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Temporal range: Late Oligocene
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Infraclass: Marsupialia
Order: Diprotodontia
Suborder: Vombatiformes
Family: Ilariidae
Genus: Ilaria
Tedford & Woodburne, 1987
  • I. illumidens
  • I. lawsoni

Ilaria is an extinct genus of marsupial of the family Ilariidae, dating from the Late Oligocene of South Australia. Its diet consisted of leaves.


  • Long, John A.; Michael Archer; Tim Flannery; Suzanne Hand (January 2003). Prehistoric mammals of Australia and New Guinea. Johns Hopkins University Press. ISBN 0-8018-7223-5.
  • Archer, M.; Flannery, T.; Hand, S.; Long, J. Prehistoric Mammals of Australia and New Guinea: One Hundred Million Years of Evolution. UNSW Press, 2002. 244 pages.

Other uses[edit]

  • Ilaria is the corporate patron of Dr. Hitake's bioarctic lab in the television series 'Helix