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Book: Used

W. Walles, 1980: Five New Cowries from S. Africa + Tanzania

€ 5.00

Size: 0
Condition: Excellent
Description: description of 5 species of the lamarckii + barclayi complex; in my opinion doubtful; 7 pages, 1 plate
Locality: 0

 

Buccinidae

Babylonia pintado

€ 50.00

Size: 45,0
Condition: F
Description: a rare species; dived dead at 48 m; good pattern; chipped lip + some tiny drills
Locality: South Africa

 

Buccinidae

Babylonia valentiana

€ 12.00

Size: 56,0
Condition: F++
Description: w/o + periostracum; uncommon; flame pattern with dotted mid-body band
Locality: Oman

 

Buccinidae

Babylonia valentiana

€ 12.00

Size: 64,0
Condition: F++
Description: w/o mainly with flames; some dots
Locality: Oman

 

Buccinidae

Cantharus species

€ 6.00

Size: 31,0
Condition: F++
Description: w/o cannot identify it
Locality: Oman

 

Cassidae

Oocorys lussii

€ 220.00

Size: 34,0
Condition: F+
Description: extremely rare deep-water species from 720 m; trawled dead but totally intact; hardly ever found alive
Locality: Mozambique

 

Conidae

Conus miliaris pascuensis

€ 6.00

Size: 15,5
Condition: F+
Description: the most difficult ssp.; only found on Easter Island; better than average condition
Locality: Easter Island

 

Conidae

Conus miliaris pascuensis

€ 6.00

Size: 19,7
Condition: F
Description: finely dotted radial lines; surprisingly clean shell; usually they are riddled with growth marks; chipped lip
Locality: Easter Island

 

Conidae

Conus miliaris pascuensis

€ 6.00

Size: 19,8
Condition: F
Description: finly dotted radial lines; surprisingly clean shell; usually they are riddled with growth marks; chipped lip
Locality: Easter Island

 

Conidae

Conus miliaris pascuensis

€ 6.00

Size: 21,8
Condition: F
Description: finely dotted radial lines; surprisingly clean shell; usually they are riddled with growth marks; chipped lip
Locality: Easter Island

 

Conidae

Conus textile verriculum

€ 5.00

Size: 37,0
Condition: Gem
Description: the typical verriculum from Mauritius
Locality: Mauritius

 

Conidae

Conus violaceus

€ 7.00

Size: 43,3
Condition: F++
Description: selected violet pattern with white windows
Locality: Zanzibar

 

Cypraeidae

Cypraea beckii

€ 14.00

Size: 13,2
Condition: F+++
Description: beautifully marked base
Locality: Tahiti

 

Cypraeidae

Cypraea beckii

€ 14.00

Size: 13,6
Condition: Gem
Description: dived at 35 m
Locality: Tahiti

 

Cypraeidae

Cypraea beckii

€ 14.00

Size: 13,9
Condition: Gem
Description: dived at 35 m
Locality: Tahiti

 

Cypraeidae

Cypraea caputserpentis dorsoalbida

€ 5.00

Size: 27,0
Condition: Gem
Description: with the typical whitish dorsum
Locality: Tuamotu Islands

 

Cypraeidae

Cypraea caputserpentis dorsoalbida

€ 5.00

Size: 27,3
Condition: F++
Description: with the typical whitish dorsum
Locality: Tuamotu Islands

 

Cypraeidae

Cypraea chinensis somaliana

€ 60.00

Size: 25,5
Condition: F++
Description: no basal callous as in Lorenz's description; trawled light-weight shell; rare
Locality: Somalia

 

Cypraeidae

Cypraea cribellum

€ 7.00

Size: 13,5
Condition: F
Description: dived dead; the genuine cribellum with the narrow elongated shape
Locality: Mauritius

 

Cypraeidae

Cypraea cribellum

€ 8.00

Size: 16,6
Condition: F
Description: dived dead; the genuine cribellum with the narrow elongated shape
Locality: Mauritius

 

Cypraeidae

Cypraea diluculum virginalis - beige form

€ 8.00

Size: 17,9
Condition: F+
Description: not the usual white background but beige! unique shell
Locality: Zanzibar

 

Cypraeidae

Cypraea englerti

€ 12.00

Size: 24,8
Condition: Gem
Description: a perfect specimen
Locality: Easter Island

 

Cypraeidae

Cypraea englerti

€ 12.00

Size: 25,0
Condition: Gem
Description: a perfect specimen
Locality: Easter Island

 

Cypraeidae

Cypraea erythraeensis

€ 9.00

Size: 17,6
Condition: F++
Description: with a large dorsal blotch; not common any longer
Locality: Djibouti

 

Cypraeidae

Cypraea erythraeensis

€ 6.00

Size: 18,2
Condition: F+
Description: dense marginal spotting; the usual stress lines
Locality: Eritrea

 

Cypraeidae

Cypraea erythraeensis

€ 9.00

Size: 18,1
Condition: F++
Description: large blotch; heavily spotted margins
Locality: Somalia

 

Cypraeidae

Cypraea globulus brevirostris

€ 7.00

Size: 12,6
Condition: Gem
Description: a honey-coloured beauty
Locality: Mozambique

 

Cypraeidae

Cypraea globulus brevirostris

€ 7.00

Size: 14,4
Condition: Gem
Description: a honey-coloured beauty
Locality: Mozambique

 

Cypraeidae

Cypraea mappa aliwalensis

€ 80.00

Size: 62,6
Condition: F++
Description: large dorsal window heavily spotted margins
Locality: South Africa

 

Cypraeidae

Cypraea mappa aliwalensis

€ 80.00

Size: 63,8
Condition: F++
Description: with a very even pattern; as usual very dark colours
Locality: South Africa

 

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