Erosaria (a-h)

acicularis

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
acicularis acicularis
Cypraeidae Cypraea Erosaria (a-h) acicularis acicularis

acicularis acicularis

20,5 mm

F+++

7,22 Euro

Shea T. O‘Neill › pacificnightdiver

25.02.2007

USA (Florida) › Boca Raton

Under coral rubble, out the reef. 18m. June 1998

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Erosaria (a-h) acicularis acicularis

acicularis acicularis

23,2 mm

F++/Gem

2,81 Euro

Luciano Petruccioli › bealsi

11.10.2007

Brasil to Caribic
Poor data. Dealer wrote: Brasil or Honduras

interesting selected set including very nice dwarf deltoid f., beautifull color and pattern. 2007

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Erosaria (a-h) acicularis acicularis

acicularis acicularis

18 mm

F++/Gem

2,81 Euro

Luciano Petruccioli › bealsi

11.10.2007

Honduras

interesting selected set including very nice dwarf deltoid f., beautifull color and pattern. 2007

Perhaps Brasil

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Erosaria (a-h) acicularis acicularis

acicularis acicularis

19 mm

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5,70 Euro

Daniel Price › wasatchemporium

02.10.2008

Brasil to Caribic
No data. This is my estimation.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Erosaria (a-h) acicularis acicularis

acicularis acicularis

20 mm

n.a.

8,00 Euro

Alexander Dechant › www.defoss.de

09.10.2009

Brasil (Rio Grande do Norte) › Natal

15m deep. 1984

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Erosaria (a-h) acicularis acicularis

acicularis acicularis

15 mm

eccellente

3,99 Euro

Luca Magliaro › zuggomo

18.02.2010

Brasil (Ceara) › Fortaleza
Mare di Fortaleza

Conchiglia del mare di Fortaleza (nordest del Brasile) di eccellente qualità, non predata, di buonissime dimensioni: l.m. 15 mm!!! La foto non è puramente dimostrativa: illustra esattamente l'esemplare messo in vendita!!!

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acicularis sanctaehelenae
Cypraeidae Cypraea Erosaria (a-h) acicularis sanctaehelenae

a. sanctaehelenae

18 mm

Gem

94,00 Euro

Alfredo Ilardi › freal18

17.05.2009

Ascension Island

30‘-40‘ under lava rocks on scuba, 20 june 1978; this shell is very rare and almost impossible to get, the shell posted here is from an old collection from 1978, but it seem just caught, with excellent color and pattern, depressed and heavily calloused

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Erosaria (a-h) acicularis sanctaehelenae

a. sanctaehelenae

20,36 mm

F+

23,62 Euro

Cillan Chan

26.01.2012

Ascension Island
off Long Beach

20.36mm, F+, dead, defects and healed crack on dorsum, display well. RARE representative. Ascension Island off Long Beach under Volanic Rocks at 20-40 ft., Summer, 2007.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Erosaria (a-h) acicularis sanctaehelenae

a. sanctaehelenae

22,48 mm

F++/F+++

47,20 Euro

Cillan Chan

17.06.2012

Ascension Island › English Bay

RARE, anterior canal chipped still nice. Under stones by scuba at 30-35 ft. August, 1985.

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Schilder & Schilder 1969: Subspecies of spurca

Burgess 1970: Synonym of spurca

Burgess 1985: Uncertain status perhaps species

Lorenz & Hubert 2000: Species 

Meyer 2005: Species 

Lorenz 2009: Species 

Schilder & Schilder 1969: Subspecies of spurca

Burgess 1970: Synonym of spurca

Burgess 1985: Synonym of acicularis

Lorenz & Hubert 2000: Subspecies of acicularis

Meyer 2005: Subspecies of acicularis

Lorenz 2009: Subspecies of acicularis

 

www.gastropods.com 2010: Form of acicularis

Schilder & Schilder 1969: Synonym of spurca acicularis

Schilder & Schilder 1969: Synonym of spurca sanctaehelenae

Schilder & Schilder 1969: Synonym of spurca acicularis

Lorenz & Hubert 2000: Synonym of acicularis

Schilder & Schilder 1969: Synonym of spurca sanctaehelenae

 

 
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Burgess: The Living Cowries, 1970 Burgess: Cowries of the World, 1985 Burgess & Sage: HSN No. 394, 1992 Chenu: Manuel de Conchyliologie et de Paleontologie Conchyliologique, 1859 Liltved: Cowries and their relatives from Southern Africa, 2000 Lorenz & Hubert: A Guide to Worldwide Cowries, 2000 Lorenz 2001: Monograph of the living Zoila Lorenz 2009: Website (Checklist) Meyer 2005: Website Schilder & Schilder: A Catalogue of Living and Fossil Cowries, 1969 Wilson & Clarkson: Australia´s Spectacular Cowries, 2004