Mauritia eglantina – Niger


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Species: Mauritia eglantina

Author: (Duclos, 1833)

Locality: Prony Bay, New Caledonia

Size: 53.7mm

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Some minor blemishes, thus the price. Niger and rostrate cowries from New Caledonia are the price of many cowrie collectors. The nigers are malenism from the mining of the mines nearby for metals thus causing the cowries to produce montrosities (rostration) and also blackish shells (nigers).