Fragile shell up to about 2.5cm in length. It is generally white in colour with pale pink radiating streaks. Sculpture of concentric lines. Pallial sinus very deep, nearly reaching the anterior muscle scar. Cruciform muscle scars generally not visible.
- Pale pink radiating streaks
- Very deep pallial sinus, nearly reaching the anterior muscle scar
- Moerella pygmaea has a less deep pallial sinus and is nearly oval in outline
Coarse sand / shell gravel where it feeds on organic detritus picked up through the siphon.
Norway south to the Mediterranean and into the Black Sea