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Umbilia armeniacea andreyi - Lorenz and Beals, 2012
Australia. WA. Augusta. By ROV at 230m. 2016.
Cypraeidae
F++  /  73mm
#23547
live-taken! Tiny imperfection on mid-dorsum. Typical colours.
2200.00 EUR
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Zoila eludens eludens - Raybaudi, 1991
Australia. WA. Exmouth. Murion Island. Dived on sponges at 35-40m. 2017.
Cypraeidae
F+++  /  64mm
#23546
high dorsum. Very intense pattern.
1200.00 EUR
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Callistocypraea broderipii - (Gray, 1832)
South Africa. Natal. Aliwal Shoals. Dived in rock crevice at ca 30m. 2017.
Cypraeidae
F+  /  74mm
#23545
small growth line, resulting in a small bump on the dorsum.
1600.00 EUR
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Zoila rosselli raywalkeri - Lorenz, 2013
Australia. SWA. Windy Harbour. By ROV at ca 120m. 2017.
Cypraeidae
F+  /  51mm
#23544
Typical bright orange colouration of the base, dorsum with a large paler area. Still very glossy and no real defects, but fresh-dead.
4500.00 EUR
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Bistolida nanostraca - Lorenz and Chiapponi, 2012
Indian Ocean. Cargados Carajos (St Brandon). in coral rubble at 1m. March 2011.
Cypraeidae
F+++  /  15mm
#23541
live-taken, endemic rarity.
800.00 EUR
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Perotrochus quoyanus - (Fischer and Bernardi, 1856)
Guadeloupe. NG. off Fajou. Dredged at 300m. February 2018.
F++  /  41mm
#23419
w/o. A few small chips in the slit, as usual, but otherwise in very nice condition. This specimen actually belongs to the forma gemma.
800.00 EUR
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Barycypraea fultoni fultoni - (Sowerby, 1903)
South Africa. Natal. Ramsgate. At 90m deep. 2017.
Cypraeidae
F++  /  60mm
#23418
Very nice pattern, but still slightly subadult (visible on left-hand side of aperture: teeth still developing).
3800.00 EUR
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Conus nocturnus nocturnus - Lightfoot, 1786
Indonesia. Irian Jaya. Misool. Dived at ca 20m. 2017.
Conidae
F+  /  44mm
#23411
some erosion on apex.
650.00 EUR
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Conus jourdani - da Motta, 1984
St Helena. Flagstaff Bay. Dived at ca 15m.
Conidae
F+  /  24mm
#23407
live-taken, but with small growth line on back and small chips in lip.
650.00 EUR
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Ransoniella punctata bridgesi - Meyer and Lorenz, 2017
Thailand. Phuket. Bon island. Dived at 5-10m. May 2016.
Cypraeidae
F++  /  11mm
#23308
hardly ever available.
80.00 EUR
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Tonna dolium - (Linnaeus, 1758)
Philippines. Palawan. From fishermen. April 2010.
Tonnidae
F+  /  121mm
#22981
Freak specimen with almost flat spire and strongly angulated shoulders. From Palawan.
40.00 EUR
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Cypraea capensis profundorum - Seccombe, 2003
South Africa. East London. Dredged at 80m. August 2014.
Cypraeidae
F+++  /  24mm
#18951
120.00 EUR
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Tonna sulcosa - Born, 1778
Philippines. Masbate Island. July 2005.
Tonnidae
F+  /  99mm
#22194
A colour freak: uniformly brown.
20.00 EUR
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Semicassis bondarevi - Muehlhaeusser and Parth, 1993
Indian Ocean. Saya de Malha Bank. Dredged at 200m. March 2011.
Cassidae
F+  /  52mm
#21796
dead-taken, as usual. Rare find from the type locality (topotype).
300.00 EUR
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Semicassis bondarevi - Muehlhaeusser and Parth, 1993
Indian Ocean. Nazareth Bank. Dredged at 200m. March 2011.
Cassidae
F+  /  61mm
#21795
dead-taken, as usual. Locality north of the type locality (Saya de Malha bank). Very hard to get and rare!
300.00 EUR