The PEDIGREE of
Division Bryophyta (Mosses)

 
     ('Children' are listed in approximate order of cladistic closeness to Bryopsida); (the term 'Bryophyte' was once used to include all non-vascular Stomatophytes)

 "Child(ren)":       Class Bryopsida   ;   Polytrichopsida (Aloe moss)   ;   Tetraphidopsida   ;   Oedipodiopsida (gouty-moss)   ;   Andreaeobryopsida   ;   Andreaeopsida   ;   Sphagnopsida   ;   Takakiopsida   ;   15000 species altogether
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/-- Superphylum Endobacteria   +====> [ 46]
/   | OR: Subkingdom Terrabacteria   +====> [ 45]
/-- Phylum Actinobacteria
/-- Class Actinobacteridae
/-- (NN), a thermophilic Bacterium
/   | OR: (NN), a very special Archaeote   +====> [ 52]
/-- (NN), a Nucleated Cell
/-- Superdomain of Neomura   +====> [ 51]
/   | or: (NN), a Bacterium
/  \-- (NN), a Cell Nucleus
/-- Domain of Eukaryotes  (2100 M BC)
/-- Class Alphaproteobacteria   +====> [ 48]
/-- Order Rickettsiales
/  \-- Pre-Mitochondrion Bacteria
/-- Subdomain Bikonta
/   | (skip this generation?)
/-- Superempire Corticata
/-- Empire of Archaeplastida
| OR: Kingdom of Archaeplastida (Eight Kingdom Model)   +====> [ 45]
/-- Earlier life (Based on RNA)   +====> [ 40]
/-- Earlier Life (Based on RNA and Protein)
/-- Last Universal Ancestor of Present Life
/-- Proto-Bacteria (Traditional Model)
/-- Glycobacteria (Traditional Model)
/   | OR: Subkingdom Terrabacteria (Terra-Hydro Model)   +====> [ 45]
/-- Phylum of Cyanobacteria  (3000 M BC)
/  \-- Chloroplastid
/-- Superkingdom of Metabionta
/-- Kingdom of Viridiplantae (Green Plants)
/-- Subkingdom of Streptophyta (Land plants)
/-- Branch of Stomatophytes  (475 M BC)
/  
- Division Bryophyta (Mosses)
 

 
  ``2-Great Grandchild:''       Order Hypnales
 
  ``5-Great Grandchild:''       Ostrich-plume Feathermoss (Boreal forest moss)
 

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