The shells of this species are small, solid, ovate to rectangular. There are about 15 radial ribs, each crossed by numerous flat ridges, with spaces between ribs covered with fine concentric lines (striae). Shell white with a brown external coating (periostracum). Rounded apex (umbo) a little in front of midline. Shell up to 2 cm across.
Like other representatives of this family group, the Carditidae, this species uses internal fertilisation to reproduce, brooding the young inside the parent body.
In sand in areas of sea grass.
- DSE Advisory List : Not listed
- EPBC Act 1999 : Not listed
- IUCN Red List : Not listed