Joseph E. Au-Franz
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18.02.2007
Cypraeidae Cypraea Erronea succincta adusta

succincta adusta

43,2 mm

F++

7,60 Euro

Joseph E. Au-Franz › cyp_man

18.02.2007

Tanzania › Pemba Island

Shallow water. C. succincta adusta Lamarck, 1810. This shell was found in shallow water at Pemba Island, Tanzania. This specimen measures 43.2 mm by dial caliper and is F++. Super dark!

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succincta adusta 01

28.09.2007
Cypraeidae Cypraea Mauritia maculifera maculifera

maculifera maculifera

63,5 mm

F+++

3,45 Euro

Joseph E. Au-Franz › cyp_man

28.09.2007

No data

In lava tubes offshore while diving at night, 25ft

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maculifera maculifera 04

Cypraeidae Cypraea Ovatipsa chinensis chinensis

chinensis chinensis

42 mm

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3,45 Euro

Joseph E. Au-Franz › cyp_man

28.09.2007

Philippines (Visayas) › Cebu Province › Bantayan Island

On reef at night in 20ft

* Thank you for your help Riccardo

chinensis amiges 01

Cypraeidae Cypraea Pustularia cicercula cicercula

cicercula cicercula

17,1 mm

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3,45 Euro

Joseph E. Au-Franz › cyp_man

28.09.2007

Hawaiian Islands › Oahu Island › Haleiwa
Haleiwo = Haleiwa?

On reef at night, 25ft

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cicercula cicercula 02

Cypraeidae Cypraea Luria controversa controversa

controversa controversa

28 mm

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3,45 Euro

Joseph E. Au-Franz › cyp_man

28.09.2007

Hawaiian Islands › Oahu Island › Honolulu › Fort Kam
Reef

under dead coral, 15ft

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controversa controversa 02

Cypraeidae Cypraea Luria controversa controversa

controversa controversa

16,7 mm

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3,45 Euro

Joseph E. Au-Franz › cyp_man

28.09.2007

Hawaiian Islands › Oahu Island › Honolulu › Fort Kam
Reef

under dead coral, 15ft

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controversa controversa 03

Cypraeidae Cypraea Mauritia eglantina eglantina

eglantina eglantina

55,5 mm

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3,45 Euro

Joseph E. Au-Franz › cyp_man

28.09.2007

Marshall Islands › Kwajalein Atoll

Under dead coral, 10ft

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eglantina eglantina 07

Cypraeidae Cypraea Purpuradusta fimbriata unifasciata

fimbriata unifasciata

13,5 mm

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3,45 Euro

Joseph E. Au-Franz › cyp_man

28.09.2007

Hawaiian Islands › Oahu Island (North) › North Store

On reef at night

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fimbriata unifasciata 02

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cribrarula cribraria cribraria

cribraria cribraria

17,7 mm

F+

32,01 Euro

Joseph E. Au-Franz › cyp_man

28.09.2007

Marshall Islands › Kwajalein Atoll

C. gaspardi Biraghi und Nicolay, 1993. This shell was found on a wreck at night in 25 feet of water at Kwajalein Atoll. This specimen measures 17.7 mm by dial caliper and is F+. Nice rostration but it cracked during the freezing process! Displays great!

** I have bought gaspardi and got cribraria. Wrong data dicovered by Riccardo. Discussed here: http://cowryforum.bboard.de/board/ftopic-41123903nx25725-256.html

gaspardi gaspardi 01

Cypraeidae Cypraea Erosaria (a-h) hawaiiensis hawaiiensis

hawaiiensis hawaiiensis

22,4 mm

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3,45 Euro

Joseph E. Au-Franz › cyp_man

28.09.2007

Hawaiian Islands › Oahu Island › Honolulu › Fort Kam
Reef

under dead coral, 15ft

war ssp und ist jetzt sp

helvola hawaiiensis 02

Cypraeidae Cypraea Erosaria (a-h) hawaiiensis hawaiiensis

hawaiiensis hawaiiensis

24 mm

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3,45 Euro

Joseph E. Au-Franz › cyp_man

28.09.2007

Hawaiian Islands › Oahu Island › Honolulu › Fort Kam
Reef

under dead coral, 15ft

war ssp und ist jetzt sp

helvola hawaiiensis 03

Cypraeidae Cypraea Ipsa childreni childreni

childreni childreni

17 mm

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3,45 Euro

Joseph E. Au-Franz › cyp_man

28.09.2007

Marshall Islands › Kwajalein Atoll
Surge channel?

At night, 40ft

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childreni childreni 02

Cypraeidae Cypraea Mauritia maculifera maculifera

maculifera maculifera

69,3 mm

F+++

3,45 Euro

Joseph E. Au-Franz › cyp_man

28.09.2007

No data

In lava tubes offshore while diving at night, 25ft

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maculifera maculifera 03

Cypraeidae Cypraea Lyncina (carneola complex) sulcidentata sulcidentata

s. sulcidentata

44,4 mm

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3,45 Euro

Joseph E. Au-Franz › cyp_man

28.09.2007

Hawaiian Islands › Oahu Island › Kaena Point

On reef at night, 30ft

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sulcidentata sulcidentata 03

Cypraeidae Cypraea Leporicypraea mappa mappa

mappa mappa

65,4 mm

GEM

3,45 Euro

Joseph E. Au-Franz › cyp_man

28.09.2007

Philippines (Visayas) › Cebu Province › Mactan Island › Puncta Engano

1997

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mappa mappa 06

Cypraeidae Cypraea Pustularia margarita margarita

margarita margarita

13,7 mm

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3,45 Euro

Joseph E. Au-Franz › cyp_man

28.09.2007

Marshall Islands › Kwajalein Atoll

Surge channel at night, 30ft

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margarita margarita 02

Cypraeidae Cypraea Annepona mariae mariae

mariae mariae

12,4 mm

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3,45 Euro

Joseph E. Au-Franz › cyp_man

28.09.2007

Marshall Islands › Kwajalein Atoll

Surge channel at night, 25ft

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mariae mariae 02

Cypraeidae Cypraea Talostolida pellucens pellucens

pellucens pellucens

34,8 mm

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3,45 Euro

Joseph E. Au-Franz › cyp_man

28.09.2007

Hawaiian Islands › Oahu Island › Honolulu › Fort Kam
Reef

under dead coral, 15ft

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pellucens pellucens 03

Cypraeidae Cypraea Talostolida pellucens pellucens

pellucens pellucens

22,5 mm

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3,45 Euro

Joseph E. Au-Franz › cyp_man

28.09.2007

Hawaiian Islands › Oahu Island › Honolulu › Fort Kam
Reef

under dead coral, 15ft

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pellucens pellucens 04

Cypraeidae Cypraea Neobernaya spadicea spadicea

spadicea spadicea

45,5 mm

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3,45 Euro

Joseph E. Au-Franz › cyp_man

28.09.2007

USA (California) › Los Angeles
Breakwater

in Rocky Cracks, 30ft

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spadicea spadicea 02

Cypraeidae Cypraea Neobernaya spadicea spadicea

spadicea spadicea

42,2 mm

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3,45 Euro

Joseph E. Au-Franz › cyp_man

28.09.2007

USA (California) › Los Angeles
Breakwater

in Rocky Cracks, 30ft

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spadicea spadicea 03

Cypraeidae Cypraea Ransoniella punctata punctata

punctata punctata

12,6 mm

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3,45 Euro

Joseph E. Au-Franz › cyp_man

28.09.2007

Marshall Islands › Kwajalein Atoll

red sponge on wreck at night, 45ft

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punctata punctata 02

09.08.2009
Cypraeidae Cypraea Zonaria pyrum pyrum

pyrum pyrum

29 mm

F+++

6,55 Euro

Joseph E. Au-Franz › cyp_man

09.08.2009

Senegal

30 feet.

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pyrum pyrum 10

 
 
 
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