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Barycypraea fultoni fultoni - (Sowerby, 1903)
South Africa. Natal. Ramsgate. Dredged at 90m. 2017.
Cypraeidae
F++  /  60mm
#26901
Live-taken, very slender specimen with a very beautiful pattern. Shell slightly unequelly rounded. One tiny imperfection in the columellar callus, probably a repelled octopus attack.
6500.00 EUR
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Cypraeovula volvens - Fazzini and Bergonzoni, 2004
South Africa. Port Alfred. Dredged. March 2018.
Cypraeidae
F+  /  23mm
#26675
Two tiny attempts to octopus hole: one on the base and one on the edge of the margin. Very rare species.
1000.00 EUR
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Zonaria pyrum pyrum - (Gmelin, 1791)
Greece. Rodos. Kopria beach. Dived. October 1986.
Cypraeidae
F+  /  44mm
#26628
large. Small spot on dorsum where the upper layer is gone (looks like a small, paler dot, but upon closer examination it turns out to be a small imperfection).
30.00 EUR
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Swiftopecten swifti - (Bernardi, 1858)
China. Yellow Sea. off Douluandao island. Trawled at 40-80m. November 2015.
Pectinidae
F++  /  84mm
#26612
bright orange, almost fluorescent upper valve. Actually more orange than the photo, which contains too much yellow.
25.00 EUR
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Zoila rosselli latistoma - Lorenz, 2002
Australia. Albany. Two People's Bay. Dived at 25-30m. July 2009.
Cypraeidae
F++  /  52mm
#26596
Very dark. 'Blurry', wavy edges.
450.00 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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Lyncina kuroharai - (Kuroda and Habe, 1961)
Taiwan. NET. Near Tiao-Yu-Tai Island. August 2018.
Cypraeidae
F++  /  38mm
#26593
A very typical shell without defects. Rare these days!
480.00 EUR
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Zoila jeaniana aurata - Raybaudi, 1979
Australia. WA. Shark Bay. at 100m. 1999.
Cypraeidae
F++  /  88mm
#26583
Very good size and fantastic pattern. A few tiny irregularities. Very special shape: like the first ones in the new Guide. Conchologically somewhat in between jeaniana jeaniana and the typical, more bulbous aurata.
1850.00 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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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