This study comprises the description of four new species of Leucothoe Leach, 1814 (L. basilobata n. sp., L. cheiriserra n. sp., L. leptosa n. sp., and L. urospinosa n. sp.), redescriptions of L. lihue Barnard (1970), L. tridens Stebbing (1888), and L. spinicarpa (Abildgaard, 1789), and a new record of L. laurensi Thomas & Ortiz (1995) for the Brazilian coast. Considerations on geographic distribution are given.

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Keywords Amphipoda, Leucothoidae, Leucothoe, distribution, taxonomy, Brazil
Journal Beaufortia
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Serejo, C. S. (1998). The Genus Leucothoe (Crustacea, Amphipoda, Leucothoidae) on the Brazilian Coast. Beaufortia, 48(6), 105–135.