The PEDIGREE of
Phylum Gnathostomulida (Jaw worms)

     aka Class Gnathostomulida

 "Child(ren)":       about 100 extant species
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/-- proto-Eukaryote   +====> [ 52]
/-- The First Eukaryote
/  \-- (NN), a (thermophilic?) Bacterium   +====> [ 47]
/-- Domain of Eukaryotes
/-- Superempire Unikonta
/   | OR: Kingdom Opisthokonta   +====> [ 55]
/-- Empire of Opisthokonts (Fungi & Animals)
/-- Superkingdom Holozoa
/-- Kingdom of Apoikozoa (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: Branch Bilateria
/-- Superphylum Platyzoa (various worm phyla)
/  
- Phylum Gnathostomulida (Jaw worms)
 

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