The PEDIGREE of
Division Chlorophyta (Green Algae Proper)

     (Charophytes are also considered 'Green Algae' making that term polyphyletic)

 "Child(ren)":       Class Trebouxiophyceae   ;   Class Ulvophyceae   ;   Euglenoid Chloroplast   ;   Green Algal Plastid   ;   Bryopsidophyceae (spongeweed : etc.)   ;   Chlorophyceae   ;   Pedinophyceae   ;   Pleurastrophyceae   ;   Prasinophyceae
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/-- Eurybacteria   +====> [ 45]
/-- Superphylum Endobacteria
/   | (skip this generation?)
/-- 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
/-- Earliest life   +====> [ 39]
| or: polyamide nucleic acid
/   | or: glycol nucleic acid or: threose nucleic acid
/-- Earlier life (Based on RNA)
/-- Earlier Life (Based on RNA and Protein)
/-- Last Universal Ancestor of Present Life
/-- Proto-Bacteria  (3700 M BC)
/-- Glycobacteria
/-- Phylum of Cyanobacteria  (3000 M BC)
/  \-- Chloroplastid
/-- Superkingdom of Metabionta
/-- Kingdom of Viridiplantae (Green Plants)
/  
- Division Chlorophyta (Green Algae Proper)
 


  (poss.) ``1(+)-Great Grandchildren:''       Viking dye-moss (lichen)   ;   Genus Acetabularia (Mermaid's Wineglass)   ;   Order Euglenales   ;   Superphylum Discoba (Euglena & distant kin)   ;   Superphylum Retaria
 
  (poss.) ``6(+)-Great Grandchildren:''       Genus Euglena (in Phylum Euglenozoa)   ;   Subfamily Globigerininae
 

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