The PEDIGREE of
Kingdom of Animals

 "Child(ren)":       Subkingdom of Metazoa (Multicellular Animals)   ;   Choanozoa (Choanoflagellates)
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/-- Proto-Bacteria   +====> [ 43]
/-- Glycobacteria
/-- 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
/-- Superphylum Endobacteria   +====> [ 46]
/   | (skip this generation?)
/-- Phylum Actinobacteria
/-- Class Actinobacteridae
/-- (NN), a thermophilic Bacterium
/-- Superdomain of Neomura
| or: (NN), a Bacterium
/-- Order Clostridiales   +====> [ 48]
/-- Family Clostridiaceae
/  \-- Clostridium
/  \-- (NN), a Cell Nucleus
/-- Domain of Eukaryotes  (2100 M BC)
/-- Glycobacteria   +====> [ 44]
/-- Gracilicutes
/-- Clade of Proteobacteria & Planctobacteria
/-- Phylum Proteobacteria (purple bacteria & kin)
/-- Class Alphaproteobacteria
/-- Order Rickettsiales
/  \-- Pre-Mitochondrion Bacteria
/-- Superempire Unikonta
/-- Empire of Opisthokonts (Fungi & Animals)  (1200 M BC)
/-- Superkingdom Holozoa
/  
- Kingdom of Animals
 


  (poss.) ``Grandchildren:''       Subkingdom Parazoa   ;   Superbranch Eumetazoa   ;   Phylum Porifera (Sponges)
 
  (poss.) ``2(+)-Great Grandchildren:''       Branch Bilateria   ;   Phylum Placozoa (Plate animals)   ;   Class Anthozoa (Corals & Sea Anemones)   ;   Subphylum Medusozoa (Jellies & kin)
 

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