Umbilia

capricornica

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
capricornica capricornica
Cypraeidae Cypraea Umbilia capricornica capricornica

capricornica capricornica

62 mm

F+

> 100 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

20.09.2007

Australia (QLD) › Great Barrier Reef › Swans Reef

Pretty shell with a healed bitemark on dorsum, not really influencing the beauty. Good color, strongly rostrated ends. 67,2, 70-90m

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Umbilia capricornica capricornica

capricornica capricornica

59 mm

F++

22,33 Euro

Natalie Lim › singshellcollector85

10.12.2007

Australia (QLD) › Great Barrier Reef › Swans Reef

180-210m trawled in 2003. Slight damage on base near anterior extremity

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Umbilia capricornica capricornica

capricornica capricornica

55,79 mm

F+++/GEM

33,77 Euro

Willy Van Damme › willykauri

15.11.2009

Australia (QLD) › Great Barrier Reef › Swans Reef

Lightweight inflated capricornica from 100 meters of depth near Swans Reef. F+++ because still somewhat juvenile

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Umbilia capricornica capricornica

capricornica capricornica

63,3 mm

F+/Gem

> 100 Euro

Randy Bridges › www.rbridges.com

06.04.2010

Australia (QLD) › Great Barrier Reef › Swans Reef

Trawled off 150 meters. Heavy and mature shell. Exceptional quality

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Umbilia capricornica capricornica

capricornica capricornica

63,6 mm

F++

> 100 Euro

Randy L. Allamand › rallamand

07.11.2010

Australia (QLD) › Capricorn and Bunker Group › Lady Musgrave Island
east

Trawled by fishermen at 150 fathoms. A super nice live taken beauty, perfect dorsum, just a few mud inclusions along one side & between a few teeth which is typical of this species. Hard to get these shells now!

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Umbilia capricornica capricornica

capricornica capricornica

62 mm

F+++

70,16 Euro

Cillan Chan

26.02.2011

Australia (QLD) › Great Barrier Reef › Hixson Cay

Dark beauty, RARE live taken, growth scar in dorsum, slightly dull base. Australia. Queensland. SE of Swain Reefs. Trawled 210-220m Off Hixon Cay.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Umbilia capricornica capricornica

capricornica capricornica

74 mm

n.a.

52,38 Euro

Paul Southgate › veliger

29.04.2011

Australia (QLD) › Great Barrier Reef › Swain Reefs

Superficially it looks like a very nice specimen but on closer inspection I am not happy with it.

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