Modern sinistral whelk spire angles, genus Busycon

  • Laura Kozuch (Creator)
  • Karen Walker (Creator)
  • William Marquardt (Creator)



Spire angle data for sinistral whelks of the family Busyconidae. Data focuses on spire angles, with some data on total shell length. Locality information is present for all modern specimens.
Date made availableSep 6 2017
PublisherUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


  • sinistral whelk
  • spire angle
  • Cahokia
  • lightning whelk
  • Spiro
  • sourcing
  • Busycon

Research Output

Lightning whelk natural history and a new sourcing method

Kozuch, L., Walker, K. J. & Marquardt, W. H., Aug 22 2017, In : Southeastern Archaeology. 36, 3, p. 226-240 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Cite this

    Kozuch, L. (Creator), Walker, K. (Creator), Marquardt, W. (Creator) (Sep 6 2017). Modern sinistral whelk spire angles, genus Busycon . University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. 10.13012/B2IDB-2031816_V2