Shell: medium, solid, elliptical to sub-cylindrical, ranging from 40-60 mm.
Spire partially covered by outer tip. Teeth: 24 to 33 columellar teeth; 25 to 28 labral teeth.
Sculpture: smooth, porcelaneous, margins slightly thickened.
Exterior colour blue grey background crossed by diffuse brown chevron bands centrally and at each end; dorsum overlaid with network of dashes, lines and hieroglyphs interrupted by clear space; base cream; teeth highlighted brown; margins cream with heavy spotting towards the dorsum. Prominent dark blotch at the spire Mantle line distinct.