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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
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Raybaudia porteri porteri - (Cate, 1966)
Philippines. Balut island. In tangle nets at 120-180m. August 2018.
Cypraeidae
F++  /  47mm
#25288
paler specimen. A few tiny imperfections in the central callus.
180.00 EUR
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Raybaudia porteri porteri - (Cate, 1966)
Philippines. Balut island. In tangle nets at 120-180m. August 2018.
Cypraeidae
F++  /  48mm
#25286
Very nice colouration with dark spots just above the rather high margins. Rather broad and 'flattened' specimen. Tiny nacre spot at mid-dorsum.
180.00 EUR
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Cymbium coenyei - Nolf, 2017
Democratic Republic of the Congo. Moanda. from fishermen. July 1988.
Volutidae
F+  /  141mm
#25211
w/perio.
100.00 EUR
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Vasum latiriforme - Rehder and Abbott, 1951
Mexico. Gulf of Mexico. Yucatan. Alacran reef. Dived at ca 35m. 1979.
Turbinellidae
F  /  49mm
#24915
Great rarity, apparently only about a dozen known in collections and not available any more on the shell market. This one has an eroded upper spire and lacks the protoconch.
275.00 EUR
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Vasum latiriforme - Rehder and Abbott, 1951
Mexico. Gulf of Mexico. Yucatan. Alacran reef. Dived at ca 35m. 1979.
Turbinellidae
F  /  75.8mm
#24914
w/o. Unfortunately, there is erosion on this fabulous shell. It is a species virtually absent from all collections, apparently only known from less than a dozen of shells. This is a huge specimen, most probably new WRS.
600.00 EUR
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Tudivasum spinosum - (H. and A. Adams, 1864)
Australia. Queensland. Gulf of Carpentaria. March 1991.
Turbinellidae
F+  /  32mm
#24911
w/o. Very hard to get.
220.00 EUR
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Tudivasum spinosum - (H. and A. Adams, 1864)
Australia. Queensland. Gulf of Carpentaria. March 1991.
Turbinellidae
F+  /  37mm
#24910
w/o. Very hard to get.
260.00 EUR
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Textilia cervus - (Lamarck, 1822)
Philippines. Balut island. In tangle nets at 120-180m. August 2018.
Conidae
F++  /  91mm
#24722
small stressline near lip
350.00 EUR
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Mikadotrochus anseeuwi - (Kanazawa and Goto, 1991)
Philippines. Balut island. In tangle nets at 120-180m. August 2018.
F++  /  95 x 96mm
#24721
w/o. Fabulous, large specimen.
920.00 EUR
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Lyncina kuroharai - (Kuroda and Habe, 1961)
Taiwan. NET. Near Tiao-Yu-Tai Island. August 2018.
Cypraeidae
F++  /  44mm
#24716
Small growth line at anterior terminal.
480.00 EUR
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Mauritia grayana - Schilder, 1930
Egypt. NE. Suez. Ras Sedr. Dived at 20m.
Cypraeidae
F++  /  65mm
#24180
Completely covered in rusty orange overcast.
140.00 EUR
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Tonna allium - (Dillwyn, 1817)
Philippines. Gigantes islands. In between Gigante Sur and Gigante Norte. Dived at ca 50m. November 2004.
Tonnidae
F++  /  92mm
#24348
scalariform freak specimen
25.00 EUR
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Callistocypraea broderipii - (Gray, 1832)
South Africa. Kwa-Zulu Natal. Near Port Shepstone. Dredged on low profile reef at 75-100m. January 2006.
Cypraeidae
F++  /  76mm
#24086
Rather slender specimen from Port Shepstone. A few tiny scratches. Diffuse pattern.
1450.00 EUR