Small animal with short tapered arms. Three relatively long arm spines, minute combs of papillae at the base of the arm, many minute tentacle scales. Colour: disc patterned brown, white and grey, arms fainted banded brown and pale. Disc to 1 cm in diameter, arms to 2 cm in length.
This brittle star skates across the seafloor by vigorous movements of its arms. It is presumably a carnivore of small fauna.
Soft sediment, in depths 2-500 m.
Indo-Malay region to Japan, including Australia.
Recorded in Australia
- DSE Advisory List : Not listed
- EPBC Act 1999 : Not listed
- IUCN Red List : Not listed