Genus

Luria

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
cinerea
Cypraeidae Cypraea Luria cinerea cinerea

cinerea cinerea

24 mm

Gem

7,59 Euro

Shea T. O‘Neill › pacificnightdiver

25.02.2007

USA (Florida) › Ocean Ridge

Scuba in 10fms under rock rubble, Summer of 2000

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Luria cinerea cinerea

cinerea cinerea

27,5 mm

Gem

14,50 Euro

Gisela Müller › gisela9344

10.09.2007

USA (Florida) › Palm Beach

Getaucht in ca 24m Tiefe bei Palm Beach County, Florida. Seltener Fundort und wertolles Exemplar aus alter Sammlung, besonderes groß und kugelig mit schönen Tupfen,herrlicher Glanz und absolut perfektes Muster, dunkle Farbe und extrem schwerer Kallus. Ein exquisites Stück!

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Luria cinerea brasilensis

cinerea brasilensis

23 mm

F+++

4,50 Euro

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

30.11.2007

Brasil (Bahia)

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Luria cinerea cinerea

cinerea cinerea

22,5 mm

F+++

12,00 Euro

Alexander Dechant › mineraliendefoss

16.09.2008

USA (Florida) › Palm Beach

Leicht juvenil, super Farbe Muster und Glanz, 20m. 2006

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Luria cinerea cinerea

cinerea cinerea

22 mm

F++/F+++

5,60 Euro

Xavier Pallarols › xavishells

02.10.2008

USA (Florida) › Boca Raton
(3 miles northeast of Boca Inlet)

Taken by scuba in 20m, under rock rubble. May 2007

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Luria cinerea cinerea

cinerea cinerea

22 mm

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9,50 Euro

Alexander Dechant › www.defoss.de

24.05.2009

USA (Florida) › Palm Beach

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Luria cinerea brasilensis

cinerea brasilensis

18 mm

Gem

9,00 Euro

Goncalo Rosa › www.atollseashells.com

08.06.2009

Brasil (Bahia) › Itaparica Island

Dive at 20-22 m, under dead corals

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Luria cinerea brasilensis

cinerea brasilensis

33 mm

F++

13,50 Euro

Goncalo Rosa › www.atollseashells.com

08.06.2009

Brasil (Rio Grande do Norte) › Litoral Norte

Under rocks at 5-10 m, by dive, Jan. 2007. Slightly imature

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Luria cinerea cinerea

cinerea cinerea

27,2 mm

gem

20,00 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

08.11.2010

Honduras › Utila

By local fishermen at 10-15 m.

No. 107c: Luria cinerea cinerea var.... ...€ 20

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Luria cinerea brasilensis

cinerea brasilensis

25 mm

n.a.

6,50 Euro

Alexander Dechant › www.defoss.de

18.06.2011

Brasil (Ceara) › Camocim

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Luria cinerea cinerea

cinerea cinerea

33 mm

Gem

22,50 Euro

Goncalo Rosa › www.atollseashells.com

02.01.2012

Colombia (Caribbean) › Isla del Rosarios

Dive at 10-15 mts.depth, under rocks. April 2008

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Luria cinerea cinerea

cinerea cinerea

27 mm

n.a.

6,00 Euro

Jozef Grego › jozef

23.02.2012

Jamaica › Priory Bay
Ironshore Island, NW of Priory Bay

05.01.1994

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controversa
Cypraeidae Cypraea Luria controversa controversa

controversa controversa

24 mm

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2,87 Euro

David Sharpe › bestshells

14.09.2007

Hawaiian Islands › Maui Island › Maalaea
Macalea = Maalaea?

Taken by diver on scuba 10-20m

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controversa controversa 01

Cypraeidae Cypraea Luria controversa controversa

controversa controversa

28 mm

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3,45 Euro

Joseph E. Au-Franz › cyp_man

28.09.2007

Hawaiian Islands › Oahu Island › Honolulu › Fort Kam
Reef

under dead coral, 15ft

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controversa controversa 02

Cypraeidae Cypraea Luria controversa controversa

controversa controversa

16,7 mm

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3,45 Euro

Joseph E. Au-Franz › cyp_man

28.09.2007

Hawaiian Islands › Oahu Island › Honolulu › Fort Kam
Reef

under dead coral, 15ft

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Luria controversa controversa

controversa controversa

20 mm

gem

20,00 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

08.11.2010

Kiribati › Line Islands › Fanning Island (Tabuaeran) › English Harbour

Leg. And coll. GH Jahn, 80ies.

No. 250b: Luria isabella controversa... ...€ 20

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Luria controversa controversa

controversa controversa

26 mm

gem

35,00 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

08.11.2010

Madagascar › Lavonono

By local fishermen after storms on beach.

No. 250a: Luria isabella controversa... ...€ 35

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Luria controversa controversa

controversa controversa

19,3 mm

Gem

3,85 Euro

Randy Bridges › www.rbridges.com

07.12.2010

Society Islands › Tahiti › Punaauia

Among rubble in shallow water

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Luria controversa controversa

controversa controversa

17,9 mm

Gem

3,85 Euro

Randy Bridges › www.rbridges.com

07.12.2010

Society Islands › Tahiti › Punaauia

Among rubble in shallow water

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Luria controversa controversa

controversa controversa

18,1 mm

Gem

3,85 Euro

Randy Bridges › www.rbridges.com

07.12.2010

Society Islands › Tahiti › Punaauia

Among rubble in shallow water

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Luria controversa controversa

controversa controversa

29 mm

Gem

13,50 Euro

Goncalo Rosa › www.atollseashells.com

02.01.2012

Cook Islands › Aitutaki Island

Snorkeling at 1-2 mts., under dead coral

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Luria controversa controversa

controversa controversa

33,2 mm

GEM

26,00 Euro

Willy Van Damme › willykauri

17.06.2012

Hawaiian Islands › Oahu Island (North)

Collected by scuba diver Michael Magnum at 10 to 25 feet under slabs. 2011. I see no obvious flaws. Superb quality, no lines, on this dark shell with blue sides and base.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Luria controversa controversa

controversa controversa

15,1 mm

Gem

8,00 Euro

Remy Devorsine › Remy

30.08.2012

Hawaiian Islands › Oahu Island › Honolulu › Fort Kam

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gilvella
Cypraeidae Cypraea Luria gilvella gilvella

gilvella gilvella

30 mm

Exchange

6,00 Euro

Guido T. Poppe › www.conchology.be

16.01.2007

Philippines (Visayas) › Cebu Province › Olango Island

15 m deep. 2005.

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isabella
Cypraeidae Cypraea Luria isabella isabella

isabella isabella

28,4 mm

Gem

2,80 Euro

Richard Centini › bbnoa06

27.09.2007

New Caledonia

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Luria isabella isabella

isabella isabella

33 mm

F++

1,08 Euro

Xavier Pallarols › xavishells

19.10.2007

Philippines (Palawan)

Collected by diver, 5-10m deep. 2006

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Luria isabella isabella

isabella isabella

34 mm

n.a.

2,88 Euro

Cillan Chan

28.08.2009

Philippines (Visayas) › Cebu Province › Cebu Island › Oslob

Tangle nets, 100m, August 2009

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Luria isabella isabella

isabella isabella

26 mm

F++/Gem

3,39 Euro

Richard H. Negus › tickers

11.10.2009

Papua New Guinea › Hula

Under rocks at low tide

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Luria isabella isabella

isabella isabella

29,4 mm

F+++/Gem

13,00 Euro

Annie Alberro › croidusudcoquillage

16.12.2009

Madagascar › Taolagnaro › Fort Dauphin

Rarissime mais présente à Madagascar - extrémités oranges tachées de noir - magnifique. 2008

sold as isabella controversa

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Luria isabella isabella

isabella isabella

35 mm

Gem

3,42 Euro

Oscar Breitsameter › www.asia-shells.com

20.12.2009

Indonesia

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Luria isabella isabella

isabella isabella

38,8 mm

f++

40,00 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

08.11.2010

Madagascar › Tulear (South)

On metal construction along beach, shallow water.

No. 248d: Luria isabella isabella... ...€ 40

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Luria isabella isabella

isabella isabella

34 mm

F++

4,00 Euro

Brian Hayes › www.algoabayshells.co.za

26.11.2010

Madagascar › Tulear (Toliara)

Dived at 10m. F++. Has small pin-prick octopus hole, but is super bulbous, large and dark !!! (AA)

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Luria isabella isabella

isabella isabella

31 mm

F+++/Gem

3,50 Euro

Quynh Gick › schneckengirl74

06.12.2010

Vietnam › Ly Son Island

5-15m

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Luria isabella isabella

isabella isabella

30,25 mm

F+++

2,92 Euro

Cillan Chan

26.03.2011

Mauritius (East)

UNCOMMON locality, slightly dull surface. Shallow water under coral.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Luria isabella isabella

isabella isabella

22 mm

F++

1,80 Euro

Goncalo Rosa › www.atollseashells.com

02.01.2012

Kenya › Kilifi Kenya SE, Kilifi Area

Intertidal, by local people. Coll. 2003

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Luria isabella isabella

isabella isabella

36,57 mm

F+++/Gem

2,36 Euro

Cillan Chan

26.01.2012

Philippines (Visayas) › Bohol Province › Nocnocan Island

FAT body, tiny inclusion and water spots. January 2012

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Luria isabella isabella

isabella isabella

36,18 mm

F+++/Gem

2,36 Euro

Cillan Chan

26.01.2012

Philippines (Visayas) › Bohol Province › Nocnocan Island

FAT body, tiny inclusion and water spots. January 2012

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Luria isabella isabella

isabella isabella

24,69 mm

Gem

17,00 Euro

Cillan Chan

17.06.2012

Philippines (Mindanao) › Zamboanga Peninsula

RARE very slender with rostration, interesting specimen. From fishermen. June, 2012.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Luria isabella isabella

isabella isabella

13,68 mm

F+++

6,00 Euro

Cillan Chan

12.08.2012

Philippines (Palawan) › Balabac Islands › Balabac Island

Crabbed, glossy gone, very small and ball shape. RARE. From hookah divers. July, 2012.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Luria isabella isabella

isabella isabella

31,28 mm

Gem

9,00 Euro

Cillan Chan

07.10.2012

Philippines (Palawan) › Balabac Islands › Balabac Island

UNUSUAL overglaze. AWESOME. From hookah divers. September, 2012

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Luria isabella isabella

isabella isabella

36,89 mm

F+++/Gem

4,62 Euro

Cillan Chan

10.11.2012

Philippines (Visayas) › Bohol Province › Nocnocan Island

Exceptional. very slender shape, EXCEPTIONAL, slightly dull dorsum still nice. October, 2012.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Luria isabella isabella

isabella isabella

28,12 mm

F+++/Gem

1,54 Euro

Cillan Chan

21.12.2012

La Reunion

Small water spot. Sand and coral 20m west coast, February 2012

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Luria isabella isabella

isabella isabella

36,45 mm

F++

1,54 Euro

Cillan Chan

21.12.2012

La Reunion

Growth scar and inclusion on dorsum. Sand and coral 20m west coast, February 2012

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isabellamexicana
Cypraeidae Cypraea Luria isabellamexicana isabellamexicana

i. isabellamexicana

37,5 mm

F++/Gem

29,19 Euro

Carlos M. Estevez › cecon14

05.09.2007

Mexico › Gulf of California (Sea of Cortez) › Isla Partida

6-8 feet under rubble.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Luria isabellamexicana isabellamexicana

i. isabellamexicana

25,06 mm

F+++

12,06 Euro

Jim Poyak › Maverick

25.02.2010

Panama › Canal de Afuera

Taken by diver at 2 -3 meters, under coral

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Luria isabellamexicana isabellamexicana

i. isabellamexicana

27 mm

Gem

22,50 Euro

Goncalo Rosa › www.atollseashells.com

02.01.2012

Panama › Cebaco Island

Dive at 14 mts. depth, under rocks. Coll. May 2010

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lurida
Cypraeidae Cypraea Luria lurida lurida

lurida lurida

36,1 mm

F++

14,52 Euro

Otto Borchert › bortektoo

15.01.2007

Italy

In holes among rocks

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Luria lurida pulchroides

lurida pulchroides

35,2 mm

F++/F+++

6,77 Euro

Koon Po Choo › opnook

05.12.2007

Cameroon (Gulf of Guinea) › Bota Island › West Coast of Limbe

Trawled by fisherman /// growthline at side

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lurida pulchroides 01

Cypraeidae Cypraea Luria lurida lurida

lurida lurida

30 mm

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9,00 Euro

Alexander Dechant › www.defoss.de

24.05.2009

Italy › Savona

2007, 35m

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Luria lurida pulchroides

lurida pulchroides

32,93 mm

F+++/Gem

16,00 Euro

Bianca Wittkowski › www.oceanzone.de

03.07.2009

Cameroon (Gulf of Guinea)

Nice dark color, minor scar in dorsum. 10m. May 2009

* Thank you for your help Riccardo

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Luria lurida pulchroides

lurida pulchroides

43 mm

n.a.

13,50 Euro

Alexander Dechant › www.defoss.de

10.08.2009

Cameroon (Gulf of Guinea)

10m on rock, May 2009

* Thank you for your help Riccardo

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Luria lurida lurida

lurida lurida

27 mm

n.a.

12,50 Euro

Alexander Dechant › www.defoss.de

09.10.2009

Italy › Savona

35m deep. 2007

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Luria lurida oceanica

lurida oceanica

29,11 mm

Fine

15,94 Euro

Cillan Chan

31.12.2009

St. Helena

Dull and growth scar in dorsum.

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lurida oceanica 01

Cypraeidae Cypraea Luria lurida pulchroides

lurida pulchroides

25,7 mm

F+++/Gem

13,34 Euro

Cillan Chan

24.06.2010

Equatorial Guinea › Mbini
Rio Muni, Punta Enviondo

Minor scar in dorsum. CUTE size. Under rocks at 2 meter depth. October 1966

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Luria lurida pulchroides

lurida pulchroides

23 mm

n.a.

12,00 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

08.11.2010

Cape Verde Islands › Sal Island
Fontana Bay (?)

Snorkelin at 1 m, under large rocks.

No. 297d: Luria lurida pulchroides f. minima... ...€ 12

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Luria lurida lurida

lurida lurida

45 mm

F++/Gem

9,34 Euro

Fabio Porfiri › cypshells

23.02.2012

Mediterranean Sea
No data, Mediterranean Sea is my estimation

DARK EXTENDED CALLOUS DEEP GREEN DORSUM LARGE

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Luria lurida lurida

lurida lurida

39 mm

n.a.

0,00 Euro

Fabio Porfiri › discus

23.11.2012

Italy › Lampedusa Island

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Geschenk

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pulchra
Cypraeidae Cypraea Luria pulchra pulchra

pulchra pulchra

41 mm

F+++

11,39 Euro

Shea T. O‘Neill › pacificnightdiver

25.02.2007

Somalia

Under rubble in 15m

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pulchra pulchra 01

Cypraeidae Cypraea Luria pulchra pulchra

pulchra pulchra

40 mm

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3,42 Euro

Andre Vie › vie1508

16.03.2008

Djibouti

1992

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Luria pulchra pulchra

pulchra pulchra

40 mm

Gem

15,00 Euro

Thomas Honker › ptomaria

07.05.2011

Oman › Muscat (Muskat, Masqat)

In finger coral at extreme low tide, snorkeling in shallow water, December 2003

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Luria pulchra pulchra

pulchra pulchra

41 mm

Gem

15,00 Euro

Thomas Honker › ptomaria

07.05.2011

Oman › Muscat (Muskat, Masqat)

In finger coral at extreme low tide, snorkeling in shallow water, December 2001

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Luria pulchra pulchra

pulchra pulchra

33 mm

F++

13,50 Euro

Goncalo Rosa › www.atollseashells.com

02.01.2012

Eritrea › Dahlak Archipelago
Dahlak Island

Intertidal, under rocks. Coll. 2000

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Luria pulchra pulchra

pulchra pulchra

49 mm

Not gem

15,80 Euro

Thomas Honker

25.10.2012

Oman › Muscat (Muskat, Masqat)

In finger coral at extreme low tide, snorkeling in shallow water, December of 2004. Not gem but extra dark specimen. There is a slight irregularity on the dorsum easier felt than seen.

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tessellata
Cypraeidae Cypraea Luria tessellata tessellata

tessellata tessellata

25 mm

Gem

65,00 Euro

Andreas Laabs-Rode › *gloriamaris*

28.02.2007

Hawaiian Islands › Oahu Island

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Luria tessellata tessellata

tessellata tessellata

29,1 mm

F+

4,00 Euro

Steve Aloha › *alohasteve50*

30.09.2007

Hawaiian Islands › Kauai Island

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Luria tessellata tessellata

tessellata tessellata

29,74 mm

F+++/Gem

> 100 Euro

Willy Van Damme › willykauri

05.07.2010

Hawaiian Islands › Oahu Island › Honolulu › Airport

By scuba diver during a night dive at 9 to 12 meters on Airport Reef. I see a near perfect shell. Just a tiny less glossy spot on base. Almost 30 mm of pure beauty in this hard to find tessellata with very dark checkers and a range of different colors.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Luria tessellata tessellata

tessellata tessellata

39,5 mm

F++/F+++

> 100 Euro

Rene Sänger › greys2004

16.10.2012

Hawaiian Islands › Oahu Island

Very beautiful luster. Gorgeous shell, very big size for the species, very fresh (2010). Very glossy, perfect base and extremities, despite a scar probably due to fish attack on the dorsum as shown on pictures, healed very nicely.

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