Left claw (cheliped) much larger than right, sixth segment (propodus) grossly tuberculate. Rostrum short, not exceeding lateral projections. Colour in life unknown. Carapace up to 5 mm long.
Many specimens of this small species are associated with colonies of encrusting bryozoans which surround the mouth of the shell in which the animal lives.
Shallow subtidal, to depths of 60 m.
Southern temperate oceans, including south-eastern Australia.
Recorded in Australia
- DSE Advisory List : Not listed
- EPBC Act 1999 : Not listed
- IUCN Red List : Not listed