The thick shell is external and white in colour, usually with a pear-like shape. The opening is small, but extends the length of the shell. The top of the shell (apex) is sunken. The shell is umbilicated. The shell has a pattern consisting of growth lines. This species is only known from the shell, the length of this varies between 5–5.8 mm.
Occurs in depths from 180–550 m on sand with clay and coral rubble (Sars 1878, Høisæter 2009).
Occurs around Lofoten (Brattegard & Holthe 2001), but there have been reports of specimens from as far south as Risværfjorden (64°59.9 N) (Høisæter 2009).
Brattegard, T. & Holthe, T. 2001. Distribution of marine, benthic macroogranisms in Norway. Research report for DN-2001-3. Directorate for Nature Management.
Høisæter, T. 2009. Distribution of marine, benthic, shell bearing gastropods along the Norwegian coast. Fauna Norvegica 28: 5-106.
Sars, G. O. 1878. Mollusca regionis Arcticae Norvegiae. Oversigt over de i Norges arktiske region forekommende bløddyr. Bidrag til kundskaben om Norges arktiske fauna: 1. Brøgger, Christiania.