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 eludens stricklandi (#4802)

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

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Cypraea jeaniana thalamega (White Base) (#4779)

F+++/Gem 100.3mm. One of the largest & most impressive examples of this rare Zoila that I have seen! Features the exceptionally rare white base, beautifully patterned & proportioned. Spectacular!

Cypraea jeaniana jeaniana (#4766)

Gem- 72.9mm  A magnificent specimen with lovely dark dorsal colour & an impressive, full length mantle stripe! Black spotted cream margins & dark base, one of the most attractive examples of this rare species I have seen in recent years… 

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Cypraea venusta roseoimmaculata (#4760)

Gem- 78.5mm  Spectacular large specimen & of exceptional quality, easily one of the most impressive I have seen in some years. Beautiful apricot/pink colour with creamy white base & margins…Sandy Hook Is – Recherche Archipelago – south coast WA.

Cypraea jeaniana sherylae (#4737)

Gem- 74mm: Here we have an outstanding large, dark example of this beautiful & elusive Zoila species…Diver collected – NW Australia.

Cypraea marginata ketyana hypermarginata (#4729)

Gem- 52.8mm. A large & exceptionally nice example of this rare species! Superb quality & has the classic “Fried egg” shape with it’s broad, flanging margins. Easily one of the most impressive pieces I’ve had the pleasure to offer…

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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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Cypraea venusta episema (#4690)

Gem- 71.3mm: Stunning dark specimen, nicely inflated shape with the classic blue/gray halo around the dorsum! Always very difficult to find specimens of this quality. By diver off Cape Naturaliste SW Australia.

Cypraea venusta episema (#4666)

F+++/Gem 76.5mm: An exceptional piece! Grey margins, dark dorsum & has a rarely seen dorsal mantle line for some extra WOW factor…Rare today from the shallow reefs of Geographe Bay.

Cypraea jeaniana (#4646)

Zoila jeaniana Gem- 71mm: Rarely seen today from this location! Collected by diver, Red Bluff Western Australia.