Umbilia

armeniaca

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
armeniaca armeniaca
Cypraeidae Cypraea Umbilia armeniaca armeniaca

armeniaca armeniaca

82 mm

F+++

79,00 Euro

Alexander Dechant › mineraliendefoss

13.01.2007

Australia (SA) › Port Lincoln
120m

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armeniaca armeniaca 01

Cypraeidae Cypraea Umbilia armeniaca armeniaca

armeniaca armeniaca

71,7 mm

F+/F++

35,40 Euro

Ken Shing Chang › kenshing

17.01.2007

Australia › Great Australia Bight (WA or SA)

Deep water, July 2006

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armeniaca armeniaca 02

Cypraeidae Cypraea Umbilia armeniaca armeniaca

armeniaca armeniaca

89 mm

F+/F++

31,53 Euro

Luciano Petruccioli › bealsi

20.01.2007

Australia › Great Australia Bight (WA or SA)

Very nice pattern and color, small cips naturally recovered, one sand grain, taken GAB-S.Australia, from local dealer 2006

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armeniaca armeniaca 03

Cypraeidae Cypraea Umbilia armeniaca armeniaca

armeniaca armeniaca

100,8 mm

F++/F+++

> 100 Euro

Xavier Pallarols › xavishells

16.05.2009

Australia › Great Australia Bight (SA)

Trawled by local fisherman, 100m deep. 2007

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armeniaca armeniaca 04

Cypraeidae Cypraea Umbilia armeniaca armeniaca

armeniaca armeniaca

80,5 mm

F+++

> 100 Euro

Maribeth Hammond & Rob Martinsen › californiashells

17.05.2009

Australia › Great Australia Bight (WA)

100-120 m. Dark flawless dorsum, salmon base, fleabite chip inside canal is only flaw

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armeniaca armeniaca 05

Cypraeidae Cypraea Umbilia armeniaca armeniaca

armeniaca armeniaca

93 mm

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34,35 Euro

Ales Krejcir › 80pearlfish

18.05.2009

Australia › Great Australia Bight (WA or SA)

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armeniaca armeniaca 06

Cypraeidae Cypraea Umbilia armeniaca armeniaca

armeniaca armeniaca

91,15 mm

F++/Gem

76,74 Euro

Ettore Molteni › ilsiero

04.06.2009

Australia › Great Australia Bight (WA or SA)

GREAT DARK ORANGE BASE. FANTASTIC BLOTCHES DARK PEACH COLOUR ON DORSUM. ORANGE CIRCLES NEAR SPIRAL (PICTURE VISIBLE). GLOBOSE!!! GREAT SHELL

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armeniaca armeniaca 07

Cypraeidae Cypraea Umbilia armeniaca armeniaca

armeniaca armeniaca

86 mm

F++/Gem

36,97 Euro

Douglas Thorn › peristicta

06.07.2009

Australia (SA) › Port Lincoln

Slightly sub adult. Trawled Muddy Bottom 160-200m. Special shell. Ex Coll. Doug Thorn

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armeniaca armeniaca 09

Cypraeidae Cypraea Umbilia armeniaca armeniaca

armeniaca armeniaca

85 mm

F++

17,47 Euro

Douglas Thorn › peristicta

06.07.2009

Australia › Great Australia Bight (WA or SA)

Trawled 100m. Unusual colour. Ex Coll. Doug Thorn

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armeniaca armeniaca 08

Cypraeidae Cypraea Umbilia armeniaca armeniaca

armeniaca armeniaca

87,7 mm

F+++

54,46 Euro

Douglas Thorn › peristicta

07.11.2009

Australia › Great Australia Bight (WA or SA)

Trawled, couple of minor lines,outstanding

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armeniaca armeniaca 11

Cypraeidae Cypraea Umbilia armeniaca armeniaca

armeniaca armeniaca

95,6 mm

F++/Gem

48,76 Euro

Douglas Thorn › peristicta

07.11.2009

Australia › Great Australia Bight (WA or SA)

Trawled, Outstanding

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armeniaca armeniaca 12

Cypraeidae Cypraea Umbilia armeniaca armeniaca

armeniaca armeniaca

98,1 mm

F+++

64,72 Euro

Douglas Thorn › peristicta

07.11.2009

Australia › Great Australia Bight (WA or SA)

Trawled, Outstanding

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armeniaca armeniaca 10

Cypraeidae Cypraea Umbilia armeniaca armeniaca

armeniaca armeniaca

94,3 mm

F++

13,93 Euro

10.01.2010

Australia › Great Australia Bight (SA)

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armeniaca armeniaca 13

Cypraeidae Cypraea Umbilia armeniaca armeniaca

armeniaca armeniaca

83,82 mm

F+++

32,50 Euro

Dave Delaine › 859daved

25.10.2010

Australia › Great Australia Bight (SA)

Trawled 120-130m. July 2010. Really nice dark colour on this South Aussie armeniaca. Not a big one but is one for the colour suite.

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armeniaca armeniaca 14

Cypraeidae Cypraea Umbilia armeniaca armeniaca

armeniaca armeniaca

78 mm

F+++

90,00 Euro

Kevin Monsecour › Kevin

24.02.2011

Australia › Great Australia Bight (WA or SA)

90-120 m deep. June 2005

armeniaca armeniaca 15

Cypraeidae Cypraea Umbilia armeniaca armeniaca

armeniaca armeniaca

97,2 mm

F+++

> 100 Euro

Roberto Cotta Ramusino › rcr

29.03.2012

Australia › Great Australia Bight

No chip or growth line.Somewhat freak shell with strong posterior rostration. Bright orange dorsum

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armeniaca armeniaca 16

Cypraeidae Cypraea Umbilia armeniaca armeniaca

armeniaca armeniaca

81,25 mm

F++/F+++

26,70 Euro

Mike Hart

09.09.2012

Australia › Great Australia Bight (SA)

Trawled in 140m by commercial Boats. July 2010. Dark dwarf, growth scar and tiny inclusion on dorsum.

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Schilder & Schilder 1969: Species 

Burgess 1970: Species 

Burgess 1985: Species 

Lorenz & Hubert 2000: Species 

Wilson & Clarkson 2004: Species 

Meyer 2005: Species 

Lorenz 2009: Species 

Lorenz & Hubert 2000: Variation of armeniaca

Lorenz 2009: Form or Variation or just noteworthy of armeniaca

Lorenz & Hubert 2000: Synonym of armeniaca

Wilson & Clarkson 2004: Synonym of armeniaca

Lorenz 2009: Form or Variation or just noteworthy of armeniaca

 

Ebay 2010: Subspecies of armeniaca

Wilson & Clarkson 2004: Synonym of armeniaca

Wilson & Clarkson 2004: Synonym of armeniaca

Wilson & Clarkson 2004: Synonym of armeniaca

Wilson & Clarkson 2004: Synonym of armeniaca

Lorenz & Hubert 2000: Synonym of armeniaca

Wilson & Clarkson 2004: Synonym of armeniaca

 

 
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