The PEDIGREE of
Phylum Rhodophyta (Red Algae)

     aka Subkingdom Rhodoplantae; aka Class Rhodophyceae

 "Child(ren)":       Class Cyanidiophyceae (primitive red algae)   ;   Subphylum Rhodophytina (various algae & seaweeds)   ;   9000 species altogether
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/-- Domain of Archaeota   +====> [ 43]
/   | OR: prob. not (NN), a peculiar Symbiote   +====> [ 51]
/-- prob.  Kingdom Crenarchaeota
/   | or: T.A.C.K. Subdomain
/-- (NN), a very special Archaeote
/-- pre-Eukaryote
/  \-- Pre-Mitochondrion Bacterium   +====> [ 50]
/-- proto-Eukaryote
/  \-- (NN), a thermophilic Bacterium   +====> [ 49]
/-- The First Eukaryote
/-- (NN), a Bacterium   +====> [ 46]
\-- (NN), a (thermophilic?) Bacterium
/   \-- a Bacterium   +====> [ 45]
/-- Domain of Eukaryotes  (2100 M BC)
/-- Subdomain Bikonta
/   | (skip this generation?)
/-- Superempire Corticata
/-- Empire of Archaeplastida
| OR: Kingdom of Archaeplastida (Eight Kingdom Model)   +====> [ 55]
/-- Earlier Life (Based on RNA and Protein)   +====> [ 41]
/-- Last Universal Ancestor of Present Life
| OR: Last Universal Common Ancestor (LUCA)   +====> [ 9]
/  \-- Tiny cavities in iron sulphide rocks   +====> [ 1]
/-- Proto-Bacteria  (3700 M BC)
/-- Glycobacteria (Traditional Model)
/   | OR: Subkingdom Terrabacteria (Terra-Hydro Model)   +====> [ 45]
/-- Phylum Cyanobacteria  (3000 M BC)
/-- Class Cyanophyceae
/-- Order Gloeobacterales
/  \-- Chloroplastid
/-- Superkingdom of Metabionta
/   | or: poss. Clade of Excavata and Rhodophyta
- Phylum Rhodophyta (Red Algae)
 

 
  (poss.) ``3(+)-Great Grandchildren:''       Family Laminariaceae   ;   Class Phaeophyceae (Brown Algae)   ;   Phylum Apicomplexa (parasitic protozoa)   ;   Phylum Ciliophora (Ciliates)   ;   Phylum Miozoa   ;   Superphylum Retaria   ;   Order Corallinales (coralline algae)
 
  (poss.) ``8(+)-Great Grandchildren:''       Genus Plasmodium (malarial parasite)   ;   Suborder Parameciina   ;   Subclass Gymnodiniphycidae   ;   Subfamily Globigerininae
 

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