The PEDIGREE of
Phylum Crenarchaeota (Eocytes)

     (mostly thermophilic)

 "Child(ren)":       Class Thermoprotei   ;   poss. Nitrosocaldus
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/-- Non-reproducing Precursor Organism   +====> [ 38]
/-- Earliest life (Based on AEG -based nucleic acid chains)
| or: polyamide nucleic acid
| or: glycol nucleic acid or: threose nucleic acid
/  \-- Montmorillonite-based Vesicles
/-- Earlier life (Based on RNA)
/-- Earlier Life (Based on RNA and Protein)
/-- Last Universal Ancestor of Present Life
/-- Proto-Bacteria  (3700 M BC)
/-- Glycobacteria
/-- Eurybacteria
/-- Superphylum Endobacteria
/   | (skip this generation?)
/-- Phylum Actinobacteria
/-- Class Actinobacteridae
/-- (NN), a thermophilic Bacterium
/-- Superdomain of Neomura
/-- Earlier life (Based on RNA)   +====> [ 40]
/-- Earlier Life (Based on RNA and Protein)
/-- Last Universal Ancestor of Present Life
/-- Proto-Bacteria  (3700 M BC)
/-- Glycobacteria
/-- Eurybacteria
/-- Superphylum Endobacteria
/   | (skip this generation?)
/-- Phylum Firmicutes
/-- Order Clostridiales (incl. sulfate-reducing bacteria)
/-- Family Clostridiaceae
/  \-- Clostridium
/-- Kingdom Crenarchaeota
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- Phylum Crenarchaeota (Eocytes)
 

 
  ``2-Great Grandchild:''       Genus Ignicoccus (in phylum Crenarchaeota)
 

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