Genus

Cypraeovula (balls)

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
castanea
Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (balls) castanea castanea

castanea castanea

42,2 mm

selected

15,20 Euro

Guido T. Poppe › www.conchology.be

28.02.2007

South Africa › KwaZulu-Natal › Durban

Ex-coll. D. und M. Meyer, Dead collected, rare species alive

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (balls) castanea castanea

castanea castanea

36 mm

n.a.

> 100 Euro

Brian Hayes › www.algoabayshells.co.za

06.08.2009

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

Dived on reef at 40m. Fresh dead, full gloss, small drill hole, still a very rare shell

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (balls) castanea castanea

castanea castanea

33,7 mm

F

11,24 Euro

Mike Hart

07.09.2009

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

crabbed, defect in dorsum, glossy gone, VERY RARE now, for study.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (balls) castanea latebrosa

castanea latebrosa

30,8 mm

good

> 100 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

03.07.2010

South Africa › Eastern Cape (W) › Algoa Bay › Seal Point

Jeffreysbay area, dredged at 90-100m. 2006

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connelli
Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (balls) connelli connelli

connelli connelli

24,2 mm

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9,00 Euro

Alan D. Seccombe › cypraeaman

27.02.2007

South Africa › Eastern Cape › Transkei

dead collected, dredged in 100m

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (balls) connelli connelli

connelli connelli

27 mm

F++

> 100 Euro

Brian Hayes › www.algoabayshells.co.za

06.08.2009

South Africa › Eastern Cape › Transkei › Coffee Bay

Live-taken. Dredged at 80m. 2006. Beautiful pink dorsum; soft growth mark. A true rarity

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (balls) connelli connelli

connelli connelli

28 mm

n.a.

45,00 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

03.07.2010

South Africa › Eastern Cape › Transkei › Coffee Bay
No data, Coffee Bay is my estimation

Dredged off 90-110m, Coffee Bay, Transkei. Painted and fixed in Mactan.

HAND MADE

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (balls) connelli connelli

connelli connelli

29 mm

see descr.

31,50 Euro

Alan D. Seccombe › cypraeaman

30.07.2010

South Africa › Eastern Cape (E) › East London

Dredged in 100m, dead collected, representative

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (balls) connelli connelli

connelli connelli

25 mm

F

7,00 Euro

Brian Hayes › ALGOABAY

26.08.2010

South Africa › Eastern Cape › Transkei › Coffee Bay

Dredged at 80m. F. Dead-taken - but a respresentative shell. (AA)

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cruickshanki
Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (balls) cruickshanki cruickshanki

cruickshanki cruickshanki

31 mm

see descr.

> 100 Euro

Brian Hayes › ALGOABAY

30.07.2010

South Africa › KwaZulu-Natal

Trawled, dead, at 350m. F. This is one of the rarest Cypraea ! Never found live any more... super rare.. even in this condition. Very acceptable representative specimen ! (AA)

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iutsui
Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (balls) iutsui atlantica

iutsui atlantica

31 mm

F

> 100 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

31.05.2009

South Africa › Western Cape › Kommetijie

At 50 m. Live taken, growth line.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (balls) iutsui iutsui

iutsui iutsui

28,2 mm

F+

> 100 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

18.07.2009

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

Off 125m. From Lobster Trap. Sphaerical form. Dark mottled, good size. Micro-hole in side

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iutsui iutsui 01

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (balls) iutsui atlantica

iutsui atlantica

30,3 mm

F

> 100 Euro

Randy Bridges › www.rbridges.com

01.06.2010

South Africa › Western Cape › Kommetijie

By diver in 55 meters. Extremely hard to get in any condition. This is a dead collected specimen with good color and gloss. No holes or chips.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (balls) iutsui iutsui

iutsui iutsui

24 mm

F

> 100 Euro

Mike Els › africana

30.07.2010

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

Live taken strongly patterned heavy beauty, partially healed dorsal tooth mark, fine growth scars. F. Live taken in lobster traps in deep water (<150m)

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (balls) iutsui atlantica

iutsui atlantica

31 mm

F++/F+++

> 100 Euro

Fabio Porfiri › discus

27.01.2012

South Africa › Western Cape › Cape Point
west cape of good hope

LARGE EXTREMELY DARK SPECIE GREAT GLOSS ...A SMALL ATTEMPT HOLE AT BASE F++F+++ SOFTH GROWTH LINE

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volvens
Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (balls) volvens volvens

volvens volvens

21 mm

good

50,00 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

20.09.2007

South Africa › Eastern Cape (E) › Fish River

Dregged from 110m, 2006

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (balls) volvens volvens

volvens volvens

24 mm

Superbe gem

> 100 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

31.05.2009

South Africa › Eastern Cape (E) › Fish River

Dredged 110 m. 2006.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (balls) volvens volvens

volvens volvens

22,8 mm

n.a.

21,00 Euro

Dick Carter › www.jbayshells.com

14.08.2009

South Africa › Eastern Cape (E) › Port Alfred

Trawled

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (balls) volvens volvens

volvens volvens

22,4 mm

f

> 100 Euro

Randy Bridges › www.rbridges.com

07.12.2010

South Africa › Eastern Cape (E) › Fish River

Trawled off 90-110 meters

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