Genus

Lyncina (other)

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
aurantium
Cypraeidae Cypraea Lyncina (other) aurantium aurantium

aurantium aurantium

97 mm

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49,99 Euro

Tonja-Sarah Oberländer › conchylove

06.01.2007

Philippines
No data. My estimation Philippines

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aurantium aurantium 01

Cypraeidae Cypraea Lyncina (other) aurantium aurantium

aurantium aurantium

92,2 mm

F+++/Gem

75,00 Euro

Antonio S. dela Cruz › tonyshells

07.10.2008

Philippines (Palawan) › Culion Islands › Coron Island
Albay Gulf

LARGE!! NICE RED COLOUR!

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aurantium aurantium 02

Cypraeidae Cypraea Lyncina (other) aurantium aurantium

aurantium aurantium

96 mm

Gem

73,68 Euro

Egbert A. Pagobo › superseashells

07.07.2009

Philippines (Palawan)
see remarks

290 meters deep. Violet base. Super rare!!!

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

aurantium aurantium 03

Cypraeidae Cypraea Lyncina (other) aurantium aurantium

aurantium aurantium

89 mm

F++ high

60,00 Euro

Egbert A. Pagobo › superseashells

02.11.2009

Philippines (Palawan)
see remarks

290 meters deep

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

aurantium aurantium 04

Cypraeidae Cypraea Lyncina (other) aurantium aurantium

aurantium aurantium

89 mm

F++ high

22,26 Euro

Egbert A. Pagobo › superseashells

02.11.2009

Philippines (Palawan)
see remarks

290 meters deep

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

aurantium aurantium 05

Cypraeidae Cypraea Lyncina (other) aurantium aurantium

aurantium aurantium

93,93 mm

F+++/Gem

95,85 Euro

Cillan Chan

09.04.2010

Philippines (Mindanao) › Davao Region › Mati

Minor scars, made by true aurantium, additional fiber glass looks like a true one, true one may cost USD 5000+. Nice display, minor scar in dorsum.

HAND MADE

aurantium aurantium 06

 

Cypraeidae Cypraea Lyncina (other) aurantium aurantium

aurantium aurantium

94,3 mm

F++

> 100 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

22.08.2011

Marshall Islands › Kwajalein Atoll › Oceanside West

By diver at 35 m.

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aurantium aurantium 07

Cypraeidae Cypraea Lyncina (other) aurantium aurantium

aurantium aurantium

81 mm

F++/F+++

49,90 Euro

Rene Sänger › greys2004

31.01.2012

Fiji › Viti Levu Island
Viti Levi?

 

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aurantium aurantium 08

Cypraeidae Cypraea Lyncina (other) aurantium aurantium

aurantium aurantium

91,78 mm

F++

19,00 Euro

Cillan Chan

26.08.2012

Philippines (Mindanao) › Caraga Region › Surigao Region

RARE freak, dull dorsum with growth scar, still nice for study. From fishermen

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aurantium aurantium 09

Cypraeidae Cypraea Lyncina (other) aurantium aurantium

aurantium aurantium

82,21 mm

F+++

44,00 Euro

Cillan Chan

07.10.2012

Philippines (Mindanao) › Tawi-Tawi Island

Nice freak, growth scars on dorsum and margin.

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aurantium aurantium 10

broderipii
Cypraeidae Cypraea Lyncina (other) broderipii broderipii

broderipii broderipii

70 mm

F++

> 100 Euro

Hasan Kurtoglu › mayacim

19.12.2009

South Africa › KwaZulu-Natal › Park Rynie

Dived at 60m. 2007. THIS SPECIMEN FROM MY OWN COLLECTION IS VERY DECENT IN REGARDS OF FLAWS. HAS AN ATTRACTIVE ORANGE DORSUM WITH PINK LACUNAE. CREAM AND LIGHT BROWN LOWER MARGINS.

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broderipii broderipii 01

Cypraeidae Cypraea Lyncina (other) broderipii broderipii

broderipii broderipii

84,57 mm

F+++/Gem

73,03 Euro

Cillan Chan

09.04.2010

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

Slightly dull base, additional fiber glass made by Cypraea vitellus, nice for display. Now true one is USD3000+ but never rostrate.

HAND MADE

broderipii broderipii 02

 

Cypraeidae Cypraea Lyncina (other) broderipii broderipii

broderipii broderipii

76 mm

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89,99 Euro

Luca Magliaro › shellsfrombrasil

04.12.2011

Mozambique

One of the rarest shell!!! Rappresentative

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broderipii broderipii 03

Cypraeidae Cypraea Lyncina (other) broderipii broderipii

broderipii broderipii

77,3 mm

n.a.

> 100 Euro

Patrick Brock › patbrock

07.01.2012

Somalia › Mogadishu

Trawled

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broderipii broderipii 04

Cypraeidae Cypraea Lyncina (other) broderipii broderipii

broderipii broderipii

28 mm

see descr.

88,00 Euro

Alan D. Seccombe › cypraeaman

26.10.2012

South Africa › KwaZulu-Natal
Natal

Dead collected in sea cave in 37mm, representative

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broderipii broderipii 05

camelopardalis
Cypraeidae Cypraea Lyncina (other) camelopardalis camelopardalis

c. camelopardalis

49,3 mm

Gem

49,91 Euro

Otto Borchert › bortektoo

15.01.2007

Eritrea

Now very hard to come bye

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camelopardalis camelopardalis 01

Cypraeidae Cypraea Lyncina (other) camelopardalis camelopardalis

c. camelopardalis

58,1 mm

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> 100 Euro

Guido T. Poppe › www.conchology.be

05.03.2008

Egypt › Hurgada (Hughada)

Fine, none of the shells we could ever see were gem. Rare item.. Scuba. 1995. From Belgian collection

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camelopardalis camelopardalis 02

Cypraeidae Cypraea Lyncina (other) camelopardalis camelopardalis

c. camelopardalis

60 mm

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3,42 Euro

Andre Vie › vie1508

16.03.2008

Somalia

1992

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camelopardalis camelopardalis 03

Cypraeidae Cypraea Lyncina (other) camelopardalis camelopardalis

c. camelopardalis

52,5 mm

F++/Gem

26,51 Euro

Luca Curini › portaportese-2009

27.05.2009

Red Sea
No data. My estimation: Red Sea to Gulf of Aden

Da vecchia collezione. COLORE MOLTO SCURO. provenienza EGITTO

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camelopardalis camelopardalis 04

Cypraeidae Cypraea Lyncina (other) camelopardalis camelopardalis

c. camelopardalis

39,83 mm

F+++

7,50 Euro

Mike Hart

23.04.2010

Somalia
Sayise (?)

7m under coral slaps. October 2008. Minor scars in dorsum, SCARCE now

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camelopardalis camelopardalis 05

Cypraeidae Cypraea Lyncina (other) camelopardalis camelopardalis

c. camelopardalis

70,14 mm

F++/F+++

57,00 Euro

Cillan Chan

15.07.2012

Egypt › Safaga

RARE size over 70mm, growth scars and water spots on dorsum. On madreporas. April, 1995.

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camelopardalis camelopardalis 06

Cypraeidae Cypraea Lyncina (other) camelopardalis camelopardalis

c. camelopardalis

45,7 mm

F+++

45,00 Euro

Alexander Dechant › www.defoss.de

02.11.2012

Red Sea
Saudi Arabien

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camelopardalis camelopardalis 07

joycae
Cypraeidae Cypraea Lyncina (other) joycae joycae

joycae joycae

54 mm

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50,00 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

20.09.2007

Taiwan (South)

Dredged from 200m (80ies)

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joycae joycae 01

Cypraeidae Cypraea Lyncina (other) joycae joycae

joycae joycae

54 mm

F+++

> 100 Euro

Qicong Li › www.china-shell.com

19.10.2009

East China Sea

Trawled from East China Sea, deepth:120m

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joycae joycae 03

Cypraeidae Cypraea Lyncina (other) joycae joycae

joycae joycae

43 mm

n.a.

57,72 Euro

Qicong Li › www.china-shell.com

19.10.2009

East China Sea

Thin hull, trawled from East China Sea, deepth:120m

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joycae joycae 02

Cypraeidae Cypraea Lyncina (other) joycae joycae

joycae joycae

55 mm

F++

> 100 Euro

Zhang Rong Cai › zhenqishell

27.01.2010

East China Sea

Trawled in about 140m deep,from East China Sea, 01.2010

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joycae joycae 04

leucodon
Cypraeidae Cypraea Lyncina (other) leucodon leucodon

leucodon leucodon

83,7 mm

Gem

> 100 Euro

Alan D. Seccombe › cypraeaman

28.09.2007

Philippines (Visayas) › Cebu Province › Camotes Islands

From hookah divers, 50-100m, Dec. 2006

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leucodon leucodon 01

Cypraeidae Cypraea Lyncina (other) leucodon leucodon

leucodon leucodon

81,3 mm

Gem-

> 100 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

18.07.2009

Philippines (Visayas) › Bohol Province › Nocnocan Island

45-60 m, by compressor divers. Nice spotting, somewhat deformed side

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leucodon leucodon 02

Cypraeidae Cypraea Lyncina (other) leucodon leucodon

leucodon leucodon

77,8 mm

F++/Gem

> 100 Euro

Patrick Brock › patbrock

12.04.2010

Philippines (Visayas) › Visayan Sea

Growth line on the left margin and a slight roughness on the underside of the posterior canal. A dark and beautiful leucodon

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leucodon leucodon 03

lynx
Cypraeidae Cypraea Lyncina (other) lynx lynx

lynx lynx

54,8 mm

Gem

6,83 Euro

Otto Borchert › bortektoo

15.01.2007

Philippines

Among small rocks

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lynx lynx 01

Cypraeidae Cypraea Lyncina (other) lynx lynx

lynx lynx

60 mm

-

2,50 Euro

Gisela Müller › gisela9344

15.01.2007

Philippines (Palawan) › Balabac Islands

Von der Insel Balabac in 8m Tiefe getaucht; ein exquisites Paar in absolut hervorragender Erhaltung, außergewöhnliche und sehr seltene Farbe, ein Stück honig golden, das andere hell verschleiert, zusammen ein spektakulärer Anblick!

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lynx lynx 02

Cypraeidae Cypraea Lyncina (other) lynx lynx

lynx lynx

55 mm

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2,50 Euro

Gisela Müller › gisela9344

15.01.2007

Philippines (Palawan) › Balabac Islands

Von der Insel Balabac in 8m Tiefe getaucht; ein exquisites Paar in absolut hervorragender Erhaltung, außergewöhnliche und sehr seltene Farbe, ein Stück honig golden, das andere hell verschleiert, zusammen ein spektakulärer Anblick!

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lynx lynx 03

Cypraeidae Cypraea Lyncina (other) lynx lynx

lynx lynx

29,6 mm

selected

3,00 Euro

Guido T. Poppe › www.conchology.be

16.01.2007

Philippines (Luzon) › Masbate Island

Special Color /// 25 m deep in giant barnacles. December 2004.

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lynx lynx 04

Cypraeidae Cypraea Lyncina (other) lynx lynx

lynx lynx

40,7 mm

F+++

1,54 Euro

Richard Saing › *philippine-shells*

19.02.2007

Philippines (Visayas) › Bohol Province › Bohol Island

Dived at about 2 to 5 meters deep

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lynx lynx 05

Cypraeidae Cypraea Lyncina (other) lynx lynx

lynx lynx

47 mm

F++

5,40 Euro

Goncalo Rosa › www.atollseashells.com

08.06.2009

Israel › Gulf of Aqaba (Red Sea)

snorkeling at 2 m, under stones, Jan. 2007

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lynx lynx 06

Cypraeidae Cypraea Lyncina (other) lynx lynx

lynx lynx

32 mm

n.a.

28,78 Euro

Cillan Chan

28.08.2009

Philippines (Palawan)

From Fisherman, August 2009.

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lynx lynx 08

Cypraeidae Cypraea Lyncina (other) lynx lynx

lynx lynx

72 mm

n.a.

37,40 Euro

Cillan Chan

28.08.2009

Philippines (Palawan)

From Fisherman, August 2009.

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lynx lynx 07

Cypraeidae Cypraea Lyncina (other) lynx lynx

lynx lynx

28,22 mm

F+++/Gem

3,00 Euro

Cillan Chan

23.04.2010

Philippines (Visayas) › Samar Island

Minor scars, slighty young, AWESOME. From fishermen. April, 2010.

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lynx lynx 09

Cypraeidae Cypraea Lyncina (other) lynx lynx

lynx lynx

57,34 mm

F+++/Gem

8,34 Euro

Cillan Chan

24.06.2010

Philippines (Palawan)

UNUSUAL orange base. SUPERB specimen, healed inclusion in dorsum. From fishermen. June 2010

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lynx lynx 10

Cypraeidae Cypraea Lyncina (other) lynx lynx

lynx lynx

39 mm

F

30,00 Euro

Brian Hayes › ALGOABAY

26.08.2010

New Caledonia › Noumea

Dived on reef at 15m. F. Has some dorsal damage... naturally glossed over my animal. Rare in this rostration. (AA)

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lynx lynx 11

Cypraeidae Cypraea Lyncina (other) lynx lynx

lynx lynx

40 mm

F+++

2,00 Euro

Quynh Gick › schneckengirl74

06.12.2010

Vietnam › Ly Son Island

5-15m

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lynx lynx 12

Cypraeidae Cypraea Lyncina (other) lynx lynx

lynx lynx

41,3 mm

F+++

2,00 Euro

Quynh Gick › schneckengirl74

06.12.2010

Vietnam › Ly Son Island

5-15m

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lynx lynx 13

Cypraeidae Cypraea Lyncina (other) lynx lynx

lynx lynx

40,5 mm

Gem

7,50 Euro

Antonio S. dela Cruz › tonyshells

13.07.2011

Philippines (Visayas) › Samar Island

Exceptional pattern. Collected by local fishermen by nets off Samar Island, Philippines, on January 2011

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lynx lynx 14

Cypraeidae Cypraea Lyncina (other) lynx lynx

lynx lynx

33 mm

n.a.

0,00 Euro

T.C. Luu › mistery-under-sea

13.07.2011

Vietnam › Nha Trang

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Geschenk

lynx lynx 15

Cypraeidae Cypraea Lyncina (other) lynx lynx

lynx lynx

24 mm

Gem

2,99 Euro

Fabio Porfiri › cypshells

23.02.2012

Guam Island

interesting local form

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lynx lynx 16

lynx lynx

62,18 mm

F+++/Gem

6,00 Euro

Cillan Chan

29.07.2012

Philippines (Mindanao) › Zamboanga Peninsula

AWESOME, beautiful dark specimen, small water spots not harm the beauty. From fishermen. July, 2012.

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lynx lynx 17

Cypraeidae Cypraea Lyncina (other) lynx lynx

lynx lynx

20,45 mm

F+++/Gem

8,00 Euro

Cillan Chan

12.08.2012

Philippines (Mindanao) › Zamboanga Peninsula

UNCOMMON size, minor scar on dorsum. SUPERB dwarf. From fishermen. July, 2012.

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lynx lynx 18

Cypraeidae Cypraea Lyncina (other) lynx lynx

lynx lynx

28,32 mm

F+++

4,70 Euro

Cillan Chan

26.08.2012

Philippines (Visayas) › Cebu Province › Olango Island

Nice golden subfossil, slightly dull surface still nice. From fishermen. July, 2012.

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lynx lynx 19

 

Cypraeidae Cypraea Lyncina (other) lynx lynx

lynx lynx

46 mm

F+++/Gem

6,15 Euro

Cillan Chan

21.12.2012

Philippines (Visayas) › Cebu Province › Olango Island

Very blue with fully marginal black spots, minor scar still SUPERB. From fishermen. December, 2012.

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lynx lynx 20

Cypraeidae Cypraea Lyncina (other) lynx lynx

lynx lynx

44,42 mm

F+++/Gem

3,00 Euro

Cillan Chan

04.01.2013

Philippines (Mindanao) › Zamboanga Peninsula

Nice pattern and orange base, minor scar on dorsum, tiny water spot in base. From fishermen. December, 2012

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lynx lynx 21

nivosa
Cypraeidae Cypraea Lyncina (other) nivosa nivosa

nivosa nivosa

54 mm

F++

24,31 Euro

Shea T. O‘Neill › pacificnightdiver

25.02.2007

Thailand (Andaman Sea) › Phuket Island

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nivosa nivosa 01

Cypraeidae Cypraea Lyncina (other) nivosa nivosa

nivosa nivosa

44 mm

Gem-

39,58 Euro

Fabio Porfiri › cypshells

05.01.2008

Myanmar

DWARF, GREAT PATTERN

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nivosa nivosa 02

Cypraeidae Cypraea Lyncina (other) nivosa nivosa

nivosa nivosa

55,2 mm

F++/+

15,50 Euro

Annie Alberro › croidusudcoquillage

16.12.2009

Myanmar

Névitables traces pour cette espèce difficile. Fraiche, péchée vivante en novembre 2007

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nivosa nivosa 03

Cypraeidae Cypraea Lyncina (other) nivosa nivosa

nivosa nivosa

39 mm

n.a.

20,00 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

08.11.2010

India (Maharashtra) › Rathna Giri (Rathnagiri)

Snorkeling in 2-3 m under coral slabs.

No. 362b: Lyncina nivosa ssp.... ...€ 20

nivosa nivosa 04

Cypraeidae Cypraea Lyncina (other) nivosa nivosa

nivosa nivosa

52,8 mm

n.a.

8,92 Euro

Kobkieat Saechew › thaiseashell

12.11.2010

Thailand (Andaman Sea) › Phuket Island › Racha Islands

Trawled at 60-120 meters from Racha Islands. DARK Color , With growth line on dorsum , Live Taken 10-2010

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nivosa nivosa 05

Cypraeidae Cypraea Lyncina (other) nivosa nivosa

nivosa nivosa

44,98 mm

F+++/Gem

13,12 Euro

Cillan Chan

26.03.2011

Thailand (Andaman Sea) › Ranong

Slightly dull base, minor scar in upper dorsum. SCARCE now. From the prawn trawlers. January, 2008.

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nivosa nivosa 06

Cypraeidae Cypraea Lyncina (other) nivosa nivosa

nivosa nivosa

47,8 mm

n.a.

16,00 Euro

Alexander Dechant › www.defoss.de

18.06.2011

Thailand (Andaman Sea) › Phuket Island › Racha Islands

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nivosa nivosa 07

porteri
Cypraeidae Cypraea Lyncina (other) porteri porteri

porteri porteri

46,4 mm

Gem

> 100 Euro

Otto Borchert › bortektoo

06.09.2007

Philippines

Among coral slaps. This auction is for a gem shell from the Philippines. deep color hard to find and special.Exceptional specimen

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porteri porteri 01

Cypraeidae Cypraea Lyncina (other) porteri porteri

porteri porteri

51,8 mm

F+++/Gem

> 100 Euro

Philippe Guyot-Sionnest › olpor

12.02.2008

Philippines

Superbe porcelaine, mature et lourde

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porteri porteri 02

Cypraeidae Cypraea Lyncina (other) porteri porteri

porteri porteri

51 mm

F++

93,75 Euro

Wolfgang Proestler › boholshells

12.12.2008

Philippines (Mindanao) › Davao Region › Talikud Island

Growth marks, tiny drill hole in base

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porteri porteri 04

Cypraeidae Cypraea Lyncina (other) porteri porteri

porteri porteri

47,4 mm

Gem

> 100 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

18.07.2009

Philippines (Mindanao) › Davao Region › Balut Island

By tangle net off 110m. Lovely inflated with dark sides and blue halo around dorsum

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porteri porteri 03

Cypraeidae Cypraea Lyncina (other) porteri porteri

porteri porteri

47,57 mm

F+++

> 100 Euro

Jean-Luc Rosselin › rosselin2007

03.08.2009

Philippines (Mindanao)
No data. My estimation: Mindanao

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porteri porteri 06

Cypraeidae Cypraea Lyncina (other) porteri porteri

porteri porteri

46 mm

F++ high

> 100 Euro

Max Evans › fincormax

08.08.2009

Philippines (Mindanao) › Davao Region › Balut Island

200m. Big dark cosmic dorsal spots are displayed. Darker dorsal pigmentation compared with the typical form. Large size and globular dorsal structure. Consistent orange pigmented base. Calloused laterals. Very smooth and glossy dorsal texture. A scar on the central dorsum and a few tiny watermarks on different parts of the dorsum prevented it from becoming GEM.

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porteri porteri 05

Cypraeidae Cypraea Lyncina (other) porteri porteri

porteri porteri

50 mm

n.a

76,02 Euro

Cillan Chan

27.11.2009

Philippines (Mindanao) › Davao Region › Balut Island

Tangle nets 200 fathom, November 2009

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porteri porteri 07

ventriculus
Cypraeidae Cypraea Lyncina (other) ventriculus ventriculus

ventriculus ventriculus

55 mm

F++

9,88 Euro

Shea T. O‘Neill › pacificnightdiver

25.02.2007

Northern Mariana Islands › Saipan

Along cliff line in 40f at night

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ventriculus ventriculus 01

Cypraeidae Cypraea Lyncina (other) ventriculus ventriculus

ventriculus ventriculus

54,4 mm

F++/F+++

18,50 Euro

? › palaone

12.10.2008

Philippines (Visayas) › Samar Island
Guian (?)

Taken by divers

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ventriculus ventriculus 02

Cypraeidae Cypraea Lyncina (other) ventriculus ventriculus

ventriculus ventriculus

57 mm

-

25,00 Euro

Alexander Dechant › www.defoss.de

24.05.2009

Tuamotu Archipelago

2006

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ventriculus ventriculus 03

Cypraeidae Cypraea Lyncina (other) ventriculus ventriculus

ventriculus ventriculus

50,2 mm

F+++/Gem

5,63 Euro

Cillan Chan

22.04.2011

Philippines (Visayas) › Samar Island

Minor scars in dorsum, dark pattern. From fishermen 10-20m. April, 2011.

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ventriculus ventriculus 04

Cypraeidae Cypraea Lyncina (other) ventriculus ventriculus

ventriculus ventriculus

44,2 mm

n.a.

18,50 Euro

Alexander Dechant › www.defoss.de

18.06.2011

Philippines (Visayas) › Samar Island

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ventriculus ventriculus 05

Cypraeidae Cypraea Lyncina (other) ventriculus ventriculus

ventriculus ventriculus

59,82 mm

F+++/Gem

25,10 Euro

Cillan Chan

09.09.2012

Philippines (Visayas) › Samar Island

GIANT. minor scars and slightly dull dorsum still SUPERB. RARE size near 60mm. From fishermen 10-20m. August, 2012

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ventriculus ventriculus 06

vitellus
Cypraeidae Cypraea Lyncina (other) vitellus vitellus

vitellus vitellus

53 mm

-

2,50 Euro

Hans-Georg Eggers › gruenerkurt

09.01.2007

No data

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vitellus vitellus 01

Cypraeidae Cypraea Lyncina (other) vitellus vitellus

vitellus vitellus

59 mm

F++/Gem

7,00 Euro

Luciano Petruccioli › bealsi

21.01.2007

Samoan Islands

Very nice shell, haevy and very good color and pattern,lookslike a rostred specimen, taken Samoa Isl.- from old collection

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vitellus vitellus 02

Cypraeidae Cypraea Lyncina (other) vitellus vitellus

vitellus vitellus

41 mm

F+++

2,16 Euro

Max Evans › fincormax

25.01.2007

Philippines (Visayas) › Negros Island

10m /// Clear, vivid, and few white spots on a dark brown background. PURPLE color on both lateral margins down to the base. Near GEM quality. Caught from Negros Island, Philippines.

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vitellus vitellus 03

Cypraeidae Cypraea Lyncina (other) vitellus vitellus

vitellus vitellus

38,5 mm

-

0,00 Euro

? › ?

01.01.2008

Madagascar › Taolagnaro › Fort Dauphin
Towa Guaro (?)

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Geschenk

vitellus vitellus 11

Cypraeidae Cypraea Lyncina (other) vitellus vitellus

vitellus vitellus

57,9 mm

selected

4,00 Euro

Guido T. Poppe › www.conchology.be

02.01.2008

Philippines (Luzon) › Masbate Island

Collected from local fisherman. 2006

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Lyncina (other) vitellus vitellus

vitellus vitellus

56,7 mm

selected

4,00 Euro

Guido T. Poppe › www.conchology.be

02.01.2008

Philippines (Visayas) › Leyte Island › Biliran Island

Collected from local fisherman. - Guphil I- 2006

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Lyncina (other) vitellus vitellus

vitellus vitellus

52 mm

Gem

14,07 Euro

Elisa Guardiani › lisandlor

02.02.2008

Marshall Islands › Kwajalein Atoll

Lyncina vitellus polynesiae ... Callous,heavy, bumpy specimen, with dark contrating sides and a somewhat pyriform outline

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Lyncina (other) vitellus vitellus

vitellus vitellus

56 mm

F++/F+++

1,80 Euro

Xavier Pallarols › xavishells

02.10.2008

Philippines (Visayas) › Bohol Province › Bohol Island

Collected by diver, 15-20m deep. 2006

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Lyncina (other) vitellus vitellus

vitellus vitellus

37 mm

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1,90 Euro

Daniel Price › wasatchemporium

02.10.2008

No data

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Lyncina (other) vitellus vitellus

vitellus vitellus

60 mm

F++/Gem

39,00 Euro

Antonio S. dela Cruz › tonyshells

07.10.2008

Philippines (Luzon) › Luzon Island › Manila Bay

Spotless dorsum

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Lyncina (other) vitellus vitellus

vitellus vitellus

60 mm

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6,00 Euro

Alexander Dechant › www.defoss.de

24.05.2009

No data

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Lyncina (other) vitellus vitellus

vitellus vitellus

32 mm

Gem

38,00 Euro

Fulvio Ferraiolo › www.shelldimension.com

27.06.2009

Malaysia › Borneo › Sabah › Kalapuan Island

BUMPY EXTRA MULTISPOTTED! Live Taken. From Local Fisherman. March 2007

Hawaii oder Malaysia??

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Lyncina (other) vitellus vitellus

vitellus vitellus

49 mm

n.a.

33,94 Euro

Cillan Chan

03.02.2010

Philippines (Palawan)

From fisherman. January 2010

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Lyncina (other) vitellus vitellus

vitellus vitellus

47,79 mm

F+++/Gem

4,59 Euro

Cillan Chan

27.03.2010

Philippines (Mindanao) › Davao Region › Balut Island

Deep water form. RARE, like a ball, for specialist, slightly young and minor scar, still a nice specimen for study. Tangle nets in 100-150 m. September, 2006.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Lyncina (other) vitellus vitellus

vitellus vitellus

55,47 mm

F+++

13,35 Euro

Cillan Chan

22.05.2010

Philippines (Palawan) › Balabac Islands › Balabac Island

Growth scar in margin, UNCOMMON shape.From fishermen. May, 2010.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Lyncina (other) vitellus vitellus

vitellus vitellus

60,5 mm

Gem

24,04 Euro

Randy Bridges › www.rbridges.com

01.06.2010

Fiji › Viti Levu Island › Vuda
Reef

Collected on reef in 10-15 meters. Large, dark specimen from the eastern limit for the Polynesian race. Outstanding quality and beauty.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Lyncina (other) vitellus vitellus

vitellus vitellus

60 mm

n.a.

10,00 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

08.11.2010

Australia (QLD) › Brisbane Bay › Myora Reef

Intertidally.

No. 508: Lyncina vitellus f. orcina... ...€ 10

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Lyncina (other) vitellus vitellus

vitellus vitellus

53,3 mm

f++

10,00 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

08.11.2010

Japan (Kanto) › Chiba

by local diver at 6-8 m.

No. 505h: Lyncina vitellus vitellus... ...€ 10

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Lyncina (other) vitellus vitellus

vitellus vitellus

58,5 mm

F+++

8,41 Euro

Celeste C. Escarda › seacelcape

05.12.2010

Philippines (Luzon) › Tayabas Bay

Exceptional cypraea vitellus 58.5 mm cream overcast F+++ !!!!!like a cloudy form on top found in July 2010 in Tayabas bay North Philippines !!!by net from 15 meters deep!!!

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Lyncina (other) vitellus vitellus

vitellus vitellus

61,5 mm

F++

6,09 Euro

Celeste C. Escarda › seacelcape

05.12.2010

Philippines (Luzon) › Tayabas Bay

Exceptional CYPRAEA vitellus 61.5 mm f++/F+++ nice nice color &pattern THICK AND HEAVY .. fresh and live taken .. on November 2010 in Tayabas bay North Philippines !!! by net from 15 meters deep!!!

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Lyncina (other) vitellus vitellus

vitellus vitellus

46,5 mm

Gem

11,96 Euro

Celeste C. Escarda › seacelcape

05.12.2010

Philippines (Luzon) › Tayabas Bay

Exceptional CYPRAEA VITELLUS 46 .5 mm GEM , DARK BODY all over ,Purple base nice clear spot ...THICK AND HEAVY NICE color and pattern. fresh and live taken .. on November 2010 in Tayabas bay North Philippines !!! by net from 15 meters deep!!!

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Lyncina (other) vitellus vitellus

vitellus vitellus

40,2 mm

Gem

3,47 Euro

Celeste C. Escarda › seacelcape

05.12.2010

Philippines (Luzon) › Pagbilao Bay

Exceptional cypraea vitellus 40.2 mm gem nice spot, dark form!! purple base ....!live taken fresh ..found in pagbilao bay Quezon Province , North Philippines on Novemeber 2010 by net from 10-15 meters deep!!!

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Lyncina (other) vitellus vitellus

vitellus vitellus

32 mm

F+++

1,67 Euro

Quynh Gick › schneckengirl74

06.12.2010

Vietnam › Ly Son Island

5-15m

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Lyncina (other) vitellus vitellus

vitellus vitellus

39,2 mm

F+++

1,67 Euro

Quynh Gick › schneckengirl74

06.12.2010

Vietnam › Ly Son Island

5-15m

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Lyncina (other) vitellus vitellus

vitellus vitellus

46,3 mm

F+++

1,67 Euro

Quynh Gick › schneckengirl74

06.12.2010

Vietnam › Ly Son Island

5-15m

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Lyncina (other) vitellus vitellus

vitellus vitellus

81,92 mm

F+

16,03 Euro

Cillan Chan

26.03.2011

Philippines (Mindanao) › Zamboanga Peninsula

VERY RARE size, crack, growth scars and inclusion in dorsum, display well. From fishermen. March, 2011.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Lyncina (other) vitellus vitellus

vitellus vitellus

56,92 mm

F+++

2,88 Euro

Cillan Chan

21.06.2011

Philippines (Palawan)

EXCEPTIONAL specimen, very slender shape, small scars and water spots on dorsum, small attempted drill in upper base. From fishermen. June, 2011.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Lyncina (other) vitellus vitellus

vitellus vitellus

40,92 mm

F+++/Gem

21,44 Euro

Cillan Chan

30.07.2011

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

Oslob deep water form. RARE locality and form, healed inclusion, lines under glossy still nice. Tangle net 50-100m. July, 2011.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Lyncina (other) vitellus vitellus

vitellus vitellus

23,92 mm

F+++/Gem

10,41 Euro

Cillan Chan

08.02.2012

Philippines (Visayas) › Bohol Province › Nocnocan Island

CUTE and dark pattern, small inclusion in margin. January, 2012.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Lyncina (other) vitellus vitellus

vitellus vitellus

50,61 mm

F+++

4,70 Euro

Cillan Chan

03.06.2012

Philippines (Palawan) › Balabac Islands › Balabac Island

Growth scars and inclusion on dorsum, nice deform. From hookah divers. May, 2012.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Lyncina (other) vitellus vitellus

vitellus vitellus

42,82 mm

F+++/Gem

6,00 Euro

Cillan Chan

03.06.2012

Philippines (Mindanao) › Zamboanga Peninsula

AWESOME, minor stress lines on dorsum. From fishermen. May, 2012.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Lyncina (other) vitellus vitellus

vitellus vitellus

60,1 mm

F+++/Gem

9,40 Euro

Cillan Chan

17.06.2012

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

Deep water form. RARE form, slightly dull dorsum still nice. Tangle net 100-200m. May, 2012.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Lyncina (other) vitellus vitellus

vitellus vitellus

58,3 mm

Gem-

5,00 Euro

Remy Devorsine › Remy

30.08.2012

Australia (QLD) › Brisbane Bay › Myora Reef

Unusual dark sides. From Myora reef, Stadebroke isl, Qld. Myora reef is now a marine reserve where shelling is no more permitted.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Lyncina (other) vitellus vitellus

vitellus vitellus

57,8 mm

F+++/Gem

4,70 Euro

Cillan Chan

09.09.2012

Philippines (Visayas) › Negros Island

Callus. Nice form. UNCOMMON, slightly dull and inclusion on dorsum. From fishermen. August, 2012

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Lyncina (other) vitellus vitellus

vitellus vitellus

30,79 mm

Gem

6,30 Euro

Cillan Chan

23.09.2012

Philippines (Mindanao) › Zamboanga Peninsula

SUPERB. Very dark margin. SUPERB specimen. CUTE. From fishermen. September, 2012.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Lyncina (other) vitellus vitellus

vitellus vitellus

58 mm

F++/F+++

65,00 Euro

Fabio Porfiri › cypshells

12.10.2012

Somalia › Merca (Merka, Marka)

UNIQUE!!! Old collection

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vitellus vitellus

52,7 mm

F+++/Gem

5,86 Euro

Cillan Chan

02.02.2013

Philippines (Visayas) › Cebu Province › Bantayan Island

nice overglaze dorsum, healed small scar on upper dorsum. Diver 10-20m. January, 2013

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