The PEDIGREE of
Infraphylum Crustacea (Crustaceans)

 "Child(ren)":       Superclass Multicrustacea (Most crustaceans)   ;   Branchiopoda (brine shrimp)   ;   Remipedia (blind crustaceans)   ;   Cephalocarida (horseshoe shrimp)   ;   Ostracoda (seed shrimp)   ;   about 50000 species altogether
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/-- Superempire Unikonta   +====> [ 55]
/   | OR: Kingdom Opisthokonta   +====> [ 45]
/-- 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: Clade Nephrozoa
/-- Superphylum Ecdysozoa (Arthropods, Roundworms, etc.)
/-- Supraphylum Panarthropoda
/-- Phylum Arthropoda
/-- Subphylum Tetraconata
/  
- Infraphylum Crustacea (Crustaceans)
 

 
  ``3-Great Grandchildren:''       Order Decapoda (Prawns & Shrimp & kin)   ;   Order Euphausiacea (Krill)   ;   Infraclass Cirripedia (Barnacles)   ;   Superorder Podoplea
 
  ``9-Great Grandchildren:''       Genus Paralithodes (some King crabs)   ;   Superfamily Ocypodoidea   ;   Common Rock Barnacle
 

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