PaleoDB taxon number: 247561
Full reference: R. H. Tedford and M. O. Woodburne. 1987. The Ilardiidae, a new family of vombatiformes marsupials from Miocene strata of South Australia and an evolution of the homology of molar cusps in the diprotodontia. Possums and Opossums: Studies in Evoultion 2:401-418
Sister taxon: Ilaria lawsoni
Type specimen: SAM P24927, a partial skeleton (partial cranium, atlas, 2 thoracic vertebres, 1 lumbar vertebra, 1 sacaral vertebra, left scapula, right scapula fragment, ribs). Its type locality is Lake Pinpa, which is in an Oligocene/Miocene lacustrine claystone in the Namba Formation of Australia.
Ecology: scansorial omnivore