The PEDIGREE of
Phylum Cnidaria (Coelenterates)

     aka Nematocysts (stinging cells)

 "Child(ren)":       Class Anthozoa (Corals & Sea Anemones)   ;   Subphylum Medusozoa (Jellies & kin)   ;   11000 species altogether
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/-- Glycobacteria   +====> [ 44]
/-- Eurybacteria
/-- Superphylum Endobacteria
/   | (skip this generation?)
/-- Phylum Actinobacteria
/-- Class Actinobacteridae
/-- (NN), a thermophilic Bacterium
/   | OR: (NN), a very special Archaeote   +====> [ 52]
/-- (NN), a Nucleated Cell
/-- (NN), a thermophilic Bacterium   +====> [ 49]
/-- Superdomain of Neomura
| or: (NN), a Bacterium
/  \-- Clostridium   +====> [ 50]
/  \-- (NN), a Cell Nucleus
/-- Domain of Eukaryotes  (2100 M BC)
/-- Clade of Proteobacteria & Planctoba.   +====> [ 46]
/-- Phylum Proteobacteria (purple bacteria & kin)
/-- Class Alphaproteobacteria
/-- Order Rickettsiales
/  \-- Pre-Mitochondrion Bacteria
/-- Superempire Unikonta
/-- Empire of Opisthokonts (Fungi & Animals)
/-- Superkingdom Holozoa
/-- Kingdom of Animals
/-- Subkingdom of Metazoa (Multicellular Animals)  (700 M BC)
/-- Superbranch Eumetazoa
/-- Superphylum Planulozoa
/   | or: prob. not Branch Radiata, q.v.
- Phylum Cnidaria (Coelenterates)
 

 
  (poss.) ``2-Great Grandchildren:''       Order Scleractinia (stony corals)   ;   Suborder Scleraxonia (Gorgonians)   ;   Subclass Discomedusae   ;   Order Anthomedusae (Athecate Hydroids)   ;   Order Bivalvulida
 
  (poss.) ``7-Great Grandchildren:''       (NN), a coral reef or atoll   ;   Nomura's jellyfish
 

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