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 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.

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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Umbilia armeniaca andreyi (#4618)

Gem- 83.2mm. A superb example of this rare deep water species! Beautiful shape, pattern & colours & an exceptionally solid & heavy piece. Very deep water off the south western corner of WA.

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Cypraea friendii insulata (#4582)

F+++/Gem 89.1mm Beautiful big “old school” insulata with the classic broad, flattened & calloused base! Diver collected in shallow water – Israelite Bay-  South coast WA

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Cypraea thersites (#4572)

F+++ 91.7mm. Magnificent BIG inflated specimen, black margins & blue mottled dorsal pattern/colour! It has several small, smooth & fully glossed nacre imperfections but no chips & is just such an impressive piece! Very very difficult to find today in the 90+ size ranges…

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Cypraea friendii vercoi candida (#4570)

F+++ 83mm. A beautiful large example of this stunning & rare vercoi form! Excellent colour & strong pattern…Diver collected – south coast WA.

Cypraea venusta roseoimmaculata (#4544)

F+++/Gem 77.4mm: An impressive large pink shell with darker pink terminals & just a scattering of gold/orange spotting over a predominantly pink dorsum! Diver collectedRecherche Archipelago, south coast WA.

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Cypraea venusta roseoimmaculata (Rare colour variant) (#4522)

F+++/Gem 71.7mm/ A stunning & exceptionally rare colour variation of this beautiful Zoila! Not the typical classic pink, but a lovely creamy yellowish tone with faintly darker lateral banding over the dorsum. By diver, Recherche Archipelago, south coast of WA.

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