|Description||Contains plate. First reported marine reptile discovery on the Yorkshire Coast, fossil given to the British Museum in 1781 and named Teleosaurus chapmani Konig.|
Published in Philosophical Transactions, as 'An account of the fossile bones of an allegator, found on the sea-shore, near Whitby in Yorkshire. In a letter to John Fothergill, M. D. from Capt. William Chapman'
Read 4 May 1758