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Entemnotrochus rumphii - (Schepman, 1879)
Philippines. Mindanao. Balut island. In tangle nets at 250m. Summer 2020.
F++  /  103mm
#32518
w/o. Very nice colour with lots of pink, red and yellow. superb quality. The rarer Philippine form.
580.00 EUR
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Morum morrisoni - Monsecour, Lorenz and Monsecour, 2020
Australia. Queenland. Capricorn Channel. Trawled at 80-100m. PARATYPE
Harpidae
F+++  /  58mm
#32371
Paratype from our private collections.
90.00 EUR
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Austrasiatica langfordi poppeorum - Lorenz and Chiapponi, 2017
Philippines. Aliguay island. in tangle nets at 60-120m. June 2004.
Cypraeidae
F+++  /  61mm
#31871
380.00 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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Cassis patamakanthini - Parth, 2000
Australia. WA. off False Entrance. 110 m deep.
Cassidae
F  /  33.8mm
#31819
Dead-taken (hence the grading): waterstains on columella and inside aperture. Small chips on sipho. Very rare species. Large (usually not exceeding 27mm).
420.00 EUR
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Zoila rosselli edingeri fma satiata - Lorenz, 2002
Australia. WA. Quobba. May 2002.
Cypraeidae
F+  /  56.9mm
#31694
Small chips on inside of posterior canal. Some tiny water-inclusions (?) in base. Very dark specimen with some reddish.
650.00 EUR
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Zoila orientalis raybaudii - Lorenz, 2002
Australia. SA. Port Lincoln. Dived at 18-25m. January 2006.
Cypraeidae
F++  /  58.6mm
#31692
Not 100% smooth due to groth layers. Strongly inflated, very nice spotting.
650.00 EUR
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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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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