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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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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 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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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 - 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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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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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++  /  38mm
#26593
A very typical shell without defects. Rare these days!
480.00 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