Genus: Bothriospondylus OWEN, 1875
Etymology: Greek, bothrion, “little ditch, trench, furrow”, and Greek, spondylos “vertebra”: Furrowed vertebrae”.
= Bothryospondylus de LAPPARENT & ZBYZEWSKI, 1957 (sic)

Species: suffossus OWEN, 1875
Etymology: Latin, suffossus,"undermined."
= Bothrospondylus suffosus LYDEKKER, 1888 (sic)
= Pleurocoelus suffosus (OWEN, 1875) MARSH, 1897

Holotype: NHMUK (old BMNH) 44592-5

Locality: “Swindon Brick and Tile Works”, adjacent to the Wilts-Berks Canal, Swindon, Wiltshire County, England, Southern United Kingdom.

Horizon: Kimmeridge Clay.


Age: Early Kimmeridgian Stage, Middle Malm Epoch, Late Jurassic.

Material: Centra of 4 dorsal vertebrae.

Referred material:

NHMUK (old BMNH) 44589-91: 3 sacral vertebrae.