Shells of South
East Queensland

Tweed Heads to Noosa
Cypraeidae

Ovatipsa chinensis amiges

(Melvill & Standen, 1915)


Specimens

Ovatipsa chinensis amiges
Ovatipsa chinensis amiges
Ovatipsa chinensis amiges
Shag Rock,  Australia
Size: mm    Collected: 1999
forma: amiges Found under a small flat rock in 10 meters of water next to a wobbegong shark, specimen is fully grown, but small and perfect and has different shape to other C. chinensis
Ovatipsa chinensis
Ovatipsa chinensis
Ovatipsa chinensis
Local Island reef,  Papua New Guinea
Size: mm    Collected: 1984
found on coral reef under a rock in 1m of water animal was brilliant red with a fillimentatious mantel
Ovatipsa chinensis
Ovatipsa chinensis
Ovatipsa chinensis
Bali,  Indonesia
Size: 39mm    Collected: Unknown
No data.
Ovatipsa chinensis somaliana   forma  somaliana
Ovatipsa chinensis somaliana   forma  somaliana
Ovatipsa chinensis somaliana   forma  somaliana
Tanzania [unspecified],  Tanzania
Size: mm    Collected: 1985
juvenile swapped
Ovatipsa chinensis
Ovatipsa chinensis
Ovatipsa chinensis
Mozambique Island,  Mozambique
Size: 46mm    Collected: Unknown
No data.
Ovatipsa chinensis
Ovatipsa chinensis
Ovatipsa chinensis
Madagascar,  Madagascar
Size: 36mm    Collected: Unknown
No data.
Ovatipsa chinensis
Ovatipsa chinensis
Ovatipsa chinensis
Amity Point,  Australia
Size: mm    Collected: 2017
forma: amiges Collected by diver. Courtesy D Preston.
Ovatipsa chinensis
Ovatipsa chinensis
Ovatipsa chinensis
Fingle Head,  Australia
Size: mm    Collected:
forma: amiges Collected by diver. Courtesy D Preston.
Ovatipsa chinensis
Ovatipsa chinensis
Ovatipsa chinensis
Flat Rock,  Australia
Size: mm    Collected: 2000
Collected by diver. Courtesy S Grail.