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Cribrarula cumingii - (Gray, 1832)
French Polynesia. Tahiti. Punaauia. 40-45m deep.
Cypraeidae
F+++  /  18.1mm
#35801
Large. Vivid rusty orange colouration. Much darker as usual.
190.00 EUR
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Bistolida nanostraca - Lorenz and Chiapponi, 2012
Cargados Caragos Shoals (St. Brandon).
Cypraeidae
F++  /  16.8mm
#35795
Top of the bill for this species: live-taken, which is hardly ever available. Central dorsum not 100% smooth. Great colour: cannot be compared with a dead-taken one.
700.00 EUR
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Zoila ketyana bataviensis - Lorenz and Morisson, 2001
Australia. WA. Geraldton. Zeewijk Channel. By ROV at 52m.
Cypraeidae
F+++  /  52.7mm
#35782
Dark base.
900.00 EUR
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Zoila ketyana bataviensis - Lorenz and Morisson, 2001
Australia. WA. Kalbarri. By ROV at 38-40m.
Cypraeidae
F+++  /  51.1mm
#35783
sparse spotting.
780.00 EUR
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Callistocypraea broderipii - (Gray, 1832)
South Africa. Natal. Aliwal shoals. Dived in cave at 35-55m.
Cypraeidae
F++  /  79mm
#33257
Two tine scratches in upper callus. Slighly distorted. Dense and clear pattern.
1600.00 EUR
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Macrocypraea cervinetta cervinetta - (Kiener, 1843)
Panama. WP. Panama Bay. Las Perlas. Pedro Gonzales. September 1982.
Cypraeidae
F+  /  99.5mm
#34880
Large. Small irregularity near anterior sipho.
45.00 EUR
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Naria helvola hawaiiensis - (Melvill, 1888)
Hawaiian Islands. Oahu. Dived at ca 15m. August 1973.
Cypraeidae
F++  /  32.5mm
#35599
new WRS (not officially registered yet)
250.00 EUR
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Exilioidea rectirostris - (Carpenter, 1864)
USA. Washington state. off Cape Alava. Trawled at 170m. June 1995.
Ptychatractidae
F+  /  47mm
#35383
w/perio. some erosion on upper spire. Hardly ever available.
200.00 EUR
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Turbinella pyrum fma napus - Lamarck, 1822
Sri Lanka. WSL. Puttalam area. From fishermen. Summer 2020.
Turbinellidae
F+  /  225mm
#35248
w/o. w/perio. Lower columella imperfect, some sponge attacks in upper spire. Special colour inside the aperture: reddish orange dots.
120.00 EUR
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Lobatus gallus - (Linnaeus, 1758)
Haiti. Chouchou Bay. Dived at ca 10m. October 2004.
Strombidae
F+  /  121mm
#34897
Freak w/ double finger! w/some perio. Waterstain on lower lip.
25.00 EUR
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Palmulacypraea boucheti - Lorenz, 2002
Taiwan. Peng-Hui island. Trawled at ca 200m. May 2018.
Cypraeidae
F+++  /  18mm
#23989
live-taken. Very nice high dark blotch on left margin.
280.00 EUR
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Kioconus richardsae - (Roeckel and Kohn, 1992)
Philippines. Balut Island. 50-80m deep. September 2020.
Conidae
F++  /  45mm
#34757
w/o.
145.00 EUR
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Callistocypraea leucodon leucodon - (Broderip, 1828)
Philippines. Balut Island. 50-80m deep. September 2020.
Cypraeidae
F++  /  80.2mm
#34754
Lightweight. Diffuse pattern. Small lateral line near the shoulder.
900.00 EUR
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Bolma millegranosa - (Kuroda and Habe, 1958)
Philippines. Mactan. Punta Engano. From tangle nets at ca 180m. July 1994.
Turbinidae
F+  /  33mm
#18202
Yellow form. some spines broken.
15.00 EUR
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Archivolva alexbrowni - Lorenz, 2012
Egypt. Hurghada. Giftun Island. Dived at 20m. 2012.
Ovulidae
F+++  /  18mm
#29522
elegant, elongate species. Rare.
250.00 EUR