Moderately small to moderately large, moderately solid to solid. Last whorl conical to slightly pyriform, outline variably convex at third or half, straight to faintly concave below. Shoulder angulate, faintly to strongly tuberculate. Spire of low to moderate height, outline straight to slightly concave. Last whorl with variably granulose spiral ribs on basal half, sometimes to subshoulder area._Last whorl olive to orange brown, except for whitish granules on spiral ribs. Some specimens with a slightly lighter central spiral band. Often evenly spaced brown spiral lines from base to subshoulder area, abapically following granulated spiral ribs. Base and basal part of columella purplish brown. Apex yellowish white to bright orange. Aperture bright bluish violet behind a bright orange-brown marginal zone; whitish violet deeper within.