Hard2Get PTEROPURPURA PLORATOR w/o~35mm~Japan SEASHELL

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  • Item Category: Natural History
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Apr 19, 2011
  • Channel: Auction House

You are admiring an incredible specimen, a Pteropurpura plorator (Adams & Reeve, 1849 ), w/operculum, measuring a very nice 35.9mm and graded F++/Gem...breathtaking form & coloration...beautiful "wings"...an exceptional, very deep H2O specimen. This beauty was dredged at 300m off Mie Reef, Wakayama, Japan. Another member of the Muricidae family, difficult to obtain today making it an excellent addition for your collection. Thanks for visiting our store today...great to see you again!!