Medium shell, creamy white to brown, soetimes tinged with pink and ornamented with brown blotches. Three prominent, rounded varicies per whorl, usually spineless, but occasionally with one or two sharp spines at the base of the varicies and anteriorly on the canal. Sculptured with gemmate, spiral striae which are occasionally yellowish. Aperture white, outer lip sharply, minutely dentate.
Fair, R. H. The Murex Book. Ruth Fair, 1976.