From Norway south to the Azores and Mediterranean but absent from the English Channel and most of the North Sea.
Lives on hard stoney bottoms probably feeding on detritus.
- Backwardly tilted apex
- Small internal septum
Conical shell up to 4mm in length. Tends to be relatively tall compared with similar species (up to 2.5mm in height). The outside is white or grey-brown in colour and the inside white and shiney. Surface sculptured with fine radial and concentric ridges. The animal does not possess eyes.