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astaryi
Cypraeidae Cypraea Cribrarula astaryi astaryi

astaryi astaryi

14,5 mm

Gem

50,00 Euro

Richard Centini › bbnoa06

17.05.2007

Marquesas Islands

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Cribrarula astaryi astaryi

astaryi astaryi

17 mm

Gem

> 100 Euro

Maritess Virtudazo › virtudazo

17.04.2009

Marquesas Islands › Nuku Hiva Island

FORMA LEFAITI, PLONGE A 20METRES DERNIEREMENT A NUKU HIVA

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Cribrarula astaryi astaryi

astaryi astaryi

20 mm

Gem

> 100 Euro

Vincent Crayssac › www.caledonianseashells.com

30.12.2011

Marquesas Islands › Nuku Hiva Island

Scuba diving 20m. Very big specimen. Bulbous shape. Live taken. Dark color.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Cribrarula astaryi astaryi

astaryi astaryi

15,5 mm

Gem-

59,80 Euro

Hasan Kurtoglu › mayacim

26.02.2012

Marquesas Islands
No data, Marquesas is my estimation

EXQUSITE SHELL ENDEMIC TO MARQUESE ISLANDS. ALWAYS A FAVORITE WITH COLLECTORS. GOOD SIZE, CLEAR PATTERN, WONDERFUL PRESENTATION.

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catholicorum
Cypraeidae Cypraea Cribrarula catholicorum catholicorum

c. catholicorum

11,9 mm

Gem

28,38 Euro

Otto Borchert › bortektoo

06.09.2007

Vanuatu Islands

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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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Cypraeidae Cypraea Cribrarula catholicorum catholicorum

c. catholicorum

15,3 mm

F+++

23,35 Euro

10.01.2010

Solomon Islands

Taken on coral reef, 10-15 mts

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Cribrarula catholicorum catholicorum

c. catholicorum

15 mm

Gem

19,11 Euro

Randy Bridges › www.rbridges.com

06.04.2010

Vanuatu Islands › Efate Island (Ile Vate)

Collected in shallow water.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Cribrarula catholicorum catholicorum

c. catholicorum

15,5 mm

Gem

25,61 Euro

Randy L. Allamand › rallamand

07.11.2010

Solomon Islands › Shortland Island

Taken by diver at 40 feet under rocks. Ex Al & Eva Fox Collection

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comma
Cypraeidae Cypraea Cribrarula comma comma

comma comma

19 mm

Fine++/Gem-

3,50 Euro

Andreas Laabs-Rode › *gloriamaris*

28.02.2007

Tanzania › Zanzibar Island › Nungwi

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Größe von 17 auf 19 verändert

comma comma 01

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cribrarula comma comma

comma comma

21,4 mm

F+++/Gem

5,00 Euro

Alexander Dechant › mineraliendefoss

16.09.2008

Tanzania › Zanzibar Island › Nungwi

Klasse Muster

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comma comma 02

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cribrarula comma comma

comma comma

21 mm

n.a.

4,50 Euro

Alexander Dechant › www.defoss.de

10.08.2009

Tanzania › Zanzibar Island › Nungwi
Ras Nungwi

1998

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comma comma 03

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cribrarula comma comma

comma comma

25,04 mm

F+++

31,56 Euro

Cillan Chan

13.08.2009

Tanzania › Pemba Island
Kokora Reef (?)

On a sponge. Slightly dull base

* I have bought cribraria abaliena and got this comma comma. Wrong data dicovered by Riccardo Sciaky

cribraria abaliena 02

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cribrarula comma comma

comma comma

28 mm

F++/Gem

0,00 Euro

Diogo Ferreira › deepnreef

25.11.2010

Mozambique › Nacala

By dive at 5-8 mts. depth. Coll. 2009.

Geschenk

comma comma 04

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cribrarula comma comma

comma comma

14,4 mm

F+++

10,00 Euro

Alexander Dechant › www.defoss.de

02.11.2012

Madagascar › Tulear (Toliara)

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cribraria
Cypraeidae Cypraea Cribrarula cribraria cribraria

cribraria cribraria

25 mm

Gem

1,52 Euro

Shea T. O‘Neill › pacificnightdiver

25.02.2007

Japan › Okinawa Islands › Okinawa Island

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Cribrarula cribraria zadela

cribraria zadela

24 mm

Gem

6,00 Euro

Richard Centini › bbnoa06

27.09.2007

Philippines

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Cribrarula cribraria cribraria

cribraria cribraria

17,7 mm

F+

32,01 Euro

Joseph E. Au-Franz › cyp_man

28.09.2007

Marshall Islands › Kwajalein Atoll

C. gaspardi Biraghi und Nicolay, 1993. This shell was found on a wreck at night in 25 feet of water at Kwajalein Atoll. This specimen measures 17.7 mm by dial caliper and is F+. Nice rostration but it cracked during the freezing process! Displays great!

** I have bought gaspardi and got cribraria. Wrong data dicovered by Riccardo. Discussed here: http://cowryforum.bboard.de/board/ftopic-41123903nx25725-256.html

gaspardi gaspardi 01

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cribrarula cribraria cribraria

cribraria cribraria

24 mm

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13,55 Euro

Rene Sänger › keulnator

12.04.2009

New Caledonia › Prony Bay

10m, NIGER und ROSTRATED

* perhaps false location - Thank you for your help Riccardo

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Cribrarula cribraria cribraria

cribraria cribraria

18 mm

Gem

59,90 Euro

Rene Sänger › keulnator

12.04.2009

Sri Lanka

25-30m

* I have bought cribraria abaliena and got this cribraria cribraria. Wrong data dicovered by Riccardo Sciaky

cribraria abaliena 01

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cribrarula cribraria cribraria

cribraria cribraria

29 mm

F++/Gem

19,90 Euro

Rene Sänger › keulnator

12.04.2009

Mozambique › Inhambane

15m

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Cribrarula cribraria cribraria

cribraria cribraria

27,5 mm

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6,50 Euro

Alexander Dechant › www.defoss.de

24.05.2009

No data

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Größe von 29 auf 27,5 verändert

cribraria cribraria 03

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cribrarula cribraria zadela

cribraria zadela

30,7 mm

Gem

> 100 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

18.07.2009

New Caledonia › Noumea

Shallow water. Rostration and melanism

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cribraria zadela 02

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cribrarula cribraria cribraria

cribraria cribraria

24 mm

n.a.

4,50 Euro

Alexander Dechant › www.defoss.de

10.08.2009

Philippines (Visayas) › Bohol Province › Bohol Island

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Cribrarula cribraria australiensis

cribraria australiensis

25,3 mm

Gem

17,10 Euro

Douglas Thorn › peristicta

01.09.2009

Australia (WA) › Broome

Sub Adult, Low tide

Größe von 23,6 auf 25,3 verändert

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Cribrarula cribraria australiensis

cribraria australiensis

23,6 mm

Gem

17,10 Euro

Douglas Thorn › peristicta

01.09.2009

Australia (WA) › Broome

Sub Adult, Low tide

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Cribrarula cribraria zadela

cribraria zadela

22 mm

Gem

20,00 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

04.11.2009

Papua New Guinea › New Ireland › Kavieng

By diver at 30-35m.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Cribrarula cribraria zadela

cribraria zadela

26,5 mm

F++/Gem

12,00 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

04.11.2009

New Caledonia › Noumea

Shallow water

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Cribrarula cribraria ganteri

cribraria ganteri

28 mm

good

16,00 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

04.11.2009

Sri Lanka (NE)

snorkeling in 4m, 1970ies

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Cribrarula cribraria zadela

cribraria zadela

22 mm

n.a.

20,00 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

04.11.2009

Samoan Islands › Western Samoa › Savaii › Vaisala Lagoon

Under coral slaps at 1m.

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cribraria zadela 05

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cribrarula cribraria australiensis

cribraria australiensis

23,2 mm

Gem

15,00 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

04.11.2009

Australia (WA) › North West Cape › Murion Island

In 25m inside red sponges

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Cribrarula cribraria abaliena

cribraria abaliena

13 mm

Gem

60,00 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

04.11.2009

Tanzania › Zanzibar Island › Tumbatu Island

Washed ashore after heavy storm in 1967

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Cribrarula cribraria cribraria

cribraria cribraria

25,04 mm

F+++

27,14 Euro

Cillan Chan

27.02.2010

Australia (QLD) › Brisbane Bay
Dealer wrote also Stradbroke Island (S)

RARE species, slightly dull base and dorsum. Dredged

was sold as gravida

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Cribrarula cribraria cribraria

cribraria cribraria

30,21 mm

F+++/Gem

28,34 Euro

Cillan Chan

26.01.2012

Philippines (Visayas) › Bohol Province › Nocnocan Island

Very nice. SUPER specimen with strong callus, dull base still nice. January, 2012.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Cribrarula cribraria cribraria

cribraria cribraria

35,3 mm

Gem-

26,16 Euro

Hasan Kurtoglu › mayacim

26.02.2012

Philippines (Visayas) › Cebu Province › Olango Island

A COMMON SHELL IN AN UNCOMMON SIZE. VERY BIG FOR THE SPECIES. HARD TO GET SHELLS OVER 35mm ESPECIALLY IN THIS CONDITION. STRONG AND DARK COLOUR&PATTERN. VERY CLEAR AND BIG LACUNAE. EXCELLENT SIZE PIECE.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Cribrarula cribraria zadela

cribraria zadela

22,6 mm

Gem

49,00 Euro

Willy Van Damme › willykauri

15.04.2012

New Caledonia › Noumea

Collected by scuba diver at 3 to 5 meter. 1985

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Cribrarula cribraria cribraria

cribraria cribraria

22,22 mm

Gem

15,70 Euro

Cillan Chan

17.06.2012

Philippines (Visayas) › Bohol Province › Nocnocan Island

New form. Different form with less lacunae than usual. RARE. June, 2012.

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cumingii
Cypraeidae Cypraea Cribrarula cumingii cumingii

cumingii cumingii

12,1 mm

Gem

32,61 Euro

Marc Broquin › marchenri47

16.09.2007

New Caledonia › Hienghene

TYPICAL COLORATION OF THE SPECIES : GOLDEN YELLOW COLORATION WITH WHITE DOTS, DARK RED DOTTING ON MARGINS, PRODUCED EXTREMITIES +++ glossy +++ life taken

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Cribrarula cumingii cumingii

cumingii cumingii

12,83 mm

F+++/Gem

89,00 Euro

Bianca Wittkowski › www.oceanzone.de

03.07.2009

Society Islands › Tahiti › Papeete

On reef at 15-20m

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Cribrarula cumingii cumingii

cumingii cumingii

15,7 mm

Gem

39,27 Euro

Douglas Thorn › peristicta

07.11.2009

Society Islands › Tahiti

Diver

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Cribrarula cumingii cumingii

cumingii cumingii

20,9 mm

F++/Gem

> 100 Euro

Douglas Thorn › peristicta

07.11.2009

Society Islands › Tahiti

Diver

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Cribrarula cumingii cumingii

cumingii cumingii

17,98 mm

F+++/Gem

88,00 Euro

Willy Van Damme › willykauri

05.07.2010

Society Islands › Tahiti

By scuba diver at 14 to 20 meters. I see no flaws. Very beautifull pattern on this cumingii

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Cribrarula cumingii compta

cumingii compta

12 mm

gd

20,00 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

08.11.2010

Tuamotu Archipelago › Fakarava Atoll

Shallow water among rubble

No. 141: Cribrarula cumingii compta... ...€ 20

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Cribrarula cumingii cumingii

cumingii cumingii

13,16 mm

Gem

56,00 Euro

Willy Van Damme › willykauri

15.04.2012

Society Islands › Tahiti › Punaauia

Collected by scuba at 25 to 40 meter on a night dive. 2011

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esontropia
Cypraeidae Cypraea Cribrarula esontropia francescoi

esontropia francescoi

18 mm

Gorgeous gem

25,55 Euro

Nick Rogers › rogers_earthworks

05.09.2007

Madagascar › Faux Cap
Region - Imukala?

Found by local divers in 10-15m.Very uncommon and select!!

Größe von 17 auf 18 verändert

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Cribrarula esontropia cribellum

esontropia cribellum

19 mm

Gem

> 100 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

31.05.2009

Mauritius › Cathedral Cave

On floor of cave. By diver at 25 m. Large.

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esontropia cribellum 01

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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Cypraeidae Cypraea Cribrarula esontropia esontropia

esontropia esontropia

16,57 mm

gem

> 100 Euro

Ettore Molteni › ilsiero

23.07.2009

Mauritius

GREAT VERY DARK PATTERN. EXTREMELY GLOBOSE. VERY RARE SHELL. SPECTACULAR PIECE!!!

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esontropia esontropia 01

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 Cribrarula esontropia esontropia

esontropia esontropia

22,3 mm

F+++

35,99 Euro

Luca Magliaro › shellsfrombrasil

04.12.2011

Mauritius

From old collection

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Cribrarula esontropia francescoi

esontropia francescoi

21,9 mm

Gem

19,33 Euro

Willy Van Damme › willykauri

15.04.2012

Mozambique › Cabaceira
Cabaceira Prequena, North

Collected by scuba diver at 5 to 8 meter on reef. 2011

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esontropia francescoi 03

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cribrarula esontropia francescoi

esontropia francescoi

15 mm

Gem

20,00 Euro

Werner Massier › Airco

15.04.2012

Madagascar › Tulear (Toliara)

With excellent spotting on right margin

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Cribrarula esontropia esontropia

esontropia esontropia

15,06 mm

F+++

14,00 Euro

Mike Hart

07.10.2012

La Reunion › St. Giles

5m in coral rubble. SCARCE now, slightly dull dorsum still nice.

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esontropia esontropia 04

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cribrarula esontropia francescoi

esontropia francescoi

18,7 mm

gem

20,00 Euro

Alexander Dechant › www.defoss.de

02.11.2012

Madagascar › Taolagnaro › Fort Dauphin

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Cribrarula esontropia francescoi

esontropia francescoi

15,34 mm

Gem

6,15 Euro

Cillan Chan

10.11.2012

Madagascar › Tulear (Toliara)

AWESOME. Collected by local fishermen at market. January, 2012

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exmouthensis
Cypraeidae Cypraea Cribrarula exmouthensis rottnestensis

exmouth. rottnestensis

31 mm

F++/Gem

90,00 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

20.09.2007

Australia (WA) › Fremantle › Rottnest Island › Roe Reef

Large inflated shells. Selected quality. 18 m, 1999

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Cribrarula exmouthensis rottnestensis

exmouth. rottnestensis

33,3 mm

F++

42,22 Euro

David Watts › wattsdave

25.05.2009

Australia (WA) › Fremantle › Rottnest Island
No data, location estimatet

Has a couple small flaws on the surface of the dorsum. Dark coloring on this shell. Heavy callous

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Cribrarula exmouthensis magnifica

exmouthensis magnifica

32,1 mm

Gem

> 100 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

31.05.2009

Australia (WA) › Broome

By pearl divers in red sponges at 6-8 m. Callused and heavy.

Größe von 34 auf 32,1 verändert

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Cribrarula exmouthensis rottnestensis

exmouth. rottnestensis

27,1 mm

F+++/Gem

64,00 Euro

Rene Sänger › keulnator

10.08.2009

Australia (WA) › Fremantle › Rottnest Island

15m deep

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Cribrarula exmouthensis rottnestensis

exmouth. rottnestensis

32,8 mm

Gem

53,22 Euro

Willy Van Damme › willykauri

23.08.2009

Australia (WA) › Fremantle › Rottnest Island

Diver, 8-14 m. Cave, Sponge. FANTASTIC VERY DARK BIG SIZE SHELL ! JUST LOOK AT THE PHOTO‘S AND YOU WILL AGREE THAT THIS SHELL HAS EVERYTHING

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Cribrarula exmouthensis magnifica

exmouthensis magnifica

27,79 mm

F+++/Gem

> 100 Euro

Willy Van Damme › willykauri

05.07.2010

Australia (WA) › Broome

By pearl oyster scuba diver. I see a semi adult shell so the base is not as thick and not as glossy and still has an orange color. Fantastic dark dorsum with bright orange spots. This shell is indeed still juvenile but it is awesome. Strange but it has 3 snowy white spots near spire; all the rest is orange.

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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

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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)

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Cribrarula exmouthensis exmouthensis

exm. exmouthensis

24,51 mm

F+++

70,00 Euro

Jose Ahuir › Reefshells

29.09.2012

Australia (WA) › North West Cape › Exmouth Gulf

Pretty specimen. Ex coll A. Rincón. Onslow Pearl Form. In red sponges, 8m

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Cribrarula exmouthensis rottnestensis

exmouth. rottnestensis

31,9 mm

F+++

35,00 Euro

Rob Clifton › ozyzoila67

03.12.2012

Australia (WA) › Fremantle › Rottnest Island › Cathedral Rocks

Sponge, Reef. Unusual & attractive spotting! Collected by diver, sth western Australia

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fallax
Cypraeidae Cypraea Cribrarula fallax fallax

fallax fallax

29 mm

good

> 100 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

20.09.2007

Australia (WA) › Denmark Beach

Nice beach, good pattern

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Cribrarula fallax fallax

fallax fallax

30,8 mm

F+

> 100 Euro

Douglas Thorn › Doug Thorn

25.03.2010

Australia (WA) › Cape Leeuwin

Diver, canal broken

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garciai
Cypraeidae Cypraea Cribrarula garciai garciai

garciai garciai

19,3 mm

Gem

> 100 Euro

Douglas Thorn › Doug Thorn

05.07.2010

Easter Islands › Easter Island

Diver

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gaskoini
Cypraeidae Cypraea Cribrarula gaskoini gaskoini

gaskoini gaskoini

18,3 mm

Gem

37,21 Euro

Otto Borchert › bortektoo

19.02.2007

Hawaiian Islands

Found inside a coral head, 60ft

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Cribrarula gaskoini gaskoini

gaskoini gaskoini

14,1 mm

Gem

15,57 Euro

David V. Wagner › japan67

25.02.2007

Hawaiian Islands › Oahu Island › Kaena Point

Found live and fully mantled at 35ft on the sides and in horizontal fissures of the lava rock reef walls. The entire animal was bright red color. The mantle was covered by numerous short red papillae. The tenticles were long and tapering. The foot extended well past the sides and back of the shell. Collected by D.M. Hubner

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Cribrarula gaskoini gaskoini

gaskoini gaskoini

22 mm

F+

4,00 Euro

Steve Aloha › *alohasteve50*

30.09.2007

Hawaiian Islands › Kauai Island

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gaskoinii gaskoinii 03

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cribrarula gaskoini gaskoini

gaskoini gaskoini

21,7 mm

F+/Gem

38,23 Euro

Randy Bridges › www.rbridges.com

06.04.2010

Hawaiian Islands › Oahu Island

By divers at night in 15-20 meters of water. Large form, with small and dense lacunae.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Cribrarula gaskoini gaskoini

gaskoini gaskoini

14,55 mm

Gem

15,32 Euro

Charlene Takahashi › seashellauction

09.04.2010

Hawaiian Islands › Oahu Island › Waianae

CYPRAEA FISHERI:RARE 14.55 ELONGATED FORM OF GASKOINI! RARE MALE DWARF DEEP-WATER FORM OF GASKOINI ENDEMIC TO HAWAII.

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gaskoini gaskoini 02

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cribrarula gaskoini gaskoini

gaskoini gaskoini

21,8 mm

Gem

17,12 Euro

Harold A. Jackson › hawaiianshells

23.09.2010

Hawaiian Islands › Oahu Island (North)

On coral, 30m.

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gaskoini gaskoini 03

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cribrarula gaskoini gaskoini

gaskoini gaskoini

26,2 mm

s.d.

> 100 Euro

Philippe Guyot-Sionnest › olpor

02.12.2011

Hawaiian Islands

Stunning specimen, very big size for the species dispite a natural nodule on the back side as seen on pictures. Very fresh with a deep colour, very mature. Would be Gem if there was not the small nodule. nevertheless a small jewell. 2010

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gaskoini gaskoini 04

gaspardi
Cypraeidae Cypraea Cribrarula gaspardi gaspardi

gaspardi gaspardi

13 mm

Gem

90,00 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

04.11.2009

Marshall Islands › Kwajalein Atoll › Oceanside West

Reef 25-35 m

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gaspardi gaspardi 02

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cribrarula gaspardi gaspardi

gaspardi gaspardi

12 mm

Gem

81,58 Euro

Randy Bridges › www.rbridges.com

01.06.2010

Marshall Islands › Kwajalein Atoll › Kwajalein

Collected by diver at 35 meters west oceanside reef. Lovely smaller gem specimen of this distinctive species. Pale dorsal color with large lacunae is characteristic.

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gaspardi gaspardi 03

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cribrarula gaspardi gaspardi

gaspardi gaspardi

12,3 mm

Gem

43,30 Euro

William Schramm › conchology-investments-acquisitions

24.09.2012

Marshall Islands › Kwajalein Atoll › Logoonside East

Depth 3 meter. Under dead coral in lagoon. June, 1992.

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gaspardi gaspardi 04

melwardi
Cypraeidae Cypraea Cribrarula melwardi melwardi

melwardi melwardi

23 mm

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21,74 Euro

Hugh Morrison › www.seashells.net.au

15.09.2007

Australia (QLD) › Capricorn and Bunker Group › Wilson Island

Under coral slabs at extreme low tide

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melwardi ssp 01

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cribrarula melwardi melwardi

melwardi melwardi

21,63 mm

F++/F+++

45,00 Euro

Bianca Wittkowski › www.oceanzone.de

03.07.2009

Australia (QLD)

slightly dull and scars in dorsum

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melwardi ssp 02

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cribrarula melwardi melwardi

melwardi melwardi

19,67 mm

F+++/Gem

11,50 Euro

Mike Hart

13.08.2009

Australia (QLD) › Capricorn and Bunker Group › Tryon Island

1m under coral slaps. Healed scar in dorsum

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melwardi ssp 03

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cribrarula melwardi melwardi

melwardi melwardi

22,5 mm

Gem

36,58 Euro

Randy L. Allamand › rallamand

07.11.2010

Australia (WA) › North West Cape

Taken by diver at 10 meters on reef. March 1990

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melwardi melwardi 01

pellisserpentis
Cypraeidae Cypraea Cribrarula pellisserpentis pellisserpentis

p. pellisserpentis

17,9 mm

Gem

34,95 Euro

Otto Borchert › bortektoo

06.09.2007

Madagascar

On low reef in small holes

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pellisserpentis pellisserpentis 01

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cribrarula pellisserpentis pellisserpentis

p. pellisserpentis

16,5 mm

n.a.

0,00 Euro

Otto Borchert › bortektoo

03.08.2009

Madagascar

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Geschenk. Hatte die gekaufte nicht gefunden

pellisserpentis pellisserpentis 02

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cribrarula pellisserpentis pellisserpentis

p. pellisserpentis

19,5 mm

F+/Gem

25,76 Euro

Randy Bridges › www.rbridges.com

01.06.2010

Madagascar › Taolagnaro › Fort Dauphin

In coral rubble in 1-3 meters.

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pellisserpentis pellisserpentis 03

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cribrarula pellisserpentis pellisserpentis

p. pellisserpentis

17,7 mm

F+++/Gem

20,50 Euro

Annie Alberro › croidusudcoquillage

12.10.2010

Madagascar › Taolagnaro › Fort Dauphin

2007. Pêchée vivante - superbe dorsum "peau de serpent" - devenue hyper rare depuis deux ans. SUPERBE!

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pellisserpentis pellisserpentis 04

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cribrarula pellisserpentis pellisserpentis

p. pellisserpentis

19 mm

Gem

29,99 Euro

Luca Magliaro › shellsfrombrasil

30.12.2010

Madagascar

Eccellente, Gem!!! Super shell! Madagascar

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pellisserpentis pellisserpentis 05

taitae
Cypraeidae Cypraea Cribrarula taitae taitae

taitae taitae

13 mm

F++/Gem

> 100 Euro

Eng Hiong Ng › sstdg

27.09.2009

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

Lowtide under reef rock. Nice color and pattern. This specimen have a few spots at the base not as clear on the columella side. Catholicorum have no spots extending down and rounder in shape

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