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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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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++  /  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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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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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
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Athleta nana - (Rehder and Weaver, 1974)
Mozambique. SM. Off Inhambane. Trawled at ca 350m. October 2017.
Volutidae
F++  /  17mm
#25920
seldom available. A small, but intricate Athleta species.
160.00 EUR
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Euphaedusa ishibei - Nordsieck, 2007
China. Guizhou. Xio Wen Xuan. Da Shi Xiang. Hui Shui Shi Lin. January 2011.
Clausiliidae
F+  /  29mm
#25792
Seldom available. Proto imperfect.
90.00 EUR
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Austrasiatica langfordi poppeorum - Lorenz and Chiapponi, 2017
Philippines. Balut island. In tangle nets at 120-180m. August 2018.
Cypraeidae
F++  /  55mm
#24717
small stressline. Vivid margins.
350.00 EUR
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Vasum latiriforme - Rehder and Abbott, 1951
Mexico. Gulf of Mexico. Yucatan. Alacran reef. Dived at ca 35m. 1979.
Turbinellidae
F  /  49mm
#24915
Great rarity, apparently only about a dozen known in collections and not available any more on the shell market. This one has an eroded upper spire and lacks the protoconch.
275.00 EUR
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Mauritia grayana - Schilder, 1930
Egypt. NE. Suez. Ras Sedr. Dived at 20m.
Cypraeidae
F++  /  65mm
#24180
Completely covered in rusty orange overcast.
140.00 EUR
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Tonna allium - (Dillwyn, 1817)
Philippines. Gigantes islands. In between Gigante Sur and Gigante Norte. Dived at ca 50m. November 2004.
Tonnidae
F++  /  92mm
#24348
scalariform freak specimen
25.00 EUR
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Palmulacypraea boucheti - Lorenz, 2002
Taiwan. Peng-Hui island. Trawled at ca 200m. May 2018.
Cypraeidae
F+++  /  18mm
#23989
live-taken. Very nice high dark blotch on left margin.
280.00 EUR