Mauritia

arabica

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
arabica arabica
Cypraeidae Cypraea Mauritia arabica arabica

arabica arabica

68 mm

F++

7,15 Euro

Xavier Pallarols › xavishells

22.09.2007

Indonesia › Java Islands › Java Island (South)

Green. Collected by diver in shallow water. 2004

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Mauritia arabica arabica

arabica arabica

54 mm

F++

7,81 Euro

Wolfgang Proestler › boholshells

12.12.2008

Philippines (Palawan)

Rusty brown, humped dosum

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Mauritia arabica arabica

arabica arabica

49 mm

F++

22,50 Euro

Goncalo Rosa › www.atollseashells.com

08.06.2009

Philippines (Mindanao) › Zamboanga Peninsula › Aliguay Island

Dive at 10m, December 2008. Very unusual cream base, inflated

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Mauritia arabica arabica

arabica arabica

54 mm

F+++

10,41 Euro

Max Evans › fincormax

01.08.2009

Philippines (Visayas) › Negros Island

30m. Unusual thick green dorsal pigmentation most particularly on the central portion of the dorsum. Large size and fat dorsal structure. Glossy dorsal texture. A few dorsal scratches and tiny white spots prevented it from becoming GEM

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Mauritia arabica arabica

arabica arabica

35,1 mm

F+++/Gem

7,02 Euro

Cillan Chan

07.09.2009

Philippines (Palawan) › Culion Islands › Coron Island

Rusty overglaze. Very nice orange overglaze, inclusion in dorsum

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Mauritia arabica arabica

arabica arabica

56 mm

n.a.

> 100 Euro

Maritess Virtudazo › virtudazo

12.11.2009

New Caledonia › Noumea

ARABICA NIGER DE NOUMEA VIELLE COLLECTION. INTERESSANTE POUR L OPPOSITION BLANCHE DE LA BASE A SA COULEUR NIGER

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Mauritia arabica arabica

arabica arabica

61,93 mm

F+++/GEM

10,20 Euro

Willy Van Damme › willykauri

15.11.2009

Thailand (Andaman Sea) › Phuket Island

Super callous margins on this larger gibba !!! I think this is a beauty !!!

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Mauritia arabica arabica

arabica arabica

51 mm

n.a.

7,00 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

08.11.2010

Vanuatu Islands › Efate Island (Ile Vate)

Snorkeling at 1-2 m, under coral slabs

No. 27g: Mauritia arabica arabica... ...€ 7

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Mauritia arabica arabica

arabica arabica

61 mm

n.a.

12,00 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

08.11.2010

Indonesia › Maluku Islands › Halmahera Island (South)

In shallow water under coral slabs.

No. 27d: Mauritia arabica arabica... ...€ 12

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Mauritia arabica arabica

arabica arabica

56 mm

F+++

15,50 Euro

Wolfgang Proestler › boholshells

10.12.2010

Philippines (Palawan)

slight overcast

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Mauritia arabica arabica

arabica arabica

30,08 mm

F+++

2,82 Euro

Cillan Chan

02.07.2011

Philippines (Palawan)

UNCOMMON size and dark pattern, small nick in anterior canal. From fishermen. June, 2011.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Mauritia arabica arabica

arabica arabica

54 mm

F+++

21,65 Euro

Gretchen Villanueva › aprilfifteen

20.07.2011

Philippines (Luzon) › Masbate Island

10 meters deep. Expectional deep black lip

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Mauritia arabica arabica

arabica arabica

70,9 mm

F+/F++

10,05 Euro

Ed Paloga › edspal_2008

23.07.2011

Philippines (Palawan) › Bancalan Island

Some inborn defect in the body of shells,other wise rostrated form. Ordinary dive 12-15 meters deep. Date collected January 2011

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Mauritia arabica arabica

arabica arabica

59,12 mm

F+++/Gem

12,26 Euro

Cillan Chan

21.02.2012

Philippines (Visayas) › Bohol Province › Nocnocan Island

Very nice marginal spots, minor inclusion on dorsum. February, 2012.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Mauritia arabica arabica

arabica arabica

50,41 mm

F+++/Gem

10,73 Euro

Cillan Chan

21.02.2012

Philippines (Palawan) › Balabac Islands

Very nice marginal spots, slightly dull base, minor inclusion on dorsum already very nice quality for this subspecies. From hookah divers. February, 2012.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Mauritia arabica arabica

arabica arabica

31,14 mm

F+++/Gem

3,08 Euro

Cillan Chan

21.12.2012

Philippines (Visayas) › Cebu Province › Bantayan Island

UNCOMMON size, healed small scratch lines in base still nice quality for this size. Diver 10-20m. September, 2012.

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arabica arabica

53,28 mm

F++/F+++

5,86 Euro

Cillan Chan

02.02.2013

Philippines (Mindanao) › Zamboanga Peninsula

RARE overglaze, small chip in anterior canal, water spots and slightly dull still nice. From fishermen. January, 2013

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Mauritia arabica arabica

arabica arabica

54,03 mm

F+++/Gem

28,08 Euro

Cillan Chan

30.03.2013

Philippines (Palawan) › Balabac Islands › Balabac Island

VERY RARE now orange overglaze, nick in anterior canal, slightly water spots and inclusion on dorsum still nice. March, 2013.

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Linnaeus 1758: Species 

Chenu 1859: Species 

Burgess 1970: Species 

Burgess 1985: Species 

Lorenz & Hubert 2000: Species 

Meyer 2005: Species 

Lorenz 2009: Species 

 

Schilder & Schilder 1969: Synonym of arabica

Lorenz & Hubert 2000: Synonym of arabica

Schilder & Schilder 1969: Synonym of arabica

Schilder & Schilder 1969: Synonym of arabica

Burgess 1970: Synonym of arabica

Burgess 1985: Synonym of arabica

Lorenz & Hubert 2000: Synonym of arabica

Schilder & Schilder 1969: Synonym of arabica

Lorenz & Hubert 2000: Synonym of arabica

Schilder & Schilder 1969: Synonym of arabica

Burgess 1970: Synonym of arabica

Burgess 1985: Synonym of arabica

Lorenz & Hubert 2000: Synonym of arabica

Schilder & Schilder 1969: Synonym of arabica

Schilder & Schilder 1969: Synonym of arabica

Linnaeus 1758: Species 

Schilder & Schilder 1969: Synonym of arabica

Lorenz & Hubert 2000: Synonym of arabica

Ebay 2010: Subspecies of arabica

Schilder & Schilder 1969: Synonym of arabica

Lorenz & Hubert 2000: Synonym of arabica

Schilder & Schilder 1969: Synonym of arabica

Burgess 1970: Synonym of arabica

Burgess 1985: Synonym of arabica

Lorenz & Hubert 2000: Synonym of arabica

Schilder & Schilder 1969: Synonym of arabica

Schilder & Schilder 1969: Synonym of arabica

Schilder & Schilder 1969: Synonym of arabica

Lorenz & Hubert 2000: Synonym of arabica

Schilder & Schilder 1969: Synonym of arabica

Schilder & Schilder 1969: Synonym of arabica immanis

Lorenz & Hubert 2000: Synonym of arabica

Schilder & Schilder 1969: Synonym of arabica

 

 
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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