Genus

Palmadusta

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
androyensis
Cypraeidae Cypraea Palmadusta androyensis androyensis

androyensis androyensis

18,8 mm

selected

7,60 Euro

Guido T. Poppe › www.conchology.be

28.02.2007

Madagascar › Taolagnaro › Fort Dauphin

On the beach. Summer 2001

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androyensis androyensis 01

Cypraeidae Cypraea Palmadusta androyensis androyensis

androyensis androyensis

15,7 mm

F+

7,50 Euro

Alexander Dechant › mineraliendefoss

22.11.2007

Madagascar › Taolagnaro › Fort Dauphin

Am Strand

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androyensis androyensis 02

Cypraeidae Cypraea Palmadusta androyensis androyensis

androyensis androyensis

17,4 mm

Gem

25,65 Euro

Otto Borchert › bortektoo

24.05.2009

Madagascar

Live found not often on sale and only found by Lorenz in 1999. Under coral slaps

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androyensis androyensis 04

Cypraeidae Cypraea Palmadusta androyensis androyensis

androyensis androyensis

15,76 mm

-

2,50 Euro

Bianca Wittkowski › www.oceanzone.de

03.07.2009

Madagascar › Lavonono

FD on beach after storm

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androyensis androyensis 03

Cypraeidae Cypraea Palmadusta androyensis androyensis

androyensis androyensis

17,4 mm

n.a.

20,00 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

08.11.2010

Madagascar › Lavonono

On beach after storm.

No. 16b: Palmadusta androyensis f. consanguinea... ...€ 20

androyensis androyensis 05

Cypraeidae Cypraea Palmadusta androyensis androyensis

androyensis androyensis

17,9 mm

f+/f++

11,54 Euro

Randy Bridges › www.rbridges.com

07.12.2010

Madagascar › Manambolo River › Delta

Dead collected on beach

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androyensis androyensis 06

artuffeli
Cypraeidae Cypraea Palmadusta artuffeli artuffeli

artuffeli artuffeli

14 mm

F+

20,00 Euro

Daniel R. Goodwin › mollusksshells101

17.05.2007

Japan (Kansai) › Kii Peninsula

Cypraea artuffeli Jousseaume, 1876 - F+ condition, usual color, good quality for species, diver taken, shallows, 5-15 feet, off Kii, Japan, June 2003.

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artuffeli artuffeli 01

Cypraeidae Cypraea Palmadusta artuffeli artuffeli

artuffeli artuffeli

19,5 mm

F++

31,37 Euro

Otto Borchert › bortektoo

09.01.2009

Japan

Found among rocks in grass

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artuffeli artuffeli 02

Cypraeidae Cypraea Palmadusta artuffeli artuffeli

artuffeli artuffeli

18,6 mm

F+

17,17 Euro

Randy Bridges › www.rbridges.com

01.06.2010

Japan
south

A very nice dead collected specimen with decent color and some gloss. Does not exhibit the groth lines which are common for this species. Also no holes, chips or cracks. Large for the species.

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artuffeli artuffeli 03

Cypraeidae Cypraea Palmadusta artuffeli artuffeli

artuffeli artuffeli

19,9 mm

F/F+

39,10 Euro

Charlene Takahashi › seashellauction

30.12.2011

Japan (Kanto) › Chiba › Tateyama

Under rock in 4ft. VERY LARGE SPECIMEN WITH A CALLOUSED BASE, MOST ARE THIN. RARELY AVAILABLE SPECIES. ONLY A FEW MINOR LINES AS ALWAYS. EXTREMELY SCARCE LIVE COLL.

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artuffeli artuffeli 04

asellus
Cypraeidae Cypraea Palmadusta asellus asellus

asellus asellus

17,5 mm

F+/F++

1,08 Euro

Goh Siew Yen › eco-shell

09.11.2007

Indonesia

Many growth marks, no chips, no cracks and supper glossy. 2006

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asellus asellus 01

Cypraeidae Cypraea Palmadusta asellus vespacea

asellus vespacea

14,9 mm

selected

3,00 Euro

Guido T. Poppe › www.conchology.be

05.01.2009

Sri Lanka › Trincomalee

Shallow water forms. 1990

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asellus vespacea 01

Cypraeidae Cypraea Palmadusta asellus asellus

asellus asellus

18,2 mm

n.a.

7,00 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

08.11.2010

Fiji › Viti Levu Island

By local children, intertidally.

No. 41b: Palmadusta asellus f. latefasciata... ...€ 7

asellus asellus 02

Cypraeidae Cypraea Palmadusta asellus bitaeniata

asellus bitaeniata

21 mm

n.a.

6,00 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

08.11.2010

Australia (WA) › North West Cape › Point Cloates

Intertidally under small stones.

No. 42: Palmadusta asellus f. bitaeniata... ...€ 6

asellus bitaeniata 01

Cypraeidae Cypraea Palmadusta asellus asellus

asellus asellus

17 mm

n.a.

4,00 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

08.11.2010

Papua New Guinea › New Ireland › Kavieng

By diver at 30-35 m.

No. 41a: Palmadusta asellus f. latefasciata... ...€ 4

asellus asellus 04

Cypraeidae Cypraea Palmadusta asellus asellus

asellus asellus

13 mm

gem

8,00 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

08.11.2010

India › Laccadive Islands

Shallow water.

No. 40e: Palmadusta asellus asellus... ...€ 8

asellus asellus 03

Cypraeidae Cypraea Palmadusta asellus asellus

asellus asellus

16,2 mm

F+++

5,50 Euro

Quynh Gick › schneckengirl74

06.12.2010

Vietnam › Ly Son Island

5-15m

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asellus asellus 05

Cypraeidae Cypraea Palmadusta asellus asellus

asellus asellus

18,2 mm

n.a

10,00 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

26.02.2011

Madagascar › Taolagnaro › Fort Dauphin

In tidepools

asellus asellus 06

Cypraeidae Cypraea Palmadusta asellus asellus

asellus asellus

24,43 mm

F

1,50 Euro

Cillan Chan

04.01.2013

Seychelles

Fine dead, RARE size, small hole in lower dorsum, dull surface

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asellus asellus 08

Cypraeidae Cypraea Palmadusta asellus asellus

asellus asellus

18,16 mm

Gem

4,49 Euro

Cillan Chan

16.02.2013

Philippines (Visayas) › Cebu Province › Bantayan Island

Slightly rostrate. RARE. Diver 10-20m. January, 2013

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asellus asellus 07

clandestina
Cypraeidae Cypraea Palmadusta clandestina clandestina

clandestina clandestina

16 mm

Gem

2,20 Euro

Gisela Müller › gisela9344

20.02.2007

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

Bei Tabuelan bei extremer Ebbe in ganz seichtem Wasser unter Steinen gesammelt, sehr attraktives Exemplar, groß und GEM.

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clandestina clandestina 01

Cypraeidae Cypraea Palmadusta clandestina clandestina

clandestina clandestina

19 mm

F++/F+++

1,08 Euro

Xavier Pallarols › xavishells

22.09.2007

Philippines (Visayas) › Samar Island

Collected by diver at 1-5m deep. 2006

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clandestina clandestina 02

Cypraeidae Cypraea Palmadusta clandestina candida

clandestina candida

14,5 mm

Gem

1,10 Euro

Anthony St. John › conepoint

06.11.2007

Papua New Guinea › Tubeseria
Tubeseria =Tubusereia?

The shell was taken from an intertidal soak. On muddy littoral sand and sea-grass meadows, at Tuberseria, Papua New Guinea in November, 1961.

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clandestina candida 01

Cypraeidae Cypraea Palmadusta clandestina passerina

clandestina passerina

19 mm

-

1,99 Euro

Hubert Söhner › huso99

25.04.2008

Tanzania › Zanzibar Island
Dealer wrote Unguja - which is Zanzibar Island

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cladestina passerina 01

Cypraeidae Cypraea Palmadusta clandestina passerina

clandestina passerina

22 mm

F+++/Gem

2,00 Euro

Alexander Dechant › mineraliendefoss

16.09.2008

Tanzania › Zanzibar Island › Nungwi

Feinstes Linienmuster - sehr variabel

Hatte die Schale lange Zeit als c. clandestina drin. Aufgrund des Fundortes habe ich das geändert.

clandestina clandestina 03

Cypraeidae Cypraea Palmadusta clandestina clandestina

clandestina clandestina

23 mm

n.a.

2,70 Euro

Alexander Dechant › www.defoss.de

10.08.2009

Philippines (Visayas) › Bohol Province › Bohol Island

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clandestina clandestina 04

Cypraeidae Cypraea Palmadusta clandestina candida

clandestina candida

17 mm

n.a.

5,00 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

08.11.2010

Australia (QLD) › Mackay › Shoal Point

Shallow reef.

No. 113a: Palmadusta clandestina candida... ...€ 5

clandestina candida 02

Cypraeidae Cypraea Palmadusta clandestina passerina

clandestina passerina

22 mm

gem

4,00 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

08.11.2010

Tanzania › Pemba Island › Fundo Island

By lobster fishermen in 2-5 m.

No. 112: Palmadusta clandestina passerina... ...€ 4

clandestina passerina 01

Cypraeidae Cypraea Palmadusta clandestina clandestina

clandestina clandestina

20 mm

gem

5,00 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

08.11.2010

Vietnam › Nha Trang
see remarks

Shallow water under dead coral heads.

No. 111a: Palmadusta clandestina clandestina… …€ 5

clandestina clandestina 05

Cypraeidae Cypraea Palmadusta clandestina candida

clandestina candida

21 mm

n.a.

0,00 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

08.11.2010

Australia (QLD) › Mackay › Shoal Point

Shallow reef.

No. 113a: Palmadusta clandestina candida... ...€ 5 /// Geschenk

clandestina candida 03

Cypraeidae Cypraea Palmadusta clandestina candida

clandestina candida

12 mm

n.a.

12,00 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

08.11.2010

Samoan Islands › Western Samoa › Savaii › Falealupo

Under rocks and coral slabs at 1 m.

No. 113b: Palmadusta clandestina candida... ...€ 12

clandestina candida 04

Cypraeidae Cypraea Palmadusta clandestina clandestina

clandestina clandestina

21,8 mm

Gem

7,70 Euro

Randy Bridges › www.rbridges.com

07.12.2010

Taiwan › Kaoshiung

By diver at 10 meters on coral reef

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clandestina clandestina 06

Cypraeidae Cypraea Palmadusta clandestina clandestina

clandestina clandestina

12,52 mm

F+++/Gem

11,15 Euro

Cillan Chan

30.12.2011

Philippines (Palawan) › Balabac Islands

CUTE, small defect on lower dorsum still nice. From hookah divers. December, 2011.

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clandestina clandestina 07

Cypraeidae Cypraea Palmadusta clandestina clandestina

clandestina clandestina

23,5 mm

Gem

1,87 Euro

Fabio Porfiri › cypshells

23.02.2012

India (Tamil Nadu) › Rameshwaram

GIANT

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clandestina clandestina 08

Cypraeidae Cypraea Palmadusta clandestina clandestina

clandestina clandestina

20 mm

Gem

1,87 Euro

Fabio Porfiri › cypshells

23.02.2012

India (Tamil Nadu) › Rameshwaram

GIANT

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clandestina clandestina 09

Cypraeidae Cypraea Palmadusta clandestina clandestina

clandestina clandestina

15,78 mm

F++

1,50 Euro

Cillan Chan

04.01.2013

South Africa › KwaZulu-Natal › Richards Bay

Slightly dull dorsum. Expisce.

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clandestina clandestina 10

contaminata
Cypraeidae Cypraea Palmadusta contaminata contaminata

c. contaminata

14 mm

Gem

4,95 Euro

Shea T. O‘Neill › pacificnightdiver

25.02.2007

Philippines (Visayas) › Leyte Island

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contaminata contaminata 01

Cypraeidae Cypraea Palmadusta contaminata contaminata

c. contaminata

14,3 mm

Gem

8,30 Euro

Anthony St. John › conepoint

06.11.2007

Philippines (Visayas) › Samar Island › Eastern Samar Province

November 1978 /// On vital reef, at low tide

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contaminata contaminata 02

Cypraeidae Cypraea Palmadusta contaminata contaminata

c. contaminata

11 mm

selected

2,00 Euro

Guido T. Poppe › www.conchology.be

02.01.2008

Philippines (Visayas) › Cebu Province › Olango Island
Cawoi Island?

Taken at 20-25 meters deep, during nightdive. 2007

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contaminata contaminata 05

Cypraeidae Cypraea Palmadusta contaminata contaminata

c. contaminata

10,5 mm

selected

4,00 Euro

Guido T. Poppe › www.conchology.be

02.01.2008

Philippines (Visayas) › Cebu Province › Olango Island

Taken 20-25 m deep during nightdive. 2007

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contaminata contaminata 03

Cypraeidae Cypraea Palmadusta contaminata contaminata

c. contaminata

11,2 mm

selected

4,00 Euro

Guido T. Poppe › www.conchology.be

02.01.2008

Philippines (Visayas) › Cebu Province › Olango Island

Taken 20-25 m deep during nightdive. 2007

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contaminata contaminata 04

Cypraeidae Cypraea Palmadusta contaminata contaminata

c. contaminata

12,95 mm

Gem

5,00 Euro

Cillan Chan

24.06.2010

Philippines (Palawan)

SCARCE now. BIG size. From fishermen. May 2010

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contaminata contaminata 06

Cypraeidae Cypraea Palmadusta contaminata contaminata

c. contaminata

12 mm

F++/Gem

3,93 Euro

Fabio Porfiri › cypshells

24.07.2010

Malaysia

INTERESTING LOCAL FORM

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contaminata contaminata 07

Cypraeidae Cypraea Palmadusta contaminata contaminata

c. contaminata

11 mm

n.a.

6,38 Euro

Cillan Chan

14.08.2010

Philippines (Palawan)

From fishermen. July 2010

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contaminata contaminata 08

Cypraeidae Cypraea Palmadusta contaminata distans

contaminata distans

13,2 mm

gem

60,00 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

08.11.2010

Mozambique › Quissico (Zavala)
(Bay)

Ex pisce off 80-120 m.

No. 124b: Palmadusta contaminata distans... ...€ 60

contaminata distans 01

Cypraeidae Cypraea Palmadusta contaminata contaminata

c. contaminata

10 mm

n.a.

8,00 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

08.11.2010

Andaman Sea
(Andaman Is.)

By local fishermen in 2-3 m.

No. 123b: Palmadusta contaminata contaminata... ...€ 8

contaminata contaminata 09

Cypraeidae Cypraea Palmadusta contaminata contaminata

c. contaminata

12,3 mm

f++

15,00 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

08.11.2010

Papua New Guinea › New Ireland › Baudisson Island

At 30 m on rubble slope.

No. 123d: Palmadusta contaminata contaminata... ...€ 15

contaminata contaminata 10

Cypraeidae Cypraea Palmadusta contaminata contaminata

c. contaminata

10,07 mm

Gem

10,20 Euro

Cillan Chan

26.03.2011

Philippines (Visayas) › Bohol Province › Nocnocan Island

SUPERB dark. March, 2011.

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contaminata contaminata 11

Cypraeidae Cypraea Palmadusta contaminata contaminata

c. contaminata

13,52 mm

F+++/Gem

10,41 Euro

Cillan Chan

08.02.2012

Philippines (Visayas) › Cebu Province › Olango Island

BIG and DARK, healed hair scar on dorsum still AWESOME. From fishermen. January, 2012

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contaminata contaminata 12

Cypraeidae Cypraea Palmadusta contaminata contaminata

c. contaminata

15,7 mm

Gem

15,80 Euro

Cillan Chan

17.06.2012

Philippines (Mindanao) › Zamboanga Peninsula

RARE size over 15mm. SUPERB. From fishermen. June, 2012.

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contaminata contaminata 13

Cypraeidae Cypraea Palmadusta contaminata contaminata

c. contaminata

12,9 mm

Gem

14,00 Euro

Remy Devorsine › Remy

30.08.2012

Japan › Senkaku /// China › Diaoyudao
Amami was also mentioned

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contaminata contaminata 14

Cypraeidae Cypraea Palmadusta contaminata distans

contaminata distans

11,06 mm

F++

11,00 Euro

Cillan Chan

09.09.2012

South Africa › KwaZulu-Natal › Richards Bay

Great blotch. Expsice, slightly dull base and dorsum, great blotch. Dredged.

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contaminata distans 02

diluculum
Cypraeidae Cypraea Palmadusta diluculum diluculum

diluculum diluculum

25,7 mm

F+++

3,80 Euro

Shea T. O‘Neill › pacificnightdiver

25.02.2007

Tanzania › Zanzibar Island

Perhaps not Zanzibar, I am not sure.

o data Zanzibar?

diluculum diluculum 01

Cypraeidae Cypraea Palmadusta diluculum virginalis

diluculum virginalis

15 mm

Gem

7,00 Euro

Richard Centini › bbnoa06

27.09.2007

Tanzania › Zanzibar Island

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diluculum virginalis 01

Cypraeidae Cypraea Palmadusta diluculum diluculum

diluculum diluculum

29 mm

F+++

2,26 Euro

Fabio Porfiri › cypshells

05.01.2008

Somalia › Merca (Merka, Marka)

Large, special locality

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diluculum diluculum 02

Cypraeidae Cypraea Palmadusta diluculum diluculum

diluculum diluculum

25 mm

F++

1,40 Euro

Xavier Pallarols › xavishells

02.10.2008

Tanzania › Zanzibar Island

From local fisherman in shallow water. 1999

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diluculum diluculum 03

Cypraeidae Cypraea Palmadusta diluculum diluculum

diluculum diluculum

27 mm

-

0,00 Euro

Xavier Pallarols › xavishells

16.05.2009

Tanzania › Zanzibar Island

Reef, shallow water. 1999

Geschenk

diluculum diluculum 04

Cypraeidae Cypraea Palmadusta diluculum diluculum

diluculum diluculum

26 mm

-

0,00 Euro

Xavier Pallarols › xavishells

16.05.2009

Tanzania › Zanzibar Island

Reef, shallow water. 1999

Geschenk

diluculum diluculum 05

Cypraeidae Cypraea Palmadusta diluculum diluculum

diluculum diluculum

25 mm

-

0,00 Euro

Xavier Pallarols › xavishells

16.05.2009

Tanzania › Zanzibar Island

Reef, shallow water. 1999

Geschenk

diluculum diluculum 06

Cypraeidae Cypraea Palmadusta diluculum diluculum

diluculum diluculum

25 mm

-

0,00 Euro

Xavier Pallarols › xavishells

16.05.2009

Tanzania › Zanzibar Island

Reef, shallow water. 1999

Geschenk

diluculum diluculum 07

Cypraeidae Cypraea Palmadusta diluculum diluculum

diluculum diluculum

30,5 mm

F+++/Gem

11,90 Euro

Gabriella Raybaudi Massilia › postodellefragole2

22.02.2010

Tanzania › Dar es Salaam

Ex LRM ref. coll.

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diluculum diluculum 08

Cypraeidae Cypraea Palmadusta diluculum virginalis

diluculum virginalis

20,5 mm

Gem

17,60 Euro

Otto Borchert › bortektoo

10.01.2013

Philippines

On coral plates feeding at 15ft.

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diluculum virginalis 02

humphreysii
Cypraeidae Cypraea Palmadusta humphreysii humphreysii

humphreysii humphreysii

17,9 mm

Gem

15,89 Euro

Otto Borchert › bortektoo

19.02.2007

Australia (QLD) › Brisbane Bay

Low tide under small rocks

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humphreysii humphreysii 01

Cypraeidae Cypraea Palmadusta humphreysii humphreysii

humphreysii humphreysii

15 mm

Gem

30,50 Euro

Annie Alberro › croidusudcoquillage

18.09.2007

New Caledonia › Noumea

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humphreysii humphreysii 02

Cypraeidae Cypraea Palmadusta humphreysii humphreysii

humphreysii humphreysii

16,2 mm

Gem

6,62 Euro

Anthony St. John › conepoint

06.11.2007

Australia (QLD) › Brisbane Bay › Amity Point

August, 2002 /// Under dead coral associated with black sponge. Dived up from 10 to 12 metres

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humphreysii humphreysii 03

Cypraeidae Cypraea Palmadusta humphreysii humphreysii

humphreysii humphreysii

13,42 mm

F++/Gem

15,00 Euro

Bianca Wittkowski › www.oceanzone.de

11.01.2010

Fiji › Viti Levu Island › Malolo Lailei Island

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humphreysii humphreysii 04

Cypraeidae Cypraea Palmadusta humphreysii humphreysii

humphreysii humphreysii

15 mm

n.a.

18,98 Euro

James Crossland › sishells

08.07.2010

Solomon Islands

Nice example of this scarce cowrie 15 mm. Live collected

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humphreysii humphreysii 05

Cypraeidae Cypraea Palmadusta humphreysii humphreysii

humphreysii humphreysii

17,21 mm

F+++/Gem

13,85 Euro

Cillan Chan

10.11.2012

Marshall Islands › Kwajalein Atoll › Tabik › Tabik Channel

Slightly dull upper teeth, SUPERB saturated pattern. Scuba at 12mt.

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humphreysii humphreysii 06

johnsonorum
Cypraeidae Cypraea Palmadusta johnsonorum johnsonorum

j. johnsonorum

14,6 mm

?

> 100 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

18.07.2009

Marshall Islands › Kwajalein Atoll › Logoonside East

Reef at 5 m. Very fresh dead. Full pattern, some gloss

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johnsonorum johnsonorum 01

lentiginosa
Cypraeidae Cypraea Palmadusta lentiginosa lentiginosa

lentiginosa lentiginosa

23 mm

Gem

14,37 Euro

Otto Borchert › bortektoo

19.02.2007

India

Found among rocks and grass

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lentiginosa lentiginosa 01

Cypraeidae Cypraea Palmadusta lentiginosa lentiginosa

lentiginosa lentiginosa

31 mm

F+/Gem

11,47 Euro

Randy Bridges › www.rbridges.com

06.04.2010

India (Tamil Nadu) › Rameshwaram

Under rocks in shallow water. Heavy and large specimen

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lentiginosa lentiginosa 02

Cypraeidae Cypraea Palmadusta lentiginosa dancalica

lentiginosa dancalica

22 mm

F+

40,00 Euro

Brian Hayes › ALGOABAY

26.08.2010

Egypt › Sinai

Dived on reef at 20m. F+. Has dorsal crease on one side. But super rare - seldom offered. (AA)

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lentiginosa dancalica 01

Cypraeidae Cypraea Palmadusta lentiginosa lentiginosa

lentiginosa lentiginosa

28 mm

Gem

20,00 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

22.08.2011

India (Kerala)

Collected by local fisherman at 1-2 m on reef

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lentiginosa lentiginosa 03

Cypraeidae Cypraea Palmadusta lentiginosa lentiginosa

lentiginosa lentiginosa

26,2 mm

F++/Gem

16,00 Euro

Fabio Porfiri › cypshells

05.09.2012

India (Tamil Nadu)

ZIC ZAC DORSUM

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lentiginosa lentiginosa 04

lutea
Cypraeidae Cypraea Palmadusta lutea lutea

lutea lutea

17 mm

F++

1,40 Euro

Xavier Pallarols › xavishells

28.02.2007

Philippines (Visayas) › Cebu Province › Olango Island

Collected by diver at 20-25m deep. 2006

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lutea lutea 01

Cypraeidae Cypraea Palmadusta lutea lutea

lutea lutea

18,8 mm

F+++

2,50 Euro

Alexander Dechant › mineraliendefoss

18.10.2007

Philippines (Visayas) › Samar Island

Top Stück - unterseite kräftig dunkel-orange mit schwarzen punkten

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lutea lutea 02

Cypraeidae Cypraea Palmadusta lutea lutea

lutea lutea

13,3 mm

Gem

25,00 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

04.11.2009

Australia (WA) › Port Hedland

Trawled at 100-120 m by Taiwanese boats. 80ies. Pellicid dwarf. Rare, very consistent form

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Palmadusta lutea lutea

lutea lutea

18,2 mm

F++/Gem

9,00 Euro

Bianca Wittkowski › www.oceanzone.de

11.01.2010

Australia (WA) › North West Cape › Exmouth Gulf › Bundegi Reef

3-5m very silty conditions

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Palmadusta lutea lutea

lutea lutea

17,2 mm

F+++

1,88 Euro

Ed Paloga › edspal_2008

23.07.2011

Philippines (Visayas) › Cebu Province › Caubian Island

Awesome form. Ordinary dive 12 meters deep. Date collected May 2011

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Palmadusta lutea lutea

lutea lutea

10,59 mm

F+++

22,00 Euro

Cillan Chan

26.08.2012

Philippines (Mindanao) › Zamboanga Peninsula

WRS small? RARE size. CUTE, growth scar on dorsum still nice for collection. From fishermen. August, 2012.

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saulae
Cypraeidae Cypraea Palmadusta saulae saulae

saulae saulae

24 mm

F+++

4,20 Euro

Xavier Pallarols › xavishells

28.02.2007

Philippines (Visayas) › Panay Island

Collected by diver at 20-25m deep. 2006

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Palmadusta saulae nugata

saulae nugata

24,5 mm

Gem

37,60 Euro

David Sharpe › bestshells

16.03.2007

Australia
see remarks

Taken on coral reef 5-10m

realy nugata?

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Palmadusta saulae saulae

saulae saulae

23 mm

F++/F+++

3,60 Euro

Xavier Pallarols › xavishells

19.10.2007

Philippines (Visayas) › Panay Island

Collected by diver, 20-25m deep. 2007

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Palmadusta saulae saulae

saulae saulae

24,2 mm

F+++/Gem

9,95 Euro

Alexander Dechant › mineraliendefoss

22.11.2007

Philippines (Visayas) › Cebu Province › Bantayan Island

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Palmadusta saulae saulae

saulae saulae

22,9 mm

F+++/Gem

7,95 Euro

Alexander Dechant › mineraliendefoss

22.11.2007

Philippines (Visayas) › Negros Island › Negros Occidentale

Col. native person. 2007. Interessantes freaky muster

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Palmadusta saulae saulae

saulae saulae

25,48 mm

Gem

4,07 Euro

David Sharpe › bestshells

13.12.2007

Philippines (Visayas) › Leyte Island › Biliran Island

Taken on coral reef. 10-20m. Super large

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Palmadusta saulae saulae

saulae saulae

28 mm

Gem

4,75 Euro

David Sharpe › bestshells

13.12.2007

Philippines (Visayas) › Leyte Island › Biliran Island

Taken on coral reef. 10-20m.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Palmadusta saulae saulae

saulae saulae

25 mm

Gem-

12,00 Euro

Rika & Fernand De Donder › www.dedondershells.be

19.12.2007

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

Dived at 30-40m. Typical specimens from Masbate, see Lorenz Pl 66 fig 1 und 3

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Palmadusta saulae saulae

saulae saulae

24,5 mm

Gem

6,25 Euro

Antonio S. dela Cruz › tonyshells

07.10.2008

Philippines (Visayas) › Cebu Province › Olango Island

gathered by local fishermen off coast Olango Island, Cebu Philippines

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Palmadusta saulae saulae

saulae saulae

29 mm

n.a.

4,79 Euro

Cillan Chan

14.08.2010

Philippines (Luzon) › Masbate Island

Superb. September 2006

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Palmadusta saulae nugata

saulae nugata

24,8 mm

f++

> 100 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

08.11.2010

Australia (NSW) › Terrigal

In lobster-trap at 80 m.

No. 432d: Palmadusta saulae nugata... ...€ 150

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Palmadusta saulae saulae

saulae saulae

21 mm

n.a.

35,00 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

08.11.2010

Solomon Islands › Guadalcanal Island › Marau Sound Islands › Marapa Island

25 m.

No. 429b: Palmadusta saulae saulae var.... ...€ 35

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Palmadusta saulae saulae

saulae saulae

22,66 mm

Gem

13,84 Euro

Cillan Chan

08.12.2010

Philippines (Palawan) › Balabac Islands › Balabac Island

Philippines. Palawan, Balabac Island. From fishermen. November, 2010.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Palmadusta saulae saulae

saulae saulae

24 mm

F+++

4,30 Euro

Gretchen Villanueva › aprilfifteen

20.07.2011

Philippines (Visayas) › Bohol Province › Cabilao Island

20 meters deep.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Palmadusta saulae saulae

saulae saulae

27,83 mm

F+++/Gem

9,40 Euro

Cillan Chan

17.06.2012

Philippines (Visayas) › Cebu Province › Bantayan Island

Violet. Beautiful color and nice pattern, BIG size, minor scars on dorsum. Diver 10-20m. June, 2012.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Palmadusta saulae saulae

saulae saulae

24,67 mm

F+++/Gem

3,85 Euro

Cillan Chan

26.10.2012

Philippines (Visayas) › Cebu Province › Bantayan Island

Overglazed. Minor scar and inclusion. Diver 10-20m. September, 2012.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Palmadusta saulae saulae

saulae saulae

22,72 mm

F+++/Gem

3,85 Euro

Cillan Chan

26.10.2012

Philippines (Visayas) › Cebu Province › Bantayan Island

Minor scar and inclusion. Diver 10-20m. September, 2012.

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ziczac
Cypraeidae Cypraea Palmadusta ziczac ziczac

ziczac ziczac

15,1 mm

selected

4,00 Euro

Guido T. Poppe › www.conchology.be

16.01.2007

Philippines (Visayas) › Cebu Province › Olango Island

From local fishermen. 2006

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Palmadusta ziczac vittata

ziczac vittata

18,5 mm

Gem

3,20 Euro

Richard Centini › bbnoa06

27.09.2007

Philippines

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Palmadusta ziczac misella

ziczac misella

17 mm

Gem

5,59 Euro

Otto Borchert › bortektoo

02.10.2007

Tanzania › Zanzibar Island

Under small rocks on reef

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Palmadusta ziczac ziczac

ziczac ziczac

13 mm

Gem

3,60 Euro

Paula J. Russell › shellmama

18.10.2007

Solomon Islands › Guadalcanal Island › Marau Sound Islands

By diver at 10-16ft under slap

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Palmadusta ziczac signata

ziczac signata

20 mm

F+/Gem

5,60 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

31.05.2009

Solomon Islands › Guadalcanal Island › Marau Sound Islands

Snorkeling in 1-2 m. Pale variety. Hard to get now.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Palmadusta ziczac ziczac

ziczac ziczac

14 mm

Gem

4,79 Euro

Oscar Breitsameter › www.asia-shells.com

20.12.2009

Thailand

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Palmadusta ziczac vittata

ziczac vittata

13,7 mm

gem

14,00 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

08.11.2010

Society Islands › Tahiti › Taiarapu Region

In shallow lagoon waters at 1-2 m, inside fragilecoral

No. 517a: Palmadusta ziczac vittata... ...€ 14

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Palmadusta ziczac signata

ziczac signata

15,4 mm

n.a.

6,00 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

08.11.2010

Papua New Guinea › Port Moresby › Bootless Bay

By diver at 25-35 m.

No. 518a: Palmadusta ziczac signata... ...€ 6

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Palmadusta ziczac misella

ziczac misella

24 mm

gem

20,00 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

08.11.2010

Mozambique › Tofo

On intertidal reef to 4 m.

No. 519a: Palmadusta ziczac misella... ...€ 20

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Palmadusta ziczac ziczac

ziczac ziczac

20,92 mm

Gem

23,23 Euro

Cillan Chan

16.07.2011

Philippines (Palawan)

SUPERB specimen, UNUSUAL pattern with large size. UNCOMMON. From fishermen. July, 2011.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Palmadusta ziczac misella

ziczac misella

15,55 mm

F

1,54 Euro

Cillan Chan

10.11.2012

South Africa › Eastern Cape › Transkei › Xora

Fine dead, glossy gone. VERY UNCOMMON!! dredged at 45m. July, 2011

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