"Shell ovate, fusiform, slender, polished, pale brown, dotted with a white spiral band near the suture and the back edge of the hinder anterior belt. Belt and suture black spotted; spire acute, half as long as the mouth. Mouth narrow, pillar obliquely plaited, front of pillar callous. Axis ½ inch.". Recent. No locality given.
Mienis (1980) considered this taxon to be synonymous with Oliva pulchella, and with Olivella oteroi. Although Mienis states that the type locality of O. leucozonias is Senegal, Gray did not indicate a type locality.