Carapace pear-shaped, inflated, knobby and spined. Rostrum of two long cylindrical horns diverging from base. Preocular spine prominent. Eyestalk short; cornea rounded. Walking legs long, smooth and cylindrical; 1st longer than cheliped.
Carapace: male 55 x 45 mm, female 54 x 40 mm.
Carapace white with orange spines; rostrum orange. Chelipeds orange-red with deepest colour on spines and ridges; finger scarlet with white band and white tips. Walking legs red with white bands: 2 on merus 1 on carpus and 1 on propodus.
Subtidal and deep water, on sand, mud, shell, gravel and rocky areas.
Japan; Shumagin Bank and Kodiak, Alaska, to Cortez Bank, Mexico; from 22 to 1190 m.
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