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Cypraeidae Cypraea Erosaria (a-h) citrina dauphinensis

citrina dauphinensis

21,2 mm

GEM

17,00 Euro

Willy Van Damme › willykauri

17.06.2012

Madagascar › Taolagnaro › Fort Dauphin

I see no obvious flaws. Needs some cleaning as animal is still there but no smell. Good size, nice color and LIVE TAKEN. Trust me very few are. 2011

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Melicerona felina felina

felina felina

21,63 mm

F+++

0,80 Euro

Cillan Chan

17.06.2012

Madagascar › Salary

Slightly dull dorsum. Collected by local fishermen. January, 2012.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Melicerona felina felina

felina felina

21,36 mm

F+++

0,80 Euro

Cillan Chan

17.06.2012

Madagascar › Salary

Slightly dull dorsum. Collected by local fishermen. January, 2012.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Zoila (other) eludens eludens

eludens eludens

62,2 mm

F+++/Gem

> 100 Euro

Manfred Faust › bofau

04.06.2012

Australia (WA) › North West Cape › Exmouth Gulf

Diver 20-25 m on sponge. Flawless TOP specimen with just a small indentation (s. picture). Very dark, almost black dorsum; nicely spotted margin with a wondeful blue halo round the shell. Fantastic specimen of an upper grade.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Mauritia eglantina eglantina

eglantina eglantina

37,86 mm

F+++/Gem

6,30 Euro

Cillan Chan

17.06.2012

Philippines (Visayas) › Cebu Province › Olango Island

UNCOMMON size with green overglaze, slightly dull lower dorsum still nice. From fishermen. June, 2012

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Cribrarula cribraria cribraria

cribraria cribraria

22,22 mm

Gem

15,70 Euro

Cillan Chan

17.06.2012

Philippines (Visayas) › Bohol Province › Nocnocan Island

New form. Different form with less lacunae than usual. RARE. June, 2012.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Luria controversa controversa

controversa controversa

33,2 mm

GEM

26,00 Euro

Willy Van Damme › willykauri

17.06.2012

Hawaiian Islands › Oahu Island (North)

Collected by scuba diver Michael Magnum at 10 to 25 feet under slabs. 2011. I see no obvious flaws. Superb quality, no lines, on this dark shell with blue sides and base.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Erosaria (a-h) acicularis sanctaehelenae

a. sanctaehelenae

22,48 mm

F++/F+++

47,20 Euro

Cillan Chan

17.06.2012

Ascension Island › English Bay

RARE, anterior canal chipped still nice. Under stones by scuba at 30-35 ft. August, 1985.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Macrocypraea cervinetta cervinetta

cervinetta cervinetta

54,26 mm

F+++/Gem

4,60 Euro

Cillan Chan

17.06.2012

Ecuador › Manabi › Isla La Plata

Nice anterior canal, minor scars on dorsum. 3-6m under rocks.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Luria isabella isabella

isabella isabella

24,69 mm

Gem

17,00 Euro

Cillan Chan

17.06.2012

Philippines (Mindanao) › Zamboanga Peninsula

RARE very slender with rostration, interesting specimen. From fishermen. June, 2012.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Monetaria caputserpentis caputserpentis

c. caputserpentis

26,6 mm

Gem

7,90 Euro

Cillan Chan

17.06.2012

Philippines (Visayas) › Samar Island

Very dark color, SUPERB, only tiny spots on dorsum. From fishermen 10-20m. June, 2012.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Pustularia bistrinotata bistrinotata

bistrinotata bistrinotata

20,45 mm

Gem

3,20 Euro

Cillan Chan

17.06.2012

Philippines (Mindanao) › Zamboanga Peninsula

UNUSUAL pattern. From fishermen. June, 2012.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Pustularia bistrinotata bistrinotata

bistrinotata bistrinotata

16,53 mm

F++

4,70 Euro

Cillan Chan

17.06.2012

Philippines (Visayas) › Samar Island

AWESOME, VERY DARK pattern with nice teeth, posterior canal slightly chipped still an OUTSTANDING specimen. From fishermen 10-20m. May, 2012.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Monetaria annulus annulus

annulus annulus

19,09 mm

Gem

6,30 Euro

Cillan Chan

17.06.2012

Philippines (Palawan) › Balabac Islands › Balabac Island

AWESOME, very blue dorsum. From hookah divers. June, 2012

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Monetaria annulus annulus

annulus annulus

30,71 mm

F+++

4,60 Euro

Cillan Chan

17.06.2012

Philippines (Palawan) › Balabac Islands › Balabac Island

GIANT. RARE size over 30mm now, slightly dull and minor cracks still nice. From hookah divers. June, 2012.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Monetaria annulus annulus

annulus annulus

22,87 mm

F+++/Gem

6,00 Euro

Cillan Chan

03.06.2012

Philippines (Palawan) › Balabac Islands › Balabac Island

Very dark pattern ring, SUPERB, tiny inclusion on dorsum. From hookah divers. May, 2012.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Palmadusta contaminata contaminata

c. contaminata

15,7 mm

Gem

15,80 Euro

Cillan Chan

17.06.2012

Philippines (Mindanao) › Zamboanga Peninsula

RARE size over 15mm. SUPERB. From fishermen. June, 2012.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Zoila (other) venusta episema

venusta episema

60,9 mm

Gem-

53,00 Euro

Manfred Faust › bofau

04.06.2012

Australia (WA) › Fremantle › Rottnest Island

Diver in 15-24 m on sponge rock.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Lyncina (other) vitellus vitellus

vitellus vitellus

60,1 mm

F+++/Gem

9,40 Euro

Cillan Chan

17.06.2012

Philippines (Visayas) › Cebu Province › Cebu Island › Oslob

Deep water form. RARE form, slightly dull dorsum still nice. Tangle net 100-200m. May, 2012.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Lyncina (other) vitellus vitellus

vitellus vitellus

42,82 mm

F+++/Gem

6,00 Euro

Cillan Chan

03.06.2012

Philippines (Mindanao) › Zamboanga Peninsula

AWESOME, minor stress lines on dorsum. From fishermen. May, 2012.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Lyncina (other) vitellus vitellus

vitellus vitellus

50,61 mm

F+++

4,70 Euro

Cillan Chan

03.06.2012

Philippines (Palawan) › Balabac Islands › Balabac Island

Growth scars and inclusion on dorsum, nice deform. From hookah divers. May, 2012.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraea tigris tigris

tigris tigris

60,87 mm

F+++

4,60 Euro

Cillan Chan

17.06.2012

Seychelles › Amirante Ridge

Small defects on dorsum. Reef flat. Ex. coll: Alan Seccombe

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Talostolida teres teres

teres teres

23,27 mm

F+++/Gem

4,70 Euro

Mike Hart

17.06.2012

Samoan Islands › Western Samoa › Savaii › Vaisala Lagoon

1-2m under dead corral slabs. Healed sand inclusion on dorsum. April 2012

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Talostolida teres teres

teres teres

40,09 mm

F+++/Gem

6,30 Euro

Cillan Chan

17.06.2012

Philippines (Mindanao) › Zamboanga Peninsula

RARE size over 40mm now, healed small crack in base still nice. From fishermen. June, 2012.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Purpuradusta gracilis gracilis

gracilis gracilis

17,28 mm

F+++/Gem

8,00 Euro

Cillan Chan

03.06.2012

Philippines (Visayas) › Cebu Province › Bantayan Island

Nice golden subfossil, still glossy. Diver 10-20m. May, 2012.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Palmadusta saulae saulae

saulae saulae

27,83 mm

F+++/Gem

9,40 Euro

Cillan Chan

17.06.2012

Philippines (Visayas) › Cebu Province › Bantayan Island

Violet. Beautiful color and nice pattern, BIG size, minor scars on dorsum. Diver 10-20m. June, 2012.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Mauritia immanis immanis

immanis immanis

52,35 mm

F+++

12,60 Euro

Cillan Chan

17.06.2012

Madagascar › Anakao

Slightly dull base and dorsum. Dredged.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Erosaria (i-t) poraria poraria

poraria poraria

18,37 mm

Gem

12,00 Euro

Cillan Chan

17.06.2012

Philippines (Mindanao) › Zamboanga Peninsula

Nice color and pattern. VERY DARK. From fishermen. June, 2012.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Talostolida pellucens pellucens

pellucens pellucens

25,62 mm

F+++

1,58 Euro

Cillan Chan

17.06.2012

Marquesas Islands

Growth scars on dorsum. Ex coll: felix Lorenz

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Pustularia margarita margarita

margarita margarita

14,51 mm

Gem

9,40 Euro

Cillan Chan

17.06.2012

Philippines (Visayas) › Cebu Province › Olango Island

WOW, SUPER DARK PATTERN, RARE so nice. From fishermen. June, 2012.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Erosaria (i-t) lamarckii redimita

lamarckii redimita

30,9 mm

F+++/Gem

10,00 Euro

Willy Van Damme › willykauri

17.06.2012

Thailand (Andaman Sea) › Phuket Island

By trwaler at around 90 to 100 meter. I see no obvious flaws. Big size redimita with great markings and colors.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Erosaria (i-t) lamarckii lamarckii

lamarckii lamarckii

27,08 mm

F+++/Gem

3,00 Euro

Cillan Chan

17.06.2012

South Africa › KwaZulu-Natal › Richards Bay

Slightly dull base.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Erosaria (i-t) labrolineata labrolineata

labrolineata labrolineata

17,51 mm

F+++/Gem

4,60 Euro

Cillan Chan

17.06.2012

Philippines (Mindanao) › Zamboanga Peninsula

AWESOME. SCARCE now, slightly dull base and dorsum. From fishermen. June, 2012

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Contradusta walkeri walkeri

walkeri walkeri

25,98 mm

Gem

8,00 Euro

Cillan Chan

03.06.2012

Philippines (Visayas) › Bohol Province › Nocnocan Island

AWESOME. Very nice form. May, 2012.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Bistolida stolida clavicola

stolida clavicola

23,95 mm

F+++

9,44 Euro

Cillan Chan

17.06.2012

Madagascar › Tulear (Toliara)

Nice, growth scar in anterior canal still nice. Collected by local fishermen at market. January, 2012.

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