Cypraeovula (balls)

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (balls) iutsui atlantica

iutsui atlantica

31 mm

F

> 100 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

31.05.2009

South Africa › Western Cape › Kommetijie

At 50 m. Live taken, growth line.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (balls) iutsui atlantica

iutsui atlantica

30,3 mm

F

> 100 Euro

Randy Bridges › www.rbridges.com

01.06.2010

South Africa › Western Cape › Kommetijie

By diver in 55 meters. Extremely hard to get in any condition. This is a dead collected specimen with good color and gloss. No holes or chips.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (balls) iutsui atlantica

iutsui atlantica

31 mm

F++/F+++

> 100 Euro

Fabio Porfiri › discus

27.01.2012

South Africa › Western Cape › Cape Point
west cape of good hope

LARGE EXTREMELY DARK SPECIE GREAT GLOSS ...A SMALL ATTEMPT HOLE AT BASE F++F+++ SOFTH GROWTH LINE

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iutsui iutsui
Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (balls) iutsui iutsui

iutsui iutsui

28,2 mm

F+

> 100 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

18.07.2009

South Africa › Eastern Cape (W) › St. Francis Bay › Cape St. Francis

Off 125m. From Lobster Trap. Sphaerical form. Dark mottled, good size. Micro-hole in side

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Cypraeovula (balls) iutsui iutsui

iutsui iutsui

24 mm

F

> 100 Euro

Mike Els › africana

30.07.2010

South Africa › Eastern Cape (W) › St. Francis Bay › Cape St. Francis

Live taken strongly patterned heavy beauty, partially healed dorsal tooth mark, fine growth scars. F. Live taken in lobster traps in deep water (<150m)

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Burgess 1985: Species 

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Meyer 2005: Species 

Lorenz 2009: Species 

Lorenz & Hubert 2000: Form or Variation of iutsui

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Lorenz 2009: Subspecies of iutsui

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Lorenz 2009: Subspecies of iutsui

 

 
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