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mauritiana mauritiana
Cypraeidae Cypraea Mauritia mauritiana mauritiana

mauritiana mauritiana

80,7 mm

selected

6,00 Euro

Guido T. Poppe › www.conchology.be

16.01.2007

Philippines (Palawan) › Palawan Island › El Nido

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Mauritia mauritiana mauritiana

mauritiana mauritiana

83,2 mm

F+/F++

9,23 Euro

Ken Shing Chang › kenshing

17.01.2007

Philippines

Shallow water

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Mauritia mauritiana mauritiana

mauritiana mauritiana

104 mm

F+++

37,00 Euro

David Watts › wattsdave

25.05.2009

Hawaiian Islands › Oahu Island

High, wide and heavy shell. Dark. Very large specimen

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Mauritia mauritiana mauritiana

mauritiana mauritiana

88 mm

F++

87,45 Euro

Ettore Molteni › ilsiero

04.06.2009

Madagascar

EXCEPTIONAL QUITE WHITE PATTERN. VERY RARE SHELL IN THEESE CONDITIONS. GREAT & VERY HEAVY SHELL. THAT‘S A REAL UNIQUE PIECE!!!

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Mauritia mauritiana mauritiana

mauritiana mauritiana

75 mm

n.a.

20,11 Euro

Steven Ko

28.08.2009

Thailand (Andaman Sea) › Phuket Island

Taken by diver on reef at 15ft under rocks. Jan. 2009

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Mauritia mauritiana mauritiana

mauritiana mauritiana

97 mm

Gem

17,10 Euro

Oscar Breitsameter › www.asia-shells.com

20.12.2009

Thailand

Large, dark

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Mauritia mauritiana mauritiana

mauritiana mauritiana

50,65 mm

F+++/Gem

14,49 Euro

Cillan Chan

31.12.2009

Philippines (Palawan)

CUTE size, slightly dull base still a nice specimen. From fishermen. December, 2009

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Mauritia mauritiana mauritiana

mauritiana mauritiana

90 mm

molto buona

12,99 Euro

Luca Magliaro › zuggomo

18.02.2010

Somalia

Super gibbosa!!!

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Mauritia mauritiana mauritiana

mauritiana mauritiana

74 mm

n.a.

19,50 Euro

Hans-Josef Krahwinkel › oleandria

21.03.2010

No data

Schöne, sehr helle Cypraea mauritiana. Leicht albinotisch (seltene Farbvariante). Aus Sammlung

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Mauritia mauritiana mauritiana

mauritiana mauritiana

89 mm

F+++

16,99 Euro

Luca Magliaro › shellsfrombrasil

30.12.2010

Madagascar › Taolagnaro › Fort Dauphin

Ottima. Super dark!!! Fort Dauphin, Madagascar

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Mauritia mauritiana mauritiana

mauritiana mauritiana

66,7 mm

F+

26,64 Euro

William Silver › yellowsilverjet

12.03.2011

New Hebrides Islands

Rich deep red color. Collected live on shipwreck. 5 m. First one I’ve ever seen this color. And only one offered. Usual shipwreck defects still a very Special Shell!

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Mauritia mauritiana mauritiana

mauritiana mauritiana

52,03 mm

F+++

4,24 Euro

Cillan Chan

02.07.2011

Philippines (Visayas) › Samar Island

Dark pattern, AWESOME, anterior canal slightly chipped and smoothed. From fishermen 10-20m. June, 2011.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Mauritia mauritiana mauritiana

mauritiana mauritiana

52,07 mm

F+++/GEM

4,24 Euro

Cillan Chan

02.07.2011

Philippines (Visayas) › Samar Island

Dark pattern, AWESOME, CUTE size, anterior canal slightly chipped. From fishermen 10-20m. June, 2011.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Mauritia mauritiana mauritiana

mauritiana mauritiana

67,05 mm

Gem

11,00 Euro

Cillan Chan

12.08.2012

Philippines (Visayas) › Samar Island

VERY LOVELY specimen, perhaps slightly subadult? Hard to get this shape. First time we see. From fishermen 10-20m. July, 2012.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Mauritia mauritiana mauritiana

mauritiana mauritiana

66,85 mm

F+++/Gem

28,35 Euro

Cillan Chan

23.09.2012

Philippines (Visayas) › Samar Island

Callus. SUPERB specimen, very callus and round shape, healed tiny nick in anterior canal still SUPERB. From fishermen 10-20m. September, 2012.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Mauritia mauritiana mauritiana

mauritiana mauritiana

79,5 mm

F+++

19,00 Euro

Fabio Porfiri › cypshells

12.10.2012

Marquesas Islands › Nuku Hiva Island

WHITE RED SPECIE!

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Mauritia mauritiana mauritiana

mauritiana mauritiana

74 mm

Gem dorsum

4,00 Euro

Fabio Porfiri › cypshells

12.10.2012

India (Tamil Nadu)

QUALITY CHIP IN NAT CANAL

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Mauritia mauritiana mauritiana

mauritiana mauritiana

57,08 mm

F+++/Gem

24,62 Euro

Mike Hart

10.11.2012

Thailand (Andaman Sea) › Phuket Island › Racha Islands

AWESOME, tiny water spots on dorsum still very nice. UNCOMMON pattern. Februar 2012

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Mauritia mauritiana mauritiana

mauritiana mauritiana

83,4 mm

Gem

14,52 Euro

Otto Borchert › bortektoo

10.01.2013

Vietnam › Nha Trang

Found under large dark Iron Rocks.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Mauritia mauritiana mauritiana

mauritiana mauritiana

55,19 mm

F+++

4,49 Euro

Cillan Chan

16.02.2013

Philippines (Visayas) › Cebu Province › Bantayan Island

Nice slightly rostrate, slightly dull base and dorsum. Diver 10-20m. January, 2013

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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 mauritiana

Lorenz & Hubert 2000: Synonym of mauritiana

Schilder & Schilder 1969: Synonym of mauritiana

Lorenz & Hubert 2000: Synonym of mauritiana

Schilder & Schilder 1969: Synonym of mauritiana

Schilder & Schilder 1969: Synonym of mauritiana

Burgess 1970: Synonym of mauritiana

Burgess 1985: Synonym of mauritiana

Lorenz & Hubert 2000: Synonym of mauritiana

Schilder & Schilder 1969: Synonym of mauritiana

Schilder & Schilder 1969: Synonym of mauritiana

Lorenz & Hubert 2000: Synonym of mauritiana

Schilder & Schilder 1969: Synonym of mauritiana

Lorenz & Hubert 2000: Synonym of mauritiana

Schilder & Schilder 1969: Synonym of mauritiana

Lorenz & Hubert 2000: Synonym of mauritiana

Schilder & Schilder 1969: Synonym of mauritiana

Schilder & Schilder 1969: Synonym of mauritiana

Schilder & Schilder 1969: Synonym of mauritiana

Lorenz & Hubert 2000: Synonym of mauritiana

Schilder & Schilder 1969: Synonym of mauritiana

Schilder & Schilder 1969: Synonym of mauritiana

Schilder & Schilder 1969: Synonym of mauritiana

Lorenz & Hubert 2000: Synonym of mauritiana

Schilder & Schilder 1969: Synonym of mauritiana

Schilder & Schilder 1969: Synonym of mauritiana

Burgess 1970: Synonym of mauritiana

Burgess 1985: Synonym of mauritiana

Lorenz & Hubert 2000: Synonym of mauritiana

Schilder & Schilder 1969: Synonym of mauritiana

Lorenz & Hubert 2000: Synonym of mauritiana

Schilder & Schilder 1969: Synonym of mauritiana

Lorenz & Hubert 2000: Synonym of mauritiana

Schilder & Schilder 1969: Synonym of mauritiana

Schilder & Schilder 1969: Synonym of mauritiana

Lorenz & Hubert 2000: Synonym of mauritiana

Schilder & Schilder 1969: Synonym of mauritiana

Lorenz & Hubert 2000: Synonym of mauritiana

 

 
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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