Purpuradusta

gracilis

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
gracilis gracilis
Cypraeidae Cypraea Purpuradusta gracilis gracilis

gracilis gracilis

16 mm

F++

1,05 Euro

Xavier Pallarols › xavishells

28.02.2007

Philippines (Visayas) › Samar Island

Taken by diver, 5-10m deep. 2005

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Purpuradusta gracilis gracilis

gracilis gracilis

17,8 mm

Gem

3,05 Euro

Robert Marchiselli › florida_shell_co

11.10.2009

Taiwan

By local fishermen

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Purpuradusta gracilis gracilis

gracilis gracilis

20 mm

Gem

12,00 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

04.11.2009

Japan (Kyushu) › Makurazaki

By snorkler at 2-3 m in crevices of rocks

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Purpuradusta gracilis gracilis

gracilis gracilis

18 mm

gem

4,00 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

08.11.2010

Thailand (Andaman Sea) › Surin Islands

Shallow dead coral reef.

No. 209: Purpuradusta gracilis gracilis... ...€ 4

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Purpuradusta gracilis gracilis

gracilis gracilis

15 mm

Gem

2,70 Euro

Goncalo Rosa › www.atollseashells.com

02.01.2012

Vietnam › Rach Gia

Snorkeling at 1-2 mts., under large rocks. Coll. March 2008.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Purpuradusta gracilis gracilis

gracilis gracilis

16,45 mm

Gem

4,70 Euro

Cillan Chan

02.05.2012

Hongkong › Peng Chau
East Ping Chau, Ah Ma Bay

Impossible to get from this location again. For study. Taken under rock at low tide. 1998

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Purpuradusta gracilis gracilis

gracilis gracilis

17,28 mm

F+++/Gem

8,00 Euro

Cillan Chan

03.06.2012

Philippines (Visayas) › Cebu Province › Bantayan Island

Nice golden subfossil, still glossy. Diver 10-20m. May, 2012.

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gracilis macula
Cypraeidae Cypraea Purpuradusta gracilis macula

gracilis macula

12 mm

Gem

4,51 Euro

David Sharpe › bestshells

16.03.2007

Australia (QLD)

Taken on coral reef, 5m

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Purpuradusta gracilis macula

gracilis macula

15,9 mm

Gem

3,38 Euro

Joanne Pollack › joanne2951

16.12.2007

Australia (QLD)

Taken live at 8 metres

am 01.07.11 von g. gracilis zu g. macula verschoben

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Purpuradusta gracilis macula

gracilis macula

19,7 mm

F++

4,26 Euro

10.01.2010

Australia (QLD)

Dived at 6m on reef

am 01.07.11 von g. gracilis zu g. macula verschoben

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Purpuradusta gracilis macula

gracilis macula

20,8 mm

n.a.

4,00 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

08.11.2010

Australia (QLD) › Brisbane Bay › Myora Reef

Muddy reef, under rocks.

No. 211: Purpuradusta gracilis macula... ...€ 4

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Purpuradusta gracilis macula

gracilis macula

15,4 mm

gem

5,00 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

08.11.2010

Australia (WA) › Port Hedland

Intertidally under coral slabs.

No. 213: Purpuradusta gracilis f. hilda... ...€ 5

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Purpuradusta gracilis macula

gracilis macula

21,88 mm

F+++/Gem

13,85 Euro

Mike Hart

08.12.2012

Australia (QLD) › Stanage Bay

Under dead coral slabs at low tide. Minor growth scar on dorsum, slightly dull base still nice.

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gracilis notata
Cypraeidae Cypraea Purpuradusta gracilis notata

gracilis notata

14 mm

F+++/Gem

4,32 Euro

Paula J. Russell › shellmama

18.10.2007

United Arab Emirates › Emirate of Fujairah › Dhadnah (Dadna)

Taken under coral at 1-m by snorkel. BEAUTIFUL SPECIMENS WITH PURPLE BLOTCHED TERMINALS

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Purpuradusta gracilis notata

gracilis notata

14 mm

F+/Gem

4,00 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

04.11.2009

Oman › Al Masirah (Masirah Island)

Shallow intertidal under rocks

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Purpuradusta gracilis notata

gracilis notata

15 mm

F++/GEM

7,20 Euro

Goncalo Rosa › www.atollseashells.com

02.01.2012

Djibouti › Tadjoura

Snorkeling at 1-2 mts. depth, under dead coral

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Purpuradusta gracilis notata

gracilis notata

16 mm

F++/GEM

7,20 Euro

Goncalo Rosa › www.atollseashells.com

02.01.2012

Djibouti › Tadjoura

Snorkeling at 1-2 mts. depth, under dead coral

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Schilder & Schilder 1969: Species 

Burgess 1970: Species 

Burgess 1985: Species 

Lorenz & Hubert 2000: Species 

Meyer 2005: Species 

Lorenz 2009: Species 

Schilder & Schilder 1969: Subspecies of gracilis

Burgess 1970: Synonym of gracilis

Burgess 1985: Variation of gracilis

Lorenz & Hubert 2000: Subspecies of gracilis

Meyer 2005: Subspecies of gracilis

Lorenz 2009: Subspecies of gracilis

Schilder & Schilder 1969: Subspecies of gracilis

Burgess 1970: Synonym of gracilis

Burgess 1985: Synonym of gracilis

Lorenz & Hubert 2000: Subspecies of gracilis

Meyer 2005: Subspecies of gracilis

Lorenz 2009: Subspecies of gracilis

Schilder & Schilder 1969: Synonym of gracilis irescens

Burgess 1970: Synonym of gracilis

Burgess 1985: Synonym of gracilis

Lorenz & Hubert 2000: Synonym of gracilis macula

Lorenz 2009: Form or Variation or just noteworthy of gracilis macula

Lorenz & Hubert 2000: Form or Variation of gracilis notata

Lorenz 2009: Form or Variation or just noteworthy of gracilis notata

Schilder & Schilder 1969: Subspecies of gracilis

Burgess 1970: Synonym of gracilis

Burgess 1985: Form of gracilis

Lorenz & Hubert 2000: Synonym of gracilis

Lorenz 2009: Form or Variation or just noteworthy of gracilis

 

Schilder & Schilder 1969: Synonym of gracilis macula

Schilder & Schilder 1969: Synonym of gracilis notata

Burgess 1970: Synonym of gracilis

Burgess 1985: Synonym of gracilis var. macula

Lorenz & Hubert 2000: Synonym of gracilis macula

Burgess 1970: Synonym of gracilis

Burgess 1985: Synonym of gracilis

Lorenz & Hubert 2000: Synonym of gracilis

Schilder & Schilder 1969: Synonym of gracilis macula

Burgess 1970: Synonym of gracilis

Burgess 1985: Synonym of gracilis

Lorenz & Hubert 2000: Synonym of gracilis macula

Schilder & Schilder 1969: Subspecies of gracilis

Burgess 1970: Synonym of gracilis

Burgess 1985: Variation of gracilis

Lorenz & Hubert 2000: Synonym of gracilis macula

Schilder & Schilder 1969: Synonym of gracilis notata

Schilder & Schilder 1969: Synonym of gracilis notata

Burgess 1970: Synonym of gracilis

Burgess 1985: Synonym of gracilis

Lorenz & Hubert 2000: Synonym of gracilis

 

 
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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