An amphipod with a rounded, broad and robust body. Can reach lengths of 7 mm. The black eyes are very large in males and almost adjoining on top of the head. In females the eyes are moderately large and reniform. The head has a small rostrum. The body is yellowish white.
Degraer, S.; Wittoeck, J.; Appeltans, W.; Cooreman, K.; Deprez, T.; Hillewaert, H.; Hostens, K.; Mees, J.; Vanden Berghe, E.; Vincx, M. (2006). The macrobenthos atlas of the Belgian part of the North Sea. Belgian Science Policy. D/2005/1191/3. ISBN 90-810081-6-1. 164 pp. (look up in IMIS)