Carapace subequal in length and width, lateral margins curved, surface covered with sharp spines which decrease in size posteriorly. Rostrum styliform. Chelipeds very long and slender with rows of sharp slender spines on all parts except fingers. Slender spined walking legs about ¾ length of chelipeds. Spines on abdominal segments 1, 2 and 6 and on pleural margins. Eyestalk short and pigmented; cornea not dilated.
Carapace: female 19 x 17 mm.
Carapace: anterior bluish pink, laterally pale pink and white; posterior white. Spines orange. Chelipeds orange with white palms and fingers. Walking legs orange becoming paler on dactyls. Antennules, antennae and eyestalk orange; cornea black.
Abyssal muddy sand.
Southwestern Vancouver Island (48°13’N, 126°18.5’W), to west of the Columbia River mouth, Washington; from 914 to 951 m.
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