The PEDIGREE of
Genus Ignicoccus (in phylum Crenarchaeota)

     (lives in marine hydrothermal vents, discovered 2000; poss. member of SYMBIOTIC pair)

 poss. "Partner(s)":       Genus Nanoarchaeum (thermophilic archaeote)
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/-- Earlier Life (Based on RNA and Protein)   +====> [ 41]
/-- 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
/-- Proto-Bacteria   +====> [ 43]
/-- Glycobacteria
/-- Eurybacteria
/-- Superphylum Endobacteria
/   | (skip this generation?)
/-- Phylum Firmicutes
/-- Order Clostridiales (incl. sulfate-reducing bacteria)
/-- Family Clostridiaceae
/  \-- Clostridium
/-- Kingdom Crenarchaeota
/-- Phylum Crenarchaeota (Eocytes)
/-- Class Thermoprotei
/-- Order Desulfurococcales
/-- Family Desulfurococcaceae
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- Genus Ignicoccus (in phylum Crenarchaeota)
 

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