Cymbiola imperialis, Lightfoot 1786

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Ce Cymbiola imperialis est un des coquillages le plus spectaculaire. Il est commun au sud des Philippines mais beaucoup plus rare de grande taille, avec des épines en bon état, donc cher. Ils me sont arrivés via Ebay, l'un d'Angleterre (< 170 mm.) et l'autre (< 125 mm.) du sud de la France.

This Cymbiola imperialis is one of seashells the most spectacular. He is common to south of Philippines but rarer in large size with thorns in good state, then expensive. They are came to me via Ebay from England and south of France.