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Pycnodonte taniguchii - Hayami & Kase, 1992
Philippines, N. Bohol, dived in caves at 50-60m deep, 2018.
Gryphaeidae
F+  /  100mm
#26319
A living fossil, originally described from caves around Okinawa. This is one of the first specimens found in the Philippines. Very hard to find due to its habitat. Hangs on the cave walls. Upper valve much smaller than the lower valve. Fragile item.
160.00 EUR
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Zoila orientalis raybaudii - Lorenz, 1992
Australia. SA. Kangaroo Island. Dived at 15-20m.
Cypraeidae
F+++  /  52mm
#26222
A rare subspecies, hard to find these days. Lovely mottled pattern.
480.00 EUR
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Pionoconus barthelemeyi jeanduvali - Bozzetti, 2010
Maldives islands.
Conidae
F+++  /  43mm
#26221
The rare subspecies or form from the Maldives islands. This is a very pale specimen in superb condition!
350.00 EUR
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Erronea caurica caurica fma longior - Iredale, 1935
New Caledonia. Bay de Prony. Dived at 3m. October 1999.
Cypraeidae
F+++  /  42mm
#26109
niger and rostrate
45.00 EUR
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Erronea caurica caurica fma longior - Iredale, 1935
New Caledonia. Banc de Cinq Mille. Dived. April 1997.
Cypraeidae
F+++  /  46mm
#26108
rostrate and strongly melanistic
40.00 EUR
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Erronea caurica caurica fma longior - Iredale, 1935
New Caledonia. Banc de Cinq Mille. Dived. April 1997.
Cypraeidae
F++  /  40mm
#26107
rostrated and strongly melanistic
40.00 EUR
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Dauciconus scalarissimus - da Motta, 1988
Mexico. WM. Sonora. from fishermen. August 1978.
Conidae
F++  /  57mm
#26082
100.00 EUR
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Austrasiatica langfordi langfordi - (Kuroda, 1938)
Taiwan. Off Miaoli. In fishermen's nets at 250m. January 2010.
Cypraeidae
F+++  /  49mm
#26056
360.00 EUR
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Zoila rosselli raywalkeri fma regularis - Lorenz, 2017
Australia. WA. off Windy Harbour. By ROV on sponge wall covering the ridge of the reef at 100-130m.April 2015.
Cypraeidae
F++  /  49mm
#26050
Nice specimen, without fishbites. Small scar on dorsum, hardly visible.Rarity in this condition.
1100.00 EUR
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Athleta nana - (Rehder and Weaver, 1974)
Mozambique. SM. Off Inhambane. Trawled at ca 350m. October 2017.
Volutidae
F++  /  17mm
#25920
seldom available. A small, but intricate Athleta species.
160.00 EUR
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Euphaedusa ishibei - Nordsieck, 2007
China. Guizhou. Xio Wen Xuan. Da Shi Xiang. Hui Shui Shi Lin. January 2011.
Clausiliidae
F+  /  29mm
#25792
Seldom available. Proto imperfect.
90.00 EUR
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Zoila thersites thersites fma atrata - Sulliiotti, 1924
Australia. SA. Pine Point. Dived at 20-25m. 1980.
Cypraeidae
F+++  /  73mm
#25571
Densely spotted with dark reddish brown overcast. Looks a bit 'flattened', hence wider than the average.
280.00 EUR
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Zoila thersites thersites fma atrata - Sulliotti, 1924
Australia. SA. Pine Point. Dived at 20-25m. 1980.
Cypraeidae
F+++  /  63mm
#25570
Very dark specimen with a dar reddish brown overcast.
250.00 EUR
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Austrasiatica langfordi poppeorum - Lorenz and Chiapponi, 2017
Philippines. Balut island. In tangle nets at 120-180m. August 2018.
Cypraeidae
F++  /  55mm
#24717
small stressline. Vivid margins.
380.00 EUR
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Phasmoconus aff colorovariegatus - (Kosuge, 1981)
Philippines. Balut island. In tangle nets at 120-180m. August 2018.
Conidae
F+  /  68mm
#25290
w/o. The yellowish 'form' as seen on p. 781 in Monnier et al, 2018. However, this one only has a very faint band at mid-whorl ans a few faint spots anteriorly.
125.00 EUR