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Pacific Deer Cowrie, Cypraea vitellus, IV43348

Physical Description

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

Field Collection

Collected live

Measurements

Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 15 x 28 x 17mm

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