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Cypraeidae 5 - jeroen v. - 11-04-2009

Beachfind from Kenya

Thank you!

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Cypraeidae 5 - dave r - 11-05-2009

That to me looks like spurca which would not be from Kenya as it is a Mediterranean and W. African shell.


Cypraeidae 5 - david touitou - 11-26-2009

Hello,

I agree 100% with Paul. It's <i>C. spurca</i>. Cousin species there is <i>C. cernica </i>but it does look like that.

DAVID


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