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Naria helvola helvola x citrina citrina
South Africa. Natal. Richards Bay. February 2003.
Cypraeidae
F++  /  25mm
#31197
Strong teeth and margins like helvola, mantle line and pattern like citrina.
25.00 EUR
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Staphylaea semiplota - (Mighels, 1845)
Hawaiian islands. Pearl Harbor. Dived under coral at 15m. August 1975.
Cypraeidae
F++  /  19mm
#30652
Rusty orange-brown, no spots.
65.00 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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Paradusta barclayi barclayi - (Reeve, 1857)
South Africa. S Natal. Protea Shoal. Dredged on reef at 45m. April 2004.
Cypraeidae
F++  /  25mm
#30626
live-taken
400.00 EUR
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Cryptocypraea dillwyni - (Schilder, 1922)
French Polynesia. Tuamotu islands. Fakarava. May 1999.
Cypraeidae
F+++  /  11.8mm
#29539
Live-taken. Superb shell.
130.00 EUR
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Bistolida nanostraca - Lorenz and Chiapponi, 2005
Cargados Carajos Shoals (St Brandon Rocks). 1-2m deep.
Cypraeidae
F+++  /  14mm
#29523
Pale speicmen with very fine spots on margins. From an almost inaccessible area.
700.00 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
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Erronea fernandoi - Cate, 1969
Philippines. Samar. Calbayog area. Dived at 25m. December 1998.
Cypraeidae
F++  /  28.9mm
#29406
Pale specimen with rusty dorsal blotch. Rare! Big specimen
550.00 EUR
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Zoila thersites thersites fma atrata - Sulliotti, 1924
Australia. SA. Edithburgh. On sponges at 8-10m. May 2007.
Cypraeidae
F+++  /  66.4mm
#29403
very dark specimen.
250.00 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 perlae - Lopez and Chiang, 1975
Australia. WA. W of Onlow. On sponge at 82m. 2017.
Cypraeidae
F++  /  40mm
#28929
Small latreral spot close to base. Nice greenish grey colour.
1650.00 EUR
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Amoria grayi grayi - (Ludbrook, 1953)
Australia. WA. off South Mole. On sandbar. May 2008.²
Volutidae
F+  /  103mm
#28709
Unusual colour: two orange bands on dorsum. Tiny chip in lower lip.
50.00 EUR
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Cylinder gloriamaris - (Chemnitz, 1777)
Philippines. Bohol. In tangle nets at ca 180m. 1993.
Conidae
F++  /  136mm
#23669
Very large. So-called 'golden form'.
185.00 EUR
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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