Genus

Notocypraea

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
angustata
Cypraeidae Cypraea Notocypraea angustata angustata

angustata angustata

27 mm

F++

7,68 Euro

Lyle K. Therriault › carolinasheller

21.01.2007

Australia (SA) › Port MacDonnell

Diver 1-5m under rock slaps. This is a very nice specimen Cypraea angustata specimen, endemic to Australia. It has a beautiful dark apricot colored dorsum with heavily spotted margins and nearly black terminal ends. It measures 27mm and is F++ for the species. A+ color and or pattern on dorsum and margins, get this one while you can! Super pretty specimen.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Notocypraea angustata angustata

angustata angustata

27,7 mm

Gem

3,61 Euro

Anthony St. John › conepoint

06.11.2007

Australia (Victoria) › Port Fairy

The shell was collected at Port Fairy, Victoria in January, 1971. Taken from under debris associated with sea grass. Dived up from 10 metres. THE SHELL IS SOMEWHAT FREAKISH. IT HAS TWO SPIRAL RIDGES wHICH HAVE FORMED ACROSS THE DORSUM

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Notocypraea angustata angustata

angustata angustata

29,95 mm

F+++

11,68 Euro

Mike Hart

22.05.2010

Australia (SA) › Port MacDonnell

Dark and big, growth scars in dorsum. Under rocks in 10m

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Notocypraea angustata angustata

angustata angustata

24,7 mm

F+/Gem

17,17 Euro

Randy Bridges › www.rbridges.com

01.06.2010

Australia (SA) › Port MacDonnell

Under rocks on reef in 2-3 meters. Nice, live collected specimen, hard to get.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Notocypraea angustata angustata

angustata angustata

24 mm

gem

35,00 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

08.11.2010

Australia (SA) › Port MacDonnell

Under granite bolders at 5-8 m.

No. 20d: Notocypraea angustata... ...€ 35

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Notocypraea angustata angustata

angustata angustata

27,1 mm

F++/F+++

8,00 Euro

George Sangiouloglou › George

24.02.2011

Australia (SA) › Port MacDonnell › Lighthouse Reef

Very beautiful uncommon pale form. Dorsum cream color. Margins and base cream/white color with brown and beige spots. Has slightly irregularities and micro defects doesn´t detract from it´s overall beauty. Found on reef at 4 m. on reef under rocks. 2010

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Notocypraea angustata angustata

angustata angustata

26,33 mm

F+++/Gem

7,46 Euro

Mike Hart

26.02.2011

Australia (SA) › Port MacDonnell

Minor scar in dorsum. RARE now. Under rocks in 10m

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Notocypraea angustata angustata

angustata angustata

27 mm

F+

9,00 Euro

Werner Massier › Airco

15.04.2012

Australia (SA) › Port MacDonnell

Bulbous shell; beige dorsum; heavily spotted margins. At low tide on reef under rock.

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comptonii
Cypraeidae Cypraea Notocypraea comptonii comptonii

comptonii comptonii

22,5 mm

Gem

7,59 Euro

Shea T. O‘Neill › pacificnightdiver

25.02.2007

Australia (WA) › Eucla

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Notocypraea comptonii mayi

comptonii mayi

25 mm

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39,86 Euro

Hugh Morrison › www.seashells.net.au

15.09.2007

Australia (SA) › Port MacDonnell

under granite rocks on shallow reef, 1-2 Meter

* I have bought subcarnea and got this comptonii. Wrong data dicovered by Riccardo. (mayi problem)

subcarnea subcarnea 01

Cypraeidae Cypraea Notocypraea comptonii comptonii

comptonii comptonii

25 mm

Gem

27,50 Euro

Gisela Müller › gisela9344

27.09.2007

Australia (WA) › Esperance

Getaucht bei Nacht in 8m Tiefe, Esperance, West Australien. Feine Pfirsichfarbe und schöne Tupfen am Kallus, GEM und sehr groß und mit hohem Rücken, ein Exemplar der Kategorie Extra, herrliche Farbe, voll ausgewachsen.

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comptonii comptonii 02

Cypraeidae Cypraea Notocypraea comptonii comptonii

comptonii comptonii

22,1 mm

Gem

4,60 Euro

Fabio Porfiri › cypshells

06.05.2009

Australia (WA) › Albany

Diver collected at night 3 to 6m amongst large boulders crawling on sponge. Remarks DEEP ORANGE !!! EXTRA !

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Notocypraea comptonii comptonii

comptonii comptonii

20 mm

Gem

9,02 Euro

Anita Fromm › rainbow30_1

02.06.2009

Australia (WA) › Esperance

5-10m, Das abgebildete Stück ist 20 mm groß und hat eine kräftige Färbung mit hohem Glanz!! Zudem ist die Schale in absolutem GEM-Zustand und hat nicht die geringste Beschädigung oder Beeinträchtigung!!!

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Notocypraea comptonii comptonii

comptonii comptonii

21 mm

F++

18,00 Euro

Goncalo Rosa › www.atollseashells.com

08.06.2009

Australia (WA) › Eucla

By commercial abalone diver, under rock slaps on inshore reef platforms, May 2000

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Notocypraea comptonii mayi

comptonii mayi

23,5 mm

F++/F+++

18,75 Euro

Bianca Wittkowski › www.oceanzone.de

11.01.2010

Australia (SA)

Taken by diver. Small growth scar in dorsum

(mayi problem)

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Notocypraea comptonii comptonii

comptonii comptonii

22,1 mm

F+++

3,99 Euro

Gabriele Di Tanna › concyept

15.01.2010

Australia › Great Australia Bight (WA)
No data, location estimatet

Nice color, very minor stress line. From old collection

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Notocypraea comptonii comptonii

comptonii comptonii

24,5 mm

n.a.

35,00 Euro

Michael Lyons

25.02.2010

Australia (Victoria) › Flinders

From beneath slit covered rocks ini 1 meter of water. 18.12.2009

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Notocypraea comptonii comptonii

comptonii comptonii

22 mm

n.a.

35,00 Euro

Michael Lyons

25.02.2010

Australia (Victoria) › Flinders

From beneath slit covered rocks ini 1 meter of water. 18.12.2009

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Notocypraea comptonii comptonii

comptonii comptonii

20,5 mm

n.a.

7,00 Euro

Michael Lyons

25.02.2010

Australia (Victoria) › Port Franklin › Portsea

By diver at night from reef in 7 meters of water. 03.12.2008

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Notocypraea comptonii comptonii

comptonii comptonii

20 mm

n.a.

7,00 Euro

Michael Lyons

25.02.2010

Australia (Victoria) › Port Franklin › Portsea

By diver at night from reef in 7 meters of water. 03.12.2008

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Notocypraea comptonii comptonii

comptonii comptonii

22,3 mm

F++

17,07 Euro

Douglas Thorn › peristicta

11.03.2010

Australia › Bass Strait (Tasmania)

Minor marks. Trawled

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Notocypraea comptonii mayi

comptonii mayi

24,8 mm

n.a

22,00 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

26.02.2011

Australia (Victoria) › Port Fairy

Under granite rocks among sponges. 6-8 m.

comptonii mayi 01

Cypraeidae Cypraea Notocypraea comptonii comptonii

comptonii comptonii

16,3 mm

Gem

18,00 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

22.08.2011

Australia (WA) › Esperance › Jetty

Among sponges on pylons. At 6-10 m at night

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Notocypraea comptonii comptonii

comptonii comptonii

24,4 mm

n.a.

14,52 Euro

Otto Borchert › bortektoo

10.01.2013

Australia

Under small stones and coral rubble. Freshly arrived and a most lovely specimen

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declivis
Cypraeidae Cypraea Notocypraea declivis declivis

declivis declivis

22,4 mm

Fine +

22,56 Euro

David Sharpe › bestshells

16.03.2007

Australia

Taken on coral reef. 5m

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declivis declivis 01

Cypraeidae Cypraea Notocypraea declivis declivis

declivis declivis

26 mm

good

8,00 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

04.11.2009

Australia (Victoria) › Port Fairy

Intertidally under rocks

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declivis declivis 02

Cypraeidae Cypraea Notocypraea declivis declivis

declivis declivis

23 mm

n.a.

50,00 Euro

Michael Lyons

25.02.2010

Australia (SA) › Racecourse Bay
near Port MacDonnell

Unspotted. From beneath rocks on weed covered reef in 2 meters of water. 17.01.2008

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Notocypraea declivis declivis

declivis declivis

22 mm

Gem

32,93 Euro

Randy L. Allamand › rallamand

07.11.2010

Australia (SA) › Port MacDonnell

Found under rocks at low tide

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Notocypraea declivis declivis

declivis declivis

21,9 mm

gem-

> 100 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

08.11.2010

Australia (Tasmania) › Port Arthur
Safety Cove?

Diving among rocks at 8-10m (by FL 2006)

No. 149d: Notocypraea declivis var.... ...€ 150

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Notocypraea declivis declivis

declivis declivis

24,6 mm

Gem

42,34 Euro

Randy Bridges › www.rbridges.com

07.12.2010

Australia (Victoria) › Port Fairy

At 3-5 meters in reef rubble

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Notocypraea declivis declivis

declivis declivis

25,32 mm

F+++/Gem

23,88 Euro

Mike Hart

26.02.2011

Australia (SA) › Port MacDonnell

Minor scar in dorsum. 5m nder rock slabs.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Notocypraea declivis declivis

declivis declivis

21,21 mm

F+++

15,38 Euro

Mike Hart

10.11.2012

Australia (SA) › Port MacDonnell

5m under rock slabs. Minor scars on dorsum, slightly dull base. RARE now

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piperita
Cypraeidae Cypraea Notocypraea piperita piperita

piperita piperita

23,7 mm

selected

10,76 Euro

Guido T. Poppe › www.conchology.be

28.02.2007

Australia (SA) › Streaky Bay › Yanerbie

Found under rocks, in reef. Taken during low tide

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piperita piperita 01

Cypraeidae Cypraea Notocypraea piperita piperita

piperita piperita

18 mm

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25,36 Euro

Hugh Morrison › www.seashells.net.au

15.09.2007

Australia (WA) › Esperance
south coast

From stomach of fish, 80-100 m

** I have bought dissecta and got piperita. Wrong data dicovered by Riccardo. Discussed here: http://cowryforum.bboard.de/board/ftopic-41123903nx25725-258.html

dissecta dissecta 01

Cypraeidae Cypraea Notocypraea piperita piperita

piperita piperita

20,5 mm

selected

10,16 Euro

Robert Marchiselli › florida_shell_co

11.10.2009

Australia (SA) (West Coast)

Outside edge of reef, low tide

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piperita piperita 02

Cypraeidae Cypraea Notocypraea piperita occidentalis

piperita occidentalis

21,39 mm

F+++/Gem

20,29 Euro

Mike Hart

31.12.2009

Australia (WA) › Margaret River

Minor inclusion in base

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piperita occidentalis 01

Cypraeidae Cypraea Notocypraea piperita piperita

piperita piperita

27 mm

n.a.

10,00 Euro

Michael Lyons

25.02.2010

Australia (Victoria) › Port Franklin › Portsea

By diver at night from beneath rubble in 5 meters of water. 28.05.2008

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Notocypraea piperita piperita

piperita piperita

17,5 mm

n.a.

0,00 Euro

Michael Lyons

25.02.2010

Australia (Victoria) › Port Franklin › Portsea

By diver at night from beneath rubble in 5 meters of water. 28.05.2008

Geschenk. Thank you Michael

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Notocypraea piperita piperita

piperita piperita

24 mm

n.a.

10,00 Euro

Michael Lyons

25.02.2010

Australia (Victoria) › Port Franklin › Portsea

By diver at night from beneath rubble in 5 meters of water. 09.12.2008

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Notocypraea piperita piperita

piperita piperita

21,42 mm

F+++

3,77 Euro

Cillan Chan

27.02.2010

Australia (SA) › Streaky Bay

Dark pattern, minor scar in dorsum. Found on reef at tide at night

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piperita piperita 04

Cypraeidae Cypraea Notocypraea piperita piperita

piperita piperita

21,41 mm

F+++

3,77 Euro

Cillan Chan

27.02.2010

Australia (SA) › Streaky Bay

Dark pattern, minor scar in dorsum. Found on reef at tide at night

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piperita piperita 03

Cypraeidae Cypraea Notocypraea piperita occidentalis

piperita occidentalis

24 mm

n.a

18,00 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

26.02.2011

Australia (WA) › Augusta

In 6-8 m under rocks

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Notocypraea piperita piperita

piperita piperita

22,24 mm

F+++

4,62 Euro

Cillan Chan

10.11.2012

Australia (Victoria) › Sorrento

Collected in sponge on rubble in high ??? area off Sorrento, at 3m. 20.02.2007, Bullrous?, rare locality. Slightly dull base and dorsum, nice pattern.

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pulicaria
Cypraeidae Cypraea Notocypraea pulicaria pulicaria

pulicaria pulicaria

17,6 mm

Gem

19,62 Euro

Otto Borchert › bortektoo

06.09.2007

Australia

On low reef among sponges

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pulicaria pulicaria 01

Cypraeidae Cypraea Notocypraea pulicaria pulicaria

pulicaria pulicaria

17,6 mm

selected

14,00 Euro

Guido T. Poppe › www.conchology.be

02.01.2008

Australia (WA) › Esperance

2007

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pulicaria pulicaria 02

Cypraeidae Cypraea Notocypraea pulicaria pulicaria

pulicaria pulicaria

18,81 mm

F++/Gem

29,00 Euro

Bianca Wittkowski › www.oceanzone.de

03.07.2009

Australia (WA) › Yallingup

Granite rocks on hard reef

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Notocypraea pulicaria pulicaria

pulicaria pulicaria

16,3 mm

Gem

20,33 Euro

Robert Marchiselli › florida_shell_co

11.10.2009

Australia (WA) › Cowaramup

By diver

Austrlia (SA) ?

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Notocypraea pulicaria pulicaria

pulicaria pulicaria

21 mm

Gem

18,00 Euro

Goncalo Rosa › www.atollseashells.com

02.01.2012

Australia (WA) › Bunbury

Ex-pisces in Red Snapper, col. Jan. 2005

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subcarnea
Cypraeidae Cypraea Notocypraea subcarnea subcarnea

subcarnea subcarnea

20,16 mm

F+

20,90 Euro

Dave Delaine › 859daved

06.11.2009

Australia (SA)

crabbed, slightly dull surface

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subcarnea subcarnea 02

Cypraeidae Cypraea Notocypraea subcarnea subcarnea

subcarnea subcarnea

25,6 mm

F+++/Gem

30,94 Euro

Cillan Chan

22.04.2011

Australia (SA) › Port MacDonnell

Healed scar in dorsum, RARE. Under limestone rocks, diver 5-6m.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Notocypraea subcarnea subcarnea

subcarnea subcarnea

26 mm

gd

95,00 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

22.08.2011

Australia (Tasmania) › Half Moon Bay

Beached after storm.

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angustata
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comptonii
Notocypraea
declivis
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piperita
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pulicaria
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subcarnea