Contradusta

pulchella

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
pulchella aliguayensis
Cypraeidae Cypraea Contradusta pulchella aliguayensis

pulchella aliguayensis

27,2 mm

Gem

9,00 Euro

Richard Centini › bbnoa06

27.09.2007

Philippines (Mindanao) › Zamboanga Peninsula

2004

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pulchella aliguayensis 01

Cypraeidae Cypraea Contradusta pulchella aliguayensis

pulchella aliguayensis

31,2 mm

Gem

28,06 Euro

Antonio S. dela Cruz › tonyshells

15.08.2009

Philippines (Mindanao) › Zamboanga Peninsula › Aliguay Island

Collected by local fishermen by nets about 300-400 meters deep off coast Aliguay Island Philippines, April 2009

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pulchella aliguayensis 02

Cypraeidae Cypraea Contradusta pulchella aliguayensis

pulchella aliguayensis

31 mm

F+++

16,94 Euro

Wolfgang Proestler › boholshells

11.10.2009

Philippines (Mindanao) › Zamboanga Peninsula › Aliguay Island

Minor natural growth flaw

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pulchella aliguayensis 03

Cypraeidae Cypraea Contradusta pulchella aliguayensis

pulchella aliguayensis

28,45 mm

F+++/Gem

11,02 Euro

Cillan Chan

26.01.2012

Philippines (Mindanao) › Zamboanga Peninsula › Aliguay Island

SCARCE now, minor scars on dorsum. Dredged in 100-200m. November, 2011.

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pulchella aliguayensis 04

pulchella novaebritanniae
Cypraeidae Cypraea Contradusta pulchella novaebritanniae

p. novaebritanniae

33,18 mm

F+++/Gem

26,18 Euro

Cillan Chan

01.05.2010

Philippines (Visayas) › Bohol Province › Balicasag Island

RARE beauty, seldom found now, minor sand inclusion in dorsum. Tangle nets 80m. April, 2010.

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pulchella novaebritanniae 01

 

Cypraeidae Cypraea Contradusta pulchella novaebritanniae

p. novaebritanniae

34,2 mm

Gem

39,10 Euro

Charlene Takahashi › seashellauction

30.12.2011

Philippines (Visayas) › Samar Island
Guiwan (Guiuan)

Tangle nets at 100m. 10. Nov. 2005

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pulchella novaebritanniae 02

pulchella pericalles
Cypraeidae Cypraea Contradusta pulchella pericalles

pulchella pericalles

29 mm

F++

11,06 Euro

Eng Hiong Ng › sstdg

04.02.2007

India (Tamil Nadu) › Karikal (Karaikal)

40-50m trawled

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pulchella pericalles 01

Cypraeidae Cypraea Contradusta pulchella pericalles

pulchella pericalles

30,2 mm

Gem

3,82 Euro

Anthony St. John › conepoint

06.11.2007

Thailand
Soungha (?)

Muddy sub-littoral, by diver /// 1972 /// THIS SHELL IS TYPICAL OF THE FORM AT THIS LOCATION, EXCEPT THAT IT HAS A *HAMMERED DORSUM*

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pulchella pericalles 02

Cypraeidae Cypraea Contradusta pulchella pericalles

pulchella pericalles

30 mm

F++

3,50 Euro

Xavier Pallarols › xavishells

02.10.2008

India (Tamil Nadu) › Cuddalore

Trawled by local fisherman. 1998

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pulchella pericalles 04

Cypraeidae Cypraea Contradusta pulchella pericalles

pulchella pericalles

28 mm

F++

3,50 Euro

Xavier Pallarols › xavishells

02.10.2008

India (Tamil Nadu) › Cuddalore

Trawled by local fisherman. 1998

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pulchella pericalles 03

pulchella pulchella
Cypraeidae Cypraea Contradusta pulchella pulchella

pulchella pulchella

36,8 mm

selected

13,85 Euro

Guido T. Poppe › www.conchology.be

28.02.2007

Taiwan › Kaoshiung

From fisherman of Kaoshiung.1980

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pulchella pulchella 01

Cypraeidae Cypraea Contradusta pulchella pulchella

pulchella pulchella

39 mm

Gem-

9,90 Euro

Gisela Müller › gisela9344

27.09.2007

Taiwan › Kaoshiung

Ausdrucksvolles Exemplar in super Größe und Qualität, von Taiwan, Kaoshiung, 60m Tiefe auf schlammigem Grund.

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pulchella pulchella 02

Cypraeidae Cypraea Contradusta pulchella pulchella

pulchella pulchella

43,7 mm

F+++

3,00 Euro

Bruno Corvec › wanted29

13.10.2008

China (South China Sea)
south east

SUPERBE SPECIMEN - BELLE TAILLE - COQUILLE LOURDE - CAILLEUSE - BASE CREME MATE

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pulchella pulchella 03

Cypraeidae Cypraea Contradusta pulchella pulchella

pulchella pulchella

41 mm

Gem

5,00 Euro

Bruno Corvec › wanted29

13.10.2008

China (South China Sea)
south east

SUPERBE SPECIMEN - COQUILLE LOURDE - CAILLEUSE - MAGNIFIQUES POINTS NOIRS SUR LES FLANCS - BASE BRILLANTE ( PAS COURANT )

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pulchella pulchella 04

Cypraeidae Cypraea Contradusta pulchella pulchella

pulchella pulchella

43 mm

n.a.

12,00 Euro

Alexander Dechant › www.defoss.de

09.10.2009

Taiwan

Trawled 130m

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pulchella pulchella 05

Cypraeidae Cypraea Contradusta pulchella pulchella

pulchella pulchella

45 mm

F+++

13,74 Euro

Qicong Li › www.china-shell.com

19.10.2009

East China Sea

The lips side growth sink mark, Special, trawled from East China Sea,deepth:120m

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pulchella pulchella 06

Cypraeidae Cypraea Contradusta pulchella pulchella

pulchella pulchella

41,8 mm

F++

0,00 Euro

Ken Shing Chang › kenshing

23.07.2010

Taiwan (Formosa Strait)
Direction Fujian (China)

Ex Shi´s Collection

Geschenk

pulchella pulchella 07

Cypraeidae Cypraea Contradusta pulchella pulchella

pulchella pulchella

32,73 mm

F+++

5,50 Euro

Quynh Gick › schneckengirl74

06.12.2010

Vietnam › Ly Son Island

5-15m

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pulchella pulchella 08

Cypraeidae Cypraea Contradusta pulchella pulchella

pulchella pulchella

44 mm

F++/F+++

5,00 Euro

Wu Fei

30.06.2011

East China Sea

Trawled from East China sea in about 160m deep, 05/2011

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pulchella pulchella 09

Cypraeidae Cypraea Contradusta pulchella pulchella

pulchella pulchella

30,54 mm

F+++/Gem

15,72 Euro

Cillan Chan

30.07.2011

Philippines (Visayas) › Bohol Province › Nocnocan Island

OUTSTANDING specimen, different from typical phulchella, RARE locality first time we see, tiny inclusion on dorsum still A MUST. July, 2011

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pulchella
aliguayensis
pulchella
novaebritanniae
pulchella
pericalles
pulchella
pulchella
 
 

Chenu 1859: Species 

Schilder & Schilder 1969: Species 

Burgess 1970: Species 

Burgess 1985: Species 

Lorenz & Hubert 2000: Species 

Meyer 2005: Species 

Lorenz 2009: Species 

Meyer 2005: Subspecies of pulchella

Lorenz 2009: Subspecies of pulchella

Schilder & Schilder 1969: Subspecies of pulchella

Burgess 1970: Synonym of pulchella

Burgess 1985: Synonym of pulchella

Lorenz & Hubert 2000: Form or Variation of pulchella

Meyer 2005: Subspecies of pulchella

Lorenz 2009: Subspecies of pulchella

Schilder & Schilder 1969: Subspecies of pulchella

Burgess 1970: Synonym of pulchella

Burgess 1985: Variation of pulchella

Lorenz & Hubert 2000: Subspecies of pulchella

Meyer 2005: Subspecies of pulchella

Lorenz 2009: Subspecies of pulchella

 

Ebay 2010: Subspecies of pulchella

Schilder & Schilder 1969: Subspecies of pulchella

Burgess 1970: Synonym of pulchella

Burgess 1985: Synonym of pulchella

Lorenz & Hubert 2000: Synonym of pulchella pericalles

 

 
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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