Zugänge

2009-06

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Cypraeidae Cypraea Luria cinerea brasilensis

cinerea brasilensis

18 mm

Gem

9,00 Euro

Goncalo Rosa › www.atollseashells.com

08.06.2009

Brasil (Bahia) › Itaparica Island

Dive at 20-22 m, under dead corals

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cinerea brasilensis 02

Cypraeidae Cypraea Staphylaea limacina limacina

limacina limacina

24,6 mm

Gem

38,00 Euro

Fulvio Ferraiolo › www.shelldimension.com

27.06.2009

Philippines (Visayas) › Cebu Province › Olango Island

EXTRA TUBERCULATED and GIANT SPOTS! Live Taken. Dive at 15-18m. 2006

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limacina limacina 03

Cypraeidae Cypraea Zoila (friendii complex) jeaniana sherylae

jeaniana sherylae

58,9 mm

Extragem

98,15 Euro

Ettore Molteni › ilsiero

04.06.2009

Australia (WA) › Shark Bay

EXCEPTIONAL VERY DARK PATTERN. A BEAUTY

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jeaniana sherylae 03

Cypraeidae Cypraea Erosaria (a-h) helvola helvola

helvola helvola

17 mm

Gem

2,70 Euro

Goncalo Rosa › www.atollseashells.com

08.06.2009

Society Islands › Huahine Island › Maeva

Near on reef at 1 m, under dead corals, March 2007

* callista nur noch forma

helvola callista 02

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (other) fuscorubra fuscorubra

fuscorubra fuscorubra

32,15 mm

Gem

32,84 Euro

Ettore Molteni › ilsiero

04.06.2009

South Africa › Western Cape › Hout Bay

Great pattern. Great shell. VERY GLOBOSE LIKE A CONNELLI. EXTRA!!! RARE

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fuscorubra fuscorubra 12

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (other) fuscodentata sphaerica

fuscodentata sphaerica

30,31 mm

Gem

36,81 Euro

Ettore Molteni › ilsiero

04.06.2009

South Africa › Eastern Cape (W) › St. Francis Bay › Jeffrey's Bay

GREAT VERY DARK PATTERN. GREAT SHELL. RARE IN THEESE CONDITIONS

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fuscodentata sphaerica 03

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cribrarula esontropia francescoi

esontropia francescoi

27 mm

F++/Gem

> 100 Euro

Goncalo Rosa › www.atollseashells.com

08.06.2009

Mozambique › Cabaceira
Pepuena (?)

By dive at 5 - 8 m. April 2007. Fantastic size and pattern

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esontropia francescoi 02

Cypraeidae Cypraea Erosaria (a-h) englerti englerti

englerti englerti

24 mm

Gem

85,50 Euro

Goncalo Rosa › www.atollseashells.com

08.06.2009

Easter Islands › Easter Island › Anakena Bay

Night collected on rocks at low tide. March 2008. One of the darkest specimen I had ever saw.

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englerti englerti 03

Cypraeidae Cypraea Mauritia eglantina eglantina

eglantina eglantina

59,7 mm

Gem

79,00 Euro

Douglas Thorn › peristicta

20.06.2009

New Caledonia
Bay De Mondune?

Diver, Grade 3, Melanistic & Rostrate. Ex Col. Doug Thorn

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eglantina eglantina 09

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (other) coronata coronata

coronata coronata

26 mm

Gem

> 100 Euro

Goncalo Rosa › www.atollseashells.com

08.06.2009

South Africa › Eastern Cape (E) › Port Alfred

Dragged at 80 m, on reef

* Maybe wrong location.

coronata coronata 03

 

Cypraeidae Cypraea Notocypraea comptonii comptonii

comptonii comptonii

21 mm

F++

18,00 Euro

Goncalo Rosa › www.atollseashells.com

08.06.2009

Australia (WA) › Eucla

By commercial abalone diver, under rock slaps on inshore reef platforms, May 2000

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comptonii comptonii 05

Cypraeidae Cypraea Schilderia achatidea inopinata

achatidea inopinata

37 mm

F++/Gem

18,00 Euro

Goncalo Rosa › www.atollseashells.com

08.06.2009

Guinea-Bissau › Sao Domingos

Dark specimen. Trawled by shrimper boats at 80-120 m. 2000.

von a. achatidea zu a. inopinata verschoben

achatidea achatidea 02

Cypraeidae Cypraea Luria cinerea brasilensis

cinerea brasilensis

33 mm

F++

13,50 Euro

Goncalo Rosa › www.atollseashells.com

08.06.2009

Brasil (Rio Grande do Norte) › Litoral Norte

Under rocks at 5-10 m, by dive, Jan. 2007. Slightly imature

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cinerea brasilensis 03

Cypraeidae Cypraea Mauritia maculifera scindata

maculifera scindata

52 mm

F++/Gem

13,50 Euro

Goncalo Rosa › www.atollseashells.com

08.06.2009

Cook Islands › Aitutaki Island
Lagoon

snorkeling at 1-2 m, dead coral

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maculifera scindata 02

Cypraeidae Cypraea Macrocypraea cervinetta cervinetta

cervinetta cervinetta

36 mm

F++

11,25 Euro

Goncalo Rosa › www.atollseashells.com

08.06.2009

Panama › Gobernadora Island

Extreme low tide, under rocks, 2006

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cervinetta cervinetta 03

Cypraeidae Cypraea Erronea caurica dracaena

caurica dracaena

38 mm

F++/Gem

9,00 Euro

Goncalo Rosa › www.atollseashells.com

08.06.2009

Egypt › Nabeq (Nabq)

extreme low tide, mud

Entweder falsche Fundortangabe oder falsche Bestimmung der Unterart

caurica dracaena 03

 

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cribrarula catholicorum catholicorum

c. catholicorum

14 mm

Gem

22,50 Euro

Goncalo Rosa › www.atollseashells.com

08.06.2009

Vanuatu Islands › Efate Island (Ile Vate) › Pango Point

Dived at 1-5m, on vital reef

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catholicorum catholicorum 02

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (other) capensis gorda

capensis gorda

24 mm

Gem

> 100 Euro

Goncalo Rosa › www.atollseashells.com

08.06.2009

South Africa › Eastern Cape (E) › Fish River

Dreadged at 85-95 m, live on reef. January 2008. Extra inflated specimen

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capensis gorda 02

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (other) capensis capensis

capensis capensis

27 mm

F+++/Gem

21,90 Euro

Alan D. Seccombe › cypraeaman

09.06.2009

South Africa › Eastern Cape (W) › Algoa Bay

Diver in 18-20m. very dark dorsal blotch

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capensis capensis 06

Cypraeidae Cypraea Palmulacypraea boucheti boucheti

boucheti boucheti

20 mm

Gem

> 100 Euro

Goncalo Rosa › www.atollseashells.com

08.06.2009

Philippines (Mindanao) › Davao Region › Talikud Island

In tangle nets at 120-200 mts. depth, by local fishermen. December 2008. The best ever, extra rare

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boucheti boucheti 03

Cypraeidae Cypraea Mauritia asiatica asiatica

asiatica asiatica

60,21 mm

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7,66 Euro

Katherine Luu › world_ocean

12.06.2009

Vietnam › Nha Trang
see remarks

1-2 m. April 2009. Super Overcast. Callous Shell. Small Chips on Tips Tips

Fundort vermutlich Ly Son Island oder Con Dao Islands

asiatica asiatica 02

Cypraeidae Cypraea Umbilia armeniaca armeniaca

armeniaca armeniaca

91,15 mm

F++/Gem

76,74 Euro

Ettore Molteni › ilsiero

04.06.2009

Australia › Great Australia Bight (WA or SA)

GREAT DARK ORANGE BASE. FANTASTIC BLOTCHES DARK PEACH COLOUR ON DORSUM. ORANGE CIRCLES NEAR SPIRAL (PICTURE VISIBLE). GLOBOSE!!! GREAT SHELL

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armeniaca armeniaca 07

Cypraeidae Cypraea Mauritia arabica arabica

arabica arabica

49 mm

F++

22,50 Euro

Goncalo Rosa › www.atollseashells.com

08.06.2009

Philippines (Mindanao) › Zamboanga Peninsula › Aliguay Island

Dive at 10m, December 2008. Very unusual cream base, inflated

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arabica arabica 05

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (algoensis alike) alfredensis alfredensis

alfredensis alfredensis

22 mm

F+++

50,72 Euro

Alan D. Seccombe › cypraeaman

09.06.2009

South Africa › Eastern Cape (W) › Algoa Bay

Diver in 18-20m

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alfredensis alfredensis 08

Cypraeidae Cypraea Notocypraea comptonii comptonii

comptonii comptonii

20 mm

Gem

9,02 Euro

Anita Fromm › rainbow30_1

02.06.2009

Australia (WA) › Esperance

5-10m, Das abgebildete Stück ist 20 mm groß und hat eine kräftige Färbung mit hohem Glanz!! Zudem ist die Schale in absolutem GEM-Zustand und hat nicht die geringste Beschädigung oder Beeinträchtigung!!!

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comptonii comptonii 04

Cypraeidae Cypraea Zonaria pyrum pyrum

pyrum pyrum

34 mm

Real Gem

5,71 Euro

Lyin Jon › lyin_mineral

04.06.2009

Libya › Zuara (Zuwara)

Caough live, 2008 Zuara Libya ,southern cost of Medittranean sea

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pyrum pyrum 07

Cypraeidae Cypraea Lyncina (other) vitellus vitellus

vitellus vitellus

32 mm

Gem

38,00 Euro

Fulvio Ferraiolo › www.shelldimension.com

27.06.2009

Malaysia › Borneo › Sabah › Kalapuan Island

BUMPY EXTRA MULTISPOTTED! Live Taken. From Local Fisherman. March 2007

Hawaii oder Malaysia??

vitellus vitellus 13

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraea tigris tigris

tigris tigris

79 mm

F+++

10,94 Euro

Wolfgang Proestler › boholshells

26.06.2009

Philippines (Palawan)
see remarks

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Im Auktionstext war Cebu Island der Fundort

tigris tigris 20

Cypraeidae Cypraea Barycypraea teulerei teulerei

teulerei teulerei

53,8 mm

Fine++/Gem

> 100 Euro

Fulvio Ferraiolo › www.shelldimension.com

27.06.2009

Oman › Musandam Peninsula (Strait of Hormuz)

SUPER CALLOUSED & SUPER HEAVY! - AWESOME DARK BEIGE BACKGROUND! - MANTLE LINE IN RELIEF! Live Taken. From Local Fisherman. 2008

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teulerei teulerei 08

Cypraeidae Cypraea Erosaria (i-t) spurca verdensium

spurca verdensium

26 mm

Gem

9,00 Euro

Goncalo Rosa › www.atollseashells.com

08.06.2009

Cape Verde Islands › Sal Island (North)
Fura Area (?)

snorkeling at 2 m, under algae September 2007

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spurca verdensium 03

Cypraeidae Cypraea Erosaria (i-t) spurca spurca

spurca spurca

26 mm

Gem

18,00 Euro

Goncalo Rosa › www.atollseashells.com

08.06.2009

Marocco › Larache

dive at 5 m.

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spurca spurca 03

Cypraeidae Cypraea Lyncina (carneola complex) schilderorum schilderorum

schild. schilderorum

27,77 mm

F/Gem

11,78 Euro

Ettore Molteni › ilsiero

04.06.2009

Tuamotu Archipelago › Takaroa (Taaroa, Tiokea) Atoll
or Makemo Atolls

A BEAUTY. PARTICULAR LOCALITY

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schilderorum schilderorum 02

Cypraeidae Cypraea Zonaria sanguinolenta sanguinolenta

s. sanguinolenta

21 mm

F++

18,00 Euro

Goncalo Rosa › www.atollseashells.com

08.06.2009

Senegal › Goree Island

Dive at 3-4 m, under rocks

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sanguinolenta sanguinolenta 02

Cypraeidae Cypraea Austrasiatica sakuraii sakuraii

sakuraii sakuraii

47 mm

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> 100 Euro

Alexander Dechant › www.defoss.de

26.06.2009

Philippines
No data. My estimation: Philippines

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sakuraii sakuraii 03

Cypraeidae Cypraea Zoila (other) rosselli rosselli

rosselli rosselli

53 mm

Gem

> 100 Euro

Fabio Porfiri › cypshells

26.06.2009

Australia (WA) › Fremantle › Garden Island

35 m. DARK DORSUM - TRIANGULAR - FLANGED MARGIN -BLACK BASE AND MARGIN - LARGE

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rosselli rosselli 03

Cypraeidae Cypraea Zoila (other) rosselli rosselli

rosselli rosselli

61 mm

F+++

> 100 Euro

Wolfgang Proestler › boholshells

26.06.2009

Australia (WA) › Fremantle

Dived at 30-35 meters. Minimal growth flaw at dorsum. 35m by diver

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rosselli rosselli 02

Cypraeidae Cypraea Lyncina (other) lynx lynx

lynx lynx

47 mm

F++

5,40 Euro

Goncalo Rosa › www.atollseashells.com

08.06.2009

Israel › Gulf of Aqaba (Red Sea)

snorkeling at 2 m, under stones, Jan. 2007

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lynx lynx 06

Cypraeidae Cypraea Zonaria pyrum pyrum

pyrum pyrum

31 mm

Real Gem

5,71 Euro

Lyin Jon › lyin_mineral

04.06.2009

Libya › Zuara (Zuwara)

Caough live, 2008 Zuara Libya ,southern cost of Medittranean sea

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pyrum pyrum 08

Cypraeidae Cypraea Mauritia mauritiana mauritiana

mauritiana mauritiana

88 mm

F++

87,45 Euro

Ettore Molteni › ilsiero

04.06.2009

Madagascar

EXCEPTIONAL QUITE WHITE PATTERN. VERY RARE SHELL IN THEESE CONDITIONS. GREAT & VERY HEAVY SHELL. THAT‘S A REAL UNIQUE PIECE!!!

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mauritiana mauritiana 04

Cypraeidae Cypraea Zonaria pyrum pyrum

pyrum pyrum

32 mm

Real Gem

8,83 Euro

Lyin Jon › lyin_mineral

04.06.2009

Libya › Zuara (Zuwara)

Caough live, 2008 Zuara Libya ,southern cost of Medittranean sea

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pyrum pyrum 06

Cypraeidae Cypraea Zonaria pyrum pyrum

pyrum pyrum

37 mm

Real Gem

6,07 Euro

Lyin Jon › lyin_mineral

04.06.2009

Libya › Zuara (Zuwara)

Caough live, 2008 Zuara Libya ,southern cost of Medittranean sea

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pyrum pyrum 05

Cypraeidae Cypraea Zonaria pyrum pyrum

pyrum pyrum

29 mm

Real Gem

3,57 Euro

Lyin Jon › lyin_mineral

04.06.2009

Libya › Zuara (Zuwara)

Caough live, 2008 Zuara Libya ,southern cost of Medittranean sea

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pyrum pyrum 04

Cypraeidae Cypraea Zonaria picta picta

picta picta

24 mm

F++/Gem

13,50 Euro

Goncalo Rosa › www.atollseashells.com

08.06.2009

Cape Verde Islands › Bonavista Island › Sal Rai Islet

dive at 30 m, under large rocks, October 2007

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picta picta 02

Cypraeidae Cypraea Talostolida pellucens panamensis

pellucens panamensis

27 mm

Gem

36,00 Euro

Goncalo Rosa › www.atollseashells.com

08.06.2009

Panama › Cebaco Island

Snorkeling at 2-4 m, under rocks, May 2006

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pellucens panamensis 02

Cypraeidae Cypraea Erosaria (i-t) ocellata ocellata

ocellata ocellata

32 mm

F++/Gem

9,00 Euro

Goncalo Rosa › www.atollseashells.com

08.06.2009

India (Tamil Nadu) › Chennai (Madras)

Dived at 8 m, 2002

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ocellata ocellata 03

Cypraeidae Cypraea Erosaria (i-t) nebrites nebrites

nebrites nebrites

36,48 mm

F+++

25,70 Euro

Ettore Molteni › ilsiero

04.06.2009

Israel › Eilat (Red Sea › Gulf of Aquaba)

VERY DARK PATTERN. VERY CALLOUS. A DIFECT ON LEFT BORDER. HUGE!!! A BEAUTY

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nebrites nebrites 03

Cypraeidae Cypraea Erosaria (i-t) miliaris miliaris

miliaris miliaris

42 mm

Gem

36,00 Euro

Goncalo Rosa › www.atollseashells.com

08.06.2009

China (East China Sea)

Trawled at 40m, in gravel and sandy bottom, May 2008

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miliaris miliaris 04

Cypraeidae Cypraea Erosaria (i-t) marginalis marginalis

marginalis marginalis

31 mm

Gem

22,50 Euro

Goncalo Rosa › www.atollseashells.com

08.06.2009

Somalia › Merca (Merka, Marka)

Trawled at 100-140m, muddy area, May 2005

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marginalis marginalis 03

Cypraeidae Cypraea Leporicypraea mappa rosea

mappa rosea

60 mm

F+++/Gem

20,40 Euro

Andrea Guardiani › il-posto-delle-fragole

29.06.2009

Mauritius

Very special pattern for a specimen probably taken crabbed in a tidal pool. Glossy and lovely nevertheless. ex LRM spec. coll. Flic & Flac. crabbed

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mappa rosea 03

Cypraeidae Cypraea Contradusta walkeri surabajensis

walkeri surabajensis

26 mm

Gem

9,02 Euro

Anita Fromm › rainbow30_1

02.06.2009

Philippines (Palawan)

8-10m. Das abgebildete Stück ist 26 mm groß und hat eine sehr kräftige Färbung mit hohem Glanz!! Zudem ist die Schale in absolutem GEM-Zustand und hat keine Beschädigungen oder Beeinträchtigungen!!!

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walkeri surabajensis 03

Cypraeidae Cypraea Zonaria pyrum pyrum

pyrum pyrum

32 mm

Real Gem

4,64 Euro

Lyin Jon › lyin_mineral

04.06.2009

Libya › Zuara (Zuwara)

Caough live, 2008 Zuara Libya ,southern cost of Medittranean sea

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pyrum pyrum 09

 
 
 
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