The PEDIGREE of
Superphylum Lophotrochozoa (various phyla of worms)

 "Child(ren)":       Supraphylum Trochozoa   ;   Supraphylum Lophophorata (Lamp shells, Sea mats, Hoseshoe worms, etc.)   ;   poss. rhabditophores & catenulids (formerly placed with flatworms)   ;   Hyolitha (extinct)
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/-- Class Actinobacteridae   +====> [ 48]
/-- (NN), a thermophilic Bacterium
/   | OR: (NN), a very special Archaeote   +====> [ 52]
/-- (NN), a Nucleated Cell
/  \-- (NN), a Cell Nucleus   +====> [ 52]
/-- Domain of Eukaryotes
/  \-- Pre-Mitochondrion Bacteria   +====> [ 50]
/-- Superempire Unikonta
/-- Empire of Opisthokonts (Fungi & Animals)
/-- Superkingdom Holozoa
/-- Kingdom of Animals
/-- Subkingdom of Metazoa (Multicellular Animals)
/-- Superbranch Eumetazoa
/-- Superphylum Planulozoa
/-- Clade of Bilateria and Placozoa
/   | (skip this generation?)
/-- Branch Bilateria
/-- Infrakingdom (Grade) of Coelomates  (570 M BC)
/   | (skip this generation?)
/-- Subgrade of Protostomia
/   | or: Clade Nephrozoa
- Superphylum Lophotrochozoa (various phyla of worms)
 


  (poss.) ``Grandchildren:''       Phylum Nemertea (Ribbon Worms)   ;   Phylum Annelida (Ringed Worms & kin) [recent taxonomy]   ;   Phylum Mollusca   ;   Phylum Sipuncula (Peanut worms)   ;   Phylum Phoronida (Horseshoe worms)   ;   Phylum Entoprocta (Goblet worms)   ;   Phylum Bryozoa (Sea mats)   ;   Phylum Brachiopoda (Lamp shells)
 
  (poss.) ``2-Great Grandchildren:''       Order Heteronemertea   ;   Class Clitellata (Leeches, earthworms, etc.)   ;   Subclass Sedentaria   ;   Class Gastropoda (Snails & Slugs & Limpets & etc.)   ;   Class Cephalopoda (Squid, Nautilus, etc.)   ;   Class Bivalvia (Clams & Oysters & etc.)
 

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