Genus

Erronea

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
angioyorum
Cypraeidae Cypraea Erronea angioyorum angioyorum

angioyorum angioyorum

28,5 mm

Gem

> 100 Euro

Philip R. Crandall › sea-gems

28.10.2007

India

Collected by trawler, 40 meters depth. This is a very nice, large, fully adult specimen of this recently-named species

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Erronea angioyorum angioyorum

angioyorum angioyorum

27,6 mm

F+++/Gem

38,20 Euro

Gabriella Raybaudi Massilia › postodellefragole2

26.12.2009

India (South)

Live collected in the 90s.Selected quality.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Erronea angioyorum angioyorum

angioyorum angioyorum

31,1 mm

Gem

> 100 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

03.07.2010

India (Kerala)

By shrimp trawlers off 60-80m, muddy bottom, Feb. 2010

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caurica
Cypraeidae Cypraea Erronea caurica caurica

caurica caurica

31 mm

F++

1,54 Euro

Lyle K. Therriault › carolinasheller

21.01.2007

Australia (QLD) › Stanage Bay

At low tide under slab. This is a very nice specimen Cypraea caurica, it is some sort of form, very odd, very ovate in shape, thick squat margins and a very nice color and pattern

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Erronea caurica elongata

caurica elongata

37 mm

Gem

3,50 Euro

Andreas Laabs-Rode › *gloriamaris*

28.02.2007

Tanzania › Zanzibar Island

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caurica elongata 01

Cypraeidae Cypraea Erronea caurica blaesa

caurica blaesa

44 mm

F++

5,75 Euro

Paula J. Russell › shellmama

18.10.2007

Australia (WA) › Port Hedland

In shallow water. August 1985

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Erronea caurica dracaena

caurica dracaena

40 mm

F+/F++

1,08 Euro

Xavier Pallarols › xavishells

19.10.2007

India (Tamil Nadu) › Rameshwaram

Trawled by local fisherman.1998

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caurica dracaena 01

Cypraeidae Cypraea Erronea caurica quinquefasciata

caurica quinquefasciata

40 mm

Gem

4,00 Euro

Philippe Guillerm › http://ph.guillerm.free.fr

30.11.2007

Djibouti

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Erronea caurica quinquefasciata

caurica quinquefasciata

44 mm

F++/Gem

7,29 Euro

Fabio Porfiri › cypshells

05.01.2008

Somalia › Saylac (Zeila)

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Erronea caurica samoensis

caurica samoensis

29,5 mm

F++

38,97 Euro

Randy L. Allamand › rallamand

16.02.2008

Samoan Islands › American Samoa › Tutuila Island

Found on reef at 2-3 meters, 1999

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Erronea caurica dracaena

caurica dracaena

35,3 mm

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2,00 Euro

Michael Stabenow › karacol56

15.02.2009

Sri Lanka (West)

Fossile Cypraea caurica subspecies. 35,3mm aus den pleistozänen Sanden von West-Sri Lanka. An der Seite ein kleines Loch

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Erronea caurica dracaena

caurica dracaena

38 mm

F++/Gem

9,00 Euro

Goncalo Rosa › www.atollseashells.com

08.06.2009

Egypt › Nabeq (Nabq)

extreme low tide, mud

Entweder falsche Fundortangabe oder falsche Bestimmung der Unterart

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Erronea caurica quinquefasciata

caurica quinquefasciata

30 mm

Gem

15,00 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

04.11.2009

Djibouti › Recif de Meteor

Shallow interdidal under rocks

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caurica quinquefasciata 02

Cypraeidae Cypraea Erronea caurica elongata

caurica elongata

37 mm

Gem

12,00 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

04.11.2009

Tanzania › Dar es Salaam › Mbudya Island

In rocky crevices. Interesting variation with a black striped margin

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Erronea caurica caurica

caurica caurica

39 mm

Gem

8,00 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

04.11.2009

Solomon Islands › Russell Island

Under coral slaps at 3 m. Callused, with prominent teeth

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Erronea caurica caurica

caurica caurica

40 mm

F+++/Gem

19,00 Euro

Annie Alberro › croidusudcoquillage

16.12.2009

New Caledonia

Nigérisation avancée et forte rostration - coquille épaissie - marges foncées - dentition énorme - issue d'une ancienne collection

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Erronea caurica caurica

caurica caurica

42,04 mm

F+++/Gem

9,18 Euro

Cillan Chan

27.03.2010

Philippines (Mindanao) › Zamboanga Peninsula

UNCOMMON dark form. AWESOME, healed small scar in dorsum. From fishermen. March, 2010.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Erronea caurica quinquefasciata

caurica quinquefasciata

37,5 mm

Gem

17,17 Euro

Randy Bridges › www.rbridges.com

01.06.2010

Egypt › Sharm el Naga

Under rocks while snorkeling in 1-2 meters. Large and heavy specimen of the northern Red Sea-form

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Erronea caurica caurica

caurica caurica

35,4 mm

F+++/Gem

25,45 Euro

Cillan Chan

15.07.2010

New Caledonia › Mare Island › Tadine

Minor scar in dorsum

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Erronea caurica caurica

caurica caurica

58 mm

f+++

42,00 Euro

Alfer Ngujo › jiriand

26.08.2010

Philippines (Visayas) › Sipaway Island

Monster Big

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Erronea caurica blaesa

caurica blaesa

37 mm

n.a.

12,00 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

08.11.2010

Australia (WA) › North West Cape › Exmouth

In rocks intertidal 1-2 m.

No. 85a: Erronea caurica blaesa... ...€ 12

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Erronea caurica samoensis

caurica samoensis

33,53 mm

F+++/Gem

13,12 Euro

Cillan Chan

26.03.2011

Samoan Islands › Western Samoa › Savaii › Falealupo

UNCOMMON, minor scar in upper dorsum, strong callus. Scuba at 18 mt.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Erronea caurica caurica

caurica caurica

35,44 mm

Gem

16,03 Euro

Cillan Chan

26.03.2011

Philippines (Visayas) › Bohol Province › Nocnocan Island

SUPER DARK, AWESOME. March, 2011.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Erronea caurica quinquefasciata

caurica quinquefasciata

40,88 mm

F+++/Gem

16,88 Euro

Cillan Chan

22.04.2011

Egypt › Sharm-el-Sheikh

Minor scars in dorsum.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Erronea caurica caurica

caurica caurica

55,98 mm

Gem

12,60 Euro

Cillan Chan

26.01.2012

Philippines (Mindanao) › Zamboanga Peninsula

UNCOMMON size with slightly rostrate. SUPERB. From fishermen. January, 2012.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Erronea caurica samoensis

caurica samoensis

29,1 mm

F++/GEM

25,00 Euro

Hasan Kurtoglu › mayacim

04.02.2012

Samoan Islands › Western Samoa › Upolo › Nu-utele

Found under coral rubble. A NICE REPRESENTATIVE OF THIS RELATIVELY RARE FORM OF CAURICA. GOOD SIZE, BEAUTIFUL MARGINS, PERFECT CANALS

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Erronea caurica quinquefasciata

caurica quinquefasciata

35,5 mm

F+++/Gem

2,55 Euro

Willy Van Damme › willykauri

15.04.2012

Djibouti › Djibouti Ville

Collected at low tide on rocks. Djibouti 2010.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Erronea caurica samoensis

caurica samoensis

35,82 mm

F+++/Gem

14,00 Euro

Mike Hart

15.07.2012

Samoan Islands › Western Samoa › Savaii › Asau

Dark pattern, slightly dull dorsum. 1-2m under dead coral slabs. April 2012

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Erronea caurica elongata

caurica elongata

32,2 mm

Gem

27,00 Euro

Willy Van Damme › willykauri

07.10.2012

Madagascar › Ifaty

Collected by local people. 2012. TOP SHELL !!! I see no flaws. Limited population of Ifaty, always distorted or overcast. Only a few are of good quality and extremely hard to get a GEM like this one with on top a fantastic color and super shiny. Bozetti described these specimens because the whole population is like this.

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cylindrica
Cypraeidae Cypraea Erronea cylindrica cylindrica

cylindrica cylindrica

27,5 mm

selected

5,00 Euro

Guido T. Poppe › www.conchology.be

16.01.2007

Philippines (Palawan) › Balabac Islands

Collected from local fishermen. 2006

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Erronea cylindrica lenella

cylindrica lenella

21,5 mm

Gem

5,59 Euro

Otto Borchert › bortektoo

02.10.2007

New Caledonia

On ledge on a wall by scuba

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Erronea cylindrica sowerbyana

cylindrica sowerbyana

32,9 mm

Gem

5,59 Euro

Otto Borchert › bortektoo

02.10.2007

Australia

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Erronea cylindrica sowerbyana

cylindrica sowerbyana

32,2 mm

Gem

5,59 Euro

Otto Borchert › bortektoo

02.10.2007

Australia (QLD) › Cairns

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Erronea cylindrica cylindrica

cylindrica cylindrica

33 mm

F+++

1,94 Euro

J. Ross Mayhew › orientshells

05.10.2007

Philippines (Visayas) › Negros Island › Negros Oriental

8m, Skin Diving, Extra LARGE size. Pronounced brown blotch. Smooth and glossy texture. Very close to GEM quality. Minimal stress lines on the dorsum

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Erronea cylindrica cylindrica

cylindrica cylindrica

35,28 mm

Gem

2,03 Euro

David Sharpe › bestshells

13.12.2007

Philippines (Luzon) › Bicol Region › Batan Island

Taken on coral reef. 10-20m

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Erronea cylindrica cylindrica

cylindrica cylindrica

31 mm

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0,00 Euro

? › ?

01.01.2008

South China Sea
No data. My estimation: South China Sea

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Geschenk, eigene Bestimmung

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Erronea cylindrica cylindrica

cylindrica cylindrica

23 mm

F++/F+++

1,10 Euro

Xavier Pallarols › xavishells

02.10.2008

Philippines (Visayas) › Cebu Province › Olango Island

Collected by diver, 20-25m deep. 2007

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Erronea cylindrica sowerbyana

cylindrica sowerbyana

25 mm

n.a

5,00 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

26.02.2011

Australia (WA) › North West Cape › Point Cloates

Shallow intertidal in dead coral blocks

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Erronea cylindrica lenella

cylindrica lenella

32 mm

gem

15,00 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

26.02.2011

Australia (QLD) › Capricorn and Bunker Group › Lamont Reef

Intertidally under rocks

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Erronea cylindrica lenella

cylindrica lenella

29,5 mm

n.a

15,00 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

26.02.2011

Vanuatu Islands › Efate Island (Ile Vate)

Snorkeling at 1-2 m under coral slabs

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Erronea cylindrica cylindrica

cylindrica cylindrica

34,24 mm

Gem

4,48 Euro

Cillan Chan

26.02.2011

Philippines (Palawan) › Balabac Islands › Balabac Island

From hookah divers. February, 2011. UNCOMMON size.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Erronea cylindrica cylindrica

cylindrica cylindrica

31,93 mm

F+++

25,48 Euro

Cillan Chan

30.12.2011

Philippines (Palawan) › Balabac Islands › Balabac Island

Dark black margin, UNIQUE specimen, small defect/growth scar in upper dorsum not harm the beauty. From hookah divers. December, 2011.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Erronea cylindrica cylindrica

cylindrica cylindrica

28,84 mm

F+++/Gem

6,30 Euro

Cillan Chan

19.03.2012

Philippines (Palawan) › Balabac Islands › Balabac Island

Minor scar in lower margin. UNUSUAL locality and pale color. From hookah divers. March, 2012.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Erronea cylindrica cylindrica

cylindrica cylindrica

46,1 mm

F+++

7,50 Euro

Stephan Moucadel › moucshell

12.08.2012

New Caledonia

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Erronea cylindrica lenella

cylindrica lenella

30,3 mm

Gem

30,00 Euro

Remy Devorsine › Remy

30.08.2012

New Caledonia › Ile aux Chevres

Rostrated base !!!!

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Erronea cylindrica cylindrica

cylindrica cylindrica

32,7 mm

n.a.

6,83 Euro

Otto Borchert › bortektoo

10.01.2013

Vietnam › Nha Trang

In mud and sand. Freshly arrived and a most lovely specimen its a Cypraea cylindrica subfossile

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errones
Cypraeidae Cypraea Erronea errones coxi

errones coxi

29,5 mm

close to gem

1,92 Euro

Lyle K. Therriault › carolinasheller

21.01.2007

Australia (WA) › North West Cape › Exmouth

Rocky reef. Under stones low tide.This is a very nice specimen Cypraea errones FORMA coxi, an AU subspecies with dark dorsal blotch. This specimen is very very nice and it measures 29.5mm being in close to GEM condition.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Erronea errones errones

errones errones

32 mm

F+++

1,05 Euro

Xavier Pallarols › xavishells

28.02.2007

Philippines (Visayas) › Samar Island

Taken by diver, 1-3m deep. 2005

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Erronea errones bimaculata

errones bimaculata

29 mm

F+++

2,50 Euro

Philippe Guillerm › http://ph.guillerm.free.fr

30.11.2007

Myanmar (Birma, Burma) › Andaman Sea › Archipelago Mergui

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Erronea errones coxi

errones coxi

30 mm

F++

23,35 Euro

Cillan Chan

16.07.2009

Australia (WA) › Broome

Growth scar in dorsum.

* Thank you for your help Riccardo

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Erronea errones coxi

errones coxi

27,9 mm

F++

3,39 Euro

Robert Marchiselli › florida_shell_co

11.10.2009

Australia (QLD) › Mackay

Under coral, rock slabs -dark specimen

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Erronea errones errones

errones errones

25,41 mm

Gem

4,29 Euro

Cillan Chan

11.01.2010

Philippines (Palawan) › Balabac Islands › Balabac Island

RARE gold overglaze. SUPERB. From divers in Cebu. January, 2010

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Erronea errones bimaculata

errones bimaculata

27,7 mm

gem

6,00 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

08.11.2010

India (Kerala)

Intertidally under rocks.

No. 174: Erronea errones f. bimaculata... ...€ 6

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Erronea errones bimaculata

errones bimaculata

25,5 mm

gem

0,00 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

08.11.2010

India (Kerala)

Intertidally under rocks.

No. 174: Erronea errones f. bimaculata... ...€ 6 /// Geschenk

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Erronea errones errones

errones errones

20 mm

gem

4,00 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

08.11.2010

Indonesia › Sulawesi Islands › Gangga Island

In shallow intertidal. 10/03

No. 173: Erronea errones errones... ...€ 4

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Erronea errones errones

errones errones

17 mm

gem

0,00 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

08.11.2010

Indonesia › Sulawesi Islands › Gangga Island

In shallow intertidal. 10/03

No. 173: Erronea errones errones... ...€ 4 /// Geschenk

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Erronea errones errones

errones errones

35 mm

gem

12,00 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

08.11.2010

Japan (Kanto) › Chiba
Chirura?

At 2-6 m under rocks

No. 173k: Erronea errones errones... ...€ 12

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Erronea errones errones

errones errones

30,6 mm

Gem

1,75 Euro

Quynh Gick › schneckengirl74

06.12.2010

Vietnam › Ly Son Island

5-15m

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Erronea errones errones

errones errones

32,6 mm

Gem

1,75 Euro

Quynh Gick › schneckengirl74

06.12.2010

Vietnam › Ly Son Island

5-15m

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Erronea errones errones

errones errones

28,73 mm

n.a.

1,81 Euro

T.C. Luu › mistery-under-sea

13.07.2011

Vietnam › Nha Trang

2m - 5m. Great Raw Condition--- Beautiful Color Combination. Beautiful Pattern & Teeth. Perfect Tips & Lips. Shell is Glossy.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Erronea errones errones

errones errones

26,33 mm

Gem

6,30 Euro

Cillan Chan

26.01.2012

Philippines (Mindanao) › Zamboanga Peninsula

AWESOME, very nice color. From fishermen. January, 2012.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Erronea errones errones

errones errones

16,67 mm

n.a.

0,00 Euro

Jozef Grego › jozef

23.02.2012

Philippines (Palawan) › Manucan Island
Manucan Island, Sabah Malaysia

Dwarf. 1999

Geschenk

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Erronea errones bimaculata

errones bimaculata

32,8 mm

n.a.

4,00 Euro

Jozef Grego › jozef

23.02.2012

India (Maharashtra) › Mumbai (Bombay)

 

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Erronea errones errones

errones errones

32,6 mm

F+++/Gem

29,23 Euro

Cillan Chan

26.10.2012

Philippines (Visayas) › Cebu Province › Olango Island

Nice form, slightly dull base still nice, very shiny. From fishermen. September, 2012

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Erronea errones errones

errones errones

28 mm

F+++/gem

4,00 Euro

Alexander Dechant › www.defoss.de

02.11.2012

Philippines (Visayas) › Cebu Province

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fernandoi
Cypraeidae Cypraea Erronea fernandoi fernandoi

fernandoi fernandoi

18 mm

Gem-

> 100 Euro

Rika & Fernand De Donder › www.dedondershells.be

19.12.2007

Philippines (Visayas) › Samar Island › Northern Samar Province › Capul Island

Dived in 40m. Glossy specimens, good quality

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Erronea fernandoi fernandoi

fernandoi fernandoi

25,5 mm

F+++

> 100 Euro

John P. Batt › jpb18

18.09.2009

Philippines (Luzon) › Bicol Region › Catanduanes Island

Dived on coral reef at 40-45 metres, Small growth line on dorsum

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Erronea fernandoi fernandoi

fernandoi fernandoi

29,1 mm

F++/Gem

> 100 Euro

Gabriele Di Tanna › concyept

25.11.2010

Philippines

interesting now very rare specimen , big size , soft growth line on the left side , no full aduly ,taken Samar Isl.-Philippines , from old collection

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onyx
Cypraeidae Cypraea Erronea onyx onyx

onyx onyx

40,5 mm

F++/F+++

1,92 Euro

Lyle K. Therriault › carolinasheller

21.01.2007

Philippines (Visayas) › Samar Island › Eastern Samar Province

Collected local person. Jan. 2001. This is a very nice specimen Cypraea onyx, exceptional dorsum pattern!,

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Erronea onyx onyx

onyx onyx

46 mm

F+++

22,22 Euro

Qicong Li › lieshell

20.05.2009

East China Sea

Trawled from East China Sea,deepth:150m

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Erronea onyx onyx

onyx onyx

41,5 mm

n.a.

28,00 Euro

Alexander Dechant › www.defoss.de

09.10.2009

Madagascar (South)

Subfossil. 2009

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Erronea onyx onyx

onyx onyx

45,71 mm

Gem

13,69 Euro

Cillan Chan

09.04.2010

Philippines (Palawan)

Beautiful specimen. AWESOME, just adult. From fishermen. March, 2010.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Erronea onyx onyx

onyx onyx

33,98 mm

F+++/Gem

4,50 Euro

Cillan Chan

23.04.2010

Philippines (Palawan)

Beautiful specimen. AWESOME, minor inclusion in margin. From fishermen. April, 2010

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Erronea onyx onyx

onyx onyx

45,98 mm

F+++

5,00 Euro

Cillan Chan

22.05.2010

East China Sea

Slightly dull base and dorsum. Nice pattern.Trawled by Chinese fishermen 150-220m. March, 2010.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Erronea onyx onyx

onyx onyx

45,98 mm

F+++/Gem

1,68 Euro

Cillan Chan

22.05.2010

East China Sea

Slightly dull base and dorsum. Nice pattern.Trawled by Chinese fishermen 150-220m. March, 2010.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Erronea onyx onyx

onyx onyx

40,11 mm

n.a.

5,07 Euro

T.C. Luu › mistery-under-sea

13.07.2011

Vietnam › Nha Trang

3m - 8m. Great Condition--- Beautiful Color Combination. Beautiful Pattern & Teeth. Perfect Lips & Tips. Shell is Glossy & Two Bubbles on Dorsum.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Erronea onyx onyx

onyx onyx

43 mm

F

19,70 Euro

? › › exceptionalseashells

04.05.2012

Philippines (Palawan) › Matinloc Islands

Caught in 40 meters deep sandy and rocky Matimloc island 50 grams Super unusual sea shell

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ovum
Cypraeidae Cypraea Erronea ovum ovum

ovum ovum

23,61 mm

Fine++/Gem-

6,00 Euro

Andreas Laabs-Rode › *gloriamaris*

06.09.2007

Philippines (Luzon) › Luzon Island › Batargas Bay

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ovum ovum 01

Cypraeidae Cypraea Erronea ovum chrysostoma

ovum chrysostoma

28 mm

Gem

10,86 Euro

Otto Borchert › bortektoo

06.09.2007

Vanuatu Islands

On shallow reef under small stones.The red teeth are very distinct

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ovum chrysostoma 01

Cypraeidae Cypraea Erronea ovum ovum

ovum ovum

35,2 mm

F+++

4,95 Euro

Alexander Dechant › mineraliendefoss

22.11.2007

Philippines (Visayas) › Cebu Province › Cebu Island

intensiv dunkelgrün

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ovum ovum 02

Cypraeidae Cypraea Erronea ovum chrysostoma

ovum chrysostoma

29,9 mm

F+++

7,10 Euro

Douglas Thorn › peristicta

31.01.2008

Solomon Islands › Guadalcanal Island › Marau Sound Islands

Diver

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ovum chrysostoma 03

Cypraeidae Cypraea Erronea ovum chrysostoma

ovum chrysostoma

27,7 mm

F+++

7,10 Euro

Douglas Thorn › peristicta

31.01.2008

Solomon Islands › Guadalcanal Island › Marau Sound Islands

Diver

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ovum chrysostoma 02

Cypraeidae Cypraea Erronea ovum ovum

ovum ovum

27,61 mm

F+++

1,43 Euro

Cillan Chan

11.01.2010

Philippines (Palawan) › Palawan Island

From fishermen. December, 2009

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ovum ovum 03

Cypraeidae Cypraea Erronea ovum ovum

ovum ovum

28,16 mm

Gem

1,43 Euro

Cillan Chan

11.01.2010

Philippines (Palawan) › Palawan Island

From fishermen. December, 2010

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ovum ovum 04

Cypraeidae Cypraea Erronea ovum chrysostoma

ovum chrysostoma

24 mm

gem

6,00 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

08.11.2010

Papua New Guinea › Hansa Bay

Snorkeling in 2-3 m under coral heads.

No. 376: Erronea ovum chrysostoma... ...€ 6

ovum chrysostoma 04

Cypraeidae Cypraea Erronea ovum ovum

ovum ovum

31,3 mm

Gem

20,00 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

22.08.2011

Philippines (Visayas) › Bohol Province › Bohol Island (North)

By compressor divers at 10-15 m, muddy areas

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ovum ovum 05

Cypraeidae Cypraea Erronea ovum ovum

ovum ovum

39,2 mm

Gem

6,51 Euro

Cillan Chan

13.01.2012

Philippines (Mindanao) › Zamboanga Peninsula

RARE now this size and quality. SUPERB. From fishermen. January, 2012.

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ovum ovum 06

Cypraeidae Cypraea Erronea ovum ovum

ovum ovum

22,58 mm

Gem

4,11 Euro

Cillan Chan

08.02.2012

Philippines (Visayas) › Cebu Province › Olango Island

Callus. AWESOME, UNCOMMON form. From fishermen. January, 2012.

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ovum ovum 07

Cypraeidae Cypraea Erronea ovum ovum

ovum ovum

17,4 mm

n.a.

35,00 Euro

Jozef Grego › jozef

23.02.2012

Philippines (Palawan) › Manucan Island
Manucan Island, Sabah Malaysia

Dwarf. Ex WRS

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pallida
Cypraeidae Cypraea Erronea pallida pallida

pallida pallida

22,7 mm

Gem

10,50 Euro

Hubert Söhner › huso99

20.04.2007

India (Maharashtra) › Mumbai (Bombay)

Gefunden mit einheimischem Trawler in 8-10m Tiefe auf schlammigem Untergrund

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pallida pallida 01

Cypraeidae Cypraea Erronea pallida pallida

pallida pallida

25,6 mm

F+++

16,00 Euro

Annie Alberro › croidusudcoquillage

16.12.2009

Singapore

Tons bleu vert - base crème irisée - superbe

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Erronea pallida pallida

pallida pallida

26,12 mm

F++/Gem

6,00 Euro

Bianca Wittkowski › www.oceanzone.de

11.01.2010

India (Maharashtra) › Mumbai (Bombay)

At 8-12m on shell rubble

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Erronea pallida pallida

pallida pallida

30 mm

n.a.

19,18 Euro

Cillan Chan

03.02.2010

Singapore

20m on reef.

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pallida pallida 04

Cypraeidae Cypraea Erronea pallida pallida

pallida pallida

25 mm

F+++

14,80 Euro

Pin Xi Sim › nafirel

27.10.2012

Singapore › Bedok Jetty

Sky Blue Pallida with nice dorsal blotch from pc. Endemic ,old collection. Taken at 1-2m. Dec 2001

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pyriformis
Cypraeidae Cypraea Erronea pyriformis pyriformis

pyriformis pyriformis

31 mm

F++

3,85 Euro

Paula J. Russell › shellmama

25.01.2007

Philippines (Palawan) › Balabac Islands › Balabac Island

Taken on a coral reef by diver. 5m. SLIGHTLY SUB ADULT.

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pyriformis pyriformis 01

Cypraeidae Cypraea Erronea pyriformis pyriformis

pyriformis pyriformis

26 mm

F++/F+++

1,08 Euro

Xavier Pallarols › xavishells

19.10.2007

Philippines (Luzon) › Masbate Island

Collected by diver, 10-15m deep. 2007

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pyriformis pyriformis 02

Cypraeidae Cypraea Erronea pyriformis pyriformis

pyriformis pyriformis

19,23 mm

Gem/F+++

2,50 Euro

Cillan Chan

24.06.2010

Philippines (Palawan) › Balabac Islands › Balabac Island

From fishermen. May 2010

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pyriformis pyriformis 03

Cypraeidae Cypraea Erronea pyriformis pyriformis

pyriformis pyriformis

17,93 mm

Gem

2,50 Euro

Cillan Chan

24.06.2010

Philippines (Palawan) › Balabac Islands › Balabac Island

From fishermen. May 2010

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pyriformis pyriformis 04

Cypraeidae Cypraea Erronea pyriformis pyriformis

pyriformis pyriformis

33 mm

f+/gem

5,00 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

03.07.2010

Australia (QLD) › Mackay › Shoal Point

Intertidally under rocks.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Erronea pyriformis pyriformis

pyriformis pyriformis

26 mm

n.a.

0,00 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

03.07.2010

Australia (QLD) › Mackay › Shoal Point

Intertidally under rocks.

Geschenk

pyriformis pyriformis 06

Cypraeidae Cypraea Erronea pyriformis pyriformis

pyriformis pyriformis

30,3 mm

n.a.

6,00 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

08.11.2010

Australia (QLD) › Mackay › Shoal Point

Intertidally under rocks.

No. 411: Erronea pyriformis smithi... ...€ 6

pyriformis pyriformis 07

Cypraeidae Cypraea Erronea pyriformis pyriformis

pyriformis pyriformis

25 mm

n.a.

10,00 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

08.11.2010

India (Kerala)

By shrimp trawlers off 60-80 m, muddy bottom.

No. 410: Erronea pyriformis pyriformis... ...€ 10

pyriformis pyriformis 08

Cypraeidae Cypraea Erronea pyriformis pyriformis

pyriformis pyriformis

32,5 mm

F+++/Gem

4,72 Euro

Cillan Chan

26.01.2012

Philippines (Mindanao) › Zamboanga Peninsula

Nice specimen, slightly dull base. From fishermen. January, 2012.

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rabaulensis
Cypraeidae Cypraea Erronea rabaulensis rabaulensis

rabaulensis rabaulensis

22,4 mm

-

20,00 Euro

Richard Centini › bbnoa06

27.09.2007

Philippines

Qualité certainement fraichement morte?

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rabaulensis rabaulensis 01

Cypraeidae Cypraea Erronea rabaulensis rabaulensis

rabaulensis rabaulensis

23 mm

Gem

39,10 Euro

Otto Borchert › bortektoo

09.01.2009

Philippines

Found with snorkel at 20ft. Live found. On ledge Central Philippines

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rabaulensis rabaulensis 02

Cypraeidae Cypraea Erronea rabaulensis rabaulensis

rabaulensis rabaulensis

23,1 mm

Gem

40,70 Euro

Fabio Porfiri › cypshells

06.05.2009

Papua New Guinea › New Britain Island › Rabaul

Remarks EXCEPTIONAL SPECIE - VERY LARGE - EXTRA CONDITION - VERY DARK

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Erronea rabaulensis rabaulensis

rabaulensis rabaulensis

26 mm

F++/F+++

17,20 Euro

Cillan Chan

13.08.2009

Philippines (Mindanao) › Davao Region › Talikud Island

June 2009. NIQUE, VERY RARE size, growth scars not harm the beauty.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Erronea rabaulensis rabaulensis

rabaulensis rabaulensis

19,02 mm

F+++/Gem

9,56 Euro

Cillan Chan

30.12.2011

Philippines (Mindanao) › Davao Region › Balut Island

SCARCE now, healed small scars in dorsum. DARK pattern. From fishermen. December, 2011.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Erronea rabaulensis rabaulensis

rabaulensis rabaulensis

22,15 mm

F+++/Gem

15,38 Euro

Cillan Chan

08.12.2012

Philippines (Mindanao) › Davao Region › Mati

SCARCE now. SUPERB, tiny sand inclusion in upper lip. From hookah divers.

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subviridis
Cypraeidae Cypraea Erronea subviridis subviridis

subviridis subviridis

29 mm

Fine ++

18,80 Euro

David Sharpe › bestshells

16.03.2007

Australia (QLD)

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* von s.dorsalis zu s.s verschoben

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Erronea subviridis subviridis

subviridis subviridis

26,61 mm

Gem

7,52 Euro

David Sharpe › bestshells

16.03.2007

New Caledonia

Taken on coral reef. 5m.

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subviridis subviridis 01

Cypraeidae Cypraea Erronea subviridis subviridis

subviridis subviridis

36 mm

-

10,50 Euro

Daniel Price › wasatchemporium

02.10.2008

No data

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Erronea subviridis dorsalis

subviridis dorsalis

30,5 mm

gem

42,74 Euro

Fabio Porfiri › cypshells

03.08.2009

Australia (WA) › Broome › Cape Bossut
eighty mile beach

NEVER SEEN !!!! AWESOME !!!!!

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subviridis dorsalis 02

Cypraeidae Cypraea Erronea subviridis dorsalis

subviridis dorsalis

27,65 mm

F+++/Gem

6,00 Euro

Bianca Wittkowski › www.oceanzone.de

11.01.2010

Australia (WA) › Port Hedland

On rubble and sand 30-40m

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Erronea subviridis dorsalis

subviridis dorsalis

31 mm

n.a.

7,98 Euro

Cillan Chan

14.08.2010

Australia (WA) › Cape Keroundren

Interidal reef

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Erronea subviridis subviridis

subviridis subviridis

27,3 mm

n.a.

15,00 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

08.11.2010

New Caledonia › Koumac

Shallow water under coral slabs.

No. 458: Erronea subviridis anceyi... ...€ 15

subviridis subviridis 04

Cypraeidae Cypraea Erronea subviridis subviridis

subviridis subviridis

26,5 mm

gem

7,00 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

08.11.2010

Australia (QLD) › Mackay › Shoal Point

In vital reef under coral slabs 1m.

No. 456a: Erronea subviridis subviridis... ...€ 7

subviridis subviridis 03

Cypraeidae Cypraea Erronea subviridis dorsalis

subviridis dorsalis

26,73 mm

Gem

17,90 Euro

Willy Van Damme › willykauri

28.11.2010

Australia (WA) › Broome › Entrance Point

Collected by extreme low tides under rock. September 2010. I see no important flaws. Almost Black. Very dark subvirides is exceptional in the Broome area.

Einige Schneckengehäuse krieg ich nicht hin. Subviridis gehören dazu. Mann ist die schlecht geworden!

subviridis dorsalis 05

Cypraeidae Cypraea Erronea subviridis subviridis

subviridis subviridis

34,7 mm

F+++/Gem

7,87 Euro

Cillan Chan

26.01.2012

Indonesia

Minor scars on dorsum. Taken in shallow water. December, 2011.

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succincta
Cypraeidae Cypraea Erronea succincta adusta

succincta adusta

43,2 mm

F++

7,60 Euro

Joseph E. Au-Franz › cyp_man

18.02.2007

Tanzania › Pemba Island

Shallow water. C. succincta adusta Lamarck, 1810. This shell was found in shallow water at Pemba Island, Tanzania. This specimen measures 43.2 mm by dial caliper and is F++. Super dark!

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Erronea succincta adusta

succincta adusta

49 mm

Gem-

0,00 Euro

Otto Borchert › bortektoo

19.02.2007

No data
My estimation: Tanzania or Mocambique

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Geschenk, eigene Bestimmung

succincta adusta 03

Cypraeidae Cypraea Erronea succincta adusta

succincta adusta

44 mm

Gem

8,90 Euro

Gisela Müller › gisela9344

19.10.2007

Tanzania › Dar es Salaam

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succincta adusta 02

Cypraeidae Cypraea Erronea succincta succincta

succincta succincta

41 mm

F+++

4,60 Euro

C. A. J. Stross › seaside_sunshine

14.12.2008

Tanzania
see remarks

Live, Fisherman

Shell was sold as s. persica from Tanzania. I think it's s. succincta from elsewhere.

succincta persica 01

 

Cypraeidae Cypraea Erronea succincta succincta

succincta succincta

37 mm

F+/F++

6,00 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

31.05.2009

Thailand (Andaman Sea) › Phuket Island
south - Malacca Strait

Trawled from 40-60 m. The nominate form.

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succincta succincta 01

Cypraeidae Cypraea Erronea succincta melanesiae

succincta melanesiae

32 mm

Gem-

> 100 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

31.05.2009

Solomon Islands
Bali Passage (?)

By diver at 20 m, among sponges on muddy bottom. Characteristic red teeth.

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succincta melanesiae 01

Cypraeidae Cypraea Erronea succincta adusta

succincta adusta

45,9 mm

Gem

19,20 Euro

Massimo Scali › maxicuro

17.10.2009

Mozambique › Nacala

By dive -3 - -5 m. 2008. One of the best ever seen ! EXCEPTIONAL BLACK SPECIMEN WITH A BIT PALER DORSAL LINE, SUPER GLOssY, EXTRA GEM

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succincta adusta 04

Cypraeidae Cypraea Erronea succincta adusta

succincta adusta

42,5 mm

F++/F+++

2,85 Euro

10.01.2010

Tanzania

Found on roots in mangrove swamp

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Erronea succincta persica

succincta persica

41 mm

F+

34,35 Euro

Randy Bridges › www.rbridges.com

01.06.2010

Oman › Ra´s al Hayyah

Under rocks at low tide. Much better than average quality for this always flawed species. Nice color and dorsal pattern, big size. Hard to get like this.

Location is not Ra´s al Hayyah in Egypt (Mediterranean Sea). Ex coll. Dr. Bosch

succincta persica 03

Cypraeidae Cypraea Erronea succincta persica

succincta persica

39,5 mm

F+

42,93 Euro

Randy Bridges › www.rbridges.com

01.06.2010

Oman › Ra´s al Hayyah

Under rocks at low tide. Much better than average quality for this always flawed species. Nice color and dorsal pattern, big size. Hard to get like this.

Location is not Ra´s al Hayyah in Egypt (Mediterranean Sea). Ex coll. Dr. Bosch

succincta persica 02

Cypraeidae Cypraea Erronea succincta melanesiae

succincta melanesiae

29 mm

Gem

72,00 Euro

Goncalo Rosa › www.atollseashells.com

02.01.2012

Papua New Guinea › New Britain Island › Rabaul

 

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succincta melanesiae 02

Cypraeidae Cypraea Erronea succincta adusta

succincta adusta

41 mm

F+++

10,00 Euro

Rui Jorge Santos Araujo › fugazi

27.01.2012

Mozambique

JUVI

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vredenburgi
Cypraeidae Cypraea Erronea vredenburgi vredenburgi

vredenburgi vredenburgi

23,1 mm

-

10,00 Euro

Luciano Petruccioli › bealsi

21.01.2007

Indonesia › Java Islands › Bali Island

Selected specimen, very nice pattern and color, taken 2006

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Erronea vredenburgi vredenburgi

vredenburgi vredenburgi

27 mm

n.a.

3,04 Euro

Navarat Bunpaparkhon › navahandmade

16.09.2009

No data
My estimation: Java Island, Indonesia

This shell is real and beautiful sea shells from INDIA OCEAN . Please take a look the color of shells is 100% natural Color in good condition.

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vredenburgi vredenburgi 02

Cypraeidae Cypraea Erronea vredenburgi vredenburgi

vredenburgi vredenburgi

25 mm

n.a.

3,04 Euro

Navarat Bunpaparkhon › navahandmade

16.09.2009

No data
My estimation: Java Island, Indonesia

This shell is real and beautiful sea shells from INDIA OCEAN . Please take a look the color of shells is 100% natural Color in good condition.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Erronea vredenburgi vredenburgi

vredenburgi vredenburgi

32,3 mm

F+++

1,10 Euro

Radjiwan Tirtadinata › wanny

27.01.2012

Indonesia › Java Islands (West) West Java, Indonesia

 

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Erronea vredenburgi vredenburgi

vredenburgi vredenburgi

24,5 mm

Gem

1,10 Euro

Radjiwan Tirtadinata › wanny

27.01.2012

Indonesia › Java Islands (West) West Java, Indonesia

 

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Erronea vredenburgi vredenburgi

vredenburgi vredenburgi

24,3 mm

Gem

1,10 Euro

Radjiwan Tirtadinata › wanny

27.01.2012

Indonesia › Java Islands (West) West Java, Indonesia

 

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xanthodon
Cypraeidae Cypraea Erronea xanthodon xanthodon

xanthodon xanthodon

23 mm

F++/Gem

3,00 Euro

Alan D. Seccombe › cypraeaman

27.02.2007

Australia (QLD) › Dingo Beach

Under rocks at low tide

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Erronea xanthodon xanthodon

xanthodon xanthodon

20,4 mm

Gem

5,85 Euro

Joanne Pollack › joanne2951

16.12.2007

Australia (QLD)

Taken live at 12 metres

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Erronea xanthodon xanthodon

xanthodon xanthodon

27 mm

Gem

8,40 Euro

Otto Borchert › bortektoo

18.10.2009

Australia (QLD) › Cairns

Found off Cairns on the Great Barrier Reef low tide

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Erronea xanthodon xanthodon

xanthodon xanthodon

22,5 mm

Gem

2,66 Euro

10.01.2010

Australia (QLD)

Dived at 12m on reef

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