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vitellus vitellus
Cypraeidae Cypraea Lyncina (other) vitellus vitellus

vitellus vitellus

53 mm

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2,50 Euro

Hans-Georg Eggers › gruenerkurt

09.01.2007

No data

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Lyncina (other) vitellus vitellus

vitellus vitellus

59 mm

F++/Gem

7,00 Euro

Luciano Petruccioli › bealsi

21.01.2007

Samoan Islands

Very nice shell, haevy and very good color and pattern,lookslike a rostred specimen, taken Samoa Isl.- from old collection

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Lyncina (other) vitellus vitellus

vitellus vitellus

41 mm

F+++

2,16 Euro

Max Evans › fincormax

25.01.2007

Philippines (Visayas) › Negros Island

10m /// Clear, vivid, and few white spots on a dark brown background. PURPLE color on both lateral margins down to the base. Near GEM quality. Caught from Negros Island, Philippines.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Lyncina (other) vitellus vitellus

vitellus vitellus

38,5 mm

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0,00 Euro

? › ?

01.01.2008

Madagascar › Taolagnaro › Fort Dauphin
Towa Guaro (?)

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Geschenk

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Lyncina (other) vitellus vitellus

vitellus vitellus

57,9 mm

selected

4,00 Euro

Guido T. Poppe › www.conchology.be

02.01.2008

Philippines (Luzon) › Masbate Island

Collected from local fisherman. 2006

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Lyncina (other) vitellus vitellus

vitellus vitellus

56,7 mm

selected

4,00 Euro

Guido T. Poppe › www.conchology.be

02.01.2008

Philippines (Visayas) › Leyte Island › Biliran Island

Collected from local fisherman. - Guphil I- 2006

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Lyncina (other) vitellus vitellus

vitellus vitellus

52 mm

Gem

14,07 Euro

Elisa Guardiani › lisandlor

02.02.2008

Marshall Islands › Kwajalein Atoll

Lyncina vitellus polynesiae ... Callous,heavy, bumpy specimen, with dark contrating sides and a somewhat pyriform outline

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Lyncina (other) vitellus vitellus

vitellus vitellus

37 mm

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1,90 Euro

Daniel Price › wasatchemporium

02.10.2008

No data

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-

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Lyncina (other) vitellus vitellus

vitellus vitellus

56 mm

F++/F+++

1,80 Euro

Xavier Pallarols › xavishells

02.10.2008

Philippines (Visayas) › Bohol Province › Bohol Island

Collected by diver, 15-20m deep. 2006

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Lyncina (other) vitellus vitellus

vitellus vitellus

60 mm

F++/Gem

39,00 Euro

Antonio S. dela Cruz › tonyshells

07.10.2008

Philippines (Luzon) › Luzon Island › Manila Bay

Spotless dorsum

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Lyncina (other) vitellus vitellus

vitellus vitellus

60 mm

-

6,00 Euro

Alexander Dechant › www.defoss.de

24.05.2009

No data

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-

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Lyncina (other) vitellus vitellus

vitellus vitellus

32 mm

Gem

38,00 Euro

Fulvio Ferraiolo › www.shelldimension.com

27.06.2009

Malaysia › Borneo › Sabah › Kalapuan Island

BUMPY EXTRA MULTISPOTTED! Live Taken. From Local Fisherman. March 2007

Hawaii oder Malaysia??

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Lyncina (other) vitellus vitellus

vitellus vitellus

49 mm

n.a.

33,94 Euro

Cillan Chan

03.02.2010

Philippines (Palawan)

From fisherman. January 2010

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Lyncina (other) vitellus vitellus

vitellus vitellus

47,79 mm

F+++/Gem

4,59 Euro

Cillan Chan

27.03.2010

Philippines (Mindanao) › Davao Region › Balut Island

Deep water form. RARE, like a ball, for specialist, slightly young and minor scar, still a nice specimen for study. Tangle nets in 100-150 m. September, 2006.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Lyncina (other) vitellus vitellus

vitellus vitellus

55,47 mm

F+++

13,35 Euro

Cillan Chan

22.05.2010

Philippines (Palawan) › Balabac Islands › Balabac Island

Growth scar in margin, UNCOMMON shape.From fishermen. May, 2010.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Lyncina (other) vitellus vitellus

vitellus vitellus

60,5 mm

Gem

24,04 Euro

Randy Bridges › www.rbridges.com

01.06.2010

Fiji › Viti Levu Island › Vuda
Reef

Collected on reef in 10-15 meters. Large, dark specimen from the eastern limit for the Polynesian race. Outstanding quality and beauty.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Lyncina (other) vitellus vitellus

vitellus vitellus

53,3 mm

f++

10,00 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

08.11.2010

Japan (Kanto) › Chiba

by local diver at 6-8 m.

No. 505h: Lyncina vitellus vitellus... ...€ 10

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Lyncina (other) vitellus vitellus

vitellus vitellus

60 mm

n.a.

10,00 Euro

Felix Lorenz › www.cowries.info

08.11.2010

Australia (QLD) › Brisbane Bay › Myora Reef

Intertidally.

No. 508: Lyncina vitellus f. orcina... ...€ 10

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Lyncina (other) vitellus vitellus

vitellus vitellus

58,5 mm

F+++

8,41 Euro

Celeste C. Escarda › seacelcape

05.12.2010

Philippines (Luzon) › Tayabas Bay

Exceptional cypraea vitellus 58.5 mm cream overcast F+++ !!!!!like a cloudy form on top found in July 2010 in Tayabas bay North Philippines !!!by net from 15 meters deep!!!

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Lyncina (other) vitellus vitellus

vitellus vitellus

61,5 mm

F++

6,09 Euro

Celeste C. Escarda › seacelcape

05.12.2010

Philippines (Luzon) › Tayabas Bay

Exceptional CYPRAEA vitellus 61.5 mm f++/F+++ nice nice color &pattern THICK AND HEAVY .. fresh and live taken .. on November 2010 in Tayabas bay North Philippines !!! by net from 15 meters deep!!!

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Lyncina (other) vitellus vitellus

vitellus vitellus

46,5 mm

Gem

11,96 Euro

Celeste C. Escarda › seacelcape

05.12.2010

Philippines (Luzon) › Tayabas Bay

Exceptional CYPRAEA VITELLUS 46 .5 mm GEM , DARK BODY all over ,Purple base nice clear spot ...THICK AND HEAVY NICE color and pattern. fresh and live taken .. on November 2010 in Tayabas bay North Philippines !!! by net from 15 meters deep!!!

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Lyncina (other) vitellus vitellus

vitellus vitellus

40,2 mm

Gem

3,47 Euro

Celeste C. Escarda › seacelcape

05.12.2010

Philippines (Luzon) › Pagbilao Bay

Exceptional cypraea vitellus 40.2 mm gem nice spot, dark form!! purple base ....!live taken fresh ..found in pagbilao bay Quezon Province , North Philippines on Novemeber 2010 by net from 10-15 meters deep!!!

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Lyncina (other) vitellus vitellus

vitellus vitellus

32 mm

F+++

1,67 Euro

Quynh Gick › schneckengirl74

06.12.2010

Vietnam › Ly Son Island

5-15m

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Lyncina (other) vitellus vitellus

vitellus vitellus

39,2 mm

F+++

1,67 Euro

Quynh Gick › schneckengirl74

06.12.2010

Vietnam › Ly Son Island

5-15m

-

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Lyncina (other) vitellus vitellus

vitellus vitellus

46,3 mm

F+++

1,67 Euro

Quynh Gick › schneckengirl74

06.12.2010

Vietnam › Ly Son Island

5-15m

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Lyncina (other) vitellus vitellus

vitellus vitellus

81,92 mm

F+

16,03 Euro

Cillan Chan

26.03.2011

Philippines (Mindanao) › Zamboanga Peninsula

VERY RARE size, crack, growth scars and inclusion in dorsum, display well. From fishermen. March, 2011.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Lyncina (other) vitellus vitellus

vitellus vitellus

56,92 mm

F+++

2,88 Euro

Cillan Chan

21.06.2011

Philippines (Palawan)

EXCEPTIONAL specimen, very slender shape, small scars and water spots on dorsum, small attempted drill in upper base. From fishermen. June, 2011.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Lyncina (other) vitellus vitellus

vitellus vitellus

40,92 mm

F+++/Gem

21,44 Euro

Cillan Chan

30.07.2011

Philippines (Visayas) › Cebu Province › Cebu Island › Oslob

Oslob deep water form. RARE locality and form, healed inclusion, lines under glossy still nice. Tangle net 50-100m. July, 2011.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Lyncina (other) vitellus vitellus

vitellus vitellus

23,92 mm

F+++/Gem

10,41 Euro

Cillan Chan

08.02.2012

Philippines (Visayas) › Bohol Province › Nocnocan Island

CUTE and dark pattern, small inclusion in margin. January, 2012.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Lyncina (other) vitellus vitellus

vitellus vitellus

50,61 mm

F+++

4,70 Euro

Cillan Chan

03.06.2012

Philippines (Palawan) › Balabac Islands › Balabac Island

Growth scars and inclusion on dorsum, nice deform. From hookah divers. May, 2012.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Lyncina (other) vitellus vitellus

vitellus vitellus

42,82 mm

F+++/Gem

6,00 Euro

Cillan Chan

03.06.2012

Philippines (Mindanao) › Zamboanga Peninsula

AWESOME, minor stress lines on dorsum. From fishermen. May, 2012.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Lyncina (other) vitellus vitellus

vitellus vitellus

60,1 mm

F+++/Gem

9,40 Euro

Cillan Chan

17.06.2012

Philippines (Visayas) › Cebu Province › Cebu Island › Oslob

Deep water form. RARE form, slightly dull dorsum still nice. Tangle net 100-200m. May, 2012.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Lyncina (other) vitellus vitellus

vitellus vitellus

58,3 mm

Gem-

5,00 Euro

Remy Devorsine › Remy

30.08.2012

Australia (QLD) › Brisbane Bay › Myora Reef

Unusual dark sides. From Myora reef, Stadebroke isl, Qld. Myora reef is now a marine reserve where shelling is no more permitted.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Lyncina (other) vitellus vitellus

vitellus vitellus

57,8 mm

F+++/Gem

4,70 Euro

Cillan Chan

09.09.2012

Philippines (Visayas) › Negros Island

Callus. Nice form. UNCOMMON, slightly dull and inclusion on dorsum. From fishermen. August, 2012

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Lyncina (other) vitellus vitellus

vitellus vitellus

30,79 mm

Gem

6,30 Euro

Cillan Chan

23.09.2012

Philippines (Mindanao) › Zamboanga Peninsula

SUPERB. Very dark margin. SUPERB specimen. CUTE. From fishermen. September, 2012.

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Cypraeidae Cypraea Lyncina (other) vitellus vitellus

vitellus vitellus

58 mm

F++/F+++

65,00 Euro

Fabio Porfiri › cypshells

12.10.2012

Somalia › Merca (Merka, Marka)

UNIQUE!!! Old collection

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vitellus vitellus

52,7 mm

F+++/Gem

5,86 Euro

Cillan Chan

02.02.2013

Philippines (Visayas) › Cebu Province › Bantayan Island

nice overglaze dorsum, healed small scar on upper dorsum. Diver 10-20m. January, 2013

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Linnaeus 1758: Species 

Schilder & Schilder 1969: Species 

Burgess 1970: Species 

Burgess 1985: Species 

Lorenz & Hubert 2000: Species 

Meyer 2005: Species 

Lorenz 2009: Species 

Schilder & Schilder 1969: Synonym of vitellus

Burgess 1970: Synonym of vitellus

Burgess 1985: Synonym of vitellus

Lorenz & Hubert 2000: Form or Variation of vitellus

Lorenz 2009: Form or Variation or just noteworthy of vitellus

Schilder & Schilder 1969: Synonym of vitellus

Burgess 1970: Synonym of vitellus

Burgess 1985: Synonym of vitellus

Lorenz & Hubert 2000: Synonym of vitellus

Lorenz 2009: Form or Variation or just noteworthy of vitellus

Schilder & Schilder 1969: Synonym of vitellus

Burgess 1970: Synonym of vitellus

Burgess 1985: Synonym of vitellus

Lorenz & Hubert 2000: Form or Variation of vitellus

Lorenz 2009: Form or Variation or just noteworthy of vitellus

 

Burgess 1985: Synonym of vitellus

Schilder & Schilder 1969: Synonym of vitellus

Burgess 1970: Synonym of vitellus

Lorenz & Hubert 2000: Synonym of vitellus

Lorenz & Hubert 2000: Synonym of vitellus

Schilder & Schilder 1969: Synonym of vitellus

Schilder & Schilder 1969: Synonym of vitellus

Schilder & Schilder 1969: Synonym of vitellus

Lorenz & Hubert 2000: Synonym of vitellus

Schilder & Schilder 1969: Synonym of vitellus

Burgess 1970: Synonym of vitellus

Burgess 1985: Synonym of vitellus

Lorenz & Hubert 2000: Synonym of vitellus

Schilder & Schilder 1969: Synonym of vitellus

Schilder & Schilder 1969: Synonym of vitellus

Lorenz & Hubert 2000: Synonym of vitellus

Schilder & Schilder 1969: Synonym of vitellus

 

 
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