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 vercoi candida (#4073)

F+++ 76.4mm. Here we have a really lovely example of the the elusive candida form! Classic pale blue /grey colouration with darker banding visible, heavy & mature shell with perfect terminals & a shallow growth fault on the lower right side near margin. Collected by diver, south coast WA.

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Cypraea venusta roseopunctata (#4058)

F+++/Gem 70mm Unusual gray/pink coloured shell with darker grayish terminals & just a few small scattered spots n speckles!

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Cypraea venusta roseopunctata Orange/Gold (#4046)

F+++/Gem 73.3mm. Beautiful orange/gold spotted shell with flesh pink coloured terminals! Collected by diver, just east of Albany, south coast WA.

Cypraea venusta episema grisea (#4034)

F++/F+++ 68.7mm. A large & very impressive example of this rare form! Grayish pink dorsum with creamy white base and margins…

Cypraea friendii insulata (#4026)

F+++/Gem 93.6mm. Here we have a lovely big insulata with the more typical darker colouration! Collected by diver from shallow water, east of Esperance – South coast WA. ┬áRarely available today.

Cypraea thersites contraria (#4020)

F+++/Gem 68.2mm. A very attractive example trawled at western edge of Great Australian Bight!

Cypraea friendii insulata (#4013)

F+++ 95.6mm. Big inflated beast of a shell, rarely seen like this today! Broad, flat flanging base, lovely colour, collected on shallow inshore reef east of Esperance, sth coast WA.

Cypraea friendii vercoi candida (PINK) (#4007)

F++/F+++ 76.2mm. An exceptionally rare example of this form, having an overall soft creamy pink colour with slightly darker fleshy pink dorsal banding rather than the more recognized blue/gray colours…An impressive piece with lovely symmetry.

Cypraea friendii insulata (#4000)

F+++/Gem 96.8mm. Spectacular XL “Old School” insulata!!! Rarely see anything like this today…

Cypraea friendii vercoi candida (#3991)

F+++ 83mm. Beautiful large example of this stunning & rare vercoi form! Excellent colour & strong pattern.