It is a very small species of bat, with a forearm length of 31–33 mm (1.2–1.3 in).
It weighs only 3–4 g (0.11–0.14 oz).
Its ears are short, at 10–13 mm (0.39–0.51 in) long.
Its dorsal fur is dark brown, with individual hairs bicolored.
Hairs are consistently colored on its ventral side.
Its wing membranes are also dark brown; the posterior margins of the wings are whitish.
The uropatagium is paler than the wing membranes.
Its calcar is keeled, though almost imperceptibly.
Its dental formula is 18.104.22.168.1.2.3, for a total of 34 teeth.