— Generic features. Carapace short and emarginate posteriorly, anterior margin rounded without any definite rostral projection or produced into a very short, obtusely triangular rostrum.
Antennule usually short, with third segment somewhat expanded distally. Antennal scale oval, apex considerably produced; thorn at distal; end of unarmed portion of margin not articulated. Eyes short and thick, with the cornea occupying about half of the total organ; slightly flattened dorso-ventrally.
Tarsus of third-eighth thoracic endopods four-segmented, proximal subsegment of carpo-propodus short, swollen, armed with long setae, cut off from second subsegment by a somewhat oblique articulation. Exopod of fourth male pleopod usually five-segmented, armed distally with two long modified setae which form 'pincers'; fifth pleopod rudimentary as in female. Uropod short.
Telson long and narrow, lateral margins armed with small spines; apex cleft more or less deeply, cleft armed with teeth.
— Species description not available.
Known from shallow waters close to the coast.
Distribution in the North Sea
E North Atlantic: 28-56°N; coastal.
[After Tattersall and Tattersall, 1951]