The PEDIGREE of
Phylum Apicomplexa (parasitic protozoa)

     aka Sporozoa; (Gregarinasina & Coccidiasina clade together as Conoidasida)

 "Child(ren)":       Class Aconoidasida   ;   Gregarinasina   ;   Coccidiasina   ;   340 genera (4500+ species) altogether
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/-- Superphylum Endobacteria   +====> [ 46]
/   | (skip this generation?)
/-- Phylum Actinobacteria
/-- Class Actinobacteridae
/-- (NN), a thermophilic Bacterium
/   | OR: (NN), a very special Archaeote   +====> [ 52]
/-- (NN), a Nucleated Cell
/-- Superdomain of Neomura   +====> [ 51]
/   | or: (NN), a Bacterium
/  \-- (NN), a Cell Nucleus
/-- Domain of Eukaryotes  (2100 M BC)
/-- Class Alphaproteobacteria   +====> [ 48]
/-- Order Rickettsiales
/  \-- Pre-Mitochondrion Bacteria
/-- Subdomain Bikonta
/   | (skip this generation?)
/-- Superempire Corticata
/   | (skip this generation?)
/-- Kingdom Chromalveolata
/-- Subdomain Bikonta   +====> [ 55]
/   | (skip this generation?)
/-- Superempire Corticata
/-- Empire of Archaeplastida
/  \-- Chloroplastid   +====> [ 46]
/-- Superkingdom of Metabionta
/   | or: poss. Clade of Excavata and Rhodophyta
/-- Phylum Rhodophyta (Red Algae)
/-- Class Cyanidiophyceae (primitive red algae)
/  \-- Red plastid
/-- Subkingdom S.A.R. (Stramenopiles & Alveolates & Rhizaria)
/-- Superphylum Alveolata
/  
- Phylum Apicomplexa (parasitic protozoa)
 

 
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