Head wider than long; rostrum broad, rounded-truncate, longer than anterolateral lobes. Pereon with 2 pairs of low carinae dorsally, separated by deep pitted grooves. Palm of first leg on axis of limb.
This isopod is an active predator that uses its hook-like hands to grasp its prey and its biting mouthparts to make a meal of it. Males have longer antennae and larger eyes than juveniles or females and can swim in search of mates. The Anthuridae and similar families are common and diverse on sandy and muddy sediments and can build tubes.
Clayey-silt sediment, at depths of 3-293 m
Recorded in Australia
- DSE Advisory List : Not listed
- EPBC Act 1999 : Not listed
- IUCN Red List : Not listed