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Cypraeovula (other)

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
capensis
Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (other) capensis capensis

capensis capensis

29,3 mm

F+++/Gem

14,00 Euro

Alan D. Seccombe › cypraeaman

27.02.2007

South Africa › Eastern Cape (W) › Algoa Bay

Diver in 18-20m depth

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capensis capensis 01

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (other) capensis gonubiensis

capensis gonubiensis

26,5 mm

F+/++

17,00 Euro

Alan D. Seccombe › cypraeaman

27.02.2007

South Africa › Eastern Cape (E) › East London

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capensis gonubiensis 01

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (other) capensis capensis

capensis capensis

33,2 mm

Gem

23,10 Euro

Otto Borchert › bortektoo

09.01.2009

South Africa › Western Cape › False Bay

Found among rocks and coral rubble

* obviously false location

capensis capensis 02

 

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (other) capensis capensis

capensis capensis

30,5 mm

F+++/Gem

16,00 Euro

Alan D. Seccombe › cypraeaman

21.02.2009

South Africa › Eastern Cape (W) › Algoa Bay

In 18-20m

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capensis capensis 03

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (other) capensis capensis

capensis capensis

31,5 mm

F+++/Gem

16,00 Euro

Alan D. Seccombe › cypraeaman

21.02.2009

South Africa › Eastern Cape (W) › Algoa Bay

Diver under rocks in 18-20m

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capensis capensis 04

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (other) capensis capensis

capensis capensis

26 mm

F+++/Gem

12,80 Euro

Alan D. Seccombe › cypraeaman

21.02.2009

South Africa › Eastern Cape (W) › Algoa Bay

Diver under rocks in 18-20m

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capensis capensis 05

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (other) capensis gorda

capensis gorda

24 mm

Gem

> 100 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

31.05.2009

South Africa › Eastern Cape (E) › Port Alfred

Dredged from 90 m. Dark distinct blotch.

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capensis gorda 01

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (other) capensis gorda

capensis gorda

24 mm

Gem

> 100 Euro

Goncalo Rosa › www.atollseashells.com

08.06.2009

South Africa › Eastern Cape (E) › Fish River

Dreadged at 85-95 m, live on reef. January 2008. Extra inflated specimen

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capensis gorda 02

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (other) capensis capensis

capensis capensis

27 mm

F+++/Gem

21,90 Euro

Alan D. Seccombe › cypraeaman

09.06.2009

South Africa › Eastern Cape (W) › Algoa Bay

Diver in 18-20m. very dark dorsal blotch

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (other) capensis capensis

capensis capensis

29,7 mm

F++/Gem

20,00 Euro

Bianca Wittkowski › www.oceanzone.de

03.07.2009

South Africa › Eastern Cape (W) › Algoa Bay › Port Elizabeth

By scuba diver at 15m under rocks and sponges

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capensis capensis 07

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (other) capensis capensis

capensis capensis

27,9 mm

gem

26,97 Euro

Otto Borchert › bortektoo

03.08.2009

South Africa › Eastern Cape (W) › Algoa Bay
No data, Algoa Bay is my estimation

Nice shell nice color. Huge blotch

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capensis capensis 08

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (other) capensis capensis

capensis capensis

27,5 mm

F+++

51,00 Euro

Rene Sänger › keulnator

09.08.2009

South Africa › Eastern Cape (W) › St. Francis Bay › Jeffrey's Bay
Jeffrey's Bay to Natal

20m deep

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capensis capensis 09

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (other) capensis gonubiensis

capensis gonubiensis

30,02 mm

F++

5,90 Euro

Cillan Chan

13.08.2009

South Africa › Eastern Cape (E) › East London › Gonubie

Scuba at 25m. July 2009. Slightly dull surface, minor scar. FAT.

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capensis gonubiensis 03

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (other) capensis capensis

capensis capensis

30,8 mm

F+++/Gem

20,00 Euro

Dick Carter › www.jbayshells.com

14.08.2009

South Africa › Eastern Cape (W) › Algoa Bay › Port Elizabeth

Scuba live at 12-15m

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (other) capensis capensis

capensis capensis

26,4 mm

F+++

47,00 Euro

Dick Carter › www.jbayshells.com

14.08.2009

South Africa › Eastern Cape (E) › East London

Scuba live at 20m

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (other) capensis profundorum

capensis profundorum

23 mm

n.a.

72,00 Euro

Dick Carter › www.jbayshells.com

14.08.2009

South Africa › Eastern Cape (E) › East London
Cintza West

Dredged on sponge reef at 90m

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capensis profundorum 01

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (other) capensis gonubiensis

capensis gonubiensis

30,6 mm

F+++/Gem

72,00 Euro

Dick Carter › www.jbayshells.com

14.08.2009

South Africa › Eastern Cape (E) › East London

Scuba live at 20m. Lovely Fresh Purple Shell

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capensis gonubiensis 02

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (other) capensis capensis

capensis capensis

29,5 mm

F+++/Gem

19,00 Euro

Dick Carter › www.jbayshells.com

14.08.2009

South Africa › Eastern Cape (W) › Algoa Bay › Port Elizabeth

Scuba live at 12-15m

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capensis capensis 10

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (other) capensis gorda

capensis gorda

28,9 mm

F+++/Gem

> 100 Euro

John P. Batt › jpb18

18.09.2009

South Africa › Eastern Cape (E) › Port Alfred
Dealer wrote Eastern Cape, Port Alfred is my estimation

Dredged off Fish River at 100 metres

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capensis gorda 03

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (other) capensis gonubiensis

capensis gonubiensis

28,9 mm

F+++/Gem

10,40 Euro

John P. Batt › jpb18

23.10.2009

South Africa › Eastern Cape (E) › East London

Dived under rock at 15 metres

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capensis gonubiensis 04

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (other) capensis gorda

capensis gorda

23,1 mm

Gem

> 100 Euro

Randy Bridges › www.rbridges.com

06.04.2010

South Africa › Eastern Cape (E) › Port Alfred
No data, Port Alfred is my estimation

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capensis gorda 04

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (other) capensis capensis

capensis capensis

29,5 mm

n.a.

17,55 Euro

Cillan Chan

14.08.2010

South Africa › Eastern Cape (E) › East London

Crabbed at 75m. May 2010

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (other) capensis gorda

capensis gorda

29 mm

Gem

77,00 Euro

Luca Magliaro › jacksdream

24.02.2011

South Africa › Eastern Cape (W) › Algoa Bay › Port Elizabeth

Excellent rare shell, gem quality! Heavy & thick flared base. Take by a scuba at near 15 m deep

capensis gorda 05

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (other) capensis profundorum

capensis profundorum

25,91 mm

F++/F+++

29,04 Euro

Cillan Chan

16.07.2011

South Africa › Eastern Cape (E) › East London

Probably crabbed, VERY RARE, slightly dull surface. Dredged on flat reef at 100m. January, 2003.

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capensis profundorum 02

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (other) capensis capensis

capensis capensis

29,24 mm

F+++

7,66 Euro

Cillan Chan

21.02.2012

South Africa › Eastern Cape (E) › Hamburg

VERY UNCOMMON. slightly dull surface and minor inclusion. Dived at 35m. dark margins. January, 2012

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (other) capensis gonubiensis

capensis gonubiensis

29,35 mm

F+++

9,20 Euro

Cillan Chan

21.02.2012

South Africa › Eastern Cape (E) › East London

Dull base, UNCOMMON now. Dived at 20m under slab. June, 2010.

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capensis gonubiensis 05

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (other) capensis gonubiensis

capensis gonubiensis

30,09 mm

F+

23,60 Euro

Cillan Chan

12.08.2012

South Africa › Eastern Cape (E) › East London

Nice purple one, fresh dead, tiny pin hole in base, minor scar and inclusion on dorsum. Fresh dead at 35m. January, 2012

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coronata
Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (other) coronata debruini

coronata debruini

32,6 mm

selected

55,00 Euro

Guido T. Poppe › www.conchology.be

11.09.2007

South Africa › Western Cape › Sandy Bay

Scuba 35 m. May 2006

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coronata debruini 01

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (other) coronata debruini

coronata debruini

28,5 mm

F+++/Gem

94,85 Euro

Otto Borchert › bortektoo

24.05.2009

South Africa › Western Cape › Dassen Island

Found among rocks and coral.

* I have fixed my initially wrong determination (coronata coronata)

coronata coronata 01

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (other) coronata coronata

coronata coronata

25 mm

Gem

> 100 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

31.05.2009

South Africa › Western Cape › Kap Agulhas

By diver at 35 m. […] Live taken gem

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coronata coronata 02

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (other) coronata coronata

coronata coronata

26 mm

Gem

> 100 Euro

Goncalo Rosa › www.atollseashells.com

08.06.2009

South Africa › Eastern Cape (E) › Port Alfred

Dragged at 80 m, on reef

* Maybe wrong location.

coronata coronata 03

 

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (other) coronata coronata

coronata coronata

31,8 mm

F++

68,00 Euro

Dick Carter › www.jbayshells.com

14.08.2009

South Africa › Western Cape › Hout Bay

Scuba live off Hout Bay at 30-38m on high profile reef

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coronata coronata 04

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (other) coronata coronata

coronata coronata

29,2 mm

Gem

> 100 Euro

Dick Carter › www.jbayshells.com

14.08.2009

South Africa › Western Cape › Betty's Bay

Scuba live at 35m Bettys Bay The Real Thing Gem

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coronata coronata 05

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (other) coronata debruini

coronata debruini

32,69 mm

Gem

51,97 Euro

Cillan Chan

07.09.2009

South Africa › Western Cape › Hout Bay

Scuba 35m

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coronata debruini 02

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (other) coronata debruini

coronata debruini

31,6 mm

F+++

36,02 Euro

John P. Batt › jpb18

23.10.2009

South Africa › Western Cape › Hout Bay

Dived on sponge on rock at 40 metres

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coronata debruini 03

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (other) coronata debruini

coronata debruini

31,83 mm

F+++

52,52 Euro

Table Bay Shells

05.12.2009

South Africa › Western Cape › Hout Bay

Dived at 36m. minor scars in dorsum. RARE now.

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coronata debruini 05

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (other) coronata debruini

coronata debruini

28,96 mm

F+/F++

41,47 Euro

Table Bay Shells

05.12.2009

South Africa › Western Cape › Hout Bay

Dived at 38m. immaculata form, small scar and attempted drill in margin

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coronata debruini 04

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (other) coronata debruini

coronata debruini

30,4 mm

F+++

70,00 Euro

Alan D. Seccombe › cypraea

25.02.2010

South Africa › Western Cape › Hout Bay

Diver in 35m

* I have fixed my wrong data (coronata coronata)

coronata coronata 06

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (other) coronata coronata

coronata coronata

31,8 mm

F++/Gem

> 100 Euro

Douglas Thorn › Doug Thorn

25.03.2010

South Africa › Western Cape › False Bay

Diver

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coronata coronata 07

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (other) coronata coronata

coronata coronata

28,5 mm

Crabbed

0,00 Euro

Volker Schulze › volkishells

04.05.2010

South Africa › Western Cape › Kap Agulhas
Klein Bay Area, Danger Point

Collected by scuba diver 34-36 metre on very high profile reef amongst sponges. 12. March 2010

Geschenk

coronata coronata 09

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (other) coronata coronata

coronata coronata

25 mm

F++

> 100 Euro

Volker Schulze › volkishells

04.05.2010

South Africa › Western Cape › Kap Agulhas
Klein Bay Area, Danger Point

Collected by scuba diver 34-36 metre on very high profile reef amongst sponges. 12. March 2010. The true coronata coronata!

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coronata coronata 08

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (other) coronata gabriellii

coronata gabriellii

28 mm

see descr.

50,00 Euro

Alan D. Seccombe › cypraea

30.07.2010

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

Diver in 40m, crabbed, very rare

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coronata gabriellii 01

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (other) coronata coronata

coronata coronata

24 mm

Gem

> 100 Euro

Carlos M. Estevez › cecon14

04.02.2012

South Africa › Western Cape › Kap Agulhas
Danger Point area

Scuba 35 to 45 meters. Live on reef. Danger Point area.

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coronata coronata 10

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (other) coronata debruini

coronata debruini

31,13 mm

Gem

65,00 Euro

Jose Ahuir › Reefshells

29.09.2012

South Africa › Western Cape › Hout Bay

Pretty specimen. 35m dive on reef. Oct. 2008

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coronata debruini 06

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (other) coronata coronata

coronata coronata

24,85 mm

F++/Gem

> 100 Euro

Richard H. Negus › tickers

09.01.2013

South Africa › Western Cape › Kap Agulhas
Danger Point

SCUBA live on reef at 30 meters. Nov 2011. Beautiful Specimen - Choice Fresh Dark Color - Rare Tuberculate form

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fuscodentata
Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (other) fuscodentata fuscodentata

f. fuscodentata

34,4 mm

F++

12,95 Euro

Alexander Dechant › mineraliendefoss

28.02.2007

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

oberfläche leicht stumpf, keine macken

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fuscodentata fuscodentata 01

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (other) fuscodentata sphaerica

fuscodentata sphaerica

32,33 mm

Gem

28,98 Euro

David Sharpe › bestshells

14.09.2007

South Africa › Eastern Cape (W) › Algoa Bay
No data, Algoa Bay is my estimation

Taken on coral reef 10-15m

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fuscodentata sphaerica 01

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (other) fuscodentata sphaerica

fuscodentata sphaerica

30,9 mm

Gem

30,00 Euro

Otto Borchert › bortektoo

19.10.2007

South Africa › Eastern Cape (E) › East London

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fuscodentata sphaerica 02

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (other) fuscodentata grohorum

fuscodentata grohorum

36 mm

F++

24,83 Euro

Alan D. Seccombe › cypraeaman

26.11.2007

South Africa › Western Cape › False Bay

In black sponges at 18m

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fuscodentata grohorum 01

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (other) fuscodentata grohorum

fuscodentata grohorum

36 mm

Gem

38,40 Euro

Alan D. Seccombe › cypraeaman

21.02.2009

South Africa › Western Cape › False Bay

in 18-20m, black sponges, very rare now

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fuscodentata grohorum 02

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (other) fuscodentata sphaerica

fuscodentata sphaerica

30,31 mm

Gem

36,81 Euro

Ettore Molteni › ilsiero

04.06.2009

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

GREAT VERY DARK PATTERN. GREAT SHELL. RARE IN THEESE CONDITIONS

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fuscodentata sphaerica 03

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (other) fuscodentata sphaerica

fuscodentata sphaerica

31,5 mm

F+++

21,00 Euro

Dick Carter › www.jbayshells.com

14.08.2009

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

Dredged live at 70m

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fuscodentata sphaerica 04

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (other) fuscodentata sphaerica

fuscodentata sphaerica

31 mm

n.a.

40,55 Euro

Navarat Bunpaparkhon › navahandmade

16.09.2009

South Africa › Eastern Cape (W) › Algoa Bay
No data, Algoa Bay is my estimation

80m

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fuscodentata sphaerica 05

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (other) fuscodentata sphaerica

fuscodentata sphaerica

25,3 mm

F++

81,31 Euro

Robert Marchiselli › florida_shell_co

11.10.2009

South Africa › Eastern Cape (W) › Algoa Bay

Live collected in cray traps at 100 Meters 11/02 ----Purplish-brown, tan, globose, UNUSUAL specimens, RARE shell

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fuscodentata sphaerica 06

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (other) fuscodentata fuscodentata

f. fuscodentata

34 mm

gem

> 100 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

04.11.2009

South Africa › Western Cape › Kap Agulhas
(20 km offshore)

By diver at 35m (20km offshore)

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fuscodentata fuscodentata 02

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (other) fuscodentata fuscodentata

f. fuscodentata

35 mm

F++

11,92 Euro

Ken Shing Chang › kenshing

23.07.2010

South Africa › Eastern Cape (W) › St. Francis Bay › Jeffrey's Bay
No data, Jeffrey's Bay is my estimation

Dorsum scar. May 2009. Deep water.

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fuscodentata fuscodentata 03

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (other) fuscodentata fuscodentata

f. fuscodentata

23 mm

n.a

5,00 Euro

Alan D. Seccombe › cypraea

25.11.2010

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

dead collected, dorsum stained black, interesting

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fuscodentata fuscodentata 05

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (other) fuscodentata fuscodentata

f. fuscodentata

34 mm

F+++

20,00 Euro

Alan D. Seccombe › cypraea

25.11.2010

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

diver in 25m

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fuscodentata fuscodentata 04

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (other) fuscodentata sphaerica

fuscodentata sphaerica

30 mm

F+++

40,00 Euro

Alan D. Seccombe › cypraea

25.11.2010

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

dredged in 65m, rare now

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fuscodentata sphaerica 07

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.

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fuscodentata fuscodentata 06

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (other) fuscodentata grohorum

fuscodentata grohorum

38,4 mm

F+-G

65,17 Euro

Charlene Takahashi › seashellauction

30.12.2011

South Africa › Western Cape › False Bay

Diver coll. 25m on reef with sponges. Nov. 2000. FROM BRUNO DEBRUIN, THE SOUTH AFRICAN SHELL DIVER. HAND PICKED AS THE BEST & LARGEST HE HAD. THIS IS A VERY ROUGH SPECIES THAT IS RARELY BETTER THEN THE ONE I PICKED. GROHORUM:RARE MOTTLED GIANT

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fuscodentata grohorum 03

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (other) fuscodentata sphaerica

fuscodentata sphaerica

29,6 mm

Gem

34,00 Euro

Remy Devorsine › Remy

30.08.2012

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

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fuscodentata sphaerica 08

fuscorubra
Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (other) fuscorubra fuscorubra

fuscorubra fuscorubra

30,5 mm

F++

16,54 Euro

Luciano Petruccioli › bealsi

21.01.2007

South Africa › Western Cape › Hout Bay

Selected specimen, very nice deep violet color, dived -30\35mt.on reef Hout Bay area ( Atlantic Ocean )-South Africa,from local dealer 02.2006

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fuscorubra fuscorubra 01

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (other) fuscorubra fuscorubra

fuscorubra fuscorubra

36,5 mm

F++

14,28 Euro

Alan D. Seccombe › cypraeaman

28.09.2007

South Africa › Western Cape › Hout Bay

On rock reef in 35-40m

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fuscorubra fuscorubra 02

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (other) fuscorubra fuscorubra

fuscorubra fuscorubra

30,9 mm

F++

11,51 Euro

Paula J. Russell › shellmama

18.10.2007

South Africa › Western Cape › Hout Bay
No data, Hout Bay is my estimation

THIS IS A BEAUTIFUL SPECIMEN. DARK DORSUM WITH DENSE CONSISTENT PATTERN. SUPER GLOSSY. F++ CONDITION. SMALL INSIGNIFIGENT WRINKLE IN THE DORSUM AND A FEW SUPER FINE BARELY VISIBLE SAND INCLUSIONS ON THE TEETH. THIS IS REALLY A SUPERB SPECIMEN. REALLY PRETTY PIECE

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fuscorubra fuscorubra 03

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (other) fuscorubra fuscorubra

fuscorubra fuscorubra

33 mm

F++

8,63 Euro

Xavier Pallarols › xavishells

19.10.2007

South Africa › Western Cape › Hout Bay
No data, Hout Bay is my estimation

Collected by diver, 20-35m deep.1998

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fuscorubra fuscorubra 04

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (other) fuscorubra fuscorubra

fuscorubra fuscorubra

33 mm

F++

8,63 Euro

Xavier Pallarols › xavishells

19.10.2007

South Africa › Western Cape › Hout Bay
No data, Hout Bay is my estimation

Collected by diver, 20-35m deep.1998

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fuscorubra fuscorubra 05

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (other) fuscorubra fuscorubra

fuscorubra fuscorubra

31,3 mm

Gem

18,89 Euro

David Watts › wattsdave

24.11.2007

South Africa › Western Cape › Hout Bay

Excellent dark pattern on the specimen. Live on reef at 35m, scuba. 2007

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fuscorubra fuscorubra 06

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (other) fuscorubra fuscorubra

fuscorubra fuscorubra

32,72 mm

F++/Gem

29,00 Euro

Bianca Wittkowski › www.oceanzone.de

14.10.2008

South Africa › Western Cape › Hout Bay
Reefs

By diver, live on reef, 40m

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fuscorubra fuscorubra 07

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (other) fuscorubra fuscorubra

fuscorubra fuscorubra

36 mm

Gem-

14,90 Euro

Mikolaj Glinski › foto_m

08.02.2009

South Africa › Western Cape › Hout Bay

very nice specimen colorful and marginated by scuba diver 35m live taken

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fuscorubra fuscorubra 08

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (other) fuscorubra fuscorubra

fuscorubra fuscorubra

30 mm

F+++/Gem

24,00 Euro

Alan D. Seccombe › cypraeaman

21.02.2009

South Africa › Western Cape › Hout Bay

Diver in 35m

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fuscorubra fuscorubra 09

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (other) fuscorubra fuscorubra

fuscorubra fuscorubra

33,5 mm

F+++/Gem

20,00 Euro

Alan D. Seccombe › cypraeaman

21.02.2009

South Africa › Western Cape › Hout Bay

Diver in 35m

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (other) fuscorubra fuscorubra

fuscorubra fuscorubra

33,4 mm

Gem extra

45,50 Euro

Andrea Guardiani › il-posto-delle-fragole

17.05.2009

South Africa › Western Cape › Hout Bay
No data, Hout Bay is my estimation

Great superdark live collected superb quality! Dark base like in gondwanalandensis

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (other) fuscorubra gondwanalandensis

f. gondwanalandensis

28 mm

F++/Gem

> 100 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

31.05.2009

South Africa › Western Cape › Kap Agulhas

Diver at 35 m, on sponges.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (other) fuscorubra fuscorubra

fuscorubra fuscorubra

32,15 mm

Gem

32,84 Euro

Ettore Molteni › ilsiero

04.06.2009

South Africa › Western Cape › Hout Bay

Great pattern. Great shell. VERY GLOBOSE LIKE A CONNELLI. EXTRA!!! RARE

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (other) fuscorubra fuscorubra

fuscorubra fuscorubra

32 mm

n.a.

0,00 Euro

Brian Hayes › www.algoabayshells.co.za

06.08.2009

South Africa › Western Cape › Hout Bay

Dived on reef at 40m

Geschenk

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (other) fuscorubra fuscorubra

fuscorubra fuscorubra

32,93 mm

F+++/Gem

22,90 Euro

Cillan Chan

13.08.2009

South Africa › Western Cape › Hout Bay

Diver in 35m. Healed scar in dorsum

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (other) fuscorubra fuscorubra

fuscorubra fuscorubra

35 mm

F+++

54,00 Euro

Dick Carter › www.jbayshells.com

14.08.2009

South Africa › Western Cape › Cape Point

Dredged live at 88m

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (other) fuscorubra fuscorubra

fuscorubra fuscorubra

34 mm

n.a.

0,00 Euro

Dick Carter › www.jbayshells.com

14.08.2009

South Africa › Western Cape › Hout Bay

Scuba live at 25-30m

Geschenk

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (other) fuscorubra gondwanalandensis

f. gondwanalandensis

29,8 mm

Gem-

68,44 Euro

Randy Bridges › Randy_Bridges

26.05.2011

South Africa › Western Cape › Kap Agulhas

By diver in 25 meters. Rare specimen of the recently revived Eastern subspecies. Smaller and more slender than the Western f. fuscorubra. Also note the longer columellar teeth and the much less calloused anterior extremity. Many offered recently have not been the real thing. Good opportunity.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (other) fuscorubra fuscorubra

fuscorubra fuscorubra

35,18 mm

F+++/Gem

10,76 Euro

Cillan Chan

02.12.2011

South Africa › Western Cape › Hout Bay

Healed hair scars on dorsum, nice pale color. Diver on rock in 35m.

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immelmani
Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (other) immelmani immelmani

immelmani immelmani

19 mm

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18,00 Euro

Alan D. Seccombe › cypraeaman

27.02.2007

South Africa › Eastern Cape › Transkei › Port St. Grosvenor
100m

dead collected, dredged in 100m off Port St. Grosvenor, Transkei Coast, South Africa.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (other) immelmani immelmani

immelmani immelmani

18 mm

F+

65,33 Euro

Nick Rogers › rogers_earthworks

05.09.2007

South Africa › Eastern Cape › Transkei (North)

Taken crabbed. But appears close to live taken. Good gloss. A very rare and recently (2002) named species

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