Sinistrofulgur is a genus of large sea snails with left-handed shell-coiling, marine gastropod mollusks in the subfamily Busyconinae.[1]

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5 views of a shell of Sinistrofulgur perversum
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Subclass: Caenogastropoda
Order: Neogastropoda
Superfamily: Buccinoidea
Family: Buccinidae
Subfamily: Busyconinae
Genus: Sinistrofulgur
Hollister, 1958
Type species
Sinistrofulgur sinistrum
Hollister, 1958

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Busycon (Sinistrofulgur) Hollister, 1958



  1. ^ Bouchet, P. (2015). Sinistrofulgur Hollister, 1958. In: MolluscaBase (2015). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at on 2015-12-03
  • Hollister S.C. 1958, A review of the genus Busycon and its allies - Part I: Palaeontographica Americana IV(28): 48-126, pls. 8-18
  • Petuch E.J., Myers R.F. & Berschauer D.P. (2015). The living and fossil Busycon whelks: Iconic mollusks of eastern North America. San Diego Shell Club. viii + 195 pp.