It's shells are quite similar to the those of the type species, Anazola acuminata (Lamarck, 1811) and are often mis-identified. The shellls, however, remain much smaller (< 40mm), have a comparatively higher spire, are even more regularly cylindrical in adult state, and it have a series of small spots or flammules below the filament canal which are always lacking in the type species.
RV 4708a. Guinea, Conakry; offshore, depth 10-20 m; August 1990.
RV 3168b. Gambia, Kotu, Kotu Point, exposed rocks at low tide, crabbed, February 23, 2016. Scale bar is 1 cm.