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Pacific Deer Cowrie, Cypraea vitellus, IV10391

Physical Description

Small bulbous cowrie shell with a thick shell wall. The ventral and lateral sides are light brown with a dotted pattern and a shiny surface, and the underside is matte cream coloured.

Provenance

Sent to Eva McClymont by: Mrs Valk

Field Collection

Alive on reefs. Low tide.

Measurements

Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 25 x 45 x 31mm

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