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meaning: "Delicate swimmer"
Named By: Von Huene in 1922
Time Period: Late Triassic - Early Jurassic, Rhaetian-Pliensbachian
Location: Western Europe including, Belgium, England, Germany and Switzerland
Size: Details uncertain
Diet: Piscivore
Fossil(s): Several specimens
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.

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