The PEDIGREE of
Phylum Ctenophora (Comb jellies)

 "Child(ren)":       about 100 extant species
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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
/-- Phylum Actinobacteria   +====> [ 47]
/-- Class Actinobacteridae
/-- (NN), a thermophilic Bacterium
/-- Superdomain of Neomura
| or: (NN), a Bacterium
/-- Family Clostridiaceae   +====> [ 49]
/  \-- 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)
/-- Superkingdom Holozoa
/-- Kingdom of Animals
/-- Subkingdom of Metazoa (Multicellular Animals)  (700 M BC)
/-- Superbranch Eumetazoa
/   | OR: prob. not Branch Radiata (Cnidaria & Ctenophora)   +====> [ 61]
- Phylum Ctenophora (Comb jellies)
 

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