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05.09.2007
Cypraeidae Cypraea Pustularia cicercula cicercula

cicercula cicercula

17 mm

Fine+ to Gem

2,20 Euro

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05.09.2007

Papua New Guinea › New Britain Island

Very nice specimens, good sized

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (other) immelmani immelmani

immelmani immelmani

18 mm

F+

65,33 Euro

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05.09.2007

South Africa › Eastern Cape › Transkei (North)

Taken crabbed. But appears close to live taken. Good gloss. A very rare and recently (2002) named species

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Cribrarula esontropia francescoi

esontropia francescoi

18 mm

Gorgeous gem

25,55 Euro

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05.09.2007

Madagascar › Faux Cap
Region - Imukala?

Found by local divers in 10-15m.Very uncommon and select!!

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27.12.2007
Cypraeidae Cypraea Eclogavena dayritiana dayritiana

dayritiana dayritiana

17 mm

Gem

4,14 Euro

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27.12.2007

Philippines (Palawan) › Balabac Islands › Balabac Island

Found by a diver in 12-15m on the undersides of slaps. 2006

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Pseudozonaria annettae annettae

annettae annettae

30 mm

Gem

3,25 Euro

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27.12.2007

Mexico › Gulf of California (Sea of Cortez) › Bahia San Franciscito

Taken under rocks in 5-10ft of water. 1965

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Pustularia bistrinotata sublaevis

bistrinotata sublaevis

19 mm

Gem

2,24 Euro

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27.12.2007

Society Islands › Tahiti (North)

Taken by a diver at night on sponges near coral in 15-18m. Lightly pustulated sides

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Eclogavena coxeni coxeni

coxeni coxeni

24 mm

Gem

5,52 Euro

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27.12.2007

Solomon Islands

Found at night under sponge covered coral rubble in 3-5m. Large, with busy dorsal pattern

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Zoila (friendii complex) thersites thersites

thersites thersites

62 mm

Gem

58,62 Euro

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27.12.2007

Australia (SA) › Stansbury

Found by a diver on sponges and rocks, in 8-10m of water. An absolutely stunning specimen!!!

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Pustularia globulus brevirostris

globulus brevirostris

17 mm

Gem

3,25 Euro

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27.12.2007

Kenya › Malindi

3-5m. Uncommon, glossy gem. Unmarked base

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Mauritia scurra mundula

scurra mundula

33 mm

Gem

8,62 Euro

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27.12.2007

Society Islands › Tahiti

A gorgeous and uncommon form of Cypraea scurra (scurra vono)

* Thank you for your help Riccardo

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16.12.2008
Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (algoensis alike) alfredensis alfredensis

alfredensis alfredensis

23 mm

Fine+

27,60 Euro

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16.12.2008

South Africa › Eastern Cape (W) › Algoa Bay

Live taken by a diver, in 25-30 meters of water, on a low reef. 1999. A nicely colored specimen, has nice contrast

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Chelycypraea testudinaria testudinaria

testudinaria testudinaria

88 mm

Fine+ to Gem

4,80 Euro

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16.12.2008

Marshall Islands › Kwajalein Atoll

Found by a diver, at night, crawling on coral heads and rocks, in 12-15 meters of water. Gorgeous, dark dorsum. Large spots from margin to margin

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Barycypraea teulerei teulerei

teulerei teulerei

43 mm

Fine

10,00 Euro

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16.12.2008

Oman › Al Masirah (Masirah Island)

Found on mud flats, at low tide. 1993. Has a very nice dorsal blotch

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30.12.2008
Cypraeidae Cypraea Pseudozonaria robertsi robertsi

robertsi robertsi

25 mm

Fine+ to Gem

4,00 Euro

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30.12.2008

Ecuador
Minabe (?)

Found by a diver, under rocks, in 5-10 of water. 1999. Nice, glossy gem

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Pustularia bistrinotata mediocris

bistrinotata mediocris

18 mm

Fine+

2,20 Euro

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30.12.2008

Australia (QLD) › Mackay

Attractive, honey-brown specimen. Found by a diver, at night, crawling on live coral, in 10-12 meters of water. Dec. 1985

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Pseudozonaria annettae annettae

annettae annettae

34 mm

Fine+ to Gem

4,00 Euro

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30.12.2008

Mexico › Tepic

Taken by a diver, in 8-10 meters of water, under rocks, near Tepio. 1999. A fantastic specimen!!! Great dorsum with beautiful purple margins, which are heavily spotted.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (algoensis alike) algoensis permarginata

algoensis permarginata

21 mm

Fine+ to Gem

36,00 Euro

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30.12.2008

South Africa › Eastern Cape (W) › St. Francis Bay › Jeffrey's Bay

Live taken, by dredging in 80 meters of water.1995. A wonderful shell!!!!

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (algoensis alike) edentula nahoonensis

edentula nahoonensis

17 mm

Gem

10,00 Euro

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30.12.2008

South Africa › Eastern Cape (E) › Port Alfred

Found by a diver, on a reef, in 14-17 meters of water. 1990.

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