Lightning Whelk | 2-3" | 3 Pieces

Lightning Whelk | 2-3" | 3 Pieces

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Lightning Whelk is also known as Sinistrofulgur Sinistrum is one of two species of large predatory sea snail found across the golf of Mexico and all the way up the east coast of North America, with the other being  Sinistrofulgur Perversum also referred to as lighting Whelk, both shells are often confused for the other due to there striking similar looks, locations found and common name.  the lightning Whelk is the official shell of the State of Texas.

the lightning whelk has a left-handed opening to the shell, often the shell is pale with darker orangish colored stripes.

Being the official state shell of texas it is often used to portray texas style nautical decor creating exemplary beauty in crafts and decor projects.