Notocypraea

angustata

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
angustata 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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Chenu 1859: Species 

Schilder & Schilder 1969: Species 

Burgess 1970: Species 

Burgess 1985: Species 

Lorenz & Hubert 2000: Species 

Meyer 2005: Species 

Lorenz 2009: Species 

 

Schilder & Schilder 1969: Synonym of angustata

Lorenz & Hubert 2000: Synonym of angustata

Schilder & Schilder 1969: Synonym of angustata

Burgess 1970: Synonym of angustata

Burgess 1985: Variation of angustata (deep-water)

Lorenz & Hubert 2000: Synonym of angustata

Schilder & Schilder 1969: Synonym of angustata

Lorenz & Hubert 2000: Synonym of angustata

Schilder & Schilder 1969: Synonym of angustata

Lorenz & Hubert 2000: Synonym of angustata

Schilder & Schilder 1969: Synonym of angustata

Burgess 1970: Synonym of angustata

Burgess 1985: Variation of angustata (deep-water)

Lorenz & Hubert 2000: Synonym of angustata

Schilder & Schilder 1969: Synonym of angustata

Burgess 1970: Synonym of angustata

Burgess 1985: Synonym of angustata

Lorenz & Hubert 2000: Synonym of angustata

 

 
subcarnea angustataA preliminary revision of the living Notocypraea › Lorenzangustata › Googleangustata › Ebay
 
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