Cypraeovula (balls)

castanea

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
castanea castanea
Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (balls) castanea castanea

castanea castanea

42,2 mm

selected

15,20 Euro

Guido T. Poppe › www.conchology.be

28.02.2007

South Africa › KwaZulu-Natal › Durban

Ex-coll. D. und M. Meyer, Dead collected, rare species alive

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (balls) castanea castanea

castanea castanea

36 mm

n.a.

> 100 Euro

Brian Hayes › www.algoabayshells.co.za

06.08.2009

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

Dived on reef at 40m. Fresh dead, full gloss, small drill hole, still a very rare shell

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (balls) castanea castanea

castanea castanea

33,7 mm

F

11,24 Euro

Mike Hart

07.09.2009

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

crabbed, defect in dorsum, glossy gone, VERY RARE now, for study.

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castanea latebrosa
Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (balls) castanea latebrosa

castanea latebrosa

30,8 mm

good

> 100 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

03.07.2010

South Africa › Eastern Cape (W) › Algoa Bay › Seal Point

Jeffreysbay area, dredged at 90-100m. 2006

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Schilder & Schilder 1969: Synonym of fuscorubra

Burgess 1970: Synonym of fuscorubra

Burgess 1985: Synonym of verhoefi

Burgess & Sage 1992: Synonym of verhoefi

Liltved 2000: Synonym of verhoefi

Lorenz & Hubert 2000: Species 

Meyer 2005: Species 

Lorenz 2009: Species 

Liltved 2000: Subspecies of castanea

Meyer 2005: Subspecies of castanea

Lorenz 2009: Subspecies of castanea

Lorenz 2009: Subspecies of castanea

 

Burgess 1985: Synonym of verhoefi (syn. of castanea)

Burgess 1985: Species 

Burgess & Sage 1992: Species 

Liltved 2000: Species 

Lorenz & Hubert 2000: Synonym of castanea

 

 
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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