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Fulguropsis radula
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Caenogastropoda
clade Hypsogastropoda
clade Neogastropoda
Family: Busyconidae
Genus: Fulguropsis
Marks, 1950
Type species
Bulla pyrum Dillwyn, 1817

Fulguropsis is a genus of sea snails, marine gastropod mollusks in the family Busyconidae, the crown conches and their allies.[1]


Species within the genus Fulguropsis include:

Species brought into synonymy
  • Fulguropsis spiratum : synonym of Busycotypus spiratus (Lamarck, 1816), synonym of Fulguropsis spirata (Lamarck, 1816)


  1. ^ Bouchet, P.; Gofas, S. (2015). Fulguropsis Marks, 1950. In: MolluscaBase (2015). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=415405 on 2015-12-03
  2. ^ Fulguropsis feldmanni Petuch, 1991.  Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 12 April 2010.
  • 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.

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