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Chelycypraea

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
testudinaria
Cypraeidae Cypraea Chelycypraea testudinaria testudinaria

testudinaria testudinaria

124 mm

F+++

9,21 Euro

Max Evans › fincormax

25.01.2007

Philippines (Visayas) › Negros Island

12m /// JUMBO size. Very FAT body structure. Nice color and pattern. Near GEM quality. Caught from Negros Island, Philippines.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Chelycypraea testudinaria testudinaria

testudinaria testudinaria

117 mm

Gem

9,38 Euro

Wolfgang Proestler › boholshells

12.12.2008

Philippines (Mindanao) › Caraga Region › Surigao Region

Uncommon light brown form

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Chelycypraea testudinaria testudinaria

testudinaria testudinaria

88 mm

Fine+ to Gem

4,80 Euro

Nick Rogers › rogers_earthworks

16.12.2008

Marshall Islands › Kwajalein Atoll

Found by a diver, at night, crawling on coral heads and rocks, in 12-15 meters of water. Gorgeous, dark dorsum. Large spots from margin to margin

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Chelycypraea testudinaria testudinaria

testudinaria testudinaria

93 mm

Exceptional

8,00 Euro

Guido T. Poppe › www.conchology.be

05.01.2009

Philippines (Visayas) › Bohol Province › Bohol Island

Found at about 5-15 meters deep. 2008. Super colour ! NOT GEM, scratches here and there, natural, very beautiful.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Chelycypraea testudinaria testudinaria

testudinaria testudinaria

94,1 mm

selected

35,00 Euro

Guido T. Poppe › www.conchology.be

05.01.2009

Philippines (Mindanao) › Zamboanga Peninsula

Found at 15-20 meters deep water. 2008.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Chelycypraea testudinaria testudinaria

testudinaria testudinaria

127 mm

n.a.

86,33 Euro

Cillan Chan

28.08.2009

Philippines (Palawan)

From Fisherman, August 2009.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Chelycypraea testudinaria testudinaria

testudinaria testudinaria

132 mm

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27,37 Euro

Huynh Son › toni2606

24.10.2009

Vietnam › Vung Tau
see remarks

Sie bieten auf eine schöne, echte, natur meer Cypraea testudinaria geheause Schnecke aus Vietnam

Fundort vermutlich Ly Son Island oder Con Dao Islands

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Chelycypraea testudinaria testudinaria

testudinaria testudinaria

86 mm

F++

30,77 Euro

Oscar Breitsameter › www.asia-shells.com

20.12.2009

Philippines

yellow colored

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Chelycypraea testudinaria testudinaria

testudinaria testudinaria

68,75 mm

F+++

21,74 Euro

Cillan Chan

31.12.2009

Philippines (Palawan)

RARE size smaller than 70mm, growth scar in dorsum still a nice specimen. From fishermen. December, 2009

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Chelycypraea testudinaria testudinaria

testudinaria testudinaria

85,58 mm

Gem

4,29 Euro

Steven Ko

11.01.2010

Philippines (Visayas) › Samar Island

Oct. 2009

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Chelycypraea testudinaria testudinaria

testudinaria testudinaria

102,63 mm

Gem

18,26 Euro

Cillan Chan

09.04.2010

Philippines (Palawan)

UNCOMMON. Very heavy. From fishermen. March, 2010.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Chelycypraea testudinaria testudinaria

testudinaria testudinaria

97 mm

F++

12,94 Euro

Egbert A. Pagobo › superseashells

08.09.2010

Philippines (Visayas) › Cebu Province › Camotes Islands

Caught by dive 50 meters deep sandy

"Caught by dive 50 meters deep sandy" - neuerdings verwendet der Händler diese Fundortbeschreibung. Für alle!

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Chelycypraea testudinaria testudinaria

testudinaria testudinaria

96,4 mm

gem

50,00 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

08.11.2010

Tanzania › Zanzibar Island (West)
Kama?

Intertidally on reef.

No. 482b: Chelycypraea testudinaria f. ingens... ...€ 50

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Chelycypraea testudinaria testudinaria

testudinaria testudinaria

96,37 mm

F+++

11,94 Euro

Cillan Chan

26.02.2011

Philippines (Visayas) › Samar Island

AWESOME, growth scars in dorsum. RARE stage. Philippines. Samar Island. From fishermen. February, 2011.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Chelycypraea testudinaria testudinaria

testudinaria testudinaria

88,5 mm

F++/F+++

4,99 Euro

Ed Paloga › edspal_2008

23.07.2011

Philippines (Palawan) › Balabac Islands › Balabac Island

Dive in 12 meters deep. Date collected July 2011

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Chelycypraea testudinaria testudinaria

testudinaria testudinaria

117 mm

F++/Gem

46,11 Euro

Richard H. Negus › tickers

30.11.2011

Kenya › Mombassa

Among reef rubble probably in polluted water. 2008. Freak specimen - Very unusual

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Chelycypraea testudinaria testudinaria

testudinaria testudinaria

81,44 mm

F+++/Gem

3,15 Euro

Cillan Chan

26.01.2012

Philippines (Palawan) › Balabac Islands

VERY DARK and fat body. AWESOME. Tiny nick in anterior canal. From hookah divers. November, 2011.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Chelycypraea testudinaria testudinaria

testudinaria testudinaria

74,35 mm

F+++/Gem

4,70 Euro

Cillan Chan

09.09.2012

Philippines (Palawan) › Balabac Islands › Balabac Island

Unusual pattern. Nice pattern, slightly dull dorsum still nice. From hookah divers. August, 2012.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Chelycypraea testudinaria testudinaria

testudinaria testudinaria

77,07 mm

F+++/Gem

3,08 Euro

Cillan Chan

10.11.2012

Philippines (Visayas) › Samar Island

Nice freak upper margin, slightly dull base. From fishermen 10-20m. September, 2012

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Chelycypraea testudinaria testudinaria

testudinaria testudinaria

74,03 mm

F+++/Gem

4,62 Euro

Cillan Chan

24.11.2012

Philippines (Palawan) › Balabac Islands › Balabac Island

VERY DARK, SUPERB specimen, slightly dull lower margin still nice. From hookah divers. November, 2012.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Chelycypraea testudinaria testudinaria

testudinaria testudinaria

120,42 mm

n.a.

5,51 Euro

Michael Stabenow › karacol56

25.11.2012

Sri Lanka › Kalpythia
Puttalam Logoon, Ippunativu Island

Under dead coral at outerreef

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Chelycypraea testudinaria testudinaria

testudinaria testudinaria

77,05 mm

n.a.

3,83 Euro

Michael Stabenow › karacol56

25.11.2012

India (Tamil Nadu) › Ervadi

By local chankdiver 4-5m. With very nice color and pattern, fully adult. DWARF.

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testudinaria testudinaria

74,21 mm

F++

2,93 Euro

Cillan Chan

02.02.2013

Taiwan › Hengchun

Dull surface, small nick in anterior canal, UNCOMMON locality. Collected by local diver in 6m. August, 2007

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testudinaria testudinaria

87,22 mm

F+++

4,40 Euro

Cillan Chan

02.02.2013

Philippines (Palawan) › Balabac Islands › Balabac Island

Very dark, slightly dull and small scratch lines still nice. From hookah divers. January, 2013

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testudinaria testudinaria

104,98 mm

F+++

4,40 Euro

Cillan Chan

02.02.2013

Philippines (Mindanao) › Caraga Region › Surigao Region

Nice overglaze specimen, inclusion on upper dorsum, slightly dull base. From fishermen. January, 2013

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testudinaria testudinaria

100 mm

F++

10,92 Euro

Cillan Chan

30.03.2013

Philippines (Mindanao) › Caraga Region › Surigao Region

RARE overglaze for this species, crabbed, dull base and dorsum, water mark and slightly polished. From fishermen. March, 2013

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