Genus: Kirktonecta CLACK, 2011
Etymology: In reference to East Kirkton, the quarry where the specimen was found, and Greek, necta, 'swimmer'.
Species: milinerae CLACK, 2011
Etymology: In honor of Angela Milner.
Holotype: UMZC 2002a, b
Locality: 'Bed 82' East Kirkton Quarry, Bathgate, west-Lothian Province, Scotland, northern United Kingdom.
Horizon: East Kirkton Limestone, West Lothian Oil-Shale Formation.
Age: Middle Dinantian Series, Visean Epoch, Late Carboniferous (Middle Mississippian).
Material: Fragmentary skull and fragimentar7 skeleton.
Note: Has soft-tissue impressions on the tail.
Note: Has scale impressions.