Cypraeovula (other)

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capensis capensis
Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (other) capensis capensis

capensis capensis

29,3 mm

F+++/Gem

14,00 Euro

Alan D. Seccombe › cypraeaman

27.02.2007

South Africa › Eastern Cape (W) › Algoa Bay

Diver in 18-20m depth

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (other) capensis capensis

capensis capensis

33,2 mm

Gem

23,10 Euro

Otto Borchert › bortektoo

09.01.2009

South Africa › Western Cape › False Bay

Found among rocks and coral rubble

* obviously false location

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (other) capensis capensis

capensis capensis

30,5 mm

F+++/Gem

16,00 Euro

Alan D. Seccombe › cypraeaman

21.02.2009

South Africa › Eastern Cape (W) › Algoa Bay

In 18-20m

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (other) capensis capensis

capensis capensis

31,5 mm

F+++/Gem

16,00 Euro

Alan D. Seccombe › cypraeaman

21.02.2009

South Africa › Eastern Cape (W) › Algoa Bay

Diver under rocks in 18-20m

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (other) capensis capensis

capensis capensis

26 mm

F+++/Gem

12,80 Euro

Alan D. Seccombe › cypraeaman

21.02.2009

South Africa › Eastern Cape (W) › Algoa Bay

Diver under rocks in 18-20m

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (other) capensis capensis

capensis capensis

27 mm

F+++/Gem

21,90 Euro

Alan D. Seccombe › cypraeaman

09.06.2009

South Africa › Eastern Cape (W) › Algoa Bay

Diver in 18-20m. very dark dorsal blotch

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (other) capensis capensis

capensis capensis

29,7 mm

F++/Gem

20,00 Euro

Bianca Wittkowski › www.oceanzone.de

03.07.2009

South Africa › Eastern Cape (W) › Algoa Bay › Port Elizabeth

By scuba diver at 15m under rocks and sponges

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (other) capensis capensis

capensis capensis

27,9 mm

gem

26,97 Euro

Otto Borchert › bortektoo

03.08.2009

South Africa › Eastern Cape (W) › Algoa Bay
No data, Algoa Bay is my estimation

Nice shell nice color. Huge blotch

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (other) capensis capensis

capensis capensis

27,5 mm

F+++

51,00 Euro

Rene Sänger › keulnator

09.08.2009

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

20m deep

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (other) capensis capensis

capensis capensis

29,5 mm

F+++/Gem

19,00 Euro

Dick Carter › www.jbayshells.com

14.08.2009

South Africa › Eastern Cape (W) › Algoa Bay › Port Elizabeth

Scuba live at 12-15m

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (other) capensis capensis

capensis capensis

30,8 mm

F+++/Gem

20,00 Euro

Dick Carter › www.jbayshells.com

14.08.2009

South Africa › Eastern Cape (W) › Algoa Bay › Port Elizabeth

Scuba live at 12-15m

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (other) capensis capensis

capensis capensis

26,4 mm

F+++

47,00 Euro

Dick Carter › www.jbayshells.com

14.08.2009

South Africa › Eastern Cape (E) › East London

Scuba live at 20m

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (other) capensis capensis

capensis capensis

29,5 mm

n.a.

17,55 Euro

Cillan Chan

14.08.2010

South Africa › Eastern Cape (E) › East London

Crabbed at 75m. May 2010

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (other) capensis capensis

capensis capensis

29,24 mm

F+++

7,66 Euro

Cillan Chan

21.02.2012

South Africa › Eastern Cape (E) › Hamburg

VERY UNCOMMON. slightly dull surface and minor inclusion. Dived at 35m. dark margins. January, 2012

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capensis gonubiensis
Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (other) capensis gonubiensis

capensis gonubiensis

26,5 mm

F+/++

17,00 Euro

Alan D. Seccombe › cypraeaman

27.02.2007

South Africa › Eastern Cape (E) › East London

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (other) capensis gonubiensis

capensis gonubiensis

30,02 mm

F++

5,90 Euro

Cillan Chan

13.08.2009

South Africa › Eastern Cape (E) › East London › Gonubie

Scuba at 25m. July 2009. Slightly dull surface, minor scar. FAT.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (other) capensis gonubiensis

capensis gonubiensis

30,6 mm

F+++/Gem

72,00 Euro

Dick Carter › www.jbayshells.com

14.08.2009

South Africa › Eastern Cape (E) › East London

Scuba live at 20m. Lovely Fresh Purple Shell

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (other) capensis gonubiensis

capensis gonubiensis

28,9 mm

F+++/Gem

10,40 Euro

John P. Batt › jpb18

23.10.2009

South Africa › Eastern Cape (E) › East London

Dived under rock at 15 metres

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (other) capensis gonubiensis

capensis gonubiensis

29,35 mm

F+++

9,20 Euro

Cillan Chan

21.02.2012

South Africa › Eastern Cape (E) › East London

Dull base, UNCOMMON now. Dived at 20m under slab. June, 2010.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (other) capensis gonubiensis

capensis gonubiensis

30,09 mm

F+

23,60 Euro

Cillan Chan

12.08.2012

South Africa › Eastern Cape (E) › East London

Nice purple one, fresh dead, tiny pin hole in base, minor scar and inclusion on dorsum. Fresh dead at 35m. January, 2012

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capensis gorda
Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (other) capensis gorda

capensis gorda

24 mm

Gem

> 100 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

31.05.2009

South Africa › Eastern Cape (E) › Port Alfred

Dredged from 90 m. Dark distinct blotch.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (other) capensis gorda

capensis gorda

24 mm

Gem

> 100 Euro

Goncalo Rosa › www.atollseashells.com

08.06.2009

South Africa › Eastern Cape (E) › Fish River

Dreadged at 85-95 m, live on reef. January 2008. Extra inflated specimen

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (other) capensis gorda

capensis gorda

28,9 mm

F+++/Gem

> 100 Euro

John P. Batt › jpb18

18.09.2009

South Africa › Eastern Cape (E) › Port Alfred
Dealer wrote Eastern Cape, Port Alfred is my estimation

Dredged off Fish River at 100 metres

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (other) capensis gorda

capensis gorda

23,1 mm

Gem

> 100 Euro

Randy Bridges › www.rbridges.com

06.04.2010

South Africa › Eastern Cape (E) › Port Alfred
No data, Port Alfred is my estimation

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (other) capensis gorda

capensis gorda

29 mm

Gem

77,00 Euro

Luca Magliaro › jacksdream

24.02.2011

South Africa › Eastern Cape (W) › Algoa Bay › Port Elizabeth

Excellent rare shell, gem quality! Heavy & thick flared base. Take by a scuba at near 15 m deep

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capensis profundorum
Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (other) capensis profundorum

capensis profundorum

23 mm

n.a.

72,00 Euro

Dick Carter › www.jbayshells.com

14.08.2009

South Africa › Eastern Cape (E) › East London
Cintza West

Dredged on sponge reef at 90m

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (other) capensis profundorum

capensis profundorum

25,91 mm

F++/F+++

29,04 Euro

Cillan Chan

16.07.2011

South Africa › Eastern Cape (E) › East London

Probably crabbed, VERY RARE, slightly dull surface. Dredged on flat reef at 100m. January, 2003.

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Chenu 1859: Species 

Schilder & Schilder 1969: Species 

Burgess 1970: Species 

Liltved 2000: Species 

Lorenz & Hubert 2000: Species 

Meyer 2005: Species 

Lorenz 2009: Species 

Lorenz 2009: Subspecies of capensis

Lorenz & Hubert 2000: Form or Variation of capensis

Meyer 2005: Subspecies of capensis

Lorenz 2009: Subspecies of capensis

Lorenz 2009: Subspecies of capensis

Lorenz 2009: Subspecies of capensis

Schilder & Schilder 1969: Synonym of capensis

Liltved 2000: Synonym of capensis

Lorenz & Hubert 2000: Form or Variation of capensis

Lorenz 2009: Form or Variation or just noteworthy of capensis

 

Schilder & Schilder 1969: Synonym of capensis

Lorenz & Hubert 2000: Synonym of capensis

Schilder & Schilder 1969: Species 

Burgess 1970: Species 

Burgess 1985: Species 

Liltved 2000: Species 

Lorenz & Hubert 2000: Hybrid of edentula and capensis

Schilder & Schilder 1969: Synonym of capensis

Lorenz & Hubert 2000: Synonym of capensis

 

 
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Burgess: The Living Cowries, 1970 Burgess: Cowries of the World, 1985 Burgess & Sage: HSN No. 394, 1992 Chenu: Manuel de Conchyliologie et de Paleontologie Conchyliologique, 1859 Liltved: Cowries and their relatives from Southern Africa, 2000 Lorenz & Hubert: A Guide to Worldwide Cowries, 2000 Lorenz 2001: Monograph of the living Zoila Lorenz 2009: Website (Checklist) Meyer 2005: Website Schilder & Schilder: A Catalogue of Living and Fossil Cowries, 1969 Wilson & Clarkson: Australia´s Spectacular Cowries, 2004