The shell measures approximately 5 mm and is usually found at depths of about 530 m below sea level.
This species occurs in the following locations: 
- European waters (ERMS scope)
- Bouchet & Warén, 1986. Gofas, S.; Le Renard, J.; Bouchet, P. (2001). Mollusca, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 180-213 (look up in IMIS). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=139804 on 2013-02-04.