Mauritia

maculifera

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
maculifera maculifera
Cypraeidae Cypraea Mauritia maculifera maculifera

maculifera maculifera

46,8 mm

selected

5,00 Euro

Guido T. Poppe › www.conchology.be

11.09.2007

Philippines (Visayas) › Negros Island › Negros Occidentale › Cadiz

Collected by local fishermen. 2006

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Mauritia maculifera maculifera

maculifera maculifera

63,5 mm

F+++

3,45 Euro

Joseph E. Au-Franz › cyp_man

28.09.2007

No data

In lava tubes offshore while diving at night, 25ft

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Mauritia maculifera maculifera

maculifera maculifera

69,3 mm

F+++

3,45 Euro

Joseph E. Au-Franz › cyp_man

28.09.2007

No data

In lava tubes offshore while diving at night, 25ft

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Mauritia maculifera maculifera

maculifera maculifera

55,4 mm

F+++

4,00 Euro

Steve Aloha › *alohasteve50*

30.09.2007

Hawaiian Islands › Kauai Island

She‘s in mint condition. Heavy Callous. Exquisite patterns on dorsum. Fabulous Base.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Mauritia maculifera maculifera

maculifera maculifera

33 mm

F+++

3,88 Euro

J. Ross Mayhew › orientshells

05.10.2007

Philippines (Visayas) › Cebu Province › Olango Island

10m, Skin Diving, Very pronounced tiny white spots on the dorsum. Both lateral margins are projecting. F+++ quality because of few stress lines

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Mauritia maculifera maculifera

maculifera maculifera

57,3 mm

F+

22,94 Euro

Randy Bridges › www.rbridges.com

06.04.2010

Hawaiian Islands › Oahu Island

On boulders in 15 meters. Exceptional shell in which the pattern abruptly stops mid-dorsally, exposing the wavy pattern of a juvenile shell. Minor chip in anterior terminal.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Mauritia maculifera maculifera

maculifera maculifera

72,2 mm

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24,25 Euro

David Watts › wattsdave

06.04.2010

Hawaiian Islands › Oahu Island

Has some bubbles under the nacre on the base and along one edge. Nice very dark dorsum pattern on the specimen. Super heavy shell. Very heavy callous making this shell very wide. Impressive specimen.

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maculifera maculifera

62,6 mm

F+++

5,91 Euro

Cillan Chan

02.02.2013

Hawaiian Islands

dark beauty, small scar in upper dorsum, sligthly dull base still nice

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maculifera martybealsi
Cypraeidae Cypraea Mauritia maculifera martybealsi

maculifera martybealsi

69,8 mm

F+++

57,54 Euro

Douglas Thorn › peristicta

07.11.2009

Marquesas Islands

Diver

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maculifera scindata
Cypraeidae Cypraea Mauritia maculifera scindata

maculifera scindata

47 mm

F+++

14,39 Euro

Paula J. Russell › shellmama

18.10.2007

Cook Islands

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Mauritia maculifera scindata

maculifera scindata

52 mm

F++/Gem

13,50 Euro

Goncalo Rosa › www.atollseashells.com

08.06.2009

Cook Islands › Aitutaki Island
Lagoon

snorkeling at 1-2 m, dead coral

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Mauritia maculifera scindata

maculifera scindata

44,5 mm

n.a.

15,00 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

08.11.2010

Society Islands › Tahiti › Taiarapu Region

Shallow water under coral slabs.

No. 309: Mauritia maculifera scindata... ...€ 15

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Schilder & Schilder 1969: Species 

Burgess 1970: Species 

Burgess 1985: Species 

Lorenz & Hubert 2000: Species 

Meyer 2005: Species 

Lorenz 2009: Species 

Meyer 2005: Subspecies of maculifera

Lorenz 2009: Subspecies of maculifera

Meyer 2005: Subspecies of maculifera

Lorenz 2009: Subspecies of maculifera

 

Schilder & Schilder 1969: Synonym of depressa depressa

Burgess 1970: Synonym of depressa

Burgess 1985: Synonym of depressa

Lorenz & Hubert 2000: Synonym of maculifera

Schilder & Schilder 1969: Synonym of maculifera

Lorenz & Hubert 2000: Synonym of maculifera

Burgess 1985: Synonym of maculifera

Schilder & Schilder 1969: Synonym of maculifera

Burgess 1970: Synonym of maculifera

Lorenz & Hubert 2000: Synonym of maculifera

 

 
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