|Named By:||Von Huene in 1922|
|Time Period:||Late Triassic - Early Jurassic, Rhaetian-Pliensbachian|
|Location:||Western Europe including, Belgium, England, Germany and Switzerland|
|Classification:||| Chordata | Reptilia | Ichthyosauria | Leptopterygiidae ||
|Also known as:||| Ichthyosaurus tenuirostris | Leptopterygius tenuirostris ||
Leptonectes is a genus of ichthyosaur that lived in the Late Triassic to Early Jurassic (Rhaetian - Pliensbachian). Fossils have been found in Belgium, England, Germany, and Switzerland.