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stercoraria stercoraria
Cypraeidae Cypraea Trona stercoraria stercoraria

stercoraria stercoraria

75 mm

Gem

32,64 Euro

Otto Borchert › bortektoo

19.02.2007

Senegal

Taken on shallow reef among rocks in rough water. The auction is for a shell from Senegal Africa freshly arrived and a most lovely specimen ist a gem Cypraea Stercoraria the markings are very distinct and special. 75mm

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stercoraria stercoraria 01

Cypraeidae Cypraea Trona stercoraria stercoraria

stercoraria stercoraria

38 mm

F++/F+++

14,39 Euro

Paula J. Russell › shellmama

18.10.2007

Cameroon (Gulf of Guinea) › Victoria
Limbola Village (?)

Taken under rocks and rocky crevices at 8-10m. THIS IS A FANTASTIC SPECIMEN. FULL DEVELOPED AND HEAVY, JUST DIMINUITIVE IN STATURE. F++/F+++ CONDITION. EXCELLENT SHAPE FOR THIS USUALLY ROUGH SPECIES. ONLY THE MOST MINOR OF SURFACE IMPERFECTIONS.

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stercoraria stercoraria 02

Cypraeidae Cypraea Trona stercoraria stercoraria

stercoraria stercoraria

45,7 mm

F+++

30,58 Euro

Koon Po Choo › opnook

05.12.2007

Cameroon (Gulf of Guinea) › Bota Island › West Coast of Limbe

Trawled by fisherman /// very slight nip at canal rim, overall present v.well /// 24. Oktober 2007

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stercoraria stercoraria 03

Cypraeidae Cypraea Trona stercoraria stercoraria

stercoraria stercoraria

46 mm

Gem-

0,00 Euro

Otto Borchert › bortektoo

15.12.2007

Cameroon (Gulf of Guinea)
No data. My estimation: Gulf of Guinea

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Geschenk

stercoraria stercoraria 04

Cypraeidae Cypraea Trona stercoraria stercoraria

stercoraria stercoraria

42 mm

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0,00 Euro

? › ?

01.01.2008

Cameroon (Gulf of Guinea)

Dezember 2007 from local dealer

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stercoraria stercoraria 05

Cypraeidae Cypraea Trona stercoraria stercoraria

stercoraria stercoraria

65 mm

F++

49,61 Euro

Maribeth Hammond & Rob Martinsen › californiashells

17.05.2009

Senegal

Collected with scuba at 35-40‘ from rock crevices. Ex Marty Beal‘s Collection. Some small blisters and a little rough at anterior tip.

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stercoraria stercoraria 06

Cypraeidae Cypraea Trona stercoraria stercoraria

stercoraria stercoraria

42 mm

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8,50 Euro

Alexander Dechant › www.defoss.de

24.05.2009

Cameroon (Gulf of Guinea)

2006

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stercoraria stercoraria 08

Cypraeidae Cypraea Trona stercoraria stercoraria

stercoraria stercoraria

46 mm

F+++, Jamais Gem

59,00 Euro

Richard Centini › bbnoa06

24.05.2009

Senegal

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stercoraria stercoraria 07

Cypraeidae Cypraea Trona stercoraria stercoraria

stercoraria stercoraria

75,5 mm

F++/gem

5,07 Euro

Ettore Molteni › ilsiero

23.07.2009

Senegal › Dakar

PARTICULAR GREEN PATTERN. DARK BORDERS. ROSTRATED

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stercoraria stercoraria 09

Cypraeidae Cypraea Trona stercoraria stercoraria

stercoraria stercoraria

42,3 mm

F+++

19,66 Euro

Cillan Chan

07.09.2009

Cameroon (Gulf of Guinea)

Super callus, SUPERB, small defect in dorsum, minor scars still a nice specimen. 10m on rock. July 2009

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stercoraria stercoraria 13

Cypraeidae Cypraea Trona stercoraria stercoraria

stercoraria stercoraria

79,5 mm

F+++/Gem

47,20 Euro

Gabriella Raybaudi Massilia › postodellefragole2

02.10.2009

Gabon

Grey greenish (almost milky) almost full overcasting. Great big heavy specimen, full gloß. Ex LRM ref. coll. 90s

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stercoraria stercoraria 11

Cypraeidae Cypraea Trona stercoraria stercoraria

stercoraria stercoraria

81 mm

F+++/Gem

32,20 Euro

Gabriella Raybaudi Massilia › postodellefragole2

02.10.2009

Senegal

Fantastic glossy mottled reddish brown. Ex LRM ref. coll

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stercoraria stercoraria 12

Cypraeidae Cypraea Trona stercoraria stercoraria

stercoraria stercoraria

80 mm

n.a.

18,00 Euro

Alexander Dechant › www.defoss.de

09.10.2009

Senegal

Green overglaze

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stercoraria stercoraria 10

Cypraeidae Cypraea Trona stercoraria stercoraria

stercoraria stercoraria

59,2 mm

Gem

8,66 Euro

Otto Borchert › bortektoo

18.10.2009

Cameroon (Gulf of Guinea)

In rough waters 15ft

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stercoraria stercoraria 14

Cypraeidae Cypraea Trona stercoraria stercoraria

stercoraria stercoraria

72,4 mm

Gem-

> 100 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

04.11.2009

Senegal › Joal

At 2m under rock. 2002

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stercoraria stercoraria 15

Cypraeidae Cypraea Trona stercoraria stercoraria

stercoraria stercoraria

75 mm

n.a.

> 100 Euro

Maritess Virtudazo › virtudazo

12.11.2009

Senegal

DES STERCOS J EN AI VU DES MILLIERS ET DE TOUTES LES COULEURS. MAIS C ELLE LA AVANT DE LA SORTIR DE LA VITRINE DU COLLECTIONNEUR IL M EN A FALLUT DES PROUESSES. ELLE EST ROUGE

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stercoraria stercoraria 16

Cypraeidae Cypraea Trona stercoraria stercoraria

stercoraria stercoraria

57 mm

n.a.

50,00 Euro

Maritess Virtudazo › virtudazo

12.11.2009

Senegal

UNE RATTUS DE REVE A METTRE EN COLLECTION AU PLUS VITE. 57MM ET COULEUR UNIQUE

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stercoraria stercoraria 17

Cypraeidae Cypraea Trona stercoraria stercoraria

stercoraria stercoraria

50,64 mm

F+++/GEM

11,06 Euro

Cillan Chan

05.12.2009

Cameroon (Gulf of Guinea)

nice pattern, dark margin, slightly dull base, minor scar in dorsum. 10m on rock. November, 2009.

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stercoraria stercoraria 18

Cypraeidae Cypraea Trona stercoraria stercoraria

stercoraria stercoraria

82,5 mm

Gem

24,00 Euro

Gabriella Raybaudi Massilia › postodellefragole2

22.02.2010

Sierra Leone

Hyperglossy, tiger maculation, very elegant. 90th. Ex LRM ref. coll.

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stercoraria stercoraria 20

Cypraeidae Cypraea Trona stercoraria stercoraria

stercoraria stercoraria

60 mm

f

4,52 Euro

Thomas Honker

27.02.2010

Congo

Taken in shallow water under rock rumble. 3-5m depth, snorkeling. 1996. Dull surface, growth scar in dorsum

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stercoraria stercoraria 19

Cypraeidae Cypraea Trona stercoraria stercoraria

stercoraria stercoraria

58,2 mm

Gem

22,34 Euro

Otto Borchert › bortektoo

07.09.2010

Cameroon (Gulf of Guinea)

Off shore in rough water. Among bigger rocks

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stercoraria stercoraria 21

Cypraeidae Cypraea Trona stercoraria stercoraria

stercoraria stercoraria

92 mm

F++

90,00 Euro

Brian Hayes › www.algoabayshells.co.za

26.11.2010

Senegal › Dakar

In shallow water under rocks. F++. Very large and dark.. SUPERB… dont miss this ! (MVOC)

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stercoraria stercoraria 22

Cypraeidae Cypraea Trona stercoraria stercoraria

stercoraria stercoraria

75 mm

F++/Gem

14,01 Euro

Richard H. Negus › tickers

16.03.2011

Angola › Luanda

Diver at 30 feet. Giant specimen

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stercoraria stercoraria 23

Cypraeidae Cypraea Trona stercoraria stercoraria

stercoraria stercoraria

26,5 mm

f+/gem

50,00 Euro

Guido T. Poppe › www.conchology.be

04.05.2011

Cameroon › Limbe

From local fishermen. 2010

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stercoraria stercoraria 25

Cypraeidae Cypraea Trona stercoraria stercoraria

stercoraria stercoraria

64,4 mm

n.a.

35,00 Euro

Guido T. Poppe › www.conchology.be

04.05.2011

Congo › Point Noire

Found under rocks. Circa 1985. Very dark, great callus. Rare and interesting

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stercoraria stercoraria 26

Cypraeidae Cypraea Trona stercoraria stercoraria

stercoraria stercoraria

28,6 mm

F+++

18,50 Euro

Massimo Scali › blueagle

26.05.2011

Cameroon (Gulf of Guinea)

TYPICAL ELONGATE SPECIMEN OF DWARF POPULATION FROM CAMEROON. EXTREME SIZE

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stercoraria stercoraria 24

Cypraeidae Cypraea Trona stercoraria stercoraria

stercoraria stercoraria

70,5 mm

n.a.

20,00 Euro

Patrick Fourlinnie › www.lagrenadine.com

14.07.2011

No data

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stercoraria stercoraria 28

Cypraeidae Cypraea Trona stercoraria stercoraria

stercoraria stercoraria

76 mm

n.a.

25,00 Euro

Patrick Fourlinnie › www.lagrenadine.com

14.07.2011

Senegal

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stercoraria stercoraria 27

Cypraeidae Cypraea Trona stercoraria stercoraria

stercoraria stercoraria

78,08 mm

F+++

> 100 Euro

Rui Jorge Santos Araujo › fugazi

23.12.2011

Senegal

AWESOME WHITE RING

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stercoraria stercoraria 29

Cypraeidae Cypraea Trona stercoraria stercoraria

stercoraria stercoraria

39,1 mm

Gem

4,70 Euro

Willy Van Damme › willykauri

15.04.2012

Senegal › Dakar › Pointe des Almadies

Collected by local fishermen

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stercoraria stercoraria 30

Cypraeidae Cypraea Trona stercoraria stercoraria

stercoraria stercoraria

36,1 mm

Gem-

12,00 Euro

Remy Devorsine › Remy

30.08.2012

Cameroon › Limbe

A little Jewel! Very hard to get this quality, bib seas in that area.

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stercoraria stercoraria 31

Cypraeidae Cypraea Trona stercoraria stercoraria

stercoraria stercoraria

53,1 mm

F+

12,00 Euro

Bernardino Montairo Shellauction: BMSHELLS

29.09.2012

Ghana › Nungua
Teshie (?)

FREAK AND REDDISH DORSUM. Several marks in dorsum. Taken by local fishermen at 1m under rock in reef. Dec. 2011

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stercoraria stercoraria 32

Cypraeidae Cypraea Trona stercoraria stercoraria

stercoraria stercoraria

37,59 mm

F+++

24,00 Euro

Cillan Chan

07.10.2012

Gabon

Special dwarf. Very callus, nice CUTE dwarf, tiny inclusion. Dived, rocky shore.

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stercoraria stercoraria 34

Cypraeidae Cypraea Trona stercoraria stercoraria

stercoraria stercoraria

56,34 mm

F++

17,00 Euro

Cillan Chan

07.10.2012

Congo › Point Noire

Red overglaze. Nice overglaze, incluiso and small crack lines on dorsum, still nice. Diver under rocks.

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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 stercoraria

Burgess 1970: Synonym of stercoraria

Burgess 1985: Synonym of stercoraria

Lorenz & Hubert 2000: Form or Variation of stercoraria

 

Schilder & Schilder 1969: Synonym of stercoraria

Lorenz & Hubert 2000: Synonym of stercoraria

Schilder & Schilder 1969: Synonym of stercoraria

Schilder & Schilder 1969: Synonym of stercoraria

Lorenz & Hubert 2000: Synonym of stercoraria

Schilder & Schilder 1969: Synonym of stercoraria

Burgess 1970: Synonym of stercoraria

Burgess 1985: Synonym of stercoraria

Lorenz & Hubert 2000: Synonym of stercoraria

Lorenz & Hubert 2000: Synonym of stercoraria

Schilder & Schilder 1969: Synonym of stercoraria

Schilder & Schilder 1969: Synonym of stercoraria

Lorenz & Hubert 2000: Synonym of stercoraria

Schilder & Schilder 1969: Synonym of stercoraria

Schilder & Schilder 1969: Synonym of stercoraria

Schilder & Schilder 1969: Synonym of stercoraria

Schilder & Schilder 1969: Synonym of stercoraria

Lorenz & Hubert 2000: Synonym of stercoraria

Schilder & Schilder 1969: Synonym of stercoraria

Schilder & Schilder 1969: Synonym of stercoraria

Lorenz & Hubert 2000: Synonym of stercoraria

Schilder & Schilder 1969: Synonym of stercoraria

Lorenz & Hubert 2000: Synonym of stercoraria

Schilder & Schilder 1969: Synonym of stercoraria

Lorenz & Hubert 2000: Synonym of stercoraria

Schilder & Schilder 1969: Synonym of stercoraria

Schilder & Schilder 1969: Synonym of stercoraria

Lorenz & Hubert 2000: Synonym of stercoraria

Schilder & Schilder 1969: Synonym of stercoraria

Lorenz & Hubert 2000: Synonym of stercoraria

 

 
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