The PEDIGREE of
Phylum Arthropoda

 
     (Segmented bodies and jointed limbs, with Chitin exoskeleton); (clading of the arthropods is controversial; some place myriapods with Arachnomorpha to form Myriochelata (Paradoxopoda) clade; some place myriapods with Tetraconata to form Mandibulata clade; etc.)

 "Child(ren)":       Subphylum Myriapoda (Millipedes & Centipedes)   ;   Subphylum Arachnomorpha   ;   Subphylum Tetraconata   ;   Camptophyllia (extinct)   ;   Marrellomorpha (extinct)   ;   Trilobitomorpha/Trilobita (extinct)   ;   1200000 extant species altogether
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/-- (NN), a Nucleated Cell   +====> [ 53]
/-- Domain of Eukaryotes
/  \-- Pre-Mitochondrion Bacteria   +====> [ 50]
/-- Superempire Unikonta
/   | 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
 

 
  (poss.) ``1-Great Grandchildren:''       Order Scolopendromorpha   ;   Subclass Helminthomorpha   ;   Class Arachnida (Spiders & Scorpions)   ;   Class Merostomata (Horshoe Crabs & Sea Scorpions)   ;   Superclass Multicrustacea (Most crustaceans)   ;   Class Insecta
 

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