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No. Species Data size set of 3watch
eburnea (Barnes 1824) (Naria)
245x eburnea Fiji. Small calloused. f+/gem
27-38
28
245xa eburnea New Caledonia. Beautiful giants. f++/gem
37-40
45
100
edentula edentula (J. E. Gray 1825) (Cypraeovula)
247a edentula edentula Jeffreysbay. SINISTRAL. Very worn. Protconch gone. fair
20,8*
650
247x edentula edentula Port Elizabeth. Classic form. Bargain deal! f++/gem
19-22
12
30
247xa edentula edentula Jeffreysbay. Inflated local form. Fresh beach, glossy. f+
21-25
5
12
247z edentula edentula Port Elizabeth. 10 pcs gem
19-22
80
249 edentula f. cohenae Jeffreysbay. Hybrid with fuscodentata. Exceptionally large and nice. gd
30,9*
400
249x edentula f. cohenae Jeffreysbay. Hybrid with fuscodentata. Beached as usual. gd.
22-24
35
edentula nahoonensis Lorenz 1989 (Cypraeovula)
250x edentula nahoonensis East London. Really good beach, full pattern. gd/f.
21-24
10
35
edentula sanfrancisca Chiapponi 1999 (Cypraeovula)
251 edentula sanfrancisca S. Africa. The nominate form, not to be confused with astonensis. Very rare. gem
20,9*
225
252x edentula sanfrancisca f. astonensis S. Africa. Callused form from deeper water. gem
18-21
55
140
eglantina (Duclos 1833) (Mauritia)
253x eglantina Philippines. Large, inflated. f++/gem
55-69
10
253xa eglantina New Caledonia. Black melanistic and rostrate. gem
43-49
100
253xc eglantina Philippines. Greyish overcast form. gem
50-65
7
253xd eglantina Sulawesi. Small local form. f+/gem
45-51
5
253xe eglantina New Caledonia. Beginning melanism. f++/gem
48-54
30
75
254a eglantina f. momokiti West Samoa. Collected by me in 1996. Large and massive shell. gem
64,6*
250
p17 eludens NW Australia. Very pretty pattern, cream base. gem
63,3*
1350
eludens delicatura Chandler & Du Ross 1997 (Zoila)
255 eludens delicatura Peak Is. Very dark mottled, rostrate posterior. gem
49,1*
2250
255a eludens delicatura Peak Is. Lightly spotted shell with a dorsal aspect intermediate to eludens, but a typical delicatura-base. The shell's interior is grey, which is also intermediate between the two. gem
55,1*
1700
eludens eludens Raybaudi 1991 (Zoila)
256 eludens eludens Exmouth. Rounded and humped. Nice dorsal line. gem
65,4*
900
256a eludens eludens Exmouth. Broad, humped shell. gem
63,9*
1100
256b eludens eludens Exmouth. Typical gem
60,9*
900
256c eludens eludens Exmouth. Pale, elongate. gem
63,2*
650
256d eludens eludens Exmouth. Small beauty with contrasting colors. gem
57,2*
800
eludens stricklandi Lorenz 2015 (Zoila)
257 eludens stricklandi Exmouth area. Dark and densely spotted. Micro mud-inclusions on dorsum. f++
37,5*
1250
257a eludens stricklandi Exmouth area. Dark and densely spotted. Dark base. gem
38,6*
1500
257b eludens stricklandi Exmouth area. Dark, contrasting mature shell. Faint growth line not really apparent, more on the gem than the fine side, actually. f++
39,9*
1650
257c eludens stricklandi var. Exmouth area. Light colored, contrasting shell clearly showing the aurata relationship. gem
42,4*
POR
englerti (Summers & Burg. 1965) (Naria)
258x englerti Easter Is. Typical calloused shells. gem
20-24
18
erosa chlorizans (Melvill 1888) (Naria)
259 erosa chlorizans Indonesia. Spiny labral callus. Massive teeth. gem
36,5*
20
259a erosa chlorizans Queensland. Variation with a split blotch. gem
32,5*
20
259b erosa chlorizans S Queensland. Beautiful color. gem
40,5*
30
259c erosa chlorizans Bali. Contrasting pair, collected alongside. Must be kept together. gem
30-32*
30
259x erosa chlorizans New Ireland. gem
29-31
5
12
259xa erosa chlorizans Vanuatu. gem
30-41
5
12
260 erosa chlorizans f. cosmoi N Bohol, Philippines. Strange local variation. Slender, pale cream. No blotches. gem
22,6*
25
260x erosa chlorizans f. cosmoi N Bohol, Philippines. Strange local variation. Slender, pale cream, reduced marginal blotches. gem
23-27
15
261x erosa chlorizans f. lactescens Tahiti. Calloused local form. f++/gem
30-39
12
259xb erosa chlorizans var. Queensland. Local variation formerly called purissima. gem
30-41
5
12
erosa erosa (Linnaeus 1758) (Naria)
262a erosa erosa Mauritius. Famous dwarf form.gem
15-17
25
262x erosa erosa Zanzibar. Typical gem
35-43
5
12
262xa erosa erosa India. Characteristic nominate form. gem
28-34
5
12
262z erosa erosa Zanzibar. 20 pcs gem
35-43
20
263a erosa erosa Natal, S. Africa. Deep water. Large blue spots. A super shell! gem
44,1*
75
263b erosa erosa Mauritius. Young adult without dorsal pattern. gem
28,1*
10
265x erosa erosa f. similis Tanzania. Typical slender, less callused shells. Uncommon. gem
36-47
10
25
errones (Linnaeus 1758) (Erronea)
266x errones Sulawesi. Dwarf population. gem
15-17
5
12
266xa errones Philippines. Typical lightweight form. gem
26-31
5
12
266xb errones Cocos Keeling Is. Interesting locality. gem
22-34
12
266xc errones Okinawa. White base. gem
15-21
12
266xd errones Taiwan. Solid shells, obsolete columellar teeth. gem
30-35
10
266xe errones Bali. Very dwarf population. gem
11-14
25
266xf errones Java. Interesting small-shelled form. gem
18-22
5
12
266xg errones New Caledonia. Cylindrical, often banded. Variable. gem
22-31
5
12
267 errones f. azurea Broome. Fantastic shell! Very few discrete spots. gem
31,2*
225
267b errones f. azurea Broome. Exceptional shell with a darker dorsal line. gem-
21,8*
220
267c errones f. azurea Broome. Nice gem
24,1*
70
267d errones f. azurea Broome. Remarkably ugly dwarf freak
15,4*
20
267x errones f. azurea Broome. Hard to get these days. f+/f++
23-26
65
268x errones f. bimaculata Sri Lanka. Large greenish f++/gem
24-30
5
12
268z errones f. bimaculata Sri Lanka. 10 pcs f+/gem
24-30
10
269x errones f. coxi W. Australia. Dark blotched, vriable. gem
18-25
5
12
269xa errones f. coxi Queensland. Rather solid. gem
18-28
5
12
269xb errones f. coxi South Queensland. Quite massive, larger. gem
31-36
10
269xc errones f. coxi Queensland. Slight melanism. f++/gem
18-28
10
erythraeensis (Sowerby II 1837) (Bistolida)
270 erythraeensis Egypt. Large, densely blotched form. gem
26,1*
35
270a erythraeensis Egypt. Large, inflated. gem
27,0*
35
270x erythraeensis Egypt. Callused local form. f+/gem
18-21
15
270xa erythraeensis Saudi Arabia. Variable. f++/gem
15-19
10
270xb erythraeensis Djibouti. Cute dwarfs. f++/gem
11-13
10
esontropia (Duclos 1833) (Cribrarula)
271a esontropia Mauritius. Small, calloused form. gem
15,0*
75
271b esontropia Mauritius. Large form. Blurred pattern. Fresh dead, glossy. f
24,9*
50
271x esontropia Mauritius. Diver collected dead specimens. gd
16-19
15
272x esontropia f. translucida Mauritius. Extinct form. Subfossil
18-26
25
exmouthensis exmouthensis (Melvill 1888) (Cribrarula)
273 exmouthensis exmouthensis Exmouth area. Dark and calloused. Very rare. gem
27,4*
625
273a exmouthensis exmouthensis Exmouth area. Dark and large. Shallow wrinkly above labrum not affecting the overall appearance. gem-
28,7*
425
exmouthensis magnifica Lorenz 2002 (Cribrarula)
274 exmouthensis magnifica Broome. Dark shell with numerous micro-scratches. f
34,0*
200
274b exmouthensis magnifica Broome. Fresh dead with good gloss and complete pattern.
30,1*
250
exusta (Sowerby II 1832) (Talparia)
275 exusta Northern Red Sea. The actual nominate form (99,9% of all specimens in collections are of the variation meridiana from Dahlak, Djibouti or Somalia). This true northern one is very inflated, a tiny bit young, but really impressive. f++
73,8*
POR
fallax antonellae Lo., Chia. & Marsh. 2013 (Cribrarula)
277 fallax antonellae SW Australia. Livecollected. Wrinkle on side of dorsum. f+
29,8*
425
fallax fallax (Smith 1881) (Cribrarula)
278 fallax fallax SW Australia. Slender lightweight classic form. Most likely beachcollected at Denmark, but no visible defects and high gloss. gem
30,0*
850
felina fabula (Kiener 1844) (Melicerona)
279x felina fabula Arabia. Typical fat tiny specimens. Fresh f++/gem
12-15
8
15
felina felina (Gmelin 1791) (Melicerona)
280 felina felina Tanzania. Very calloused, small lateral spots. gem
18,9*
15
280x felina felina Tanzania. Greenish, finely spotted. gem
16-20
5
12
280xa felina felina Mozambique. Larger, heavy shells. gem
20-22
8
280xb felina felina Madagascar. smaller, cylindrical. f++/gem
14-16
8
280z felina felina Tanzania. 20 pcs f+/gem
16-20
30
281a felina felina f. pallidaeformis S Africa. Large, calloused. gem-
24,2*
30
281b felina felina f. pallidaeformis S Africa. Large. Finely freckled. f++
25,0*
30
fernandoi Cate 1969 (Erronea)
282 fernandoi Philippines. Small, calloused shell with pretty pattern. gem
18,7*
550
fimbriata fimbriata (Gmelin 1791) (Purpuradusta)
284 fimbriata fimbriata f. durbanensis Natal. Deep water. Large southern form. Rare and quite distinct. gem-
16,3*
25
284a fimbriata fimbriata f. durbanensis Natal. Deep water. Large southern form. Rare and quite distinct. gem-
15,8*
25
284b fimbriata fimbriata f. durbanensis Natal. Deep water. Dark fresh gem
15,1*
25
284c fimbriata fimbriata f. durbanensis Natal. Deep water. Exquisite pattern. f+
14,6*
25
284x fimbriata fimbriata f. durbanensis Tanzania. Variable gem
14-16
5
12
284z fimbriata fimbriata f. durbanensis Tanzania. 20 pcs f+/gem
14-16
15
285x fimbriata fimbriata f. quasigracilis Tanzania. A weird variation. f++/gem
13-16
25
fimbriata marmorata (Schršter 1804) (Purpuradusta)
287x fimbriata marmorata Kwajalein Atoll. Yellowish, tiny. gem
9-10
5
12
287xa fimbriata marmorata Bali. Freshly collected. f++/gem
10-12
15
288x fimbriata marmorata f. unizonata Tahiti. Variable, pink colored. gem
9-11
5
12
fimbriata marquesana Lorenz 2002 (Purpuradusta)
289 fimbriata marquesana Marquesas Is. Fresh gem
11,9*
15
289a fimbriata marquesana Marquesas Is. Fresh, densely spotted gem
11,5*
30
289b fimbriata marquesana Marquesas Is. Large heavy gem-
13,7*
65
289x fimbriata marquesana Marquesas Is. Dark distinctive beauties. Live freshly taken. f++/gem
9-12
5
12
fimbriata unifasciata (Mighels 1845) (Purpuradusta)
290 fimbriata unifasciata Hawaii. Exceptional size and quality. gem
15,1*
35
290a fimbriata unifasciata Hawaii. Exceptional size and quality. gem
14,3*
35
290b fimbriata unifasciata Hawaii. The best in terms of pattern. gem
13,9*
45
290c fimbriata unifasciata Hawaii. Exceptional size. gem-
14,1*
20
290x fimbriata unifasciata Hawaii. A good subspecies according to DNA studies. gem
10-12
10
25
francescoi Lorenz 2002 (Cribrarula)
291x francescoi Madagascar. Very variable in shape, pattern, and size f++/gem
13-18
8
20
friendii friendii (J. E. Gray 1831) (Zoila)
292 friendii friendii SW Australia. Typical dark and fresh gem
85,1*
110
292a friendii friendii SW Australia. Beautiful contrasting pattern. gem
85,1*
140
292b friendii friendii SW Australia. gem
82,4*
75
292c friendii friendii SW Australia. Large, with lovely colors along the margins. gem
92,1*
220
292d friendii friendii SW Australia. Large, with a tall spire. Superb busy pattern, fantastic shell. gem
95,8*
475
292e friendii friendii SW Australia. Heavy and broad. Lots of blue and fine transverse lines dorsally. gem
88,2*
175
292f friendii friendii SW Australia. Clean dorsal line. gem
88,7*
175
292h friendii friendii SW Australia. Beautiful dorsal line. gem
86,4*
175
292m friendii friendii Busselton form. Striped pattern. Freshly collected. Really super. gem
74,0*
100
292n friendii friendii Busselton form. Densely spotted. Freshly collected. Really super. gem
69,8*
90
294c friendii friendii Fremantle form. Large, broad and heavy. gem
90,2*
175
p1 friendii friendii Geographe Bay. Blue with regular spotting. gem
70,5*
130
p2 friendii friendii Geographe Bay. Large blue banded areas. Shallow growth line, no chips. f++
74,0*
90
p3 friendii friendii SW Australia. Great color are pattern. Very minor natural nacre irregularities. No chips. f++
79,5*
75
p4 friendii friendii SW Australia. Fabulous dorsal line. gem
74,6*
200
p6 friendii friendii SW Australia. Nice pattern. Small wrinkle in dorsum not affecting beauty. f++
88,5*
200
p7 friendii friendii SW Australia. Smaller dark shell. gem
77,8*
80
294e friendii friendii f. scotti Dunsborough. Extinct shallow water dwarf population. gem
50,4*
175
294f friendii friendii f. scotti Dunsborough. Extinct shallow water dwarf population. gem
51,2*
175
294g friendii friendii f. scotti Dunsborough. Extinct shallow water dwarf population. gem
47,9*
300
friendii kostini Lorenz & Chiapponi 2007 (Zoila)
295 friendii kostini W. Australia. Fantastic orange tone, a very rare variation. gem
65,5*
2800
295a friendii kostini W. Australia. Immaculate form. Very fresh dead, presents well. f+
63,5*
600
295b friendii kostini W. Australia. Larger spots on bluish background. Very shallow line dorsally. gem-
66,8*
1400
295c friendii kostini W. Australia. Heavy dwarf. gem
62,7*
1300
295d friendii kostini W. Australia. Fresh dead. gd
61,2*
45
295e friendii kostini W. Australia. Immaculate form. Dwarf. Faint banding. Quite special. gem
56,9*
POR
friendii thalamega Lorenz 2002 (Zoila)
296 friendii thalamega W Australia. Large, typical shell with dark base and cream margins. Attractive despite several smaller flaws and a re-grown chipped anterior. f+
93,6*
1650
296a friendii thalamega W Australia. Cream base. Attractive shell with somewhat twisted shape, growth line not affecting beauty, and healed chip in posterior. A good deal for this rare form. f+
81,3*
1200
p21 friendii thalamega W Australia. Lovely contrasting pattern, cream margins. Some growth irregularities on dorsum. Tips intact. f+
84,3*
POR
297 friendii thalamega f. marina Abrolhos. Large, interesting shell heading towards classic thalamega. gem
85,2*
850
friendii vercoi Schilder 1930 (Zoila)
298b friendii vercoi Albany area. Inflated, with dense mottling. gem
73,3*
160
298c friendii vercoi SW Australia. Elongate, with nice pattern. Very minor irregularities, no chips. gem-
85,5*
150
298d friendii vercoi SW Australia. Dark and heavy. gem
78,9*
165
298e friendii vercoi SW Australia. Humped, good size. Very minor irregularities, no chips. gem-
89,8*
150
298f friendii vercoi SW Australia. Blue dorsum, really special. A bit growthy. f+
71,6*
250
298g friendii vercoi SW Australia. Humped, nice pattern. Glowth line agross dorsum. f+
75,3*
90
298h friendii vercoi SW Australia. Beautiful dorsal line. gem
77,6*
180
298k friendii vercoi SW Australia. Pretty pattern. Very minor scratches on base. gem-
73,7*
125
p38 friendii vercoi SW Australia. Dark mottled with a tinge of olive green, contrasting colors, absolutely fantastic. gem
73,8*
275
p39 friendii vercoi SW Australia. Large, inflated. Two growth lines. Interesting combination of patterns. f+
87,8*
75
299 friendii vercoi f. candida SW Australia. The other side is lentiginosa. Super special shell. gem
69,0*
POR
301 friendii vercoi f. insulata SW Australia. Large, with minor natural irregularities. Collected by Peter Clarkson, has original label. gem-
92,5*
250
p40 friendii vercoi f. lentiginosa SW Australia. Large, inflated. Very lovely combination of blues and shades of brown. Very minor natural irregularities, still graded as gem
85,0*
950
p41 friendii vercoi f. lentiginosa SW Australia. Sparse mottling on blue banded background. gem
80,4*
700
p42 friendii vercoi f. lentiginosa SW Australia. Rows of fine spots. Superb shell for experts. gem
74,6*
POR
p43 friendii vercoi f. lentiginosa SW Australia. Exposed primary banding. gem
74,6*
750
fultoni amorimi Raybaudi 1990 (Barycypraea)
304g fultoni amorimi f. massieri Mozambique. Rather small, granulose shell. Healed drill on base, otherwise quite ok. f++
63,9
1300
304h fultoni amorimi f. massieri Mozambique. Intermediate shape to amorimi. Typically granulose. Almost flawless. gem-
70,7*
POR
fultoni fultoni (Sowerby III 1903) (Barycypraea)
305e fultoni fultoni Kwa-Zulu Natal, S Africa. Subadult shell with wonderful pattern. gem
52,1*
1450
fuscodentata fuscodentata (J. E. Gray 1825) (Cypraeovula)
306x fuscodentata fuscodentata Jeffreysbay area. Fresh beach. The rare nominate form. Note strong, pointed teeth. f
29-36
15
35
fuscodentata grohorum Lorenz 2002 (Cypraeovula)
307x fuscodentata grohorum South Africa. False Bay area. Typical mottled form. Usually a bit growthy. Population seems to have disappeared. Not found in recent years. f+/f++
32-36
65
175
fuscodentata sphaerica Lorenz 2002 (Cypraeovula)
308x fuscodentata sphaerica S. Africa. deep water. Callused f+/gem
29-33
75
fuscomaculata (Pease 1865) (Bistolida)
309 fuscomaculata Fanning Is., Live taken gem
10,6*
225
309x fuscomaculata Gellinam Is., Kwajalein Atoll. Beached
10-12
5
12
fuscorubra fuscorubra (Shaw 1909) (Cypraeovula)
310a fuscorubra fuscorubra South Africa. Nice pattern. Large. gem
36,2*
15
310c fuscorubra fuscorubra South Africa. The ultimate set of 6. gem
30-36*
150
310x fuscorubra fuscorubra South Africa. Nice specimens. Select f+/gem
32-34
10
25
310z fuscorubra fuscorubra South Africa. Nice specimens. 10 pcs f+/gem
32-34
30
fuscorubra gondwanalandensis (Burgess 1970) (Cypraeovula)
311 fuscorubra gondwanalandensis South Africa. Small form, nice color. gem
25,1*
65
311a fuscorubra gondwanalandensis South Africa. Small form. Contrasting color. f++
25,4*
60
311b fuscorubra gondwanalandensis South Africa. Small form. Purple base. f++
26,3*
50
311c fuscorubra gondwanalandensis South Africa. Classic form. Strongly calloused, a rare and attractive form. gem
27,2*
125
311e fuscorubra gondwanalandensis South Africa. Conchologically intermediate to fuscodentata. Very interesting and rare variation. gem
26,0*
150
311g fuscorubra gondwanalandensis South Africa. Dark mottled. gem
26,6*
75
311x fuscorubra gondwanalandensis South Africa. Distinctive, yet quite variable. f+/f++
23-27
50
120
gangranosa (Dillwyn 1817) (Naria)
312 gangranosa Thailand. Large shell from good old days. gem
23,3*
15
312x gangranosa Thailand. Very variable, I recommend a set. f++/gem
14-18
5
12
312z gangranosa Thailand. 20 pcs gem
14-18
40
313a gangranosa f. annosa Mozambique. Large, rare southern form. Ex pisce, nice pattern. f+
27,6*
60
313b gangranosa f. annosa Mozambique. Large, rare southern form. Ex pisce, nice pattern, calloused. f+
25,6*
45
313c gangranosa f. annosa S Africa. Attractive shell with unusual brown dental staining. gem
24,0*
75
314x gangranosa f. reentsii Thailand. Nice, hard to get these days. gem
15-17
20
50
gaskoinii (Reeve 1846) (Cribrarula)
316a gaskoinii Hawaii. Strange pattern. gem
19,0*
35
316x gaskoinii Hawaii. Bigger ones, callused and beautiful. gem
18-20
40
317x gaskoinii f. fischeri Hawaii. Typical smaller breed, these are said to be the males. gem
11-16
20
45
gaspardi Biraghi & Nicolay 1993 (Cribrarula)
318 gaspardi Kwajalein Atoll. Rostrated, pellucid. gem
11,7*
220
geographica geographica Sch. & Sch. 1933 (Leporicypraea)
321 geographica geographica Thailand. Slender specimen of the nominate form. gem
55,2*
25
321b geographica geographica Sumatera. Inflated deep water form. Reddish color. Heavy, deltoidal. Sandgrain dot in nacre, otherwise perfect. gem-
69,4*
35
321c geographica geographica Sumatera. Inflated deep water form. Nice pattern. gem
67,3*
45
321x geographica geographica Andaman Sea. Dwarf shells, the nominate form. f+/gem
42-49
20
319 geographica geographica f. africola Seychelles. Small, very inflated gem
64,7*
35
319a geographica geographica f. africola Reunion. Spectacular pattern. Heavy shell. Very rare from this area. gem
63,6*
50
319b geographica geographica f. africola Tanzania. Dark beauty with regular pattern. gem
75,2*
35
319c geographica geographica f. africola Tanzania. Large, inflated shell from fishtraps of Pemba. gem-
79,7*
25
319d geographica geographica f. africola Tanzania. Large and inflated. gem
76,6*
35
319e geographica geographica f. africola Tanzania. Large and heavy. Clear and regular netting. Very exceptional quality. gem
80,6*
150
319f geographica geographica f. africola Tanzania. Busy pattern, three columns on side. gem-
75,2*
20
319x geographica geographica f. africola Tanzania. Variable, a set is recommended! f+/gem
>61
10
25
319xz geographica geographica f. africola Tanzania. Series of 20 different specimens with minor defects. f/f+
>61
45
320a geographica geographica f. maresinica Malaysia. Slender shell with produced extremities. Rust overglazed in base. f+
64,2*
25
320b geographica geographica f. maresinica Malaysia. Inflated, with calloused base. Healed micro-bitemarks on dorsum. f++
58,8*
45
320c geographica geographica f. maresinica Malaysia. Heavy beauty. gem
64,0*
45
320x geographica geographica f. maresinica Malaysia. From shipwrecks at 30-50 m. Natural irregularities. Some have patches with rust inclusions. Not found any longer as the wrecks have been salvaged lately. f+/f++
53-67
30
geographica rewa (Stead. & Cotton 1943) (Leporicypraea)
322a geographica rewa Samoa. Very heavy. Typical narrow aperture. gem
65,0*
150
322b geographica rewa Samoa. Calloused base. gem
64,7*
150
322c geographica rewa Tonga. Dwarf local form. Hardly to get. f++
47,9*
125
322d geographica rewa Tonga. Dwarf local form. Very nice. gem-
48,1*
190
322f geographica rewa Vanuatu. Local variation resembling mappa. f++
71,7*
90
globulus brevirostris Sch. & Sch. 1938 (Pustularia)
324a globulus brevirostris Mauritius. Dark dental staining only found in this form. Rare. gem
11,9*
25
324x globulus brevirostris Mauritius. Typical dark red Mascarene specimens. Note shorter extremities compared to E African ones. gem
11-13
20
325x globulus brevirostris f. deannae Mozambique. Orange gem
13-15
12
30
globulus globulus (Linnaeus 1758) (Pustularia)
327 globulus globulus Thailand. Two darker blotches on dorsum. Listed here for the few experts in this group out there, as they will know what the deal is. Anterior chipped and re-grown. f
22,5*
20
327x globulus globulus Thailand. Typical gem
16-19
10
25
globulus sphaeridium Sch. & Sch. 1938 (Pustularia)
328x globulus sphaeridium Philippines. Super dark, beautiful. gem
16-21
8
20
328xa globulus sphaeridium Samoa. dark, smaller and more rostrate than the PI form. And even rarer. gem
14-16
45
328z globulus sphaeridium Philippines. 20 pcs f++/gem
16-21
60
goodallii (J. E. Gray 1832) (Bistolida)
329 goodallii Tuamotu. Dwarf local form. Live taken. f++
9,4*
35
329x goodallii Tuamotu. Pellucid and shiny, irregular blotch. gem
10-11
65
329xa goodallii Cook Is. Interesting variation. gem
11-12
110
329xb goodallii Tuamotu. Representative shiny dead taken dwarf local form. f+/f++
9-11
15
40
gracilis gracilis (Gaskoin 1849) (Purpuradusta)
330x gracilis gracilis Thailand. Dark spotted. gem
13-15
5
12
330xa gracilis gracilis Philippines. Typical paler gem
12-15
5
12
331x gracilis gracilis f. japonica Japan. Dark, very hard to get. gem
13-15
25
gracilis hilda (Iredale 1939) (Purpuradusta)
332x gracilis hilda W. Australia. Distinctive subspecies with reduced terminal blotches and blunt extremities. gem
>17
5
12
332z gracilis hilda W Australia. 10 pcs f+/gem
>17
20
gracilis macula (Angas 1867) (Purpuradusta)
333x gracilis macula Queensland. Variable. f+/gem
15-18
5
12
gracilis notata (Gill 1858) (Purpuradusta)
334x gracilis notata Saudi Arabia. Variable, dark tips. f++/gem
12-15
5
12
334xa gracilis notata Egypt. Variable size and colour. f+/gem
12-17
5
12
334xb gracilis notata Oman. Larger, pale form. f++/gem
19-20
25
334z gracilis notata Saudi Arabia. 10 pcs f+/gem
12-15
30
granulata (Pease 1862) (Nucleolaria)
337 granulata granulata Hawaii. Nice large gem
31,8*
40
337x granulata granulata Hawaii. Medium sized specimens. gem
23-27
25
gravida Moretzsohn 2002 (Cribrarula)
grayana Schilder 1930 (Mauritia)
339 grayana Egypt. Dark rusty red. Large and perfect. gem
74,8*
200
339b grayana Egypt, from shipwreck in military area, now inaccessible. Brownish, beginning rusty, no blisters or blemishes. An attractive form, not on the market. f++/gem
59-61
30
339d grayana Egypt, from shipwreck in military area, now inaccessible. Dark red rusty, some blisters. f+
69,4*
75
339f grayana Egypt. Beautifully banded. The photo does not really do it justice. f++
58,1*
10
339x grayana Yemen. Interesting dwarf breed. gem
26-36
5
12
339xa grayana Egypt. Larger f++/gem
59-62
15
339xb grayana Egypt. Red rusty, from shipwreck. f+/f++
65-70
75
339xc grayana Oman. Typical local form. f++/gem
49-54
5
12
guttata azumai (Schilder 1960) (Perisserosa)
340 guttata azumai Taiwan. Typical specimen lacking the labral blotch. gem
52,4*
25
340a guttata azumai E China. Soid dorsal coat, hardly spotted. gem
49,6*
25
340x guttata azumai Taiwan. Typical specimens with the minor flaws they usually have. f++
43-49
12
30
guttata guttata (Gmelin 1791) (Perisserosa)
341b guttata guttata Philippines. Small, rostrate local form. Large dense spots. gem
54,1*
65
341x guttata guttata Philippines. Good size and pattern. Variable. gem
55-65
45
120
343 guttata guttata f. bicallosa Philippines. Typical shell with produced marginal callus. gem
53,5*
90
guttata surinensis (Raybaudi 1978) (Perisserosa)
344d guttata surinensis Thailand. Large gem
57,7*
80
344x guttata surinensis Thailand. Typical medium sized shells. Good price. f++/gem
44-54
25
70
hammondae dampierensis Sch. & Sch. 1965 (Purpuradusta)
345a hammondae dampierensis W. Australia. Dark spotted, very calloused. gem
15,1*
25
345x hammondae dampierensis W. Australia. Dark spotted tips. f++/gem
12-14
12
hammondae hammondae (Iredale 1939) (Purpuradusta)
346 hammondae hammondae Queensland. Beautifully banded. gem
13,4*
45
hammondae raysummersi Schilder 1960 (Purpuradusta)
347x hammondae raysummersi Philippines. Variable. f+/gem
11-14
5
12
347xa hammondae raysummersi Indonesia. Local variation with reduced dorsal banding. f+/gem
12-15
15
347z hammondae raysummersi Philippines. 10 pcs f+/gem
11-14
30
helvola bellatrix (Lorenz 2009) (Naria)
348 helvola bellatrix Marquesas. Lovely dorsal spotting and shades of pink and purple along the marginal callus. gem
22,1*
45
348a helvola bellatrix Marquesas. Thick marginal callus. Dark color. gem
20,8*
30
348b helvola bellatrix Marquesas. Extreme marginal callus. Dark color. gem
21,3*
45
348c helvola bellatrix Marquesas. Small shell with rows of white spots. gem
16,8*
25
348d helvola bellatrix Marquesas. Small shell with interesting dorsal line. gem
17,1*
25
348e helvola bellatrix Marquesas. Small shell with nice spotting. gem
15,7*
25
348x helvola bellatrix Marquesas. Typical average sized specimens. gem
18-21
15
40
helvola hawaiiensis (Melvill 1888) (Naria)
349x helvola hawaiiensis Hawaii. Very variable. gem
14-25
5
12
349z helvola hawaiiensis Hawaii. 10 pcs gem
14-25
30
helvola helvola (Linnaeus 1758) (Naria)
350a helvola helvola Lombok, Indonesia. Large and dark gem
24,6*
8
350b helvola helvola Lombok, Indonesia. Large and dark gem
25,1*
8
350c helvola helvola Lombok, Indonesia. Large and dark gem
26,6*
12
350x helvola helvola Philippines. Orange to brown, very variable. gem
14-23
5
12
350xa helvola helvola Kwajalein Atoll. gem
14-18
5
12
350xb helvola helvola India. Beautiful dark form. gem
20-24
5
12
350xc helvola helvola Solomons. Variable. gem
17-21
5
12
350xd helvola helvola Saipan. Typical Central Pacific shells. Nice quality. gem
18-23
10
350xe helvola helvola Samoa. Strongly calloused form. Variable. gem
15-22
10
351d helvola helvola f. argella Tanzania. Very few dark spots! gem
19,2*
15
351x helvola helvola f. argella Tanzania. Dark selected gem
17-24
5
12
351xf helvola helvola f. argella Tanzania. Fully glossy subfossil
19-26
20
351z helvola helvola f. argella Tanzania. 20 pcs gem
17-24
25
352x helvola helvola f. callista Tahiti. Small, calloused eastern form. gem
15-18
8
353 helvola helvola f. citrinicolor Rottnest Is., SW. Australia. Extreme southern shells. Very dark, attractive beauty. gem
24,7*
35
353a helvola helvola f. citrinicolor Rottnest Is., SW. Australia. Extreme southern shells. Large and pretty. gem
28,4*
25
353x helvola helvola f. citrinicolor W. Australia. Paler, less calloused local form. gem
19-22
5
12
353xa helvola helvola f. citrinicolor W. Australia. Set of more than 100 fresh dead shells, full pattern most with some gloss. For study, exact provenance. f/f+
21-27*
15
353xb helvola helvola f. citrinicolor Rottnest Is., SW. Australia. Extreme southern shells. Very dark, quite different. gem
23-25
15
354 helvola helvola f. mcleani Tanzania. Not quite as spectacular as these get. gem
21,8*
15
354a helvola helvola f. mcleani Tanzania. Nice sample of this color form. gem
21,2*
15
355 helvola helvola f. meridionalis Transkei, S. Africa. Giant beauty from a tidepool. gem
32,2*
45
355x helvola helvola f. meridionalis South Africa. Dredged from 100 m. Very variable. f++/gem
16-22
10
25
355xa helvola helvola f. meridionalis Tanzania. Large, slender form. f++/gem
26-29
15
hesitata beddomei Schilder 1930 (Umbilia)
356 hesitata beddomei New South Wales. Heavy and dark. gem
74,5*
65
356x hesitata beddomei New South Wales. Uncommon small form. f+/f++
66-78
30
80
35a hesitata beddomei New South Wales. Calloused, depressed. Good color. f++
72,8*
65
hesitata hesitata (Iredale 1916) (Umbilia)
357 hesitata hesitata Lake's Entrance. Nice spotted gem
96,9*
25
357b hesitata hesitata Lake's Entrance. Nice heavy gem
96,5*
25
357d hesitata hesitata Lake's Entrance. Nice gem
99,0*
40
357x hesitata hesitata Bass Strait. Selected specimens. f++/gem
>82
15
40
358x hesitata hesitata f. howelli Tasmania. Plain white. Very rare now. f+/f++
95-98
90
hesitata suprastrata Govaert, et al. 2015 (Umbilia)
hesperina Sch. & Sch. 1963 (Eclogavena)
360x hesperina Solomons. Large, freckled form. f++/gem
21-24
18
360xa hesperina f. insolita New Guinea. Coarsely spotted variation. f++/gem
15-19
18
40
hirasei (Roberts 1913) (Austrasiatica)
362x hirasei China. Typical shells, variable pattern. f+/f++
41-52
75
364 hirasei f. philippina Philippines. Faintly spotted, angular margins. Small paler stain at posterior of dorsum, otherwise top. gem-
45,7*
225
hirundo francisca Sch. & Sch. 1938 (Bistolida)
366 hirundo francisca Seychelles. Unblotched. Collected by Prof. G. Richard (author of bernardi) in the 1970s. Fantastic large gem
16,2*
225
hirundo hirundo (Linnaeus 1758) (Bistolida)
368 hirundo hirundo Bali. Large, dark blotched. f++
18,0*
35
368x hirundo hirundo Maldives. From back in the days. f++/gem
12-15
20
hirundo neglecta (Sowerby I 1837) (Bistolida)
370x hirundo neglecta Philippines. Typical greenish. f++/gem
15-19
5
12
hirundo rouxi (Ancey 1882) (Bistolida)
371x hirundo rouxi Queensland. Nice variable. Often unblotched. f+/gem
13-17
10
25
histrio (Gmelin 1791) (Mauritia)
374a histrio Natal, South Africa. Dredged from deeper water. Produced extremities and mindboggling ocellated pattern. Some hairlines along side. gem-
72,0*
200
374d histrio Natal, South Africa. Dived in the habitat of broderipii. gem
67,6*
45
374x histrio Tanzania. Beautiful, variable. I highly recommend a set! f+/gem
45-66
5
12
374z histrio Tanzania. 20 pcs f+/gem
45-66
40
375 histrio f. elongata Southern Tanzania. Distinctive variation (named by Raybaudi) with a wider aperture, fine teeth, elongate shape and bluish dorsum. Minimal roughness at tip. f++
56,6*
40
375k histrio f. elongata Southern Tanzania. Interesting lacunae. gem-
56,6*
25
376 histrio f. westralis NW Australia. Heavy, with spectacular pattern. gem-
68,2*
25
376a histrio f. westralis NW Australia. Smaller, very heavy. gem
61,2*
25
376b histrio f. westralis NW Australia. Large and heavy. Freaky teeth. gem-
70,4*
25
376d histrio f. westralis NW Australia. Smaller local form. f+
55,3*
25
376e histrio f. westralis NW Australia. Smaller local form. Dwarf. gem-
46,0*
18
376x histrio f. westralis NW Australia. Smaller local form. Dark and distinctively flatter than shells from the western and central Indian Ocean. f++/gem
46-53
15
humphreyii (J. E. Gray 1825) (Palmadusta)
377a humphreyii S Queensland. Nice pattern. gem
17,4*
35
377b humphreyii S Queensland. Conspicuous banding. gem
14,1*
20
377c humphreyii S Queensland. Interesting shell with growth line chaning pattern. f
18,9*
10
377e humphreyii S Queensland. Wonky pattern. f+
16,9*
10
377f humphreyii S Queensland. Yes!! gem
15,8*
50
377x humphreyii Solomons. Variable pattern. Small form. f+/gem
11-14
8
20
hungerfordi bealsi (Mock 1996) (Paradusta)
378 hungerfordi bealsi Philippines. Fresh dead, still quite nice
26,6*
50
hungerfordi coucomi (Schilder 1964) (Paradusta)
379 hungerfordi coucomi Queensland. Heavy-shelled southern form. f+
40,9*
315
379a hungerfordi coucomi Queensland. Lightweight Swains reef form. Very fresh dead, good gloss and pattern. f+
42,5*
220
hungerfordi hungerfordi (Sowerby III 1888) (Paradusta)
380 hungerfordi hungerfordi Taiwan. Slender pyriform shell with sparse pattern and no darker marginal spotting. Marginal callus not developed, yet fully mature. gem
38,3*
45
380a hungerfordi hungerfordi Taiwan. Strange silver spotting. gem
36,7*
45
380x hungerfordi hungerfordi E China. Variable. f++/gem
30-40
8
20
380z hungerfordi hungerfordi E China. 10 pcs f+/gem
30-40
30
immelmani Liltved 2001 (Cypraeovula)
381 immelmani Transkei. Better than average dead shell. gd
23,0*
75
381a immelmani Transkei. Probably the freshest shell that has been taken out in 20 years. Reminiscences of gloss and pattern. gd++
18,4*
220
381x immelmani Transkei. Dead shells retaining the species-characteristics. Bargain! gd
18-21
20
50
interrupta (J. E. Gray 1824) (Blasicrura)
382x interrupta Sri Lanka. Becoming scarce. f++/gem
22-30
20
irrorata (J. E. Gray 1828) (Naria)
383 irrorata Tuamotu. Large gem
12,5*
35
383x irrorata Tahiti. Pretty dark spotted shells. gem
9-11
15
383xa irrorata Tuamotu. Fresh dead, fully glossy. f++/gem
8-10
10
383z irrorata Tahiti. 20 pcs f+/f++
9-11
40
isabella (Linnaeus 1758) (Luria)
384 isabella Sulu Sea. Mysterious dwarf freak form. Only known from eroded shells. Not found recently. gd
11,7*
25
384d isabella Tanzania. Fantastic example of "white streaks" caused by wrong storange. Such shells have been advertised by my colleagues as rare form. See G3 Vol. 2 pl. 325: 16, 17.
35,4*
50
384f isabella S Queensland. Strange angular shape, dark stained ends and brownish dorsum.
33,4*
20
384x isabella Tahiti. Typical small specimens of the Tahiti-variation with somewhat broader lines. f++/gem
12-15
5
12
384xa isabella Tanzania. Variable pattern. gem
26-38
5
12
384xb isabella Okinawa. Calloused, yellowish. f++/gem
27-32
5
12
384xc isabella Solomons. Pale local form f+/gem
21-26
5
12
384xd isabella Tuamotu. Sparse streaking. Variable. f++/gem
25-30
5
12
384xe isabella Philippines. Giant local form. f++/gem
36-38
5
12
384xf isabella West Samoa. Collected by Gabrielli and me in 1996. Variable. f++/gem
24-30
5
12
384xg isabella Fiji. Fine and dense streaks. f++/gem
23-29
5
12
384xh isabella Kwajalein Atoll. Yellowish, with fine streaks. gem
24-28
5
12
384xk isabella Queensland. Yellowish, with reduced streaks. f++/gem
29-34
8
385 isabella f. controversa Hawaii. Large form with sparse streaks. gem
36,3*
20
385x isabella f. controversa Hawaii. Characteristic dark stained tips. Attractive smaller form. gem
16-24
6
15
385xa isabella f. controversa Hawaii. Somewhat larger shells. gem
24-30
12
30
385xb isabella f. controversa Hawaii. Cute dwarf form. gem
13-16
12
30
387b isabella f. erythraea Egypt. Variation from the northern Red Sea. Broad and heavy, fine streaks. gem
33,7*
35
388a isabella f. gauguini Marquesas. Fresh dead, full gloss. f++
16,8*
75
389 isabella f. gilvella Indonesia. Magnificent gem
18,9*
45
389a isabella f. gilvella Indonesia. Characteristic calloused. gem-
22,3*
30
389c isabella f. gilvella Indonesia. Characteristic calloused. Smaller shell. gem
19,7*
30
389d isabella f. gilvella Indonesia. Delicate streaks. gem
19,3*
30
isabellamexicana (Stearns 1893) (Luria)
390b isabellamexicana Panama. Beautiful heavy shell with produced extremities. gem
32,3*
75
390xa isabellamexicana Mexico. Typical somewhat darker shells. f+/f++
24-30
45
390xb isabellamexicana Panama. Slender pale form, reduced or whitish dorsal streaks. f+/gem
22-29
20
50
iutsui Shikama 1974 (Cypraeovula)
391a iutsui S Africa. Vividly spotted. Several irregularities not really affecting the overall impression, but discernible when looked at closely. f+
26,4*
1100
391d iutsui S Africa. Brown blotched, darker stained teeth (!). Very beautiful. Small mud inclusions in nacre. Bargain. f+
28,4*
850
jeaniana aurata Raybaudi 1979 (Zoila)
392 jeaniana aurata W. Australia. Medium sized beauty. gem
80,2*
POR
392b jeaniana aurata W. Australia. Contrasting spots. Solid basal callus. gem
81,5*
1100
392c jeaniana aurata W. Australia. Small, elongate form. Dead with pattern. gd
66,2*
130
392d jeaniana aurata W. Australia. Elegantly pyrifom. Birght orange spotting. gem
82,9*
1450
392e jeaniana aurata W. Australia. Inflated, with intact pattern. Dead but quite ok
79,0*
180
392f jeaniana aurata W. Australia. Dwarf shell with rich colors. Healed microchip at posterior. gem-
53,5*
1150
392g jeaniana aurata W. Australia. Dead, with some pattern. gd
87,2*
170
392h jeaniana aurata W. Australia. Dead, with some pattern. gd
75,8*
100
jeaniana jeaniana (Cate 1968) (Zoila)
393c jeaniana jeaniana W. Australia. Very dark, shorter. gem
72,0*
1100
393d jeaniana jeaniana W. Australia. Small, very pretty young adult. Dark contrasting pattern. gem
65,1*
750
393e jeaniana jeaniana W. Australia. Taiwanese trawled shell. Surface bit wobbly, not actually a growth line. No chips. f++
75,0*
550
393f jeaniana jeaniana W. Australia. Inflated, dark mottled. Not as heavy as these get(= a bit young). gem-
77,2*
1250
393g jeaniana jeaniana W. Australia. Elongated, with brown base and high cream margins. Dorsum dark coated, with a paler line. Barely notable growth line above spire, not really an issue. gem-
75,2*
950
393a jeaniana jeaniana var, W. Australia. Melanistic beauty. gem
76,2*
1300
393 jeaniana jeaniana var. W. Australia. A new form or subspecies I am currently working on. Looks intermediate between thalamega abd the famous snowy-swhite form of jeaniana. Large and attractibe shell with minor wrinkle and two micro inclusions above the anterior, two tiny blisters in base, nothing really. Another photo. f+++
71,7*
POR
jeaniana sherylae Raybaudi 1990 (Zoila)
396 jeaniana sherylae NW Australia. Fresh dark beauty of a recently discovered population. Solid basal callus. gem
72,4*
425
396a jeaniana sherylae W. Australia. Dark pattern, contrasting cream margin. gem
77,3*
POR
396b jeaniana sherylae NW Australia. Fresh dark beauty of a recently discovered population. Solid basal callus. gem-
68,3*
350
396c jeaniana sherylae NW Australia. Very dark. Solid basal callus. gem
69,5*
400
p14 jeaniana sherylae NW Australia. Heavy, expanded margins. gem
72,6*
250
katsuae katsuae (Kuroda 1960) (Palmulacypraea)
399 katsuae katsuae Philippines. Typical gem
15,3*
950
ketyana bataviensis Lorenz & Morrison 2001 (Zoila)
p31 ketyana bataviensis NW Australia. Beautiful pattern. Heavy. Very shallow line along side. gem-
52,3*
1200
p52 ketyana bataviensis NW Australia. Fine Birdegg pattern. Very large. gem
59,8*
POR
ketyana ketyana (Raybaudi 1978) (Zoila)
402 ketyana ketyana W Australia. Offshore Dorre Is. Tiny irregularity in anterior canal, not really objectable. gem-
45,5*
1450
402a ketyana ketyana W Australia. Un-named southern form, taken offshore the Kalbarri area. Few specimens known. Fresh dead, still very attractive. f
44,0*
950
402b ketyana ketyana W Australia. Offshore Dorre Is. Fine spotting on one side. gem
45,7*
2250
402c ketyana ketyana W Australia. Offshore Dorre Is. Delicately spotted. gem
45,7*
2250
403 ketyana ketyana f. hypermarginata Bernier Is. Broad shell with rather dark base. Dorsum very slightly irregular, tips ok. gem-
51,5*
1850
p30 ketyana ketyana f. hypermarginata NW Australia. Extremely strong marginal flanges, really spectacular. Very shallow wrinkle in dosum not really affecting the looks of it. Tips intact. gem-
52,7*
POR
kieneri depriesteri (Schilder 1933) (Bistolida)
406x kieneri depriesteri Philippines. Western variation. Densely spotted, dark green. f++/gem
12-16
5
12
406xa kieneri depriesteri Bali. Freshly collected. Local variation. f++/gem
12-16
8
20
kieneri kieneri (Hidalgo 1906) (Bistolida)
407x kieneri kieneri Tanzania. Typical greenish or bluish, I recommend a set. f++/gem
14-17
5
12
407z kieneri kieneri Tanzania. 20 pcs gem
14-17
30
kieneri schneideri Sch. & Sch. 1938 (Bistolida)
409x kieneri schneideri Solomons. Typical local callused and paler form. f+/gem
10-12
8
20
kuroharai (Kuroda & Habe 1961) (Lyncina)
410 kuroharai China. Good-looking specimen without growth lines. Paler dot on dorsum and a few attempted drills. Much nicer than average. f++
45,2*
275
labrolineata (Gaskoin 1849) (Naria)
411 labrolineata Hainan. Very large local variation. gem
24,7*
30
411x labrolineata Philippines. Typical brownish or greenish. gem
14-18
5
12
411xa labrolineata Kwajalein Atoll. somewhat rostrate variation. gem
14-16
12
412x labrolineata f. helenae Solomons. Melanesian variety. gem
13-15
12
413a labrolineata f. melanica Queensland. Exceptionally large and calloused. gem
20,8*
35
413x labrolineata f. melanica Philippines. Dark brown beauties. New form from deeper water. gem
17-20
5
12
413z labrolineata f. melanica Philippines. 10 pcs gem
17-20
20
414 labrolineata f. nashi Sydney area. New South Wales. From old collection. Rare local form, very large. gem
25,3*
25
414a labrolineata f. nashi S. Queensland. Inflated and large. gem
24,5*
25
414b labrolineata f. nashi S. Queensland. Deltoidal and calloused. gem
21,0*
25
414c labrolineata f. nashi S. Queensland. Large marginal spotting. gem
21,4*
25
414x labrolineata f. nashi S. Queensland. Large local variation. gem
17-22
15
lamarckii (J. E. Gray 1825) (Naria)
415 lamarckii Tanzania. Nice subfossil, interesting pattern. gem
35,1*
25
415a lamarckii Tanzania. Large beauty, fascinating dorsal line and exploding spots. gem
47,8*
30
415b lamarckii Mozambique. Very pretty pattern. gem
29,5*
25
415c lamarckii Oman. Strange shell with distinct dorsal line. gem
29,6*
10
415x lamarckii Zanzibar, Tanzania. Carefully selected for quality and beauty. gem
36-46
10
415xa lamarckii Oman. Slightly chipped ends. f+
32-34
5
12
415xb lamarckii Tanzania. Smaller mainland form. Withor withour ocallated spots. I recommend a set. gem
28-33
5
12
415xc lamarckii N Mozambique. Calloused, depressed. gem
33-36
12
417 lamarckii f. fainzilberi Tanzania. Not a very convincing specimen, at least you can see some dark color between the teeth. gem
32,5*
25
417a lamarckii f. fainzilberi Tanzania. Some faintly darker color between the teeth. Nice pattern. gem
34,3*
45
419x lamarckii f. sharoni Zanzibar. Distinctive greenish form. These are quite rare. f+/f++
37-48
15
lamarckii redimita -(Melvill 1888) (Naria)
418a lamarckii redimita Phuket, Thailand. Nice spotting, strongly calloused. gem
28,2*
30
418x lamarckii redimita Thailand. Strongly callused and depressed dwarfs. f++/gem
22-26
5
12
418xa lamarckii redimita Thailand. Strongly callused and depressed. Large ones. gem
30-33
15
40
416x lamarckii redimita aquilonia Thailand. The less calloused form. Uncommon. f++/gem
33-37
8
20
416xa lamarckii redimita aquilonia India. Typical local form, usually without ocallated spots and long columellar teeth. f++/gem
31-36
8
20
langfordi cavatoensis Lorenz 2002 (Austrasiatica)
420a langfordi cavatoensis New Caledonia. Dead representative. Has been polished. Fair
41,5*
150
langfordi langfordi (Kuroda 1938) (Austrasiatica)
421 langfordi langfordi Taiwan. Rich orange callus, very pretty regular pattern. With the typical minor mud inclusions on base. gem-
59,5*
275
langfordi poppeorum Lorenz & Chiapponi 2017 (Austrasiatica)
424 langfordi poppeorum Philippines. Typical pale depressed form. gem
54,3*
250
latior (Melvill 1888) (Talostolida)
425 latior Hawaii. Long dead. Representative. gd
28,8*
450
425a latior Hawaii. Subfossil
25,3*
150
425b latior Hawaii. Long dead. Representative. gd
28,6*
350
lentiginosa dancalica (Jonklaas & Nicolay 1977) (Palmadusta)
427 lentiginosa dancalica Persian Gulf. Worn beach, representative dentition. gd
14-22
10
lentiginosa lentiginosa (J. E. Gray 1825) (Palmadusta)
428 lentiginosa lentiginosa India. Dark mottled. gem
28,7*
15
428a lentiginosa lentiginosa India. Dark banded. gem
29,7*
15
428b lentiginosa lentiginosa India. Contrasting bands. gem
29,2*
15
428x lentiginosa lentiginosa India. Mottled and banded variations. f+/gem
26-31
8
20
428xa lentiginosa lentiginosa India. Smaller variation from deeper water. f++/gem
22-24
8
20
leucodon leucodon (Broderip 1828) (Callistocypraea)
429 leucodon leucodon Philippines. Broad dorsal line. Nice quality - no scars, no staining. gem
77,4
950
leviathan bouteti (Burg. & Arnette 1981) (Lyncina)
432x leviathan bouteti Tuamotu. Heavy shelled. f+/f++
46-50
30
75
leviathan leviathan Sch. & Sch. 1937 (Lyncina)
433 leviathan leviathan Hawaii. Heavy, calloused gem
60,4*
35
433a leviathan leviathan Hawaii. Heavy, broad. Some minor growth lines. f+ gem
72,4*
45
433b leviathan leviathan Hawaii. Heavy, rostrate. Very minor flaws, really nice. f++
72,4*
75
433c leviathan leviathan Hawaii. Cylindrical, heavy. gem
63,5*
75
433d leviathan leviathan Hawaii. Nice smaller gem
63,3*
45
433e leviathan leviathan Hawaii. Small, very callused gem
54,6*
60
433x leviathan leviathan Hawaii. Rare these days. Very heavy. f+/f++
59-80
25
leviathan titan Sch. & Sch. 1962 (Lyncina)
434a leviathan titan Natal, S Africa. Deep water. Rare local variation. Nicest specimen I have seen of this form. gem-
68,0*
35
434b leviathan titan Western Australia. Very large and slender. f+++
76,4*
40
434c leviathan titan Indonesia. Exceptional quality! gem
66,9*
30
434d leviathan titan Tanzania. Very nice for this mostly growthy species. gem-
66,4*
20
434e leviathan titan Madagascar. Rostrate local form. Stunning specimen (not New Caledonia as one could think) f++
75,3*
100
434x leviathan titan East Africa. Typical specimens, better than average. f+/f++
48-58
12
434f leviathan titan var. Kwajalein Atoll. Local form approaching the nominate Hawaiian leviathan. Heavy as a rock. Very rare. gem-
51,8*
120
434g leviathan titan var. Kwajalein Atoll. Local form approaching the nominate Hawaiian leviathan. Very rare. f++
54,5*
120
limacina interstincta (Wood 1828) (Staphylaea)
436 limacina interstincta Zanzibar. Freak with peculiar marginal protuberance. f++
23,8*
15
436x limacina interstincta Zanzibar Is. Greenish smooth shelled beauties. f++/gem
17-26
5
12
436z limacina interstincta Zanzibar Is. 10 pcs f+/gem
17-26
40
437 limacina interstincta f. clarissa S Tanzania. Note fine white frame along dorsal sulcus. Calloused variation. gem
26,9*
45
437a limacina interstincta f. clarissa S Africa. Typical large shell. gem
29,0*
80
limacina limacina (Lamarck 1810) (Staphylaea)
438 limacina limacina Bali. Freshly collected. Sold as pair. gem
22-26*
20
438a limacina limacina Philippines. Adult shell without pattern. gem
28,4*
10
439 limacina limacina f. facifer S Queensland. A SUPER shell! gem
30,3*
100
439x limacina limacina f. facifer Queensland. Solid, heavy shells. gem
21-28
8
20
440x limacina limacina f. staphylaeaformis Philippines. Deep dorsal sulcus, produced tubercles. gem
21-25
15
lisetae maricola (Cate 1976) (Nesiocypraea)
442 lisetae maricola Philippines. Much better than average dead. gd
13,5*
120
442x lisetae maricola Philippines. Representative dead shells. gd
12-14
60
listeri listeri (J. E. Gray 1824) (Melicerona)
443x listeri listeri Philippines. Greenish, narrow. gem
16-19
5
12
443xa listeri listeri Mauritius. Southern Indian Ocean form. Uncommon. f+/f++
12-15
8
20
443xb listeri listeri Vanuatu. Dark. f++/gem
16-19
5
12
443xc listeri listeri Sri Lanka. Paler northern Indian Ocean form. f++/gem
15-17
15
443xd listeri listeri Java Sea. Distinctly banded. f+/gem
13-16
15
443z listeri listeri Philippines. 10 pcs f+/gem
16-19
15
listeri melvilli (Hidalgo 1906) (Melicerona)
444 listeri melvilli Queensland. Rostrated and slightly melanistic. gem
20,4*
30
444x listeri melvilli Queensland. Distinctive Australian variation. f++/gem
16-20
10
luchuana (Kuroda 1960) (Eclogavena)
445x luchuana Okinawa. A very boring species. gem
>17
25
lurida lurida (Linnaeus 1758) (Luria)
446x lurida lurida Canary Is. From old collection. Large, broad form. Better than average quality. f++/gem
32-42
25
446xa lurida lurida Canary Is. From old collection. Small, slender. Better than average quality. f+/f++
25-30
15
lurida oceanica Schilder 1930 (Luria)
448 lurida oceanica Ascension Is. Typical growth line on left side. f+
32,2*
125
lurida pulchroides Alvarado & Alvarez 1964 (Luria)
449x lurida pulchroides Cameroon. With typical natural irregularities. f+/f++
32-35
10
449xa lurida pulchroides Senegal. Large shells with produced extremities. Great looking, but all have small flaws. f+/f++
42-47
25
450x lurida pulchroides f. minima Cape Verde Is. Small, dark form. Natural irregularities quite typical in this form. f+/f++
23-31
12
lutea lutea (Gmelin 1791) (Palmadusta)
452 lutea lutea Philippines. Variation with a third middorsal band. gem
19,1*
10
452x lutea lutea Philippines. An all-time favorite. gem
17-19
5
12
452xa lutea lutea Philippines. Smaller, brownish, densely spotted shells. gem
13-15
5
12
453 lutea lutea f. bizonata W. Australia. Inflated, greenish shell. gem-
17,1*
15
453x lutea lutea f. bizonata W. Australia. Uncommon. Large tan colored shells with very narrow bands. Always with natural lines. f+/f++
15-20
15
lynx (Linnaeus 1758) (Lyncina)
454 lynx Zanzibar. Fords deseased, with narrow labrum. gem
57,0*
40
454a lynx Western Australia. Spectacular spotting. gem
50,9*
25
454b lynx Hawaii. Humped and heavy. Pale blue color. Very rare. gem
51,7*
75
454x lynx Zanzibar. Typical specimens. Variable. gem
33-41
5
12
454xa lynx Mauritius. Brownish/reddish dwarf shells. f+/gem
25-29
5
12
454xb lynx Seychelles. Calloused, variable. f+/gem
33-38
5
12
454xc lynx Western Samoa. Slender and heavy. gem
38-44
10
25
454xd lynx Solomons. Heavy, bluish shells. f++/gem
34-45
5
12
454xe lynx Bali. Small, slender shells, very variable. f+/gem
29-34
5
12
454xf lynx Palawan. Degenerate dwarfs. f+/gem
21-26
15
454xg lynx New Caledonia. Typical Melanesian form. f+/gem
33-42
5
12
454xh lynx Western Australia. Large and solid form. f++/gem
48-53
12
454xk lynx Southern Queensland. Slender brownish. gem
37-49
8
20
454xm lynx Maldives. Bluish, calloused. f++/gem
36-42
12
454xn lynx Irian Jaya. Bluish, very calloused, a distinctive local form. Hard to get from this area. f++/gem
25-32
25
454z lynx Zanzibar. 20 pcs gem
33-41
40
455x lynx f. michaelis Tahiti. Callused, quite small gem
32-37
10
25
456 lynx f. vanelli Philippines. Large, cylindrical. gem
66,1*
15
456x lynx f. vanelli Philippines. Large, cylindrical form. f++/gem
60-68
12
457 lynx f. williamsi Eritrea. Impossible to get in recnt years. A variation restricted to the Red Sea. Characteristic brown shell. f++
37,9*
120
457a lynx f. williamsi Eritrea. Impossible to get in recnt years. A variation restricted to the Red Sea. Characteristic brown shell. f++
37,1*
120
macandrewi (Sowerby II 1870) (Naria)
458 macandrewi Egypt. Inflated orange shell from deeper water. gem
15,1*
185
458a macandrewi Eilat. From deeper water. Delicate spiny extremities, sparse pattern. gem
18,1*
120
458c macandrewi Eilat. Wonderful pattern, gem
14,0*
175
458x macandrewi Egypt. OK condition, dead representative. f
13-16
20
50
maculifera andreae Erdmann & Lo.. 2017 (Mauritia)
460 maculifera andreae Palawan. Super dwarf population. gem
36,3*
45
460b maculifera andreae Palawan. From the paratype lot. Calloused form. Rough anterior. f+
56,5*
45
460c maculifera andreae Palawan. From the paratype lot. Smaller shell with clear pattern. Break in posterior canal. f+
50,9*
35
460e maculifera andreae Palawan. From the paratype lot. Beautiful pattern. Healed chip at anterior. f+
57,1*
45
maculifera maculifera Schilder 1932 (Mauritia)
461 maculifera maculifera Hawaii. Set of four different shells. f+/gem
53-63*
30
461x maculifera maculifera Hawaii. Typical specimens of the nominate population. gem
54-64
12
maculifera martybealsi Lorenz 2002 (Mauritia)
462x maculifera martybealsi Marquesas. More humped, callused depressed. f++/gem
37-53
25
463a maculifera martybealsi f. derkai Marquesas. Dwarf form from shallow lagoon waters. gem-
32,8*
120
maculifera scindata Lorenz 2002 (Mauritia)
464a maculifera scindata New Caledonia. Very rare from this locality. Amazing dwarf shell lacking the basal blotch. unique. Anterior a bit rough. f++
35,6*
75
464x maculifera scindata Tahiti. Dark selected f+/gem
35-47
15
460a maculifera ssp.? Rowley Shoals, NW Australia. Unique shell, difficult to safely assign. f++
40,2*
500
mappa admirabilis Lorenz 2002 (Leporicypraea)
465 mappa admirabilis Tuamotu. Heavy, characteristic shell. gem
73,4*
650
465a mappa admirabilis Tahiti. Very solid, with slightly rostrate extremities. gem
73,5*
750
mappa mappa (Linnaeus 1758) (Leporicypraea)
467a mappa mappa Indonesia. Interesting pear-shaped shell. gem
78,0*
35
467b mappa mappa Philippines. Variation with malleate surface. gem
64,2*
25
467c mappa mappa Malaysia. Small, dark specimen. gem
64,2*
15
467x mappa mappa Philippines. Selected for quality and beauty. f++/gem
60-87
10
25
467z mappa mappa Philippines. 20 pcs gem
60-87
65
468 mappa mappa f. panerythra Philippines. Saturate red with grey overcast. Very nice. gem-
77,5*
45
468x mappa mappa f. panerythra Philippines. Reddish colored variation. Selected shells with very minor natural irregularities, as usually found in this form. f+/f++
62-79
18
mappa viridis (Kenyon 1902) (Leporicypraea)
469 mappa viridis New Guinea. Live collected beauty. Very rare. gem-
73,3*
220
469b mappa viridis New Ireland, New Guinea. Dead taken but flawless. gem
70,6*
165
471 mappa viridis f. eluceta Kwajalein Atoll. Rostrated variation. Hardly available now. Ex coll. Gabrielli. gem
70,4*
250
471a mappa viridis f. eluceta Kwajalein Atoll. Prominent extremities, spotted dorsum. gem
64,4*
140
471b mappa viridis f. eluceta Kwajalein Atoll. Dwarf form. Large lacunae. gem
53,0*
90
471x mappa viridis f. eluceta Kwajalein Atoll. Typical shells with broad white base and distinct pattern. gem
53-71
90
472 mappa viridis f. guamensis Guam. Dwarf local form (under 50 mm!). Not found recently. gem
45,3*
175
472a mappa viridis f. guamensis Guam. Dwarf local form (under 50 mm!). Not found recently. gem
48,1*
90
472x mappa viridis f. guamensis Guam. Larger specimens of this local variation. gem
51-70
60
474 mappa viridis f. montrouzieri New Caledonia. Dark red. gem-
68,0*
225
474a mappa viridis f. montrouzieri New Caledonia. Rich reddish, clear dorsal line. gem
74,9*
175
474x mappa viridis f. montrouzieri New Caledonia. Slender, brownish base. f+/gem
54-63
150
marerubra Lorenz 2009 (Pustularia)
475b marerubra Northern Red Sea. Large shell with a distinct dorsal sulcus, which is so special in this species opposed to the entirely smooth globulus. Dead taken, but gem
16,8*
120
475d marerubra Northern Red Sea. Nice pattern. Fresh dead. Tips intact. Bargain offer. f
12,6*
25
475x marerubra Northern Red Sea. Nice dead taken, glossy, tips intact. f+
12-14
40
100
margarita (Dillwyn 1817) (Pustularia)
476x margarita Kwajalein Atoll. An all-time favorite. gem
11-15
10
476xa margarita Philippines. Interesting rostrate and semi-transparent variation. gem
14-16
25
476z margarita Philippines. 20 pcs gem
11-15
30
477 margarita f. africana Mauritius. Humped, with fine pattern. Exceptional quality. gem
16,8*
40
477a margarita f. africana Mauritius. Inflated giant. Magnificent! gem
18,0*
75
476xb margarita f. makebelieva Philippines. No, this is NOT a new form, and the name is a joke, as this subadult variation of margarita constantly get advertised as lisetae or maricola by some of the a-holes out there. gem
13-16
25
marginalis (Dillwyn 1827) (Naria)
478 marginalis Kenya. Beautiful specimen of the purple form. gem
28,3*
45
478x marginalis Somalia. Smaller, squat ones. f+/gem
22-25
15
478z marginalis Somalia. 20 pcs fresh dead, glossy f+
22-25
20
479 marginalis f. melocellata Zanzibar Is., deep water. Exceptional quality. gem
27,8*
45
479a marginalis f. melocellata Zanzibar Is., deep water. Large and calloused. gem
27,1*
55
479b marginalis f. melocellata Zanzibar Is., deep water. Large and humped. gem
27,5*
55
479x marginalis f. melocellata Somalia. Typical orange spotted shells of the deep water form. gem
19-25
15
40
marginata albanyensis Raybaudi 1985 (Zoila)
481 marginata albanyensis Albany area. Wonderful shell. Very minor wrinkle. gem.
59,1*
225
marginata marginata (Gaskoin 1849) (Zoila)
483a marginata marginata SW Australia. Typical form. gem-
50.8*
120
483b marginata marginata SW Australia. Typical form. Interesting shape. Healed microchip. gem-
56,9*
100
483c marginata marginata SW Australia. Typical form. Large with lovely colors. gem
60,5*
175
483d marginata marginata SW Australia. Typical form. Attractive transverse spotting. gem
53,6*
140
483e marginata marginata SW Australia. Sparse spotting. Rather boring but typical. gem
53,0*
75
483f marginata marginata SW Australia. Spectacular spotting. Healed chip at anterior. f+
58,5*
120
484 marginata marginata f. consueta Garden Is., SW Australia. Superb dark pattern. Margins tuberculate. gem
60,2*
250
484a marginata marginata f. consueta Garden Is., SW Australia. Dark mottled. gem
64,4*
175
484b marginata marginata f. consueta Garden Is., SW Australia. Dark spotted. Flawless gem
57,7*
140
484c marginata marginata f. consueta Garden Is., SW Australia. Healed chip at posterior. Still a lovely shell. f++
54,8*
125
484d marginata marginata f. consueta Garden Is., SW Australia. Mottled. Inflated. Slightly malleate. Flanged margins. gem
54,6*
120
484e marginata marginata f. consueta Garden Is., SW Australia. Dark, with rather short extremities. gem
55,5*
200
484f marginata marginata f. consueta Garden Is., SW Australia. Set of 3 different f++
54-57*
300
484h marginata marginata f. consueta Garden Is., SW Australia. Blotched beauty. Micro-ship in posterior. f++
58,4*
85
484k marginata marginata f. consueta Garden Is., SW Australia. Dark blotched beauty. gem
57,3*
175
484m marginata marginata f. consueta Garden Is., SW Australia. Dark mottled beauty. Microchip at anterior, fully healed. gem-
57,4*
120
484n marginata marginata f. consueta Garden Is., SW Australia. Dark mottled, lovely dark marginal collars. gem
59,8*
175
484p marginata marginata f. consueta Garden Is., SW Australia. Spectacular pattern, best shell this time. Healed micro-roughness at tips, not really objectable. gem-
59,3*
450
484q marginata marginata f. consueta Garden Is., SW Australia. Dark mottled. gem
57,8*
120
484r marginata marginata f. consueta Garden Is., SW Australia. Attractive cylindrical with expanded margins. Shallow wrinkle in dorsum, not really a flaw. Healed microchip posteriorly. gem-
59,2*
120
484s marginata marginata f. consueta Garden Is., SW Australia. Expanded collars. Healed chip in pattern, barely notable. gem-
60,2*
120
484t marginata marginata f. consueta Garden Is., SW Australia. Paler spotted dorsum and dark, expanded margins. gem
57,9*
150
484x marginata marginata f. consueta SW Australia. Nice shells with minor natural flaws. f++
48-62
50
130
p33 marginata marginata f. consueta SW Australia. Dark mottled. No chips. f++
57,7*
80
p36 marginata marginata f. consueta SW Australia. Dark mottled. gem
62,7*
120
mariae (Schilder 1927) (Annepona)
485d mariae Tuamotu. Delightful shell with doubled rings. gem
11,5*
80
485e mariae Tuamotu. Typical smaller local form. gem
10,3*
80
485f mariae Philippines. Exceptional sparse pattern. Very rare. Fresh dead
11,7*
320
485x mariae Kwajalein Atoll. Live taken jewels. gem
10-13
50
130
485xa mariae Mururoa. Dwarf variety. Very fresh dead, full pattern and gloss. f+
9-11
25
martini (Schepman 1907) (Ransoniella)
488xa martini Philippines. Produced extremities and large spots. f+/gem
13-15
15
40
489x martini f. hyalina Kwajalein Atoll. Translucent: you can read the disclaimer of an insurance-contract through these! gem
12-14
25
60
490 martini f. superstes New Caledonia. Typical specimen of this eastern variation. Large, inflated. gem
17,4*
75
490a martini f. superstes New Caledonia. Large, elegant slender. gem
17,9*
75
490c martini f. superstes New Caledonia. Smaller shell with dense spotting which might apply as beginning melanism. gem
17,9*
75
490d martini f. superstes New Caledonia. Slender shell. Bitemark on side. f+
16,5*
25
mauiensis mauiensis (Burgess 1967) (Pustularia)
491x mauiensis mauiensis Hawaii. Yellow colored. gem
10-12
75
mauiensis wattsi Lorenz 2000 (Pustularia)
492x mauiensis wattsi Hawaii. Brown dotted. More globular. gem
11-12
175
mauritiana (Linnaeus 1758) (Mauritia)
493 mauritiana New Ireland, PNG. Slender-shelled, from ascertained location. gem
78,3*
30
493b mauritiana Thailand. Massive shell with dramatic patten. gem-
76,6'
25
493x mauritiana Tanzania. Typical heavy shells with very slight natural defects not affecting beauty. f+/f++
80-90
10
493xa mauritiana Mauritius. Cute dwarf population. f+/gem
48-62
10
25
melanesiae Schilder 1937 (Erronea)
495x melanesiae New Guinea. Slight seconds, representative. f+/f++
32-38
50
melwardi (Iredale 1930) (Cribrarula)
496x melwardi Queensland. Albinistic. gem
20-22
120
496xa melwardi Queensland. Specimens with pale dorsal pattern. f+/gem
19-24
80
microdon chrysalis (Kiener 1844) (Purpuradusta)
497a microdon chrysalis Mauritius. Giant local form. The rarest. gem
12,1*
65
497b microdon chrysalis Egypt. Inflated beauty. gem
9,5*
25
497x microdon chrysalis Northern Egypt. Densely spotted, broad and calloused. Remarkably different from the nominate Pacific subspecies. Fresh supply. gem
9-11
15
40
microdon microdon (J. E. Gray 1828) (Purpuradusta)
498 microdon microdon Bali, Indonesia. Large and calloused. gem
11,6*
20
498a microdon microdon Rinca, Indonesia. Elegantly pyriform. gem
9,6*
12
498b microdon microdon Rinca, Indonesia. Elegantly pyriform, discretely banded. gem
11,6*
12
498c microdon microdon New Ireland. Calloused tips. gem
9,6*
15
498x microdon microdon Kwajalein Atoll. Nice little grains. gem
8-9
5
12
498xa microdon microdon Philippines. Inflated shells. f+/gem
10-11
5
12
498z microdon microdon Philippines. 10 pcs gem
8-9
20
mikeharti Lorenz 1985 (Cypraeovula)
502x mikeharti False Bay. Purple, with brown spotting. This species has always fine lines, not actually flaws. f+/f++
18-20
75
miliaris (Gmelin 1791) (Naria)
503a miliaris Philippines. Freak with open aperture. gem
26,7*
10
503b miliaris Indonesia. True albino (not eburnea). Very rare. gem
38,8*
250
503x miliaris Philippines. Selected gem
>37
5
12
503xa miliaris Philippines. Small depressed and calloused form. gem
26-32
10
504x miliaris f. magistra China. Heavy shells with long teeth and faint marginal spots. A remarkable population. Now identified as the true magistra. f++/gem
40-44
5
12
minoridens julianjosephi Lorenz 2017 (Purpuradusta)
506 minoridens julianjosephi Thailand. Very large. Distinctive subspecies, rarely available live collected. gem
13,7*
225
506a minoridens julianjosephi Bali. Inflated, with pyriform shape. Very hard to get from this locality. Rare opportunity. gem
10,4*
350
minoridens minoridens (Melvill 1901) (Purpuradusta)
507x minoridens minoridens Philippines. Relatively big. gem
9-11
8
508 minoridens minoridens f. blandita Kwajalein Atoll. Small, solid shell, nearly white. Rare from this locality. gem
8,1*
15
508a minoridens minoridens f. blandita S Queensland. Characteristic, big size for the species. gem
12,8*
25
508x minoridens minoridens f. blandita Solomons. More solid, larger local form. gem
10-12
8
508xa minoridens minoridens f. blandita Samoa. Dark spotted, pink. gem
8-9
12
moneta (Linnaeus 1758) (Monetaria)
509x moneta Laccadives. White margins, yellow top, usually with a distinct transverse band. gem
15-28
5
12
509xa moneta Tonga. Whitish, large. f+/gem
27-30
8
509xb moneta Samoa. Smaller, knobby shells, yellowish. gem
18-21
5
12
509xc moneta W Australia. Bright orange shells. Very variable size. f++/gem.
15-25
5
12
509xd moneta Christmas Is. Indian Ocean. Small, rather inconspicuous. f++/gem
15-20
5
12
509xe moneta Tuamotu. Large, heavy, very variable form. Some strongly tuberculose, with elevated teeth. Whitish and yellowish. With or withour orange ring. I recommend a set! gem
22-32
5
12
510 moneta f. icterina Tanzania. Giant yellow form. Fine longitudinal lines. Fascinating shell. gem
38,2*
50
510x moneta f. icterina Tanzania. Giant yellow form. Selected large specimens. f++/gem
34-38
15
35
510y moneta f. icterina Tanzania. Selected large specimens. f++/gem
>38
10
25
511x moneta f. tuberculosa Tahiti. Tuberulose shells, dwarf population. The orange ring is usually quite distinct. Very variable. gem
14-19
5
12
511xa moneta f. tuberculosa Tuamotu. Tuberulose shells. Larger than Tahiti population. The orange ring is usually quite distinct. Very variable. gem
20-29
15
511z moneta f. tuberculosa Tahiti. 50 pcs gem
14-19
25
512x moneta f. venefica Tuamotu. White top, faintly orange base. Callused. f++/gem
18-22
5
512xa moneta f. venefica Albatross Is., St Brandon Shoal, Indian Ocean. Interesting local form with bluish dorsum and yellow base, resembling shells from Tuamotu. f++/gem
21-28
8
20
mus bicornis (Sowerby II 1870) (Muracypraea)
513 mus bicornis Venezuela. Heavy, with characteristic sparse columellar teeth. gem
50,8*
75
513b mus bicornis Venezuela. Fantastic blue spotting! Really exceptional. gem
52,9*
220
514b mus bicornis f. donmoorei Colombia. Dwarf form with strong tubercles. Rare. gem
39,9*
75
514x mus bicornis f. donmoorei Colombia. representative shells with problems not affecting the overall impression. SPECIAL LOW PRICE! f+/f++
46-53
10
25
515 mus bicornis f. insolatia Venezuela. Plain pale cream base. Seldom seen, distinctive color variation. Not found in recent years. Information on request. f++
41,5*
POR
518 mus bicornis f. tristensis Venezuela. Variation with impressive expanded anterior spoons. Beautiful dorsal line. gem
59,6*
250
518a mus bicornis f. tristensis Venezuela. Young adult. gem
49,9*
20
518b mus bicornis f. tristensis Venezuela. Splendid pattern. Large and inflated. gem
57,9*
190
518c mus bicornis f. tristensis Venezuela. Lovely distinct spotting. gem
51,1*
45
mus mus (Linnaeus 1758) (Muracypraea)
517 mus mus Venezuela. Very large. The absence of teeth on columellar side is characteristic of this nominate form which is usually much smaller. f++
52,9*
50
517a mus mus Venezuela. Fully adult, but nearly without secondary dorsal pattern. gem
38,7*
35
517x mus mus Venezuela. Typical f+/gem
36-41
15
40


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