Genus: Casineria PATON, SMITHSON & CLARK, 1999
Etymology: Latin, caseus, “cheese” and Latin, sinus, “bay”: Cheese bay.

Species: kiddi PATON, SMITHSON, & CLARK, 1999
Etymology: In honor of Nicolas Kidd, who discovered the specimen.

Holotype: National Museum of Scotland, NMS G1993.54.1

Locality: Cheese Bay, Gullane, East Lothian, Scotland, Northern United Kingdom.

Horizon: Cheese Bay Shrimp bed, Gullane Formation.


Age: Asbian Stage, Upper Middle Visean Epoch, Middle Dinantian series, Gzelian Epoch, Early Carboniferous (Middle Mississippian).

Material: Fragment of dentary, and fragmentary skeleton, part and counterpart.