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CATHCARTIAE. VCc2

CATHCARTIAE. VCc2
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Price: $45.00
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Species: cathcartiae. Sold

Family:      Volutidae
Genus:     Cymbiola
Species:  aulica f. cathcartiae
Origin:      Sth. P/Isle.
Author:    Reeve 1856
Size:        104 mm
Grade:      F2

An uncommon form of aulica taken in much deeper waters. The outer lip is thin but near perfectly intact but for two micro serrates below the shoulder nodule of the lip, an even smaller one at the anterior which are hardly visible or offensive. There is also an incised  new lip step striae above the paretial plait central. An excellent size & displays full natural lustre. The siphohal notch is intact with a micro serrate on the underside.  

CATHCARTIAE. VCc2
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CATHCARTIAE. VCc2
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CATHCARTIAE. VCc2
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