Cypraeovula (algoensis alike)

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algoensis algoensis
Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (algoensis alike) algoensis algoensis

algoensis algoensis

21 mm

F++

14,00 Euro

Alan D. Seccombe › cypraeaman

27.02.2007

South Africa › Western Cape › Hout Bay

On rock reef in 35-40m (or 30m), Hout Bay, South Africa

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (algoensis alike) algoensis algoensis

algoensis algoensis

24 mm

F+++

25,18 Euro

Paula J. Russell › shellmama

18.10.2007

South Africa › Western Cape › Hout Bay

Diver on reef in 35m. THIS IS A BEAUTIIFUL UNCOMMON SPECIES. EXCELLENT F+++ CONDITION (ONE TINY SAND INCLUSION ON THE DORSUM) GREAT COLOR.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (algoensis alike) algoensis algoensis

algoensis algoensis

26,8 mm

Gem

30,00 Euro

Otto Borchert › bortektoo

19.10.2007

South Africa › Western Cape › False Bay

In deep water

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (algoensis alike) algoensis algoensis

algoensis algoensis

23,5 mm

F+++

10,15 Euro

Joanne Pollack › joanne2951

16.12.2007

South Africa › Western Cape › Hout Bay

Taken live at 36 metres

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (algoensis alike) algoensis algoensis

algoensis algoensis

22 mm

selected

23,00 Euro

Guido T. Poppe › www.conchology.be

05.01.2009

South Africa › Western Cape › Kommetijie

Scuba dived at 35-38 m, live on reef. 2006.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (algoensis alike) algoensis algoensis

algoensis algoensis

26,4 mm

F+++/Gem

22,40 Euro

Alan D. Seccombe › cypraeaman

21.02.2009

South Africa › Western Cape › Hout Bay

Diver in 35m

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (algoensis alike) algoensis algoensis

algoensis algoensis

21,4 mm

Gem

38,88 Euro

Otto Borchert › bortektoo

24.05.2009

South Africa › Western Cape › Hout Bay

Found among rocks and coral rubble.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (algoensis alike) algoensis algoensis

algoensis algoensis

21,52 mm

Extragem

40,76 Euro

Ettore Molteni › ilsiero

23.07.2009

South Africa › Western Cape › Hout Bay

Great dark pattern. FOR EXPERTS. GREAT BALL

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (algoensis alike) algoensis algoensis

algoensis algoensis

27,3 mm

F+++

29,00 Euro

Dick Carter › www.jbayshells.com

14.08.2009

South Africa › Western Cape › Hout Bay

Scuba live at 35-40m

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (algoensis alike) algoensis algoensis

algoensis algoensis

22,95 mm

F+++

11,43 Euro

Steven Ko

11.01.2010

South Africa › Western Cape › Hout Bay

By diver at 36m. May 2009.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (algoensis alike) algoensis algoensis

algoensis algoensis

24,12 mm

F

19,90 Euro

Cillan Chan

27.03.2010

South Africa › Western Cape › Betty's Bay

Drill holes, slightly dull surface. Scuba at 36m.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (algoensis alike) algoensis algoensis

algoensis algoensis

25,89 mm

F+++/Gem

16,03 Euro

Cillan Chan

26.03.2011

South Africa › Western Cape › Hout Bay

Dark color, healed scar in dorsum. Dived at 36m

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (algoensis alike) algoensis algoensis

algoensis algoensis

22,26 mm

F+++/Gem

21,52 Euro

Mike Hart

02.12.2011

South Africa › Western Cape › Hout Bay

Beautiful specimen, healed minor scars on dorsum. 30-40m on high profile reef. Nov 2011

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (algoensis alike) algoensis algoensis

algoensis algoensis

21 mm

F++

22,00 Euro

Werner Massier › Airco

15.04.2012

South Africa › Western Cape › Kommetijie

Fully mature glossy shell. Dived at 35-38 m on reef

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algoensis permarginata
Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (algoensis alike) algoensis permarginata

algoensis permarginata

22,2 mm

F+++

26,00 Euro

Alan D. Seccombe › cypraeaman

27.02.2007

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

Dredged in 65m

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (algoensis alike) algoensis permarginata

algoensis permarginata

21,8 mm

selected

> 100 Euro

Guido T. Poppe › www.conchology.be

02.01.2008

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

Dredged 90 m deep

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (algoensis alike) algoensis permarginata

algoensis permarginata

21,33 mm

F+++

89,00 Euro

Bianca Wittkowski › www.oceanzone.de

14.10.2008

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

Healed scars in dorsum, minor sand inclusion in base. Dredged at 64m.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (algoensis alike) algoensis permarginata

algoensis permarginata

21 mm

Fine+ to Gem

36,00 Euro

Nick Rogers › rogers_earthworks

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) algoensis permarginata

algoensis permarginata

21,5 mm

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36,68 Euro

Otto Borchert › bortektoo

24.05.2009

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

Found among rocks and coral rubble.

* I have fixed my initially wrong determination (alfredensis alfredensis)

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (algoensis alike) algoensis permarginata

algoensis permarginata

17,6 mm

F+++/Gem

36,00 Euro

Dick Carter › www.jbayshells.com

14.08.2009

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

Dredged live at 65m

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Schilder & Schilder 1969: Species 

Burgess 1970: Species 

Burgess 1985: Species 

Liltved 2000: Species 

Lorenz & Hubert 2000: Species 

Meyer 2005: Species 

Lorenz 2009: Species 

Lorenz 2009: Subspecies of algoensis

Burgess & Sage 1992: Variation of algoensis

Lorenz & Hubert 2000: Subspecies of algoensis

Meyer 2005: Subspecies of algoensis

Lorenz 2009: Subspecies of algoensis

Lorenz & Hubert 2000: Form or Variation of algoensis permarginata

Lorenz 2009: Form or Variation or just noteworthy of algoensis permarginata

 

Ebay 2010: Subspecies of algoensis

Burgess & Sage 1992: Synonym of edentula

Liltved 2000: Synonym of algoensis

www.cowries.info 2011: ? of algoensis

 

 
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