A small, elongate species (females up to 2.5 mm, males up to 1.5 mm) with very short antennae and uropods. The front of the cephalon has characteristic projections. The male preoperculum is subtriangular.
Distribution and Habitat
Found intertidally on sponges, bryozoans, etc., mainly in the south-west and Channel Islands.
Naylor, E. & A. Brandt. 2015. Intertidal Marine Isopods. Synopses of the British Fauna (New Series), No. 3. Field Studies Council, for The Linnean Society of London.