Fragile shell up to about 2cm in length. Glossy white, yellow or orange in colour. Sculpture of concentric rings with diagonal striations on the right valve. Relatively deep pallial sinus which is confluent with the pallial line. Cruciform muscle scars indistinct.
- Diagonal striations on right valve
- Fragile shell
Burrows in clean sand or muddy sand where it feeds on organic detritus picked up through the siphon.
Norway down to the Iberian Peninsula and into the Mediterranean and Black Sea.