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Temporal range: Early Toarcian[1]
Leptolepides sprattiformes.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclass: Osteichthyes
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Pachycormiformes
Genus: Leptolepides
Nybelin, 1974
Type species
Leptolepides sprattiformis
Blainville, 1818
  • Leptolepides sprattiformis Blainville, 1818
  • Leptolepides haerteisi Arratia, 1997

Clupea sprattiformis Blainville, 1818

Leptolepides is an extinct genus of prehistoric ray-finned fish that lived during the early Toarcian stage of the Early Jurassic epoch.[1]

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  1. ^ a b Sepkoski, Jack (2002). "A compendium of fossil marine animal genera". Bulletins of American Paleontology. 364: 560. Archived from the original on 2011-07-23. Retrieved 2009-02-27.  Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; name "sepkoskidb" defined multiple times with different content (see the help page).

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