Cypraea Onyx a beautiful shell used for decoration. The dorsum surface of Erronea onyx is smooth, shiny and generally golden brown, with alternating longitudinal fuzzy bands of traslucent bluish and reddish colors (hence the Latin name onyx). The base and the margins are dark brown or black, sometimes the teeth are orange (especially in Erronea onyx adusta). In the living cowries mantle is dark brown, quite thin, with bluish papillae.
The size of this shell is approximately 35mm length.
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