Felix Lorenz
Germany ::: Internet: www.cowries.info

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
08.11.2010
Cypraeidae Cypraea Erosaria (i-t) labrolineata labrolineata

labrolineata labrolineata

12 mm

gem

4,00 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

08.11.2010

Solomon Islands › Guadalcanal Island › Marau Sound Islands

Snorkeling in 1-2 m.

No. 269: Erosaria labrolineata helenae... ..., 4

labrolineata labrolineata 09

Cypraeidae Cypraea Annepona mariae mariae

mariae mariae

14,5 mm

gem

35,00 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

08.11.2010

Solomon Islands › Malaita Island

By diver at 20-25 m, in rubble

No. 331d: Annepona mariae... ..., 35

mariae mariae 06

Cypraeidae Cypraea Pustularia margarita margarita

margarita margarita

15,5 mm

n.a.

25,00 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

08.11.2010

Philippines (Mindanao) › Zamboanga Peninsula › Aliguay Island
Dipolog off 200 m

-

No. 321c: Pustularia margarita var.... ..., 25

margarita margarita 03

Cypraeidae Cypraea Mauritia maculifera scindata

maculifera scindata

44,5 mm

n.a.

15,00 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

08.11.2010

Society Islands › Tahiti › Taiarapu Region

Shallow water under coral slabs.

No. 309: Mauritia maculifera scindata... ..., 15

maculifera scindata 03

Cypraeidae Cypraea Luria lurida pulchroides

lurida pulchroides

23 mm

n.a.

12,00 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

08.11.2010

Cape Verde Islands › Sal Island
Fontana Bay (?)

Snorkelin at 1 m, under large rocks.

No. 297d: Luria lurida pulchroides f. minima... ..., 12

lurida pulchroides 03

Cypraeidae Cypraea Melicerona listeri listeri

listeri listeri

19,3 mm

n.a.

6,00 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

08.11.2010

Vanuatu Islands › Efate Island (Ile Vate)

Snorkeling at 1-2 m, under coral slabs.

No. 293b: Melicerona listeri... ..., 6

listeri listeri 06

Cypraeidae Cypraea Melicerona listeri listeri

listeri listeri

16 mm

gem-

15,00 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

08.11.2010

Samoan Islands › Western Samoa › Savaii › Sataua › Pools

Snorkeling at 1-2 m, under coral slabs.

No. 293c: Melicerona listeri... ..., 15

listeri listeri 05

Cypraeidae Cypraea Melicerona listeri listeri

listeri listeri

16 mm

n.a.

6,00 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

08.11.2010

Mauritius › Peyrebere

Snorkeling in 1 m.

No. 293a: Melicerona listeri... ..., 6

listeri listeri 04

Cypraeidae Cypraea Palmadusta ziczac vittata

ziczac vittata

13,7 mm

gem

14,00 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

08.11.2010

Society Islands › Tahiti › Taiarapu Region

In shallow lagoon waters at 1-2 m, inside fragilecoral

No. 517a: Palmadusta ziczac vittata... ..., 14

ziczac vittata 02

Cypraeidae Cypraea Staphylaea limacina interstincta

limacina interstincta

25 mm

n.a.

4,00 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

08.11.2010

Tanzania › Dar es Salaam › Mbudya Island

On intertidal reef flats.

No. 289: Staphylaea limacina interstincta... ..., 4

limacina interstincta 02

Cypraeidae Cypraea Pustularia mauiensis mauiensis

mauiensis mauiensis

11,5 mm

gem

55,00 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

08.11.2010

Hawaiian Islands › Maui Island (South)

1-2 m in rubble.

No. 335: Pustularia mauiensis mauiensis... ..., 55

mauiensis mauiensis 02

Cypraeidae Cypraea Erosaria (i-t) lamarckii lamarckii

lamarckii lamarckii

42 mm

n.a.

10,00 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

08.11.2010

Tanzania › Zanzibar Island › Kizimkazi › Lighthouse

Intertidally.

No. 274: Erosaria lamarckii lamarckii f. sharoni... ..., 10

lamarckii lamarckii 04

Cypraeidae Cypraea Staphylaea limacina limacina

limacina limacina

27,3 mm

gem

15,00 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

08.11.2010

Japan (Kanto) › Chiba

By local diver at 5-8 m.

No. 287e: Staphylaea limacina limacina... ..., 15

limacina limacina 08

Cypraeidae Cypraea Erosaria (i-t) labrolineata labrolineata

labrolineata labrolineata

18 mm

n.a.

10,00 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

08.11.2010

Japan › Okinawa Islands › Ishigaki Island
Observation Point? - Fundort kann auch 1000 km Richtung Japanische Hauptinsel liegen.

By diver at 10-15 m.

No. 268f: Erosaria labrolineata... ..., 10

labrolineata labrolineata 07

Cypraeidae Cypraea Erosaria (i-t) labrolineata labrolineata

labrolineata labrolineata

21 mm

gem

10,00 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

08.11.2010

Japan (Kanto) › Chiba
Chirura?

At 2-6 m under rocks

No. 268e: Erosaria labrolineata... ..., 10

labrolineata labrolineata 06

Cypraeidae Cypraea Erosaria (i-t) labrolineata labrolineata

labrolineata labrolineata

17,9 mm

gem

5,00 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

08.11.2010

Indonesia › Sulawesi Islands › Taka Bone Rate (Atoll)

By diver at 30-35 m.

No. 268b: Erosaria labrolineata... ..., 5

labrolineata labrolineata 05

Cypraeidae Cypraea Luria isabella isabella

isabella isabella

38,8 mm

f++

40,00 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

08.11.2010

Madagascar › Tulear (South)

On metal construction along beach, shallow water.

No. 248d: Luria isabella isabella... ..., 40

isabella isabella 07

Cypraeidae Cypraea Blasicrura interrupta interrupta

interrupta interrupta

16 mm

gem

15,00 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

08.11.2010

Sri Lanka › Weligama

In shallow intertidal under coral slabs.

No. 246c: Blasicrura interrupta... ..., 15

interrupta interrupta 02

Cypraeidae Cypraea Mauritia immanis immanis

immanis immanis

75,5 mm

n.a.

4,00 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

08.11.2010

Tanzania › Dar es Salaam › Mbudya Island

In rocky crevices.

No. 29: Mauritia arabica immanis... ..., 4

immanis immanis 07

Cypraeidae Cypraea Mauritia immanis immanis

immanis immanis

57,5 mm

n.a.

12,00 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

08.11.2010

La Reunion (North)

In rocky areas, 1-2 m.

No. 29c: Mauritia arabica immanis var. 2... ..., 12

immanis immanis 06

Cypraeidae Cypraea Bistolida hirundo rouxi

hirundo rouxi

18 mm

gem

10,00 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

08.11.2010

Australia (QLD) › Dingo Beach

Snorkeling at 1-2 m, under coral slabs.

No. 237c: Bistolida hirundo rouxi... ..., 10

hirundo rouxi 03

Cypraeidae Cypraea Bistolida hirundo hirundo

hirundo hirundo

14,3 mm

gem

18,00 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

08.11.2010

Maldives › Male Atoll

Collected by locals in shallow water 1985

No. 235b: Bistolida hirundo hirundo... ..., 18

hirundo hirundo 03

Cypraeidae Cypraea Erosaria (a-h) helvola helvola

helvola helvola

22 mm

gem

4,00 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

08.11.2010

India (Kerala)

Intertidally under rocks.

No. 224b: Erosaria helvola helvola... ..., 4

helvola helvola 06

Cypraeidae Cypraea Lyncina (carneola complex) leviathan titan

leviathan titan

67,5 mm

gem-

25,00 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

08.11.2010

Egypt › Hurgada (Hughada) › Abu Ramada Island

At 40 m in ledge along wall.

No. 285d: Lyncina leviathan titan... ..., 25

leviathan titan 03

Cypraeidae Cypraea Nucleolaria nucleus nucleus

nucleus nucleus

15,5 mm

gem

4,00 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

08.11.2010

Society Islands › Tahiti › Taiarapu Region

In quiet lagoon waters 1-2 m under coral slabs

No. 365: Nucleolaria nucleus gemmosa... ..., 4

nucleus nucleus 07

Cypraeidae Cypraea Blasicrura pallidula rhinoceros

pallidula rhinoceros

19,6 mm

gem

25,00 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

08.11.2010

Vanuatu Islands › Efate Island (Ile Vate)

Intertidally among coral slabs.

No. 383e: Blasicrura pallidula rhinoceros... ..., 25

pallidula rhinoceros 04

Cypraeidae Cypraea Blasicrura pallidula rhinoceros

pallidula rhinoceros

24,5 mm

n.a.

5,00 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

08.11.2010

New Caledonia › Noumea

Diver at 25m.

No. 383: Blasicrura pallidula rhinoceros... ..., 5

pallidula rhinoceros 03

Cypraeidae Cypraea Purpuradusta microdon microdon

microdon microdon

10,1 mm

gem

6,00 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

08.11.2010

Papua New Guinea › New Ireland

Diver at 30-35 m.

No. 339a: Purpuradusta microdon microdon... ..., 6

microdon microdon 03

Cypraeidae Cypraea Lyncina (carneola complex) leviathan titan

leviathan titan

67 mm

n.a.

12,00 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

08.11.2010

Tanzania › Mafia Island › Chole Bay

By lobster fishermen in 3-5 m.

No. 285: Lyncina leviathan titan... ..., 12

leviathan titan 04

Cypraeidae Cypraea Talostolida pellucens pellucens

pellucens pellucens

29 mm

gem

0,00 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

08.11.2010

Tanzania › Mafia Island › Chole Bay

By lobster fishermen 2-6 m.

No. 476: Talostolida pellucens pellucens... ..., 7 /// Geschenk

pellucens pellucens 08

Cypraeidae Cypraea Monetaria obvelata obvelata

obvelata obvelata

20,1 mm

gem

7,00 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

08.11.2010

Tuamotu Archipelago › Fakarava Atoll

In lagoon waters 1-2 m under coral slabs

No. 369: Monetaria obvelata nubilis... ..., 7

obvelata obvelata 03

Cypraeidae Cypraea Erronea ovum chrysostoma

ovum chrysostoma

24 mm

gem

6,00 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

08.11.2010

Papua New Guinea › Hansa Bay

Snorkeling in 2-3 m under coral heads.

No. 376: Erronea ovum chrysostoma... ..., 6

ovum chrysostoma 04

Cypraeidae Cypraea Nucleolaria nucleus nucleus

nucleus nucleus

16,4 mm

gem

10,00 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

08.11.2010

Malaysia › Borneo › Sarawak › Kuching › Wreck of Katori Maru

Next to wreck of Katori Maru, in rubble at 12-20 m. 2006

No. 363g: Nucleolaria nucleus nucleus... ..., 10

nucleus nucleus 06

Cypraeidae Cypraea Nucleolaria nucleus nucleus

nucleus nucleus

19,9 mm

gem

8,00 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

08.11.2010

Fiji › Viti Levu Island › Suva

By diver at 15-20 m at night, on coral rubble.

No. 363b: Nucleolaria nucleus nucleus... ..., 8

nucleus nucleus 05

Cypraeidae Cypraea Lyncina (other) nivosa nivosa

nivosa nivosa

39 mm

n.a.

20,00 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

08.11.2010

India (Maharashtra) › Rathna Giri (Rathnagiri)

Snorkeling in 2-3 m under coral slabs.

No. 362b: Lyncina nivosa ssp.... ..., 20

nivosa nivosa 04

Cypraeidae Cypraea Purpuradusta minoridens minoridens

minoridens minoridens

11 mm

gem

6,00 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

08.11.2010

Solomon Islands › Guadalcanal Island › Marau Sound Islands

Snorkeling in 1-2 m.

No. 347: Purpuradusta minoridens f. blandita... ..., 6

minoridens minoridens 04

Cypraeidae Cypraea Purpuradusta minoridens minoridens

minoridens minoridens

9 mm

gem

12,00 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

08.11.2010

Samoan Islands › Western Samoa › Savaii › Vaisala Lagoon

In deeper lagoon waters under rubble.

No. 347a: Purpuradusta minoridens f. blandita... ..., 12

minoridens minoridens 03

Cypraeidae Cypraea Erosaria (i-t) miliaris miliaris

miliaris miliaris

26 mm

n.a.

10,00 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

08.11.2010

Australia (QLD) › Princess Charlotte Bay

Trawled 40 m.

No. 343a: Erosaria miliaris miliaris f. diversa... ..., 10

miliaris miliaris 10

Cypraeidae Cypraea Erosaria (i-t) ocellata ocellata

ocellata ocellata

32 mm

gem

10,00 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

08.11.2010

Pakistan › Karachi › Northern Beaches

Intertidally under slabs.

No. 371c: Erosaria ocellata... ..., 10

ocellata ocellata 05

26.02.2011
Cypraeidae Cypraea Cribrarula esontropia esontropia

esontropia esontropia

19,6 mm

f+

60,00 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

26.02.2011

Mauritius › Riviere Noire

Under dead coral slabs at 2 m

esontropia esontropia 02

Cypraeidae Cypraea Erronea cylindrica sowerbyana

cylindrica sowerbyana

25 mm

n.a

5,00 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

26.02.2011

Australia (WA) › North West Cape › Point Cloates

Shallow intertidal in dead coral blocks

cylindrica sowerbyana 03

Cypraeidae Cypraea Erronea cylindrica lenella

cylindrica lenella

32 mm

gem

15,00 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

26.02.2011

Australia (QLD) › Capricorn and Bunker Group › Lamont Reef

Intertidally under rocks

cylindrica lenella 03

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cribrarula exmouthensis exmouthensis

exm. exmouthensis

25,9 mm

gem

> 100 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

26.02.2011

Australia (WA) › Gnaraloo

In green sponge at 35 m (by FL)

exmouthensis exmouthensis 01

Cypraeidae Cypraea Erronea cylindrica lenella

cylindrica lenella

29,5 mm

n.a

15,00 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

26.02.2011

Vanuatu Islands › Efate Island (Ile Vate)

Snorkeling at 1-2 m under coral slabs

cylindrica lenella 02

Cypraeidae Cypraea Notocypraea comptonii mayi

comptonii mayi

24,8 mm

n.a

22,00 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

26.02.2011

Australia (Victoria) › Port Fairy

Under granite rocks among sponges. 6-8 m.

comptonii mayi 01

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cribrarula exmouthensis exmouthensis

exm. exmouthensis

29,5 mm

gem

> 100 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

26.02.2011

Australia (WA) › North West Cape › Exmouth Gulf

By pearl divers at 6-8 m

exmouthensis exmouthensis 02

Cypraeidae Cypraea Pustularia bistrinotata sublaevis

bistrinotata sublaevis

14 mm

gem

12,00 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

26.02.2011

Society Islands › Tahiti › Taiarapu Region

In shallow lagoon, under coral slabs

bistrinotata sublaevis 02

Cypraeidae Cypraea Nesiocypraea teramachii teramachii

teramachii teramachii

64,3 mm

gd

> 100 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

26.02.2011

Japan (Kansai) › Kii Peninsula

Dredged at 200-250 m

teramachii teramachii 04

Cypraeidae Cypraea Erosaria (a-h) beckii beckii

beckii beckii

15,9 mm

gem

45,00 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

26.02.2011

South Africa › KwaZulu-Natal › Umkomaas

Dredged off 90-100 m

beckii beckii 08

Cypraeidae Cypraea Palmadusta asellus asellus

asellus asellus

18,2 mm

n.a

10,00 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

26.02.2011

Madagascar › Taolagnaro › Fort Dauphin

In tidepools

asellus asellus 06

Cypraeidae Cypraea Erosaria (a-h) cernica viridicolor

cernica viridicolor

21 mm

n.a

18,00 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

26.02.2011

Australia (WA) › Shark Bay › Black Rock (?)

By diver at 35 m in sponges

cernica viridicolor 02

Cypraeidae Cypraea Contradusta walkeri walkeri

walkeri walkeri

25 mm

gem

5,00 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

26.02.2011

Philippines (Visayas) › Cebu Province › Olango Island

By diver at 20 m, muddy bottom

walkeri walkeri 04

Cypraeidae Cypraea Contradusta walkeri walkeri

walkeri walkeri

26 mm

gem

0,00 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

26.02.2011

Philippines (Visayas) › Cebu Province › Olango Island

By diver at 20 m, muddy bottom

Geschenk

walkeri walkeri 03

Cypraeidae Cypraea Nesiocypraea midwayensis midwayensis

midway. midwayensis

28,5 mm

n.a

> 100 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

26.02.2011

Philippines (Mindanao) › Zamboanga Peninsula › Aliguay Island

Dredged at 200 m

midwayensis midwayensis 01

Cypraeidae Cypraea Mauritia histrio histrio

histrio histrio

42 mm

n.a

15,00 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

26.02.2011

India (Andhra Pradesh) › Krishnapatnam

Among intertidal rocks

histrio histrio 09

Cypraeidae Cypraea Notocypraea piperita occidentalis

piperita occidentalis

24 mm

n.a

18,00 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

26.02.2011

Australia (WA) › Augusta

In 6-8 m under rocks

piperita occidentalis 02

Cypraeidae Cypraea Pseudozonaria annettae annettae

annettae annettae

26,4 mm

gem

15,00 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

26.02.2011

Guatemala › San Jose › Porto

Shallow water under rocks

annettae annettae 06

Cypraeidae Cypraea Erosaria (i-t) ocellata ocellata

ocellata ocellata

28 mm

gem

15,00 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

26.02.2011

Somalia › Alula (Aluula)

Intertidally by local fishermen

ocellata ocellata 06

22.08.2011
Cypraeidae Cypraea Erronea ovum ovum

ovum ovum

31,3 mm

Gem

20,00 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

22.08.2011

Philippines (Visayas) › Bohol Province › Bohol Island (North)

By compressor divers at 10-15 m, muddy areas

-

ovum ovum 05

Cypraeidae Cypraea Lyncina (other) aurantium aurantium

aurantium aurantium

94,3 mm

F++

> 100 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

22.08.2011

Marshall Islands › Kwajalein Atoll › Oceanside West

By diver at 35 m.

-

aurantium aurantium 07

Cypraeidae Cypraea Lyncina (carneola complex) carneola carneola

carneola carneola

37 mm

F++

10,00 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

22.08.2011

South Africa › KwaZulu-Natal › Richards Bay

Ex pisce off 60 m

-

carneola carneola 15

Cypraeidae Cypraea Lyncina (carneola complex) carneola carneola

carneola carneola

27 mm

F++

0,00 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

22.08.2011

South Africa › KwaZulu-Natal › Richards Bay

Ex pisce off 60 m

Geschenk

carneola carneola 16

Cypraeidae Cypraea Notocypraea subcarnea subcarnea

subcarnea subcarnea

26 mm

gd

95,00 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

22.08.2011

Australia (Tasmania) › Half Moon Bay

Beached after storm.

-

subcarnea subcarnea 04

Cypraeidae Cypraea Notocypraea comptonii comptonii

comptonii comptonii

16,3 mm

Gem

18,00 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

22.08.2011

Australia (WA) › Esperance › Jetty

Among sponges on pylons. At 6-10 m at night

-

comptonii comptonii 13

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (other) fuscodentata fuscodentata

f. fuscodentata

27,2 mm

Gem

90,00 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

22.08.2011

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

By diver at 30 m.

-

fuscodentata fuscodentata 06

Cypraeidae Cypraea Erosaria (i-t) poraria poraria

poraria poraria

23,8 mm

Gem

25,00 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

22.08.2011

Papua New Guinea › New Ireland › Kavieng

Under rocks and ledges at 15-20 m

Nicht Hawaii

poraria poraria 17

Cypraeidae Cypraea Erosaria (i-t) turdus turdus

turdus turdus

26 mm

Gem

7,00 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

22.08.2011

India (Tamil Nadu) › Chennai (Madras)

Shallow water among seaweed sand

-

turdus turdus 09

Cypraeidae Cypraea Palmadusta lentiginosa lentiginosa

lentiginosa lentiginosa

28 mm

Gem

20,00 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

22.08.2011

India (Kerala)

Collected by local fisherman at 1-2 m on reef

-

lentiginosa lentiginosa 03

 
 
 
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