The PEDIGREE of
Family Cichlidae (Cichlids)

     (one of the largest families of fish)

 "Child(ren)":       Subfamily Pseudocrenilabrinae   ;   Astronotinae   ;   Cichlasomatinae   ;   Cichlinae   ;   Etroplinae   ;   Geophaginae   ;   Heterochromidinae   ;   Ptychochrominae   ;   Retroculinae   ;   220 genera (2000+ species) altogether
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/-- Branch Bilateria   +====> [ 63]
/-- Infrakingdom (Grade) of Coelomates
/   | or: prob. Clade Nephrozoa
/-- Superphylum Deuterostomia (Chordates, Echinoderms, & kin)
/-- Phylum Chordata  (540 M BC - ?)
/-- Clade Craniata
/-- Subphylum Vertebrata  (510 M BC - ?)
/-- Infraphylum Gnathostomata (Jawed Vertebrates)
/-- Microphylum Teleostomi (Bony fishes & Spiny sharks)
/-- Superclass Osteichthyes (Bony fishes)
/-- Class Actinopterygii (Ray-finned fishes)
/-- Subclass Neopterygii
/-- Infraclass Teleostei
/-- Superorder Acanthopterygii
/-- Order Perciformes
/-- Suborder Labroidei
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- Family Cichlidae (Cichlids)
 

 
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