Occurs from the British Isles south to the Mediterranean.
Lives in the interstitial spaces of gravel bottoms.
- Apex is almost above the posterior edge of the shell
- Apex is below the highest point of the shell
Conical shell up to 6mm in length (4mm in height) with a slit in the anterior margin. The shell is white often with a pinkish tinge. The surface is sculptured with a coarse reticulate pattern with 35-40 radiating ridges.