Monetaria

caputserpentis

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
caputserpentis caputserpentis
Cypraeidae Cypraea Monetaria caputserpentis caputserpentis

c. caputserpentis

28 mm

highly selected

0,88 Euro

David Sharpe › bestshells

14.09.2007

Philippines (Palawan) › Linapacan Islands

Taken by diver on coral reef. 5-10m

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Monetaria caputserpentis caputserpentis

c. caputserpentis

34,4 mm

F+++

2,50 Euro

Alexander Dechant › mineraliendefoss

18.10.2007

Philippines (Visayas) › Cebu Province › Cebu Island

Riese

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Monetaria caputserpentis caputserpentis

c. caputserpentis

28,5 mm

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10,07 Euro

Daniel Margareta › dennuise306

01.02.2008

Indonesia

-

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Monetaria caputserpentis caputserpentis

c. caputserpentis

25 mm

F++++

29,47 Euro

Egbert A. Pagobo › superseashells

07.07.2009

Philippines (Palawan)
see remarks

90 meters deep.

He always uses this sentence: " Palawan, 290meters Deep." - even for Zoilas. I don´t believe in his data.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Monetaria caputserpentis caputserpentis

c. caputserpentis

29,1 mm

Gem

18,29 Euro

Randy L. Allamand › rallamand

07.11.2010

Tuamotu Archipelago › Takaroa (Taaroa, Tiokea) Atoll

Found under coral rocks at low tide

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Monetaria caputserpentis caputserpentis

c. caputserpentis

37 mm

gem

7,00 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

08.11.2010

Japan (Kyushu) › Makurazaki

At 2-3 m under rocks

No. 68k: Monetaria caputserpentis... ...€ 7

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Monetaria caputserpentis caputserpentis

c. caputserpentis

35 mm

gem

4,00 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

08.11.2010

India (Kerala)

Shallow water

No. 68d: Monetaria caputserpentis... ...€ 4

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Monetaria caputserpentis caputserpentis

c. caputserpentis

36 mm

gem

6,00 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

08.11.2010

Australia (WA) › Wallabi Islands

1 m

No. 73: Monetaria caputserpentis f. kenyonae... ...€ 6

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Monetaria caputserpentis caputserpentis

c. caputserpentis

33,9 mm

n.a.

5,00 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

08.11.2010

Australia (QLD) › Keppel Islands
Keppel Island

1 m under rocks.

No. 74: Monetaria caputserpentis f. caputanguis... ...€ 5

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Monetaria caputserpentis caputserpentis

c. caputserpentis

21 mm

gem

10,00 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

08.11.2010

Mauritius › Rodriguez Island (600 km Mauritius)
Graviers?

Intertidally. 2000

No. 68a: Monetaria caputserpentis... ...€ 10

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Monetaria caputserpentis caputserpentis

c. caputserpentis

27,4 mm

gem

5,00 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

08.11.2010

Mauritius › Souillac

At 1 m among rocks.

No. 68h: Monetaria caputserpentis... ...€ 5

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Monetaria caputserpentis caputserpentis

c. caputserpentis

36,4 mm

gem

15,00 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

08.11.2010

Oman › Muscat (Muskat, Masqat)

By local fishermen at low tide.

No. 68m: Monetaria caputserpentis... ...€ 15

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Monetaria caputserpentis caputserpentis

c. caputserpentis

36,5 mm

n.a.

0,00 Euro

Quynh Gick › schneckengirl74

06.12.2010

Vietnam › Ly Son Island

5-15m

Geschenk

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Monetaria caputserpentis caputserpentis

c. caputserpentis

33,8 mm

n.a.

1,00 Euro

Quynh Gick › schneckengirl74

06.12.2010

Vietnam › Ly Son Island

5-15m

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Monetaria caputserpentis caputserpentis

c. caputserpentis

21,6 mm

F+++/GEM

1,41 Euro

Cillan Chan

02.07.2011

Philippines (Visayas) › Samar Island

Very slender shape, UNUSUAL, slightly young and slighlty dull surface. From fishermen 10-20m. June, 2011.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Monetaria caputserpentis caputserpentis

c. caputserpentis

38,2 mm

F+++

4,39 Euro

Ed Paloga › edspal_2008

23.07.2011

Philippines (Visayas) › Samar Island

Ordinary dive 20 meters deep. Date collected November 2010

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Monetaria caputserpentis caputserpentis

c. caputserpentis

27,2 mm

F+++/Gem

5,71 Euro

Cillan Chan

30.07.2011

Philippines (Mindanao) › Zamboanga Peninsula

RARE form, with nice pink central dorsum, SUPERB, small inclusion and water spots. From fishermen. July, 2011

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Monetaria caputserpentis caputserpentis

c. caputserpentis

30 mm

F++/GEM

13,50 Euro

Goncalo Rosa › www.atollseashells.com

02.01.2012

Tuamotu Archipelago › Makemo (Rangi-kemo, Te Paritua) Atoll

On reef at low tide. Coll. August 2006

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Monetaria caputserpentis caputserpentis

c. caputserpentis

27 mm

Gem

2,70 Euro

Goncalo Rosa › www.atollseashells.com

02.01.2012

Vietnam › Rach Gia

Snorkeling at 1-2 mts., under large rocks. Coll. March 2008. Extra dark specimen, special

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Monetaria caputserpentis caputserpentis

c. caputserpentis

26,6 mm

Gem

7,90 Euro

Cillan Chan

17.06.2012

Philippines (Visayas) › Samar Island

Very dark color, SUPERB, only tiny spots on dorsum. From fishermen 10-20m. June, 2012.

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Linnaeus 1758: Species 

Schilder & Schilder 1969: Species 

Burgess 1970: Species 

Burgess 1985: Species 

Lorenz & Hubert 2000: Species 

Meyer 2005: Species 

Lorenz 2009: Species 

Schilder & Schilder 1969: Synonym of caputserpentis caputserpentis

Burgess 1970: Synonym of caputserpentis

Burgess 1985: Synonym of caputserpentis

Lorenz & Hubert 2000: Form or Variation of caputserpentis

Lorenz 2009: Form or Variation or just noteworthy of caputserpentis

Schilder & Schilder 1969: Subspecies of caputserpentis

Burgess 1970: Synonym of caputserpentis

Burgess 1985: Synonym of caputserpentis

Lorenz & Hubert 2000: Synonym of caputserpentis

Lorenz 2009: Form or Variation or just noteworthy of caputserpentis

Schilder & Schilder 1969: Subspecies of caputserpentis

Burgess 1970: Synonym of caputserpentis

Burgess 1985: Synonym of caputserpentis

Lorenz & Hubert 2000: Form or Variation of caputserpentis

Lorenz 2009: Form or Variation or just noteworthy of caputserpentis

 

Schilder & Schilder 1969: Synonym of caputserpentis caputserpentis

Lorenz & Hubert 2000: Synonym of caputserpentis

Schilder & Schilder 1969: Synonym of caputserpentis caputserpentis

Lorenz & Hubert 2000: Synonym of caputserpentis

Schilder & Schilder 1969: Synonym of caputserpentis caputserpentis

Lorenz & Hubert 2000: Synonym of caputserpentis

Schilder & Schilder 1969: Synonym of caputserpentis caputserpentis

Lorenz & Hubert 2000: Synonym of caputserpentis

Schilder & Schilder 1969: Synonym of caputserpentis caputanguis

Burgess 1970: Synonym of caputserpentis

Lorenz & Hubert 2000: Synonym of caputserpentis

Schilder & Schilder 1969: Synonym of caputserpentis caputserpentis

Schilder & Schilder 1969: Synonym of caputserpentis caputserpentis

Schilder & Schilder 1969: Synonym of caputserpentis caputserpentis

Lorenz & Hubert 2000: Synonym of caputserpentis

Schilder & Schilder 1969: Synonym of caputserpentis caputserpentis

Burgess 1970: Synonym of caputserpentis

Burgess 1985: Synonym of caputserpentis

Lorenz & Hubert 2000: Synonym of caputserpentis

Ebay 2010: Form of caputserpentis

Schilder & Schilder 1969: Synonym of caputserpentis caputserpentis

Schilder & Schilder 1969: Synonym of caputserpentis caputserpentis

Burgess 1970: Synonym of caputserpentis

Burgess 1985: Synonym of caputserpentis

Lorenz & Hubert 2000: Synonym of caputserpentis

Schilder & Schilder 1969: Synonym of caputserpentis caputanguis

Lorenz & Hubert 2000: Synonym of caputserpentis

 

 
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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