Perikoala

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Perikoala
Temporal range: Late Oligocene
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Infraclass: Marsupialia
Order: Diprotodontia
Family: Phascolarctidae
Genus: Perikoala
Stirton
Species

P. palankarinnika

Perikoala is an extinct genus of marsupial, related to the modern koala. The genus diverged from a common ancestor of the other koala genera Nimiokoala, Litokoala and the genus Phascolarctos, which contains the living koala.[1]

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