THE SHELLS

Enjoy browsing through these pages for a variety of select quality specimen seashells, I hope you find something interesting...

Zoila Exceptional - POR Volutidae Strombidae Turbinidae Cypraeidae Muricidae Various Conidae Bivalves Haliotidae Pectinidae Ranellidae

 

Cypraea rosselli satiata – Bernier Is form (#4919)

F+++ 55mm: An absolutely spectacular large specimen, jet black with just a small copper/gold dorsal window & displaying the superb heavy, angular deltoid shape that this rare form is famous for…

Cypraea jeaniana thalamega (#4910)

Gem- 79.5mm: A beautiful dark thalamega specimen with black base & orange highlights on the margins! A superb example of this elusive Zoila species…

Cypraea friendii kostini (#4904)

GEM 66.4mm: A stunning piece, extremely heavy & solid shell (even for kostini!) beautiful shape & colour…

Price: AU$POR ( USD | EURO )

Cypraea marginata ketyana bataviensis (#4892)

F+++/Gem 52.4mm: An exceptionally attractive example of this rare form! Lovely dorsal pattern & colour, broad, heavy base also with very nice colour & pattern…

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Cypraea j. jeaniana (#4873)

Gem- 68.2mm: Lovely dorsal pattern, cream margins & dark base! Never easy finding them this quality…

Cypraea venusta roseopunctata GOLD (#4841)

F+++ 77.2mm: Here we have a very attractive, large inflated piece with orange/gold spotting over a pale pink/apricot coloured dorsum! Collected by diver, Recherche Archipelago, south coast west Australia.

Price: AU$POR ( USD | EURO )

Cypraea friendii friendii (#4827)

F+++/Gem 98.4mm: Here we have a very large & impressive specimen from the Flinders Bay/Augusta population!  Long & slender with beautifully pronounced terminals! Very rarely seen from this location.

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Cypraea raywalkeri regularis (#4812)

F+++/Gem 49.8mm: Heavy, fat & rounded with lovely colour! Easily one of the most attractive specimens of this rare deep water species I have seen to date…

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Cypraea eludens stricklandi (#4802)

Gem 42.8mm. Here we have an exceptionally lovely example of this rare & elusive new species! Beautifully coloured, patterned & proportioned…

Cypraea venusta roseopunctata/roseoimmaculata (#4716)

F+++/Gem 78mm: A beautiful & very impressive BIG shell, fleshy pink, darker pink terminals and just a few scattered orange/gold spots. It really is just like a 50/50 between the two forms from the Recherche Archipelago, south coast WA. 

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