Illyrians in history were also known for piracy. Rome's first overseas conflict was with Illyrian pirates. The preceding unsigned comment was added by (talk).

Yah, which may be why the writers chose the name. Alas, we'll likely never know. -- Sulfur 03:51, 26 December 2007 (UTC)

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  • The name may be based on the Illyrs, an ethnic group that inhabited what is currently known as Albania and Croatia, a region once denoted Illyria. The region known as Illyria was the setting for William Shakespeare's play "Twelfth Night".

Needs some proof. — Morder (talk) 00:57, 27 June 2009 (UTC)

something makes me believe that these are actually Cardassians. I know their not however this would explain the Similar ship designs and hatred towards Humans later on. However their Cranium and Species don't match. and Damar just happens to be the captain of the ship (Same Actor).

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