Size: Up to 12mm high; 5mm broad Shape: The last whorl makes up about two thirds of the total shell height. Relatively short spire. Has a short but wide siphonal canal and shallow anal siphon. There is a subsutural flattened area on each whorl. Colour: White to biscuit coloured. Sculpture: 20-27 costae on last whorl; 17-23 on penult. Numerous spiral ridges which are faint on the tops of the costae and more pronounced in between. Animal: Flesh is white or grey. Tentacles have an eye about a half way down. Small oval operculum on foot.
Lives on sandy bottom feeding on small annelid worms.
Recorded from northern parts of the North Sea from 25-30m deep. May be frequent locally.