Genus

Leporicypraea

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
geographica
Cypraeidae Cypraea Leporicypraea geographica geographica

geographica geographica

71,3 mm

selected

25,00 Euro

Guido T. Poppe › www.conchology.be

11.09.2007

Madagascar › Mitsio Island (Nosy Mitsio)

2006

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geographica geographica 01

Cypraeidae Cypraea Leporicypraea geographica geographica

geographica geographica

63 mm

Selected

8,90 Euro

Gisela Müller › gisela9344

27.09.2007

Madagascar › Mitsio Island (Nosy Mitsio)

Hübsches Exemplar mit leuchten orangefarbenen Zähnen, groß und schwer und attraktiv, von der Insel Mitsio bei Madagaskar, gefischt in geringer Tiefe.

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geographica geographica 02

Cypraeidae Cypraea Leporicypraea geographica geographica

geographica geographica

68,5 mm

F+++

14,00 Euro

Alexander Dechant › mineraliendefoss

22.11.2007

Tanzania › Zanzibar Island › Nungwi

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geographica geographica 03

Cypraeidae Cypraea Leporicypraea geographica geographica

geographica geographica

71,2 mm

F+++

12,00 Euro

Alexander Dechant › mineraliendefoss

22.11.2007

Tanzania › Zanzibar Island › Nungwi

Top stück mit der afrika-typischen orange-farbenen mündung

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geographica geographica 04

Cypraeidae Cypraea Leporicypraea geographica geographica

geographica geographica

61 mm

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7,50 Euro

Henn › maikikind

20.02.2008

Madagascar › Morombe
Morombi (=Morombe?)

Schnecke cypraea mappa alga

* I have bought mappa and got this geographica. Wrong data dicovered by Riccardo

mappa mappa 10

Cypraeidae Cypraea Leporicypraea geographica geographica

geographica geographica

69,5 mm

-

0,00 Euro

Otto Borchert › bortektoo

09.01.2009

Tanzania › Zanzibar Island

Among rocks and boulders

Geschenk

geographica geographica 05

Cypraeidae Cypraea Leporicypraea geographica rewa

geographica rewa

57 mm

F/F+

22,00 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

04.11.2009

Tonga › Makahaa Island

By local fisherman at low tide

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geographica rewa 01

Cypraeidae Cypraea Leporicypraea geographica geographica

geographica geographica

68,6 mm

F++/Gem

7,00 Euro

Annie Alberro › croidusudcoquillage

16.12.2009

Madagascar

Base saumon tachée mauve, dents orange vif, elle est plutôt rare à Madagascar (petit éclat à l'extrémité du bec antérieur). 2008

Dealer wrote Alga.

geographica geographica 06

Cypraeidae Cypraea Leporicypraea geographica geographica

geographica geographica

67,96 mm

F+++

9,18 Euro

Cillan Chan

27.03.2010

Philippines (Palawan) › Balabac Islands › Balabac Island

VERY UNCOMMON color for this subspecies. AWESOME, slightly dull base and margin. From fishermen. March, 2010.

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geographica geographica 07

Cypraeidae Cypraea Leporicypraea geographica geographica

geographica geographica

70,14 mm

Gem

8,35 Euro

Cillan Chan

22.05.2010

Philippines (Palawan) › Balabac Islands › Balabac Island

Rough surface. From fishermen. April, 2010.

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geographica geographica 08

Cypraeidae Cypraea Leporicypraea geographica geographica

geographica geographica

57 mm

n.a

17,56 Euro

Cillan Chan

07.11.2010

Philippines (Mindanao) › Zamboanga Peninsula

From fishermen. October 2010

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geographica geographica 09

Cypraeidae Cypraea Leporicypraea geographica geographica

geographica geographica

77 mm

n.a.

7,80 Euro

Cillan Chan

10.02.2011

Philippines (Palawan) › Balabac Islands › Balabac Island

Melanistic and R. From hookah divers. February 2011.

geographica geographica 10

Cypraeidae Cypraea Leporicypraea geographica geographica

geographica geographica

44,53 mm

F+++/GEM

24,02 Euro

Cillan Chan

02.07.2011

Philippines (Mindanao) › Zamboanga Peninsula

RARE size, slightly rostrate thick base, CUTE, very nice pattern without dorsal line, healed scar in dorsum. From fishermen. June, 2011.

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geographica geographica 11

Cypraeidae Cypraea Leporicypraea geographica geographica

geographica geographica

73 mm

F++

13,00 Euro

Werner Massier › Airco

15.04.2012

Tanzania › Zanzibar Island

Slight green overglaze; dark pink base; some small white dorsal inclusions; a very attractive shell. At low tide on reef.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Leporicypraea geographica rewa

geographica rewa

62,05 mm

F++/F+++

6,24 Euro

Mike Hart

30.03.2013

Samoan Islands › Western Samoa › Savaii › Vaisala Lagoon

1-2m under coral slabs. Nov. 2012. Growth scars and inclusion on dorsum, tiny inclusion in base. UNCOMMON species

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geographica rewa 02

mappa
Cypraeidae Cypraea Leporicypraea mappa mappa

mappa mappa

70 mm

Gem

8,00 Euro

Andreas Laabs-Rode › *gloriamaris*

06.01.2007

Philippines (Visayas) › Samar Island

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mappa mappa 01

Cypraeidae Cypraea Leporicypraea mappa mappa

mappa mappa

69 mm

Fine++

10,00 Euro

Andreas Laabs-Rode › *gloriamaris*

06.01.2007

Philippines (Visayas) › Samar Island

rosafarbene Variante

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mappa mappa 02

Cypraeidae Cypraea Leporicypraea mappa mappa

mappa mappa

79 mm

F++

7,65 Euro

Paula J. Russell › shellmama

25.01.2007

Philippines (Mindanao) › Caraga Region › Surigao Region › Tona Island (Siargao Island)

Taken on coral reef, 10-15m. BEAUTIFUL SPECIMEN. PERFECT PATTERN. F++ CONDIITON. THE ONLY REAL FLAW IS A SMALL CHIP ON ONE OF THE TERMINALS. THE SPECIMENS PICTURED ARE OF THE ACTUAL ITEMS FROM WHICH YOU ARE BUYING. THIS LISTING IS PRICED FOR ONE SHELL.

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mappa mappa 03

Cypraeidae Cypraea Leporicypraea mappa mappa

mappa mappa

81 mm

F+++

20,00 Euro

Richard Saing › *philippine-shells*

19.02.2007

Philippines (Visayas) › Negros Island

Dived at about 7 meters deep

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mappa mappa 04

Cypraeidae Cypraea Leporicypraea mappa viridis

mappa viridis

62,7 mm

-

63,00 Euro

Barbara Hornibrook › lasenora124

20.02.2007

New Caledonia › Noumea

You are admiring an amazing specimen, a rare Cypraea mappa viridis montrouzieri (Dautzenberg, 1903) measuring 62.7mm and graded Gem...this type of specimen does not pass our way very often...really spectacular. This beauty was collected off Noumea, New Caledonia and is from an older collection. An extraordinary Cypraea specimen for the extraordinary collector out there...this will be an honor to add to your collection. Thank you for visiting our store this evening...it is really an exceptional specimen and an excellent choice.

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mappa viridis 01

Cypraeidae Cypraea Leporicypraea mappa rosea

mappa rosea

54,1 mm

F++/Gem

35,00 Euro

Barbara Hornibrook › lasenora124

20.02.2007

Mauritius

Ex. Coll Philippe Martin. July 1990. You are admiring a spectacular specimen, a Cypraea mappa rosea (Gray, 1824) measuring 54.1mm and graded F++/Gem...an absolutely fantastic color pattern...the base is out of this world...what a treasure!! This beauty was collected off Mauritius and is from an older collection. Guranteed this will be a joy to display in your collection...just cannot find them today. Thank you for visiting our store this evening...great to see you again and an excellent choice too!!

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mappa rosea 01

Cypraeidae Cypraea Leporicypraea mappa mappa

mappa mappa

79 mm

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0,00 Euro

Gisela Müller › gisela9344

27.09.2007

No data

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Geschenk

mappa mappa 07

Cypraeidae Cypraea Leporicypraea mappa mappa

mappa mappa

65,4 mm

GEM

3,45 Euro

Joseph E. Au-Franz › cyp_man

28.09.2007

Philippines (Visayas) › Cebu Province › Mactan Island › Puncta Engano

1997

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Leporicypraea mappa mappa

mappa mappa

50,5 mm

F+++

3,87 Euro

J. Ross Mayhew › orientshells

05.10.2007

Philippines (Visayas) › Negros Island › Negros Oriental

30m, Skin Diving, The smallest mappa we have in our inventory. Very clear mantle line pattern. Slightly elongated shape. Near GEM quality with no visible flaws.

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mappa mappa 05

Cypraeidae Cypraea Leporicypraea mappa mappa

mappa mappa

82,1 mm

selected

20,00 Euro

Guido T. Poppe › www.conchology.be

02.01.2008

Philippines (Luzon) › Masbate Island

20-25 m deep. Collected by fishermen. 2006.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Leporicypraea mappa mappa

mappa mappa

68,5 mm

selected

10,00 Euro

Guido T. Poppe › www.conchology.be

02.01.2008

Philippines (Visayas) › Bohol Province › Calituban Island

Taken at 20 m deep, from local fishermen. 2007

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mappa mappa 09

Cypraeidae Cypraea Leporicypraea mappa mappa

mappa mappa

69,8 mm

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20,00 Euro

Guido T. Poppe › www.conchology.be

05.03.2008

Philippines (Visayas) › Bohol Province › Bohol Island › Jetafe (Getafe)

Rare to have a young mappa. Collected at 20-25 m deep. 2007.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Leporicypraea mappa viridis

mappa viridis

65,5 mm

F+++/Gem

39,20 Euro

Annie Alberro › croidusudcoquillage

07.10.2008

New Caledonia

Allongée, graphisme net, extrémités et base saumon vineux - MAGNIFIQUE ! - issue d‘une ancienne collection. 1979

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mappa viridis 02

Cypraeidae Cypraea Leporicypraea mappa rosea

mappa rosea

70 mm

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16,00 Euro

Alexander Dechant › www.defoss.de

24.05.2009

Madagascar (North)

2009

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mappa rosea 02

Cypraeidae Cypraea Leporicypraea mappa rosea

mappa rosea

60 mm

F+++/Gem

20,40 Euro

Andrea Guardiani › il-posto-delle-fragole

29.06.2009

Mauritius

Very special pattern for a specimen probably taken crabbed in a tidal pool. Glossy and lovely nevertheless. ex LRM spec. coll. Flic & Flac. crabbed

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mappa rosea 03

Cypraeidae Cypraea Leporicypraea mappa mappa

mappa mappa

72 mm

F++++

29,47 Euro

Egbert A. Pagobo › superseashells

07.07.2009

Philippines (Palawan)
see remarks

90 meters deep.

He always uses this sentence: " Palawan, 290meters Deep." - even for Zoilas. I don´t believe in his data.

mappa mappa 12

Cypraeidae Cypraea Leporicypraea mappa mappa

mappa mappa

71 mm

F+++

11,05 Euro

Egbert A. Pagobo › superseashells

07.07.2009

Philippines (Palawan)
see remarks

290 meters deep. Super rare!!!

He always uses this sentence: " Palawan, 290meters Deep." - even for Zoilas. I don´t believe in his data.

mappa mappa 13

Cypraeidae Cypraea Leporicypraea mappa mappa

mappa mappa

82 mm

F++

23,93 Euro

Max Evans › fincormax

28.07.2009

Philippines (Mindanao) › Zamboanga Peninsula › Sinipay Island

30m. Unusual green dorsal markings are displayed. Pink pigmented base. Globose dorsal structure. Very glossy dorsal texture. With dorsal watermarks and a few scratches

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mappa mappa 14

Cypraeidae Cypraea Leporicypraea mappa rosea

mappa rosea

71,1 mm

F+++/Gem

16,85 Euro

Willy Van Damme › willykauri

23.08.2009

Madagascar › Diego Suarez (Antsiranana)
Ramena?

Coll. W. Van Damme. By scuba diver at 5 to 8 meters under coral slabs. 2008. FANTASTIC VERY DARK SHELL WITH CLEAR PATTERN AND OF VERY HIGH QUALITY

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mappa rosea 04

Cypraeidae Cypraea Leporicypraea mappa rosea

mappa rosea

70 mm

F++/Gem

7,33 Euro

Michele Pisanu › nautaargo

02.11.2009

Madagascar

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Leporicypraea mappa mappa

mappa mappa

53,63 mm

F+++/GEM

22,40 Euro

Willy Van Damme › willykauri

20.12.2009

Tonga › Vavau

By local diver at 2 feet below the low water line. 1980. I see a little soft growth mark on dorsum. A beautiful dwarf size mappa from an old collection 1980 from a very remote area.

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mappa mappa 15

Cypraeidae Cypraea Leporicypraea mappa mappa

mappa mappa

65,07 mm

F++/F+++

4,35 Euro

Cillan Chan

31.12.2009

Philippines (Visayas) › Samar Island

Defect and slightly dull dorsum, partially slightly polished dorsum still a nice specimen. From diver 10-30m. December, 2009

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mappa mappa 16

Cypraeidae Cypraea Leporicypraea mappa mappa

mappa mappa

74,21 mm

F+++/Gem

9,18 Euro

Cillan Chan

27.03.2010

Philippines (Palawan)

Slightly young, VERY DARK color and pattern. AWESOME. minor scar in margin, YELLOW TEETH & VIOLET BASE. From fishermen. March, 2010.

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mappa mappa 17

Cypraeidae Cypraea Leporicypraea mappa mappa

mappa mappa

74,8 mm

Gem

64,29 Euro

Cillan Chan

27.03.2010

Philippines (Palawan)

Fresh dark beauty. OUTSTANDING specimen. From fishermen. March, 2010.

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mappa mappa 18

Cypraeidae Cypraea Leporicypraea mappa aliwalensis

mappa aliwalensis

74,36 mm

F++/F+++

28,91 Euro

Cillan Chan

09.04.2010

South Africa › KwaZulu-Natal › Park Rynie
Aliwai Shoal?

RARE now, beautiful subspecies, inclusion in base, anterior canal slightly chipped, still a nice specimen. Scuba live taken at 35m. 2010.

Doubtful location, thus maybe no aliwalensis

mappa aliwalensis 01

 

Cypraeidae Cypraea Leporicypraea mappa aliwalensis

mappa aliwalensis

67,2 mm

F+/Gem

> 100 Euro

Randy Bridges › www.rbridges.com

01.06.2010

South Africa › KwaZulu-Natal
Dealer wrote Protea Shoal, KwaZulu-Natal is my estimation

By diver in 45 meters. Coarse and dark dorsal netting forming a blurred dorsal line. No chips or breaks, a hardly noticeable healed growth line obscured by the dorsal line. A great quality, good sized classic example of this rare subspecies.

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mappa aliwalensis 02

Cypraeidae Cypraea Leporicypraea mappa mappa

mappa mappa

79,32 mm

F+++

23,34 Euro

Cillan Chan

24.06.2010

Philippines (Mindanao) › Zamboanga Peninsula › Zamboanga City

New form. From fishermen. June 2010. RARE now. SUPERB specimen, healed growth scar in dorsum

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Leporicypraea mappa mappa

mappa mappa

78,84 mm

F+++/Gem

42,86 Euro

Cillan Chan

15.07.2010

Philippines (Palawan) › Balabac Islands › Balabac Island

AWESOME, minor scar in dorsum. Heavy. From fishermen. June, 2010.

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mappa mappa 20

Cypraeidae Cypraea Leporicypraea mappa mappa

mappa mappa

74 mm

F++ high

51,00 Euro

Alfer Ngujo › jiriand

30.07.2010

Philippines (Visayas) › Cebu Province › Camotes Islands

Unique valentia spots

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mappa mappa 21

Cypraeidae Cypraea Leporicypraea mappa mappa

mappa mappa

75 mm

F+++

9,70 Euro

Egbert A. Pagobo › superseashells

08.09.2010

Philippines (Visayas) › Cebu Province › Camotes Islands

Caught by dive 50 meters deep sandy

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

mappa mappa 22

Cypraeidae Cypraea Leporicypraea mappa rosea

mappa rosea

57,4 mm

F++/F+++

12,04 Euro

Dave Delaine › 859daved

25.10.2010

La Reunion › Grande Anse

Collected by scuba diver at 5m off Grande Anse

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mappa rosea 06

Cypraeidae Cypraea Leporicypraea mappa rosea

mappa rosea

68,9 mm

F++/F+++

12,04 Euro

Dave Delaine › 859daved

25.10.2010

Madagascar › Diego Suarez (Antsiranana)
Ramena?

Scuba diver 5-8m under coral slabs. 2008

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mappa rosea 07

Cypraeidae Cypraea Leporicypraea mappa rosea

mappa rosea

63 mm

F++/F+++

12,04 Euro

Dave Delaine › 859daved

25.10.2010

Mauritius

Collected by diver under coral slab 12-15m. Ex LRM Collection

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mappa rosea 08

Cypraeidae Cypraea Leporicypraea mappa mappa

mappa mappa

79,3 mm

F+++

5,00 Euro

Quynh Gick › schneckengirl74

06.12.2010

Vietnam › Ly Son Island

5-15m

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Leporicypraea mappa viridis

mappa viridis

51,1 mm

F+/Gem

30,80 Euro

Randy Bridges › www.rbridges.com

07.12.2010

Guam Island › Apra Harbour › Jade Shoal

Under dead coral slabs in 5-10 meters

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mappa viridis 03

Cypraeidae Cypraea Leporicypraea mappa mappa

mappa mappa

70 mm

F+++

10,81 Euro

Gretchen Villanueva › aprilfifteen

20.07.2011

Philippines (Visayas) › Bohol Province › Pamilacan Island

12 meters deep. Beautiful purple lip shell

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mappa mappa 24

Cypraeidae Cypraea Leporicypraea mappa mappa

mappa mappa

70 mm

n.a

0,00 Euro

Ed Paloga › edspal_2008

23.07.2011

Philippines (Palawan)

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Geschenk

mappa mappa 26

Cypraeidae Cypraea Leporicypraea mappa mappa

mappa mappa

77,1 mm

F+++

10,05 Euro

Ed Paloga › edspal_2008

23.07.2011

Philippines (Palawan)

Candle mouth. Ordinary dive 12 meters deep. Date collected June 2011

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mappa mappa 25

Cypraeidae Cypraea Leporicypraea mappa mappa

mappa mappa

57,79 mm

F+++/gem

6,00 Euro

Cillan Chan

07.10.2012

Philippines (Mindanao) › Tawi-Tawi Island

Nice specimen, slightly dull base.

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mappa mappa 27

Cypraeidae Cypraea Leporicypraea mappa aliwalensis

mappa aliwalensis

69 mm

F++/F+++

> 100 Euro

Alan D. Seccombe › cypraeaman

11.10.2012

South Africa › KwaZulu-Natal › Park Rynie

Rare subspecies from 35m in sea caves off Park Rynie, Natal, South Africa. Aliwal Shoals is now a marine reserve and collecting prohibited. 69mm, F++/+++ from my personal collection.

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mappa aliwalensis 03

Cypraeidae Cypraea Leporicypraea mappa mappa

mappa mappa

67,87 mm

F+++/Gem

12,31 Euro

Cillan Chan

08.12.2012

Philippines (Palawan) › Balabac Islands › Balabac Island

Very dark and slightly rostrate, AWESOME, slightly dull base still nice. November, 2012.

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mappa mappa 28

Cypraeidae Cypraea Leporicypraea mappa mappa

mappa mappa

73,96 mm

F+++/Gem

4,68 Euro

Cillan Chan

30.03.2013

Philippines (Visayas) › Cebu Province › Bantayan Island

Slightly subadult, VERY DARK pattern, SUPERB. Diver 10-20m. March, 2013

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mappa mappa 29

valentia
Cypraeidae Cypraea Leporicypraea valentia valentia

valentia valentia

84,5 mm

Gem

> 100 Euro

Gisela Müller › gisela9344

10.09.2007

Philippines (Visayas) › Bohol Province › Calangaman Island

Getaucht in ca 60m Tiefe bei der Insel Kalanggaman. TOP Exemplar, EXTREM SCHWER mit rosa-lila Kallus. Lebendfund mit phantastischem Muster, besonders dunkel, und in absolut perfekter Erhaltung. Spektakulär, traumhaftes Spitzenstück der Kategorie Extra Plus! Preiswertes und attraktives Angebot.

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valentia valentia 01

Cypraeidae Cypraea Leporicypraea valentia valentia

valentia valentia

91 mm

gem

> 100 Euro

Otto Borchert › bortektoo

03.08.2009

Philippines

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valentia valentia 02

Cypraeidae Cypraea Leporicypraea valentia valentia

valentia valentia

85 mm

n.a.

> 100 Euro

Cillan Chan

28.08.2009

Philippines (Visayas) › Bohol Province › Nocnocan Island

Diver 30-50m

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valentia valentia 03

Cypraeidae Cypraea Leporicypraea valentia valentia

valentia valentia

82,1 mm

Gem

> 100 Euro

Jozef Grego › dolichupis

02.02.2012

Philippines (Visayas) › Cebu Province › Mactan Island
Western part of the Olango Channel

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