Cypraeovula (other)

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fuscorubra fuscorubra
Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (other) fuscorubra fuscorubra

fuscorubra fuscorubra

30,5 mm

F++

16,54 Euro

Luciano Petruccioli › bealsi

21.01.2007

South Africa › Western Cape › Hout Bay

Selected specimen, very nice deep violet color, dived -30\35mt.on reef Hout Bay area ( Atlantic Ocean )-South Africa,from local dealer 02.2006

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fuscorubra fuscorubra 01

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (other) fuscorubra fuscorubra

fuscorubra fuscorubra

36,5 mm

F++

14,28 Euro

Alan D. Seccombe › cypraeaman

28.09.2007

South Africa › Western Cape › Hout Bay

On rock reef in 35-40m

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (other) fuscorubra fuscorubra

fuscorubra fuscorubra

30,9 mm

F++

11,51 Euro

Paula J. Russell › shellmama

18.10.2007

South Africa › Western Cape › Hout Bay
No data, Hout Bay is my estimation

THIS IS A BEAUTIFUL SPECIMEN. DARK DORSUM WITH DENSE CONSISTENT PATTERN. SUPER GLOSSY. F++ CONDITION. SMALL INSIGNIFIGENT WRINKLE IN THE DORSUM AND A FEW SUPER FINE BARELY VISIBLE SAND INCLUSIONS ON THE TEETH. THIS IS REALLY A SUPERB SPECIMEN. REALLY PRETTY PIECE

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (other) fuscorubra fuscorubra

fuscorubra fuscorubra

33 mm

F++

8,63 Euro

Xavier Pallarols › xavishells

19.10.2007

South Africa › Western Cape › Hout Bay
No data, Hout Bay is my estimation

Collected by diver, 20-35m deep.1998

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (other) fuscorubra fuscorubra

fuscorubra fuscorubra

33 mm

F++

8,63 Euro

Xavier Pallarols › xavishells

19.10.2007

South Africa › Western Cape › Hout Bay
No data, Hout Bay is my estimation

Collected by diver, 20-35m deep.1998

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (other) fuscorubra fuscorubra

fuscorubra fuscorubra

31,3 mm

Gem

18,89 Euro

David Watts › wattsdave

24.11.2007

South Africa › Western Cape › Hout Bay

Excellent dark pattern on the specimen. Live on reef at 35m, scuba. 2007

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fuscorubra fuscorubra 06

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (other) fuscorubra fuscorubra

fuscorubra fuscorubra

32,72 mm

F++/Gem

29,00 Euro

Bianca Wittkowski › www.oceanzone.de

14.10.2008

South Africa › Western Cape › Hout Bay
Reefs

By diver, live on reef, 40m

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (other) fuscorubra fuscorubra

fuscorubra fuscorubra

36 mm

Gem-

14,90 Euro

Mikolaj Glinski › foto_m

08.02.2009

South Africa › Western Cape › Hout Bay

very nice specimen colorful and marginated by scuba diver 35m live taken

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (other) fuscorubra fuscorubra

fuscorubra fuscorubra

33,5 mm

F+++/Gem

20,00 Euro

Alan D. Seccombe › cypraeaman

21.02.2009

South Africa › Western Cape › Hout Bay

Diver in 35m

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (other) fuscorubra fuscorubra

fuscorubra fuscorubra

30 mm

F+++/Gem

24,00 Euro

Alan D. Seccombe › cypraeaman

21.02.2009

South Africa › Western Cape › Hout Bay

Diver in 35m

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fuscorubra fuscorubra 09

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (other) fuscorubra fuscorubra

fuscorubra fuscorubra

33,4 mm

Gem extra

45,50 Euro

Andrea Guardiani › il-posto-delle-fragole

17.05.2009

South Africa › Western Cape › Hout Bay
No data, Hout Bay is my estimation

Great superdark live collected superb quality! Dark base like in gondwanalandensis

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (other) fuscorubra fuscorubra

fuscorubra fuscorubra

32,15 mm

Gem

32,84 Euro

Ettore Molteni › ilsiero

04.06.2009

South Africa › Western Cape › Hout Bay

Great pattern. Great shell. VERY GLOBOSE LIKE A CONNELLI. EXTRA!!! RARE

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fuscorubra fuscorubra 12

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (other) fuscorubra fuscorubra

fuscorubra fuscorubra

32 mm

n.a.

0,00 Euro

Brian Hayes › www.algoabayshells.co.za

06.08.2009

South Africa › Western Cape › Hout Bay

Dived on reef at 40m

Geschenk

fuscorubra fuscorubra 13

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (other) fuscorubra fuscorubra

fuscorubra fuscorubra

32,93 mm

F+++/Gem

22,90 Euro

Cillan Chan

13.08.2009

South Africa › Western Cape › Hout Bay

Diver in 35m. Healed scar in dorsum

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (other) fuscorubra fuscorubra

fuscorubra fuscorubra

35 mm

F+++

54,00 Euro

Dick Carter › www.jbayshells.com

14.08.2009

South Africa › Western Cape › Cape Point

Dredged live at 88m

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (other) fuscorubra fuscorubra

fuscorubra fuscorubra

34 mm

n.a.

0,00 Euro

Dick Carter › www.jbayshells.com

14.08.2009

South Africa › Western Cape › Hout Bay

Scuba live at 25-30m

Geschenk

fuscorubra fuscorubra 16

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (other) fuscorubra fuscorubra

fuscorubra fuscorubra

35,18 mm

F+++/Gem

10,76 Euro

Cillan Chan

02.12.2011

South Africa › Western Cape › Hout Bay

Healed hair scars on dorsum, nice pale color. Diver on rock in 35m.

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fuscorubra gondwanalandensis
Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (other) fuscorubra gondwanalandensis

f. gondwanalandensis

28 mm

F++/Gem

> 100 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

31.05.2009

South Africa › Western Cape › Kap Agulhas

Diver at 35 m, on sponges.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (other) fuscorubra gondwanalandensis

f. gondwanalandensis

29,8 mm

Gem-

68,44 Euro

Randy Bridges › Randy_Bridges

26.05.2011

South Africa › Western Cape › Kap Agulhas

By diver in 25 meters. Rare specimen of the recently revived Eastern subspecies. Smaller and more slender than the Western f. fuscorubra. Also note the longer columellar teeth and the much less calloused anterior extremity. Many offered recently have not been the real thing. Good opportunity.

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Schilder & Schilder 1969: Species 

Burgess 1970: Species (a)

Burgess 1970: Synonym of gondwanalandensis (b)

Burgess 1985: Species 

Liltved 2000: Species 

Lorenz & Hubert 2000: Species 

Meyer 2005: Species 

Lorenz 2009: Species 

Burgess 1970: Species 

Burgess 1985: Synonym of fuscorubra

Liltved 2000: Synonym of fuscorubra

Lorenz & Hubert 2000: Synonym of fuscorubra

Meyer 2005: Subspecies of fuscorubra

Lorenz 2009: Subspecies of fuscorubra

 

Ebay 2010: Form of fuscorubra

Schilder & Schilder 1969: Synonym of fuscorubra

Burgess 1970: Synonym of gondwanalandensis

Burgess 1985: Synonym of fuscorubra

Liltved 2000: Synonym of fuscorubra

Lorenz & Hubert 2000: Synonym of fuscorubra

 

 
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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