Genus

Contradusta

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
barclayi
Cypraeidae Cypraea Contradusta barclayi barclayi

barclayi barclayi

24 mm

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27,00 Euro

Alan D. Seccombe › cypraeaman

27.02.2007

South Africa › KwaZulu-Natal

dead collected, dredged in 100m off Natal, South Africa.

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barclayi barclayi 01

Cypraeidae Cypraea Contradusta barclayi barclayi

barclayi barclayi

28,3 mm

F+++

> 100 Euro

Alan D. Seccombe › cypraeaman

11.10.2009

South Africa › KwaZulu-Natal (South)

dredged in 100m. Slight dull spot on dorsum

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barclayi barclayi 02

Cypraeidae Cypraea Contradusta barclayi barclayi

barclayi barclayi

20 mm

n.a.

5,90 Euro

Cillan Chan

03.02.2010

South Africa › KwaZulu-Natal

Dredged at 100m. barclayi?

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barclayi barclayi 03

Cypraeidae Cypraea Contradusta barclayi barclayi

barclayi barclayi

29 mm

Gd.

> 100 Euro

Carla Schmidt › 3orca

15.09.2010

South Africa › KwaZulu-Natal › Richards Bay
100m

Collected ex pisce at 100m off Richards Bay, South Africa. Fresh with almost all pattern and some gloss. 2 Tiny drill attepts. Nice clean base. Uncommon this good

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barclayi barclayi 04

Cypraeidae Cypraea Contradusta barclayi barclayi

barclayi barclayi

27,91 mm

F+++/gem

> 100 Euro

Cillan Chan

07.10.2012

South Africa › KwaZulu-Natal › Park Rynie

RARE live taken. STUNNING specimen, very dark pattern, VERY RARE live taken, slightly dull teeth, just adult still A MUST.

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barclayi barclayi 05

bregeriana
Cypraeidae Cypraea Contradusta bregeriana bregeriana

bregeriana bregeriana

21 mm

F++/Gem

6,90 Euro

Eng Hiong Ng › sstdg

09.09.2007

New Caledonia › Ile Bailly

15-18m under dead coral slabs

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bregeriana bregeriana 01

Cypraeidae Cypraea Contradusta bregeriana bregeriana

bregeriana bregeriana

23,2 mm

F+++/Gem

17,70 Euro

Otto Borchert › bortektoo

18.10.2009

New Caledonia

At low tide among small stones. Cypraea Bregereiana from New Caledonia in the Pacific. F+++/Gem it measures a 23.2mm very nice color.

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bregeriana bregeriana 02

Cypraeidae Cypraea Contradusta bregeriana bregeriana

bregeriana bregeriana

24,8 mm

Gem

39,99 Euro

Luca Magliaro › zuggomo

18.02.2010

New Caledonia

Collected at the 90th. Six vertical dark stripes running over the dorsum.

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bregeriana bregeriana 03

Cypraeidae Cypraea Contradusta bregeriana pervelata

bregeriana pervelata

21,27 mm

F+++/Gem

> 100 Euro

Mike Hart

26.03.2011

Solomon Islands › Guadalcanal Island › Marau Sound Islands
Makina passage

25-30m in hammer oysters in rubble

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bregeriana pervelata 01

Cypraeidae Cypraea Contradusta bregeriana bregeriana

bregeriana bregeriana

24,08 mm

F+++/Gem

10,77 Euro

Mike Hart

10.11.2012

New Caledonia › Prony Bay

10m in live coral. Slightly dull dorsum still nice

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bregeriana bregeriana 04

hungerfordi
Cypraeidae Cypraea Contradusta hungerfordi hungerfordi

hungerfordi hungerfordi

37 mm

F++

8,08 Euro

Ken Shing Chang › kenshing

17.01.2007

Taiwan

Red

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hungerfordi hungerfordi 02

Cypraeidae Cypraea Contradusta hungerfordi hungerfordi

hungerfordi hungerfordi

34 mm

Gem

8,08 Euro

Ken Shing Chang › kenshing

17.01.2007

Taiwan

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hungerfordi hungerfordi 01

Cypraeidae Cypraea Contradusta hungerfordi bealsi

hungerfordi bealsi

32,5 mm

F++

9,50 Euro

J. Ross Mayhew › orientshells

05.10.2007

Philippines (Mindanao) › Zamboanga Peninsula › Aliguay Island

300m, Trwaling, UNCOMMON specimen. It shows two brown bands on the dorsum. Globose body structure. F++ quality because it is sub-adult but no visible flaws.

* Thank you for your help Riccardo

hungerfordi hungerfordi 03

Cypraeidae Cypraea Contradusta hungerfordi hungerfordi

hungerfordi hungerfordi

40,6 mm

Gem

11,95 Euro

Alexander Dechant › mineraliendefoss

22.11.2007

Taiwan

klasse muster - großes prachtexemplar !

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hungerfordi hungerfordi 04

Cypraeidae Cypraea Contradusta hungerfordi hungerfordi

hungerfordi hungerfordi

40,5 mm

F+++

25,68 Euro

Zhao Yifan › shellshomecn

28.02.2008

East China Sea
Got wrong data. My estimation: East China Sea

Nice pattern trawled in deep water West Australia. Jan 2006.

ATTENTION: FALSE LABEL! ** I have bought hungerfordi bealsi and got hungerfordi hungerfordi. Wrong data dicovered by Riccardo. Discussed here: http://cowryforum.bboard.de/board/ftopic-41123903nx25725-259.html

hungerfordi bealsi 01

 

Cypraeidae Cypraea Contradusta hungerfordi coucomi

hungerfordi coucomi

38 mm

-

32,43 Euro

Zhao Yifan › shellshomecn

28.02.2008

Australia (QLD) › Great Barrier Reef › Half Moon Reef

Trawled in 240 meters Off Half Moon Reef Swain Reefs Queensland 2006.

* perhaps another ssp. - Thank you for your help Riccardo

hungerfordi coucomi 01

 

Cypraeidae Cypraea Contradusta hungerfordi hungerfordi

hungerfordi hungerfordi

38,2 mm

F+++/Gem

3,00 Euro

Bruno Corvec › wanted29

13.10.2008

East China Sea

SUPERBE SPECIMEN - TRES COLORE - COURONNE DE POINTS TRES DENSE

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hungerfordi hungerfordi 05

Cypraeidae Cypraea Contradusta hungerfordi hungerfordi

hungerfordi hungerfordi

34,7 mm

F+++/Gem

2,00 Euro

Bruno Corvec › wanted29

13.10.2008

East China Sea

SUPERBE SPECIMEN - TRES COLORE - COURONNE DE POINTS TRES DENSE

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hungerfordi hungerfordi 06

Cypraeidae Cypraea Contradusta hungerfordi hungerfordi

hungerfordi hungerfordi

34,9 mm

F+++/Gem

2,00 Euro

Bruno Corvec › wanted29

13.10.2008

East China Sea

SUPERBE SPECIMEN - TRES COLORE - COURONNE DE POINTS EFFETS DELAVES - TRES BEAU TRAIT BLEU

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hungerfordi hungerfordi 07

Cypraeidae Cypraea Contradusta hungerfordi hungerfordi

hungerfordi hungerfordi

34,4 mm

F+++/Gem

3,00 Euro

Bruno Corvec › wanted29

13.10.2008

East China Sea

BASE ROSE FONCE / ROUGE - BRILLANT EXTRA

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hungerfordi hungerfordi 08

Cypraeidae Cypraea Contradusta hungerfordi hungerfordi

hungerfordi hungerfordi

38 mm

F++

2,22 Euro

Qicong Li › lieshell

20.05.2009

East China Sea

Trawled from East China Sea,deepth:120m

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hungerfordi hungerfordi 10

Cypraeidae Cypraea Contradusta hungerfordi hungerfordi

hungerfordi hungerfordi

34,2 mm

F++

2,22 Euro

Qicong Li › lieshell

20.05.2009

East China Sea

Trawled from East China Sea,deepth:120m

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hungerfordi hungerfordi 09

Cypraeidae Cypraea Contradusta hungerfordi hungerfordi

hungerfordi hungerfordi

40 mm

-

8,50 Euro

Alexander Dechant › www.defoss.de

24.05.2009

East China Sea

2007, Trawled 150 on grave East China Sea

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hungerfordi hungerfordi 11

Cypraeidae Cypraea Contradusta hungerfordi bealsi

hungerfordi bealsi

29 mm

F+++

81,31 Euro

Wolfgang Proestler › boholshells

11.10.2009

Philippines (Mindanao) › Zamboanga Peninsula › Aliguay Island

Growth line, live taken, 250m

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hungerfordi bealsi 02

Cypraeidae Cypraea Contradusta hungerfordi hungerfordi

hungerfordi hungerfordi

34 mm

F+++

1,37 Euro

Qicong Li › www.china-shell.com

19.10.2009

East China Sea

Trawled from East China Sea, deepth:120m

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hungerfordi hungerfordi 12

Cypraeidae Cypraea Contradusta hungerfordi bealsi

hungerfordi bealsi

27,7 mm

F+++

8,00 Euro

Zhang Rong Cai › shellover

30.07.2010

East China Sea

Trawled in about 150m deep,from East China Sea,2010/05

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hungerfordi bealsi 03

Cypraeidae Cypraea Contradusta hungerfordi hungerfordi

hungerfordi hungerfordi

32 mm

F++/F+++

16,00 Euro

Jianju Wu › shellajiao

28.10.2010

Taiwan (North)

UNIQUE

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hungerfordi hungerfordi 13

Cypraeidae Cypraea Contradusta hungerfordi hungerfordi

hungerfordi hungerfordi

31,8 mm

Gem

4,00 Euro

Wu Fei

30.06.2011

East China Sea

Trawled from East China sea in about 130m deep, 05/2011.

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hungerfordi hungerfordi 19

Cypraeidae Cypraea Contradusta hungerfordi hungerfordi

hungerfordi hungerfordi

38 mm

F+++/GEM

3,00 Euro

Wu Fei

30.06.2011

East China Sea

Trawled from East China sea in about 130m deep, 05/2011.

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hungerfordi hungerfordi 20

Cypraeidae Cypraea Contradusta hungerfordi hungerfordi

hungerfordi hungerfordi

38 mm

F+++/GEM

3,00 Euro

Wu Fei

30.06.2011

East China Sea

Trawled from East China sea in about 130m deep, 05/2011.

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hungerfordi hungerfordi 14

Cypraeidae Cypraea Contradusta hungerfordi hungerfordi

hungerfordi hungerfordi

35 mm

F++/F+++

6,00 Euro

Wu Fei

30.06.2011

East China Sea

Trawled from East China sea in about 130m deep, 05/2011.

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hungerfordi hungerfordi 15

Cypraeidae Cypraea Contradusta hungerfordi hungerfordi

hungerfordi hungerfordi

30,5 mm

F+++/GEM

6,00 Euro

Wu Fei

30.06.2011

East China Sea

Trawled from East China sea in about 130m deep, 05/2011.

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hungerfordi hungerfordi 16

Cypraeidae Cypraea Contradusta hungerfordi hungerfordi

hungerfordi hungerfordi

34,05 mm

Gem

4,00 Euro

Wu Fei

30.06.2011

East China Sea

Trawled from East China sea in about 130m deep, 05/2011.

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hungerfordi hungerfordi 17

Cypraeidae Cypraea Contradusta hungerfordi hungerfordi

hungerfordi hungerfordi

34 mm

Gem

3,00 Euro

Wu Fei

30.06.2011

East China Sea

Trawled from East China sea in about 130m deep, 05/2011.

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hungerfordi hungerfordi 18

Cypraeidae Cypraea Contradusta hungerfordi hungerfordi

hungerfordi hungerfordi

45,9 mm

F+-G

12,22 Euro

Charlene Takahashi › seashellauction

30.12.2011

East China Sea

Trawled at 120m. VERY NICE SPECIMEN, LARGER THEN NORMAL SIZE WITH NICE MARKINGS.

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hungerfordi hungerfordi 21

Cypraeidae Cypraea Contradusta hungerfordi bealsi

hungerfordi bealsi

29 mm

Gem

> 100 Euro

Goncalo Rosa › www.atollseashells.com

02.01.2012

Philippines (Visayas) › Cebu Province › Cebu Island

In tengle nets at 200 mts. depth. Coll. December 1988. A rarity these days, fantastic shell.

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hungerfordi bealsi 04

pulchella
Cypraeidae Cypraea Contradusta pulchella pericalles

pulchella pericalles

29 mm

F++

11,06 Euro

Eng Hiong Ng › sstdg

04.02.2007

India (Tamil Nadu) › Karikal (Karaikal)

40-50m trawled

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pulchella pericalles 01

Cypraeidae Cypraea Contradusta pulchella pulchella

pulchella pulchella

36,8 mm

selected

13,85 Euro

Guido T. Poppe › www.conchology.be

28.02.2007

Taiwan › Kaoshiung

From fisherman of Kaoshiung.1980

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pulchella pulchella 01

Cypraeidae Cypraea Contradusta pulchella aliguayensis

pulchella aliguayensis

27,2 mm

Gem

9,00 Euro

Richard Centini › bbnoa06

27.09.2007

Philippines (Mindanao) › Zamboanga Peninsula

2004

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pulchella aliguayensis 01

Cypraeidae Cypraea Contradusta pulchella pulchella

pulchella pulchella

39 mm

Gem-

9,90 Euro

Gisela Müller › gisela9344

27.09.2007

Taiwan › Kaoshiung

Ausdrucksvolles Exemplar in super Größe und Qualität, von Taiwan, Kaoshiung, 60m Tiefe auf schlammigem Grund.

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pulchella pulchella 02

Cypraeidae Cypraea Contradusta pulchella pericalles

pulchella pericalles

30,2 mm

Gem

3,82 Euro

Anthony St. John › conepoint

06.11.2007

Thailand
Soungha (?)

Muddy sub-littoral, by diver /// 1972 /// THIS SHELL IS TYPICAL OF THE FORM AT THIS LOCATION, EXCEPT THAT IT HAS A *HAMMERED DORSUM*

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pulchella pericalles 02

Cypraeidae Cypraea Contradusta pulchella pericalles

pulchella pericalles

28 mm

F++

3,50 Euro

Xavier Pallarols › xavishells

02.10.2008

India (Tamil Nadu) › Cuddalore

Trawled by local fisherman. 1998

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pulchella pericalles 03

Cypraeidae Cypraea Contradusta pulchella pericalles

pulchella pericalles

30 mm

F++

3,50 Euro

Xavier Pallarols › xavishells

02.10.2008

India (Tamil Nadu) › Cuddalore

Trawled by local fisherman. 1998

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pulchella pericalles 04

Cypraeidae Cypraea Contradusta pulchella pulchella

pulchella pulchella

43,7 mm

F+++

3,00 Euro

Bruno Corvec › wanted29

13.10.2008

China (South China Sea)
south east

SUPERBE SPECIMEN - BELLE TAILLE - COQUILLE LOURDE - CAILLEUSE - BASE CREME MATE

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pulchella pulchella 03

Cypraeidae Cypraea Contradusta pulchella pulchella

pulchella pulchella

41 mm

Gem

5,00 Euro

Bruno Corvec › wanted29

13.10.2008

China (South China Sea)
south east

SUPERBE SPECIMEN - COQUILLE LOURDE - CAILLEUSE - MAGNIFIQUES POINTS NOIRS SUR LES FLANCS - BASE BRILLANTE ( PAS COURANT )

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pulchella pulchella 04

Cypraeidae Cypraea Contradusta pulchella aliguayensis

pulchella aliguayensis

31,2 mm

Gem

28,06 Euro

Antonio S. dela Cruz › tonyshells

15.08.2009

Philippines (Mindanao) › Zamboanga Peninsula › Aliguay Island

Collected by local fishermen by nets about 300-400 meters deep off coast Aliguay Island Philippines, April 2009

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pulchella aliguayensis 02

Cypraeidae Cypraea Contradusta pulchella pulchella

pulchella pulchella

43 mm

n.a.

12,00 Euro

Alexander Dechant › www.defoss.de

09.10.2009

Taiwan

Trawled 130m

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pulchella pulchella 05

Cypraeidae Cypraea Contradusta pulchella aliguayensis

pulchella aliguayensis

31 mm

F+++

16,94 Euro

Wolfgang Proestler › boholshells

11.10.2009

Philippines (Mindanao) › Zamboanga Peninsula › Aliguay Island

Minor natural growth flaw

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pulchella aliguayensis 03

Cypraeidae Cypraea Contradusta pulchella pulchella

pulchella pulchella

45 mm

F+++

13,74 Euro

Qicong Li › www.china-shell.com

19.10.2009

East China Sea

The lips side growth sink mark, Special, trawled from East China Sea,deepth:120m

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pulchella pulchella 06

Cypraeidae Cypraea Contradusta pulchella novaebritanniae

p. novaebritanniae

33,18 mm

F+++/Gem

26,18 Euro

Cillan Chan

01.05.2010

Philippines (Visayas) › Bohol Province › Balicasag Island

RARE beauty, seldom found now, minor sand inclusion in dorsum. Tangle nets 80m. April, 2010.

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pulchella novaebritanniae 01

 

Cypraeidae Cypraea Contradusta pulchella pulchella

pulchella pulchella

41,8 mm

F++

0,00 Euro

Ken Shing Chang › kenshing

23.07.2010

Taiwan (Formosa Strait)
Direction Fujian (China)

Ex Shi´s Collection

Geschenk

pulchella pulchella 07

Cypraeidae Cypraea Contradusta pulchella pulchella

pulchella pulchella

32,73 mm

F+++

5,50 Euro

Quynh Gick › schneckengirl74

06.12.2010

Vietnam › Ly Son Island

5-15m

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pulchella pulchella 08

Cypraeidae Cypraea Contradusta pulchella pulchella

pulchella pulchella

44 mm

F++/F+++

5,00 Euro

Wu Fei

30.06.2011

East China Sea

Trawled from East China sea in about 160m deep, 05/2011

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pulchella pulchella 09

Cypraeidae Cypraea Contradusta pulchella pulchella

pulchella pulchella

30,54 mm

F+++/Gem

15,72 Euro

Cillan Chan

30.07.2011

Philippines (Visayas) › Bohol Province › Nocnocan Island

OUTSTANDING specimen, different from typical phulchella, RARE locality first time we see, tiny inclusion on dorsum still A MUST. July, 2011

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pulchella pulchella 10

Cypraeidae Cypraea Contradusta pulchella novaebritanniae

p. novaebritanniae

34,2 mm

Gem

39,10 Euro

Charlene Takahashi › seashellauction

30.12.2011

Philippines (Visayas) › Samar Island
Guiwan (Guiuan)

Tangle nets at 100m. 10. Nov. 2005

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pulchella novaebritanniae 02

Cypraeidae Cypraea Contradusta pulchella aliguayensis

pulchella aliguayensis

28,45 mm

F+++/Gem

11,02 Euro

Cillan Chan

26.01.2012

Philippines (Mindanao) › Zamboanga Peninsula › Aliguay Island

SCARCE now, minor scars on dorsum. Dredged in 100-200m. November, 2011.

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pulchella aliguayensis 04

walkeri
Cypraeidae Cypraea Contradusta walkeri surabajensis

walkeri surabajensis

25 mm

-

5,25 Euro

Gisela Müller › gisela9344

20.02.2007

Philippines (Mindanao) › Zamboanga Peninsula › Aliguay Island

Bei der Insel Aliguay aus Schleppnetzen in 140m Tiefe gefisch. Exemplar von perfekter Erhaltung, schöne Farbe und Zeichnung, groÞ und intensiv Lila an den Zähnen.

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walkeri walkeri 01

Cypraeidae Cypraea Contradusta walkeri surabajensis

walkeri surabajensis

25,2 mm

Gem

3,95 Euro

Alexander Dechant › mineraliendefoss

28.02.2007

Philippines (Visayas) › Cebu Province › Cebu Island

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walkeri surabajensis 01

Cypraeidae Cypraea Contradusta walkeri surabajensis

walkeri surabajensis

25 mm

F+++

1,10 Euro

Xavier Pallarols › xavishells

02.10.2008

Philippines (Visayas) › Bohol Province › Bohol Island

Collected by diver, 10-25m deep. 2007

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walkeri surabajensis 02

Cypraeidae Cypraea Contradusta walkeri walkeri

walkeri walkeri

34 mm

F++

3,70 Euro

Qicong Li › lieshell

20.05.2009

East China Sea

Trawled from East China Sea,deepth:120m

ssp or another sp?

zonaria zonaria 02

 

Cypraeidae Cypraea Contradusta walkeri continens

walkeri continens

22 mm

F++/Gem

5,60 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

31.05.2009

Australia (QLD) › Mackay › Sarina Beach

Interdidally under rocks among barnacles. Paler and more pyriform shells.

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walkeri continens 01

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 Contradusta walkeri continens

walkeri continens

22,2 mm

Gem

3,39 Euro

Robert Marchiselli › florida_shell_co

11.10.2009

Australia (QLD)

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walkeri continens 02

Cypraeidae Cypraea Contradusta walkeri surabajensis

walkeri surabajensis

21 mm

n.a.

8,85 Euro

Cillan Chan

03.02.2010

Philippines (Palawan)

From fisherman. January 2010

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walkeri walkeri 02

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 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

17,18 mm

Gem

26,77 Euro

Cillan Chan

18.04.2012

Philippines (Visayas) › Bohol Province › Nocnocan Island

CUTE. UNCOMMON size less than 20mm and callus. AWESOME. December, 2011

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walkeri walkeri 05

Cypraeidae Cypraea Contradusta walkeri walkeri

walkeri walkeri

25,98 mm

Gem

8,00 Euro

Cillan Chan

03.06.2012

Philippines (Visayas) › Bohol Province › Nocnocan Island

AWESOME. Very nice form. May, 2012.

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walkeri walkeri 06

Cypraeidae Cypraea Contradusta walkeri walkeri

walkeri walkeri

19,37 mm

Gem

6,00 Euro

Cillan Chan

15.07.2012

Philippines (Mindanao) › Zamboanga Peninsula

Pale color with nice dorsal line. UNCOMMON form. AWESOME. From fishermen. June, 2012.

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walkeri walkeri 07

Cypraeidae Cypraea Contradusta walkeri walkeri

walkeri walkeri

26,67 mm

F+++

4,00 Euro

Cillan Chan

29.07.2012

Philippines (Palawan) › Balabac Islands › Balabac Island

Beautiful specimen, from RARE locality, growth scar on dorsum still nice. From hookah divers. July, 2012.

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walkeri walkeri 08

 
 
 
Contradusta
barclayi
Contradusta
bregeriana
Contradusta
hungerfordi
Contradusta
pulchella
Contradusta
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