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(Lilljeborg, 1864)

Body length up to 2 mm. Body very slender. Antenna 1 with basal article shorter than the remaining three together.
Pereiopods small with the bases of pereiopods 4-6 swollen.
Uropods almost half the combined length of pleon and pleotelson; endopodite slender and two-articled but exopodite represented only by a very small projection of the basis.

It has been found on flat muddy substrates, down to 140 m.

North-east of Aberdeen, Northumberland and the south and west coasts of Norway.

Leptognathia filiformis