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Is this white tiger Tigris pardalis?
09-03-2008, 06:52 PM,
#1
Is this white tiger Tigris pardalis?
Does anyone here have a specimen similar to this one? This is a tigris pardalis, or so I've been told. Is it? But I have never seen any other pardalis like it.

And such a beauty at its size of 104mm, glossy and very rotund, fully spotted. Just want to see if this shell I have is "special" in some ways.  Wink If not I'll let it go. How big can they go? I've seen in one reference site only upto 100mm.

top view
<a href="http://www.badongo.com/pic/4373883" target="_blank"><!-- m --><a class="postlink" href="http://www.badongo.com/pic/4373883">http://www.badongo.com/pic/4373883</a><!-- m --></a>
right
<a href="http://www.badongo.com/pic/4373885" target="_blank"><!-- m --><a class="postlink" href="http://www.badongo.com/pic/4373885">http://www.badongo.com/pic/4373885</a><!-- m --></a>
left
<a href="http://www.badongo.com/pic/4373897" target="_blank"><!-- m --><a class="postlink" href="http://www.badongo.com/pic/4373897">http://www.badongo.com/pic/4373897</a><!-- m --></a>
base
<a href="http://www.badongo.com/pic/4373905" target="_blank"><!-- m --><a class="postlink" href="http://www.badongo.com/pic/4373905">http://www.badongo.com/pic/4373905</a><!-- m --></a>

thanks guys.
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09-05-2008, 08:38 PM,
#2
Is this white tiger Tigris pardalis?
Hello shellhunk!

Good day!

I think it's a Cypraea tigris f. pardalis.. The size is very nice. But in my opinion maybe the size can reach up to 130mm as what a Cypraea tigris reached.
Here is my could be cyp. tigris pardalis f.

<a href="http://www.badongo.com/pic/4393025" target="_blank"><!-- m --><a class="postlink" href="http://www.badongo.com/pic/4393025">http://www.badongo.com/pic/4393025</a><!-- m --></a>

Cheers!
Raffy
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09-10-2008, 03:55 PM,
#3
Is this white tiger Tigris pardalis?
Hi Rafael!

Thank you for that. My specimen is nicer, right? hahahaha was going to let it go but kept it instead. <img src="images/smiley/smile.gif" alt="" border="0" />
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09-13-2008, 03:02 PM,
#4
Is this white tiger Tigris pardalis?
Hi shellhunk!

You are always welcome! Yes, if I have that size of cyp. tigris pardalis, I will not let it go too, hahaha.. very hard to find that size and that very nice condition and pattern! =D  My specimen is only 73mm very common in this size..

Cheers! =D

Happy shelling!

Hoping you will have lots of very nice and interesting shells in the future! =D
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