Antennular plate with 2 large, widely separated spines. Exopod of third maxilliped present, with flagellum. Transverse groove of abdominal somites with straight margins, not crenulated. Transverse grooves of abdominal somites 3 and 4 do not join groove along anterior margin of corresponding pleuron.
Colour: body of uniform dark brownish red. No pale bands on abdominal somites. Antennulae not banded. Pereiopods with some narrow longitudinal yellowish lines. No conspicuous spots.
Inhabits shallow waters, between 1 and 15 m depth on rocky bottoms.