About 9 to 13 mm in length. Black dorsal side with broad red lateral stripes on sides of head and pronotum (most distinct on pronotum); eyes are also red. May be orange or yellow in places that are typically red, depending on the color morph. Ventral side is dark except for margins of abdomen and posterior segment, which are red. Appendages are black. Rostrum surpasses posterior coxae.