastern limit for the Polynesian race. Outstanding quality and beauty.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Lyncina (other) lynx lynx

lynx lynx

57,34 mm

F+++/Gem

8,34 Euro

Cillan Chan

24.06.2010

Philippines (Palawan)

UNUSUAL orange base. SUPERB specimen, healed inclusion in dorsum. From fishermen. June 2010

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (balls) iutsui atlantica

iutsui atlantica

30,3 mm

F

> 100 Euro

Randy Bridges › www.rbridges.com

01.06.2010

South Africa › Western Cape › Kommetijie

By diver in 55 meters. Extremely hard to get in any condition. This is a dead collected specimen with good color and gloss. No holes or chips.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Leporicypraea mappa aliwalensis

mappa aliwalensis

67,2 mm

F+/Gem

> 100 Euro

Randy Bridges › www.rbridges.com

01.06.2010

South Africa › KwaZulu-Natal
Dealer wrote Protea Shoal, KwaZulu-Natal is my estimation

By diver in 45 meters. Coarse and dark dorsal netting forming a blurred dorsal line. No chips or breaks, a hardly noticeable healed growth line obscured by the dorsal line. A great quality, good sized classic example of this rare subspecies.

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upload : 2010-10-12
Cypraeidae Cypraea Blasicrura pallidula pallidula

pallidula pallidula

22,84 mm

Gem

5,00 Euro

Cillan Chan

24.06.2010

Philippines (Palawan) › Balabac Islands › Balabac Island

SCARCE now, nice pattern. From fishermen. June 2010

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Bistolida stolida stolida

stolida stolida

24,85 mm

F+

6,67 Euro

Cillan Chan

24.06.2010

Philippines (Palawan)

UNCOMMON for study, glossy and pattern gone. From fishermen. May 2010

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Palmadusta artuffeli artuffeli

artuffeli artuffeli

18,6 mm

F+

17,17 Euro

Randy Bridges › www.rbridges.com

01.06.2010

Japan
south

A very nice dead collected specimen with decent color and some gloss. Does not exhibit the groth lines which are common for this species. Also no holes, chips or cracks. Large for the species.

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upload : 2010-10-15
Cypraeidae Cypraea Cribrarula gaspardi gaspardi

gaspardi gaspardi

12 mm

Gem

81,58 Euro

Randy Bridges › www.rbridges.com

01.06.2010

Marshall Islands › Kwajalein Atoll › Kwajalein

Collected by diver at 35 meters west oceanside reef. Lovely smaller gem specimen of this distinctive species. Pale dorsal color with large lacunae is characteristic.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Palmadusta contaminata contaminata

c. contaminata

12,95 mm

Gem

5,00 Euro

Cillan Chan

24.06.2010

Philippines (Palawan)

SCARCE now. BIG size. From fishermen. May 2010

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