The PEDIGREE of
Superorder Exopterygota

 
     (Plecoptera & Emboidea & Zoraptera clade together as Plecopterida); aka Hemipterodea; (clading of orders within Exopterygota is unclear; clade is called Polyneoptera in schemes which exclude Hemipteroids)

 "Child(ren)":       Clade of Dictyopteroids   ;   Grandorder Orthopterida (Crickets, walking-sticks, etc.)   ;   Plecoptera (stoneflies)   ;   Embioptera (webspinners)   ;   Protorthoptera (extinct)   ;  poss.   Grandorder Paraneoptera (Hemipteroids)
 poss. "Partner(s)":       prob. not Eumetabola (clade incl. Endopterygota)
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/-- Subkingdom of Metazoa   +====> [ 59]
/-- Superbranch Eumetazoa
/-- Superphylum Planulozoa
/-- Clade of Bilateria and Placozoa
/   | (skip this generation?)
/-- Branch Bilateria
/-- Infrakingdom (Grade) of Coelomates
/   | (skip this generation?)
/-- Subgrade of Protostomia
/   | or: Clade Nephrozoa
/-- Superphylum Ecdysozoa (Arthropods, Roundworms, etc.)
/-- Supraphylum Panarthropoda
/-- Phylum Arthropoda
/-- Subphylum Tetraconata
/   | or: Superclass Panhexapoda in Infraphylum Atelocerata
/-- Epiclass Hexapoda
/-- Class Insecta
/-- Subclass Pterygota (winged insects)
/-- Infraclass Neoptera
/  
- Superorder Exopterygota
 

 
  (poss.) ``Grandchildren:''       Grandorder Dictyoptera (Cockroaches, Termites, & Mantises)   ;   Order Orthoptera (Grasshoppers, crickets, etc.)   ;   Order Phasmatodea (Stick Insects & Leaf insects)   ;   Order Hemiptera (True Bugs, Cicadas, Aphids, etc.)
 

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