An unremarkable small greyish species with dark femora (narrowly yellow at the base and tip) which otherwise resembles Chaetosa punctipes (which has pale legs) in size and shape. Thorax and abdomen densely grey dusted. Front of frons and sides of the face with reddish ground colour. Palps, small and brown. Wing length: ♂ 4.5 - 4.5 - 4.5 mm (2); ♀ 5.1 - 5.3 - 5.4 mm (2).