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Named By: Nybelin in 1974
Time Period: Early Toarcian[1]
Location: Germany
Size: Around 10 to 15 centimetres long
Diet: Carnivore (of small organisms)
Fossil(s): Multiple individuals
Classification: | Chordata | Gnathostomata | Osteichthyes | Actinopterygii | Pachycormiformes |
Also known as: | Clupea sprattiformis |

Leptolepides is an extinct genus of prehistoric ray-finned fish that lived during the early Toarcian stage of the Early Jurassic epoch.

Read more about Leptolepides at Wikipedia
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